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2011 Corvette Grand Sport vs. Matt's Modified C5 Corvette

The Smoking Tire hits the Malibu Canyons with two torch red Corvettes: a 2011 Grand Sport, and Matt's 1998 C5. Matt set out to turn his Corvette into a better drivers car, and we find out if GM's improvements to the Corvette in the last 12 years match Matt's modifications to his own car.


 


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C7 Corvette - Yes, it Really is That Good
Matt heads to Monterey, CA during Pebble Beach week for a 300-mile test drive of the new C7 Corvette Stingray with Z51 package. It's so good it's practically unbelievable, and for the first time ever, Corvette owners won't have to make excuses.





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 www.switchcars.com





How to Wash and Detail Your Car - Part 1/2
The Smoking Tire shows you how to properly detail your car at home without accidentally ruining your paint in the process.





How to Improve Your Old Car's Performance - Part 1/3
The Smoking Tire gets all scientific in this episode, trying to discover exactly how much power can be unlocked from an old car simply by performing routine maintenance.





The Burnout Truck that Burgers Built - /TUNED
Matt Ochoa has spent every dime he has from flipping burgers at In-N-Out on his turbocharged GMC Canyon pickup truck, turning an otherwise humble work vehicle into a quarter-mile monster. So when we called sport trucks "hilariously useless," he took personal offense and offered us a chance at redemption. Will the Canyon change our mind about sport trucks? Let's find out.





Best of the 2010 Bullrun Rally - Too Hot for TV!
We shot a TON of video on the 2010 Bullrun Rally, more than we could fit into our daily videos. Here are the best moments from this year's rally, with tons of never-before seen footage. We find the best pull-overs, the best personalities, and the best driving shots from this amazing, cross-country trip.





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?





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.





How good is a Supercharged Lamborghini Gallardo?
The Smoking Tire finds the best driving road in California and the best car we've ever driven to tackle it: VF Engineering's all new Supercharged Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4. With 760HP and 600 lb/ft of torque going through all 4 wheels, this car redefines fast.





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.....





Is Roush's Stage 3 The Best Mustang You Can Buy? -- /TUNED
Roush's Stage 3 Mustang combines some of the best bits of the Boss 302 and the Shelby GT 500, in a unique package that's tuned to the max right off the showroom floor. But is it the best Mustang you can buy new? Let's 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 Read the story here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/112_0908_chevy_corvette_zr1_ vs_fighter_jet_race/index.html





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.





Twin-Turbo Subaru Legacy: How JDM Can You Go? -- /TUNED
Dave Brown likes to do things differently. So, rather than build an R-STi like everyone else, he spent over two years at his shop Fast of Westchester turning his 1998 Subaru Legacy into a perfect JDM Tuner Car, right down to the rare Twin-turbo engine. This is how subtlety should be done.





Corvette ZR1 Review at the Mojave Mile
The Smoking Tire returns to the Mojave Mile's brand new runway to see how fast America's quickest production car can run the standing mile. On the way, we learn some truths about the ZR1 and the Mojave Mile itself. Also check out http://www.thesmokingtire.com/2011/listen-up-assholes-im-only-going-to-say- this-once/





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