1400HP Koenigsegg Agera R Unloosed

May 23rd, 2016

Get a load of this Swedish missile as it cranks up – then tears up the track – eating-up mere mortal supercars along the way. This is one amazing car to look at and it sounds like a beast, too. It’s very rare so don’t miss this sighting from the legendary TT Circuit in Assen, Netherlands. The Koenigsegg Agera R (meaning “take action” in Swedish) is equipped with a twin-turbocharged 5.0-liter V8 engine. In factory trim, the Agera R makes 1,140hp and an astounding 88 lb.-ft. of torque. It can rocket from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.8-seconds, has Read More

2017 Nissan GT-R Exterior and Interior Walk Around

May 14th, 2016

We took a quick walk around the new 2017 Nissan GT-R over at Weston Nissan, the new GT-R gets a 20HP bump from it’s Twin Turbocharged 3.8L V8 to 565HP along with a quite a few interior and external changes.  As per Nissan the retuned suspension offers a smoother ride. An acoustic glass windshield, new sound insulation, and Active Noise Cancellation allow for quieter cruising, too. Added rigidity in the body structure should continue the GT-R’s reputation has a sharp handler, though Check out the video and picture gallery below:    

Roll Racing – TT Lamborghini Goes 213 MPH

May 2nd, 2016

This car bears the moniker ‘MULLET’ after the owner/driver’s hairstyle. This particular hairstyle is often described as ‘business in the front – party in the back’. Well, this Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera must save the party for the street because on the strip (during this TX2K event) it was all about business. There are multiple 200+ mph passes. As impressive as a stock Superleggera is, you’ll never squeeze 213 mph out of it in the half-mile. This car has been modified with an Underground Racing Twin Turbo Package. The package includes twin billet Precision 62-millimeter turbochargers with Tial wastegates and Read More

U.S. GT-R Quarter-Mile Record Falls

April 11th, 2016

Well, it seems that the Nissan GT-R 1/4-mile U.S. record battle has jumped off as expected. Extreme Turbo Systems (ETS), one of the world’s leading experts in turbocharged high-performance research and development, has posted a new U.S. record 1/4-mile pass of 7.32-seconds @ 196 mph. That’s pretty impressive but when you consider that the car lifted a cylinder head during the final run (at 60-pounds of boost), it seems ever more outstanding. Key improvements to the ETS Nissan GT-R include the twin-turbos, which have been upgraded from 72-millimeter units to 76-millimeter, a new Syvecs ECU/4WD Controller for improved tuning capabilities Read More

AMS Performance GT-R – Quarter-Mile Killer

March 29th, 2016

When it comes to horsepower, high speeds, and record shattering passes, there are few firms that can compete with AMS Performance and their wildly modified Nissan GT-Rs. Well, now they are getting in the 1/4-mile game with this purpose-built GT-R, called the Alpha G (the owner’s name is Gidi).  This video brings us the car’s debut testing session that took place during TX2K16. The AMS crew is pretty close-mouthed regarding the setup but they did say that the turbos were massive Garrett GTX units and the engine is a custom design that they are tweaking. Horsepower is estimated to be Read More

T1 GT-R Sets New U.S. Quarter-Mile Record

March 23rd, 2016

TX2K events seem to be where records are broken and this video confirms that assumption. Tony Palo and the boys at T1 Race Development have been busy upgrading their beast of a Nissan GT-R. With a fresh set of slicks (for the front wheels), the all-wheel drive GT-R was taking no prisoners during TX2K16. On only the second pass with the fresh setup, T1 inched closer to the GT-R world record as they set a new U.S. record with an ET of 7.43-seconds at 196 mph in the 1/4-mile. I know that I’ve said it before but it bears repeating; Read More

Roll Racing Finals – TX2K16

March 21st, 2016

This is Day 2 of TX2K16 and the Roll Racing Finals featuring the Super Sport, Sport, and Unlimited Classes. There are tons of Lamborghinis and GT-Rs screaming through the half-mile with some reaching speeds of more than 200 mph. These are some of the most elite level roll racers that you will ever see. You don’t want to miss this one. After the roll racing is finished, some big names roll onto the track for the drag racing test and tune session. Gidi’s Alpha G and T1’s GT-R showed up to do battle against some high-flying Supras, killer Corvettes, and Read More

Arizona Street Racing

March 15th, 2016

This is 1/4-mile street racing Arizona style – fast paced, organized, and competitive. This contest is of the ‘run-what-you-brung’ single elimination variety with no classifications. Who ever shows up with the best setup and manages to get down the track ahead of the competition until the final round wins the money. Easy peazy lemon squeazy? Not in this field; check it out. In the first round you have a 2.3-liter supercharged Mustang eating up a Nissan GT-R with bolt-on modifications. Next there is a small block powered Chevrolet Monza with nitrous that surprisingly smokes a Corvette ZR-1 and a Fox Read More

World Record Quarter-Mile Pass for Nissan GT-R

March 2nd, 2016

You don’t want to miss this world record setting 1/4-mile pass (for a Nissan GT-R) of 7.265-seconds at 204 mph. Bahrain based EKanoo Racing has added yet another world record to their trophy cabinet with their T1 Race Development built R35 GT-R. With the GT-R 1/4-mile battle heating up, the exact setup of the EKanoo version of Godzilla is being kept under tight wraps but output was previously estimated at 2,276hp. A serious response to this world record setting performance is expected from U.S. based AMS Performance. They have kept their latest project (the Alpha G) on the down-low as Read More

Godzilla Takes Two Classes at Dallas Street Car Takeover

February 24th, 2016

Godzilla showed up at the Dallas Street Car Takeover and wreaked havoc in two-classes of racing action. While it wasn’t the giant mechanical monster that wrecked Tokyo, the results were no less catastrophic. Godzilla was manifest in the form of the familiar 1200hp T1 Nissan GT-R. By the time smoke cleared Lamborghinis, Supras, Cadillacs, Mustangs, and all other challengers were strewn about like so much rubbish (not really but you get the jest). With its all-wheel drivetrain, the GT-R demonstrated superior traction in winning the King of the Bakery (roll racing) crown and the 9.50 ET class. The team at Read More

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