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Category Archive: CAR FEATURES, TECH, Videos

Road To The Riddler: What Taking A Custom To Detroit To Compete For The Ridler Is Really Like

“There are custom cars, high-end builds…and then there are Ridler contenders.” In this video from our friends at Auto Revolution you see what it takes for Pro Design Hot Rods and...

Video: Our Favorite Hemi Car Ever? We Think So and It’s A One Of None!

You can go ahead and file this one under “pure awesomeness”. We got sent a link to the video featuring this car and when we watched it we just could not stop smiling. Why? This is the...

Throttle Therapy: This Petrolicious Feature On A 1965 Mustang Fastback Touches On Many Of The Reasons We All Love Cars

It’s insane to say that a car “helps” you, right? It’s crazy to say that the rolling hunk of steel, plastic, wood, and glass provides some service to better your mental and...

The Mongrel Project Gets More Paint, Suspension, And More! This Sucker Is Getting Close To Making Noise And Smoke!!!

We love the Mongrel Project, a combination of a cool old British Ford and Mazda Miata that is somehow right in every way. The stance, the width, the flares, the fabrication, it all speaks to us and...

Random Car Review: 1984-88 Ford Sierra XR8

So, here’s a bit of a brain tease for you: It’s a four-door 1980s era Ford product, wearing wheels you might see on an all-wheel-drive Tempo, sporting a bit of the Aero look that Ford was...

Weird Cars I Used To Want: The Saab Viggen Was A Weird and Quick Swedish Breath Of Fresh Air

When I was a little kid, my parents had some friends come over to the house and they drove up in a Saab. This was the 1980s mind you and it wasn’t like Saabs were growing on trees. The car was...

The Latest Project From Urchfab Has Only Two Wheels. Can This One Be As Much Fun As A 4-Wheeled Monster?

I’ve been wanting to put together an old small to medium sized motorcycle for some time. Something like a Honday CB350 or CB550, would be fun as hell to cruise around town on, and I have...

Best of 2019: Garrett Reed’s Monte Carlo, From Power Tour Theft To LS Fest X!

I’ve had the privilege of knowing Garrett Reed for a couple of years now. Good dude, always friendly, always chill, always working hard for his keep. Garrett is the kind of guy that I...

Proud To Row His Own: 454-Powered 1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Project

I’ve come to the conclusion that the only way I’ll really trust a company that deals in aftermarket auto parts is when I see those who work for the brand actively using those parts on...

Video: Cars in action – The 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne mail car

In 2014, the way you sell cars in TV ads is to show them either drifting, driven by some celebrity chick with high heels, or loaded up with kids. But in 1959, if you were out to buy a car, you wanted...

Classic YouTube: Bobby Unser’s 1975 Crash At Riverside In An IROC Camaro

The accident itself was spectacular enough: at the start of the 1975 IROC event at Riverside, Bobby Unser and Bobby Allison had a meeting of the metal that put both cars into a wall. Both cars met...

Project Binky Is Back And All Your Questions About This Project Are Being Answered

We love project Binky, and it has almost nothing to do with it being a cool little Mini. The truth is, the best part of this project is watching the cool fabrication work and seeing the reasoning go...

Bad Decision Lesson: Australian Burnouts In Reverse Are Not A Good Idea

Have you ever tried to set automatic transmission fluid on fire before? If you haven’t, I’ll spare you a trip to the emergency room: it burns nicely. I accidentally spilled maybe a shot...

The Dune’s Curse: Carnage By The Ton At The Liwa Hillclimb!

The Liwa hillclimb at the Moreeb Dune in the UAE is one of the most brutal motorsport activities we know of. Take serious, high-horsepower engines, shove them into older Nissan Patrols, and point...