Autos: Enthusiasts

Driving the Rarest and Most Furious Ford

Tuesday  22:10,   02 january 2018
Road & Track

Of the two hundred RS200s Ford UK has built, twenty four were converted into RS200 Evolutions. And only four were used as factory race cars. This is one of them.Ford's Kevlar-bodied mid-engined monster is powered by a 1.8 Cosworth BDS engine that[...]

Is This the Nicest Unrestored 1967 Pontiac GTO on the Planet?

Friday  22:05,   29 december 2017
HOT ROD

When Gary Arvanigian opened the side door of the car carrier, he thought he had made a mistake. The 1967 GTO, black with black interior, looked restored, "like a porcelain Easter egg, it glowed." This Pontiac had to have been repainted.[...]

I Have Determined The Correct Amount Of Horsepower

Friday  18:41,   29 december 2017
Jalopnik

There are often, sadly, engines that have too little horsepower. There are often, disconcertingly, engines with too much horsepower. Through extensive and vigorous testing as an Automotive Journalist, I have determined the correct amount of[...]

Studio X: The Story of Bill Mitchell's Secret Styling Studio at General Motors

Friday  17:49,   29 december 2017
Motor Trend

Bill Mitchell's secret styling studio sourced some of GM's greatest cars and conceptsIt was a cold November morning in 1957 when William L. "Bill" Mitchell, heir apparent to General Motors' industry-dominating design team, strode[...]

Original Owners of This 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 Still Enjoy Their First New Car Almost 50 Years Later

Thursday  22:11,   28 december 2017
HOT ROD

"It was between that and a Gran Sport," remembers John Ewart of the day in March 1969 when he and his new bride, Alice, went shopping for their first new car. We like a guy who has his priorities[...]

How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?

Thursday  00:31,   28 december 2017
MSN

<p>Take this quiz and test your knowledge about car-related acronyms and[...]

1963 Corvette Grand Sport Superformance Continuation Coupe

Friday  22:36,   22 december 2017
HOT ROD

Surrounded in turbulent times, the saga of the 1963 Corvette Grand Sport started in early 1962.In order to meet the FIA's homologation regulations Chevrolet was required to build 125 Grand Sport Corvettes, but only five cars were completed before—in [...]

Frankenstein Diesel! Cummins 1966 Caprice Burnout Machine!

Friday  18:27,   22 december 2017
HOT ROD

In 1966, Cliff and Elaine Friel walked into Harrington Motors in Harrington, Delaware to purchase their first new car. As a recently married couple in the booming 1960s, it's what young couples did.In 1966, Cliff and Elaine Friel walked into[...]

Very rare Aston Martin DB4 ready for new owner

Thursday  17:21,   21 december 2017
Autofile

London classic experts Hexagon Classics undertook $381,000 restorationLondon classic and prestige car expert Hexagon Classics is will be offering the unique Blu Scozia Mk1, just the third right-hand drive DB4 to come off the line at Newport Pagnell, [...]

1966 Corvette 427/425 Big-Block Without all the Frills

Wednesday  18:24,   20 december 2017
HOT ROD

Have you ever made a decision you should regret but don't?Have you ever made a decision you should regret but don't? That's a rhetorical question obviously, because whatever decision you are thinking of we probably don't want to hear it. In[...]

1966 Corvette 427/425 Big-Block Without all the Frills

Wednesday  18:23,   20 december 2017
HOT ROD

Have you ever made a decision you should regret but don't?Have you ever made a decision you should regret but don't? That's a rhetorical question obviously, because whatever decision you are thinking of we probably don't want to hear it. In[...]

Refreshing or Revolting: McLaren Senna vs. P1 GTR

Wednesday  18:23,   20 december 2017
Motor Trend

Which is the hotter track-oriented Ultimate Series?From just about every angle, the two cars look vastly different from on another. The P1 GTR benefits from the smooth, sculpted lines of the standard P1, but features race car bits like a larger[...]

Volvo’s Not Back, it’s Ahead

Wednesday  17:35,   20 december 2017
MSN

The last near two decades for Sweden’s sole-surviving, mass-production car manufacturer have been tumultuous, to say the least. From Ford’s failed attempt at building a luxury brand consortium called the Premier Automotive Group in the late 90s to[...]

Aston Martin Thinks Hypercars Could Save Le Mans Racing

Wednesday  17:35,   20 december 2017
MSN

Currently, only Toyota is still committed to LMP1Speaking to Autocar recently, Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, said officials from the FIA had approached him about potentially changing regulations to attract more automakers. His suggestion? Open[...]

Watch This Corvette Hit 238 MPH in One Mile

Tuesday  18:30,   19 december 2017
Road & Track

That is fast. Very[...]