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World's Greatest Drag Race 4

World’s Greatest Drag Race 4: Video

It’s a classic Internet comparison: Nissan GT-R versus Porsche 911 Turbo. Which is fastest? Which is best? Which is the one you should kick your friends in the (virtual) nuts over? This video answers that, after a fashion. MUST SEE: Porsche 918 Spyder Burns To The Ground At Gas Station: Video... read more

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Don Garlits broke the 200 mph mark 50 years ago

‘Big Daddy’ Don Garlits Broke The 200 MPH Mark 50 Years Ago Today: Video

These days, seeing a car hit 200 mph isn’t all that special—there are American-made muscle cars and sports cars available for less than $150,000 that will do the... read more August 1, 2014 by 


 
Ford Mustang drag racer airborne screencap

3,000-HP Ford Mustang Drag Racer Gets Airborne: Video

You know you're having a bad day when the only thing you can see through your windshield is sky. Back in 2010, drag racer Dennis Bailey crashed in spectacular fashion when... read more July 11, 2014 by 


 
Electric Miata drag race car does burnout

Electric Miata Smokes Tesla Model S P85: Video

It’s no secret that one of the great keys to speed is lightness, and the Miata has that in spades—even when converted to electric drive as the drag monster in... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Supercharged Smart car does wheelie

Who Needs A Big Block? Supercharged Smart Car Does Wheelies, Whips Mustang: Video

Take one part Smart ForTwo, add equal parts Toyota Paseo Sprintex 1.5-liter engine and supercharger, mix well, and take to the drag strip. This is a recipe for beating Shelby... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Big block-powered Smart ForTwo drag car

Big Block Smart Car Pulls Wheelies, Sounds Like The Apocalypse: Video

The Smart ForTwo is the butt of many jokes, often for good reason. Recently, it's even become the target of some malicious practical jokers in San Francisco. This is one... read more May 14, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang electronic line lock

2015 Ford Mustang GT Gets Standard Electronic Line Lock: Video

Back in December we reported that the 2015 Ford Mustang would be equipped with a secret burnout-control feature. Ford has finally confirmed that, announcing that the 2015... read more April 21, 2014 by 


 
Diesel drag truck crashes spectacularly

Diesel Drag Truck Destroys Track In High-Speed Crash: Video

If you've ever doubted the might of a highly tuned diesel pickup, let this video put that to rest, even as it plants the seeds of a nightmare in your mind. Rolling coal and... read more April 18, 2014 by 


 
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... read more April 9, 2014 by 


 
Woman proves cars can be fun at any age

Your Grandma Isn't This Cool: Video

A lot of people think that aging is, somehow, a bad thing. Sure, it beats the alternative, but the fun drains out of life as the time does, right? As this enthusiastic woman... read more April 3, 2014 by 


 
Moits Racing driver Paul Mouhayet saves it when the car's chutes fail

Drag Racer Makes Awesome Save When 250-MPH Car's Chutes Fail: Video

There are times in racing when you know things have gone wrong, but there's no time to worry--you just have to jump in and deal with it, or end up crashed, or worse. This... read more March 18, 2014 by 


 
Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo Stradale takes on Porsche 911 Turbo at the drag strip

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Stradale Drag Races Porsche 911 Turbo: Video

The Lamborghini Gallardo will soon be replaced by the new Huracán, but that doesn't mean it's obsolete just yet--in fact, it appears to have something to offer against... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
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 


 
 

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