Monthly Archives: July 2011

VW Bus Is Typical Hotrodder’s Excess

Typically, a hot rod build involves putting a blown motor on an old chassis, chopping the top, putting some chrome wheels and then enjoying the fruits of your labor. This build is exactly that, except for a couple of minor … Continue reading

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V12-powered MGB Is One Crazy Build

Daft would be the proper term to use for this build, because it would take a crazy sort of mindset to envision a V12 Jaguar engine in an MGB. Factor in a fully fabricated tube chassis and 4-link rear suspension … Continue reading

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24-Meter Long Volvo Is An Award-Winning Show Truck

On this blog, we’ve been featuring all the wild and wonderful builds that result in vehicles that are a joy to own and drive. For this post, we feature a truck build that gives its owner as much satisfaction as … Continue reading

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W165 Silver Arrows Still A Beauty After 70 Years

The picture you see here shows one of four cars that were made, of which only two survive. Built to compete in the 1939 Tripoli Grand Prix, the W165 was Mercedes’ response to a radical rule change by Italian racing … Continue reading

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Audi’s A1 Redefines The Meaning Of Hot Hatches

When one talks of hot hatches and pocket rocktets, we normally think of small, lightweight cars zipping along on 200 horsepower. And the Audi A1 hatchback is a pretty good example of the breed, with a 180 horsepower engine, FWD … Continue reading

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Volkswagen CNG Racers Demo Winning Green Power

As any car enthusiast nowadays will have noticed, green technologies for cars are all the rage with manufacturers and being brought up with gasoline-fed performance engines, we cast an uneasy eye on non-traditional methods of producing the power we crave … Continue reading

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Pulsar GTi-R Replaces Lancia Integrale As Enthusiast’s Ride

What makes a Lancia Integrale owner, winner of multiple World Rally Championships, give up such an iconic car? Decades later, the Integrale has become a cult icon and collector’s car but for a hardcore enthusiast in England, such status was … Continue reading

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