The 600 HP Hennessey Velociraptor: Muddin - /TUNED
It's raining in Texas, perfect weather to test Hennessey's 600 horsepower Velociraptor truck. Here's the formula: Start with a 2013 Ford Raptor, and add Boost and a disturbingly loud Exhaust. Sounds like a win to us. The problem now is, the whole crew wants Matt to buy one.
The 500 AWHP, AWD, Hillclimbing, Psycho Syclone - /TUNED
We end our fourth season with probably our favorite subject car of all time, Adam Auerbach's GMC Syclone Hillclimber. This truck is what "Tuned" is all about; customized in every way possible, 100% function with form following suit. It's nasty, dirty, evil, and perfect.
This Electric E36 Makes 850 lb/ft of Torque at the Wheels! - /TUNED
EV West isn't like other electric car builders. They aren't trying to save the planet from gasoline emissions, they are trying to build race cars using electric technology for events that can best use that technology. The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with a total driving distance of under 20 miles at very high elevation, is one of those events. We take their Pike's Peak M3 to the Dyno to find out what 400 Kilowatts means in horsepower, then to see how it drives.
The Ultra-Light, 505 WHP AVI Racing Corvette GT1 - /TUNED
Tuned heads to Inde Motorsports Park in the Arizona to meet with the guys from AVI racing who have solved a problem that has plagued track warriors for decades: If you want to go to the track, why start with a street car? For less than the price of a new C6 Corvette, AVI's Corvette GT1 has the racing technology and performance needed to spank some of the world's quickest GT race cars.