Which Tiny Car Needs a Motorcycle Engine Swap?

Plenty of small, light cars can greatly benefit from a high-revving superbike engine.

Tiny, with two seats, a mid-mounted engine, rear-drive, and a convertible top. All the ingredients for greatness. And it was designed by Pininfarina. Japan gets the Beat's successor, the S660, but we'll be able to get our own Beats come May of next year.
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There are plenty of small cars out there deserving of a high-revving motorcycle engine swap. Which car do you think needs a bike engine most?

The first car that comes to mind for me is the Honda Beat. It's a tiny Kei-class roadster sold exclusively in Japan, equipped with a mid-mounted three-cylinder engine. The stock engine has individual throttle bodies and revs to over 8000 RPM, but I can't help but wonder what the Beat would be like with an engine that could rev even higher. And because there's no roof, there'd be nothing between you and that sweet motorcycle exhaust note.

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Now we'd like to know: Which small car do you think should get a motorcycle engine swap? It doesn't have to be something vintage or sporty like the Beat, either—it could be anything, as long as it makes sense with a motorcycle engine swapped in. Let us know in the comments below.

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