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.
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.
Bad Ass Porsche 911 GT2. Brand New from Frankfurt
Our coverage of the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show rolls on with the Porsche 911 GT2. This car has a 3.6 liter boxer engine that pumps out 530 HP with 508 ft. lb torque. It does 0-62 in 3.7 seconds, has a top speed of over 200 mph, and has 1HP for every 616 lbs. of curb weight, giving it a very impressive power-to-weight ratio. For a mere $200 K you can find out just how fast this bad boy really is.