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It is Criminal That This McLaren P1 GTR has Never Seen a Race Track and This is Your Opportunity to Fix That  It is Criminal That This McLaren P1 GTR has Never Seen a Race Track and This is Your Opportunity to Fix That 

It hurts my heart to read that this custom ordered three-year-old McLaren P1 GTR hypercar has never set tire to race track, and has never been driven in anger. The odometer reads just 120 miles, and the listing at Canepa.com specifically states “never raced or tracked” which is a travesty. While the P1 GTR isn’t…

Bugatti Might Make an Electric Luxury Sedan Based On the Porsche Taycan: Report Bugatti Might Make an Electric Luxury Sedan Based On the Porsche Taycan: Report

As long ago as the Paris Motor Show last fall, Bugatti president Stephan Winkelmann has been talking about expanding the Bugatti lineup, but has been cagey about what might be coming. How can you possibly follow up the $3 million Chiron, the $5.8 million Divo, and the $12.5 million La Voiture Noire? According to Car,…

There was a bit of rain at Sebring during the 12 hour race this weekend, but thankfully it wasn’t as bad as the wetness in 1965. Back then, Jim Hall and Hap Sharp won in a Chapparal 2A by a 4 lap margin.

This French Van From the 1950s is the Mobile Storefront Every Small Business Needs Today This French Van From the 1950s is the Mobile Storefront Every Small Business Needs Today

There is a certain prestige added to your brand that comes with a vintage shuttle repurposed as company notice-me vehicle. Whether it be an old Unimog or a Volvo C303. Whether you have an upstart vintage jeanshort sales consortium, a holistic bath bomb atelier, a new upstart watches-for-dogs boutique, or you are an …

Show Us Your Forever Car Show Us Your Forever Car

A few car friends and I have recently been discussing the concept of a “forever car” and whether it exists for every car-minded enthusiast. It’s something along the same lines as a soul mate. Do you believe in soul mates? You might believe in forever cars, too. And if you do believe in forever cars, do you have one? A…

Vaughn Gittin Jr Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With An Impressive Clover Leaf Drift Vaughn Gittin Jr Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With An Impressive Clover Leaf Drift

A small section of Interstate 820, a loop around Ft. Worth, Texas, was closed down for this stunt, and to all of the people inconvenienced in the middle of the night I’m sorry, but it was worth it. I’ve dreamed of being able to drift a cloverleaf, and have been known to do a couple laps trying to perfect my apexes and…

This Is The One True Engine Of Incredible Exhaust Sounds This Is The One True Engine Of Incredible Exhaust Sounds

It’s amazing that in the decades since Porsche built the giant flat-twelve engines in the Le Mans-winning 917 racers of the late 60s and early 70s, mankind has not been capable of making a more aurally pleasant engine. The prophecy was foretold that one true best-sounding engine would come, and it did. Porsche nailed…

Ken Block's Escort Cosworth Motor Blew Up On Rally Debut

Ken Block’s Cossie World Tour is exactly what I would be doing if I were him. He’s a pretty talented rally driver, considering he started so late in life, and he doesn’t want to worry about running a full series, so he’s just doing the events he wants to do in the car he has always loved. That’s the definition of…

A Collection of Totally Rad Cars Seized in an Oklahoma Pot Bust are Going to Auction A Collection of Totally Rad Cars Seized in an Oklahoma Pot Bust are Going to Auction

Kong Meng Vang, who also went by Steve, was a simple Oklahoma automotive enthusiast and owner of Vang’s Dyno Performance in Tulsa. He clearly had quite an affinity for JDM cars, having a number of rare 1990s performance oriented imports. Following his arrest in 2018 for possession with intent to distribute 1500 pounds…

Formula One Season Opener In Australia Just More of the Same Formula One Season Opener In Australia Just More of the Same

If you truly enjoyed the 2018 season of Formula One, you’re in luck, because 2019 started with more of the same. Mercedes is fast, but even faster this time. Ferrari is still screwing up a decent race with pants calls from the pit wall. Red Bull is happy to salvage a podium with Honda engines.

The Alfa Romeo 33 Spider Cuneo was a Paulo Martin-designed concept unveiled at the Brussels motor show. Based on the Tipo 33 race car, the concept has a fully functional 230 horsepower 2-liter V8, and weighs just over 1400 pounds. It looks like the kind of car a Speed Racer antagonist would drive. Or a brick of…

Watch an Engine Run With a Wood Cylinder Head for the Sake of Science

We all love weird science experiments. I’m personally a real big fan of the crazy stuff those Garage 54 guys do. One time they made some pistons out of wood, and the results were pretty great. But what happens when the other end of the combustion chamber is made out of a stationary block of wood? That’s what …

The Ferrari F8 Tributo Uses a Bunch of Aero Tricks to Make it Faster Than Ever The Ferrari F8 Tributo Uses a Bunch of Aero Tricks to Make it Faster Than Ever

For decades automotive aerodynamics were viewed almost as an act of the dark arts. Progress in this arena has been slow and plodding, but it finally feels like we’ve reached the pinnacle of the science. Generational improvements still occur, but it’s reached a certain point of diminishing returns. That is, unless…

Charlie Whiting, Formula One Race Director, Dies At 66 Charlie Whiting, Formula One Race Director, Dies At 66

A statement from the FIA this evening has confirmed that Formula One race director Charlie Whiting has passed away just days before he was scheduled to direct the Australian Grand Prix this weekend, as result of a pulmonary embolism. Whiting has been race director for the sport for 22 years, literally the entire time…

Mid-Engine Corvette Plagued With Delays, Could Launch By This Summer With a Very Corvette Price Mid-Engine Corvette Plagued With Delays, Could Launch By This Summer With a Very Corvette Price

Last December we all found out that the coming mid-engine Corvette was in need of a revamp that required a delay of at least six months before the car would be ready for production. Allegedly there were three issues with the C8-generation car that needed to be dealt with before it could reach the hands of the…

I regret to inform all of you “overlanders” that Scion was doing the roof top tent thing at SEMA all the way back in 2008. This thing has a fridge, a stove, a sink, room to store fire wood, and a bike rack. Of course. This is the most practical car to ever be shown at SEMA. It can’t be beat.

Patina Is Good, and This Harley-Davidson Barn Find is the Proof Patina Is Good, and This Harley-Davidson Barn Find is the Proof

If you’re ever lucky enough to find something old and cool in a barn somewhere, this bike is proof that you should absolutely keep it as you found it, refreshing everything so it works again, and leaving well enough alone. Having sympathy for the machine and its hard years on this earth, that’s exactly what Full Moon…

Last week Junichi Tanaka, founder of Jun Auto Mechanic, died as a result of complications from cancer at 76 years old. Tanaka was at the forefront of Japanese performance for years, first as a Nissan L-series engine ace and later expanded to building any number of engines into four-digit horsepower monsters. Jun…

A Custom Shop In Belarus Built This Porsche Boxster With ZAZ Bodywork A Custom Shop In Belarus Built This Porsche Boxster With ZAZ Bodywork

Shif Custom will build you the motorcycle of your dreams in Belarus. Judging by the shop’s completed projects, the artists there are quite adept at custom metal work. I particularly like the Ducati Bastardo and Shif Planeta Sport completed projects. The shop doesn’t look to build cars all that often, but when they do,…

Harley-Davidson's LiveWire Performance Numbers Are Better Than Expected Harley-Davidson's LiveWire Performance Numbers Are Better Than Expected

When Harley unveiled the production-ready LiveWire electric bike at CES in early January, we were all focused on the Wisconsin brand’s pricing strategy. With an MSRP of $29,799, and a whole lot of estimates, question marks, and TBAs when it came to the bike’s ultimate performance, we were forced to assume the worst.…

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