Giugiaro Mustang Concept (Part III)
J. Mays, VP of Design for Ford Motor Company walks us through the Giugiaro Mustang Concept unveiled at the 2006 LA Auto Show. Classic cues get a new twist with the rear emblem and taillights, while the automated Lambo-doors are completely new and well, just plain badass.
2007 Porsche 911 Turbo on the track
Porsche's 6th generation 911 turbo comes dressed in the new 997 chassis and body, and is the fastest and best looking turbo yet. Its 3.6l twin-turbo boxer engine produces 480 horsepower and reaches 60 miles an hour from a standstill in just 3.6 seconds. Pro-driver Dan Aspesi takes a few laps around the track at Willow Springs and gives us his thoughts.
The Baddest GTi on The Planet!
The Volkswagen R GTi premiered at the 2006 SEMA Show, but it still stands as the baddest example of the MKV GTi around. Lightened, widened, lowered, stiffened, and with 360 hp courtesy of APR Tuning, this sport econo car is the essence of hot hatch; doing 0-60 in 5.5 seconds. But the craziest part of this ride, might be its 2+2 race seating, complete with a custom harness system.
Travis Pastrana: Rally Car Sensation
Eight-time X Games gold medalist Travis Pastrana talks about his early rally car ambitions and his aspirations for the WRC circuit. He also walks us through his rally-spec Subaru WRX STi, fitted with chunky BF goodrich tires, a dog box tranny, Recaro seats, and loads of carbon fiber. Travis shares his personal rally car set-up, speaking about what he prefers when it comes to the front to back wheel power ratio, gearing, and suspension.