Autos: Enthusiasts

What Car Company Appears In Movies and On TV the Most?

Friday  18:31,   31 march 2017

<p>It's no surprise that International Harvester is rarely seen on TV or in movies.</p>This graphic also makes some diverting, if forgettable, stats come to light. You know, the kind of stats that wouldn't get you anything other than a[...]

Cannonball Run NASCAR Chevelle Clone Up for Auction

Thursday  22:07,   30 march 2017

Movie Car Clone set for Sale at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach While some Chevelle zealots will firmly deny that Chevrolet built A-bodies after 1972, the colonnade coupes do have their fair share of fans. The HOT ROD staff is divided on the styling of[...]

Watch a V-10 BMW M3 Smoke a Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 In a Drag Race

Thursday  21:55,   30 march 2017

Watching drag races between supercars can lose its appeal after a while. Enthusiasts tend to know which car is going to win well before the race even kicks off. However, when you have a sleeper or heavily-modified car in the race, there tends to be [...]

HOT ROD Garage Ep. 49 Begins Body Swapping a '66 F100 with a Crown Vic

Thursday  19:51,   30 march 2017

Modern cars spoil drivers, and they don’t even know it. If you’ve driven a classic, especially a truck, you’ll understand how far we’ve come in chassis, suspension, and drivetrain design — but that’s what why we hot rod these things! It’s common to[...]

Toyota Builds Real-Life Hilux Tonka Toy

Thursday  19:29,   30 march 2017

Truck Commemorates Popularity of Pickup in AustraliaThe team started off with a Hilux SR5 Double Cab, the highest trim level offered in Australia, equipped with Toyota’s new 1GD-FTV 2.8L turbodiesel I-4 engine. To give the truck more capability and[...]

4th Annual Southern Vintage Race Car Nationals

Thursday  18:01,   30 march 2017

FIt’s quickly becoming a “can’t miss” event for fans and drivers who love nostalgia. The Southern Vintage Race Car Nationals took place March 17-19 at Dillon Motor Speedway and welcomed some truly beautiful-looking throwback machines. Among the[...]

This 240-Rocket Semi Truck Means Business

Thursday  17:42,   30 march 2017

The Multiple Cradle Launcher has six times the firepower of other multiple rocket launchers.The MCL consists of an Oshkosh Defense 6×6 Heavy Equipment Transporter-known in the US Army as the M1070 HET. The M1070 is used by the Army to haul Abrams[...]

Black Magic: What Really Enables the Bugatti Chiron to Hit 260+ MPH

Thursday  16:47,   30 march 2017

<p>All you ever wanted to know about the Chiron's tires</p>To a Bugatti Chiron owner, though, tires are the only reason theirs is the fastest street-legal production car in the world. Those 1,479 ponies? The trick aerodynamics? The[...]

Acura MDX With A Jaw Dropping 946,252 Miles - The Drive's Daily Mileage Champion

Thursday  16:47,   30 march 2017

<p>How many cars have gone to the moon and back twice? This Acura has done it without any Ubering.</p>They are nothing but a bunch of parasites who feast off the misery and stupidity of those who can't do math. My name is Jeff Feiner, and I[...]

Jeep's ready to show something special at Easter Jeep Safari 2017

Thursday  01:15,   30 march 2017

As it does every year, the automaker has some unique concepts lined up for its annual off-road pilgrimage.This year, Jeep has teased two of its concepts ahead of time -- the Switchback (below) and the Quicksand (above). More will arrive with these[...]

Floyd Mayweather Is Selling His Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Wednesday  23:31,   29 march 2017

<p>There are only two of these in the world and in 2015, Mayweather dropped $4.8 million on the car.</p>When Mayweather bought the car in 2015, he paid $4.8 million, but we wouldn't be surprised if the car's value has jumped since then. After[...]

302 Ford vs. 305 Chevy! Part 1: Intro and Baseline

Wednesday  22:31,   29 march 2017

OK, fellow travelers, let’s crank up the DeLorean to 88 mph and venture back in time to the start of the modern muscle-car era. Some may not remember, but there was a time when production cars weren't running around with 400, 500, or even 600 hp,[...]

Jeep Shots From All Over North America

Wednesday  22:16,   29 march 2017

Real world Jeeps from DIY enthusiasts all over North AmericaJason Peffer of Kittanning, Pennsylvania, is the proud owner of this ’88 Wrangler YJ. Gone is the original powertrain and in its place is a 302ci Ford V-8, which is backed by a C6[...]

This $1.1 Million Tucker 48 Was Built from Two Crashed Cars and a Test Chassis

Wednesday  21:56,   29 march 2017

The "extra" Tucker may be a combination of parts from three chassis, but it's stunning. And a bargain compared to "factory" Tuckers.The Tucker production sedans were numbered from the factory starting with #1001, with the[...]

The Alfa Romeo 164 Procar Is the Silliest Race Car Ever Made

Wednesday  20:26,   29 march 2017

What do you get when you take an Alfa Romeo 164, a V-10 Formula One engine, a wing, and a few Italian engineers with a sense of humor? The 164 Procar, of course. What's Procar? Well, the BMW M1 Procar Championship was a one-make spec racing series[...]