The McLaren M20 Had 750 Horsepower And Could Destroy Porsches (On Good …

Pretty new Macca, huh? Here’s an old one, the M20 sports prototype from the waning days of McLaren’s dominance of Can-Am. Fiberglass and aluminum, crazy velocity stacks, F1- and Can-Am champion Denny Hulme at the wheel, who managed to beat the turbocharged Porsche 917’s in the early races of the 1972 season but lost… » 2/20/13 3:25pm 2/20/13 3:25pm

Artist Builds Amazing Vintage Racer From Cardboard And Hot Glue

Denny Hulme's 1969 Can-Am victory in a McLaren M8B was one of the high points of motorsport for enthusiast Bob Rubin, who commissioned artist Chris Gilmour to make this amazing full-scale M8 from cardboard and hot glue. » 6/17/10 2:30pm 6/17/10 2:30pm

Ironhide Spotted With Can-Am Spyder, Motorcycle

More details regarding everyone's favorite movie sequel trickle in by the day. We know that filming is set to begin next week in the Philadelphia area and Ironhide, better known as the GMC Topkick, was spotted en route to the location for filming. The interesting item to note is what was being hauled along with… » 5/29/08 4:20pm 5/29/08 4:20pm

Because One Can Never Have Too Much Can-Am

We've already yammered at length about the glory of Can-Am. It's one thing that Los Jalops can all agree on. Detroit brawn, Euro-sportiness, Texan ingenuity and enough sheer gobsmackery to make the most jaded automobile fan remember why he or she fell in love with cars in the first place. Little in this world is more… » 8/24/07 2:00pm 8/24/07 2:00pm

Texas' Finest in the Motor City

A while back, the boys over at Winding Road got to spend some time around the Chaparral 2E Can-Am car at GM's spread across the street from the Ham Center in Warren, MI. Somebody suggested earlier today that Ed Welburn deserves a raise. We'd forgo a raise for some seat time in a 2E, which still stands as one of the …

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Jalopnik Drives The Can-Am Spyder!

When it comes to segment blurring, the team at BRP's Can-Am have aimed a shot across the bow of both ultralight sports car makers and motorcycle manufacturers with their new Spyder. We've been following the release of this snowmobile with wheels since spy shots first surfaced back in December. And now we've just… » 5/30/07 2:00pm 5/30/07 2:00pm

Faster Miles an Hour: The Chaparral 2E

Our pals at the road that tends to have little to do with straightaways posted this video of a car designed for adjustable drag/downforce given the state of said roads. Oh, and it also happens to be wicked-awesome. Yes, it's the Chaparral 2E. Yes, we will buy one as soon as our number comes up. And no, we won't…

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