Down South Jukin’ – Texas Cash Days

April 17th, 2024

Speaking with an accent akin to my own, the iconic band known as Lynyrd Skynyrd said they were headed “Down South Jukin’ and looking for some peace of mind”. These crazy South Texas gearheads are after anything but peace. It’s pandemonium they seek in the form of a Mini Texas Cash Days (about a dozen cars) on the streets (of Mexico). Shall we investigate further? Walking past a turbo LS swapped BMW, our initial encounter is with a man in a Silverado pickup. He’s running a 408 cubic-inch V8 motor with aftermarket cylinder heads and a 98-millimeter turbocharger. The automatic Read More

Dodge Demon 170 vs. Modified BMW M5 Competition – 60 to 150 Street Hits

April 10th, 2024

Tonight, we get a look at the new Mopar hot rod. The Dodge Demon 170 is the latest and greatest thing to come out of Motown since Gladys Knight and the Pips. The big reveal will be unfolding on the streets (of Mexico). At a curb weight of 4,096-pounds, the all-wheel drive 2022 BMW M5 Competition is equipped with an all-aluminum twin turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine capable of producing 627hp and 553 lb.-ft. of torque in stock trim. Using the 8-speed automatic transmission, the M5 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.6-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in Read More

C8 Chevrolet Corvette vs. BMW M5 Competition – Street Hits

March 29th, 2024

Running on the streets (of Mexico) tonight, we have a shootout between import and domestic. The Chevy is bone stock and the BMW is only slightly modified for performance. Shall we examine the chariots? In white is the 2021 BMW M5 Competition. Equipped with a twin turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine, the all-wheel drive M5 is capable of producing 617hp and 553 lb.-ft. of torque in stock trim. Tipping the scales at 4,237-pounds, this BMW can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in 10.9-seconds @ 128 mph. Top speed is 190 mph and this Read More

European Three-Way – BMW vs. Mercedes vs. Porsche Drag Race

March 25th, 2024

Far across the pond, somewhere in jolly old England, the Carwow staff have assembled a trio of luxurious sports sedans. Currently in various stages of modification, these European models will line up – side-by-side – and put it all on the line in a series of drag races. This should be fun. On the left is the all-wheel drive BMW M8 Gran Coupe with its 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 engine. At a curb weight of 4,365-pounds the M8 can produce 625hp at peak RPM. In stock trim this top-tier BMW could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7-seconds and Read More

Unsanctioned Street Hits at TX2K24 – Huracan vs. GT-R vs. McLaren

March 20th, 2024

It’s on like hotcakes on these Texas streets tonight. We’ve got a 1,100hp Nissan GT-R, an Underground Racing Lamborghini Huracan and a McLaren 720S. There’s even a pair of Toyotas duking it out in the first race. These Toyotas are both red and both are sporting massive turbochargers. One is an MK4 and the other is an MK5. This should be a wild one. It’s for the Toyota Championship. After the MK4 Supra got whooped in the first race, he rolled out against the Street Science Nissan GT-R. The Toyota is claiming 1,200hp but this Nissan is the daddy rabbit. Read More

MkV Toyota Supra vs. Nissan GT-R – Street Hits

March 6th, 2024

We are headed back to the streets (of Mexico) tonight for some roll racing action. Competing in this high-revving altercation are a pair of Japanese imports that have been modified to improve performance. Grab ahold of something and hang on tight – it’s time to go racing. The rear-wheel drive MkV Toyota GR Supra is powered by a turbocharged inline 6-cylinder mill mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Built in collaboration with BMW, the MkV Supra is a fiery sports car designed with an eye towards performance. Featured in this video is a Supra that has been modified with a Read More

1000WHP Street Shootout – BMW M3 vs. Corvette ZR1

February 13th, 2024

What we have here is a street shootout between a pair of modified monster machines. Both cars are looking good, sounding great and both are laying down a “grand canyon” (1000hp) to the wheels. Take a look. The BMW M340i XDrive sedan is powered by a turbocharged and intercooled inline 6-cylinder engine supplemented by an electric motor inside the 8-speed automatic transmission. The hybrid motor is supplied power from a 48-volt battery under the trunk. In factory condition, the M340i makes only 382hp and 369 lb.-ft. of torque. Featured in this video is a BMW that has been upgraded with Read More

Modified BMW M4 vs. BMW M1000RR Superbike – Drag Race

February 1st, 2024

Someone is about to get frostbite. Between the bitterly cold ambient temperature and the breeze-wake that these extraordinarily fast machines can leave behind, it’s inevitable. What we have here are two machines from the came automaker. While they are both manufactured with a similar degree of craftsmanship, they are very different in design. The four-wheeler is the BMW M4. This 3,913-pound coupe features a turbocharged 503hp inline six-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive from the factory. Obviously, the Beemer will need more than that to hang with that street bike. Modifications to the BMW M4 include an upgraded turbo kit, high-performance Read More

Modified Toyota Supra vs. Mustang GT500 and Hellcat – Street Hits

January 27th, 2024

This little Toyota is angry. I have no idea what got him that way, but he’s plenty mad. He’ll be taking out his rage on an assortment of automobiles – import and domestic. Insert your mouthpiece and buckle your chin strap, this one is about to get real. Our initial contest will involve the aforementioned 2022 Toyota Supra. Mods include a performance exhaust downpipe and an E50 tune. The furious Supra will be racing an Infiniti Q50 with full bolt-ons. This is a close race with Toyota taking a narrow win at 160 mph. The Supra dominates the second hit. Read More

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs. BMW M3 Competition – Street Hits

January 26th, 2024

Tonight, we get right in the wheelhouse for European road cars. There will be roll racing on the interstate in Mexico. Top tier hot rods from Mercedes-Benz and BMW will slug it out in the cool night air as street racers gather and do what street races do. In the left lane is the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507. So, the 507 variant of the AMG C63 means special forged rims and a 507hp 6.2-liter naturally aspirated all-aluminum V8 engine. This rear-wheel drive coupe can accelerate from 0 t0 60 mph in 3.9-seconds and turn the standing quarter-mile in 12.3-seconds Read More