The Nissan LMP1 Car Naked Looks Like A Hot Rod From The Future

Everyone is saying blah blah the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 car looks like the Batmobile blah blah. Forget that. It looks like Milner's hot rod fifty years in the future. » 2/05/15 10:08am 2/05/15 10:08am

You Can't Beat A 1952 MG With A 350 Chevy V8

When you find an old car in somebody's backyard that needs a full restoration job, you might as well jam a 350 horsepower stroked small block in it instead of its original 48 hp four banger, just for the fun of it. » 12/09/14 8:45am 12/09/14 8:45am

A Practical New Use For Your Flame Shooting Exhaust

Is the flame-spitting exhaust on your hot rod/rally car/tuned Skyline/Lamborghini not impressing people as much as you thought? Try this new practical application instead. » 8/04/14 6:24pm 8/04/14 6:24pm

This Brutal V8 Vintage Toyota Is A Car Built With No Style

The man who built this rear-wheel drive '75 Corolla in his garage didn't have a lot of experience modifying cars. Maybe that's why his Corolla is so excellent. » 7/31/14 9:44am 7/31/14 9:44am

Cool Is 2600 Miles In A '55 Gasser Chevy With A Hemi On Slicks In Rain

Remember that '55 Chevy gasser Freiburger and Finnegan tried to put together with a Hemi? Well, Blasphemi got ready. 2,600 miles, 530 cubic inches, 700 horsepower, six speeds, 17 mpg. The last number must be a miracle. » 7/16/14 4:15pm 7/16/14 4:15pm

A Night at the Movies with Alex Xydias

"I started shooting movies when I stopped racing," said original hot rod hero Alex Xydias. "When I had enough stuff I made this." » 4/25/14 4:30pm 4/25/14 4:30pm

Watch a Motorcycle Helmet Become a Pinstriped Masterpiece in Minutes

Pinstriping is an old school hot rod style that's become an art form all its own. At an event hosted by Bell Helmets, we got to watch master striper Skratch crank out eye popping custom-painted motorcycle helmets with nothing more than a brush, a rock-steady hand, and a laser-precise eye. » 3/22/14 2:21pm 3/22/14 2:21pm

Highlights from Detroit Autorama 2014

This Surf Hot Rod Makes Me Want To Kick Sand In The Beach Boys' Faces

If you were an evil surfer tormenting the Beach Boys and their Pendleton-wearing buds in the never-made movie "Attack Of The Surf Jerkwads," this might have been the car you'd be driving. And every kid would have rather been you than one of the "good guys." » 2/26/14 10:39am 2/26/14 10:39am

One Of Ford's Most Exciting New Products Is An 82-Year-Old Design

The Holy Grail of hot rodders since the 1940s has been the 1932 Ford Model B and the V8 variant, known as the "Deuce Coupé," from the last digit of the model year. Originals are incredibly rare, and repros of the 5-window body are expensive and vary a lot in quality. Now Ford is making them themselves, again. » 1/22/14 3:08pm 1/22/14 3:08pm

This is the world's best-handling '32 Ford

It ain't hard making a '32 Ford go fast: what's hard is making the thing take corners fast. But if there's anyone who can tame the venerable Deuce, it's the guys from Markham, Ontario-based Multimatic. » 10/24/13 1:41pm 10/24/13 1:41pm

You'll Need A Periscope To Drive This Hot Rod With Four Blowers

Maybe if you're as tall as Mike Musto, you can leave the periscope at home. But if not, seeing over a massive bank of Weiand superchargers — looking more like a chromed chemical plant than a car — could pose a challenge. As if actually building the thing was easy. » 9/25/13 12:09pm 9/25/13 12:09pm

It's A 1,100 Horsepower Burnout With A Trailer

Everyone knows you can do a burnout in a 1,100 horsepower twin turbo Chevy. But can you do a burnout in a 1,100 horsepower twin turbo Chevy pulling a trailer? » 9/13/13 1:00pm 9/13/13 1:00pm

Fantomworks Is A Reality Show About Cars That Doesn't Suck

Ever watch SPEED Channel at a time when racing isn't on? It's basically crap reality shows. And I mean real crap. Velocity, which is a channel on the TV, has a new workshop show called Fantomworks, and guess what? It's a car reality show that doesn't blow chunks. » 6/28/13 2:01pm 6/28/13 2:01pm

This Rolls Royce With A Viper Engine Is My New Dream Car

Oh look, a Michigan man had a 500 horsepower Viper V10 installed in a 1930 Rolls-Royce. I think I just found my new dream car. » 2/26/13 4:15pm 2/26/13 4:15pm

Meet Germany's Tri-Axle Two-Stroke Diesel Truck Hot Rod

Brutus isn't the only insane hot rod coming out of Germany right now. The custom builders at Deichkraft took a tri-axle Diamond T 980 N20 tank transporter and turned it into an absolutely massive roadster. » 3/05/12 3:00pm 3/05/12 3:00pm