Kadyn Johnson

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9 Race Cars So Good They Were Banned

Too fast for the rule books.<p>At its very best, motorsport inspires innovation of the highest order. Sometimes, the best race cars push too far ahead, leaving the competition—and rule-makers—in the dust. These nine cars were effectively banned for being <i>too</i> fast, <i>too</i> brilliant for the competition to …

Watch: Wheelchair user blocks and taunts Lamborghini driver

A video has emerged showing the amusing moment a wheelchair user taunts a Lamborghini driver.<p>The stubborn wheelchair user blocked the middle of the road and kept shuffling into the path of the Lamborghini which tried to drive around him.<p>The driver of the £200,000 supercar beeps his horn to the …

Mysterious crash makes cars appear to jump

A video of a strange car crash in Xingtai, China last week left everyone who saw it scratching their heads. The mystery has been revealed, the <i>Telegraph</i> reports, but the video still seems other-worldly.<p>CCTV caught the bizarre accident as it occurred. In the video, traffic is flowing normally, until …

For $11 Million, This Could Be Your Ferrari Collection Starter Kit

The Shooshani collection, featuring a Ferrari F50, F40, Enzo, Dino, 512 BBi, 328 GTS, and two 250 GTs, goes up for auction in January.<p>There are two ways to go about amassing a Ferrari collection. You can do it the traditional way, gathering rare and valuable Ferraris one by one, slowly filling your …

Drifting Through an Abandoned Mall Is Our Kind of Shopping Spree

Hoonigan's Chris Forsberg and Ryan Tuerck run wild in the abandoned Hawthorne Mall in twin Nissans with 1000 hp each.<p>Invariably, all the good things about Thanksgiving are undone by the human awfulness that is Black Friday. Between parents beating each other up for the chance to buy this year's …

Soak in the Scene at Porsche's Glorious Rennsport Reunion V

Porsche lovers rejoice.<p>It should be no surprise that the world's largest gathering of Porsches takes place at a track: Lime Rock in 2001, Daytona in '04 and '07, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 2011. Each Rennsport Reunion is somehow grander and more impressive than the last, and the 2015 running, at …

Le Mans

Stormtrooper-painted Fiat 500 brings Star Wars to LA Auto Show

Some of you might have heard that <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is opening on Dec. 8. FCA US is one of the brand sponsors paired up with Lucasfilm on the cinematic Third Coming, so it's been rolling out themed products to get ready. At this week's LA Auto Show it showed off a Fiat 500e draped in the …

Here's 16 Minutes of 2015's Biggest Nurburgring Fails

A guilty pleasure.<p>We've already seen two compilations of the year's Nurburgring fails, but here's yet another set of crashes, spins, and near misses from Germanys most infamous race track.<p>This one is a supersized 16 minute version of thrills and spills. Crashes aren't everyone's favorite things, …

Guilty Pleasures

This All-Wheel-Drive '32 Ford Dragster Is Up for Grabs

Jet-Hot built this dragster to show off its products. Every exhaust coating promotional should have 576 cubic inches and AWD.<p>If you thought the 8.4-liter engine in the Dodge Viper was a big deal, you ain't seen nothing yet. This 1932 custom Ford hot rod has a 576-ci Jon Kaase Boss 9 …

Audi 3D-Printed this Half-Scale 1936 Grand Prix Racer

It's a fun size Auto Union Type C.<p>This half-scale 1936 Grand Prix Auto Union Type C sports car isn't some cute kid's toy that you can get out of the Neiman Marcus catalog. It's actually something that Audi made using 3D printing, which kind of makes this even more awesome.<p>To print the car, Audi …

3D Printing

Former Stig names Ford Mustang the best stunt car [w/video]

Some say it's good for burnouts, some say it's good for road trips. All we know is... it's called the Ford Mustang. And it's just been named the best stunt car by Ben Collins, a professional driver who's worked on various James Bond and <i>Mission: Impossible</i> movies and competed in numerous racing …

Top Gear

Watch Jay Leno Do a Burnout in a 950 Horsepower 1965 Ford Mustang

Old school classic meets new age power.<p>When the Ford Mustang debuted in 1965, we loved it just like everyone else. We praised it for its extremely reasonable price and called it an "exciting car to look at." We thought that it was different in the "right way," and not in an attention-seeking …

Mopar's DragMaster SEMA Concept is a Support Truck and Tow Vehicle

In a recent van comparo, we opined, “The problems that ail the ProMaster will not be solved by more ProMaster.” And they might not be solved by a Drag Pak Challenger, but certainly, could they not be ameliorated roughly eight seconds at a time? Mopar is pitching the DragMaster concept as a tow/pit …

The 2017 Lotus Evora 400 Is Lighter, Faster, and Better Than Ever

Let's give Lotus the benefit of the doubt.<p><b>SIDELINED FIVE YEARS AGO</b> in Lotus's short-lived, tragicomic plan to produce a string of reimagined cars out of thin air, the Evora is back with a bang, pop, and a <i>waaaaaaaahhh!</i> from its new sport exhaust.<p>The Evora 400 isn't just the best-sounding Lotus since …

Mazda Reveals MX-5 Spyder and Speedster Concepts at SEMA

Speedster weighs just 2,080 pounds.<p>Based off the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata, two new roadster concepts are taking center stage at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. The MX-5 Spyder and Speedster roadsters feature a different take on the fourth-gen model.<p>The MX-5 Spyder takes …

Honda Shows Ridgeline Baja Truck, Other Vehicles at SEMA

When most folks think of Honda and racing on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, they think motorcycles. After all, Big Red has 24 two-wheeled victories in the grueling SCORE Baja 1000. Four-wheelers came into the mix only a decade ago, with a Ridgeline entered in the Stock Mini Class. Gavin …

Baja California Peninsula

Rare and Ridiculous eBay Cars You Have to See

No price is too high, no car is too outlandish.<p>While eBay might be full of useless crap, there are also some gems, like rare exotic cars that you just don't see everyday. Here's a selection of great ones that you should take a look at.

Need for Speed official trailer features Ken Block's Mustang

Where Forza Motorsport 6 tries to attract players by offering driving realism, the latest entry in the <i>Need for Speed</i> franchise is all about the thrill of doing illegal things in some very quick machines. The newly released official trailer offers another taste of some of the game's intensity, and …

Here's a Lamborghini Murcielago and a Lexus LFA Tandem Drifting

What else do you need to know?<p>This is a Lamborghini Murcielago. While it has the original V12 out back, it no longer has all-wheel drive. This is a rear-drive drift machine.<p>And here it is, piloted by pro drifter Daigo Saito, going up against a Lexus LFA drift car. Is this the most expensive drift …

Fangio's Ferrari 290 MM should top $28 million at auction

Of all the legendary pilots that have driven for the Scuderia over the years, few carry the kind of clout that did one Juan Manuel Fangio. A five-time world champion from another era, Fangio won a couple dozen grands prix and a fair few sports car races as well, driving for the likes of Mercedes, …

Classic Cars

That Crazy $9 Million Ferrari Thomassima Sold on eBay for "Best Offer" [UPDATE]

That had to be a pretty big trade-in.<p>Last week, we told you about the 1967 Ferrari Thomassima II that appeared for sale on eBay. At the time, we thought the <i>$9 million asking price</i> was a jaw-dropper. But the seller put a "best offer" clause on the sale, and it seems to have worked, because today the …

Watch this Mustang's rear tires explode on a dyno

As a rule, I don't go anywhere near a car on a dyno. Sure, it's fun to watch, but in my head I just replay horrible images of things going seriously wrong, and I'd rather not be in the line of fire should mayhem be thrown into the mix. So after watching this video of a Mustang's tires exploding …

Why the Miura Is the Greatest Lamborghini Ever Made

Famed Lamborghini test driver Valentino Balboni explains that and more.<p>As a child, I cared nothing for cars designed before I was born. Now I dream of nothing else. And of all such cars, there is one that grips me like no other.<p>It is the Lamborghini Miura, and the one parked before me is a perfect …

Here's 10 Minutes of Gnarly Nurburgring Crashes

The "best" of 2015.<p>We're getting close to the end of 2015. That means it's time for all sorts of annual wrap ups and awards. But one of our guilty pleasures is watching the best Nurburgring crashes and fails of the year.<p>Now, this 10 minute compilation is but a snippet of what actually happens at …

The ultimate Lamborghini Miura is for sale

There's no such thing as an ugly Lamborghini Miura, but the one currently for sale by Bingo Sports in Japan is something truly special. Starting life as a 1968 example, German Lambo importer Herbert Hahne had this beauty converted into a custom Jota SVR.<p>The authentic Lamborghini Miura Jota started …

Sports Cars

Limited-Edition McLaren 650S Can-Am Celebrates 50 Years of Race Series

Bespoke car features exclusive styling bits.<p>McLaren is celebrating 50 years since the inaugural season of the Can-Am series with the new limited-production McLaren 650S Can-Am road car based on the 650S Spider. The bespoke model, which will be limited to 50 examples, is inspired by the McLaren …

We Finally Know Which of the New Hybrid Supercars Is Fastest on Track

McLaren P1 vs. LaFerrari vs. 918 Spyder on the same track on the same day.<p>We've been waiting for ages to see someone get all three of the new hybrid supercars from Ferrari, Porsche, and McLaren together to see which of them was actually the fastest on a track.<p>First, it looked like <i>Top Gear</i> was going …

Craig Lowndes Wins His Sixth Bathurst 1000 With Steven Richards

Australian touring car racing's all-time wins leader brings Triple Eight Racing back to the top in the race it's all about<p>He had everything thrown at him that could be today, but even rain, a jumbled grid and his legendary teammate Jamie Whincup weren't enough to stop Craig Lowndes from winning his …

Mercedes trolls kids with uncrashable toy cars

Kids love crashing toy cars. Adults in the real thing, not so much. That's the angle behind Mercedes' latest ad, crafted to promote the company's latest safety systems.<p>The video clip humorously posits what would happen if Mercedes gave out sets of toy cars with strong magnets in them that would …

Bentley Boss Hints at a New Hypercar by 2019

For its 100th birthday, maybe Bentley will unveil something special.<p>At the 2015 Geneva Motorshow, Bentley unveiled the EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept, pictured above. But with no confirmed powertrain, your guess was as good as ours as to how this car would slot into the Bentley lineup.<p>Regarding the …

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