How to Turbo - Part 1
After buying a Euro car last episode, Marty discovers he has not yet found his perfect vehicle... In this extended episode, we reveal what he got, and show how to make it faster.
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Rallying a Ford Aspire
Accidentally went off-roading in a 1996 Ford Aspire 5 door. I thought one road would lead me to another, but it ended up taking me on some pretty rough terrain. This is only a small bit of the action.
The location is Coulterville, California, on Jackass Ridge I believe (Cuneo Rd).
A few notes on the car- Stock all around, 1.3L and 5 speed, and crappy little half-worn 155/80/13 tires that are NOT made for dirt (These: http://www.pneusfacil.com.br/images/others/profile/Wanli/pneu%20wanli%20S1015%20pic1.jpg ).
John Deer Deisel 300 Runs Away
Starting Brandons John Deer at Avtec in Seward Alaska when It decided to make a run for it! I think we were having alittle to much fun, but got it choked out. A oil plug on the side of the block was forgot and it shot oil 20 feet across the shop, you can kinda see the oil at the end. Good Job Brandon on getting your engine going and providing a highly entertaining moment in the shop!!
1989 SHOGUN Prototype By Chuck Beck
SHOGUN Article and Video by Miguel Caparros
Late last year, Chuck Beck arrived at a car event I was at, not driving his usual Porsche 904A, but this little yellow Bomb. Chuck is known for his incredible Porsche 904A recreations that are absolutely fantastic. Aside from the fact that they look like a 904, these cars can actually be used on a daily basis as they have all the latest technology. Chuck's shop fabricates everything, the quality is beyond reproach, there is usually a waiting list for his cars. He opened his first shop after he left Shelby American where he was one of the original crew involved in the Cobra and GT 40 projects. He opened his own shop in Southern California. I have known about Chuck for a long time.
A crowd gathered around the little yellow car wondering what it was, Chuck was having fun as everyone guessed wrong. Being the show off that I am I chimed in with the correct answer. Chuck then started to explain about the origin of the SHOGUN.
Rick Titus, a race car driver, who had some connections at Ford, brought the idea and some drawings of the SHOGUN to Chuck Beck's Southern California Shop. With some mild blessing from a Ford executive that Rick worked with, Chuck located a crashed Festiva and got to work on building this car. If I recall correctly for this prototype the engine came from Ford via a damaged Taurus SHO that also donated many of its parts to make the whole thing work. The Yamaha built Super High Output engine is a 4 cam with 4 valves per cylinder. At the time the 220 horsepower was stout for a 3 liter 6 cylinder, being transplanted to a car that is 1,000 lbs lighter you end up with Supercar performance. Where the original Festiva engine was located, a radiator and fuel cell went in. The rear seat and floor were cut out and a fabricated sub frame with race inspired suspension went in along with the now mid mounted engine.
This car was a media Super Star from day one, even making the cover of most auto publications including Road & Track. There is no denying that this car was the right Idea at the right time. What was wrong was that it took two new cars to build it. You needed a new Taurus SHO and a new Festiva. Economically it made no sense but what killed it was Fords legal department. At the time that the SHOGUN came out I was peddling around in the car that looked very similar to it, and some said that the Renault R5 turbo was the inspiration for the SHOGUN. Jay Leno used up a little of his Tonight Show salary and bought the first production car from Chuck Beck.
2014 KIA Cadenza - KIA's Newest Addition - Approx $40,000 - Review
KIA West does a walk through of the 2014 KIA Cadenza. This is a brand new car for KIA it is their introduction into the luxury car segment.
Everybody's first impression is everyone thinks it is incredible. The fit and finish is amazing. The first thing you will notice are the 19" 2-tone spoked aluminum wheels. It adds a bit more of an aggressive feel to the car as well as the aesthetics.
Once you get in it you will notice the trim. What they have is a bit of a granite-wood finish. It is a little different than your traditional wood finish. It is much more sleek and modern. It is a very plush and big interior there is tons of room to move around.
The first thing you will notice when you turn the car on is it sounds like a hybrid; you can't hear the engine at all. The engine is gasoline direct injected which means it sprays the fuel directly into the injection chamber which allows for a bigger bang and the long and short of it is it allows for better gas mileage and better horsepower.
This car also uses what is called smart cruise. What that means is this car will actually keep you a certain distance from the car ahead of you. So if that car slows down your car will slow down as well.
This car has a full touch screen navigation system with an SD card so you can load your own maps, and USB drive and an iPod drive. This vehicle has the 12 speaker infinity sound system and you will notice the difference as soon as you get in.
KIA has started to add a blind spot warning system to their luxury vehicles. When you look in your side view mirror it will flash orange if there is someone in your blind spot, if you then out your blinker on it will beep to give you a second warning.
We are all very excited about this new Cadenza. You cannot go wrong with this car.
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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca! - Head 2 Head Episode 3
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Chevrolet's new 2012 Camaro ZL1 faces off against the reigning champion of the pony cars, Ford's 2012 Boss 302 Laguna Seca Edition Mustang. Pro race driver Randy Pobst hot laps both cars around Inde Motorsports Ranch in Willcox, AZ to find out which modern muscle car reigns supreme.
Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1203_2012_chevrolet_Camaro_zl1_vs_2012_ford_Mustang_boss_302_laguna_seca/
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