How A German Rocket-Powered Monstrosity Somehow Predicted The Future

The 1920s were a crazy time. In America, jazz was everywhere, and so was illegal booze. In Japan, the Showa period was just beginning. And in Germany, Reichsmarks were being used as wallpaper and rockets were being strapped to cars. Even if it didn't make sense, everything was permitted. » 7/12/14 1:09pm 7/12/14 1:09pm

Awesome Rocket Car Doesn't Have Rocket, Does Sport Duallies

Apparently we've got rocket cars coming out the wazoo lately. Here's a pretty slick one which, although not actually rocket equipped, has got so much Flash Gordon goodness baked into its dually driven chassis we can't help but admire it. There isn't a whole lot of info on this LA-area one-off, but it's got detail work… » 6/09/08 4:40pm 6/09/08 4:40pm

For Sale: Turbonique Rocket Drag Axle Equipped 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

Turbonique. Just saying the name brings shivers of excitement. Purveyor of all things speed and insane, the now defunct Turbonique is most famous for their Rocket Drag Axle. An absolutely bonkers system which mechanically attached a liquid fuel rocket to a solid axle and dumped an additional 1000 HP to the rear wheels… » 3/28/08 2:30pm 3/28/08 2:30pm

Hot Wheels + Rocket Power = Inner Child Very Pleased

If you're anything like we were as kids eventually your mischievous dad handed you five pounds of bottle rockets with a subversive smile and told you not to blow your hands off.. well, you nearly wet yourself with joy, didn't you? What is it about pyrotechnics that makes young boys lose their minds with happiness?… » 2/21/08 1:00pm 2/21/08 1:00pm