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Underground Racing sets a new Audi R8 quarter-mile record

UGR Audi R8 rips off low 9-second pass in the 1/4 mile

The latest-generation Audi R8 is essentially a gentlemen's Lamborghini Huracán. It's packing the same V-10 engine, and the four-ringed beast makes 610 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. It's fast. It's beautiful. It's fantastic. For some, however, it's not fast or fantastic enough, and... read more

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1994 Porsche 911 Minnesota by Singer

Singer trots out its latest reimagined Porsche 911s for Pebble

When Singer sets to work on a Porsche 911, you know the end result will be even more special than the car that initially stood before. A "standard" 964-era Porsche 911... read more August 18, 2016 by


 
Icon Reformer Chevrolet Caprice Classic

Icon made a six-figure Chevy Caprice, and it's glorious

One of my dream machines isn't a new Ferrari [NYSE:F]. It's not the latest Porsche. It's not even something like a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Shelby GT350, or other modern... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
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... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
Project Underdog 1972 Ford Maverick

Ford Maverick serves as Fast and Furious star Sung Kang’s latest project car

After wowing crowds with his custom 240Z at SEMA in 2015, Fast and the Furious star Sung Kang has a new project car in the works for this year’s show, and this time... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Valentino Balboni forms tuning firm VB

Legendary Lambo test driver Valentino Balboni starts tuning firm

Long-time Lamborghini test driver Valentino Balboni has formed a new tuning firm focused on the supercars churned out of Sant'Agata Bolognese. The firm is called VB, and its... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Focus RS

Focus RS output boosted to 370 hp with factory-backed Mountune kit

British tuner Mountune is an expert at extracting more performance from Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] products. And in recent years we’ve seen the company come out with... read more August 6, 2016 by


 
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


 
 

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