Anthony Borello

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Minimally Modified: 1989 Nissan Skyline GT-R in Texas

This 1989 Skyline GT-R doesn’t appear to be too heavily modified, but several signs point to this one not being a Nismo as quoted, primarily its …

Ten Great Performance Cars for First-Time Buyers

This is how you get started.<p>You've driven a boring car for your entire life. Maybe because it was the responsible thing to do, maybe because you couldn't afford anything else, or maybe because you just didn't care about cars. But now you've got the bug for something exciting, but don't want to make …

Some Porsche 911 GT3s Are Getting New Engines—Again

Remember last year when Porsche had to recall every new 911 GT3 to replace the engines? Well, it’s happening to 911 GT3 owners again. Porsche has written to owners urging them to bring their 911 GT3s in to their local dealership to have the engine replaced—for the second time.<p>But whereas the …

Hankook Airless Tires Inch Closer To Production Reality

A number of tire manufacturers have been portraying airless tires as the way of the future. A few have even moved into production capacity on the …

Behold the Face-Warping Power of the Hennessey Venom

Full-tilt speed runs on Lime Rock's tiny straight do crazy things to your face, power of speech, and eyebrows.<p>This is Travis Okulski. At this moment, he's Roadandtrack.com's site director, but at the time he was making this absurd face, he was one of our friends at Jalopnik getting his mind …

Bomb squad blows up suspicious suitcase at Los Angeles airport

A police bomb squad blew up a suitcase at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday, after smoke was seen coming from the bag.<p>The controlled …

S14 with Nice Mods: 1988 BMW M3

This 1988 BMW M3 (VIN WBSAK0307J2195118) is offered as a nice driver level car with clean cosmetics and what sound to be healthy mechanicals as well. …

Full RS6 Swap: 2003 Audi S6 Avant

This 2003 Audi RS6 Avant started life as a lower trim level S6 wagon but has been swapped with the drivetrain from an S6 sedan, thus neatly …

VW rolls out new California camper van

Volkswagen introduced the sixth-generation Transporter van a few months ago, ushering in a new era for the once-iconic VW bus. But the Transporter isn't the only version Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles bases on its core van chassis. It also offers the Caravelle, the Multivan, and this, the new the …

Busso Swapped: Alfa V6 Powered 1976 Lancia Scorpion

This 1976 Lancia Scorpion (chassis 137AS010065) has been extensively modified by its seller, the car now running a fully BAR’d Alfa 164 sourced V6 …

Last of the Straight Sixes: 1989 Nissan Fairlady 200 ZR-II

This 1989 Nissan Fairlady 200 ZR-II is an interesting Japanese market model variant that happens to be the last straight-six powered Z car built. The …

Too Much Electric-Car Torque: Tesla Model S P85D Breaks Dynamometer (Video)

With its prodigious power and sophisticated all-wheel drive system, the Tesla Model S P85D has already broken the egos of quite a few supercar …

Toyota trademarks S-FR name, fueling more Supra rumors

If there’s one car that can make enthusiasts’ ears perk up, it’s the Toyota Supra. Fans are eagerly awaiting the return of the car that helped make …

The Ferrari FXX K Sounds Exactly Like A Formula One Car Should

That everyone’s been lamenting the Hoover-ish sound of Formula One cars of late isn’t exactly news. But what’s lost in the mix is the question of …

U.K. Dealer Lists Koenigsegg Regera At 2.1 Millon Euros In Online Ad

Koenigsegg’s new Regera has been listed for sale by U.K. dealership SuperVettura in an online ad at <i>Mobile.de</i> (via <i>AutoEvolution</i>), with the asking …

428 Powered Sleeper: Restored 1966 Ford F250

This 1966 Ford F250 is offered with minimal written information, but several photos detail a recent restoration and the results look quite nice. …

This Motorcyclist Tells A Driver To Stop Texting, So The Driver Mows Him Down In Response

We live in an overconnected world where drivers think nothing of tapping out a text while driving. There’s no scenario where a text cannot wait until the car stops. Yet the associated fatalities keep stacking up.<p>A Los Angeles motorcyclist felt the full force of road rage after telling a BMW driver …

Vintage Stig: Mitsubishi Evo 8 vs. Subaru WRX STI

We're curing our Top Gear cravings with frequent spins through the YouTube archives. Today, the rally-inspired fight of the early-2000s: Evo vs. STI.<p>Oh man, the early-2000s were a great time to be a car enthusiast. The Fast & Furious movie franchise had rekindled automotive enthusiasm for a new …

2016 Ferrari 488GTB

Fantastic and sublime.<p>Turbos! Two of them—two big snails of <i>swoosh</i>—have invaded the holy sanctum of a Ferrari engine compartment, and life will never be the same. Next thing you know, the future CEO of a publicly traded Ferrari, one Juan Wang Lipschitz or somebody, will pull the sheet off an SUV …

Porsche 911 and Nissan 350Z get smoked by unlikely hero

So a Nissan 350Z Procharger and a current Porsche 911 GT3 drive onto the Autobahn together - stop me if you've heard this one before - and they decide to race. We're not sure how much power the Z is packing, but the stock model topped out at 306 horsepower on the last year of its run in 2009. And …

Nissan 350Z Races Porsche 911 GT3, Both Beaten by Surprise Challenger

Although we don’t condone street racing, many sections of the German autobahn have no speed limits, and this new video shows what happens when a supercharged Nissan 350Z takes on a Porsche 911 GT3 and another mysterious opponent.<p>The Nissan 350Z in the video is said to have Procharger centrifugal …

Not Subtle: Euro 1976 BMW 520i

<b>5/29/2015 Update:</b> Five years later, this BMW is now on offer here on Craigslist in Austin, Texas for $4900. Special thanks to BaT reader Gordon P. …

Weekly Recap: Lamborghini to build SUV

Plus: Notes On The Camaro Factory, Mary Barra And Sergio Marchionne, And Teen Driving Deaths<p>Finally, Lamborghini will build a sport utility vehicle.<p>The Italian supercar maker confirmed this week that it will launch a luxury SUV in 2018. It will be built at Lamborghini's soon-to-expand factory in …

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Demo Fails as a Volvo XC60 Doesn’t Stop for Pedestrian (W/Video)

The 2015 Volvo XC60 crossover is available with a pedestrian detection system and while the technology is definitely innovative and exciting, there’s a correct way and a wrong way to demonstrate how it works. The folks in the video below definitely did it wrong.<p>The ill-fated demo starts with a …

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UV-Coated Aston Martin DBS Glows and Goes in Gumball 3000 Rally

The Gumball 3000 Rally brings together swarms of unique supercars, so it can be hard to make a statement, unless your car literally glows. That’s what the owner and driver of an Aston Martin DBS thought before taking his car to Nevana Designs to have it completely covered in a special UV …

Tanner Foust drifts Rockstar Passat around US Cycling TT course

The USA Cycling Time Trials take place on Saturday in Chattanooga, TN. That's also where Volkswagen has its US headquarters. So in honor of the event, VW decided to have a little fun involving Tanner Foust and a 900-horsepower Rockstar Drift car. That's a 900-hp Passat, by the way.<p>Pro cyclist Tim …

MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang GT gets 810 hp and one lucky winner

Modern Muscle Design worked with the one and only Chip Foose to create this, the MMD by Foose 810-horsepower 2015 Ford Mustang GT. Several things will come of the collaboration, the best one for you being that you have a chance to win the coupe this Summer at the AmericanMuscle Mustang show in …

Hennessey Venom GT Driven To 270.49 MPH Can Be Yours--For $1.4 Million

Not only is this sale an opportunity to own a Hennessey Venom GT. It's an opportunity to own the example used to make the 270.49 mph run which proved …

We Hear: Next-Gen Volkswagen Golf GTI Will Be a 300-HP Hot Hatch

View 6 Photos<p>The next, eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf is still years away, but there's some interesting speculation that the performance variants will produce no less than 300 hp.<p>According to our colleagues at AUTOMOBILE, the next-gen Golf GTI should put out exactly 300 hp from what is …

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