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Top Gun Maverick Is Coming Soon! Here’s The First Trailer For This Iconic Sequel

When Top Gun came out in May of 1986 it received mixed reviews but quickly became an absolute blockbuster hit that has become as iconic as any American action film out there. With a budget of $15...

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Unveiled: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – Mid-Engined Corvette Has Finally Arrived

(Photos: General Motors) We had to wait. We had to wait through a presentation by renowned astronauts. We had to wait through concept cars like the CERV test vehicles and the Corvette Indy prototype....

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2019 All-Ford Nationals Carlisle Photo Coverage: Once Again, Pennsylvania Was Transformed Into Blue-Oval Heaven!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The 2019 All-Ford Nationals at Carlisle were what they have come to be known for in the Ford community. Huge! Expansive! Full of awesome cars, trucks, vans, muscle,...

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2019 Columbus Goodguys Nationals: From The Highest End Hot Rods To The Most BangShifty Rumblers, They Were All There!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks may not have had the smoothest experience with his trip to Columbus, Ohio, but he sure gathered some awesome photographs during his time at the show. Many...

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Photo Coverage: 2019 Highway Creeper Car Club Rock N Rods Car Show

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – Back in April, we attended the Highway Creepers Car Club’s 6th Annual Rock N Rods Car and Bike Show. This is one of our favorite shows to attend...

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FoxKart: How An Ohio-Rotted 1986 Mustang Convertible Got A Second Lease On Life!

The first words that came out of my mouth once I exited the car were as straightforward as it gets: “How the hell do you have a car like this in a neighborhood that has to have the HOA from...

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Nightmare Scenario: The Driver That Drove The Wrong Way Up Jackson Dragway And Crashed Into The Tree

(Lead Photo: Will Kinnard) Lohnes once said that one of his biggest fears at a racetrack was to see a car coming back up the strip towards the tower. As someone who is often around the area between...

Flipped Off: A Double Backflip During Formula Offroad Competition!

Haukur Vidar Einarsson competes in Formula Offroad over in Iceland. Simple enough…the man is borderline insane, has no self-preservation function and is hell-bent on making a paddle-tired,...

Family Vacation: The LS-Swapped Mitsubishi 3000GT And It’s Rocky Mountain Race Week Adventures!

How many of you have some kind of horror story about the long road trip you took when you were a kid? The one where the air conditioning in the Caravan crapped out, you were seconds away from...

Classic YouTube: The F-14 Tomcat In Action, Without What’s-His-Name…

I had the Nintendo game. I played Kenny Loggins’ “Danger Zone” in my grandfather’s New Yorker many, many times over. Sure, the song was on the cassette that came with the...

Which Butt Is Best? Judge For Yourself And Tell Us Which Corvette Has The Best Rear!

The most iconic cars in history all have distinctive design cues that define them. Jaguars are known for their cool grills, Camaros have those distinctive quarter panels and front ends, and the list...

Brute In A Suit: The Iso Grifo Was A Corvette For The Italian Set

It seems fitting to look at the Iso Grifo now that the world has the word “Corvette” on their lips. The basic premise of the Grifo works like many American-European hybrids: take a...

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This Super C Motorhome Is A Military Grade Giant That Would Be An Epic Off-Road Adventurer

I like RVs and I cannot lie! Of course my norm isn’t something this gnarly and huge, but I’ll take it! This is one of those things that pulls into the campground or out on the beach and...

Copart Cadavers: This 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Was No Match For Iowa Floodwaters

Every time we dive into Copart.com, we brace ourselves for the worst. Sometimes there’s a gem that just needs a new fender or some paint, and all is happy. Sometimes, you look at the auction...

Angry Toddler: This Fiat 126 Is Packing A Small-Block Chevy Somewhere In That Body!

“That’s not a car, it’s just a container to protect the engine from the weather.” First comment on this video…and they are not wrong in the slightest. If you don’t...

A Fox With Hips: This SCCA-Ready 1991 Ford Mustang Is Race Ready!

The Ford Mustang’s star might have burned bright in drag racing, but the original pony car got it’s start in road-course racing. From the moment that Walter “Buhlie” Ford III...

Top Gun Maverick Is Coming Soon! Here’s The First Trailer For This Iconic Sequel

When Top Gun came out in May of 1986 it received mixed reviews but quickly became an absolute blockbuster hit that has become as iconic as any American action film out there. With a budget of $15...

Yep, It’s Dead: Pulling Truck Engines That Have Just About Had It (And A Couple That Are Totally Done)

As amazing as it is to see an engine live up to it’s full potential, it’s nothing short of to-the-bone painful to see and hear one pack up and quit in spectacular fashion. The first...

More Photos From Optima’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car At Pike’s Peak International Raceway

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) I’ve been to Pike’s Peak International Raceway a couple of times and can tell you that it is one hell of a facility. Cole went for the recent Optima Ultimate Street Car...

Amen Brother! You Don’t Need 37 M’fers To Go To The Starting Line! Tim McAmis Rules All.

I often get sideways looks of disgust when I talk about how it annoys me that everyone nowadays needs someone to pull them into the staging beams at the dragstrip. If you are sitting within a couple...