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Custom Corvette ZR1 Drag Races Stock SLS AMG and Tuned Mercedes C63 AMG

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a car to fear on and off the drag strip even in its stock guise. Get some custom parts thrown in the engine bay and you get a full-on monster that will be really hard to hold back.
It’s mostly due to the 6.2-liter V8 LS9 engine under the bonnet that makes 638 HP thanks to a supercharger. When it was launched, this was the fastest Corvette ever put together thanks to various improvements over the standard model.
Now imagine that the owner of the car below wanted even more. Leaving aside his apparent death wish, we must thank him for his resilience and for the fact that he decided to invest in his Chevy. Therefore, his ZR1 now has 720 HP, more than enough for a car that weighs less than the standard ‘Vette thanks to carbon fiber usage on the roof, hood, fenders, front splitter and rocker moldings as well as other changes.
As you can imagine the first car that goes up against it doesn’t really stand a chance. It’s not that the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is not an impressive piece of engineering but with its standard 570 HP and 650 Nm (480 lb-ft) of torque, it’s hard to stand before the mighty American.
On the other hand, there’s another Merc lurking around the track, looking to get back at the ‘Yankee’ for trampling over the SLS and that’s a tuned C63 AMG that we’ve seen before. Thanks to a Morendi-Weistec tune, the sedan now has 700 HP coming out of its 6.2-liter V8. Will that be enough to redeem the AMG name? Let’s see.

Mustang Crashes Leaving Dealership in Classic Mustang Fashion!

It’s not really clear if the Ford Mustang just so happens to be a car that tends to be a little bit cheaper and therefore has more people behind the wheel who don’t really have experience with a powerful car or if there is some kind of quirk with the chassis that causes the car to spin out more often but, it seems like, across the board, the most common car that you see you getting in wrecks just so happens to be the Mustang. I’m not really sure what it can be attributed to but even though the deed is painful to watch, you just can’t look away.
In this one, we catch another bit of sideways Mustang action that has a driver pulling out of the lot that appears to be a dealership. Now, it’s not exactly clear if the driver behind the wheel was getting some service done to their Stang or if they just purchased it on the spot but, in either situation, as they pulled out of the lot, they ended up doing some big-time damage as the car slid into oncoming traffic and got wrapped up in a major collision. If it did so happen that this was the first few moments of ownership, that one is definitely going to be a maneuver that this driver regrets even more. I can already smell the insurance rates rising.
Follow along in the video down below to the scene of the moment that all unfolded, a moment that had this driver wishing that they could push the reverse button and undo every last second of it all. You have got to feel for someone who gets caught up in a situation like this because we don’t want to see anybody lose their pride and joy but, on the bright side, I guess that nobody was hurt in the matter and hopefully, insurance will sort it all out and this driver will continue on and drive onward again!

Super Exciting Movie Scene: 1968 Ford Mustang Vs 1968 Dodge Charger

Here’s a super exciting movie scene for you to check out and enjoy! Watching this scene of six minutes, you’re going to see a 1968 Ford Mustang and a 1968 Dodge Charger.
The Dodge Charger is chased by the Ford Mustang, creating one of the most enjoyable thus best automotive chases in the history of cinema.
If you also want to see if 68′ Ford Mustang catches the 68′ Dodge Charger watch the video presented right on this page and let it enjoy you!

2006 GTO with Kilduff Shifter

The world of automotive modification is truly a vast one that can take you for all kinds of different twists and turns. No matter what car is in question, you never know what kind of custom work somebody’s going to come up with to make it different than the rest of the pack. Sure, on the outside, this 2006 Pontiac GTO might look like others that you have seen before, however, when you come inside, where you would normally find a stock shifter, sits something very different from anything that you’ve ever seen in any other GTO before.
At first, you might think that it looks like something that you’ve seen in a semi truck! However, as we get deeper into it, the owner explains to us what the shifter is all about. Basically, he says that he wanted to add another dimension to this GTO that he wouldn’t be racing much anymore so therefore, in order to make it more fun to drive, he would throw in what’s known as a “Kilduff shifter.” Basically, it allows him to operate as an automatic transmission and also gives the driver the ability to shift gears. It isn’t necessarily a full blown stick shift but could prove to be more fun than an automatic as well.
The owner says that he ended up doing it because he pretty much wanted to just try something different as far shifters go. He says that, when it comes to functionality, it’s really not that great if you want to go fast, however, if you’re looking for something fun to drive on the street, banging gears in something like this could be a great time. In addition, he says that you could just throw it into the automatic mode for any sort of aggressive driving where you want to be consistent. After checking this one out for yourself, be sure to tell us if you have ever seen anything like this and what you think of this custom shifter setup that really gives this GTO a little bit of a twist.

Cop Car Crown Vic Transformed Into a General Lee Dodge Charger and Jumped

All of these years later after the Dukes of Hazzard has kind of faded off into the distance, there are still some pretty major fans out there who are still in love with that bright orange Dodge Charger and the stunts that the boys in Hazzard County pulled off in the car along with all of the other nostalgic memories that go alongside it. When it comes to automobiles that are the centerpiece of movies, very few come close to holding the status that the General Lee has managed to obtain as a household name and, as such, you have all kinds of events still revolving around the following that the show has managed to put together.

This time, we take a journey inside of exactly what goes into creating a General Lee Charger to be jumped. You would think that with how expensive a 1969 Dodge Charger like the one that you see on screen is beginning to become, that these events would be rallying together quite the price tag. However, when you see how some of these things are actually made, you might be in for a little bit of a surprise. In order to keep the fandom going and keep the cost down, it turns out that these General Lee replicas are made out of different cars entirely.

Follow along down in the video below that showcases the process that has one man, who is incredibly close to the Dukes of Hazzard, recreating the iconic Charger out of none other than a Ford Crown Victoria, a retired cop car that there are plenty of. Being able to transform a machine that is easy to get your hands on into a car that looks like a rare beast is truly a gift that will keep on giving as fans will be able to enjoy these jump demonstrations over and over again without all of the cost that comes with a genuine Charger.

Head-To-Head Hellcat Challenge: Challenger vs Charger

Comparing any two cars, even two that should be fairly evenly matched is not always as simple as lining them up and making a hit at the drag strip. While each pass will net you a definitive winner and loser and will give you their performance incrementals, there are factors that can keep any given can from running it’s best on any given pass. From traction to atmospheric conditions to driver skill, any single thing being just a bit off on a run can tilt the advantage from one car to the other, so we aren’t going to just slam the door on the Hellcat Challenger after this clip and say for sure that the Charger is faster. However, in this video and the data in presents, the Charger certainly seems to have the upper hand.
To illustrate the point made earlier though, the first pair up, the first head-to-head matchup between the two cars – the Challenger in the near lane spins the tires noticeably upon dropping the hammer, giving the Charger a clear advantage off the line that he parlays in to quicker elapsed time and the win light. The two cars face off again and the outcome swings the other way, with the Challenger taking the win in the second head to head matchup.
What we have to do here instead of looking at win lights is analyze the data presented. Looking at ET’s, the Hellcat Charger does in fact come out on top with a low elapsed time of 10.65 while the Challenger is a tenth behind with a best pass of 10.75 seconds. Looking at quarter mile speeds, the challenger takes the win there too with a best trap speed of 130.62 MPH, while the Challenger manages a best speed of “only” 129.55, only one mile per hour slower than the Charger. What does all of this mean? In all reality, a tenth of a second and one MPH isn’t a huge difference. If they both ran their best passes side-by-side with the same reaction time, a tenth of a second through the quarter mile works out to a few feet at the finish line, meaning these cars are very much within the term “equals”, though we do have to give the nod to the Charger, at least based on the data presented by this video.

This 1968 440ci Dodge Charger Cold Start Will Get Your Blood Flowing!

Well, this 1968 Dodge Charger is exactly what you need to get your morning started. With Chrysler’s legendary 440 under the hood, this thing sounds simply amazing when the driver fires it up and you can literally hear each cylinder firing individually until the engine starts to warm up and the idle smooths out a little. This car is one of the most iconic hotrods to ever roll off the assembly line in Detroit, and it’s because you could buy it and hit the streets and outrun pretty much everything out there, except the guy down the street who had one just like it. That’s when you’d have to bump the horsepower with some headers and a maybe swap out the rear gears. These cars being carbureted, there wasn’t any way to “tune” them without climbing under the hood with a screwdriver and some wrenches to make the tweaks yourself.
Just hit that play button and sit back and listen as this badass muscle car kicks off the morning with some auditory fireworks. It’s worth pointing out that this car looks amazing too, perhaps even looking sharper than the day it rolled off the showroom floor back in 1968. The Charger has some of the most immediately-recognizable lines of any classic hotrod and the white and black color scheme work perfectly to accentuate the profile. What is your favorite car to hear fire up first thing in the morning?

The Throttle Response On This 4-Rotor Super Boat is Insane!

It’s hard to beat the visceral, wicked sound of a modified rotary engine, no matter what type of vehicle it’s in.
This tiny vessel is crammed full of pissed off four rotor, and even at idle it sounds like it’s ready to rip the driver’s head off. As the driver and co-pilot ease out to the center of the lake, you can almost feel the engine fighting to unleash it’s fury. As soon as they driver throws open the throttle, we get to see and hear what this engine can do, and it’s nothing short of ridiculous!
We have to advise you to crank up the volume and listen as this boat shreds through he water, ripping some ridiculous turns as they let the rotary engine scream, resulting in pure auditory bliss! We also have to give these boaters props for their cool tow van, check that thing out at the beginning and end of the video!

Test Drivers Scramble to Cover the New 2019 Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette C8 After Photographers Spot it on the Streets!

There have been rumors of a mid-engine Corvette for since all the way back in the 1960’s, but it certainly seems like GM might actually be pulling the trigger on the layout change for its flagship car. This would obviously be a major change for the ‘Vette, which has been front engine/rear wheel drive configuration since its release back in the 50’s.

The obvious reason for the change would be balance, putting the weight of the engine, which serves as sort of the pivot point around which the car’s center of gravity rotates, further back should make the car more stable and easier to drive to the edge of its performance capabilities. Lamborghini, Ferrari and most other high end supercar manufacturers have been using this configuration for generations and we see how well those cars perform, so hopefully GM’s engineers are able to take what they can learn from those companies and put their own brand of flair to build a car that’s truly special and worthy of the Corvette badge. While it will never be a Lambo, there’s no denying that when it comes to domestic cars, the Corvette name carries a lot of weight and has earned the respect of enthusiasts around the world, putting up lap times at the Nurburgring – among other world class facilities – that rival those of the much more expensive and finicky exotics.

A lot of hardcore Vette fans may have a problem with this move, but it seems almost inevitable for the lay form to keep evolving and to push performance to the next level. We can’t wait to see the production model mid engine Corvette roll off the assembly line and onto showroom floors, hopefully sooner than later. Until then, we’ll keep an eye out for more spy shots and information about the overhaul.