8-Second Volkswagen Van – Drag Racing from the U.K.

October 24th, 2023

Coming to you from Santa Pod Raceway – in jolly old England – we have one of the oddest drag racing setups imaginable. The guys from 1320 Video discovered this one-of-a-kind creation laying down 8-second quarter-mile passes with ease. Shall we have a closer look? So, the sheet metal is from a 1968 Volkswagen Single Cab van. It has a similar shape to a brick. The tube chassis, with double wishbone suspension in front and rear, utilizes massive horizontal shocks to keep the tires on the pavement. Odd indeed. The engine is a billet 3.0-liter VW flat-four cylinder mounted in Read More

1600HP Faceoff – Audi R8 vs. Nissan GT-R Drag Race

August 4th, 2023

Hoonigan has taken their ‘This vs That’ crew on the road. Kicking it in the Land Down Under, these guys encountered a pair of dramatically modified imports looking to prove a point. It’s Nissan versus Audi in this head-to-head matchup in the 1,000-foot standing drag race venue. Put on your big boy/girl pants and get ready for some fireworks. At a curb weight of 3,680-pounds, the all-wheel drive 2017 Audi R8 is the cheaper sister of the Lamborghini Huracan – same chassis, engine, transmission, etc. It comes from the factory with a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine and a 7-speed Read More

Lil OJ Twin Turbo F-150 Takes on H-Town Throwdown

February 7th, 2023

It seems like Midnight Performance is making their move. Everywhere I look, there are Midnight turbo kits and twin turbo builds. Tonight, 6SixtyStreet ran across Lil OJ. This stunning Ford F-150 – in burnt orange – is a serious head-turner. Check it out. Under the hood (sort of) is an RPG built engine with custom connecting rods and pistons. The turbo kit features a pair of 6466 Precision turbochargers. The interior is factory except for some carbon fiber racing seats and safety harnesses. Lil OJ is burning E85 fuel. Maximum output is estimated at 1200hp. This is definitely a boy Read More

Lutz Built Twin Turbo HEMI Ram 1500

January 12th, 2023

As a tribute to his deceased son, NHRA Top Fuel Champion Drag Racer Clay Millican presents this Ram 1500 pickup known affectionately as “Dentley”. This video picks up as Clay explains the details of this build and a bit about his young son. Under the hood is a 6.1-liter HEMI engine with a pair of 62-millimeter Precision turbochargers. Assembled by master fabricator Jeff Lutz (Street Outlaws), Dentley is equipped with a state-of-the-art intercooler setup and all the best parts imaginable. The transmission is a TCI TH400 automatic with a trans brake and a gear bender. Out back is a Quarter Read More

Import vs. Domestic Street Racing – Corvette, Supra, Mustang, Camaro and More

January 3rd, 2023

All the local heavy hitters are lined up for this evening of intense street (roll) racing action from south of the border. This video tales us down to Old Mexico for some insane street hits. The first matchup of the evening pits a C5 Corvette with a 5.3-liter engine, a Precision 88-millimeter turbo and a Bully TH400 automatic transmission against a Pontiac WS6 Trans Am with a built 6.0-liter motor and a Borg Warner turbo. Despite claiming 1,200hp, the Poncho falls victim to the C5 before blowing his motor and making quite a mess. Next is a race between a 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

Alex Taylor’s 1955 Chevy Heats Up the Dyno Ahead of Sick Week 2022

February 5th, 2022

This video introduces us to drag racer Alex Taylor and her rank 1955 Chevrolet 210. She has brought her shoebox Chevy to Jessie’s Garage in Bowling Green, Kentucky for a dyno tuning session with Ryan White from Holley EFI. This is all in preparation for Sick Week 2022, a weeklong drag-and-drive competition that takes place in Florida and South Georgia. Proudly displaying a natural patina, Alex’s Chevy is powered by a 525 cubic-inch Dart motor with an iron block. The bottom end features such high-quality items as a Crower crankshaft, BME pistons and custom fabricated one-piece billet main caps. Forced Read More

Seven Second Honda Civic Takes World Cup Finals by Storm

December 7th, 2021

The backdrop is Maryland International Raceway. The event is the Haltech World Cup Finals and there is an unlikely hero on the horizon. Competing in the True Street Class, Honda Civic owner Jason Marsh and his crew of Island Boys didn’t come to take part – they came to take over! The Island Boys have built themselves a bombshell of an import. It is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder Honda LS engine topped with a VTEC cylinder head. The turbocharger is a Precision 6785 (67-milimeter), and the transmission is a sequentially shifted PPG dogbox. A MoTec controller keeps all the Read More

World Cup Finals – 6-Second Toyota AE86

November 20th, 2021

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to Budds Creek, Maryland for a look at what may be the fastest Toyota that you’ve ever seen. This Dominican based racing team is tearing up the track and crushing the competition at the World Cup Finals Import vs Domestic. Get a load of this mini monster. Unknown to most Americans, the Toyota AE86 is a sub-compact model coupe produced from 1984 through 1987. Unlike the stock AE86, this particular import is built to kill (on the track). It features a fully built inline 6-cylinder Toyota 2JZ engine with a 94-millimeter Precision turbocharger. The Read More

1600WHP Mustang Cobra Versus the World

September 24th, 2021

Tony’s twin turbo Mustang Cobra is one of the most capable street cars north of the Mason-Dixon line. Without discrimination, Tony has intimidated competitors on the street and strip for nearly two-decades. This outstanding Cobra has whipped turbo street bikes and posted consistent 8-second quarter-mile elapsed times. It’s an all-around street beast. Under the hood of Tony’s 2003 Ford Mustang Cobra is a fully built 4.6-liter modular motor from Ford. A pair of Precision 6870 turbochargers force copious amounts of air into the snake and the transmission is a GM TH400 automatic. Maximum output is 1600hp to the rear wheels. Read More