Lamborghini vs. Turbo Ford GT vs. Audi R8 Supercharged
The Smoking Tire heads out to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in a 370Z Roadster to find out which car can attain the highest speed on Spring Mountain's 2.7 mile road course. Can Matt Farah, driving a Lamborghini LP550-2, outgun a Twin turbo Ford GT and a Supercharged Audi R8? We will see.
Art Morrison 1955 Chevy Bel Air - Faster Than a Ferrari?
The Smoking Tire hits Supercar Sunday and the canyons with the Art Morrison
1955 Bel Air, one of the best handling hot rods around. We toss this 55
year-old car through some of the tightest curves in California to find out
if there really is such a thing as a Hot Rod for drivers.
The Jaguar XF-RS HATES tires
The Smoking Tire finds a remote corner of the Mojave desert to test the
fastest four-door Jaguar money can buy, the XF-RS. It has a 550 HP
Supercharged V8, a sticky set of tires, and a giant wing, but is that
enough to unseat the M5, Audi's RS7, or the E63 from the top of the sedan
Can a big Lexus be fun?
Matt takes the Lexus LS460 F-Sport in the one place you'll probably never
see one: the canyons. Time to find out if Lexus's newest full size luxury
car is deserving of its F-Sport badge.
What happened when this Evo chased a Porsche?
The Smoking Tire heads out to Willow Springs International Raceway to test
a friend's Mitsubishi Evo X, tuned by Road Race Engineering. Is the Evo
quick enough to keep up with a Porsche 996 Cup Car? We'll see.....
The Man Who Defines Lamborghini: Valentino Balboni - /DRIVEN
It's rare to find one person who can define an entire automotive brand.
With Lamborghini, one can only look at Valentino Balboni. Starting as an
intern with the car company, he moved his way up to test driver, driving
more Lamborghinis than anyone else on the planet. Now, he's a living
legend who defines and represents one of the greatest super car companies
in the world, Lamborghini.
Team Black Magic - 2010 BullRun Day 5
The Smoking Tire becomes Team Black Magic for the 2010 Bullrun Rally from
New York to Las Vegas. We take a 2011 Shelby GT500 on the ultimate dream
road trip, courtesy of www.blackmagicshine.com
Pantera: Restore or Pro-Tour
The Smoking Tire takes to the canyons with TWO beautiful Detomaso
Pantera's. One is a highly original car with a big-dollar concours
restoration, the other is a completely customized SEMA build by the
legendary Ringbrothers. Which way would you have it?
1500+hp Ford GT at PBIR Super Car Experience, massive exhaust flames
Ford GT built by Performance Power, www.performancepoweronline.com -
250mph+ top end! Holder of the World standing mile record of 252.97mph,
March 14, 2010.
First ever street car to go over 250mph in the standing mile.. Holder of
the Guinness World Record, June 17th, 2011
The Legend: Turbo Buicks
The Smoking Tire heads out to Fontana, CA for a drag strip meetup with the
guys from turboBuick.com and learns
about the one-time "fastest car in America," the Buick Grand National.
What does a 1500HP Porsche Turbo feel like?
Matt is handed the keys to the Evolution Motorsport "Mayhem" 997 turbo and offered a single pull down the runway.
This is what it's like to make that pull with zero practice.
Filmed at Shift S3ctor Airstrip Attack www.shift-s3ctor.com
How far can a diesel Audi go?
The Smoking Tire attempts to drive 550 miles from the Redondo Beach pier to
the Grand Canyon on a single tank of fuel in the Audi A3 TDI. We also
compare the A3 TDI's lap times at Adams Motorsports Park to our other hot
Aston Martin Vanquish - An Owner's Perspective
As someone who has owned a first-generation Vanquish for the last 9 years,
Matt knows a thing or two about what to expect from the Vanquish nameplate.
Does the all-new 2014 Vanquish deliver? We'll find out.