Fastbound and Down: Videos of JCB's Diesel Land-Speed Car

Holy crap. When we heard JCB was going after the diesel land speed record, we pictured something exactly like the aero-slip DieselMax racer it came up with. But did we expect the twin-turbo slingshot to sound like a Cummins-powered Freightliner? Damn straight we didn't (tho it makes perfect sense — it is still just a… » 8/04/06 12:12pm 8/04/06 12:12pm

Look Out Humvee, Here's HMUV



JCB, a the company as well known for digging holes as for building really fast oil burners, is challenging the Humvee's dominance in the military all-purpose vehicle realm. The company's built the HMUV, a tough truck powered by a 6.7-liter diesel engine. The company's recruited a who's who of the UK auto industry,… » 7/27/06 10:40am 7/27/06 10:40am