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AMS Performance 'Madness' hearse is scary fast

Watch A Turbo Hearse Run A 9-Second Quarter Mile: Video

If you’ve died and don’t want to be late to your own funeral, this is your ride. Built by AMS Performance, this turbocharged Caprice hearse claims to be the fastest coffin-carrier in the world. It can run the quarter-mile in the high-9-second range, as it demonstrates in this video... read more

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Front-drive drag car blows a tire on the dyno

Front-Wheel Drive Drag Car Blows Tire, Self-Destructs On Dyno

While it might seem like a pretty safe environment, dynos pack a lot of hidden danger. From roasting trunk occupants with flames to blowing engines to shredding tires, the... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
7,000-horsepower dirt dragster launches

7,000 Horsepower Top Fuel Dragster On Dirt: Yes, It's Crazy

Have you ever wanted to feel the exfoliating joy of a 40-foot-high, 300-foot-long sandblaster of a rooster tail? Then you want to get to know Dennis Rieck and his dirt-loving... read more February 10, 2014 by 


 
Two Tesla Model Ses face off in the quietest drag race ever

The Quietest Drag Race Ever: Tesla Model S Vs. Tesla Model S

Earlier this week we brought you video of a Tesla Model S giving a 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray a run for its money on the straight strip. Today, there's no doubt the Model S... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
828-cubic-inch Ford V-8 dyno test

828ci Ford V-8 Turns 2,000 Naturally-Aspirated Horsepower On Dyno: Video

If you think your engine has a lot of horsepower, you're wrong. Few automotive engines can hold a candle to this 828-cubic-inch Ford "mountain motor" which, according to... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
Twin-engine 1932 Ford sedan delivery hot rod up for sale at Hemmings

2,500-Horsepower, Twin-V-8 Ford Hot Rod For Sale

You want something unique to cruise around town in, you say? You'd like something with a decent amount of horsepower, you say? You're not too concerned with waking up the... read more December 25, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Prototype

2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Prototype Sells For $200k

A prototype version of the 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer, possibly the last for the current-shape Mustang, was sold at auction last week for $200,000. That’s... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray runs 12.23 quarter-mile--and Hennessey will soon upgrade that

First Customer-Owned Corvette Stingray Runs 12.23 @ 114.88--Bone Stock: Video

Hennessey Performance Engineering does many things we envy, from the Venom GT to its ridiculous/awesome CTS-Vs. But this we don't so much envy--we've already driven the... read more September 30, 2013 by 


 
1,100-horsepower Chevy Nova does a burnout...with a trailer

Watch An 1100-HP Car Do A Burnout, With A Trailer: Video

Burnouts are fun, but what about burnouts with trailers? 1320 Video caught just such a spectacle. The crew of a Chevy Nova participating in Hot Rod Drag Week decided to make... read more September 26, 2013 by 


 
Extreme Ford Pinto does 345-foot wheelie

World's Coolest Pinto Does 345-Foot Wheelstand: Video

There are roughly 3.4 million reasons not to like the Ford Pinto, but there's one really, really good reason to like it: this. It's nowhere close to a stock Pinto, of course... read more September 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Prototype

2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Prototype Heading To Auction

The 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet is a highly focused vehicle whose main goal is to run for a quarter-mile at a time as fast as possible. It's very good at doing this. That's... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
Chevy Camaro ZL1 narrowly avoids disaster at the drag strip

Quick Reactions Save Camaro ZL1 From Drag Strip Disaster

And now for something (maybe not so) completely unexpected. First, how does a Camaro ZL1 on bias ply slicks lose it altogether midway down a drag strip? Our bet is a poor... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
Snake and Mongoose

New 'Snake and Mongoose' Trailer Released, Movie Airs September 6: Video

Don Prudhomme and Tom McEwen are two names that are forever intertwined. You might know this pair better by their nicknames; Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose"... read more July 22, 2013 by 


 
McLaren MP4-12C drag races Ferrari 458 Italia

McLaren MP4-12C Faces Off Against Ferrari 458 Italia At Drag Strip: Video

Which supercar is best? That's a common but complicated question. Is it the fastest? The quickest? The best-handling? The most well-rounded? The prettiest? The most visceral?... read more April 23, 2013 by 


 
2013 SRT Viper at the drag strip

2013 SRT Viper Hits The Drag Strip: Video

We know the 2013 SRT Viper comes with an 8.4-liter V-10, rated at 640 horsepower and 640 pound-feet of torque. But how does that translate on the drag strip? Well, the guys... read more April 23, 2013 by 


 
Chevrolet Performance's rolling Camaro chassis - image: GM Corp

Chevrolet Offers Drag Racers A Camaro Rolling Chassis

If you missed your chance at getting one of the drag-strip-ready COPO Camaros that Chevrolet was building for 2013, the brand is giving drag racers a second chance (of... read more March 25, 2013 by 


 
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