Category Archives: Race Ride

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Lets You Race on a Budget

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The Porsche Cayman GT4 is already fan favorite among driving enthusiasts. With a naturally aspirated 3.8-liter flat six-cylinder engine that produces 385 horsepower and a manual transmission, it’s Porsche fan’s fantasy. However, up until now, the Cayman GT4 has been a road car its only competition would be track days. That will all soon change, as Porsche will now offer a Clubsport package that ups the Cayman GT4’s racing credentials.

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This “Black Widow” Chevrolet Spins an Interesting NASCAR Tale


In motor racing, it truly pays to stand on the top step of the podium. The old adage “win on Sunday, sell on Monday” isn’t just a clever phrase. However, running a race team isn’t always a fashionable exercise, and that’s essentially how this car—a 1957 Chevrolet “Black Widow”—came to be.  Continue Reading »

Mk 7 Volkswagen Golf Gets “Rocket Bunny” Tuner Treatment


If you attended SEMA this year, wide-body kits absolutely dominated the convention’s floor space and appear to have become the new norm among tuner cars. The trend may have had its origins in international racing throughout the years, but it found a home in road cars in Japan, and has quickly taken over the North American tuner scene.

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Nissan Aims for Land Speed Record with 2016 Titan XD


Don’t think full-size trucks can be blisteringly fast? Think again. What you’re looking at is very likely the fastest Nissan Titan pickup truck in the world. Meet the 2016 Titan XD “Triple Nickel.”  Continue Reading »

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Man Behind Some of Italy’s Greatest Cars


The Italians are known for building some of the most passionate cars in the world, so it should come as no surprise that the men behind these cars are equally hot-blooded. Enzo Ferrari is a prime example, but another great Italian that built incredible cars was Giotto Bizzarrini.

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Yamaha Built a Motorcycle-Riding Robot to Rival a Champ


Let these figures soak in for a moment. 86 race victories, 175 podium positions, 73 fastest laps, and seven world championships. That’s an impressive record to say the least, and in fact, it’s the score card of one Valentino Rossi, arguably the biggest name and top dog in MotoGP motorcycle racing.  Continue Reading »

Exceedingly Rare 1-of-6 Jaguar “Long Nose” Races to Auction


The exciting world of sports car racing has enjoyed numerous eras of Le Mans domination. Famously there’s been the reign of the Ferrari 250s, the heroic streak of the Ford GT40, and more recently the unbeatable Audis. But in the 1950s, the team to beat was Jaguar and this stunning machine is part of the reason why—the Jaguar D-Type “Long Nose.”

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Lingenfelter Unveils Its Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Fighter

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With 650 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque on tap, Chevrolet’s engineers did their damndest to build the ultimate track-focused weapon in the new Corvette Z06. However, in reality, the LT4 motor that powers the new Corvette isn’t exactly getting praise for its reliability, and the price is astronomical when considering the nameplate.

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Ariel Slaps a Supercharger Onto the Nomad Off-Road Sports Car


The Ariel Atom is one of the most frantic, psychotic, and downright unique machines in the automotive realm. But Ariel has another vehicle in its arsenal, called the Nomad, and it is one that will resonate more with the off-road crowd.

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Could This 290 MM Become the Most Valuable Ferrari Ever?


We’ve come to an incredible place in the world of rare classic cars, where any vintage Ferrari with a racing pedigree is likely to fetch millions of dollars without raising eyebrows. To be a standout, you have to be ultra rare, have a great story to it, and be in pristine condition.

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