Tag Archives: Modified

This 1977 AMC Pacer wants your mom’s number

There's nothing wrong with a 1977 AMC Pacer that a 351 Windsor can't fix. These things came from their Kenosha, Wisconsin manufacturing facility with one of two inline-6s: a 238 or a 258. The latter, more potent mill produced an unflattering 114 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. At around...

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Wild Toyota Land Cruiser hits 230.02 mph

Toyota's Land Cruiser is one of the most capable vehicles for going off-road. Toyota, however, has built one that's right at home on a race track. Called the Land Speed Cruiser, the wild SUV was first shown at the 2016 SEMA show, and last week it was driven to a top speed of 230.02...

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‘Scrape’ custom 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe heading to auction

Not every custom build becomes an icon, but this 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe transcended all and has become a superstar. It even has a name: "Scrape." And if you like what you see, RM Sotheby's will see the iconic Lincoln off at the Santa Monica auction June 24-25. Why is the Zephyr Scrape so iconic?...

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Meet the F-150 Raptor’s big brother, the F-250 MegaRaptor

The new Ford Raptor is a wicked machine right from the factory. It has switched to a smaller displacement twin-turbocharged V-6 engine, but it makes more power than the V-8 versions before and it seems to be an all-around better truck. For some, perhaps, it's a bit on the small side. That sounds...

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Shaquille O’Neal now has a Ford F-650 pickup as his daily driver

A big guy needs a big truck. Simple math, really. Except, Shaquille O'Neal isn't your average big guy. He's pretty freaking tall by any standard. Measuring 7-foot-1-inch tall and weighing in at a few biscuits more than his 325-pound playing weight, Shaq was on the hunt for a new daily driver. He...

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BMW 2002 restomod stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

The BMW New Class of automobiles are a group of wonderful boxy beauties. This is the generation of car built between 1962 and 1977 that's given us the BMW 2002, which remains a cherished part of any BMW fan's dream car garage. The New Class cars included the 1500, 1800, 1600, and the 2000 models...

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Now you can get your G-Class modded by Kahn Design

British tuning firm and budding coachbuilder Kahn Design is famous for its modifications for the Land Rover Defender. The company's even gone as far as developing a V-8-powered, six-wheel-drive Defender pickup. But with Land Rover ending Defender production last year, Kahn Design has decided...

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