Tag Archives: Modified

PaxPower is building the modern V-8 Ford Raptor you know you want

The Ford F-150 Raptor is a capable, powerful, and all-around awesome machine straight from the factory. You could pick one up at the dealership and head straight to Baja. Still, plenty of folks miss the noise from the prior version, which was fitted with a V-8 engine. PaxPower is clawing out its own niche market to appeal to those people by turning V-8...

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Why Porsche’s Project Gold 911 isn’t street legal in most countries

Porsche pulled the wraps off of Project Gold, a resto-modded 993-generation 911 sports car to much fanfare last week. The 993-generation 911 is special to Porsche aficionados: it was the final air-cooled Porsche 911, the first to feature twin turbochargers, and it boasted the nameplate's first aluminum multi-link rear suspension. Alas, Project Gold can't be...

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This is a street-legal limo built from a private jet

Some fancy folks like to be chauffered in a limousine. Others with even more cash opt to travel in high style in a private jet. A company called Jetsetter, Inc. looked at both options and thought, why not combine the two? That's how the company came up with the Limo-Jet. The Limo-Jet made its debut at KnowledgeFest in Dallas, which was held August 17-19...

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Behold the horror of this Nissan Sentra-based Ferrari F40 replica

What you see here is a Ferrari F40...if Pininfarina had let designers Leonardo Fioravanti and Pietro Camardella take acid during the sketching process. Thankfully, that's not what happened back in the early '80s (other stuff may have been involved, sure) and the real Ferrari F40 is a masterpiece. The car you see above is not a Ferrari. It's a Nissan Sentra...

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California-based company offers carbon-fiber Porsche 911 993 bodies

Enthusiasts and fans herald the 993-generation Porsche 911, but California-based Gunther Werks seeks to perfect what is widely viewed as the zenith of the 911 range. The company unveiled its carbon-fiber 993 body at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Saturday during the 2018 Monterey Car Week. Alongside the carbon-fiber exoskeleton was the company's...

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EC OnlyOne P8 is a one-off supercar built on Ferrari bones

EC stands for Enea Casoni, an Italian gentleman responsible for bringing his vision of a bespoke supercar to life. The car is called the EC OnlyOne P8, which is a bit of a mouthful. But the styling is very to the point. The car stands out. And when a Ferrari powertrain figures into the mix, our full attention is commanded. Casoni bills himself as a race car...

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Project Gold: 911 restomod celebrates 70 years of Porsche

Porsche isn't done with its celebrations for its 70th anniversary this year. Having already built a highly authentic replica of its very first sports car, as well as unveiling a spiritual successor in the form of the 911 Speedster concept, Porsche on Thursday unveiled a restomod based on a 993-generation 911 Turbo. Called Project Gold, the build has been...

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2019 Ford Shelby GT debuts at 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Visitors to the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday were treated to the debut of the latest offering from Shelby American: the 2019 Ford Shelby GT. After a brief hiatus, the Shelby GT returns to the market with revised looks and more power from its V-8. Available as a coupe or convertible, the car is based on the 460-horsepower Mustang GT but sports a...

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Watch a Barbie Mustang go-kart hit 53 mph

"Fast. Dangerous. Scary. And stupid." Those are the words straight from the builders' mouths. Edwin and Ethan use those words to describe the Barbie car they built that's powered by a dirtbike engine. They use another word to describe the over-powered toy as well, and that's "awesome" because that's what this is. The slightly crazy builders found a used...

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Steeda comes out with Steve McQueen Edition Ford Mustang Bullitt

The folks at Steeda have come out with their own version of the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt that puts a little extra pep in the special muscle car built to celebrate this year's 50th anniversary of “Bullitt,” the movie in which Steve McQueen famously drove a Dark Highland Green Mustang around the streets of San Francisco. The car is called the...

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