What Are The Greatest Modern Hot Rods?

You know what I like even more than fast cars? Fast cars that I didn't expect to be fast. I like to be surprised when I see something blow past me, like that Volvo 245 wagon with a Supra engine that did some smoky drifts a while back. » 5/08/13 12:02pm 5/08/13 12:02pm

This Corvette With A Honda Four-Banger Is Sadly Not Real

This idea is so perverse I can't help but love it. It's a picture of what appears to be a nicely-polished Honda 1.8L B18 engine nestled in the engine bay of a Z06 Corvette. Now, to Corvette purists, this is the equivalent of getting a heart transplant from a mole — an abomination that also is just too feeble to… » 2/05/13 10:00am 2/05/13 10:00am

V8 Powered Toyota GT-86 Goes Drifting

The Toyota GT-86 or Scion FRS as it will be known over here, is the lightweight driver's car that proves Toyota can build a car that avoids the beige. Amidst concerns from some regarding the car's 200 horsepower output it appears someone has already devised a perfect way to put concerns about power in the car to rest. » 3/31/12 9:00am 3/31/12 9:00am

Watch a Fiat 500 with a turbocharged Honda S2000 engine attack the…

Even before the Fiat 500 became known to the American public as "the funny little car J.Lo drives" few people ever associated the cars with jaw dropping straight line performance, even in it's awesome original Abarth form. That might change after you watch these videos featuring an excellent vintage 500 with a… » 1/08/12 2:00pm 1/08/12 2:00pm

How To Build An Intake Out Of Carbon Fiber, Styrofoam And Condoms

We've long admired the crew performing a Hayabusa engine transplant into a Mazda Miata, both for its technical complexity and sheer steel cojones. The latest lesson: When it comes to molding carbon fiber air horns, nothing beats a Trojan. » 10/08/10 12:00pm 10/08/10 12:00pm