Autos: Enthusiasts

Watching Fuel Explode in a Transparent Engine Is Amazing

Monday  16:21,   06 february 2017

We've been fans of Smarter Every Day ever since host Destin Sandlin broke his brain riding a backward bicycle. In this episode, he visits the home workshop of two guys who make cool things out of lawnmower engines, including cutting apart four[...]

Classic Ferrari locked away for decades inside Hollywood apartment

Friday  17:06,   03 february 2017

The car was literally stored away inside a one-bedroom apartment in West Hollywood, California, is a totally different matter. That's exactly where the new owner of this Ferrari 250 GT PF Coupe found his new project.Petrolicious has the full story[...]

20 Trend-Setting Mopars From Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson!

Friday  16:52,   03 february 2017

2016 was a rough year on so many levels: the unexpected passings of Prince and Princess Leah; Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced it would halt building automobiles in the U.S.; and a rough, Pyrrhic-like election with no winners and no survivors. [...]

2004 Ford F-450 Xplorer Xcursion Is a Cummins-Powered Room With a View

Friday  16:51,   03 february 2017

Diesel Digs –Cummins Power Makes this Ford Is a Hardcore Overlanding VehicleCarl Montoya’s ’04 Ford F-450 Xplorer Xcursion RV is a running, driving, Cummins-powered freedom machine that carries him over territory few motorhomes would ever be able to [...]

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle 300 L79 Looks Like a Taxicab But Runs Like a Beast

Friday  16:51,   03 february 2017

If a guy orders a new 1965 four-door Chevelle 300 with a four-speed transmission and a 327/350-horse L79 engine, logs more than 600 (and counting) quarter-mile passes, and keeps it for 52 years, he is allowed to paint up his grille to create four[...]

Every Driving Enthusiast Needs a Jeep

Thursday  21:05,   02 february 2017

Every true driving enthusiast needs to own a Jeep at some point in his or her life . A bold and ridiculous recommendation? Perhaps, but there’s justification for this lunacy.To be fair, much of the rationale listed here can apply to any rugged,[...]

Saga of a Fanatically Detailed 1948 Chevy Pickup

Thursday  18:06,   02 february 2017

The saga of Dermie Close and his 1948 Chevy 3100 starts out not all that different from a thousand other classic truck owner’s stories, but it takes on an unusual fanatical twist partway through, a twist that made it take over 20 years to complete.[...]

2017 Grand National Roadster Show America’s Most Beautiful Roadster is…1936 Packard from Hollywood Hot Rods

Thursday  17:22,   02 february 2017

Another one is in the books…America’s Most Beautiful Roadster for 2017 the 68th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Grand National Roadster Show presented by Meguiar’s Custom Car Products was shown, judged and selected. Kudos go to the Mulholland Speedster.[...]

Check out the Unique History of This 1970 Ford Torino GT 429

Thursday  17:21,   02 february 2017

Imagine struggling up the steep I-5 Grapevine north of Los Angeles in the early 1970s and getting passed by a bright orange 1970 Torino GT. Such an occurrence might not be surprising depending on what you were driving at the time, as plenty of[...]

2017 Grand National Roadster Show Hosts the 12th Annual Grand Daddy Drive-In presented by Street Rodder

Wednesday  17:21,   01 february 2017

There is more than one show worth seeing at the 68th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts presented by Meguiar’s Premium Car Care Products at the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, California this weekend. If you think you are going to get a break from the hectic[...]

Two Rare Mopar Aero Warriors Found Hidden in a Hay Barn

Wednesday  16:35,   01 february 2017

That was an email I got from a guy named Tom. And I actually had known of a few cars north of me that could fit that description, but I asked him to clarify which ones. He went down a list of what the cars were and where they currently were[...]

SNEAK PEEK! Over 200 Shots From the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show Before It Opens

Tuesday  17:46,   31 january 2017

We’ve scoured the entire 2017 Grand National Roadster Show to bring you the first images from the overwhelming new show cars and hot rods this year. Yes, there are a few roadsters at the 68th annual event, but the “Roadster Show” is really a general [...]

This 1957 Chevy Bel Air Was Junk Once, But Look At It Now

Tuesday  17:37,   31 january 2017

The name of Don Evenson’s 1957 Chevy is spelled out phonetically on the rear tag. WUZJNK. Those six letters tell the whole story of what Don’s Tri-Five was like when the project began, but the part of the story before that, and the part after that,[...]

Jim Hall and the Chaparral 2J: The Story of America's Most Extreme Race Car

Monday  17:51,   30 january 2017

Jim Hall's Chaparral built some of the wildest and most creative race cars ever seen. We visited Hall to see the amazing 2J and witness his first drive in it in 30 years.Who knows what the crowd must have thought. Who knows what the other[...]

SpeedKore’s 1970 ‘Cuda is a 700hp Menace

Monday  17:05,   30 january 2017

In its short history, SpeedKore Performance Group has made a name for itself by building high-end, high-power muscle, with an emphasis on classic Mopars. Their latest build, this 1970 ‘Cuda, belongs to SpeedKore co-owner Jim Kacmarcik, so of course[...]