Carbotanium or Titbon: What You Get When You Mix Carbon Fiber With…

Pagani’s two million dollar Zonda Cinque is built of a new twist on carbon fiber: carbotanium. Top Gear’s expert linguists deconstruct the Italian supercarmaker’s latest Oakley-ism. » 7/29/09 3:00pm 7/29/09 3:00pm

Basement Lamborghini Hits The Road, Builder Gets The Pink Slip

At long last, Ken Imhoff's basement-built Lamborghini Countach made its first run around the block. There's still plenty of test and tune left, but darn it sounds good. Unfortunately, Ken lost his job. » 5/28/09 1:00pm 5/28/09 1:00pm

How The Stile Bertone Mantide Got Angular Rear Wheelarches

When Jason Castriota left Pininfarina for Bertone, it was like switching to Coke after a lifetime of Pepsi. Let’s examine a design element he’s started using that’s alien to Pininfarina but essential to Bertone. » 5/07/09 2:30pm 5/07/09 2:30pm

The $2 Million Showdown: Bertone Mantide vs. Corvette ZR1

Stile Bertone's Mantide now has a price and production run size: $2,000,000 and ten. Let's see if it's worth the 20× premium over its donor car: the Corvette ZR1. » 5/04/09 3:30pm 5/04/09 3:30pm

Delivery Driver Wrecks Mario Andretti's Rare Lamborghini Countach

According to a post on ToyotaNation, a Lamborghini dealership employee allegedly got into a street race with a Viper GTS while delivering an ultra-rare Lamborghini Countach once owned by Mario Andretti. Guess what happened next? » 5/01/09 1:30pm 5/01/09 1:30pm

The Ferrari 599’s Archways of Aerodynamics

Three years after its Geneva introduction, the 599 GTB Fiorano is in bloom with a track special and a performance upgrade. We are happy to report its most graceful piece of aerodynamics remains unchanged. » 3/04/09 1:00pm 3/04/09 1:00pm

Lamborghini Countach 5000S: Supercar Teardown

We're back with another installment of Supercar Teardown. This time, a car every boy (and grown man) of the 80s had hanging on their wall — the Lamborghini Countach 5000S. » 2/24/09 12:00pm 2/24/09 12:00pm

Ken Imhoff Interviewed On NPR's The Story, Airing Tonight Across The…

When last we updated you on the saga of the basement-built Lamborghini Countach, we hinted that Ken Imhoff had something brewing. That something is a complete interview airing tonight on NPR's The Story. » 12/12/08 7:00pm 12/12/08 7:00pm

Artist Creates Wireframe Lamborghini Countach

What you're looking at above is not a computer generated drawing, it is a full scale wireframe representation of a Lamborghini Countach created by installation artist Benedict Radcliffe. The car is the latest in a series of wire cars Radcliffe has completed. It's likely the most ambitious, painstakingly crafted from… » 12/01/08 2:00pm 12/01/08 2:00pm

Basement Lamborghini Donations Reach Goal

A few weeks ago we dug up the amazing story of Ken Imhoff and his basement-built Lamborghini Countach » 11/25/08 8:30am 11/25/08 8:30am then later regaled you with the and an inside look at how it all went down. Then we realized we'd kind of run up Mr. Imhoff's amount so we felt obliged to pitch in an help him out, and so did you. Thanks to your…

PCH, Benefits Of Positive Thinking Edition: Cooked Countach or Rusty…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 11/20/08 5:30pm 11/20/08 5:30pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Yesterday, we saw a 6.9 Benz for the first time in Project Car Hell history, a feat that generally requires unholy intervention by himself, or at least the presence of Citroën badges.…

Countach Guy Needs Help: Basement-Built Lamborghini Fans Lead To Huge…

If you remember (and really, how can you forget?) last month's stories about Ken Imhoff and his amazing basement-built Lamborghini Countach replica » 11/06/08 1:00pm 11/06/08 1:00pm, you probably know the story turned into kind of a big deal — not just here, but all across the internet. While Ken was most gracious in allowing us to run the , and…

EXCLUSIVE: "I Am The Guy With A Lamborghini In The Basement"

Last week we brought you the story of Ken Imhoff, a Wisconsin man who, after falling in love with the Lamborghini Countach in the classic movie Cannonball Run » 10/28/08 12:00pm 10/28/08 12:00pm, followed his dream by building his very own . The amazing build took place over the course of ten years and was completed and dragged out of the subterranean…

Subterranean Lamborghini Garage Practically Made For Basement-Built…

We don't believe in fate, but after seeing Ken Imhoff's basement-built Lamborghini » 10/24/08 11:00am 10/24/08 11:00am, and now this amazing Lamborghini-toting subterranean lift garage, we can't imagine a couple of toys more destined to be together. The lift solves the problem so many of us have these days — where to put your twin s when you want to…

Hand-Made Lamborghini Built In Basement Finally Sees Light Of Day

Seventeen years ago, Ken Imhoff watched Cannonball Run » 10/20/08 12:00pm 10/20/08 12:00pm and became so enamored with the Lamborghini Countach in the film, he hand-built his own, in his basement. In what we imagine might be the most build ever undertaken, Ken designed and fabricated his own tig-welded frame, installed a thoroughly massaged 351 cubic…