Pocket Dyno for the iPhone

November 12th, 2008

InMotion Software has released a new iPhone application called Pocket Dyno that measures a vehicles performance data by using the iPhone’s built in accelerometer hardware. Priced at only $4.99 in the Apple iTunes Application Store, Pocket Dyno has a very intuitive and slick interface that allows you to measure: estimated wheel horsepower 0 to 60 MPH time 60 foot, 330 foot, and 1000 foot times eighth mile ET and trap speed quarter mile ET and trap speed max G forces, velocity and distance Using pocket dyno you can practice and perfect your launching techniques by running consecutive 0-60 MPH sprints Read More

Vote for the RENNtech Mercedes-Benz GLK at SEMA

November 11th, 2008

While at the 2008 SEMA show this year, DragTimes.com came across an incredible GLK done by the team over at RENNtech as part of a tuner challenge put together by Mercedes-Benz to debut the new GLK Series in the US. Take a moment to vote for our favorite by clicking HERE. from Mercedes-Benz Press Release: Inspired by the winged, unlimited-class rally cars of the famed Pikeses Peak Hill Climb, RENNtech set about creating a GLK that could master the pack and leave the rest chewing gravel. But, this wild GLK has a few surprises beneath its menacing exterior. Hybrid powertrains Read More

SEMA Show 2008 Pictures

November 7th, 2008

DragTimes.com attended the 2008 SEMA show this year, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. The most popular cars these aftermarket companies seemed show off their parts on were new Nissan GT-R, Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 as well as a nice mix of Lambos and Ferraris. Click on the picture below to view the 2008 SEMA Show Picture Gallery: