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.
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.....
STILLEN Nissan GTR and Inside STILLEN Tour
The Smoking Tire visits the headquarters of Steve Millen Sportparts, better
known as STILLEN, and take an inside look at how STILLEN produces their
high-quality aftermarket parts. We then get a ride in the STILLEN Nissan
GTR with the man, Steve Millen himself.
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.
The $25,000 Challenge: BMW E46 M3 vs. Ford Fiesta ST
The BMW E46 M3 is regarded as one of the best drivers cars of all time, and
they can now be had for under $25,000. In our opinion, the Ford Fiesta ST
is the best new car you can buy for under $25,000. So, which is better? We
hit the canyons with both to find out.
Ford GT Inspection: Should we buy or not?
Today I'm traveling to Pittsburgh, PA for the day to inspect a Ford GT
before a potential purchase for a client. Lots of research was done prior
to my trip, but I need to verify the fact in person before giving my
recommendation or encouraging the buyer to walk away. Let me know your
thoughts...should it be a buy or a walk? (based solely on condition. Price
is obviously still remains to be determined)
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.
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.
Strange day in a Genesis Coupe V6
The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah meets a weird French Chef who takes him on a
road trip to Santa Barbara in the Hyundai Genesis Coupe to find fresh
ingredients and wine for a meal. Then things start getting strange. Don't
play with knives in a moving car, kids.
Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS Review
The Smoking Tire heads out to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch and
Switchcars.com to test out the baddest street Corvette ever, the Pratt &
Miller Corvette C6RS. For more information about the C6RS, visit
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
BMW X6M: Ridiculous fast, and... ridiculous.
The Smoking Tire caps off our Ultimate BMW Road Trip with a private day at
BMW's test track in Spartanburg, SC. Since we've already tested the M3 and
1M, we take the X6M Crossover on the track to see if there is something
it's actually useful for. We are surprised.