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Madboxer: A motorcycle with a Subaru WRX car engine

Madboxer: A motorcycle with a Subaru WRX car engine

The Madboxer: A motorcycle with a Subaru car engine
In the custom world, there are few more challenging builds than designing a motorcycle around a car engine. They’re heavy and torque focused, and trying to physically fit one into a production bike frame is easier said than done.

But what if your starting point is a car engine and you build everything around it? That’s what New Zealander Marcel van Hooijdonk did to create this incredible ‘Madboxer’ custom.

The Madboxer: A motorcycle with a Subaru car engine
The Madboxer, as good a name as any for this machine, has been ‘in the build’ for over five years. A toolmaker by trade, Marcel is more than a dab hand behind a set of tools, so when a friend sent him an email with a photo issuing a challenge, he leapt at the chance to put his skills towards something a little different.…

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