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October 6, 2018

''Its amazing what two people - Bruce and his colleague Tom - have done on their own without the resource of a big company. There are no compromises on the result, not a single downside'' - Simon Worland  

Simon Worland documents the final stage of his MXV6 build in the latest issues of Total MX-5 Magazine. With the engine fitted, it fires first time....

July 13, 2018

It has been nearly 18 months since Alex Kersten drove our prototype MXV6 for a feature on the Car Throttle YouTube channel. Overwhelmed with excitement, Alex declared that was prepared to do 'bad things' to get his hands on one (this isn't a surprise, it does have that effect on people). 

Since then, Phil (Alex' much loved, MX-5) has had some work in p...

July 9, 2018

We are extremely excited to announce that Total MX-5 Magazine has introduced a pristine, low mileage, deceivingly standard looking MXV6 to their fleet of cars. Issue 8 reveals the start of the self-build process on this stunning white MK1 MX-5. We look forward to seeing the build take shape in the following issue. 

If you want to read more, the ma...

March 31, 2018

''  It's fast - probably Porsche Boxster S fast - but completely old school, in a way that sports cars just aren't any more and in a way that the standard MX-5 has never aspired to....  " 

Once again, Total MX-5 magazine got their hands on the MXV6 development and demonstration car, but this time they took a longer trip to the north of England with the...

June 14, 2017

‘’It isn’t cheap, but for the quality of the

 components and the experience

 it’s fantastic value’'

- evo Magazine 

The latest test of the MXV6 comes from none other than Evo Magazine. We are excited to have had our Mk1 demo car featured in the August edition's 'Driven' section, where Antony Ingram talks about the excellent response of the Jaguar V6, and ag...

March 26, 2017

''Ill just say this. It takes about 20 seconds of driving the Rocketeer to trigger all kinds of devious plans to sell the family silver''. - Total MX-5 Magazine 

Once again, the Rocketeer MXV6 has captured the interest of the press. This time, a relatively new publication, and very welcome in our books, Total MX-5 Magazine. 

We are pleased to say that t...

January 26, 2017

Autocar Magazine test the Rocketeer MXV6 Mazda MX5 V6 engine conversion

November 17, 2016

Alex Kersten from CarThrottle is well known for his love of the Mazda MX-5. We let Alex take the Rocketeer MXV6 prototype for a spin to see how it compares to his own Turbo MX-5. 

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October 6, 2018

I have now driven my NA with the Rocketeer conversion for a 1,000 miles across a range of different roads. The car drives amazingly well. The V6 engine provides fantastic torque from about 1200 rpm and produces a smooth linear power delivery. In short, the car can be a...

July 8, 2018

My story begins with the article in Autocar, which made me ring Bruce, and pay my deposit all in quick succession. Mine was to be the first Turnkey, as I am no mechanic, and liked the reassurance of it being done by the professionals. - I am certainly glad I went that...

May 25, 2018

We are extremely excited to announce the first success in motorsport for the MXV6 with two race wins on May 20 2018, in the Campeonato Andaluz de Velocidad Turismos in Spain!

This particular journey started back in 2017, when we were contacted by Abreu and Riccardo Kait...

April 24, 2018

From: Steve M

Date: 23 April 2018

''I was just about to buy a rover V8 (I literally was about to go and pay that evening), when the new MX5 magazine caught my eye in the local petrol station. There was an article on Rocketeer and it looked like exactly what I wanted...

April 22, 2018

From: Damian James

Date: 20 April 2018

“I have had many cars in my time, ranging from Caterhams to top end Porsches. Last year I decided that I wanted something truly different and exciting. The Rocketeer MXV6 seemed to fit the bill. I started the project with limi...

March 31, 2018

From: Simon Worland

Date: 26 March 2018

To: Rocketeer <>

Subject: MXV6

Bruce and Tom,

Well, Rocketeer number two (?) is up and running and straight out of the box it sounds great, pulls like a train and there are no knocks bangs or strange noises. I ha...

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