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Lotus Elise with a V-8 is a great example of a wild hillclimb car

This Lotus Elise hillclimb racer packs a V-8 secret

In our continuing exploration of the world of hillclimb race cars we present a new mighty, maniacal machine for your enjoyment. This time around we're working with a Lotus Elise. This is a car built on the idea of added lightness, but this one also has a V-8 engine. This particular V-8 isn't a... read more

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The Chevrolet Colorado pre-runner build is no-holds barred

This custom Chevy Colorado pre-runner is an exercise in off-road excess

An off-road racer's pre-runner truck is a tool for making sure that the course to be tackled is first thoroughly investigated. You want your co-driver to know where the... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
Hennessey tests his 850-horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat

John Hennessey tests his HPE850 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Did you buy a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat? Good for you! That means you have an entertaining 707-horsepower mean machine parked in your driveway. A question though, if we... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Saleen 302 Black Label Mustang 30-Year Championship Commemorative Edition

Saleen builds a special Mustang to celebrate a championship win from 1987

Saleen hasn’t always been a manufacturer and tuner of high-performance cars. Back in 1986, just three years after the company was founded, Saleen entered the... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
Nissan GT-R four wheel burnout

How do you do a 4-wheel burnout in an 800-hp GT-R? Chain it to a truck

All-wheel drive is not conducive for a traditional burnout, but Hoonigan got creative to make it happen. Taylor Steffes, the owner of the Nissan GT-R in this video, drove her... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
Heavily modified Nissan GT-R maxes out the dyno

This 2,700-wheel-horsepower Nissan GT-R maxes out the dyno

The world of high-horsepower builds is an insane place. While production cars with 500, 600, and even 700 horsepower are considered wild, it's the aftermarket that takes... read more June 4, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford GT delivered to Jack Roush

Jack Roush takes delivery of Ford GT; we wonder what he’ll cook up

Jack Roush on Friday took delivery of a 2017 Ford GT. The gunmetal gray example wears white racing stripes and is the 15th car in the series. Incidentally, a... read more June 4, 2017 by


 
1965 Honda S600 makes 1,200 horsepower and runs 7-second quarter miles

This 1965 Honda S600 makes 1,200 hp and runs 7-second quarter miles

For two years back in the mid 1960s, Honda produced a fun little sports car that wore the name S600. You could get it as a coupe or a roadster, and power was provided by a... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
The Icon Ford Crew Cab Reformer

Icon builds a perfect retro-modern 1965 Ford F-250

There is a 1965 Ford F100 in my garage. I've owned it for a few years, performed a few mechanical fixes and upgrades over the years, and I love my truck. It's a good "ten... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
Underground Racing Huracán 1/2 mile record run

Twin-turbo Lamborghini Huracán sets new 1/2 mile world record of 250 mph

Underground Racing is back at it, and it seems nothing can slow the shop down. Less than seven months after the performance house set the half-mile world record of 247 mph in... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Pace Innovations hill climb car

Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus to tackle 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

If there's one country other than the United States that has a bonkers relationship with power and oddball builds, it's Australia. Take this Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus... read more May 21, 2017 by


 
A 1,700-horsepower Nissan GT-R hiding a trick for staging while drag racing

This 1,700-hp Nissan GT-R has a trick to stage properly at the drag strip

Staging a car at a drag strip is an art form. You line up so you have your car exactly where you want it to try and extract tenths of a second as you blast off down the... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2008 Mansory Linea Vincero Bugatti Veyron - Image via Dirk A. Photography/SupercarFocus

The 1-of-1 Mansory Linea Vincero Bugatti Veyron is for sale

If you missed out on the opportunity to own a Bugatti Veyron, you're in luck. However, this isn't any old Veyron: this is the Bugatti Veyron Mansory Linea Vincero that we... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
HGK BMW M2 features LS V-8 power

This LS-powered BMW 2-Series is a sideways hooligan

HGK Motorsport is a Latvian race shop that is churning out some seriously powerful machines, and its focus is on a handful of BMW platforms. The crew over there has a soft... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
Speed Academy builds a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the... read more May 14, 2017 by


 
5,000 horsepower shot of nitrous

Here's what a 5,000-horsepower shot of nitrous looks like

Drag strip loss got you down? There's a quick remedy for that: nitrous oxide. But how much? How does a shot of nitrous worth about 5,000 horsepower sound? That's sure to do... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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