The 180 MPH 1969 Dodge Daytona: "Project Angrier"
The Smoking Tire heads to East Hampton to terrorize yuppies in the baddest
muscle car around: Mr. Angry's 1969 Dodge Daytona. Blasphemous to some,
envied by others, this is one tire-shredding muscle machine we'll take in
our garage any day.
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.
Super Wagon Drag Race! Cadillac CTS-V vs Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG - Head 2 Head Episode 4
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Jonny Lieberman pits the supercharged 2011
Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon against the twin-turbo 2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Wagon. Witness
the mother of all mommy-mobile matchups, capped off with a 150MPH half-mile
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2011 Jaguar XKR 175 - The Best GT Car On Earth?
The Smoking Tire takes the Jaguar XKR 175 to a closed road in the middle of
the desert to test its performance capabilities when pushed to the limit.
Is this the best value in supercars ever? That's what we're going to find
Desert Shootout! 2011 Cadillac CTS-V vs 2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo vs 2011 BMW X6 M
Senior Editor Jonny Lieberman kicks up some dust with three mutant ninjas -
the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V, the 2011 Porsche Panamera turbo and the 2011 BMW X6 M.
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Shot by: Mike Suggett & Duane Sempson
Edited by: Mike Suggett
Can a Nissan Versa beat a Corvette?
Matt always buys impractical cars and tries to justify them as practical,
even though they are far from it. Dan makes him put his money where his
mouth is by holding a practicality challenge against the most practical car
in the US: a base Nissan Versa.
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.
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
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Air Suspension - Can You Really Have it All?
In the past I've thought of air suspension as a modification reserved for
trucks, low riders, and show cars. But what about sports cars? Is it
possible to have the look you want at a show, the handling you want at the
limit, and the practicality of clearing speed bumps and driveways? The guys
from Accuair Suspensions say there is, so we put their Audi S4 to the test.
Project Fox Mustang Is Nearly Done!
Matt makes a long-overdue trip to Maximum Motorsports in San Luis Obispo,
CA, to check on the status of the Mustang. It's nearing completion and
we get a look at all the fun parts in the car!
To make your Mustang go
around corners like a boss, hit up Maximum Motorsports at:
CRS Rally School and Mistubishi Lancer Comparison Test
The Smoking Tire attends the California Rally Series' School in Ridgecrest,
CA, to learn how to compete in Rally America and California Rally Series
Events (hint, hint). While there, we take the opportunity to find out if
the Lancer Ralliart is worth the extra money over the Lancer GTS by
flogging them in the dirt.
710 HP STaSIS Engineering R8 V10 Spyder
The Smoking Tire hits the canyons with one of the fastest Audi's on the
road: Stasis Engineering's Supercharged R8 5.2 FSI. Matt Farah wrings out
the red Spyder on an empty canyon road, proving that no amount of horsepower is ever too much.