There is a certain beauty in the odd and marginalized. The unique and not quite right. It draws stares and enthusiasts like moths to an open flame. These cars aren’t fit for just any admirer, but one who eschews a unique vibe all their own.
Quick ETs are key at any drag racing event. With the 10th Annual HOT ROD Drag Week underway, we are seeing some damn quick times already recorded. And that's what this week is all about: lightening fast times and monster power. Our friends over at HOT ROD have dived deep into Larry Larson's first full pass in his modified Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck.
So if I just told you that someone screwed a wing and other body mods onto a Mercedes hatchback-the fugly steeds of Connecticut Stepford wives-you'd probably groan. But two things: one, this isn’t some bloated, American-market Mercedes wagon-it's an A 45 AMG. And two, it's not some slapdash body kit-it's one of Japan-based Varis' own project cars.
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?
Hyundai, which has a large line-up coming to SEMA, has dropped some juicy details on the 2014 Genesis build from Blood Type Racing, Inc. (BTR), a Chicago-based builder. The car will be unveiled in Las Vegas on November 4, and we can’t wait to cover it.