The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is about to bid adieu, galloping off into the race-red sunset, replaced by something more competitive with the Porsche 911. The SLS brought back a classic look that only Mercedes could pull off—gullwing doors. We may never see another car with them again from the German automaker, but that doesn’t mean legions of loyal fans and tuners are going to let the car disappear without a proper send off.
Quick question: Let’s say you could take a time machine back to the late 1980s and put down a sizable deposit on Jaguar’s V-12-powered, all-wheel-drive XJ220 supercar concept. Would it piss you off if, a few years later, Jaguar delivered a turbo V-6-powered, rear-wheel-drive production car?
Bought by Brian’s father in the mid-1980s, the C2 Corvette has lived quite the exciting life. Modifying cars in the 1960s and 70s was popular amongst sports car aficionados—and this C2 was not spared from such fate. Just after it was ordered in 1965 it was modified for autocross racing. To accomplish this, the previous owner cut and widened the fiberglass fenders for larger 315-section tires.
This 2000-horsepower GT-R is being built for one purpose: speed. Our contact over with T1 has passed on some details as the build comes closer to completion.
Cutting up a Ferrari 458 Italia would register on the sacrilegious scale somewhere around the same place dropping a Chevrolet Big Blog into a Ford would, but Wataru Kato, owner of Liberty Walk Performance, doesnâ€™t believe that a chopped-up 458 is a bad thing.