Tag Archives: Fun Stuff

This Aventador replica has a retractable hardtop and motorcycle power

Many of you have Lamborghini-sized dreams when it comes to the sort of vehicles you'd like to put in your garage. But having a Lamborghini budget is a different matter. For one enterprising individual it doesn't matter because he can build his own dream lineup of cars. In fact, he's created a Lamborghini Aventador of his own, and it comes complete with a...

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Witness 19 Porsche 918 Spyders attack the alps

If you had a Porsche 918 Spyder, where would you want to take it? What if you had 18 friends that also owned 918 Spyders? It might be time to hit the Alps, which is what Porsche and 19 918 Spyder owners recently did. The route was 1,500 kilometers and the $20 million strong convoy had five days to go from one end of an Alpine pass to the other. Porsche...

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Lego Lexus LFA is a scale delight

A number of folks on this planet channel their inner child to become exquisitely talented at turning little plastic bricks into sculptures of their favorite things. A Flickr user by the username of Noah_L is one of those people as he's mastered the art of creating art with Lego. Lexus Enthusiast spotted his latest build, and it's a clean example of what's...

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The "Wolf of the Autostrada" is the best car film of the year

There are a lot of films and videos made about cars in a given year. A number of them are good, and most of them are...mediocre. As someone who makes mediocre videos on a consistent basis, I'm not a bad judge of what makes a car film good. It takes no sort of expertise, however, to tell you that the "Wolf of the Autostrada" is much more than simply good...

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This Jeep CJ-5 "Brew-ser" sets new standard for all home bars

The first thing that Eric Younger wants you to know about his CJ-5-turned-tavern is that no actual Jeeps were harmed in the making of this bar. "No, we did not ruin a Jeep for it. It's built completely out of junk parts, other than the tires and the wheels," he said. Younger owns a 4x4 specialty shop, D and C Extreme in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and built...

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Watch how a Ford Crown Vic is transformed into a General Lee Dodge Charger

This bright orange Dodge Charger sure looks like the General Lee from the iconic "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, doesn't it? Actually, it's not even close. That's because car is really a fairly common Ford Crown Victoria, specifically, a decommissioned police interceptor. Smith Brothers Restoration is responsible for the Crown Vic turned General Lee (is that...

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"The Grand Tour" drops season 2 trailer ahead of premiere in December

After a handful of injuries, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May will return with "The Grand Tour" season two this December. Ahead of the season premiere, we have the first trailer to prepare us for the adventures and mayhem ahead. Immediately, it looks like the team and hosts ironed out any quirks in season one. We see a lot more natural...

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Ken Block’s "Gymkhana 10" promises to be the biggest and the best

We're still coming down from the perilous drift action of last month's "Climbkhana: Pikes Peak," but rallycross racer and entrepreneur Ken Block is already out touting the next installment in his series of gymkhana videos: "Gymkhana 10." In automotive circles, gymkhana is all about going around a set course as fast as...

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Homemade water-powered trike can do 0-160 in under 4 seconds

Water is an incredibly powerful thing. Most of the time we observe it still, be it sitting in your drinking glass or while staring at a vast calm ocean. When put to work, however, water is a mighty tool. It can be used for cutting. The ocean can rise up and ruin entire cities. It can be used to propel a homemade trike to insane speeds. Wait...what? Yes, you...

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