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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Cars, Burnouts And Rock And Roll Because It’s Friday!

Ok, let’s take a tally: Lohnes is currently somewhere tropical, drunk on rum doing his best Lonely Island “I’m On A Boat” impersonation…Chad’s a day away from...

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Pikes Peak News: Mike Ryan Crashes Freightliner During Practice

Mike Ryan, the driver of the #777 Freighliner Cascadia racing truck, had a serious incident while practicing for the 2014 Pikes Peak Hill Climb on Thursday. According to witnesses, the Freightliner...

The First Official Pictures of the New Mad Max Cars Unveiled. Semi-truck With A Whole Benz For A Cab? Yes Please!

(Photos courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and giantfreakinrobot.com) Oh, hell effing yes…Max Rockatansky is back. Official photos have surfaced of the vehicles used in Mad Max: Fury Road, and...

National Corvette Museum Decides To Keep ‘Vette-eating Sinkhole As An Attraction

(Photos courtesy CorvetteMuseum.org and Autoweek.com) The board of directors that oversees the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky voted to turn the Skydome sinkhole that consumed...

Video Collection: Odd (Yet Strangely Awesome) Pikes Peak Race Cars

This week is the practice week for the 2014 Race to the Clouds at Pikes Peak, Colorado. I have always been fascinated with the mountain…I grew up in it’s shadow as a kid in the Springs,...

Historical Video: A Look At The Design History of the 1967 Camaro

The design of a car, from the beginning idea to the final mule prototypes before production, interests us. What the purpose of the car will be, the shape of the body, the layout of the interior, the...

Rough Start: This Buick Needs To Be Picked Up Now!

From the insanity of Topeka I moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, mainly in the vain hope that I could find a Dodge truck I used to own to buy back. The second I saw this 1973 Buick Century, however, I forgot...

A Fleet of Military Trucks is Going Up For Auction, And Lohnes Isn’t Around To Drool Over It.

So the boss man is out with the missus on a cruise in the tropics while I sit in my wife’s office, borrowing internet to keep everyone entertained. I sincerely hope those piña coladas...

Watch This Explorer Go For Distance (No Rednecks Were Harmed In The Making Of This YouTube Video)

Before the Internet, daydreaming meant that you were staring off into space while your mind was taking a trip to Aruba or something like that. In the Age of Internet, I’m pretty sure that for a...

Rough Start: If You Squint Hard Enough, You Might See A Killer Austin-Healy Project!

Topeka, Kansas. Land of flat ground, moronic cult protesting types, the most “special” Hooters waitresses EVER, and Ron Ward, a proud BangShifter who tipped me off to the remains of this...

Ferrari Enzo Wrecked In Connecticut Was Being Driven By Dealership Technicians-Cue “Ferris Bueller” jokes.

(Courtesy of Jalopnik/Michael Ballaban) The owner of a Ferrari Enzo might be on the hunt for a new shop for his Enzo after two technicians fishtailed the Italian hypercar coming off of an on-ramp,...

This 1964 Beetle Trucklet Is Well-Done, But Is It For You?

I’ve seen many things done to Volkswagen Beetles. Some, like Baja Bugs and the Meyers Manx, are great ideas. Some, like kit-car Ferraris and visual modifications to make the car into a rolling...

Project Raven: The Engine (And I Swear, The End of Story Time!)

The story of the Imperial’s build truly starts in December, 2010. I was preparing to move from Washington State to Arizona to attend college. The Mirada was running great…and then, one day, it...

Kit Car Veyron? It Could Be Yours…If You’ve Got The $125K

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is the car pictured in Webster’s Dictionary under “hypercar”, and for damn good reason. In it’s most conservative trim, the car is a 1,000hp...

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