Motor Trend's new World's Greatest Drag Race has been released, and last years' winner has been dethroned.
With much anticipation, Honda will make their return to Formula One in 2015 as the official engine/power train supplier for McLaren. To say Honda has enjoyed success as an engine supplier in the highest echelon of motorsports would be a gross understatement. Their success was most evident in the 1980s as they exploited the limits of turbocharging, as well as emerging as the front-runner of normally aspirated technology after a rules change in 1989. During a special exhibition at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan (conveniently also the location of the Honda Collection Hall Museum), Honda resurrected three of the most important Formula One cars of that era and shared the videos of their runs. Turn your speakers up!
The Ford GT40: standing at just 40 inches in height it looks small, even as it passes a Ferrari 360 Modena. If you've never seen one in person, they really are incredibly compact, just the bare essentials of a mid-engine racing car with a body wrapped around it. The sound it makes, however, is anything but diminutive.
Did you know a dystopian car show existed? It started as a Mad Max gathering. Now has grown into an apocalyptic extravaganza.
Classic Porsches are some of cardom’s most sought-after vehicles, but like all old cars, there’s a lot that needs to be fixed, and a lot that can be improved upon. So when you do a 911 restomod right, the world will literally beat a path to your door. Just ask Rob Dickinson of Singer Vehicle Design.