Category Archives: automotive

World’s fastest tow

Diesel Power’s Jason Sands pilots a GMC 2500HD and tries to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest speed towing a trailer at El Mirage Dry Lake Bed. [Video is 6:58, started at 4:14]

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’60 Chevy torquemonster – fave

It’s amazing to watch the twist that the car body endures. Monster wheelie

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LA’s obsession with car chases

Through an abundance of freeways, a competitive TV-news market, and morbid curiosity, car chases remain in the public eye. [7:13]

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The fastest lap in F1 history: Montoya at Monza

On his flying lap around Monza in 2004, Colombia’s Juan-Pablo Montoya averaged almost 163 mph. It’s a great sound, eh?

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Crash test with unsecured luggage

Newton’s first law is everywhere. Even in the way-back of your SUV.

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IIHS tests child booster seats

ARLINGTON, Va. — Thirteen out of 16 new booster seats for 2017 earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s highest rating of BEST BET, bringing the total number of boosters on the market with that designation to 118. IIHS introduces … Continue reading

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Sexy tire buster

Shop morale is high but the guys don’t get a lot done. [Video is too short]

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Rocket powered Land Rovers

Firing 50 solid rocket fuel motors within 10 milliseconds of an IED blast temporarily makes the vehicle weigh 120 tons, freezing it in place and protecting everyone inside. Any volunteers?

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Cummins Diesel generator cold start

500KVA Cummins Diesel Generator cold start/backfire, been stood for a while and the temperature was -20C (-4F.) The controller shut it down after it revved up at the end. The generator doth protest.

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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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Truck climbs a crazy hill

The driver must study physics or at least look out the side window for a reference as to where in the hell the tuck is, and what in the hell is it doing.

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2017 Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix

Incredible finish by a couple of over-achievers.

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Extreme CGI police chases and crashes

CGI makes anything possible. Except for the goldfish that died when you were six. [10:36]

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Aussie burnout – fave

This is by far, the most ridiculously outstanding Aussie burnout that defines how all other Aussie burnouts should be done.

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2017 Stadium Super Trucks Highlights

Always fun to watch but where are the best seats? Inside the trucks, of course.

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Fire breathing Camaro

Ray Bulach pushes his GM stick shift record even deeper to an 8.3! [4:04]

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