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Watch This 2700-Horsepower Nissan GT-R Nearly Rip Apart a Dyno

That'll get your attention.<p>People just can't stop making Nissan GT-Rs faster. We don't blame them, considering the immense amount of power those engines can take on without exploding. This 2700-horsepower Godzilla is one of the more aggressively built examples, and it has absolutely no problem …

2,500-HP Plymouth Barracuda Pulls Wheelies, Rolls With Jay Leno Inside

Things don't go exactly as planned for this vintage drag car<p>Stuffing 2,500 hp into a car is either a brilliant idea, or a terrible one. Legendary car guy and funnyman <b>Jay Leno</b> experienced the pitfalls of 2,500 hp when he rode alongside 80-year-old Bob Riggle in a vintage rear-engine drag car.<p>Between …

Ride Along as an RC Car Cruises the Streets of Istanbul at Night

A guy strapped a camera to his nitro-powered RC racer and took a soothing little joyride around the city streets.<p>If you've ever played with a remote-control car, you've daydreamed about what it would be like to shrink down, slide behind the tiny steering wheel, and drive around your city streets. …

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Canadian Sports Car Owners Who Allege Being Denied Restaurant Table Over Race, Raise Revving Hell

More than a dozen super and sports car owners from the NFR or ‘North Face Rally’ group who claim to have been denied a table at an All Star Wings & …

2016 Tesla Model S Reviews and Rating

2016 tesla model-s Model Overview<p>Tesla updated the exterior styling of the Model S sedan in 2016 by removing the blacked-out front grille insert, which links its styling to the new Model X SUV. Other changes included new adaptive LED headlights and an improved “Bioweapon Defense Mode” HEPA air …

Watch a 1000-HP Toyota Celica Lose All of Its Lug Nuts

Maybe Toyota Celicas weren't meant to pack this much power?<p>This "<i>oh hell no"</i> outtake comes from TX2K16, a bonanza of drag and roll racing that happened in Houston in March. The 1975 Toyota Celica six-speed packing a 3.0-liter 2JZ engine was putting out around 1,000 hp (and running beautifully …

Man Accuses Audi Service Tech Of Snorting “Cocaine” And Driving His Car At “Reckless Speeds”

A California driver is accusing a service technician from an Audi dealership in Palo Alto, of consuming an “illicit substance” that he believes to be …

Polaris RZR stunts look great, even when they go wrong

Every amazing stunt that we see on videos like the <i>Gymkhana</i> series requires hours of meticulous planning. Even then, things can go wrong. We rarely get to witness these failures, but <i>UTVUnderground</i> now takes us behind the scenes of its awesome <i>XP1K3</i> clip to show us the accidents they witnessed while …

Five Cheap Suspension Mods You Should Never Do to Your Car

An engineer explains why cut springs, wheel spacers, and too much camber make your car dangerous to drive.<p>Cutting corners on suspension modifications is almost always a bad idea. Then again, there are still plenty of people riding around on cut springs, so clearly not everybody has figured this out …

Let a Drift Champion Explain How to Align Your Car for the Perfect Drift

Camber, caster, toe, track width. Chris Forsberg and Engineering Explained answer all the alignment questions you were too embarrassed to ask.<p>Understanding the technicalities of car alignment can seem like a dark art. Camber, caster and toe adjustments all work in concert, and a single adjustment …

This Audi RS7 With External Turbochargers Is All Kinds of Bonkers

We don't know who built this, but that won't stop us from enjoying it.<p>We're not entirely sure why this Audi RS7 with external turbochargers was built, or who built it, but that isn't going to stop us from enjoying this strange beast. Video first started circulating of this weirdo RS7 on Facebook …

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This Motorcyclist Is Wasting His Insane Talent by Riding Like a Moron

Look at that bike control skill . . . and the utterly stupid way he's using it.<p>As a motorcyclist, you're taught to ride like everybody's out to kill you. It's the only way to stay safe in world where texting teen drivers in SUVs change lanes without a glance. Still, as this motorcyclist proves, …

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Build A Smartphone Scanner To Digitize Your Notes

Got 30 minutes and $5? Then you can add those scribbled notes to your phone.<p>Graphic designer Giovanni Re likes to scribble his many ideas and drawings in paper notebooks. He also wants digital access to them, so Re built an inexpensive scanner using his iPhone. A stand positions the phone’s camera …

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Putting The Biggest Sportbike Motor In The Smallest Motorcycle Is The Best Worst Idea Possible

There is a reason why sportbikes are long, keep a lot of weight over the front, and have front ends that don’t turn a ton and have beefy steering …

Five Reasons Why You Need To Buy A Nissan 240 SX Right Now

In the late '80s, Nissan decided to revolutionize the sport compact market by introducing the 240SX, an affordable RWD sports car that almost …

Seattle PD Chases Down & Neutralizes Felon's Camaro

While footage such as this might make some people feel uneasy, the reality is that not all police chases end in arrests, especially if the …

Watch a Ridiculous 12.3-liter Quad-Turbo V-16 Dyno at 5007 Horsepower

The Devel Sixteen's billet-block V-16 makes so much power, it maxed out the engine shop's dyno.<p>Wanna see a 16-cylinder engine that'll put the Bugatti Veyron's W-16 to shame?<p>Clap your horsepower-crazed eyes on this: A billet-block, 12.3-liter V-16 engine strapped with <i>four</i> 81mm turbos. Then listen as …

If You Thought Your Dad Was An Embarrassing Driver, Guess Again

Picture this: You and your dad are having a nice morning drive. You're riding shotgun, eating or drinking something, while your old man handles the …

Grisly Video Of Fatal Lamborghini Street Racing Crash Reminds Us Not To Street Race

There’s a video of the aftermath of a street race between a Lamborghini and a Ferrari going viral on Facebook now, and it’s about as stark and grim a …

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 …

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#BackLivesMatter – Riding In Tesla’s Rumble Seat Will Get You A Chat With The Cops

“WE GOT A CALL A FEW MINUTES AGO… SOMEBODY PUT A CHILD IN THE TRUNK.” Uh-oh, Spaghetti-O’s! When I first heard about this video a couple of days ago, …

How I Got Back in a Race Car After Drug Trafficking Sent Me to Prison for 26 Years

Champion racer Randy Lanier went to jail for being a drug kingpin. He recently returned to the track for the first time since his release. This is his story.<p>No one knew what to expect. The flights and lodging were booked, the car was ready to race, and the team had been assembled. I had secured a …

Mercedes highlights dangers of counterfeit wheels

Mercedes-Benz Australia is getting the word out that consumers need to make sure they get the real deal when purchasing auto parts. To demonstrate that concept in dramatic fashion, the company bangs an imitation and genuine wheel through a pothole at Holden's proving ground to see what happens. The …

Excited Dad’s Reaction To A Furious Turbocharged BMW M3: GOD DAMN IT SON, SLOW DOWN!

Judging by the interior this is an old BMW M3 from 2000 to 2005. But this is not a stock BMW, it’s a bit more than that. Just imagine the situation, …

Video: T1 Nissan GT-R Hits 2276hp at the Wheels

T1 Race Development has just released a video and claims that its potent GT-R has set a new dyno world record for the Japanese sports car. During a …

The Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R Is Darth Vader's Racer

Pure evil in carbon fiber.<p>Callaway builds astounding Corvettes. This has been known for decades. And yet, when the company decides to build a super-Vette like this, it still takes us by surprise. Feast your eyes on the Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R. It's what Darth Vader straps into when he wants to …

This Is America's Last Mitsubishi Evo, Will Cost $37,995

It's goodbye for real this time.<p>Earlier this year, we reported on the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Editions. They were GSR (five-speed manual) only, but we didn't know whether or not Mitsubishi added any engine upgrades. We were sad to hear of the Evo's impending exit, and even more so …

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Is the Amazing Ariel Nomad Better Off-Road Than a Dirt Bike?

Ariel's off-road lightweight takes on a motorcycle.<p>The Ariel Atom is one of the most insane cars that we've ever driven, if you can consider it a car. It's more a loose amalgam of parts that make up most cars, but it's missing a lot of them.<p>That's what makes it so great.<p>The Nomad is basically the …

20 Mind-Blowing Stunt Driving Videos For Your Friday

Featuring cars, limos, big rigs, and bikes...and the maniacs who drive them.<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 …