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Chryslers At Carlisle Coverage: Another Blast Of Nothing But B&E Bodies! Racers, Street Machines, Restored Perfection

(Photos by Joe Grippo) - Yesterday we ran a collection of nothing but Chrysler B&E body cars on display at the 2014 Chryslers at Carlisle Show that was held at the famed show grounds in...

Tired Looking, Haggard, But Totally Savable Denimachine Van Surfaces For Sale In Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

As much as many people want to forget it, vans were a huge part of the scene in the 1970s and they’re coming back with a vengeance now as people who were kids in that era want to recapture...

Next-Gen Caddy CTS-V Seen Testing At The Nurburgring, Sounds As Wicked As Ever

When Lexus introduced the updated GS series in 1998, they did it by using one of the most well-done advertising campaigns ever, the “Something Wicked This Way Comes” ads. They...

This Evil VW Beetle Has A Noisy Secret Hidden Under The Engine Cover – A Fine Freak Show!

Today is shaping up to be the day of awesome stuff on Craigslist, but Mateo Lopez sent us the link for this VW Beetle which we almost didn’t even click but then decided if he thought it was...

This Killer Old Doodlebug Is Based Off Of A 1929 Ford Two Ton Truck – Perfect Bonneville Push Vehicle

We’ve got to thank Powermaster’s Brady Basner for the tip on this Craigslist ad for the cool 1929 Ford doodlebug you see below. The machine started life as a two ton truck and was then...

Ebay Find: 1972 AMC Javelin Alabama State Trooper Replica

We all know that in the early 1970s that two of, if not the baddest cop cars ever, the 440 Dodge Polara and Plymouth Fury were nothing to screw with at all. Acceleration that didn’t get beat...

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Ford Downsizes EcoBoost in the F150, Claims To Outperform All Comers: Is The Future Turbos And A Diet?

Ford’s latest F-150 EcoBoost has had one of the most radical changes for the F-Series lineup in recent memory. The body is now aluminum, and the EcoBoost V6 has scaled down, from 3.5L to 2.7L....

“Scoop” Vessels’ 1972 Ford Baja Truck Going To Auction For Charity In Burbank, California On August 1st!

This 1972 Ford F100 Class 8 racer, the 1977 Baja 1000 winner formerly owned and driven by Frank “Scoop” Vessels, is going to be auctioned off by Auctions America on August 1, 2014, and...

It’s The Round Of “Would You Rather?” That You’ll Enjoy For Once: Killer Intakes!

Yes, we know that when we put together these “Would You Rather?” items, that essentially you’re cringing and making a choice just to make a choice. And we’ve given you some...

Rough Start: Hunting In The Big Apple

New York City is one of those places that intimidates the hell out of someone who has never been there. Rough streets, angry people who pride themselves on their resilience through about anything...

Ride With Jim Pace As He Jams Gears In A Small Block, Former John Surtees Can-Am Lola T70 – CRANK IT UP!

Sure, McTaggart gets all lumpy in the shorts area when he sees something about a Bugatti Veyron going 246mph or some such stuff but let’s be honest here. Jim Pace isn’t going anywhere...

Bugatti Veyron Hits 246 mph On Public Road In Idaho. No Lake Or Pelicans In Sight.

Yes, the Bugatti Veyron is stupidly fast. Yes, it does go a bit faster than the 246mph you will see here (the actual number is 267 mph). But usually, when the car is tested, it’s done at one of...

RideTech’s Bret Voelkel Takes Home Top Honors At 6th Annual Motor State Challenge At GingerMan Raceway In Michigan

If there is a race track that RideTech president Bret Voelkel loves, it has to be GingerMan raceway combined with autocross action at the Tire Rack test center in South Bend, Indiana. Why? Because...

Bonneville Speed Week 2014: How The Heck Does The Record Setting Procedure Work, Anyway?

It is the dream of many hot rodders to attend Speed Week at Bonneville. It is the dream of a smaller group to actually drive something down the salt in anger, and it is the dream of an even smaller...