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Watch a Diesel Engine Explode Dramatically on the Dyno

Watch a Diesel Engine Explode Dramatically on the Dyno
I have no problem with trucks or guys hopping up their turbo diesel trucks for performance. I do hate it when they rig the truck to belch black smoke, annoying all the other drivers on the road, and unnecessarily polluting the environment.
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It’s a Rocket! It’s a Car! It’s the Corvette ZR1 Shooting Flames!

It’s a Rocket! It’s a Car! It’s the Corvette ZR1 Shooting Flames!
The Corvette ZR1 is one serious supercar. We’ve already heard about the specs for the Vette, and 755 hp underfoot sounds pretty darn good. Originally, we heard that the ZR1 would pack in 600 lb-ft of torque, but Road & Track is reporting that the beast will make about 715 lb-ft of torque and a 212 mph top speed.
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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Busts Nürburgring Sedan Lap Record

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Busts Nürburgring Sedan Lap Record
Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations took its awesome XE SV Project 8 four-door car to the Green Hell of the Nürburgring and unleashed the orange beast on the track with pro driver Vincent Radermecker behind the wheel.
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The History and Evolution of the Mustang, Challenger, and Corvette

The History and Evolution of the Mustang, Challenger, and Corvette
There are a handful of sports cars which have been staples of the American gearheads’ diet for decades. The big ones being the Ford Mustang, the Dodge Challenger, the Chevrolet Corvette, and the Chevrolet Camaro. Each of these cars has followed a unique path of evolution throughout its history, sometimes paying tribute to their heritage, while other times trying to reinvent its looks and capabilities for a new generation.
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This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg
Russia isn’t exactly known for their cars. Most of the ones I’m aware of are either highly utilitarian, boxy trucks and vans, crazy military style off-roaders, or junky sub-compacts held together with bubble gum and spit.
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Remote-Controlled Nissan GT-R Hits 130 mph

Remote-Controlled Nissan GT-R Hits 130 mph
The Nissan GT-R is perhaps the most precise and predictable sports car on the market. It’s incredibly responsive, and sharp as a tack going around a road course. I speak from experience. It’s like a precision scalpel that makes anyone behind the driver’s seat look like a pro.
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A Devilish Day at the Drag Strip with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

A Devilish Day at the Drag Strip with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
When I drove the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, I thought it probably would be the most powerful production car I would ever drive. After all, it’s pretty rare that you get behind the wheel of a car with more than 700 horsepower.
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Drive the New BMW X3… on Mars

Drive the New BMW X3… on Mars
While I think it’s critical to take any vehicle you’re considering for an actual test drive, it’s kind of fun to see the sorts of things that automakers are starting to do with virtual reality to give people a small taste of what their vehicles are like.
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Takes Nürburgring SUV Crown

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Takes Nürburgring SUV Crown
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is one of the best handling cars I’ve driven in the last year. I’ve yet to drive the Giulia’s crossover cousin, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio, but word on the street is that it’s no slouch as SUVs go.
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Porsche 911 GT2 RS Breaks Street Legal Record at Nürburgring

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Breaks Street Legal Record at Nürburgring
When you talk about the Porsche 911, it means so many different things to so many people. From its fun, yet humble origins in the 1960s, to today’s badass supercars like the 911 Turbo S and the bonkers 700 hp 911 GT2 RS, which just happens to have stolen the record for the fastest lap ever around the Nürburgring Nordschliefe in a production, street-legal car, turning in a time of just 6:47.25.
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Ken Block Burns Rubber and Tosses Gravel up Pikes Peak in “Climbkhana”

Ken Block Burns Rubber and Tosses Gravel up Pikes Peak in “Climbkhana”
Ken Block recently tore through the Utah desert in his Ford Fiesta ST RX43. Now he’s back with another epic action clip, as he drifts his way to the 14,100 ft summit of Pikes Peak, Colorado in his Hoonicorn RTR V2.
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This 1969 Porsche 911 T Is the Automotive Minimalist’s Dream

This 1969 Porsche 911 T Is the Automotive Minimalist’s Dream
Our friends over at Petrolicious get to spend time with some truly exotic and spectacular cars, from beauties like the Jaguar E-Type lightweight to the Ferrari F40. But sometimes a car is less about showing off its looks, and more about what its can do on the road.
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Visualizing the Acura NSX’s Aerodynamics with Smoke and Paint

Visualizing the Acura NSX’s Aerodynamics with Smoke and Paint
The latest generation Acura NSX is a truly impressive vehicle, with incredible acceleration, and some of the most impressive braking and cornering I’ve ever experienced on a track. Like all modern vehicles, aerodynamics are a big part of what makes the car efficient as it zips along.
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10 Minutes of Exhaust Note Bliss

10 Minutes of Exhaust Note Bliss
During a recent charity event in The Netherlands, a number of car buffs turned out to show off their fancy and powerful sports cars, many of which packing engines and exhaust systems which crank out impressive sounds.
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Ken Block Tears up the Desert in Pennzoil’s “Terrakhana”

Ken Block Tears up the Desert in Pennzoil’s “Terrakhana”
Ken Block is one of the world’s most skilled drivers, from his experience with rally and rallycross, to his incredibly precise gymkhana demonstration, Ken is a master at his craft. For his latest video, he headed out to the desert of Swing Arm City, Utah with the guys from Pennzoil Synthetics to carve a path through the dirt.
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