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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 close to $100k more than the asking price for a basic Mustang Cobra Jet but all those extra dollars will be going to aid the... read more

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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 


 
2013 Chevrolet COPO Camaro

Chevrolet Announces 2013 COPO Camaro Details

If you missed your chance to buy a drag-strip-ready COPO Camaro in 2012, here's some good news: the car will be produced for 2013, but in the same production run of just 69... read more March 7, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Runs The Quarter Mile In 12.371 Seconds: Video

The flagship of the Tesla Model S range, the Model S Performance, comes with a power rating of 301 kilowatts (416 horsepower) as well as an 85 kWh battery pack that the EPA... read more January 29, 2013 by 


 
Don Garlits pilots the High Tech Systems LLC electric dragster

Electric Drag Car & Don Garlits Light It Up In Eerie Silence

In yet another installment of our Electric Cars Don't Have To Be Boring Snoremobiles series, we have "Big Daddy" Don Garlits hitting the drag strip in a 1,500-kilowatt... read more January 7, 2013 by 


 
A crashed 2013 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

Drag Racer Stacks His Ford Mustang Cobra Jet: Video

The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, which comes in normally-aspirated, supercharged and (now) twin-turbo variants, is designed with a singular purpose in mind: to get through the... read more November 14, 2012 by 


 
Chris Harris pits a Porsche 911 GT2 RS against a Ducati 1199 Panigale

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Takes On Ducati 1199 Panigale With Chris Harris (Again): Video

This summer, we brought you Chris Harris's last go around with the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the Ducati 1199 Panigale superbike on the drag strip. As you'll remember, the Ducati... read more November 7, 2012 by 


 
Still from the upcoming 'Snake and Mongoose' biopic

'Snake And Mongoose' Revisits The Golden Age Of The NHRA: Video

If you grew up in the 1970s and had any interest in cars, you know the names Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen. Rivals on track... read more November 6, 2012 by 


 
Mustang Cobra Jet Twin-Turbo Concept, SEMA 2012

Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Gets Twin Turbos: SEMA 2012

The 2012 SEMA show is well underway, and among the various tuned and factory custom cars on the show floor, there are a few legitimate race cars. One of them is the... read more October 30, 2012 by 


 
Dodge Challenger SRT8 versus an MD 500-D helicopter

A New Take On The Car Versus Aircraft Drag Race: Video

It seems that pitting a supercar against a jet aircraft never goes out of style. Depending upon the length of the course and the vehicles involved, sometimes victory goes to... read more October 17, 2012 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro goes to limited production

2012 Chevy COPO Camaro Runs 8.88-Second Quarter Mile: Video

After promising its 2012 COPO Camaro dedicated drag car would slip under the nine-second barrier for the quarter mile, Chevrolet has delivered, with an example of the car... read more August 15, 2012 by 


 
 

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