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'MF Ghost' Is The Latest Car-related Japanese Anime, And It Picks Up Where 'Initial D' Left

’MF Ghost’ Is The Latest Car-related Japanese Anime, And It Picks Up Where ’Initial D’ Left

The sequel to the original Initial D series drops in 2023, and it’s shaping up to be the greatest Japanese anime about cars. Eurobeat intensifies

If you are a car enthusiast, there’s a good chance you’ve, at least, heard of Initial D. The Japanese anime was first released in 1998 and focused around a Takumi Fujiwara – a young boy, delivering tofu in an old Toyota AE86. The story, which was divided into a few “stages”, is being continued by a new series, called MF Ghost, which seems to be picking up where Initial D left off.

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This 1994 Toyota Supra Has Still Got The Legs To Beat Modern-Day Sports Cars!

This 1994 Toyota Supra Has Still Got The Legs To Beat Modern-Day Sports Cars!

Not your typical big-turbo Supra, this 1994 example has been restored to factory specification and demonstrates great pace on the German Autobahn

By now, you are probably tired of seeing 1,000-horsepower, Supras with a big single turbo and a fully built 2JZ engine. If so, this video by AutoTopNL will be surprisingly refreshing as it showcases an EU-spec Toyota Supra Mk IV. Instead of being fully modified, the car has been restored to factory specifications. As you will see, this Japanese classic looks and goes like it just came off the assembly line.

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Hoonigan Puts Two Fast & Furious Homage Cars On The Dyno To See What Power They Make

Hoonigan Puts Two Fast & Furious Homage Cars On The Dyno To See What Power They Make

The dyno battle is the precursor to an epic, Fast & Furious-inspired drag race between a Ford F-150 "Frightening" and a Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX

Hoonigan shows some love for the original Fast & Furious movie by hosting a "Dyno war" at throtl’s dyno where two cars, inspired by the 2001 Fast & Furious movie, put down some epic numbers, worthy of the franchise. Hoonigan brings their Ford F-150 "Frightening", which is a parts bin special with a 2JZ swap while throtl brings out a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX, modified to look like Brian O’Conner’s original car. This one, however, is the real deal, so it should be interesting to see what power it makes. Hopefully, no "danger to manifold" signs pop up.

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The Toyota GR Yaris With Straight Pipes Sounds Like An Epic Mix Between BMW M3 And Alfa Romeo Giulia QV

The Toyota GR Yaris With Straight Pipes Sounds Like An Epic Mix Between BMW M3 And Alfa Romeo Giulia QV

Who knew the Toyota GR Yaris could sound so epic with straight pipes! An inline-three that sounds like a six-cylinder

The Toyota GR Yaris is one of the most bonkers hot hatchbacks to come out in recent times. This Japanese pocket rocket is, actually, a homologation rally car, and although Toyota hasn’t managed to go racing with it, just yet, the GR Yaris already proved quicker than some of the most iconic cars, ever made. Its small, turbocharged, inline-three has one of the highest specific outputs, but, what you didn’t know is how it sounds with straight pipes.

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This Epic Track Battle Between Toyota GR Supra And Acura NSX Will Leave You Drooling

This Epic Track Battle Between Toyota GR Supra And Acura NSX Will Leave You Drooling

Toyota GR Supra tries to punch above its weight by taking on an Acura NSX around Chuckwalla Raceway

Track battles are where performance cars are really put through the test and Driving Line has staged another one. This time it’s an all-JDM track battle between a Toyota GR Supra and an Acura NSX. Both cars are mildly modified and run on the same Nitto NT01 tires to make it as fair as possible while lapping the Chuckwalla raceway.

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The Volkswagen Golf R Mk8 Is The Definition Of a Stealthy Hot Hatchback, And This One Is Even Quicker

The Volkswagen Golf R Mk8 Is The Definition Of a Stealthy Hot Hatchback, And This One Is Even Quicker

The first performance upgrades for the new Volkswagen Golf R are here - here’s how much difference a PCM kit makes

The Volkswagen Golf R is one of the most capable hot hatchbacks, currently, on the market. The Golf, itself, is now in its eighth generation, and four of those have had an “R” version. This means even more power than the GTI and all-wheel drive. The Golf R Mk8 is a relatively new model, but in true tradition, the aftermarket already offers solutions for more performance. Awesome Cars provides a "before and after" demonstration between a stock Golf R and a Stage 1 Golf R.

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Formula Drift BMW M2 Attempts To Go Fast In a Straight Line, But A BMW 318is Time Attack Monster Has Something To Say About It

Formula Drift BMW M2 Attempts To Go Fast In a Straight Line, But A BMW 318is Time Attack Monster Has Something To Say About It

Hoonigan drag races two very different "Beemers"; Both are out of their element on a drag strip

Hoonigan’s “This vs That” has given us some of the most epic drag race battle, we have ever seen. If a build is crazy fast and weird, it’s bound to show up on their channel, and this time, we have two very different BMWs squaring off against each other. The first bonkers machine is a BMW M2 Formula Drift car while the second one is a BMW E36, built specifically for Time Attack. Neither of the cars is meant to race on a drag strip, so it should be very interesting.

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This 1,700-HP Foxbody Is The Rowdiest 1993 Mustang Cobra R You Have Ever Seen

This 1,700-HP Foxbody Is The Rowdiest 1993 Mustang Cobra R You Have Ever Seen

What started out as a 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra was turned into a tire-smoking, drag strip weapon

A 1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra R is something of a collector’s car, which is why seeing heavily-modified examples like this one, is quite rare. However, the horsepower junkies at Addiction Motorsports don’t care about collecting cars, which is why they’ve turned the red ’93 Cobra into a one-of-a-kind, 1,700-horsepower dragstrip-slaying Foxbody Cobra.

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The Mercury Marauder Makes A Comeback As A Blacked-out Lincoln Continental

The Mercury Marauder Makes A Comeback As A Blacked-out Lincoln Continental

The Mercury Marauder is digitally resurrected in the form of a sinister-looking Lincoln Continental by a rendering artist, and we want one

When it comes to early-2000s American performance sedans, the Mercury Marauder is one of the first to come to mind. Produced in 2003 and 2004 (in its last iteration), Marauder was based on the otherwise mundane Ford Crown Vitoria, along with the Lincoln Town Car, all of which were based on Ford’s Panther platform. Since the 2016 Lincoln Continental is the closest relative to either of those, graphic designer, jlord8 has used the luxury sedan to recreate the Marauder in our time.

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Drag Race: Audi RS6 Avant By ABT Vs Ferrari 812 Superfast

Drag Race: Audi RS6 Avant By ABT Vs Ferrari 812 Superfast

Two Germans drag race a very fast station wagon and a V-12 Italian exotic; one gets destroyed

Few things are as straightforward as pitting two very fast cars against each other in a drag race. This time, we are in Germany where Daniel Abt has arranged for an Audi RS6 Avant modified by ABT to go up against a Ferrari 812 Superfast. Needless to say, the two cars are very different, so it should be an interesting race.

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2022 Datsun 240Z "The Lion's Rock Commission" By MZR Roadsports

2022 Datsun 240Z "The Lion’s Rock Commission" By MZR Roadsports

MZR Roadsports does for the Datsun 240Z what Singer does for the Porsche 911. Meet the perfect Datsun 240Z

It’s always nice when there is a company, specializing in restoring and reimagining a certain model. In this case, it’s the team from MZR Roadsports, and their choice of car is the Datsun 240Z – a Japanese icon with a global fan base. What the U.K.-based outfit is doing can best be described as a classic car with a modern twist. It’s safe to say, MZR Roadsports is for Datsun 240Z, what Singer is for Porsche 911, and this is the company’s take on what the perfect 240Z should be.

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This 1977 Ford F-100 Pre-Runner Is An Epic, Sreet-legal Trophy Truck

This 1977 Ford F-100 Pre-Runner Is An Epic, Sreet-legal Trophy Truck

Once salvaged from a roll-over accident, this 1977 Ford F-100 was turned into a V-8-powered thrill machine that loves to go airborne

AutotopiaLA is back with what is, arguably, the most outrageous build on the channel – a 1977 Ford F-100 Pre-Runner. What makes this truck special is not only the fact that it survived a roll-over accident, but also that it is a V-8-powered, street-legal trophy truck that loves to hang in the air.

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A Bold Design Could Foreshadow The Next BMW M4 GTR

A Bold Design Could Foreshadow The Next BMW M4 GTR

An independent Vietnamese designer has done a better job on the BMW M4 than the entire BMW design team

BMW makes some of the best performance cars, but the company’s design language has been quite divisive in recent times. This is especially true for the BMW 4 Series, which is expected to get its most powerful, road-going version – the M4 CSL – in May 2022. While the test prototype has revealed plenty of details, a Vietnamese designer that goes by huy.a.tran on Instagram has given us his take on what a BMW M4 CSL should be, and it looks way better than BMW’s own creation.

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Jeep Debuts Off-Road Concepts For The 2022 Easter Jeep Safari

Jeep Debuts Off-Road Concepts For The 2022 Easter Jeep Safari

These concepts come from Jeep, JPP, and from the 2021 SEMA Show

The Jeep Easter Safari is a holy event for off-road enthusiasts and purists. The 2022 Edition kicks off today (9th April), and the automaker has unveiled 10 off-road concepts for the event. Five of these concepts come from Jeep, two from the automaker’s accessories arm, Jeep Performance Parts, and three that were displayed at the 2021 SEMA Show. Relish the images of these tastefully built concepts:

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