Category Archives: Misc

Galpin Widebody Mustang nets $160,000 for charity

The time has come for the custom widebody Mustang from Galpin Auto Sports to find a new owner. Built by Galpin for industrial company SPX, this specially built Mustang features a hand-built body that widens the car by an incredible … Continue reading

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Corvette ZR1-powered Chevrolet Silverado has us feeling sleepy

Here we have the kind of sleeper that’ll wake you up no time: a short-bed, four-wheel-drive Chevrolet Silverado with an LS9 from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. With dyno numbers of 510 horsepower and 504 pound-feet of torque, there’s a jump … Continue reading

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De Tomaso sells Deauville production rights to China

We all got a little excited when news emerged that De Tomaso was being reborn. After all, what could it hurt to have another storied Italian exotic automaker in the world, right? But then came the Deauville. Though the Pininfarina-penned … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,800 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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This is a 250-horsepower, Ferrari-powered quad

We really should just shut up and let the absurdity of this contraption sink in for a spell, but the details of the Lazareth Wazuma V8F are just to insane to leave unmentioned. A 3.0-liter Ferrari V8 lies at the … Continue reading

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Corvette Z06 tops Motor Trend list of shortest-stopping vehicles

Any modern performance car worth buying puts just as much emphasis on stopping as it does on going. After all, what’s the point in being able to hit ludicrous speed if you can’t manage to get it back down without … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Corvette crash may result in charges [w/video]

Now more than ever, there’s a good chance a camera is watching you when you’re doing something stupid. Whether it’s dumping your Bugatti Veyron in a Texas marsh or crashing your Chevrolet Corvette during an impromptu street race, you may … Continue reading

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Mopar announces 800-hp V10 crate engine at SEMA

Mopar® to Highlight Cubic Inches and Horsepower at SEMA – 800 horsepower V-10 Crate engine takes center stage at SEMA – Gen III High Output HEMI® V-8 with 590 horsepower to debut – New Bolt-On Upgrade Kit for Gen III … Continue reading

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eBay Find of the Day: Teutel Senior’s Camaro-based 2011 Pontiac Trans Am Hurst Edition

Looks like American Chopper star Paul Teutel, Sr. has decided his 2011 Pontiac Trans Am Hurst Edition is getting boring. His reworked 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS, Smokey and the Bandit-style rebody and paint scheme was put up for auction on … Continue reading

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The making of Vaughn Gittin Jr’s 1969 RTR-X Ford Mustang

Earlier this year, we headed out to California’s Willow Springs Raceway to see Vaughn Gittin Jr. play with his 1969 RTR-X Ford Mustang for the very first time. It took just a few minutes for Gittin and his pony car … Continue reading

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England presents the world’s most exciting traffic jam

When you put on a car show, you can expect a little bit of traffic as people rumble into the appointed lot when the gates open. When your car show is called the Wilton House Classic Rendezvous and Supercar Day, … Continue reading

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Vancouver authorities sieze $2M in cars for street racing

Authorities in Vancouver have impounded a total of 13 exotic cars valued at more than $2 million after the drivers were spotted reportedly street racing. Amongst others, the collection included a pair of Maserati models and a pair of Mercedes-Benz … Continue reading

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Tony Stark trades his Audi for mystery Acura in The Avengers

Next summer, when The Avengers opens to packed multiplexes, playboy billionaire Tony Stark will be rolling in a trick new ride. After driving an Audi R8 in the two Iron Man features, Stark apparently switches to a never-before-seen Acura sports … Continue reading

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Camaro airbag spontaneously deploys while drifting

Having a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS stuffed with a 426-horsepower V8, six gears and the rear wheels doing the pushing is reason enough for anyone to want to get a little sideways. Trouble is, letting the tail hang in your … Continue reading

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Rowan Atkinson crashes his McLaren F1… again

It looks like the man behind Mr. Bean and Blackadder has had another off in his McLaren F1. British comedian Rowan Atkinson reportedly spun his seven-figure supercar as he was traveling down the A605 near Peterborough in the UK. No … Continue reading

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