Boom! The rumor mill is at it again, this time with rumors swirling around that the updated Toyota GT86/Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ will ditch rear-wheel drive exclusivity for a potentially hotter—and more expensive⎯version. T
Ever since gymkhana master Ken Block wowed us—with his crazy driving skills, yes, but also by somehow making a Ford Fiesta cool—car enthusiasts have been all over gymkhana, drifting, hillclimbing and other crazy exhibitions of speed. Now the Web is jam packed with these vids. This one is an oldie but a goodie: Here, Kenneth "Fastkenny" Moen (super creative name props, by the way) attacks Lillehammer, Norway’s feared Kraken Lysgardsbakken ski jumping mountain.
Shot at Burnout Mania 2 in Sydney, this clip highlights several insane aspects of this rolling sanitarium; an interesting and no-doubt effective "touch" is the huge "Touch It Slut" windshield banner. But sticking a turbocharged rotary engine into a Suzuki van and then mounting the massive front mount intercooler on the nose clearly takes the win. Nothing says, "My priorities are to annihilate the rear tires for minutes on end while whipping this whip Scrambler-style and gesturing out the window," like using an intercooler core as a bumper.
Have you heard? An all-new type of turbocharger technology has just been released, and this thing puts even the revolutionary, self-contained Aerocharger turbos to shame. So throw your POS name-brand turbos in the trash right frickin’ now, and prepare to be enlightened.
This Leaselocatorsracing.com Evo 8 dyno clip is a quick preview of the in depth feature that Revvolution.com will bring to you early this week. It’s also a not so subtle reminder that no matter how bad you think your ride is, there are unassuming, thousand-horsepower sleepers out there that will happily half-throttle your simple behind into the rear view.