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  • Bentley Continental GT tank

    A Bentley Continental GT is probably the last vehicle we'd imagine for a tank conversion. Yet, here we are. YouTube channel AcademeG, based in Russia, posted video of the luxurious beast of a tank that's nearly complete. It almost totally works and will manage to topple over any terrain. Meanwhile, the British charm and luxury inside is alive and well, which is somewhat hilarious to see in contrast. Officially called the Ultratank, the modified Bentley rides on real tank treads and seems to have no issues paving a path wherever the driver wants to go. Unfortunately, the video is in Russian...

  • 2019 Volkswagen enthusiast concepts
    VW caters to the hip crowd with enthusiast-inspired builds

    Volkswagen is getting hip. The brand has prepared seven enthusiast-inspired "concepts" for SOWO: The European Experience, and there's something for everyone to take in. The event is a tuner fest for fans of European cars and runs this weekend in Hutchinson Island, Savannah, Georgia. Naturally, VWs...

  • Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 AEV Bison Tray Bed concept
    2019 Chevy Colorado Bison ZR2 AEV Tray Bed concept is one tough, utilitarian pickup

    American Expedition Vehicles knows a thing or two about working with the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, as it's responsible for upgrades to create the Bison model. Yet, the company wanted to do a little more with its Colorado Bison Tray Bed concept. AEV swapped out the standard bed for a full tray bed and...

  • Honda Passport overlanding concept
    2019 Honda Passport gets outfitted for overlanding adventures

    Honda will showcase just how off-road-ready the mid-size 2019 Passport crossover is at the 2019 Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona. The brand has prepared an overlanding prototype with modifications that help it look less PTA parking-lot prowler, and more at home on the unbeaten path...

  • Fan-made Ram Rebel TRX
    Hellcat-powered Ram Rebel already unofficially exists

    We're still a few years out from a proper Ram Rebel TRX, but the truck already exists today, thanks to one private citiizen. Posted to the 5thGenRams forum, user DieselDak shared photos of his personal Rebel TRX build. The truck is based on a 2019 Ram Rebel and packs, you guessed it, a...

  • Dodge Durango SRT Pursuit concept
    797-hp Dodge Durango concept runs 11s, smokes Trackhawk in drag race

    Dodge's Durango police SUV concept with the heart of a Hellcat Redeye will run 11s on the dragstrip, and easily blow the doors off a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Video from Brent Whitehead on Instagram shows the Durango concept line up against the Trackhawk and blow the hopped-up Jeep out of the...

  • Jon Olsson's Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4 with safari top

    Jon Olsson, keeper of many over-the-top vehicle builds, has once again modified his Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4. This time, the convertible G-Class now sports a roof. For those who haven't followed the G500's modification saga, the professional skier aimed to build a high-power beach cruiser. It also wouldn't fit in a parking garage, which posed a problem. Thus, the hulking SUV had its roof chopped off to become a full-time convertible. The thing about a vehicle with no roof is the driver, and any other passengers Olsson invited along for the party, were susceptible to anything Mother Nature...

  • Gruppe5 Motorsport BMW 2002 with V-10 engine
    Gruppe5 Motorsport plans an 800-hp V-10-powered BMW 2002

    Gruppe5 Motorsport may be a new kid on the block when it comes to tuning and modifications, but it sure knows how to grab attention. The Indiana-based company plans to build an 800-horsepower, V-10-powered BMW 2002. Where in the world did Gruppe5 get the idea for such a car? German race team AC...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    Let's get fast and furious: Toyota's serious about future Supra modifications

    Let's not kid ourselves, the Toyota Supra is one of many poster children for aftermarket modifications. The brand is very much aware of the car's status among tuners and wants to make sure they can get to work on aftermarket parts as quickly as possible. In a video from Toyota published in April...

  • Mole coachbuilt Alfa Romeo 4C
    Holy Mole: Coach-built Alfa Romeo 4C by Mole headed to auction

    This isn't a typical Alfa Romeo 4C. This is what happens when Italian firm Mole Automobiles decides to build a coach-built variant imagining a next-generation 4C. It's called the Costruzione Artigianale 001, and soon you'll have the chance to buy it. The car has remained with Mole since it was...

  • 'New' Ford Excursion SUV from Custom Autos by Tim
    The Ford Excursion is still alive and it's available with six doors

    The last Ford Excursion rolled off the assembly line in 2005, but one Oklahoma-based shop hasn't let the hulking SUV die. Based in Guthrie, Oklahoma, Custom Autos by Tim continues to make "new" Ford Excursions. The Detroit News profiled the shop in a Tuesday report. The shop typically marries an...

  • Hennessey VelociRaptor Ranger
    Hennessey VelociRaptor Ford Ranger is quicker than an F-150 Raptor

    Ford may not have plans to grace Americans with a Ranger Raptor from the factory, but that hasn't stopped Texas-based Hennessey Performance Engineering from doing it anyway. After announcing plans for the Hennessey VelociRaptor Ranger last month, HPE dished out the final specifications for its...

  • Man drives Porsche 911 without legs

    Manfred Huber was born without legs, but he didn't let that stop him from his dream. That dream was to work on cars and own a Porsche 911. Porsche highlighted Huber in a new YouTube video that detailed how he overcame an incredibly tough scenario. Huber said his parents weren't exactly happy when he told them of his desire to be a mechanic. Huber said he gave up a secure job and was met with heavy resistance from family. However, that didn't stop him. He went on to achieve his dream of opening a workshop and buying a Porsche for himself. The car is a first-generation 911, which features...

  • Zero Labs Automotive electric Ford Bronco
    Electric Ford Bronco restoration brings the horse into modern era

    Classic cars with modern powertrains is not a new idea. However, classic cars without an internal-combustion engine at all is radically different. Meet Zero Labs Automotive, a company hellbent on preserving classic vehicles of all kinds. Its first creation is seen here: a modern interpretation of...

  • Hellephant crate engine
    The Hellephant in the room: Hemi crate engine delivers 1,000 horsepower for $29,995

    April 26 is Hemi day—get it? 4/26, as in Hemi 426—and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' parts and accessories division, Mopar, is celebrating with the start of pre-orders for its modern Hemi 426: the Hellephant. The beast of a crate engine was unveiled at the 2018 SEMA show and boasts an...

  • Mil-Spec Hummer H1 Launch Edition #006
    Mil-Spec Hummer H1 Launch Edition #006 focuses on the finer and tougher things

    Mil-Spec Automotive is busy cranking out some of its first customer orders as part of a "Launch Edition" series, and the company revealed the latest one this week. Dubbed Launch Edition #006, this Mil-Spec monster doubles down on the company's core principles of adding tougher off-road gear and...

  • Front-engined Hemi-powered Porsche 911 Photo: Danton Arts Kustoms
    French firm building Hemi-powered, front-engined Porsche 911

    File this one under modifications we'd never even imagine. French tuning company Danton Arts Kustoms revealed on Instagram it has a Hemi V-8-powered Porsche 911 in the works. If that doesn't sound mad enough, there's a catch. The V-8 isn't going in the rear where the flat-6 engine once sat...

  • RTR Ford Mustang Spec 3
    2019 Ford Mustang RTR offers 700 horsepower, adjustable suspension

    RTR Vehicles is back with more upgrades for the Ford Mustang. This time, the performance company offers a pony car with 700 horsepower. Founded by professional drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr., the company has announced its 2019 Ford Mustang Spec 3, which includes the lofty 700-hp figure and a host of...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 RTR

    RTR Vehicles, the semi-official Ford performance division founded by professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr., is expanding into the pickup scene. A couple of years back, RTR, whose initials stand for “ready to rock,” rolled out the F-150 RTR concept truck at the SEMA show. It featured a number of performance upgrades, namely a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 generating over 600 horsepower. Well, the production version has finally been unveiled, though sadly there aren't any power upgrades just yet. The F-150 RTR arrives for 2019 and can be ordered from select Ford dealerships on any...

  • 2019 GMC Syclone by Specialty Vehicle Engineering
    Modern GMC Syclone ready to rock like a hurricane, thanks to SVE

    Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) is back with its latest take on a past General Motors performance vehicle. The company announced Monday it will tackle the beloved GMC Syclone with a new model based on the GMC Canyon mid-size truck. Keeping with tradition, the reborn Syclone rocks a V-6 engine...

  • Icon 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser
    Icon restomods Joe Rogan's Toyota Land Cruiser

    Icon continues to work its magic with numerous vintage SUVs, and the latest to go under the knife is a 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser. It also happens to be Joe Rogan's personal vehicle, and it's clear the 51-year-old comedian has pretty good taste in modifications. According to a video Icon's Jonathan...

  • Supercharger developed by Ford Performance and Roush for “Coyote” 5.0-liter V-8
    Roush to show trail-inspired Ford F-150 in New York

    Roush has a new modified pickup truck coming to the 2019 New York International Auto Show, and it's a trail-inspired F-150 rig. The company said in a Tuesday release that the new F-150 will be finished in Oxford White and boast an optional trail-inspired splash graphics package. As for its actual...

  • Voitures Extravert Quintessenza electric Porsche 911 conversion
    Dutch firm responsible for electric 911 conversion readies 2019 model, boosts production

    Voitures Extravert is on a mission to put more classic cars on the road in a world increasing its policing efforts over emissions. To accomplish its goal, the Dutch firm has tackled the restoration process in a different way: by swapping electric powertrains into vintage Porsche 911s. The firm...

  • Jeep M-715 Five-Quarter concept
    Jeep M-175 Five Quarter concept is one boss restomod pickup

    It wouldn't be the Jeep Moab Easter Safari without at least one restomod concept vehicle, and the M-175 Five Quarter concept carries on the tradition in an imposing manner. The M-175 Five Quarter concept, a nod to Jeep's past 1 1/4-ton pickups, is one of the six concepts Jeep produced for the 53rd...

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