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The 1,005 HP Mustang GT-Based Scythe Concept Is An Overgrown Hot Wheels Car

We've been cleaning out our memory card from SEMA »11/11/08 9:15am11/11/08 9:15am and can't believe we forgot about this evil-looking custom concept found in the Ford booth at the huge aftermarket parts show. It's from the good folks at and it's called the Scythe. The purple concept car is one of the rare few we've seen where the name is actually…

Gumball Machine Inventor Recreates Mustang Mach III Concept For SEMA

You can't make this SEMA »11/06/08 12:00pm11/06/08 12:00pm stuff up sometimes. The guy who invented the big red gumball machine with the globe of gumballs at the top and the spiral ramp down the stand? Yeah, he's decided to try his hand at custom cars, producing a somewhat-faithful recreation of the 1993 Ford Mustang Mach III concept. The car is based…

TIV-2: An Exclusive Look Inside The Techie Tank-Like Tornado-Chaser

We first saw Sean Casey's latest and greatest in mobile tornado chasing insanity, the TIV-2, in a spy photo back in May »11/05/08 3:35pm11/05/08 3:35pm, but now Sean's given us this exclusive first-hand look at the truck-based tech-filled tank here at SEMA and the scoop on what to expect from the TIV-3 for next season's show, "Storm Chasers."…

Toyota Tundra Dually Returns To SEMA With Monster Diesel Mill

Toyota Tundra Dually concept debuted at the 2007 SEMA »11/05/08 2:30pm11/05/08 2:30pm show but returns for an encore with its Hino heavy truck inline-six diesel engine normally used in a 35,000 lb beasts, an Eaton five-speed manual transmission and a matching Hino rear end, and you've got a truck beefy enough to drag the entire SEMA show around. We…

"Big Daddy" Don Garlits' Dodge Challenger Drag Pack At SEMA

"Big Daddy" Don Garlits is kind of a big deal when it comes to drag racing, having birthed the rear-engine top fuel dragster, and being the first in the NHRA to cross the quarter-mile lights at 170, 180, 200, 240, 250, 260, and 270 MPH, so when he buys a Dodge Challenger Drag Pack »11/05/08 1:20pm11/05/08 1:20pm, you know it's got to be good. This…

Toyota Brings A Ducati To SEMA Via Big Red Custom Tundra

Toyota apparently wanted a little of that Italian passion mixed into its Toyota Tundra »11/05/08 12:00pm11/05/08 12:00pm crew cab for . Engineers stretched the frame and dropped on an awesome 6.5-foot bed set-up with all kinds of storage for track day support, then slathered the whole thing in red paint. The truck actually looks pretty darn slick in…

RKSport Hyundai Genesis Smacks SEMA With Heavy Hand Of Awesomness

We told you about the speedy Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis Coupe »11/05/08 10:00am11/05/08 10:00am, but what about that Hyundai Genesis in the unveil video? That was the 460 HP, supercharged, 4.6 liter V8-powered with experimental cylinder deactivating. The IHI screw-type supercharger provides 11 pounds of additional intake pressure and helps…

Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis Coupe Unveiled At SEMA

Click to view »11/04/08 7:20pm11/04/08 7:20pmThe cloth has dropped at on a that doesn't quite look like it did in the original rendered concept. The fortified and honest to goodness "Art Of Speed" race car made from the guts of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe is stripped of all the superfluous interior amenities and upgraded with an eight point safety…

ECTO-1 Gets A Sound System Upgrade In Time For SEMA

In conjunction with the upcoming 25th anniversary release of the greatest ghost-hunting comedy ever, Ghostbusters »11/04/08 12:45pm11/04/08 12:45pm, Sony has outfitted the original, fully restored ECTO-1 with an extensive Sony entertainment system packed with all manner of gadgets for . The classic Cadillac ambulance features Sony Xplod subwoofers, a…

TLC ICON Lexus LX570 Shows Off Tubby Truck Tweaks For SEMA

Click to view »11/04/08 9:30am11/04/08 9:30amJust because TLC is bringing a slew of built-to-the-hilt to doesn't mean they've forgotten about the crucial bugeye sunglass-wearing urban white trash market, and so we present their ICON Lexus LX570. The direct descendant of the FJ40, the Lexus doesn't much do what its tougher forefather did — likewise…

TLC Goes To SEMA With A Trio Of Upgraded ICON Toyota FJs

Back before they became the enormous and bloated choice of bugeye sunglass-wearing urban white trash, Toyota FJ Cruisers were compact, capable off-roading machines. We told you about TLC's plans build up some of their old-looking new trucks with a trio of FJ's »11/04/08 9:00am11/04/08 9:00am for the floor of . They already build an FH40 version, but…