Funny Man Kevin Hart’s 1987 Buick Grand National at the SEMA Show

November 4th, 2022

In keeping with a pattern of combining extraordinary cars and cinema, comedian Kevin Hart revealed his 1987 Buick Grand National restomod at the SEMA show last weekend. Known as “The Dark Knight” this Buick is a collaboration sponsored in part by Magnaflow Exhaust. Exterior upgrades abound on the Dark Knight. A sleek custom front fascia yields a menacing first impression while numerous carbon fiber elements deliver a modern aesthetic for this vintage G-Body coupe. The interior design maintains original styling elements but utilizes upgraded materials to render a high-quality feel. Under the hood, the 3.8-liter turbo V6 has been replaced Read More

Cadillac ATS-V vs. Ford Mustang GT – Street Hits

October 29th, 2022

Here’s one from Big Frank. He’s taking it back to the streets (of Mexico) for this clip.  A pair of moderately enhanced street cars will be doing battle in a roll racing format. This is going to be fun! In the right lane is the Cadillac ATS-V coupe. This Caddy utilizes a twin turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 to produce 464hp and 445 lb.-ft. of torque. The stock ATS-V Coupe can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9-seconds and turn the quarter-mile in 12.9-seconds @ 122 mph. This car has been modified with a performance exhaust downpipe and a 93-octane tune. Read More

Turbo Chevy SS vs. Twin Turbo Shelby GT350 and More – Street Hits

October 7th, 2022

Somewhere, on the interstate in an isolated corner of Mexico, it’s about to jump off. A handful of purpose-built roll racers have gathered to see who has the fastest car from 60 mph to whatever. Without further ado, let’s join the pack on the highway. First up, we have a twin turbocharged Shelby Mustang GT350 against a turbocharged Chevrolet SS sedan. The GT350 definitely gets the jump in the first race, but the Chevy claws back near the end. Had the Mustang already let off before the Ford caught up? Race two removes all doubt. The Mustang swallows up the Read More

SRC Daily Driver Shootout – No Trailer Street Digs for $1600

October 6th, 2022

It’s a “run-whacha-brung” shootout on the streets of Ohio (Mexico) for $1600 and bragging rights. Sponsored by Street Racing Channel (SRC), this should be a competitive event. Thirteen cars are on-hand and the buy-in is $100 each. Spectators are also asked to contribute if possible. The rules are simple: Don’t jump early and don’t cross the center stripe. This is a single elimination event. Be first across the finish line more times than anyone else and you win the prize. A couple of Cadillacs are up first. In the left lane is a Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. On the right is Read More

SRC Nitrous Fox Body vs HEMI Dodge Challenger – Street Digs

October 3rd, 2022

The Street Racing Channel (SRC) crew have a new toy, and they are pushing the envelope further by the week. With a fresh set of Trick Flow cylinder heads, a new intake manifold and a new carb, the SRC Fox Body is set to take on an out-of-towner. The interloper is driving a HEMI powered Dodge Challenger. The car has a serious reputation for being fast. Guess we’ll see, huh? After stealing a couple of spark plugs from his dad’s lawnmower, Billy (TH3KID) is ready to talk some smack about Mustangs whooping Mopars for generations. True or not, it’s all Read More

2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing – Factory Supercharged Four-Door Monster

August 3rd, 2022

Believe it or not, the Cadillac sport sedan line just got an upgrade. Even more powerful than the Cadillac CT5-V luxury sport sedan is the Blackwing version. The Blackwing takes away the cumbersome all-wheel drive platform and replaces it with a fun and nimble rear-wheel drive variant. This bad girl will get sideways at the drop of a hat. The dry-sump motor and supercharger are also improved, but we’ll open that can of worms a little later. The exterior is basically the same with a few subtle differences in the front air dam and rear splitter. The factory paint is Read More

Demon Killer – 1100WHP Cadillac CTS-V

July 12th, 2022

Featured in this video is one of the few cars capable of giving the likes of a Dodge Demon or a Tesla Plaid a run for their money (street or strip). What may surprise some enthusiasts is that this is a plush Cadillac sedan with all the amenities. Let’s get the rundown on this luxurious beast. Under the hood is a LME (Late Model Engines) LTX 416 cubic-inch billet stroker motor. Rated to produce 1400HP, this short block is loaded with billet internals and ARP fasteners. The cylinder heads are Frankenstein LT4s and the camshaft is a Helion from RPM Read More

Cadillac CTS-V Wagon vs. Drag Spec Fox Body Mustang – Drag Racing

May 5th, 2022

This clip features a matchup between a high-performance grocery getter and a restomod Mustang. This will be a clash between a supercharged car (with fuel injection) and a carbureted nitrous burner. We’ll see which one comes out on top. The 2012 Caddy is a creation conjured up from two cars. It is powered by a built (forged internals) 6.2-liter supercharged LSA V8 motor. In addition to a built engine, the wagon has been upgraded with a ported blower, an aftermarket intake manifold, an air-to-water intercooler, an LS1 lid and a Corsa performance exhaust system. Maximum output is estimated at 800whp Read More

Street Hits – Cadillac CTS-V Sedan vs Ford Mustang GT

March 24th, 2022

This video documents a street (roll) race between an iconic muscle car (the Mustang) and a luxury performance sedan (Caddy). Both these cars are manufactured towards performance, and both have been modified with aftermarket performance components. These two competitors have been waiting a long time – and talking loads of trash – so, let’s see what happens when the rubber meets the road. The Cadillac CTS-V is a beast with its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine and manual transmission. From the factory, it can make 640hp and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph on 3.6-seconds. This car has been modified with Read More

Magnuson Corvette Z06 vs. BMW M5, Boosted Mustang and Ported CTS-V – Street Hits

February 2nd, 2022

Taking it back to the street – these elite street level competitors have gathered to put it all on the line for a little cash and a whole lot of bragging rights. Tonight, they will put their machines to work on the streets of Old Mexico. Featured is the Chevrolet Corvette (C6) Z06 camera car. It has been modified with an upgraded Magnuson supercharger. He plans to take on all comers this evening. The first victim of the night will be a tuned BMW M3 with the full regiment of aftermarket bolt-on performance equipment. As one might expect, the ‘Vette Read More