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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Money No Object: The 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT, As It Should Have Been!

You can quit laughing now. I mean it, the money spent on this 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT is worth it. The story of the Fiero is one of growth, maturity…and then, a quick and glamour-less death. A...

Morning Symphony: This Supercharged V6 Dodge Charger Brings You The Worrying Sounds Of Silence!

Think about this: V6 engines are now putting out what V8s struggled to bring to the table as recently as the early 2000s. Proof: The LGX V6 in the Chevrolet Camaro is advertised at 335 horsepower,...

Dirt Every Day Does The Junkyard Rescue: This 1994 YJ Wrangler Goes From Rotting To Running On The Beach!

We’ve heard you guys: you like it when some derelict old wreck gets a second lease on life. We hate to see vehicles that are just a few hundred bucks’ worth of parts and a couple...

Eat Your Heart Out, Draguar: This Burnout-Ready Jag Rules!

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Then the Roadkill boys ought to be very, very flattered by “WHY NOT”, a Jaguar XJ6 that completely and utterly apes their Draguar. The...

Touring Car Infamy: The Alfa Romeo 155 Ti, Driven In Anger

Growing up, I did my best to catch every touring car race that Speedvision showed. Family sedans wicked up into track monsters, driven by people who didn’t get a proper translation of...

Let Nicky Grist Tell You A Tale About Colin McRae: A Trashed Escort And A Sketchy Jump!

Rally drivers are a special breed. They have to be masters of car control that do not possess a self-preservation instinct. This is what it takes for a man to hop into an overpowered rocket and go...

How To Sell A Crapbox Pontiac Grand Am, Lesson One: Honesty Is Your Friend!

Pontiac had many highs during it’s lifetime: the Safari, the GTO, the Firebird, even the Can-Am and the G8. While the company occasionally strayed into Brougham territory, overall their mission...

Spring Fling Million 2017 Gallery: Early Saturday Morning At The Strip At LVMS!

For a show only in it’s second year going, the Spring Fling Million event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway felt more like a well-established, deeply rooted deal. If I didn’t know...

Top 11: Underrated Movie Cars – Which Lesser-Known Big-Screen Cruisers Deserve More Recognition?

You know the great movie cars. Yes, you do…1977 Trans-Am in black and gold. 1958 Plymouth in Autumn Red and Ivory White. Black 1969 Dodge Charger. (Whoops…might need to get a bit more...

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STOLEN: Help Us Find Brian Cireddu’s Entire Setup!

If there is nothing else, we hate a thief and we hate it more to see a racer who has become a victim of one. But unfortunately these things still happen, and now we need you to be on the lookout....

Rough Start: A Unibody Ford Pickup On Slot Mags…Tasty!

Ah, Las Vegas. Dry air, desert…car hunting paradise if there ever was one. From lots filled with project car material to the cable television fodder, the love of the car is alive and well here....

This 1963 Ford Econoline Is Completely Impractical And Perfectly Bitchin’!

I’m willing to go under fire for this opinion: some vehicles don’t do anything well. Take this 1963 Ford Econoline: it would be a cool truck, except that there is no useful bed left. Part...

Striking Gold: These British Tank Mechanics Found Five Bullion Bars In The Fuel Tank Of …Well, A Tank!

Here’s a strange question: what do you do with a tank that you got in trade? Very few of us will even come close to needing to know, but a group of tank freaks in Britain will be recommending a...

Legends Still In Their Prime: Graham Hill Trophy Racing At Goodwood!

Cobra against Jaguar. Ferrari against the world. Sports cars of the highest order from the 1960s, when the bosses would literally fight each other if they were able. Henry Ford II and Enzo...