Watch This 36,000 Horsepower Truck Blow The Doors Off A Flying Jet

The Shockwave Jet Truck is a delightfully ridiculous contraption with six wheels, three jet engines, and a strong resemblance to a semi-truck cab. Those three engines generate an equivalent of 36,000 horsepower; enough to catch up to and pass a speeding jet flying overhead. » 10/10/14 4:34pm 10/10/14 4:34pm

Mil Porn: Canyon, Or Should I Say Crevice Flying In A Hellenic AF F-4

A view through the front windscreen and HUD of a Hellenic AF F-4E as it transitions down a very tight canyon with a pretty serious obstacle ahead! If you look at the HUD it shows that the Phantom doing 358kts and according to the flight path indicator (little circle with wings) that the aircraft is currently on the… » 3/04/14 1:26pm 3/04/14 1:26pm

2008 Cobra Jet Mustang Brings The Noise At SEMA

In addition to the Raptor pickup » 11/04/08 10:50am 11/04/08 10:50am, Ford will be unveiling its latest purpose-built drag racer, the 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet. The Cobra Jet, also known as the FR500CJ, is an attempt by the Dearborn, MI-based automaker to expand its offerings of racing pony cars. The Cobra Jet gets a beefed up 5.4-liter V8 with a cold air…

Jet-Powered Daihatsu Hi-Jet Pickup Up For Bids

The Daihatsu Hi-Jet pickup truck is a neat little runabout for hauling whatever you want in the back...like a jet engine. That's right, it's a Hi-Jet propelled by a Rolls-Royce jet engine. It's even street-legal...so long as you're cruising down the highway under the power of the standard Daihatsu drivetrain, with the… » 10/16/08 4:20pm 10/16/08 4:20pm

Desert Runs In A Turbine-Powered Datsun 280Z

While the turbine-powered Porsche 928 we found on eBay was admittedly pretty neat (and ended up selling for a measly $7,150), the accompanying video didn't really prove the car's kerosene-guzzling potential to us. Not so with this turbine-enhanced Datsun 280Z. This baby proves its mettle with Knight Rider-esque » 6/03/08 12:45pm 6/03/08 12:45pm

New York Central's M-497 Jet Powered Train

We have no idea how this didn't pop up when researching France's Aérotrain but during the 1960's, New York Central was up to its own gee-whiz tricks in the form of the M-497 experimental. Searching for ways to attract passengers in the post-freeway era of dwindling train ridership, Central was investing in several… » 2/21/08 5:15pm 2/21/08 5:15pm