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Tiny nitro-powered V-8 engine

Tiny V-8 Nitro Engine Looks, Sounds Amazing: Video

You might not be able to swap this V-8 into your car to make it into a mean drift missile or rocket it to 60 mph in sub-three-seconds, but you could strap it to a bicycle or put it in an RC car for some ridiculous fun. Why? Because it’s a tiny nitromethane-powered V-8. SEE ALSO: The Internet... read more

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Kimi Raikkonen goes lawnmower racing

Lawnmower Racing With Kimi Räikkönen: Video

If you were wondering about how Kimi Räikkönen’s back has healed after ending last season early to undergo surgery, wonder no more. Here he is thrashing... read more July 7, 2014 by


 
Daniel Jovanov makes amazing car sounds

Human Car Sound Simulator Nails It Four Times In A Row: Video

We’ve all done it, but some of us are better at it than others. Making car sounds with your mouth is an elemental part of being an enthusiast. This guy makes some truly... read more June 6, 2014 by


 
Honda Mean Mower

Honda Racing Driver Tackles Spa In The 130-MPH Mean Mower: Video

Honda’s Mean Mower is back. After setting the Guinness World Record for the fastest speed reached by a lawn mower, the 109-horsepower garden tool has now tacked... read more April 30, 2014 by


 
Autobahn Adventures

Tour Europe In Style With Autobahn Adventures

From the winding roads of Tuscany to Germany's unrestricted autobahn sections, Europe has some great roads. Yet traveling there to experience them can be too much of a... read more April 29, 2014 by


 
TopSpeed's 'new Barracuda' April Fools Day prank

Barracuda Leak, Tea-Powered MINI, Doggie Driving Lessons: The Web's Best April Fool Stories

Another year, another first of April and chances to pull pranks on family and workmates. And another chance to see what car manufacturers and websites have come up with to... read more April 1, 2014 by


 
The Autobahn Tour

Tackle Some Of Europe’s Best Roads And Tracks With The Autobahn Tour

Anyone who’s a serious fan of autos needs to, at least once in their life, travel to Europe and visit places like Monaco, Germany’s speed-unlimited sections of... read more March 21, 2014 by


 
Goldfish can drive, thanks to Studio Diip

You Think Goldfish Can't Drive? Wrong. Fish On Wheels: Video

Goldfish. They're surprisingly good pets, especially when you're young, but unless you have deceptive and kind-hearted parents, they're also an early lesson in mortality. But... read more February 10, 2014 by


 
Espresso Veloce Serie Titanio V-12 coffee machine

V-12 Coffee Machine Perfect For Revving Up Your Morning

V-12 engines are as much works of art as they are works of engineering, and have powered some of the most desirable cars on the planet. Still, there's a cheaper way to get... read more December 30, 2013 by


 
"Greetings from Chuck (The Epic Christmas Split)" video on Youtube

Chuck Norris Christmas Message Out-Spilts Van Damme: Video

The only Christmas present Chuck Norris gives you is allowing you to live another year. But this year, he's also sending us an unusual Christmas message. Well, it isn't... read more December 20, 2013 by


 
Air-powered Lego hot rod. Images: Josh Rowe via Super Awesome Micro Project

Crowdfunded Full-Size Lego Hot Rod Runs On Air: Video

In today's edition of "things you wish you'd done if you had the brains and not wasted your life in front of the TV", an Australian and Romanian duo has come up with the... read more December 19, 2013 by


 
BBC Autos tv & movie car identification game

Can You Name These 77 Famous TV & Movie Cars?

Rendered in a cute animated style that captures their most essential features, the 77 movie and television cars featured at the BBC's Autos channel today are some of the most... read more October 31, 2013 by


 
World's smallest V-12 engine

World's Smallest V-12 Engine Is The Ultimate Desk Toy: Video

Small engines tend to be a little uninteresting for all but the geekiest of gearheads. After all, small engines tend to mean small power, and that means low speeds. But make... read more October 28, 2013 by


 
TMG racing simulator

Realistic F1 Simulator Ride Puts Fans In The Cockpit: Video

Played the latest F1 2013 racing game? You'll be aware just how realistic racing games are getting then, particularly if you've been playing them long enough to remember what... read more October 25, 2013 by


 
'Ken Box' Ken Block Gymkhana parody on Youtube

'Ken Box' Shows Anyone Can Do Gymkhana: Video

Rally driver Ken Block might not have won a round of the World Rally Championship just yet, but when his résumé includes five Gymkhana videos (and a sixth on... read more October 24, 2013 by


 
45 cc model V-8 engine

The Internet Brings Us Another Tiny (Awesome) V-8 Engine: Video

We thought a V-8 engine couldn't get smaller than the 100-cc Stinger 609, but YouTube has proven us wrong. This video (via Road & Track) shows a tiny, 45-cc engine... read more October 17, 2013 by


 
 

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