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Too Far: Get Your Hellcat…Ring Tone? Now You Can Claim That You Have 707hp In Your Pants.

The best comedy is the type that writes itself. I honestly thought it was a joke when I was told that you can get a Hellcat ringtone for your phone. Why? Why would you want that noise coming from...

Crash And Burn: Take A 40ft Drop Off The Side Of The Road With This British Motorcyclist

This is cringeworthy. A guy ridge-running a Kawasaki ZX6R somewhere in Britain is filming his run. He’s moving pretty well along when he meets a corner a bit sharper than he was expecting....

ICON Wants To Use A Tesla To Build This Drop-Dead Gorgeous Streamlined Coupe – Will It Be Just One?

ICON is known for taking a vehicle from the past (usually a 4×4 with a deserving background) and all but re-engineering it while keeping the perfect classic lines and details. They’ve done...

Wild In-Cockpit Funny Car Crash Video – Two Floppers Tangle At The Top End

See that funny car way up on two wheels there in the lead photo? This isn’t a clip from the new Mad Max movie, this is in-cockpit video of a funny car crash involving two nostalgia alcohol...

Saturday Night Nitro: Awesome Nitro Flames, Fast Funny Cars and Jets At Famoso Raceway In Bakersfield

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos by Jeff & Mike Burghardt and Zak Hawthorne) Going into the third year, Saturday Night Nitro has evolved into an awesome event for west coast funny car...

Bonneville Video: Mechanical Music Off Of The Push Truck And Into Infinity

While it is true that big speed is the main draw at Bonneville, gearheads the world over will agree that the sound of a hot rod at full tilt for miles on end is intoxicating. This video gives a great...

2014 Holley LS Fest Registration Is Now Open! Enter Your Car Now! It’s The 5th Anniversary Of The Ultimate LS Event

Holley’s LS Fest 2013 was an awesome event that had tires burning, engines screaming, and fans cheering as everything LS powered, from old to new, was on hand in Bowling Green Kentucky, the...

Chryslers At Carlisle 2014: A Random Collection Of Cool, Rare, And Weird Cars

(Photos by Joe Grippo) - We have been giving you some specific galleries from the Chryslers At Carlisle 2014 show but now we’re going to unleash the Mopar kraken and give you the full frontal...

Bonneville Speed Week 2014: The Most Impressive Runs Of The Week May Come Not From A Streamliner But From This (Potentially) 400mph Triumph GT-6

(Photos: BlackSaltRacing.com) Yeah, you read that right. The car you see up there in the lead photo began life as a 1971 Triumph GT-6. It has since been transformed into a hellaciously fast land...

Sportsman Action From The Pits And The Strip At The NHRA Sonoma Nationals

(Photos by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) - Last weekend, the NHRA tour visited one of the more scenic spots it sees all year long at Sonoma Raceway. The sportsman racing was awesome and thanks to Jeff...

Lamborghini Saga Plot Twist: Car Owner Pulls Website, Retracts Statements, Both Sides “Make Best Of Situation”

Well we didn’t see this one coming. After getting an email tip to check back in on the public dispute between a disgruntled Lamborghini owner and the performance shop that had upgraded the car...

First Drive: Initial Impressions Of The 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

(Words: Keith Griffin – Photos: Keith Griffin/Chrysler) - Anybody who has passed by the Internet in the last few days knows the 2015 Dodge Challenger has a 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat...

Reader’s Ride Spotlight: Joe Haber’s 1966 Plymouth Sport Fury, “Project Tetanus”

Most of us have a kind of love-hate relationship with the project vehicle. There is the beginning, where everything is perfect and wonderful, and as time passes on, flaws start to make themselves...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Wendover Airfield

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Now that your eyes are bugging out of your head since you just saw the title, this item first ran on January 20, 2009 when we were known as Freiburger’s Junkyard and...