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Unhinged: The Saleen FourSixteen, or How To Hot Rod A Tesla

Steve Saleen unveiled his latest project on the lawn at Pebble Beach this weekend: The Saleen FourSixteen, his touch on the Tesla Model S. Yep, someone’s started hot-rodding Teslas. It’s...

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Watch A Violent Double Dragster Wreck From NHRA Brainerd – Top Dragster Competitors Survive Horrible Incident

Racers Monte Green and Don Kritzky were involved in one of the scariest double top dragster crashes in recent memory yesterday during the NHRA race in Brainerd, Minnesota. As the cars were flying...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Has Been Your Best Junkyard Find Or Buy?

Junkyards are the best. Hell, we get almost as excited going to the junkyard as we do going to the race track. Why? Because the treasure hunter/hoarder in us always believes that we find some cool...

Racing Video: Finnish Crosskarts Hauling Ass Through The Woods On Snow And Ice! Motorcycle Powered And Hella Fast!

Crosskart racing is one of those things that we probably should have know about but until a few minutes ago, were blissfully unaware of. They have been racing these little things in countries like...

CamShaftSounds.com Is A New And Awesome Place For You To Share And Listen To Camshaft Sound Videos – This Rules

Why didn’t WE think of this?! That was my first thought when I started patrolling around the new website CamShaftSounds.com and listening to all the mechanical goodness being spewed from my...

Story Update: John Wayne’s 1975 Pontiac Wagon Sells For

As we reported a month ago, the 1975 Pontiac Grand Safari wagon that was owned by John Wayne was headed to Mecum Auction’s Monterey event. The 455-powered 9-passenger wagon was customized by...

Watch A Pulling Tractor Destroy Four Blown Hemis Instantly – One Motor Leaves Tractor,Three Others End Up In A Pile!

The only way to destroy four blown hemis quicker than it happens in this video would be to stuff them full of dynamite and explode them as they fell off a bridge into the ocean. Other than that,...

Drag Video: Watch A 4-Cylinder, Stick Shift, Diesel Truck Rip Off An 11-Second Run In Thailand!

Drag racing is a truly global American export. None of the hot rodders that were running around on the dry lakes and then air strips of California could have ever imagined that their activities would...

Living History: Listen To The Darracq V8 Fire Up And Run!

A few days ago we showed you video of the Darracq Grand Prix car going for a spin in the grass in New Zealand (click here to check it out). Darracq was a French car manufacturer that joined forces...

Is It Ever OK To Stick A 2JZ In A Camaro…Even If It Is A 1992 Model?

A couple years ago Hot Rod Magazine ran a story about a guy who built a first generation Camaro with a Toyota 2JZ inline six. After the story ran, the internet was ablaze with pure hatred from many...

eBay Find: This $200,000 Dodge Power Wagon May Actually Be Worth It – One Of The Rarest Ever

So Tom Nolen basically discovered a unicorn on eBay in the form of a 1949 Dodge Power Wagon fire truck that also happens to be a woody. We’re a little confused on the originality of the woody...

Welcome To Our Lady Of Holy Horsepower: Pictures Of A Church-Sponsored Burnout Contest!

Bet you never thought you’d see that particular headline, huh? Courtesy of The Brougham Society, I bring to you an actual church-sponsored burnout contest from the Assembly of God church in...

Great Chase: The Campy But Still Awesome Car Chase From The Stallone Movie “Cobra”

The Sylvester Stallone movie Cobra may be mostly unwatchable dreck, but I like the car chase in it, despite the fact that there’s a fair amount of campy weirdness throughout. The reason I like...

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Carnage Video: Watch This Dragster Suffer A Transmission Explosion At Little River Dragway

This one could’ve gone a lot worse than it did. At the Southwest Superchargers event at Little River Dragway in Holland, Texas, the CarQuest Top Dragster was in the middle of a burnout when...