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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

BangShift Movie Car Chase: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray vs. De Tomaso Pantera in “Challenge”

An early C3 Stingray Corvette and a De Tomaso Pantera, tearing up the roads near Asheville, North Carolina in the early 1970s…doesn’t sound too implausible, does it? If it weren’t...

The Worst Kept Secret…In The World! Check Out The Nissan Patrol That Can Stomp A Porsche 918!

Sleepers are difficult to pull off properly. The sell is that you are up against something that will struggle to get out of it’s own way, or at the least is dead-stock and non-threatening....

Latest Video From FCA Explains The Wizardry Behind The Challenger Demon’s “Drag Mode”…Yes, Drag Mode!

The last time we’ve been this impatient waiting for something this awesome, we were in grade school and Christmas was weeks away. But Dodge is adamant that the upcoming Challenger SRT Demon is...

Mud Boss: This Fox-Body Mustang Trar Is A Beast In The Slop!

If it exists in the automotive world, you can almost be certain that there is a Ford Mustang that has been modified to meet the criteria. We’ve seen just about everything you can possibly do to...

These Two-Wheel-Drive “Rail Buggy” Builds Are Sweet! Watch Them Climb A Wooded Hill Like A Goat!

We’ve shown you rockbouncers, the unhinged, V8-packing, by-any-means-necessary full exo-caged machines that turn off-roading into a combative sport, but it’s not the only show going on...

Howlin’ Half-Dozen: This Ford Falcon Gets The Job Done With A 4-71 Blown 4.0L Inline-Six!

Inline-sixes were, for the longest time, proof that whoever bought the car originally was either a cheap-ass or wanted fuel economy in my world. Every car that had six pistons in a row that I grew up...

Educational Carnage Video: What Happens When a Cosworth DFV F1 Engine Eats a Valve

Engine failures are much better experienced as  a spectator sport. Between the potential for wreckage and the financial injury, the only engine most hot rodders don’t mind seeing fail is one...

To Celebrate NASCAR’s Anniversary, Here’s Some Footage From A 1954 Race At Peace Haven Speedway!

On February 21st, 1948, after a series of meetings held at the Streamline Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida, NASCAR was incorporated on the heels of a successful 1947 season for William France’s...

It Ain’t A Fluke: Proof That The 572-Powered Cadillac DeVille Is A Beast!

There are many things we are still trying to sort out about the 2003 Cadillac DeVille we found earlier this week. Things like how they wedged the sledgehammer of a big-block crate Chevrolet under the...

Dyno Video: Watch This Thunderbird Super Coupe Crank Out 805 Horsepower On The Dyno!

Ok, I promise I’ll lay off of the T-bird kink after this one, but I’m running it for a reason. When the MN12 platform debuted in 1989, it didn’t come with a V8 available. Instead,...

MORE: FORD, Videos

Historical Footage: The Rothmans Porsche 911 Rally Car Doing What It Did Best

Porsche might not be the first name you think of when it comes to rally racing. It probably isn’t the first German manufacturer you think of. Ok, it might not even be the second German...

Land Speed Controversy Video: A Cool Look At The Infamous Budweiser Rocket Car And It’s “Supersonic” 1979 Run

There have always been certain controversies in land speed racing over the years. Many of the early ones have been covered in our awesome Salt Beds of Salduro series which picks up again today, but...

Classic YouTube: Clark Griswold Enters The Tuff Truck Competition

If you’ve never thought about taking a car nobody cares about and beating the stuffing clean out of it, then I’m ready to call you a liar. I’ve done it. It’s fun beyond fun,...

Movie Car Chase: A 1971 Aussie Charger Vs. A NASCAR Oldsmobile Square Off In The Movie “Metal Skin”!

Straight off of the bat I have to admit that I know jack-all about the 1994 movie “Metal Skin”. I wasn’t hunting down a car chase scene when I stumbled across this gem…I was...