Kiwi Hoons Roll Jet Powered Honda Z600

Take a bunch of Kiwi hoons, a high-mounted Garrett JFS100 gas turbine jet engine, and a gutted Honda Z600 - what do you get? Fun, that's what. While it's not going to set any land speed records, it certainly is entertaining to watch the Honda "Jetboy" evolve from having a raw engine, to fixed nozzle, to turboprop that… » 4/30/08 9:40am 4/30/08 9:40am

Banks Sets the Record Straight

As the last chunks of salt are chipped off the race cars there is a post speed week battle forming. The SPAL Ford Powerstroke Rocket Ranger team is claiming the title of World's Fastest Diesel Pickup Truck. Gale Banks says this simply isn't true, stating that the Banks Engineering Cummins-powered Dodge Dakota » 8/31/07 5:00pm 8/31/07 5:00pm

A Road-Race Diesel Pickup? The Banks D-Max Type-R

The cranks over at Banks are at it again, in collusion with GM, Garrett Turbo and Bosch. After the all-conquering, streetable Bonneville Dakota, what was next? How about a diesel road-race truck? Says company honcho Gale Banks, This truck will successfully compete heads up against the best in gasoline-powered road… » 12/22/05 6:01pm 12/22/05 6:01pm