Tag Archives: Modified

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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Brabus-tuned 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class turns up the power, baffles with styling

The German tuner Brabus turns Mercedes-Benz products into even more powerful yet still luxurious monster machines. Usually, Brabus does a fair job of subtly upgrading styling as well. Brabus has gotten its hands on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G500 and done a fantastic job of making powertrain improvements. As far as the looks go, we're not in love. First, the...

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Mil-Spec has built Hummer Launch Edition #003, and this one’s for sale

The first one was built to show that they could do it. A customer pre-ordered the second one and optioned it as they saw fit. Now Mil-Spec has built a third example of its rebooted Hummer H1, and Launch Edition #003 is currently listed for sale with an asking price of $239,000. Mil-Spec has produced its latest restored and modified Hummer H1 as a way to...

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Britain’s Bowler plans V-8-powered Defender for the road

Kahn Design isn't the only company churning out high-performance versions of the iconic Land Rover Defender. Here in the United States you have East Coast Defender with some impressive offerings, and even Land Rover has dabbled in the segment. Soon, British off-road racing expert Bowler will join the fray. The company has released the first image of a...

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Saleen Sportruck XR is a hotter 700-plus-horsepower F-150 Raptor

Saleen Automotive, the California company best known for modifying Ford Mustangs and producing the S7 supercar, has a new creation: the Saleen Sportruck XR. Think of it as a hotter Ford F-150 Raptor. The Sportruck XR made its debut at Harris Ford Lincoln in Lynnwood, Washington, last Friday after a teaser on Saleen's official Facebook page. Notably, the...

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Lamborghini Huracán-based Ares Panther will pack 5.6-liter V-10, 650 horsepower

Residents of Modena, Italy are used to seeing supercars testing on local roads, but they've probably never seen one sporting the logo of Ares. That won't be the case for much longer as the coachbuilder and tuner formed by ex-Lotus CEO Dany Bahar has started road tests of a new model called the Panther on the streets surrounding its Modena headquarters...

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Jeep Wrangler 6×6 boasts Hemi V-8 and brutish looks

For former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones, a regular Jeep Wrangler was simply not enough. Instead, he had Atlanta-based Monster Customs create a 6x6 complete with a Hemi V-8 engine and pickup bed. Now, the creation is for sale. Motor Cars of Atlantahas posted the brutish SUV-turned-pickup for sale, and the vehicle has a lot going for it—and it...

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Porsche building its own 911 restomod to celebrate 70th anniversary

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 is now working on a restomod based on a classic 911. Called Project Gold, Porsche is documenting the build via...

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