Monthly Archives: August 2011

700 Horsepower Factory Cars Also Made In The 60s

While the original Chrysler Hemi is more known as the the muscle car engine of choice from the 60s, it is by no means necessarily the greatest, as Chrysler itself banned this competitor engine from stock car racing because of … Continue reading

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MRC800 Is Candidate For The Ultimate Sleeper

Station wagons used to be the conveyance of choice for the family man until minivans and SUVs turned the market on its ear and the station wagon faded from public consciousness. But this is not the case in Europe, where … Continue reading

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Mazda Components Married To Produce A 7-Second Drag Car

All too often, mainstream media gets fixated on modified cars from Europe, Japan or the U.S. But even before the advent of the Internet, enthusiasts all over the world have been turning out interesting, if not crazy, builds based on … Continue reading

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Lightly Modded Pickup Beats Unlimited Diesel Speed Record

Grow it, burn it, go fast! That’s what you’ll see on the front page of Hajek Motorsport’s website. That’s because owner Brent Hajek is a soybean and maize farmer who’s proving that high performance and biofuels are not contradictory terms. … Continue reading

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Remembering The Ruf CTR3’s Forebear

The Ruf CTR3 is a unique car, boasting extreme performance, power and unfortunately, pricing. But the CTR moniker would be nothing if not for the original, which was nicknamed Yellowbird. The work of tuner of Alois Ruf, this car was … Continue reading

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Ugly Duckling Transformed Into Outstanding Goat

Like it or not, American hotrodders and their cars offer unique perspectives in automobile tuning, which reflects on their unique culture and practical nature. Our featured car here was commissioned by Raybestos Brakes, an aftermarket parts company. Built for a … Continue reading

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Remake Of One Great Sports Car Nipped In The Bud

A lot of very nice cars are out of production now, with their original manufacturers refusing or constrained to produce their modern-day equivalents. Such a case is the iconic Lancia Stratos, the mid-engine quasi-supercar from the 70s which was powered … Continue reading

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