Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 vs. Audi R8 V10 Plus – Street Hits

Round Man Frank is headed back to the streets (of Mexico) for more roll racing action. This time it’s an import versus domestic throwdown between a Ford Mustang GT500 and an Audi R8. Both cars have been modified to enhance performance. The contest will initiate when each vehicle reaches 60 mph. Built on the same platform as the Lamborghini Huracan, the Audi R8 features a mid-mounted and naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine mated to an automatic transmission. In stock trim, the A8 can generate 610hp and 413 lb.-ft. of torque. At a curb weight of 3,927-pounds, the all-wheel drive A8 Read More

1969 Camaro Restomod – 1500HP Twin Turbo Street Beast

It’s back to Southern California for this one. Shawn from Autotopia LA delivers again with this 1969 Chevrolet Camaro restomod build by Nostalgia Hot Rods. Dustin joins forces with Shawn to give us the rundown on this outstanding build. Check it out. Under the hood is a Nelson Racing Engines built 7.0-liter LSx engine with a pair of 88-millimeter turbochargers. The engine and turbo setup typically produces approximately 1,500hp at the crankshaft (940whp), but it can be turned up to 2,000hp. Shifting duties are handled by a Tremec 6-speed manual gearbox – affectionately known as Tranzilla. Out back, the rear Read More

All-Motor Asphalt Assault – C7 Corvette vs. Mustang GT

Here we have a nighttime roll race on the streets (of Mexico). No power-adders in this one; just high-powered cubic inches. Chevrolet versus Ford. Proudly sporting the bowtie brand, the C7 (2014-2019) Chevrolet Corvette rolls off the assembly line with an all-aluminum 6.2-liter V8 that can produce 460hp and 464 lb.-ft. of torque. The C7 ‘Vette weighs 3,774-pounds and has an 8-speed sequential automatic transmission. According to Road and Track, 0 to 60 mph can be accomplished in 3.8-seconds. Top speed is 180 mph (computer controlled). The Corvette featured in this video has been modified with a full accoutrement of Read More

Tweeker Twin Turbo Jeep Dominates at War in the Woods

The Tweeker Jeep has had an interesting journey to the Brown County Dragway for War in the Woods. The entire rig was stolen and recovered. The circumstances of the incident left the Jeep with the nickname Tweeker. I’ll allow you to draw your own conclusions. Here’s the rundown on Tweeker: Under the hood is an LC9 5.3-liter V8 engine. The all-aluminum (block and heads) LC9 features a 6-bolt main bearing confab, powder I-beam connecting rods and flat top pistons. The cylinder heads are fashioned with cathedral shaped intake ports and 65-millimeter combustion chambers. This V8 is being force fed by Read More

6-Second Turbo Silverado Goes Airborne at World Cup Finals

The backdrop is the Haltech World Cup Finals. 1320 Video caught up with the turbo Silverado known as RedRum. Listen carefully as the owner/operator describes his feelings leading up to Round 1 of qualifying. This is his first time running a quarter-mile event. The truck is a full-size short bed with a 7.0-liter LS engine setup. A 104-millimeter Bullseye turbocharger is responsible for forced air induction. A little heavy for the class, RedRum is tipping the scale at 2,945-pounds. RedRum rolls off the trailer hot as a firecracker. Lined up against a Nissan GT-R, the heavy Chevy lays down a Read More

Roll Racing Fun – 1000HP Corvette ZR1 vs. 800HP Mustang GT500

We are back on the streets (of Old Mexico) for this one. Our man Frank located this contest between a modified Corvette ZR1 and a souped-up Mustang GT500. Both these cars are well built by some serious gearheads. Even with no money on the line, these competitors are in it to win it. They will do whatever it takes to claim the victory. The C6 (2005-2013) Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is propelled by a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 motor that can generate 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque in factory condition. Featured in this video is a ZR1 that has been modified Read More

1000HP Big Turbo LS Swapped Nissan Pickup vs. 1000HP Cadillac CTS-V – Drag Race

Here we are again at the Hoonigan testing grounds in sunny Cali. A pair of purpose-built street racers have shown up to prove their worth on the big stage. We join the smack talking – already in progress. Turns out that Jason’s sweet Caddy has a massive red supercharger protruding through the hood. That’s a Kong 2650 sitting on top of a 416 cubic-inch mill with a set of Frankenstein cylinder heads. As it sits today, this thing is capable of producing 1,000hp at the rear wheels. The transmission is stock Caddy, and the rear end has only been modified Read More

Caddy Jack – First Full Nitrous Pass

This short clip gives us an opportunity to sit down with Midwest Street Cars’ Big Chief. He talks about everything Caddy Jack, including nitrous controller duty cycle programing and rear suspension geometry. Chief is a proven winner – on street and strip – and he has a wealth of racing knowledge to share. You might remember him from Street Outlaws. Caddy Jack is a 2014 Cadillac CTS-V coupe that has been treated to the best performance parts that money can buy. Under hood mods include Nitrous Express spray kits with a Maximizer EZ controller. The engine is a stock 6.2-liter Read More

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