Canepa has created a 763-horsepower Porsche 959

Canepa has built the greatest Porsche 959 of all time

"Hey Porsche 918 owner, your car is good. But this Canepa 959 Generation III is the greatest of all time!" So sayeth my inner-Kanye voice. What you're looking at is the latest and greatest that the amazing team at Canepa Motorsports has crafted. If you're a Porsche fan, you already know all about... read more

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2016 Hennessey HPE1000 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Hennessey straps 1,032-hp twin-turbo Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to the dyno

It doesn’t get more badass than this. Strapped to the dyno of Hennessey Performance Engineering is a 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat dishing out hypercar-like... read more August 3, 2016 by

Rotary-powered 1966 Volkswagen Beetle on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno drives a rotary-powered Volkswagen Beetle

You never know what's going to turn up at Jay Leno's Garage. Leno is a fan of Wankel rotary engines and has featured a couple on the show in vehicles like a Mazda Cosmo 110S... read more August 2, 2016 by

Underground Racing's twin-turbo 2017 Audi R8 Plus

Underground Racing has already slapped two turbos on the 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus

Audi's finally given the world the new, second-generation R8 for 2017. While no one would call it slow, more power never hurt, right? Clearly that's the thought over at... read more August 1, 2016 by

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata V-8 conversion by Flyin’ Miata

Flyin' Miata’s turnkey MX-5 V-8 ready to order, Fiat 124 Spider planned

Remember that V-8 conversion for the latest-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata we told you about at the start of the year? Well, it’s ready to order and the confirmed... read more August 1, 2016 by

Switzer Goliath X Nissan GT-R

2,000-horspower Nissan GT-R crashes after 218-mph speed run

Would you be willing to pilot a Nissan GT-R modified to put out 2,000 horsepower? How would you feel at speeds exceeding 200 mph? And what would you do if it all started to... read more July 29, 2016 by

Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE) based on the C6 Chevrolet Corvette

Electric Corvette sets new land speed record

Genovation, a startup based in Rockville, Maryland, has earned a new land speed record using a C6 Chevrolet Corvette converted to run on electric motors. The car is the same... read more July 29, 2016 by

2015 Ford Mustang GT

Ford offering Power Packs to make your Mustang GT closer to a Shelby GT350

You bought the Ford Mustang GT. Fun car, that one. When you go to sleep at night, though, your dreams are filled with visions of snake badging, noises from a flat-plane crank... read more July 28, 2016 by

Hellcat-powered Ram 1500 - Image via Midland Chrysler

The Hellcat-powered Ram 1500 lives

One Ram owner, Tom Stoll, has given up on waiting for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] to offer the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 known as the Hellcat in a pickup truck, so... read more July 27, 2016 by

Project Binky, Episode 13 fuel tank fabrication

Fuel tank fabrication and wheel widening: Project Binky Episode 13

Got a good half hour this Saturday morning to watch a couple of British guys entertain you while building one of the the world's fastest Minis? No, well make the time because... read more July 23, 2016 by

Jay Leno samples a hot-rodded 1927 Ford Model T

Jay Leno samples a hot-rodded Model T done right

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] sold 16.5 million examples of its Model T, which was built from 1908 to 1927. When you think of really old cars, you're most likely picturing a... read more July 19, 2016 by

Nissan GT-R with turbochargers as headlights

Yes, this Nissan GT-R has turbos for headlights

Nissan’s GT-R is one of the most popular cars for modifying, and with good reason. But there’s such a thing as taking things too far. Case in point is this GT-R... read more July 14, 2016 by

2016 Dodge Viper Venom 800 by Hennessey Performance Engineering

Hennessey does what Dodge won't: Supercharge the Viper

Despite the Viper being the flagship of the Dodge brand, it’s outmuscled by the Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat when it comes to outright power. And we’re not... read more July 11, 2016 by

Jet-powered Ferrari Enzo lookalike

Check out this jet-powered, homemade Ferrari Enzo-lookalike

An enterprising Canadian has decided that Ferrari V-12 power isn't sufficiently adequate. Instead, he has created a car powered by two jet engines that is styled to look like... read more July 8, 2016 by

K-Series-swapped classic Mini pulls wheelies at the drag strip

Honda-powered Mini loves wheelies

The classic Mini Cooper is a very cool old machine. The Honda K-Series engine, which powered Hondas and Acuras this centruy, is a stout, fun powerplant. Apparently, when you... read more June 30, 2016 by

CJ5 with a wooden body, seats, and more

Woody Willys: Jeep CJ5 has the original hard body

From 1954 all the way through 1983, Jeep produced over 600,000 examples of its CJ5. We'd have to assume that the number of those finished with a wooden body, wooden seats... read more June 21, 2016 by


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