Jeep and Chevrolet S10 combine with unsurprisingly odd results

From the great state of Florida comes this strange and surprisingly well executed mash up of a Jeep and an 80s Chevrolet S10 pickup. Why you would exert this much effort giving your Jeep the less than spectacular look of an out of proportion S10 is an impossible question to answer. All we know is that this is the… » 9/18/11 2:00pm 9/18/11 2:00pm

Electric Car Home-Brewers Volting Their Rides

Not content to wait for the major automakers to show up with their expensive Chevy Volts or Electric Cubes, regular folks are home-brewing their own electric vehicles. While the results you get with golf-cart batteries aren't quite the same as what you get with, say, Li-Ion batteries (usually just 20 to 40 miles on an… » 8/14/08 1:40pm 8/14/08 1:40pm

Diesel Powered Banks S-10 Sets New World Records

Oh diesel, you are such a cruel mistress. The mega torque potential of your compression ignitioned genius is only offset by the additional cost of purchase and the scary rise in fuel prices. Diesel, why must you taunt us with new drag racing figures which both shock and delight? You convince the motor heads at Banks… » 4/07/08 2:15pm 4/07/08 2:15pm

Google Street View Makes Phoenix Look Dangerous

We're beginning to wonder if Google Street View is somehow causing these accidents. We saw the awesome Audi Q7 versus Range Rover upside-down cake near the Phoenix Country Club a couple of weeks ago. Now we're seeing another one a mere 2.7 miles away. "That's crazy talk!" you say. Nope, there's definitely a case to be… » 1/21/08 10:30am 1/21/08 10:30am

Video of the Fastest Diesel Truck: I'm Going to Fight it, But I'll Let…


Yesterday, we showed you the purported world's fastest diesel truck from Banks Power. Today, we've got video of the truck making it's quickest pass at the NHRA Nationals this October. When you watch the video you'll notice the driver is Wes Anderson. While you may not care for the miniaturist approach he takes to … » 12/05/07 2:30pm 12/05/07 2:30pm