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Category Archive: CAR FEATURES, FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Carlos Lago Tests Out The Mercedes-Maybach S600 By Chauffeuring A Celebrity Around In Luxury. Take A Guess Who Rode In Luxury…

When Mercedes sent the new Mercedes-Maybach S600 to Motor Trend to test out, surely they knew the kind of clientele that the Motor Trend staff would put into the car. The new Maybach, although at...

The Real-Life Bravado Banshee And The 56-Year-Old Grandmother Who Won The Custom Viper [Video]

We covered the eBay auction of the Dodge Viper SRT-10 Bravado Banshee when the car was on eBay last July. It wasn’t too surprising that the car didn’t sell, even with the bidding cresting...

Roadtrip Video: The U.K.’s Car Magazine Pits A Mustang GT vs. BMW i8 vs. Lamborghini Huracan vs. Hellcat Challenger – Who Won?

It’s always curious to see what the reaction is from foreign publications when it comes to our cars. There’s the usual litany of jokes (can’t corner, subpar materials, crude) but...

Watch As Jay Leno Cuts Loose With James Garner’s Oldsmobile Banshee – He Even Drives The Beast On The Street!

The Oldsmobile Banshee is a freak among freaks. Set up similar to an old Baja truck, it’s roughly based on a 1969 Oldsmobile body that is shortened by two feet. They were built by Vic Hickey, a...

This Subaru BRZ Is Packing A JUN-Built 2.4 Liter V8 Made From Two Kawasaki Ninja Four-Cylinders – 11,000 RPM Screaming Yellow Jacket!

The Subaru BRZ is a cool little piece that, along with it’s Scion FR-S/Toyota 86 twin, is meant to be a return to the small, lightweight and tossable rear-wheel-drive coupe that Toyota used to...

Fluffy Ride! Jay Leno Takes Gabriel Iglesias’ 1966 VW Samba Out For A Cruise And A Snack!

It takes all types to keep this hobby going, and that goes for both the vehicles and the owners. You may not be into the same kinds of vehicles as someone else, but there is still a shared...

Rust In Peace: A Collection Of RHD American Cars Found Near Cape Town, South Africa

Bryan Thompson is an automotive designer and Hemmings contributor who recently spent some time in South Africa. While tooling around shortly before having to catch a flight, he stumbled upon what...

Remember When Mitsubishi Built Good Cars? BangShift Remembers The Best Of The Three Diamonds

At one point in time, Mitsubishi built some of the baddest Japanese rides out there. From the Starion through the 3000GT, the Eclipse through the EVO series, Mitsubishis were coveted not only just in...

See And Hear The Story Of “Muscle Two”, Martin Sanchez’s Rescued Christine Fury

Halloween…one of my favorite times of the year, where things seem a little bit unsettled, and demons come back to haunt those who deserve the retribution. As a car guy, the one car that always...

Video: Sleeper Perfection Is A Crusty Barn Fresh 1966 Nova Wagon Wrapped Around A Grand National Drivetrain

Prepare yourself to fall in love with the car featured below. This 1966 Nova station wagon was apparently located in a barn and as best we can tell by the exterior, that sounds accurate. Leaving the...

This video recreates all the locations from It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

When I was a kid, WLVI-TV 56 in Boston used to run It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World the Friday after Thanksgiving every year. I’ve probably watched it 40 times since. For a kid staring...

Video: Cars in action – The 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne mail car

In 2014, the way you sell cars in TV ads is to show them either drifting, driven by some celebrity chick with high heels, or loaded up with kids. But in 1959, if you were out to buy a car, you wanted...

Video: This Could Be The Coolest 1957 Chevy Pickup In America – Simplicity Rules

The guys at Holley titled this video, “No Modern Amenities” taking a line that owner/builder Kelly Hawthorn uses while describing the truck. We’re freaking ga-ga over this truck....

GLORIOUS: We Found Video Of A 6V53 Detroit Diesel Powered T-Bucket! Burns Tires In ALL Gears!

Chad hates every T-bucket has has ever seen, but if he lays eyes on this one and doesn’t like it we’re going to cal him out as being un-American because this one is beyond reproach! This...