Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hotrodding Insanity Infects Swedish Enthusiast

Since the early days of hotrodding, car enthusiasts have been putting together unlikely engine and body combinations. You can call them crazy or out-of-the-box thinkers, but the results have mostly been outrageous machines that have captivated the people lucky enough … Continue reading

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Ferrari P4/5 Competizione Being Readied For Nurburgring 24 Hrs.

At this point in time, you are looking at one of the world's rarest cars, being build number 1 of 1. The Ferrari P4/5 Competizione is an offshoot of James Glickenhaus's roadgoing P4/5, which is a Pininfarina-bodied Ferrari Enzo, also … Continue reading

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S2000 Nitrous Setup Shows Reliability and Consistency

Nitrous oxide systems, specially those that boost engine output by 100 or more horsepower over stock have reputations as risky mods because of the history of engines grenading themselves, sometimes from the first  time the system is used. From Hondas … Continue reading

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Bentley Continental Sets Ice Speed Record

When you hear the word Bentley, the image that comes to mind is a hand-crafted luxobarge that's too heavy to be properly called a sports car. Early this year though, Bentley disproved that stereotype by establishing a new Ice Speed … Continue reading

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Norwegian Hotrodder Opts For Classic Combination In A 1-Series BMW

This Norwegian enthusiast shows us that hotrodding in all its various forms is not the sole purview of motorheads from the U.S., Germany, U.K., Australia, Finland or Japan. Since time immemorial, dropping a big engine into a small car has … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Wagon Combines Old and New World Ingenuity

Tom Divers, who created the custom hotrod featured in this post, says that when he was a teenager, resources were scarce, so they had to learn all the crafts that were needed to make the cars they wanted. Now, customers … Continue reading

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RUF Launches RT 12R With Veyron-Like Performance At 1/3 The Price

Although RUF’s cars use Porsche bodies and components as the basis for their creations, the company modifies the cars so much that they are designated as a manufacturer by the German government in their own right. At the 2011 Geneva … Continue reading

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