Big Turbo Jeep Wins Extreme Roll Racing Class

December 7th, 2023

It ain’t a Trackhawk but it is fast. This Jeep Grand Cherokee is turning heads and breaking hearts when he posts a top speed of 154 mph during qualifying rounds of the Extreme Roll Racing Class. With a number like that, 1320 Video wandered down to the pits to see what was cooking under the hood of this SUV. Not a Trackhawk, this all-wheel drive Jeep is powered by a built 426 cubic-inch HEMI with a massive (94-millimeter) turbo. The transmission and rear end are also upgraded to accommodate all the extra horsepower. This thing is scary fast. After competing Read More

2018 Model Street Throwdown – Modified Audi RS3 vs. Whipple Mustang GT

December 7th, 2023

Someone is headed for a straight-up street thumping tonight, as a pair of menacing 2018 models rip up the asphalt in roll racing action. One modified import and one modified domestic are tuned up and ready to claim their share of the glory in this 1,000hp battle. Batten down the hatches and prepare to burn rubber. The 2018 Audi RS3 is an all-wheel drive sedan with a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. In stock trim, the RS3 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5-seconds. Featured in this video is an RS3 modified with a Read More

Chicago Streets – $14K Winner-Take-All Purse

December 5th, 2023

As temperatures drop in Chi-town, the street racing scene heats up. The competition is at a record high as elite street racers from across the land converge on an undisclosed location in the Midwest. Get ready for some white-knuckle, single elimination, winner-take-all dig racing action from the streets of Street City, Mexico. Up first are several introductions. Meet the Audi TT with a 1050 Turbo kit, a Firebird with a big motor, a big turbo and a TH400 automatic transmission and a Cicio Nissan GT-R with enough horsepower to win the whole thing. First to take the track is the Read More

2022 Chevy Camaro LT1 vs. MK4 Toyota Supra Turbo – Street Hits

November 30th, 2023

Here we have a matchup on the streets of Mexico. The apple of every Toyota enthusiast’s eye is the MK4 Supra. Tonight – in this video – a modified Supra will be rolling out against a top tier Chevrolet. Let’s see what these two contraptions have to offer. The 2022 Chevrolet Camaro LT1 is a rear-wheel drive coupe powered by a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 engine that can muster 455hp and 455 lb.-ft. of torque in stock trim. The Camaro can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9-seconds and turn the quarter-mile in 12.2-seconds @ 118 mph. Tipping the Read More

Car and Driver 0-150-0 Speed Test 2023

November 29th, 2023

In what has become the gold standard for performance in production vehicles, Car and Driver Magazine gathered some of the most capable cars – and SUVs – for a test of acceleration and braking prowess. Have a look at the vehicles in this contest and let us know what other vehicles should have been included. Beginning at the 8:44 mark, we find the Toyota GR Supra 3.0. Equipped with a twin turbocharged inline 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine, the GR Supra can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6-seconds and meander through the quarter-mile in 12.4-seconds @ 114 mph. In this Read More

C8 Corvette Z06 vs. 600HP VW GTI – Drag Race

November 28th, 2023

It’s about to go down on this closed course somewhere near the left coast. The flagship cruiser of the GM lineup is taking on a seriously modified Volkswagen GTI from a previous decade. This one is going to be good. As the latest and most modern version of the Chevrolet Corvette, the 3,600-pound C8 is on the cutting edge in automotive performance. Equipped with a mid-mounted and naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8 engine, mated to an 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission, the C8 can produce 670hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque. In stock condition, the rear-wheel drive C8 Z06 can accelerate Read More

Precision Turbo Subaru WRX vs. Whipple Mustang GT – Street Hits

November 23rd, 2023

We are taking it back to the streets (of Mexico) this evening for some import versus domestic roll racing action. Both these cars are modified to enhance performance albeit with vastly different forced air induction systems. Get a load of this machinery. In the right lane is the 2003 Subaru WRX equipped with a turbocharged flat-four engine. From the factory, the WRX could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in an anemic 5-seconds flat and turn the quarter-mile in 13.7-seconds. Not very impressive by today’s standards. Current mods have made this Subaru a whole lot quicker. Performance components include a Read More

Fade to Black – 600HP Supercharged Shoebox Chevy Restomod

November 17th, 2023

Okay, you can’t talk about this car without some mention of the awesome paint work. The old pros at Kelly and Son Crazy Painters created this aesthetic delight of a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe. It all begins with a black basecoat topped with various shades of Raspberry Candy and Black faded to absolute perfection. This thing tickles my eyes. Underneath that beautiful paint and bodywork is a maze of aftermarket retro body panels bolted to a Roadster Shop chassis. The suspension is also from Roadster Shop. The brakes are Baer (four-wheel disc), and the wheels are Budnik. Under the Read More

LS Swapped IROC Z28 vs. Modified VW GTI – Street Hits

November 15th, 2023

Returning to the streets (of Mexico) tonight, we have a grudge race between a pair of modified street assassins. Can a small motor/big turbo car hold its own against a big motor naturally aspirated machine? After tonight, you’ll have the answer. The 2016 Volkswagen GTI is typically categorized as a grocery-getter. Not this one. Manufactured with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine, this unit has undergone extensive modification. The turbocharger has been upgraded with full supporting components. The massive intercooler is impossible to overlook. The transmission is a complex VSG setup, and the car has undergone an intense weight reduction Read More

Twin Turbo Audi R8 vs. Whipple Mustang – 60-160 MPH Street Hits

November 11th, 2023

It’s 3:00 am and that is prime time for street racing (in Mexico). These competitors are fueled-up, tuned-up and ready to rumble as they roll onto the interstate. Hang on to your hats my fellow gearheads, this one is going to be a hoot. In the left lane is the twin turbo Audi R8. In stock trim the Audi R8 is an all-wheel drive street monster with a mid-mounted and naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine. AMS Performance builds on this capable foundation. They begin with a twin turbo system and engine fortification, transmission and suspension upgrades, performance exhaust and custom Read More