Tag Archives: Modified

Camaro ZL1 quarter-mile times dipping into the 9s

If you just bought a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the chances are good that you're quite keen on taking it out to your local drag strip. The chances are also good that you're willing to see how it does in stock trim after letting the car break in over the course of maybe 500 miles or so. This isn't...

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Nissan attacks the trails with tracks-wearing Rogue Warrior

Nissan is back making tracks again...or more specifically, the automaker has bolted tracks back to its machines. The Rogue has once again ditched its wheels for some less than conventional running gear. The latest vehicle is called the Rogue Trail Warrior, and it appears ready to drive anywhere its...

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‘Scrape’ custom 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe heading to auction

Not every custom build becomes an icon, but this 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe transcended all and has become a superstar. It even has a name: "Scrape." And if you like what you see, RM Sotheby's will see the iconic Lincoln off at the Santa Monica auction June 24-25. Why is the Zephyr Scrape so iconic?...

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The world’s fastest bumper car can hit 100 mph

Bumper cars are designed to move about slowly. You need them to be engineered this way otherwise a bumper car ride would end with plenty of whiplash, tears, and probably some lawsuits. So a bumper car ambles about with just enough speed so that you and some friends can gang up on another friend and...

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Wild Toyota Land Cruiser hits 230.02 mph

Toyota's Land Cruiser is one of the most capable vehicles for going off-road. Toyota, however, has built one that's right at home on a race track. Called the Land Speed Cruiser, the wild SUV was first shown at the 2016 SEMA show, and last week it was driven to a top speed of 230.02...

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British tuner reveals wild 800-horsepower Ford Mustang

With the launch of the sixth-generation model, the Ford Mustang is now a global icon. Sure, the rest of the world has always known about it, but now Mustang fans outside of North America can go out and buy one from their local Ford dealer. Of course, we didn't think it would be long before tuners...

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This 1977 AMC Pacer wants your mom’s number

There's nothing wrong with a 1977 AMC Pacer that a 351 Windsor can't fix. These things came from their Kenosha, Wisconsin manufacturing facility with one of two inline-6s: a 238 or a 258. The latter, more potent mill produced an unflattering 114 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. At around...

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Jay Leno gets a visit from the massive USSV Rhino GX

Jay Leno is venturing into the world of tacticool. The best way to start that journey, on the automotive side, is by inviting guests from USSV into the garage. Those letters stand for United States Specialty Vehicles. It's a company that takes existing production vehicles and modifies them into...

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