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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Historical Footage: The Air Force tests out the Avrocar I Between 1960-1961

The Avrocar project was an attempt by Avro Canada and the U.S. military to utilize the Coandă effect in order to achieve vertical take off and flight. The craft looked like a flying saucer and was...

HTP Motorsport Switches From Mercedes SLS AMGs to Bentley Continental GT3s For Next Season

HTP Motorsports had agreed to a multi-year partnership with Bentley, which will see the Continental GT3 replace the Mercedes SLS AMG at the four racing series that HTP attends: Blancpain Sprint,...

Question Of The Day: What Hot Ford Would You Like To See From The 2015 North American International Auto Show?

When it comes to playing poker, Ford sucks at keeping a straight face, and if you were at the table playing with them, right now is about the time you might want to make very sure your cards are...

Ebay Find: 36,000 mile One-Owner 440-powered 1977 Dodge D300

When I was fourteen, my stepdad drug home a 1978 Dodge 3/4 ton that had been the unfortunate victim of a winter accident. The truck was very low mile, and only needed a new radiator core support,...

Lucky Ain’t The Word: CNG-powered Truck Explodes Next To Fuel Pumps In Iran

“Sometimes, it’s just not your day.” Take that as you may when you apply that statement to what this Iranian man went through while topping off his CNG-powered pickup. At first,...

What’s In The Future For Australia’s V8 Supercar Series Now That Ford Is Ending Official Involvement Next Year?

We’ve known for the better part of a year now that the Australian auto manufacturing front was about to undergo radical changes. Holden and Ford of Australia are closing shop, Ford has...

Watch Tomáš Enge’s Lamborghini Gallardo Go End-Over-End At Slovakia Ring

Tomáš Enge was not having a good day at Slovakia Ring Circuit during the  Blancpain GT race in August. From the start of the race he was trying to fight the pack of racers with his Reiter-built...

Random Car Review: The LaForza…It’s Part Ford, Part Italian, And More Practical Than A Pantera

It’s not everyday that I look at a picture of a car I find on the internet and sincerely have no clue as to what I’m looking at. I might have trouble with pre-1950 cars, but that’s...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “Meh”-worthy News Of The Week: Bond’s New Ride, Spyker Goes South And Ferrari’s Profane New Car

Lots of good stuff this week, but plenty of detritus to wade through to find it. And as usual, at the end of the week it’s time to take a stick to the bottom of the boots. This little pile is...

Chris Harris Breaks Down Ken Block’s “Hoonicorn” Mustang, Plus Footage Of Block Scaring The Hell Out Of Him

We know what Ken Block is all about, and we’ve all seen the tangible form of his insanity, the RTR “Hoonicorn” Mustang. Fine and fair, the thing is properly bad-ass. But what you...

Aussie Tire Frying Videos, To Keep Us Warm Throughout The Winter

If you’re in North America, t’s rainy, it’s cold, and that’s if you’re lucky enough to not be set in with snow and ice. Lohnes might be able to tolerate this freezing...

Another Barris Bomb on Ebay: The 1972 “Bugazzi”, The Lincoln Mark IV That Found Huggy Bear’s Wardrobe

Oh, my dear sweet lord. For the last couple of days it seems that my luck has been in finding some of George Barris’s most frightening creations. First it was the “Travolta Fever”...

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Mike Ryan, Look Out: This MAN Can Do The Big-Rig Gymkhana Thing, Too

You should be familiar with Mike Ryan, the driver behind the Freightliner drift truck that features in the “Size Matters” series of YouTube films and has run on Pikes Peak. There’s...

Do You Miss The Early 1990’s? Then This Body-Kitted Chevy 1500 Is For You!

The 88-97 GM trucks might be best remembered for their role in the creation of the “sport truck” modification craze of the 1990s. You couldn’t get away from them…dropped low,...