Modified Whipple Mustang vs. Yamaha R1 – Street Hits

February 8th, 2023

It’s apples and oranges this evening as a Whipple supercharged Mustang GT takes on a modified Yamaha R1 street bike. It takes a powerful car to tackle a performance motorcycle – such as the R1. Let’s see if this Ford has what it takes to win on the streets (of Mexico). The Ford Mustang GT has been upgraded with a 2.9-liter Whipple supercharger. It has a 5.0-liter V8 engine and a manual transmission. In factory shape, the Mustang GT could produce 460hp. With the current modifications, it’s likely making double that. Question is: Can it catch this dragonfly? Featuring a Read More

Apples and Oranges – Modified Yamaha R1M vs Tesla Plaid and McLaren 720S

December 29th, 2022

After taking a short trip to Mexico, these three competitors are about to roll race a souped-up Yamaha crotch rocket against a duo of supercars. Contributing to the entertainment value, this action is taking place under the bright sunshine. Already a fast street bike in stock trim, this Yamaha has been modified in virtually every way possible. It can produce 190hp from the 1,000cc engine. The McLaren features a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive setup with a 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V8 engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. This car is Stage 2 tuned with catless exhaust downpipes. This British ripper Read More

Top Ten Street Races of 2022 – Viper, Lambo, Supra, Vette, McLaren and More

December 27th, 2022

These are the ten best street (roll racing) hits of the past year. Even if you despise compilation videos, you’ll appreciate this short clip of the greatest interstate battles of 2022. Buckle-up. First on the card is a contest between a Corvette ZR1 (7.0-liter engine with performance cylinder heads and camshaft) versus a stock McLaren 720S. This is a close contest that has the McLaren jumping out to an early lead. The Corvette catches up in second gear and overtakes the expensive import in third. Vette for the win. Next up is a three-way clash between a twin turbo Lamborghini Read More

World’s Fastest Production Drag Race – Lucid vs. Plaid vs. Bugatti

December 16th, 2022

This is it! This is the dog’s “paws” for high-performance production drag racing. Gathered here are a trio of the fastest production machines on planet earth. The first two are of the all-electric variety. The third is all forced air induction and internal combustion. Just for good measure, there’s also a souped-up two-wheeler in the mix. We begin with a closer look at the metal. The top seed has to be the Lucid, but full disclosure, the Sapphire is still in the prototype phase. The Sapphire also looks awfully generic – just like the Plaid. The Bugatti on the other Read More

All Motor Supercar Shootout – C8 Corvette Z06 vs. Porsche, Audi and Ducati

December 6th, 2022

Here we have a gathering of the world’s fastest naturally aspirated, rear-engine, rear-wheel drive supercars – and one exceptional racing bike. The top seeded competitor in this contest is the Ducati (15,500 RPM) Panigale V4 SP2. Representing the four-cylinder (1.1-liter) contingent, this top-of-the-line track-focused superbike is capable of producing 210hp and 91 lb.-ft. of torque. At a weight of 429-pounds (with rider), the Ducati can cut through the quarter-mile in 9.5-seconds @ 153 mph. In the runner-up spot is the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. As the most outrageous Corvette yet, the C8 Z06 is equipped with a naturally aspirated 5.5-liter Read More

Street Racing in Mexico – Audi A8 L vs. Corvette Z06, a Blown Mustang GT and Much More

November 12th, 2022

Tonight, we are taking this show south of the border for some roll racing action. About fifty of our closest friends have gathered to go all out on the asphalt. With imports, domestics, street bikes and even a rail job on-hand, this should be utter pandemonium. First up is a roller between a stock Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (supercharged 6.2-liter V8) and an Audi A8 L (twin turbo 4.0-liter V8) modified with an E85 tune. With the cameraman nestled safely in the Audi, the cars take to the interstate. They pull alongside one another and reach 60 mph. The countdown begins, Read More

ProCharged Corvette Z06 vs. Porsche, Supra, Audi, TT Mustang and More – Street Hits

October 11th, 2022

It’s about to get real on the streets of Mexico! A handful of savage street racers have gathered to demonstrate their individual mechanical skills and driving prowess. Tonight, we will witness purpose-built racing machines – in their element and on the street in head-to-head competition. Without further ado, let’s get on the interstate. We have a ProCharged Chevrolet Corvette Z06. This beast of a ‘Vette has a bored and stroked LS motor bumped up to 441 cubic inches. This motor is full of what it takes to make it bullet proof. This car sounds amazing. He’ll be taking on anything Read More

1200HP Twin Turbo Viper vs McLaren 720S and more – Street Hits

October 5th, 2022

This group activity took place in the streets of old Mexico during the wee hours between evening and morning. That doesn’t prevent these competitors from performing at optimum levels. You see, these are prime street racing conditions. Let’s have a look at the machines. The twin turbo Dodge Viper is a bit of a Frankenstein. Garage-built by the owner, this snake has the best of everybody. The engine is built by Late Model Engines (LME) and the sequentially shifted transmission is put together by Calvo Motorsports. The turbo kit if from RSI (Racing Solutions) and features a pair of Precision Read More

Quest for 200 MPH – Mustang GT500 Standing Half-Mile

August 31st, 2022

Palm Beach Dyno has become a leading name in speed – especially as it pertains to forced air induction. Today, we have Ken (from PBD) paying some serious attention to research and development. He will be experimenting with a pair of modified Shelby Mustang GT500s. The venue is the Indiana Half Mile sponsored by SHIFT S3CTOR. The first car, owned by Brandi who will also be taking some turns behind the wheel, is a Mustang GT500 outfitted with a PBD X900S package. The second car is also a Shelby GT500, however it is equipped with the cutting edge CX1600R package Read More

200HP Superbike vs. 1000HP Turbo MK4 Supra – Drag Race

August 3rd, 2022

What has six wheels, 1200hp and weigh less than two tons? The combination of a big turbo Supra and a race grade street bike. Let’s take a closer look. The two-wheeler is an Aprilia RSV4 RF. This thing is cobbled together from a 2013 frame, a 2016 rear swingarm and 2017 electronics. Oh, the body panels are also from a 2017. Premium production components for the RSV4 RF include Olins suspension and Brembo brakes. Built by the lead dog of the Aprilia Racing pack, this superbike is making approximately 200hp and top speed is 197 mph. In the other lane Read More