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Jeff Zwart's GT3 Pikes Peak videos just keep getting better

Put simply: Jeff Zwart is the man.<p>Born in Long Beach and raised on a steady diet of Porsche 901, Jeff Zwart now heads up Radical Media. The firm keeps him busy, you know, masterminding <i>Forza Motorsport</i> viral campaigns and consulting for Ron Howard on the set of <i>Rush</i>. In between those gigs, the …

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Honda Mean Mower: A 109-hp, 130-mph Lawn Tractor

It's absolutely terrifying. And we mean that in the best way possible.<p>You might not be surprised to learn that there is an internationally recognized speed record for a ride-on lawn mower. Our human impulse for speed is such that there’s a record for pretty much anything with an engine.<p>But you …

Motorcycles

Volkswagen Beetle GRC: 544 hp, 0–60 in 2.1 Seconds, No Flower Vase

The hottest Volkswagen Beetle on sale today is the GSR, which gets 210 horsepower from a turbocharged 2.0-liter four. Cute, right? But when prepped for Global Rallycross duty, the Beetle ditches its love bug image for one that’s a bit more . . . blood-spitting fire ant. Or is it vein-collapsing …

Volkswagen Beetle

Heels, Toes, and Options

Heels, toes, and options.<p><i>Your shoes are tools. Use the right kicks for the job. No matter what your style, these are the best of the best.</i><p><b>Your steering wheel is made of wood.</b><p><b>1]</b> What apex? Boden's suede Driver is meant for leisurely jaunts. They're supremely comfortable and look killer with just …

Honda CB400N by Officine Mr. S

Nestled against the northwestern Sicilian coastline is a town called Alcamo. Known for its white wine and beautiful seaside, it’s also home to emerging Italian builder Isidoro Stellino.<p>Stellino began his career at the age of 18 as a coffee roaster in his family’s shop, before taking up TIG welding …

Motorcycles

Train Your Table Tennis Skills Like A Pro With Throw II Robot

Table Tennis, also known as Ping Pong in some places, is one of my favorites sports. I’m not too good at it, but it’s all about how much you can …

The 1,077-piece Mini Cooper, Lego's latest small wonder

On the heels of its 1962 Volkswagen Camper Van replica, Danish brickmaker Lego has unveiled the new Mini Cooper Mk VII set. Brimming with accurate details and a few surprises, the 9-inch-long car is an impressive (and adorable) facsimile of Sir Alec Issigonis' 10-foot-long classic. Just don't call …

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Tanner Foust, a Volkswagen GTI, and a metric ton of GoPros

That's the idea behind the quasi-gymkhana stunt.<p>Apparently, with Tanner Foust behind the wheel (and with the streets closed to traffic, and with a Volkswagen production crew on hand, and with an absurd amount of GoPro Hero3+ cameras stuck on), going down to the bodega for some milk is an absurd, …

Watch this madman lap Silverstone in a van, then a mobility scooter

Our kind of eccentric British mad scientist.<p>We hadn't heard of Colin Furze, either, until this video of him screaming with delight, armed with the best set of Wolverine claws we've ever seen, got the better part of 4 million views. It's not all superhero wish fulfillment at his YouTube channel, …

Jos The Boss takes to the Dutch streets in open wheel GP car

To promote a rather full-featured automobile get-together called Autoweek Live in Lelystad, Holland next month, the organizers got ex-Formula One driver Jos "The Boss" Verstappen to wring out an A1GP car in the Lelystad city center and then strut its stuff on a highway. The spec series …

Razor Crazy Cart: Will It Commute?

Commuting

Drift Theory: Razor’s Crazy Cart is the Best $400 Emetic Around

Kids aren’t into cars, you say? Look at the sales of the latest Gran Turismo or Forza video games, or the number of hits on any Ken Block gymkhana video. They’re into cars, all right; they’re just ­getting their kicks from the couch. But how to instill an appreciation for the visceral world over …

Cool Stuff

1947 Chevy rat rod pickup leaves rubber and smoke in its wake

Cool comes in multiple flavors. One one hand, we have the sophisticated attraction of svelte design and the efficient use of power. Of course, on the other hand there is the allure of being the bad boy and going against the grain. That is part of the appeal of rat rods. Ideally, they are built …

The Ariel Atom 3.5R is here to embarrass your supercar

Better, faster, stronger.<p>The Ariel Atom 3.5R is the latest evolution of the naked, finely-honed track weapon you know and love. It carries over several components developed for the Atom V8, and its supercharged 2.0-liter Honda K20Z now cranks out a completely ridiculous 355 hp in a package that …

Ducati 749 by Gustavo Penna

When the time comes to build a motorcycle for the next Terminator movie, it should be this one. It’s a glimpse under the skin of a Ducati 749, courtesy of Gustavo Penna—a cinematographer who shoots car commercials in Los Angeles.<p>Gustavo is a Ducati fanatic who enjoys track days. After removing the …

Motorcycles

The next Jeep Wrangler might be aluminum

Marchionne's comments may foreshadow the lightweight Wrangler.<p>By the time Sergio Marchionne paid a visit to the press room at the end of yesterday's epic 11-hour FCA Investor Day press conference, pretty much everyone had gone home. But then, <i>Automotive News</i>'s Larry Vellequette asked what was …

Catch up with WoW-themed Azeroth Choppers, starring Paul Teutul, Jr.

Occasionally, we stumble across something on this crazy thing they call the Internet that just makes us stop, scratch our head and wonder whose bright idea it was. This is one such case.<p>It's a tie-up between Paul Teutul, Jr., best known for his work on <i>American Chopper</i> and as one of the founders of …

Meyers Manx, the Beetle-based cure for summertime blues

Ancient alchemists tried in vain to make gold from base metals. In 1964, modern alchemist Bruce Meyers discovered how to make freedom from fibreglass.<p>I wanted something better to look at than boxy steel shapes from welded parts.<p>Consequently, his Meyers Manx dune buggy stands among the most …

Motorcycles

7 mesmerizing minutes of vintage rally cars at Targa Florio

Push the limits of your 5-minute break.<p>Need a few minutes? Enjoy being mesmerized? Then do yourself a favor and push the boundaries of your 5-minute break to take in a variety of vintage rally cars tackling a switchback at Targa Florio.<p>Targa Florio is perhaps the oldest organized motorsport event …

When a 17-year-old flips his restored BMW 2002, we're all losers

There's no winner here.<p>Seeing a freshly restored BMW 2002 on its roof is painful enough. Watching the tow truck driver put the car back on its feet should be considered cruel and unusual. According to the video's description, the driver had restored the car with his father before putting it shiny …

At 82 Years Old, Don Garlits Sets 184-mph EV Dragster Record, Guns for 200 mph Next

To the non-drag-racing enthusiast, “Big Daddy” Don Garlits is a guy who won a lot of races during a very long career, a guy whose name hangs in the motorsports-crazy memory-fog of the mid-20th century alongside American heavyweights like Breedlove, Gurney, and Foyt. Within the sport, however, …

Sports Cars

Watch inside and out as a 710-hp Camaro drifts Long Beach

Studded with GoPros, Tyler McQuarrie goes lock-to-lock.<p>Formula D has invaded Long Beach for almost 10 years now. This year, Tyler McQuarrie's 710-hp Camaro was studded with GoPro cameras inside and out as he qualifies and then goes head-to-head with a Scion FR-S and a Nissan 240SX. There's smoke, …

Put Kimi Raikkonen's helmet on your head (or on your phone)

Your chance to wear the Iceman's crown.<p>Really, is it that hard to see the appeal in Kimi Räikkönen? Ferrari's bizarre ex-champ spends most of his time partying hard and driving fast, punctuated by moments of incoherent mumbling and puzzled looks. It's sometimes difficult to tell whether or not …

Riding With Red Bull Motocross Superstars Is Like Finger Painting with Picasso

Want to be terrified and humbled and awed, all at once? Try sharing the dirt with a couple of the world's most talented motocross riders, Ryan Dungey and James "Bubba" Stewart.<p>Because they're blessed with masterful off-road skills on two wheels, these two have a mean way of maneuvering their …

Off-roading

This minivan has more horsepower than a Koenigsegg CCXR

The fastest thing in the carpool line.<p>The minivan has long been a rolling symbol of the enthusiast's surrender to adulthood—a sliding-door-clad, eggplant-colored reminder that twins won't fit into a Corvette Stingray or a BMW Z4. Honda's new Odyssey is the ultimate evolution of practical …

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same but different

finally got my 2 76 TURBOS side by side<p>variety is the spice of life & here is the best of both worlds<p>the Minerva blue car is a Euro model, the silver …