Hot Rods

GALLERY: Bristol Short Track U.S. Nationals Saturday

Bristol, TN- Some of the finest racers from across the country brought good, old-fashioned, short-track action to Bristol Motor Speedway for …

Motorsport

Take Your Project To The Next Level With A Pro Stylist!

For many traditional Chrysler lovers, there’s no question as to the end goal of their Mopar project: bring it back to stock-appearing at all costs. …

Muscle Cars

Pontiac Trans Am SD-455: Did Pontiac Save its Best Muscle Car for Last?

It was over, Johnny. The muscle car thing had run its fun, psychedelic course by the early 1970s. Rising insurance rates, falling compression ratios, …

Sports Cars

America’s Favorite Truck Is Now a Shelby-Tuned Hot Rod

Ever since the F-150 Raptor changed the game, the philosophy of beefed-up trucks has seen that almost all of them turn into off-road beasts. As a …

Sports Cars

Car Craft Spotlight: Cleveland Power & Performance, Drivetrain Swap Specialists

You’ve likely seen their videos; we’ve shared a few on our social media channels. Cleveland Power & Performance are the guys who take late model …

Autos

This 1939 Lincoln hot rod is what Negan would drive to cars and coffee

Why it matters to you<p>You can put the Hot Wheels hot rod you had in your toy box as a kid into your garage ... for a price.<p>One of the best-known hot …

Trucks

Reader’s Ride: 1966 Buick GS

My name is John Quigg, and I have been a subscriber to your magazine for a long time. I am writing to get my dad’s 1966 Buick GS in your magazine. He …

Blank Slate: Factory Conda Green 1970 Porsche 911T Project

This Porsche started life as a 1970 911T (chassis 9110101898), though more recently has been fitted with 964 bumpers and Turbo flares. Though said to …

Slant Sickness! How To Add 77 HP To Your Mopar Slant Six!

If you’re a regular <i>Mopar Muscle</i> reader and don’t own a Slant-Six right now, chances are, at some point in life you did. After all, between 1960 and …

Sports Cars

Dyno Day: Trick Flow 270 Mopar Heads

If you’ve been following <b>Car Craft</b>’s Mopar 470 testing, you’ll remember that in the Feb. 2017 issue, we hit 700 hp while testing various rocker-arm …

Autos

Behind The Wheel With Legendary Stunt Driver Debbie Evans

<i>Bullitt</i>, <i>The French Connection</i>, <i>The Blues Brothers</i>, and the <i>Fast and Furious</i> franchise–– who hasn’t walked out of a theater and wondered what it would …

Movies

HOT ROD Interviews “The King” Richard Petty

On the Occasion of His 80th Birthday, We Interview “The King”He’s one of the closest things we have to royalty. “The King” Richard Petty has won …

Motorsport

Behind the Wheel of Two, Modified Camaros Pre-Running Power Tour

As the 2017 HOT ROD Power Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance and driven by Continental Tire rapidly approached, the time came to pre-run the …

Sports Cars

Irwindale Raceway’s “Mr. Unbeatable” in the 1960s

<b>Unbeatable.</b> Until 1950, onlookers stood on curbs around U.S. cities to watch street racers. C.J. “Pappy” Hart changed all that. He created organized …

Sports Cars

Lokar Performance Opens the House

The Lokar Open House is back and it seems to get better every year. This giant cruise-in takes place at Lokar World Headquarter and it proves to be a …

What Happens When You Run an Engine Out of Oil? It Explodes! Wheel of Death, Vol. 1 is Here.

Welcome to Wheel of Death, the exciting, new automotive web show where we cover not only when things go well on the dyno, but what happens when they …

1937 Chevrolet Pickup Hot Rod For Sale Mukwonago, Wisconsin

1937 Chevrolet Pickup Hot Rod For Sale in Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149<p>Get ready to rev your engine for this 1937 Chevy Pickup Hot Rod! This two-door …

Trucks

Finding Rare Vehicles Under Tarps, Leaves, and Everything in Between

It wasn’t visible from the road, but there was gold in the backyard of a friend’s grandparent. An M37 Dodge military truck, a Starcraft Motorhome …

Trucks

The 2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals South

It Was Wet and Wild in Knoxville<p>What can we say? It’s springtime in Eastern Tennessee and that means beautiful green foliage, spring flowers, and …

Freak Show Friday: A Unique Ride With a Top Fuel Connection

We’d like to be able to identify this Freak Show special, but alas, we can’t. The reason should be readily apparent; this sucker is hammered so badly …

Drag Racing

Ringbrothers SEMA Project Sneak Peek

Prestone’s 1972 Javelin AMXWhen Prestone approached Ringbrothers to build a car to commemorate its 90th anniversary, Jim and Mike Ring had the …

Sports Cars

Smokey Stories: A Pep Talk Pays Off

Smokey gives a pep talk to Dennis Hulme before the Indy 500When we left Smokey last month, he was engaged in a somewhat heated discussion with Dennis …

Motorsport

Boss of the Barn, Part 5: Restoring the interior of the Barn Find Boss 429

Everything has an expiration date. There is a time by which everything decays to the point that it is no longer usable; this is commonly known as the …

See how far performance cars have come in 60 years with this new vs. old drag race

Why it matters to you<p>It's a clash between old and new Hemi-powered performance cars on the drag strip.<p>The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is basically a …

Trucks

Watch a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT drag race a Hemi-powered hot rod

I'm not going to spoil this one for you.<p>I love a good drag race. I love 'em even more when they involve offbeat vehicles and a good amount of horsepower, and this video contains <i>both</i>.<p>This drag race is courtesy of Jeep's United Kingdom arm. The automaker pitted its Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (no, not …

Trucks

Car Craft’s 20 Favorite Things From the Mopars at the Rock Show

The roar of horsepower is fairly constant during Rockingham Dragway’s annual season, with promoter Steve Earwood providing plenty of eighth- and …

Sports Cars

What’s an Autocar? We Look at This Example From Vanderhall

Most things built to eat up mile markers are meant to be more than a conveyance to get us down the road with urgent promptitude. They are built for …

Trucks

Spy Photos Tease Return of Shelby GT500 Mustang

Is the Shelby GT500 Returning?<p>For nearly 40 years enthusiasts have coveted ’60s Muscle Cars for their compelling designs, fun names and …

Sports Cars

Latest News From the Street Rod Hobby

Remembering Customizer Gary Chopit<p>We write this near the one-year mark of losing one of the custom car world’s most creative talents.<p>Gary “Chopit” …

Classic Cars

Want to see a 60-ton tank crush some junk?

Tank Demolition with Bulletproof Diesel: If you record it, it’s science.When Freiburger and Finnegan needed to finish off their busted Prius in the …