Drew Russell Day

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Revel in the Glorious Wail of Honda's 1.5-liter F1 V12

Honda's 230 horsepower, 11,500 rpm V12 was unlike anything else in 1965.<p>I've had sound on my mind ever since reading Sam Smith's piece about his favorite automotive noises. I haven't had the distinct pleasure of hearing the 1.5-liter V12 in Honda's RA272 F1 car, but it's still one of my favorite …

Mercedes-Benz CLA Gets The Wide-Body Treatment By Fairy Design [w/Video]

Who would’ve thought that a wide-body, Liberty-Walk style CLA could look so good? <br>Although Fairy Design is not very well known outside Japan, in its …

Watch the RTR Ford Mustang Drift Against a Lamborghini Murcielago

An uncommon matchup in an abandoned theme park.<p>There are automotive duels you expect to see – Mustang versus Camaro, BRZ versus Miata, etc. – and then there are those less common matchups that you wouldn’t have expected, but at the end of the day you’re glad they happened. This video is an example …

Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy Becomes Fastest Small Hatch At The 'Ring With 8:23 Lap

The quest to build the most potent hot hatch will seemingly never end with Renault just announcing that it’s Clio RS 220 Trophy pocket rocket has …

Miami Tuner Takes Delivery Of America's Only Koenigsegg One:1

The only Koenigsegg One:1 created for the United States has just been delivered to its owner, Miami-based tuning company The Auto Firm. <br>This …

2017 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet: 621-HP V-12 Drop-Top

Given the overwhelmingly positive reception garnered by the G65, S65 and S65 Coupe models, it was only a matter of time until the Mercedes-AMG skunk …

Golden R8 V10 Plus On Display At The Audi Forum

If the S8 Plus is the pinnacle of Audi engineering in terms of performance and comfort, then the R8 V10 plus is king of the mountain when it comes to …

Audi R8 V10 Plus Likes Its Chances Against Mercedes-AMG GT S And C63 S

When it comes to bragging rights, Audi definitely seems to have the upper hand on Mercedes-Benz at the moment on the performance front. <br>The Audi R8 …

Watch This 1500 HP Honda S2000 Record An Incredible Time At The Quarter Mile

This isn’t a Honda with race inspired cosmetic enhancements, but a fully, blown-out-of-proportions, genuine dragster. VTEC just kicked in, yo! <br>A …

Drag Racing

Bespoke Pagani Zonda 760LM Roadster Roars On The Track

While Pagani officially ended series production of the Zonda with the limited-run Tricolore, over a dozen 760-series badged models have since been …

This Film Of A Ferrari 250 GTO Being Driven In The Hills Will Blow Your Mind

Back in April 2014, the crew at Petrolicious were fortunate enough to get their hands on a rare 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO. As one of the most sought after …

Supercars

Watch a Trophy Truck Run Wild Through an Abandoned City

BJ Baldwin blasting his 800-hp Chevy through the empty streets of Tacoma, Washington is the zombie apocalypse we're hoping for.<p>Usually saying a truck can drive over anything is an exaggeration, but in this case, it may not be. Trophy trucks are designed for high-speed desert racing, and they're …

The slammed, lifted, crazy cars of SEMA 2015

I honestly wondered if the air suspension was broken when I saw my first slammed truck at SEMA 2015 this week. So close to the ground that a vole …

Happiness Is Watching this DeTomaso Mangusta Slay a Hillclimb

A vintage, Italian, V-8 wedge. Is there anything more perfect?<p>Among the great wedge-shaped cars that came about from the 1960s to the 1980s, some of the best-looking were the DeTomasos. And among those, one of the rarest is the Mangusta. DeTomaso only made 401, so coming across one is a rather …

This Glorious Fastback Miata With 250 Wheel Horsepower Is Basically Perfection

A supercharged NB Miata with a JDM fastback. Amazing.<p>What do you get when you build an NB Miata as the ultimate canyon carver? You get this.<p>This is a heavily-modified 1999 Mazda Miata with a gorgeous aftermarket fastback roof. It has a built engine that just happens to be supercharged and the …

You Have to Hear this Ford GT40 Mk2 Thunder Around the Track

Nothing like a vintage V8 to make your day a bit brighter.<p>The story of how the legendary Ford GT40 came to be is one of the most famous to ever go down in automotive history. The GT40, developed using the most advanced technology Ford had at the time, and fueled by a personal vendetta against Enzo …

Just Listen to this Quad-Rotor Mazda RX-3 Scream

It sounds like a banshee.<p>From 1971 to 1978, Mazda produced a car with an oddly Spanish-sounding name called the Grand Familia. It came as a two-door coupe, a four-door sedan, and a five-door wagon. The Grand Familias either had a four-cylinder engine or were rotary-powered.<p>The Japanese variant, …

The Renault 5 Turbo 2 "Has a Truly Overflowing Soul"

An Italian driving a bonkers French hatchback, subtitled in English. This is the best foreign film you'll watch all day.<p>The Volkswagen Golf Mk1 GTI is the longest running and definitely the most popular hot hatch, but for some real craziness, you have to look at the Renault 5 Turbo 2. It might not …

Anti-purist 1963 Ferrari GTE sports hot rod Chevy V8

I remember reading a story around the time <i>Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift</i> came out. It focused on one of the star cars of that film, a 1967 Ford Mustang fastback that started the film as a shell, and in a pinch, was transformed into a modified masterpiece, complete with the RB26DETT engine from a …

Sports Cars

Watch This Hero Drive a Bathtub In a Hillclimb Race

Wow. Just, wow.<p>People can get pretty imaginative when it comes to putting motors in things and making them run. We've seen stuff like jet-powered go karts.<p>What we weren't expecting was to see a motorized bathtub tackling a hillclimb race. Hannes Roth is the guy who is crazy enough to come up with …

Listen to this Insanely Loud Hellcat with No Muffler

No one sleeps until the Hellcat says so!<p>Here's a surprise: loud car does loud well. And one of the loudest and baddest cars you can buy today is the Dodge Charger Hellcat.<p>Especially if you, like this gentleman in the video, opt for take out the muffler. Then your neighbors can kiss those peaceful …

Sports Cars

The Precision of Drifting Four Cars at Once Will Astound You

Four in a row, super close, amazing.<p>Like it or not, drifting is an art form. It might not look like it takes skill from the outside, but it is actually one of the most fascinating displays of car control that you can see today.<p>Drifting one car without hitting anything is hard enough, but when you …

Amazing

20 Mind-Blowing Stunt Driving Videos

The craziest things you can do in a car, truck, or bike, filmed.<p>There was a time when the best automotive and motorcycle stunts were saved for the movies. No more. These days short action videos by pro racers and stunt drivers are all over YouTube, and in many cases they surpass what you see in the …

New York State

Buick V8 Swapped: 1971 Triumph GT6

This 1971 Triumph GT6 is the first we have ever seen with an all aluminum Buick V8 swap. Paint is said to be original and the fit and finish looks …

Classic Cars

Stoners are stealing '420' mileposts

Marijuana Legalization May Be Having Unexpected Consequence<p>With the legalization of marijuana spreading through several states in recent years, transportation officials have wondered about the potential for problems with drugged drivers on the nation's roadways. Bet they didn't have this in …

The Pure Sound Board Is the Best Thing on Reddit and the Internet

No talking. No music. Just exhaust noise.<p>YouTube has led to a proliferation of car videos. As people who love cars, this is a truly great thing. However, a lot of these videos substitute a fantastic exhaust note for some terrible music or lame audio quality.<p>It's really frustrating to expect to hear …

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

Your opinion of the maximum Conti will depend on whether you are in or out.<p>From the outside, it’s easy to dislike the Bentley Continental GT3-R. It’s nearly $150,000 more expensive than a base Conti GT V-8. It’s the high-performance model but makes 34 fewer horsepower than the W-12–powered Speed. …

Bentley Motors