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Watch As These Skydivers Get A Rare Chance To Jump From A B-17 Flying Fortress

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft of World War II. It was a capable bomber, loved by crews and leaders alike. It was armed to the teeth with machine guns at pretty...

Wreckage Video: A Weight Sled Failure Causes Major Impact At A Truck Pull

Forgive our strange fascination with wrecks at truck and tractor pulls, but we cannot help ourselves. In this clip we see all the right elements add up to a big thumping crash at the top end of the...

Watch an Ardun Headed Flathead Churn Out 400hp @ 6200 RPM on the Chassis Dyno

While Speed Week at Bonneville is still some months away, that doesn’t mean we can’t lust after cool LSR machinery. This video shows the Kohler Racing “Street Roadster” entry...

Watch a Cross Ram Equipped AMC 401 Grind Out 480hp and More than 500 ft/lbs on the Dyno

The AMC 401 is an oft overlooked mill for performance building. Yes, the guys in the AMC crowd would gash you with a rusty connecting rod in order to get their mits on one, but the 401 definitely...

Watch a Motorcycle Racer Crash Out of a Hill Climb Less Than 15 Seconds After Starting

I am pretty fascinated with European hill climb time trials. It seems like some super intense racing on amazingly challenging courses. All of the videos that pop up on the internet show cars and...

The Top 11: Automotive Smells

This hobby is a totally visceral deal. How things look, how they feel, how much noise they make, and even how they smell. Below you’ll find our list of the top 11 automotive smells. You...

Watch As This Motorcyclist Does A World-Record 128 MPH Wheelie On Ice!

Riding a powerful bike on ice is already dangerous enough. Between the speed, the slick surface and all of the metal studs in the rear tire, one wrong move and have no doubt whatsoever that it will...

Ford Of Europe Introduces Intelligent Speed Limiter, The System That Keeps You From Speeding Automatically!

Are you, as an adult with a driver’s license, incapable of reading and obeying simple traffic laws? Are you too occupied with anything other than properly driving your vehicle that you tend to...

Question Of The Day: Which Three People Would You Have Host Top Gear?

The Top Gear studio is being dismantled and boxed up, Clarkson’s certainly gone, and it appears that Hammond and May are going with him. It’s a sad and quite frankly sorry end to one of,...

This Craigslist Ad For A Third Gen Camaro Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

There’s more than enough ways to make fun of third-generation Camaro owners. Mullet-mobiles, redneck Ferrari…there really isn’t anything wrong with third-gens that wasn’t...

BangShift Tune-Up: “Legs” By ZZ Top, Complete With The Eliminator Coupe

Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard and Dusty Hill have been cranking out tunes since 1969 as ZZ Top. Let me put that into perspective for you: the band is only four years younger than my mother. The...

BREAKING NEWS: Nissan GT-R Wreck Made It To A Spectator Area – One Dead, Several Injured

Reports from Jalopnik, CarThrottle and Autosport are reporting that one spectator has died and that four are injured after a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 driven by Jann Mardenborough went over the catch...

Have A Hankering To Try Road Racing? The SCCA Track Night Program Has You Covered!

(Image by the author) Interested in trying road racing but don’t have a club to sign up with and/or can’t justify the not-insignificant bill for a weekend track day? Well, the Sports Car...

Did You Know That General Motors Had A Hybrid Car Developed In 1969?

Imagine our surprise when our Mopar-loving father in law was looking through an old copy of Hot Rod magazine from 1969 and found the GM ad below. The ad is for an “experimental” model called the...