1991 GMC Syclone - The Factory-Built Compact Pickup That Humbled the Ferrari 348
The Porsche 911 Carrera, the Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo, the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra R, the Mazda RX-7, the Mercedes-Benz 500 SL, and BMW 850i. All sporty coupes, equipped with plenty of power and performance. What do they all have in common?
Well, they were all driven to extinction by a small, inconspicuous, and dirt cheap pickup truck. The GMC Syclone. Back in ’91, the Syclone was among the coolest vehicles out there that money could buy. With its turbocharged V-6 engine under the hood, this factory-built bundle of insanity was capable of churning out sportscar-like performance figures. While Jason Cammisa from Hagerty, takes us on a tour of the GMC Syclone, we reveal other details about this insane truck from back in the day.
How Much Power Has The Shelby GT500 Lost After 182,271 miles?
When owning a performance car, every bit of horsepower counts. That said, over time, wear and tear takes its toll on performance and some of those horses run away. Of course, it mainly depends on how the engine has been treated, both in terms of driving and maintenance. Mileage also takes its toll on the mechanical components of a car. But just how much power (if any) is lost over time? This “tired” Mustang Shelby GT500 answers that.
Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon
Coming up with a car that can both give you the ultimate driver satisfaction and be a usable daily driver is a tall order. Or at least it used to be. The two contenders in today’s drag race prove that nothing is impossible. The YouTube channel Sam CarLegion has arranged for the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat and Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon to throw down on the drag strip and see, which is the ultimate grocery getter.
The Ultimate Muscle Car Showdown: Old School vs Modern
The Muscle Car really is the epitome of power and performance, and there’s no better way to prove that than running these highly tuned machines down the quarter-mile. The Wheels YouTube Channel put out a video in which old school muscle cars go head to head against their modern counterparts in a series of drag races.
BAD NEWS is Kevin Hart’s Twin-Turbo Camaro Refresh
Kevin Hart sure does love his muscle cars. YouTuber Shawn Davis from Autotopia LA featured his latest build, a 1969 Chevy Camaro, better known as BAD NEWS. The car was originally built by Timeless Kustoms around ten years ago. But ever since Kevin acquired it, he wanted to do a refresh on it. Jason from Timeless Kustoms takes us around this special Camaro.
A Ram TRX Just Raced a Challenger and Some Other Unsuspecting Prey
This Rare, Gold Metallic ’68 Dodge HEMI Coronet Super Bee Is Heading to Barrett Jackson Auction
A gold 1968 Dodge HEMI Coronet Super Bee has is all set to go under the hammer at Barrett Jackson’s 2021 Houston Auction between September 16 and September 18 2021. Craig Jackson, CEO of Barrett Jackson, gives us a quick overview of this very special muscle car from the late 60s.
The Ultimate Challenger Showdown: Hellcat Redeye vs Hellcat
Both the Hellcat SRT and the Redeye are pretty closely matched. We know that the Redeye does have a slight power advantage over the SRT but by how much? Let’s see how both cars fare in this quarter-mile drag race. Both cars featured in this race are the non-wide-body variants. The showdown took place at the Bandimere Dragway in Morrison, Colorado.
A Very Desirable 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T Is Up For Grabs
We can all agree that the Dodge Challenger is one of the most iconic Muscle cars ever made. When you think 1970 Challenger, you probably think of the white 426 Hemi from the movie Vanishing Point. Although only one of the iconic white cars is said to have survived the movie, this plum crazy example, listed for sale at classiccars.com is not just a survivor, but apparently, a brand new car.
2022 Ford Mustang Mach 1 – 767 Edition
767 mph (1,234 km/h) - also known as the speed of sound or Mach 1. Of course, as you can imagine, Clive Sutton was not able to build a Ford Mustang that can hit this speed. He was, however, able to modify the Ford Mustang Mach 1 so it can now develop a total of 767 horsepower. If you are not impressed, keep in mind that this is almost 300 horsepower more than the standard Mustang Mach 1.
An Epic All-American Drag Race Between Three Modified Muscle Cars
Few things are as American as a drag race between a Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and a Dodge Challenger. Carwow of all people has managed to get modified examples of each of these three icons for a good, old-fashion, quarter-mile drag race. All three Muscle cars have been modified and pack some serious power (for UK standards). Who will win this all-American drag race?
2022 Dodge Barracuda: Is It Really Happening?
With the exception of an electric Dodge Muscle car that will arrive in 2024, Stellantis has been awfully quiet regarding any performance models. It seems this might change, as Dodge is rumored to be bringing back one of the most iconic Muscle cars ever made – the Barracuda. Of course, the brand that used to sit under Dodge in the Chrysler portfolio is long gone, so if the Barracuda is making a comeback, it will be as a Dodge model. Here’s what we know so far.
A Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Takes on the Acura NSX in a Quarter-Mile Drag Races
A One of a Kind 1967 Ford Mustang Custom Coupe Cruises Into Barrett Jackson
The Chevy Camaro’s Last Stand May Involve Cadillac DNA and A Blackwing Heart
Chevrolet may be preparing a number of changes to the flagship Camaro ZL1 for the 2023 model year. According to MotorTrend’s sources, Chevy is planning on releasing a new Camaro model that will have the 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 seen in the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing.
This Tuned 1,200-Horsepower Ford Mustang GT500 Is Out To Draw Blood Against The Invincible Tesla Model S Plaid
After obliterating the likes of the GT-R, the Taycan Turbo S, and most recently, the Dodge Demon, the Tesla Model S Plaid faced its next challenger (or should we say, its next ‘victim’?) in the form of a tuned Ford Mustang GT500. The Mustang puts out 1,200 horses; almost 200 ponies more than its electric rival. Just like the Tesla, this Mustang is also a sub-10-second car. Will the Plaid finally succumb to an internal combustion-engined car in straight-line races?
Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Wait For An Updated Nissan Z
The Nissan Z finally made its official debut on 18th August 2021 and you will be able to order yours in spring 2022. With this in mind, a question you may be asking is “should I wait for the updated version?” The Nissan Z, like all other cars, will eventually receive a facelift. Although we can only guess how an updated version of the car would look like, it’s common knowledge that facelifted versions fix all (or at least some) imperfections of new models. However, this may not necessarily be the case with the Nissan Z, so is there really a need to wait a few years to get one?
The Chevy Camaro Z28 Would Have Been a Brutal, Monster of a Car
When we saw the teaser of what looked like a Camaro-based Ford Mach-E competitor, we came right out and said it was time for the Chevy Camaro to die. In fact, that exact statement was based on the fact that Chevy can’t even justify the Camaro’s existence anymore. In late 2020, a new report said that Chevy was considering killing off the Camaro post-2023 when we would get a new-gen model, which was followed by news that the current model would run until 2026, making the current model some 10 years old when it will be retired. We don’t have any updates about that, but we’ve learned that previous rumors of the Camaro Z28’s cancellation are likely true, and a new report says it would have been a brutal beast.
The 2022 Chevrolet Camaro COPO Debuts With A Massive Big-Block Under The Hood
The Chevrolet COPO Camaro returns to the track in 2022 with a new 572-cubic-inch, 9.4-liter engine. The Big Block V-8 is inspired by the original 1969 COPO Camaro, a drag racer designed exclusively for dealers who used the Central Office Production Order or COPO, to outfit cars with the most attainable power from the engine.
You Might Not Like What’s About to Happen to the Chevy Camaro
Back in December of 2020 a report from Which Car claimed that the Chevy Camaro would live on until 2026, at which point the Camaro name could be called off altogether. Now a new report from Automotive News claims that the Camaro will be discontinued in 2024 along with the Malibu. After that, however, things could get very interesting.
This Dodge Demon Proves Why Big Wheels and Low-Pro Tires Have No Place On the Drag Strip
The Demon is essentially a drag racer based on the Dodge Challenger platform. Dodge made this beast for those people who wanted more from the Challenger Hellcat. A Supercharged V-8 is the appropriate engine of choice for the Challenger. Due to high demand, Dodge built a limited number of Dodge Demon’s that took the Hellcat equation and pushed it to a new dimension.
This Cobra Jet 1400 EV Is World-Record Fast
Renowned Drag Racer, Bob Tasca III, drove a one-of-a-kind Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 to a quarter-mile time of 8.12 seconds at 171 mph at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, shattering the previous record of 8.27 seconds established in its debut last October.
Because this new class isn’t that hot yet, the Mustang Cobra Jet has been breaking its own quarter-mile record for full-bodied all-electric racing vehicles.