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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody test drive

Mike Musto takes us for a ride. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody makes up for any shortcomings the previous Challenger iteration had. The tire size has been increased, and combined with the Brembo brakes, that means this Challenger … Continue reading

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Old, abandoned cars in a field

“Honey Hole.” Call it a Field Find. Another “Hot Rod Heaven”. Everything needs lots of work, but that is what it’s all about. [8:40]

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VRS car dismantler

Vehicle Recycling System. VRS Car Dismantler. This video clip shows the VRS Process carried out by a Hyundai HX180 excavator fitted with the Powerhand VRS Attachment. VRS Processing involves separating materials from within the car or vehicle in order to … Continue reading

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69th Grand National Roadster Show

The GNRS is one of the longest consistently running car shows in the nation, now in its 69th year, and in its 15th year at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. Car builders from across the continent compete to build the … Continue reading

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2017 Wheelstand Competition

After a two year hiatus from competition, “Wheelie King” Brian Ambrosini took his place again on the throne of Byron Dragway’s Power Wheelstand Championships. Byron, Illinois. [10:04]

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The 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction

The week long event ended yesterday with millions of dollars changing hands for over 1700 pristine and historical cars. Suffer along with the blonde guy who knows nothing about cars or music. [19:04]

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The Buick Grand National

From 1982 to 1987, Buick (yes Buick) used the Grand National to rise from overlooked GM family sedans, to the maker of America’s fastest, most powerful Muscle Car. The 1987 Buick Grand National Experimental (GNX), took the G-body auto to … Continue reading

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High horsepower motorcycles

These bikes all have large engines to power them, in many cases a V8. The riders are aware of the power between their legs, so they take it easy. Here they are, all recorded with a Kodak potato. [5:48]

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Steampunk Hot Rod

A fave from a few years ago. Mike Musto highlights a rolling work of art. [13:43]

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Upgrading a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

This 1978 Pontiac Trans Am came to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop more like a lame duck than a bird of fire, so our team went to work adding new rear gears, a 2004R overdrive transmission, a roller cam … Continue reading

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2017 Street Machine Summer Nationals

The Street Machine Summer Nationals is a huge Classic, Muscle Car, and Hot Rod event in St. Paul, Minnesota where a reported 7000 cars and thousands of gear heads get together for some high horsepower fun in the sun. There … Continue reading

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Tractor pull engine failures

High horsepower tractors and trucks pull an ever increasing weigh across a specified distance. In that short distance, a whole shit-ton of things can go wrong. [8:50]

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Muscle Car Classics and Street Rods

All the local old farts gather with their friends to show off their crown jewels. There, but for the grace of god, go I. [10:43]

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2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Highlights

Following the 2017 Pebble Beach Councors d’Elegance, the Senior Editors of Motor Trend shared some of their favorite entrants and moments from the lawn and off the ramp. Everything from the #68 ford GT 2016 Le Mans winner, the outrageous … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Jeep 4×4 Utility Vehicle

The original 4×4 utility vehicle by Jeep. First manufactured during World War II, it evolved post-war into the civilian Jeep CJ, and inspired both an entire category of recreational 4WDs and several generations of military light utility vehicles. Today, it … Continue reading

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Roadkill Nights

House of Muscle Roadkill Nights powered by Dodge in Pontiac, Michigan, is arguably one of the best automotive events in the country. Last year, we ventured there in our 1969 Dodge Daytona, but this year we used something a bit … Continue reading

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