Twin Turbo Mazda RX-7 Turns 8.1-Second Quarter-Mile

October 1st, 2015

Despite evenings that involve pulling a small trailer across the Midwest (during Drag Week 2015), this Chevy powered 1990 Mazda RX-7 overcomes oil leaks and overheating problems to post some low eight-second times and a top speed of more than 180 mph. This bright green modified import is equipped with a Chevrolet big block engine bored out to around 460-cubic-inches. That seems pretty bodacious but this racer has added a pair of monstrous 75-millimeter turbochargers. The car seems a little sluggish coming out of the hole but it blazes through the trap like a champ. At 1,400hp, when this guy Read More

Street Racing Southern Style

September 29th, 2015

Come experience some southern hospitality in the A-T-L. Hot nights are in store and some even hotter street racing action. When the temperatures rise these southern boys (and girls) love to take to the streets in their souped up chariots and ice the competition. You have to see this collection of highly modified top-tier sports cars as they do battle for bragging rights down in Georgia. Roll racing rules apply – with 60 mph starts. First, there is a 650hp Porsche 911 going against a 650hp Nissan Gt-R. This is a closely contested race, then the Porsche tangles with a Read More

1500HP TT Dodge Dart Swinger Runs 7-Second Quarter-Mile

September 28th, 2015

Matt Blasco drove 28-hours from Canada (with a trailer in tow) to campaign this ’72 Swinger at the Lucas Oil Dragway, in Indianapolis, Indiana, during Drag Week 2015. His mom bought the Mopar for $150 and gave it to him when he was only 15-years young. It ain’t the prettiest thing on the track but it sure has some Camaros crying for mercy and some Mustangs running for cover. This bodacious Chrysler is running a 572-cubic-inch mill with Indy Predator Hemi cylinder heads and twin 91-millimeter turbochargers. It is detuned to 1,500hp during this event but has the capacity to Read More

Watch the Tesla Model S P90D Ludicrous go 0-60 MPH in just 2.85 seconds

September 28th, 2015

We have some initial testing of the Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous mode enabled.  Using a VBOX we recorded a 0-60 MPH time of just 2.85 seconds making the P90D Ludicrous the quickest production sedan in the world to 60 MPH.  All we can say is that if you plan on trying this at home, make sure and secure all of your items in the car before launch as things start to go flying around the cabin while pulling 1.1Gs.  

Street Racing Breakup Camo Vette vs DriverMods Viper

September 25th, 2015

If you love street racing, then you’ve gotta see this video. It features an awesome sounding supercharged (centrifugal) Corvette in breakup camouflage. He is hooking up with the DriverMods Viper T/A and a red Corvette for a monumental evening of street racing. The Camo ‘Vette is equipped with a forged low compression motor with PRC cylinder heads and a ECS 1500 supercharger with a methanol injection. The transmission and rear differential have been upgraded, as well. Power is estimated at 800whp. We know the DriverMods Viper well. It has been tuned by Lund Racing, it has tons of aftermarket bolt-ons Read More

Twin Turbo 7-Second Camaro ZL1

September 23rd, 2015

You have likely heard of Larry Larson. Larry is the guy who campaigned the S-10 Pickup, during the Super Car Nationals 2014, dipping down into the 5s in the process. Well, he has turned his attention to a 2015 Camaro ZL1. Now, this bad Bowtie is winning classes and whipping as*es all over the mid-west. Under the hood, Larry has implanted a 540-cubic-inch billet aluminum big block CFE Racing engine with a Callie’s Magnum crankshaft, Oliver billet connecting rods, and Diamond 9:1 flat-top pistons. The cylinder heads are BMF with 405cc intake ports, 2.325 intake valves and 1.880 exhaust valves. Read More

1600WHP Supra Street and Dyno

September 23rd, 2015

Get a load of the Real Street built Toyota Supra, custom tuned by Jay Meagher. Despite having cold a/c and being very well behaved on the street, this Toy had quite a successful year at the strip. He even deflowered an Underground Lambo during TX2K. Today it racks up 1,603whp on the dyno! Check out the setup below. It all begins with a RS1600 3.4-liter inline 6-cylinder engine (with 10/1 compression), a Brian Crower 94mm billet stroker crank, Real Street Max Effort CP pistons, DLC coated wrist pins, Manley Tuff connecting rods, Real Street billet main bearing caps with ARP Read More

7-Second SRT Ram Pickup

September 18th, 2015

How do you make a pickup fly? Try starting with an 8.4-liter V-10 Viper engine with a set of highly sought after Striker ultra-high-performance cylinder heads. Add twin Garrett GTX 88-millimeter turbochargers routed through a massive intercooler (with a methanol injection) and you have a Ram that packs quite a punch. So much so, in fact, that this video shows it making a pass of 7.97-seconds at 183 mph (1/4-mile). When you are making 1,900+hp no one seems to care about how you look but the great folks at JMB Performance and Powdercoat have built a beautiful truck, inside and Read More

Viper TA Takes On 1000HP Nissan GT-R

September 17th, 2015

The DriverMod Viper TA is unleashed! That’s right – it is not chained to a dyno this time – it’s taking it to the streets against another radically modified beast of an automobile. Aptly named “Godzilla”, the Nissan GT-R is one of the most feared machines on the street. As a bonus, they are running against a stock Honda CBR1000 motorcycle. As seen a few days ago on DragTimes, the Viper TA engine is stock with an intake manifold upgrade, exhaust headers, and a 250 shot of Nitrous Outlet giggling gas. It is riding on CCW C12 racing wheels and Read More

1200HP Shelby GT500 Dyno Run

September 16th, 2015

Check out the heavily modified KP Performance Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 as it gets put through the paces on the dynamometer. The Big Blue Oval may not be known for mind-numbing power but this is one mean ‘Stang. The first dyno pass nets 1,012hp and 1.047 lb.-ft. of torque. After a few tweaks, it manages 1.027hp and 1,176 lb.-ft. of torque. By the way, it is running on E85 fuel. This pony has a Kenne Bell Mammoth supercharger, L&M built 5.0-liter small block Ford engine (bored and Darden sleeved to 5.4-liters) with Diamond pistons, and a 200 shot of nitrous. Read More