2016 McLaren 570S – Extended Test Drive

September 28th, 2016

So, ever wonder what $187,400 will buy you? One thing is a lightweight, high-powered, British sports car; more specifically, the 2016 McLaren 570S. If you would like to know what it’s made of, this video takes us back to Mazda’a Laguna Seca Raceway for another round of the 2016 Best Driver’s Car from Motor Trend and Mother’s. The latest 570S offering begins with a genuine carbon-fiber center section and a 562hp (443lb-ft. of torque) flat-plane crankshaft 3.8-liter V8 engine with twin turbochargers. It is a mid-engine rear-wheel drive car with a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission and a fixed-damper suspension. Read More

Twin Turbo 7-Liter Camaro Wins 2016 Hot Rod Drag Week

September 28th, 2016

Check out this clip of Clark Rosenstengel and his GenV Camaro. He lays down a 7.80 1/4-mile pass at 170 mph in a car that still has factory air conditioning. If that isn’t enough to prove this is a true street machine, it is also riding on radial tires (Mickey Thompsons). One might conclude that, with a Steve Morris built 427 cubic-inch LSX (that means Chevrolet) engine and a pair of sparkling stainless-steel Bullseye 80-millimeter turbochargers, this grueling week long event (Hot Rod Drag Week) would be a cake walk. Not so much; you see, Clark and the gang had Read More

Racelogic VBOX Sport Performance Box Review and 1/4 Mile Accuracy Testing

September 26th, 2016

Tesla Model S P100D 1/4 Mile Testing at Palm Beach International Raceway vs a Huracan and Nissan GT-R

September 24th, 2016

While we got rained out last week and weather wasn’t looking good for this week either, we headed out to Palm Beach International Raceway to give the all new Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous it’s first real world test down the 1/4 mile drag strip. Luckily the weather held and we got some awesome races in. To make things interesting we lined up the Tesla vs a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 and based on previous runs with the Huracan and some Racelogic VBOX tests with the P100D, we knew it was going to be a close race.  Behind the wheel of the Read More

New Half-Mile World Record

September 23rd, 2016

Underground Racing (UR) has scored again with their earth shaking X-Package. UR has taken the lead in developing turbocharged performance machines and, if this past weekend’s festivities are any indication, they aren’t planning on relinquishing their position any time soon. The backdrop is a closed airstrip during the ShiftS3ctor event in McMinnville, Oregon. All of the top players are on hand for this event, as you might expect, and world records are being broken all weekend. At the end of the event, Richard Fowler owned the new World Record in the 1/2-mile at 247.25 mph – that’s 7 mph faster Read More

The Grinch Fox Body Mustang – King of the Streets

September 22nd, 2016

You’re a bad one, Mr. Grinch! This time the Grinch isn’t trying to steal Christmas but the Gangster Class crown at the fall 2016 King of the Streets event in Chicago, Illinois. He’s got plans to crush the competition and take home a big stack of cash, but first he’ll have to take on some turbocharged monsters and a few nitrous injected beasts. The Grinch is equipped with a big block Chevrolet engine and a generous shot of laughing gas. The driver (FJ) is ultra aggressive and puts it all on the line for every pass. The Car gets out Read More

2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS Street Beast

September 21st, 2016

This video brings you a test of a very capable street machine on a track that may be familiar to road racing fans, as well as fans of the popular Gran Turismo games. The track is Mazda’s Laguna Seca raceway. The car is the new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS with the 1LE package and the action is brought to you by Motor Trend Magazine and Mother’s car care products. The Camaro SS is one of twelve contenders vying for the title of 2016 Best Driver’s Car. Please note that all testing is performed on a closed course by a professional Read More

Procharged Ford GT – Roll Racing and Dyno

September 20th, 2016

When you think about Minnesota and Ford, images of furrowed ground and lush crops may come to mind but this “Star of the North” based Ford can run circles around anyone’s tractor. This is no trailer queen either; the owner drive it all over the U.S. – stopping only long enough to do a little tuning before taking on the local 1/4, 1/2, or 1-mile track. This clip catches owner and operator (Dan) at Street Car Takeover in St Louis, Missouri, after 500-miles of abusive road driving (part of a 7,000-mile week). As you are aware, the Ford GT is Read More

Tesla Model S P100D takes on a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 in a Drag Race

September 19th, 2016

Take a look at this race between the all new Tesla Model S P100D racing a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4.  Both cars have all whee drive and run 0-60 MPH in under 3 seconds.  How long can the Tesla fight off the exotic super car from Italy?   Take a look and see!  

GAS 1000HP Mustang

September 15th, 2016

Whoa! Better than a Bugatti? There are very few cars that make that claim but that’s the scoop on this Galpin Auto Sports (GAS) modified Ford Mustang GT500. At a sticker price that is less than a quarter of the Veyron, this pony car might just be worth a second look. The process begins with a capable enough car in the GT500, it then gets a custom set of wheels and tires that are fitted to a one-of-a-kind aerodynamic wide body kit that is fabricated using all steel construction. The sheet metal work alone may take up four-months to complete. Read More