So you want a Lamborghini Murcielago, but you think it's a bit too tame, safe and common. Well, have we got the solution for you!
Legendary wine critic Robert Parker was so enthused when he first tasted the 1985 Sassicaia, that he awarded the vintage a maximum 100-points on his internationally acclaimed ratings system, such was the "surreal" quality of this fabled wine.
Car companies are unbelievably conservative, especially in their styling. That's why we have tuner companies to spice things up a bit. They don't always make things better, though.
Car enthusiasts love stripped-out, factory-built "race cars for the road." What happens when someone turns one back into a racecar?
If you've ever been Waterfest or H20 — the big VAG-togethers for VW/Audi fans — you know how rabid tuning shop APR's fanbase is. The Alabama-based outfit has been responsible for some major-league hardware and software upgrades.
Many people need a release from the mundane reality of everyday life. Some enjoy a picnic by the lake. Others escape for a round of golf. Then there are those who take it to the extreme. They enjoy hurling themselves out of an aircraft, with a flimsy-strapped backpack attached to their shoulders. Or risk life and limb…
A thread on StanceWorks — the popular forum for lowered and hellaflush cars — began with a proud 2001 Honda Civic owner showing off his trunk-rattling sound system and slammed car. Then forum members quickly discovered how he lowered the car. As you can see, it's the kind of horrific DIY engineering that makes you…
Porsche's venerable 911 is lust-worthy on its own, but that hasn't stopped many an tuner from attempting to eke out even more of what the car has to offer. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 1986 Carrera coupe has been RUF'd up, but is its price too RUF to handle?
Has John Hennessey ever found a fast car he didn't think he could make faster? His next target is the McLaren MP4-12C, which he's planning to turn the power dial up to a stonkin' 800 hp. Better reach for the fireproof suits, boys, because the flames are comin' this way!
Apparently you can make enough money selling WoWBots to buy a tuned, carbon-fiber-laden Nissan GT-R for $150,000. That's what one 18-year-old Zilvia.net forum denizen says he did, and now he's selling the car on the board. Naturally, everyone else thinks he's trolling.
A few months back, Late Model Racecraft of Houston, Texas showed us what it was like to go 231 mph in a twin-turbo, 1,500-hp Corvette. Now they're schooling us again, doing the quarter mile in 9.68 seconds at 147 mph. Great butter pecan, that's quick.
A short list of things we'll never tire of: a glass of fine whiskey, the music of John Coltrane, the company of an intelligent woman, watching an old Volvo wagon outrun a Ferrari at a Swedish air force base.