Autos: Enthusiasts

4th Annual Southern Vintage Race Car Nationals

Thursday  18:01,   30 march 2017
hotrod

FIt’s quickly becoming a “can’t miss” event for fans and drivers who love nostalgia. The Southern Vintage Race Car Nationals took place March 17-19 at Dillon Motor Speedway and welcomed some truly beautiful-looking throwback machines. Among the[...]

This 240-Rocket Semi Truck Means Business

Thursday  17:42,   30 march 2017
popularmechanics

The Multiple Cradle Launcher has six times the firepower of other multiple rocket launchers.The MCL consists of an Oshkosh Defense 6×6 Heavy Equipment Transporter-known in the US Army as the M1070 HET. The M1070 is used by the Army to haul Abrams[...]

Black Magic: What Really Enables the Bugatti Chiron to Hit 260+ MPH

Thursday  16:47,   30 march 2017
motortrend

<p>All you ever wanted to know about the Chiron's tires</p>To a Bugatti Chiron owner, though, tires are the only reason theirs is the fastest street-legal production car in the world. Those 1,479 ponies? The trick aerodynamics? The[...]

Acura MDX With A Jaw Dropping 946,252 Miles - The Drive's Daily Mileage Champion

Thursday  16:47,   30 march 2017
msn

<p>How many cars have gone to the moon and back twice? This Acura has done it without any Ubering.</p>They are nothing but a bunch of parasites who feast off the misery and stupidity of those who can't do math. My name is Jeff Feiner, and I[...]

Jeep's ready to show something special at Easter Jeep Safari 2017

Thursday  01:15,   30 march 2017
msn

As it does every year, the automaker has some unique concepts lined up for its annual off-road pilgrimage.This year, Jeep has teased two of its concepts ahead of time -- the Switchback (below) and the Quicksand (above). More will arrive with these[...]

Floyd Mayweather Is Selling His Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Wednesday  23:31,   29 march 2017
msn

<p>There are only two of these in the world and in 2015, Mayweather dropped $4.8 million on the car.</p>When Mayweather bought the car in 2015, he paid $4.8 million, but we wouldn't be surprised if the car's value has jumped since then. After[...]

302 Ford vs. 305 Chevy! Part 1: Intro and Baseline

Wednesday  22:31,   29 march 2017
hotrod

OK, fellow travelers, let’s crank up the DeLorean to 88 mph and venture back in time to the start of the modern muscle-car era. Some may not remember, but there was a time when production cars weren't running around with 400, 500, or even 600 hp,[...]

Jeep Shots From All Over North America

Wednesday  22:16,   29 march 2017
msn

Real world Jeeps from DIY enthusiasts all over North AmericaJason Peffer of Kittanning, Pennsylvania, is the proud owner of this ’88 Wrangler YJ. Gone is the original powertrain and in its place is a 302ci Ford V-8, which is backed by a C6[...]

This $1.1 Million Tucker 48 Was Built from Two Crashed Cars and a Test Chassis

Wednesday  21:56,   29 march 2017
roadandtrack

The "extra" Tucker may be a combination of parts from three chassis, but it's stunning. And a bargain compared to "factory" Tuckers.The Tucker production sedans were numbered from the factory starting with #1001, with the[...]

The Alfa Romeo 164 Procar Is the Silliest Race Car Ever Made

Wednesday  20:26,   29 march 2017
msn

What do you get when you take an Alfa Romeo 164, a V-10 Formula One engine, a wing, and a few Italian engineers with a sense of humor? The 164 Procar, of course. What's Procar? Well, the BMW M1 Procar Championship was a one-make spec racing series[...]

The General Motors Duramax Engine Through History

Wednesday  19:51,   29 march 2017
trucktrend

<p>GM’s Two Millionth Duramax Gives Us Reason to Celebrate its First</p>The L5P is a clean-sheet redesign of an engine family that’s powered Chevy and GMC trucks since the 2001 model year. That Duramax lineage is well regarded among diesel[...]

The Government Is Coming For Your Cars

Wednesday  19:31,   29 march 2017
hotrod

This is not fake news. The kind folks in Oregon have proposed House Bill 2877 that would impose a $1000 tax collected every five years for cars 20 years old and older, not licensed as antique vehicles under Oregon statute 805.010. The wording is[...]

McLaren's New Three-Seat Hypercar Will Cost You $2.5 Million

Wednesday  18:52,   29 march 2017
msn

<p>That is, if all 106 hadn't been sold already.</p>When rumors of the return of a three-seat hypercar from McLaren first broke last summer, everyone seemed to believe this would be the return of the F1, which you'll remember held the[...]

Pogea Racing Goes Big with a Fiat 500 Abarth Named Ares

Wednesday  17:21,   29 march 2017
automobilemag

Here’s something you don’t see everyday — a Fiat 500 Abarth with 404 horses underneath its short black hood. Talk about a wild sleeper of a ride. Pogea calls it Ares, the ultimate asphalt warrior. You can call us impressed as hell. The[...]

2017 Ford GT Offers Five Drive Modes

Wednesday  17:20,   29 march 2017
motortrend

It may not look like it, but the Ford GT was designed in many ways to be an everyday supercar. Or at least a practical one.&nbsp;Ford has released an infographic detailing the five drive modes and when to use them. In Normal mode, the GT[...]