Autos: Enthusiasts

Nissan Brings its Electric 'BladeGlider' Sports Car to Goodwood

Tuesday  19:16,   04 july 2017

<p>Can an EV sports car roll with the vintage racers and hypercars? Nissan says yes.</p>Nissan announced its plan for Goodwood today, where everyone will get to see the BladeGlider fully-electric sports car concept in action this weekend. The[...]

Pink Floyd Member's Ferrari F40 Will Go up for Auction at Goodwood

Friday  23:16,   30 june 2017

<p>A hero car from one of the best bands of the era.</p>Bonhams offers this car with nearly everything being new. Its 2.9-liter turbocharged V-8 has been rebuilt along with the glorious gated manual gearbox, and the car has also been fitted[...]

Watch This Smokey and the Bandit Jump Recreation End Poorly

Friday  20:00,   30 june 2017

<p>Burt Reynolds would've stuck that landing.</p>Long a staple of action movies and high-flying chase sequences, successfully jumping a car sans landing ramp without breaking it or your back is nigh impossible. If you put weights in the[...]

Watch the Acura NSX Ruin a Perfectly Good Set of Tires

Friday  19:27,   30 june 2017

<p>Apparently, this Acura runs on Dunkin'.</p>However, as the owner of a slow-as-hell Toyota 86, I'm a staunch believer that cars are driven on tarmac, not paper, and judging from this NSX's behavior on the blacktop, one might have to[...]

Mercury Racing's New 750-HP Corvette-Based Crate Engine Is One Mean, Green Machine

Friday  17:51,   30 june 2017

With its 505 horsepower, 470 pound-feet of torque, and 7,100 rpm redline, the 7.0-liter naturally-aspirated hunk of all-American iron known as the LS7 smallblock V-8 found beneath the hood of the C6-generation Chevy Corvette Z06 and the last-gen[...]

Battle of the 800-hp Chevys: Camaro ZL1 vs. Corvette ZO6

Friday  17:26,   30 june 2017

Lingenfelter Camaro ZL1 and Z06 Strip Smackdown: You Could Win Both! “What’s in your garage?” is a common question among hot rodders, and who wouldn’t like to answer, “A Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Z06 Corvette” or “ZL1 Camaro!” Believe it[...]

These Two One-Off SoCal Customs Are Set to Invade Pebble Beach

Friday  02:00,   30 june 2017

<p>The XR-6 Roadster and Reactor coupe represent a different kind of show car</p>Two automotive one-offs known as the XR-6 "Tex" Smith Roadster and The Reactor are crashing the highfalutin Pebble party. They're part of the larger American[...]

We Live in the Age of the Muscle Supercar

Thursday  22:14,   29 june 2017

<p>Many of the muscle cars of today have enough performance to slap European sports cars in the face.</p>The current king of Camaros was announced last week to have set a 7:16 time around the Nurburgring, which is faster than the time set by[...]

Luftgekuhlt 2017: Porsches, Hipsters and Racecars Oh My!

Thursday  22:13,   29 june 2017
Super Street Online

The must attend event for air-cooled Porsche fansIt's 4am, or maybe 3:30 — at this early hour on a Sunday, does it matter? It's overcast and still drizzling as the distinctive metallic blatter of air-cooled flat-sixes echoes between the warehouses[...]

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser - The 230MPH Brick

Thursday  22:12,   29 june 2017
Super Street Online

Nobody ever needed a 2,000hp Toyota Land Cruiser. And nobody ever needed a 2,000hp Toyota Land Cruiser that'll do 230 mph.Nobody ever needed a 2,000hp Toyota Land Cruiser. And nobody ever needed a 2,000hp Toyota Land Cruiser that'll do 230 mph.[...]

An Abandoned Race Track Is a Perfect Post-Apocalyptic Playground

Thursday  22:12,   29 june 2017

There's something about an abandoned property that stirs the imagination. The sight of nature reclaiming what was once a well-used, built-up area is a stark reminder of our own temporality in this world, no matter how indelible our marks may[...]

Is The Lexus LFA Worth Remembering?

Thursday  22:12,   29 june 2017

<p>Another question: Is the six-year-old, very rare luxury supercar worth $400,000?</p>That production model, however, has come and gone. With a limited worldwide run of just 500 examples, this supercar is hardly seen in the wild. All 552[...]

First Drive: Of the Even More Radical Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro

Thursday  22:11,   29 june 2017

<p>New package unleashes more performance from insane track-day special</p>You remember the Vulcan, Aston Martin's $2.3-million track-only hypercar fitted with an 820-horsepower, 7.0-liter V-12 and the most dramatic, sinister and yet beautiful [...]

How to Turbocharge Your Car

Wednesday  23:40,   28 june 2017
Road & Track

Here's exactly what you'll need to add a turbo to a naturally-aspirated engine.For example, the builder of the wild twin-turbo Chevelle SS drag racer shown above had to worry about cutting giant holes in the hood! [...]

This 9FF-Tuned Porsche 997 Turbo Racer Has 1400 Horsepower

Wednesday  23:40,   28 june 2017

Have you ever been airstrip racing? It's an incredible amount of fun for the first few runs. Speed is an addiction, and you soon find yourself wanting to go faster. When you've got four-figure horsepower on tap, things can get pretty wild[...]