REPORT: Toyota Plans Stripped-Down, Track-Ready FT-86

According to England's EVO Magazine, there's a lighter, track-ready version of the Toyota FT-86 planned that will drop the price from around $27,000 to $22,000 while adding stiffer suspension and stronger brakes. We'll take two. » 12/22/09 12:30pm 12/22/09 12:30pm

Edo Competition Tuned Ferrari Enzo Is No Fierrari Enzno

Yesterday we told you all about the greatest Fierrari Enzno ever built, a piece of kit with such attention to detail it would make a Swiss watchmaker weep. Today we pick up on another niche coachbuilder following in the footsteps of the Fierrari, Edo Competition. Despite starting off with an actual Enzo instead of a… » 5/28/08 6:00pm 5/28/08 6:00pm

Dodge Attempts to Reunite Tuner with Fiancee, Disaster Sure to Follow

Dodge has announced the winner of the "Are You Tuned Out" contest, which invited the boyfriends and girlfriends of gearheads to write a short essay explaining why their significant other was completely ignoring them. The winner was Zach Madrid of Colorado Springs, who was so tuned-out that he was unable to have a… » 12/13/07 12:15pm 12/13/07 12:15pm

Stick Your Fossil Fuel, Eh? Canadian Students Build 3,145-mpg Car

Students at the University of British Columbia handily trounced competitors in this year's SAE Supermileage Competition, using their superior engineering kung-fu to achieve over 3,000 mpg in a car they designed and built. The competition pits smartypants against propellerhead to see who can best expand the efficiency… » 6/23/06 10:36am 6/23/06 10:36am