KTM has been kicking ass on both ends of the engine displacement spectrum, but like the rest of the industry, something's been missing – mid-size V-twins. KTM is finally rectifying matters and spreading the wealth to its siblings at Husqvarna.
A 1951 Crosley wagon is cool in that quirky oddity sort of way. But you'll probably want more grunt than the original 26 HP motor. Well you could try to shoehorn in a small block V8, but that would just take away some of the offbeat Crosley charm. So why not use a Harley V-twin? With 110 HP, it's hardly a slouch in… » 3/10/08 2:30pm 3/10/08 2:30pm
What happens when you take one part American Chopper and one part Ariel Atom and shake thoroughly? No clue. But one guy in Brighton, Michigan — a former Ford design tech who was also responsible for this — decided to forgo the shaking part and just merge the two entities in a single car. He and a few engineer friends… » 9/16/06 9:11am 9/16/06 9:11am
It's a wacky, mixed-up, topsy-turvy world, where motorcycles are powered by car engines and cars powered by, well, you know. In the case of the Hot Rod Hawg, it's a Harley Twin Cam 95 mill nestled in the engine bay of an old-school Bill Smith Model-T rod. No word on price, but the car's builders will hook you up… » 1/23/06 9:50am 1/23/06 9:50am