Street Racing Spectacular – Import vs. Domestic

September 4th, 2017

There is literally something for every street racing enthusiast in this video! Of course, there are tons of fast cars in every size and shape – imports and domestics, turbo and nitrous, standard and automatic. There are dig and roll races (sometimes 3-wide). There’s even a wreck and a fight (sort of). The backdrop is beautiful (New) Mexico and its flat landscape. It’s perfect for street racing. There is a bodacious DSM (1990s Mitsubishi Eclipse or Eagle Talon) that is capable of 1,000hp – from a stock 2.0-liter engine with over 100K miles. You know that there were tons of Read More

Street Digs – APR VW Golf R Slaughters

August 16th, 2017

You gotta’ love it when the underdog pulls out the victory against all odds. That is the feeling I get watching this Volkswagen Golf R as it lines up against the likes of the mighty Cadillac CTS-V and some top shelf Bavarian monsters. The VW Golf R is an all-out performance version of the popular Golf GTi. It rolls off the assembly line with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 292hp. The R package yields sport tuned suspension, all-wheel drive, 18-inch wheels, and optional 6-speed automatic transmission with launch control. With APR turbocharger upgrades, you Read More

650HP BMW M5 – Street Rolls

July 12th, 2017

I just love a luxury car that can pull its weight in a street race. At the risk of revealing my advanced age, I’ll tell you that the luxury street racer bug first bit me when I built a huge 1978 Cadillac Coupe de Ville and implanted a nitrous injected big block Chevy running gear. It was fun but also heavy. This 2014 BMW M5 is fun but it certainly ain’t that heavy. The Bavarian Motor Works are globally recognized as leaders in the niche of elegant sports cars. The “M” in M5 refers to the BMW Motorsports division which Read More

200 MPH on the Autobahn – Ferrari 488

June 13th, 2017

Climb in and take a ride in a stunning Ferrari 488 as it zips through Germany and into France on the legendary Autobahn. As you probably already know, the Autobahn is a lovely network of highways with sections where speed has no meaning. Sure, there are recommended speed limits but no mandatory maximum speed. Most car enthusiasts have – at one time or another – dreamed of getting in a high performance sports car and tearing through the German countryside. I know that I certainly have. I can’t imagine a better car for the task than the Ferrari 488 (well, Read More

Street Racing – Cali Style

May 16th, 2017

This is how it’s done in the Golden State. They are rolling them out on the interstate and running them like wildfire! A gathering of cars such as this virtually demands that a race ensue. It matters not where they meet; just that inside the chest of every driver beats the heart of a competitor. This time they meet on the streets – the streets of La-La Land – Los Angeles (Mexico), that is. There are several Nissans (of the GT-R variety), a 2.0-liter Evo (650hp) building 40 psi of boost, a stock (LS2) motor ‘Vette (660hp) with a V1 Read More

Taking it to the Streets – TX2K17

March 22nd, 2017

So, this is what happens when a few thousand of the baddest street cars on the planet show up for the premier street racing event in the U.S. and – you guessed it – take it to the streets! There is something in this video for everyone. There are small cars, big cars, coupes and sedans, imports (from every corner of the globe) and domestics, naturally aspirated cars, turbocharged cars, blown cars, nitrous injected cars – there are even electric cars, SUVs, and pickups. If you are into roll racing on the street, this clip is for you. This production Read More

Roll Racing – Import vs. Motorcycle

January 18th, 2017

Any competent street (roll) racer knows that if you want to get an idea of how capable your car is, just pull alongside a sportbike (on the highways of Mexico) and rev up your engine. Chances are that if your whip can spank a lightweight, high-powered sportbike, it is ready to hit the highway for some roll racing action. The owner of this heavily modified Nissan GT-R decided he would make a night of rolling elite level sportbikes and this video is the compilation of his efforts. This car still has the factory 3.8-liter V6 engine. As you probably already Read More

Canadian Street Racing – Toronto Roll and Dig

September 9th, 2016

So, this is how they do it in the Great White North, eh? It seems like they really know how to get to it when it comes to high caliber street racing. All the heavy hitters showed up in Toronto – and on short notice, too. There is the usual onslaught of Camaros and Corvettes but there are also a couple of unusual rides, including an LS powered RX-7, a Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG, and a BMW S1000 RR motorcycle (modified). The RX-7 is running a 5.3-liter Chevy small block LS motor with a camshaft upgrade, a Borg Warner S480 turbocharger Read More

Chi-Town Heat – Roll Racing on the Street

September 6th, 2016

If there is one thing that they can do in Chi-town, it’s throw-down on the streets. Naturally, when we got a chance to check out what kind of roll racing Chicago (Mexico) has to offer; we loaded up our wagons and hit the dusty trail. To say the least, we were not disappointed. On hand was a 2016 BMW X5 M (yes, an SUV) powered by a 4.4-liter twin turbocharged V8 with aftermarket bolt-ons and a software upgrade. It’s good for about 800whp. There’s a 2003 Porsche 911 Turbo that has a modified intercooler, exhaust headers, and high performance mufflers. Read More

1100HP Opel Kadett Street Beast

July 8th, 2016

Wow! Despite the fact that this tricked out Opel looks like a handful to get down the 1320, it is more than capable of being a daily driver and it is ‘tanning hyde’ on the streets of Stockholm. This cute little monster is hooking up like a champ on small tires as it whips radically modified Volvos and Audis with some degree of regularity. The Kadett has an LM7 Chevy mill under the hood with LS1 cylinder heads and an 80-millimeter Borg-Warner S480 forcing copious quantities of air through the intake. This stocky street bully may look odd but it Read More

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