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Texas Twister: 2008 Saleen S331 Sport Truck Debuts at Texas State Fair

In a world, where $50,000 pickup trucks are for po' folks, and pigskins are for both throwin' and eatin', there's a truck. It's the Saleen S331 for 2008, and it combines Ford's 5.4-liter three-valve V8 with a twin-screw supercharger for 450 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. Underneath, the stock Ford running gear… »9/27/07 11:48am9/27/07 11:48am

Bonneville Oder Bankrott Machen! Blown Teutonic Belly Tanker

Somewhere between Nebraska and California these guys scored an auxiliary fuel tank previously attached to a 1944 American Republic P-47 Thunderbolt. The tank was shipped back to Germany, where it met up with an early hemi, a roots blower, some Merc running gear, and giant tiki head with a 13 on its forehead. The… »8/06/07 1:00pm8/06/07 1:00pm

Hoons of Colorado: Super Supra Beats Up On Crazed Cobra




[Update: oops. That's a Cobra, not a GT500] Okay, boys, get that sound turned up. Way up. Why? So you can hear the age-old battle of forced induction. That's right, it's the whine of the supercharger vs. the wail of the turbocharger for hoon supremacy. You'll notice the supercharger gets its groove on first, which… »4/23/07 3:00pm4/23/07 3:00pm

Beware the Redy2: 615 Horses Attack a Mustang's Rear Wheels!!!

Boy racers of the San Fernando Valley — consider this your warning. No matter how modded your EVO, no matter how often your daddy lets you take out the M5, no matter how yellow your Gallardo, you will lose the stoplight drag to a stock looking 2005 Mustang GT. Notice I said looking, because besides the body panels,… »12/24/06 3:45am12/24/06 3:45am

Nissan Engineers Tease the Masses: 350Z GT-S Concept

One of our greatest regrets in life was the night when the busty, pro-S&M temptress with the 300ZX Twin Turbo invited us back to her hotel room saying, "I've got a 1.5L of Maker's Mark" and we said no. And while we totally blew it with the world's greatest woman, it's nice to know British Nissan engineers have built… »12/07/06 10:00am12/07/06 10:00am