I don't usually just throw up a drag racing video, but something about a red pickup truck running ten-second passes down the strip is pretty neat. And what makes it a million times neater is when it's doing in a big cloud of soot and coal and smoke, because diesel.

Highly tuned diesel engines tend to sound like a cross between a hoover and jet engine, like the Audi R18 Ultra racing around Le Mans. It's rare, then, that you can an engine like this pickup's, which sounds like a traditional truck diesel married and had wonderful, beautiful children with a big-block V8.


If you're going to stand next to it, though, you might want a mask. That horrific black smoke ain't coming out the tires.

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