Tag Archives: Modified

Custom 1968 Dodge Charger RTR visits Jay Leno’s Garage from Sweden

One special 1968 Dodge Charger RTR made its debut at the 2017 SEMA show this past October, but somehow, it flew under the radar and got little press attention. Now, Johan Eriksson, the car's creator, has dropped by Jay Leno's Garage—all the way from Sweden!—with the custom Charger and we can really pore over the details. Incredibly, Eriksson and...

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Hennessey Exorcist Camaro ZL1 1LE owner gets the ride of his life

For most people, anything north of 400 horsepower is quite intimidating. It's a massive amount of waiting energy that's set to be released at a moment's notice. Still, we live in a golden age of horsepower, which means there is a heck of a lot of vehicles you can choose from that offer far more power than you'll ever need. One such vehicle is the Chevrolet...

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Can a catback exhaust actually make your car faster?

Finding the aftermarket modifications that will make your car a better performer can be an adventure. Every company under the sun claims all sorts of horsepower, torque, and efficiency gains, but do those claims actually prove out in the real world? Not always. However, some mods will help improve the performance of your car. One of those is a catback...

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Nissan launches Autech sub-brand in Japan focusing on craftsmanship, sportiness

Following Nissan's expansion of the Nismo sub-brand, the company announced its latest sub-division last Friday: Autech. The new sub-brand will combine sporting characteristics with an eye for "premium craftsmanship" and top-quality materials in the company's home market of Japan. We reached out to Nissan, and a company spokeswoman confirmed there are no...

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1974 Porsche 914-6 GT tribute car visits Jay Leno’s Garage

At the end of the 1960s, Porsche was on the hunt for a model that could slot into the family lineup below the 911. Working with Volkswagen to make this happen, Porsche came up with the 914, and it proved to be quite popular. In fact, the relative affordability of the 914/4 helped push it past the sales figures of the more potent (and much more expensive)...

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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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GMC is ready to conquer winter with the Sierra All Mountain concept

Winter is coming, and GMC is more prepared than ever as it introduced the Sierra All Mountain concept on Tuesday just before we all kick back for a Thanksgiving feast. Based upon the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali crew cab with four-wheel drive, the All Mountain concept adds tank-like tracks from Mattracks to blast through the snow and other inhospitable...

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The Devilray is a modern Chevy C2 Corvette

Many regard the second-generation Chevrolet Corvette as the best-looking of the breed over the sports car's seven generations. Its futuristic, yet simple lines evoked pure passion from nearly every angle. Plus, in its first year, it featured the iconic split-window at the rear. Decades later, N2A Motors is here to attempt to capture a flicker of that design...

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Skier Jon Olsson shows off his monstrous 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4

Jon Olsson isn't just a professional freeskier and ski racer, he's also a horsepower junkie. Why do we say that? Because he owns multiple wild creations that make in excess of 800 horsepower, including one of the most rambunctious Rolls-Royce Wraiths we've ever seen. Now, there's this: his new 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4. Absolute Motors, a performance...

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