Autos: Enthusiasts

Top 10 Coolest Extreme-Duty 4x4 Campers at Overland Expo

Wednesday  01:01,   28 june 2017
MSN

Top 10 Coolest Extreme-Duty 4x4 Campers at 2017 Overland Expo West.One of the few places where you can kick the tires and peek into the fridge of such an off-road camper is Overland Expo West, held every year in Flagstaff, Arizona. We wandered in[...]

1992 Ford F-150: Cleaning Up

Wednesday  01:00,   28 june 2017
MSN

A Shower Enclosure Manufacturer Makes A Big Splash With His Classic 1992 F-150.Having lived in Apple Valley, California, for most of his 50 years, Tommy Kirkmeyer knows a thing or two about the desert. He’s been spending time playing in it with[...]

Old Ambulances Are Dirt Cheap and Ready For a Second Life

Wednesday  01:00,   28 june 2017
MSN

Used ambulances are way cheaper than you might think. Up until several years ago, the vast majority of ambulances being produced were powered by a Chevy or Ford diesel with a few Rams and Internationals sprinkled in there. Now, EMS agencies [...]

The True Story Behind the Infamous Trunk Monkey Trend

Wednesday  01:00,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>Made popular by a series of Suburban Auto Group ads, the Trunk Monkey predates them by three years.</p>In 2000, the hottest Subaru you could get in the US was the Impreza 2.5RS. Everyone wanted the WRX, but it would be another two years[...]

Why VW Uses a Water-Cooled Exhaust Manifold

Wednesday  00:58,   28 june 2017
Road & Track

VW's 1.8-liter turbocharged engine has the exhaust manifold built right into the cylinder head, cooled by the radiator. Here's why, and how it benefits power and economy.Plunging the hot exhaust passages through the cylinder head's coolant[...]

The 1,479-HP Bugatti Chiron Could Hit 280 MPH… If the Tires Can Keep Up

Wednesday  00:57,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>The question becomes—is 300 mph on the horizon?</p>It turns out that in building their new supercar, Bugatti managed to almost outdo current street tire technology. The gravitational and thermal forces a tire must withstand at speeds above[...]

707-HP Dodge Charger Hellcat gets roasted by a Ford GT40

Wednesday  00:57,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>The Hellcat's 707 horsepower apparently can't beat the GT40's lightness. Colin Chapman would be proud.</p>The Ford GT40 was, if you don't already know the story, Ford Motor Company's response to the last minute withdrawal by[...]

First Laps: Acura NSX GT3

Wednesday  00:56,   28 june 2017
Automobile

<p>Unconventional supercar turned "conventional" racer is anything but</p>Acura is the latest automaker to join the GT3 party, homologating the NSX for the 2017 season. Honda's luxury brand intended to have a racing version of the[...]

DeLorean Owner Repurposes iPad Mini as Infotainment Console

Wednesday  00:56,   28 june 2017
Automobile

In addition to a reputation for lacking reliability, the early 80s electronics of the DeLorean DMC-12 aren’t quite what you’d call modern. Seeking to fix both at the same time, Imgur user TheKingOfDub, brought his 1982 DMC-12 “into this century”[...]

Cadillac Touts the Durability of its Race-Prepped V-8s

Wednesday  00:55,   28 june 2017
Automobile

<p>6.2-liter engines powering its DPi-V.R. Daytona Prototypes have accumulated over 2,800 racing miles</p>The engines are race-prepped variants of those found in the CTS-V and Escalade. The naturally aspirated units, which are built and[...]

Why the Honda Civic Type R Has Three Tailpipes

Wednesday  00:55,   28 june 2017
Road & Track

Here's what the small middle exhaust pipe on the Civic Type R actually does.But what's up with that triple-tip exhaust? Some folks seem to think it's just an unnecessary styling feature, but it's much more than that - it's a precisely[...]

3000-Horsepower GT-R Sets a Half-Mile World Record

Wednesday  00:55,   28 june 2017
Road & Track

At 255.5 mph, this GT-R, built by English Racing, is now the fastest car ever in the standing half-mile.This GT-R, built by English Racing, is a fully stripped out race car, with no interior, a full roll cage, and huge drag radials out back.[...]

4-Speed, Two-Ton, Big-Block Behemoths:1969 Ford XL At HOT ROD Power Tour 2017

Tuesday  23:56,   20 june 2017
HOT ROD

You gotta love these big, bad behemoths, and Jan Schnur’s XL Sports Roof is one of the last and rarest.&nbsp;You gotta love these big, bad behemoths, and Jan Schnur's XL Sports Roof is one of the last and rarest. Believe it or not, Ford made[...]

Just Listed: 1991 Land Rover Defender 90 200 TDi

Tuesday  23:55,   20 june 2017
Automobile

In case its not obvious, we’re suckers for vintage 4x4s. If it’s boxy, rugged, and ready for a trail run, we’re into it. Bonus points if it’s something we never got in the U.S. Considering this, imagine our excitement when we stumbled upon Bring a[...]

Add Air Conditioning to your Old Car. It’s Easy.

Tuesday  23:55,   20 june 2017
HOT ROD

It used to be that one of the first things you’d trash from your performance car was the air conditioning system, assuming your car had it, of course. It's understandable, too, because the parts for most A/C systems were huge and heavy: big cast[...]