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.....
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.
Insane Car Collection!
On the first episode of our new sub-series "Collectors Edition," we visit
Canepa Design's incredible vintage car collection. Tons of Porsche 959's,
Ferrari's, Mercedes 300SL Gullwing's, Can-Am Racers, LeMans Winners, and
Steve McQueen's race car.
"The Myth" of Panama's 900 HP Evo - /TUNED
It's the rainy season in Panama, and that means if we want to go fast,
we're gonna need some AWD performance. Fortunately, we've got the keys to
Race Lab's 900 HP Mitsubishi Evolution 7. Now if we can just find somewhere
to run it....
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.
Best GTR launch control reaction ever
Courage is strong in this beautiful GTR Pilot! She took the directions
given to her and just rolled with it!
I love the part where the fear takes over body control, which makes it hard
for her to think straight to let off the gas to make it stop. Hahahahaha
This is by far the best GTR Reaction I have ever seen with for GTR Launch
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
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?
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.
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.
Toyota FT-1 Concept! The Next Supra? - The Downshift Ep. 73
On this episode of The Downshift, we talk with the designers of Toyota's
new FT-1 concept, the car that could become the next Toyota Supra. The
concept was designed by Calty Design Research who has been responsible for
some of the Toyota brands most interesting designs including the FJ Cruiser
concept, 2000 Celica and the Scion tC. Could the FT-1 concept make its way
to market and usher in a new era of Toyota sports cars? Only time will
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Lamborghini Countach vs. Aventador Roadster
The Smoking Tire gets our hands on an ultra-rare Lamborghini Countach
LP5000QV, and can't resist taking it out with the $480,000 Aventador
Roadster to see which is better, old or new.
"Nessa"-An Evo X Done Right
Wanna see more of this Evo? Check it out on the Dyno!-https://www.youtube.com/wa
Tuned by Chris Carbee of SloPoke Racing, I get the chance to drive and
shoot the Evo X of Virginia Beach known as "Nessa." Belonging to my good
friend Sean Khadaran, this Evo currently makes 530 WHP and will make 600+
by this weekend. The setup is good for 1000 WHP! After driving the evil Evo
8 Jasmine the day before, this was a much more laid back shoot. Thanks to
Sean so much for letting me drive his beautiful Evo X, and thank all of you
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EVO X or New STi? Let the Tuners Decide - Garage419
Matt Farah in his 4mpg Cobra and Gene Sanchez in his 40mpg Mini head to
Auto Masters AMR of Mamaroneck NY to find out which is the best of the new
generation of tubro street monsters, the STi or the EVO X. The best on
looks, interior, power, handling, and of course tuning.