Tag Archives: Modified

The Chevy V-8-powered Ferrari 250 GTE is for sale

Tampering with vintage Ferraris is seen as a big no-no to many gearheads, but one gearhead said to hell with tradition. This 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE surfaced about two years ago and made a splash with its 302 cubic-inch Chevrolet V-8 under the hood. Now, it's up for sale. The ChevFerrari surfaced for...

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Mazda3 hill-climb car hides a high-horsepower rotary secret

Through the trees, you hear it coming. It sounds like bees, and they're angry. And there are thousands of them. Don't worry, though, because it's not a horde of angry honeymakers intent on rebuilding their armies. Instead, it's an angry race car and it's here to dominate the surrounding hills. This...

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Watch a 1,000-horsepower Dodge Hellcat put down power on the dyno

The era of four-figure-horsepower cars is upon us. It's a wild time and the power wars have yet to show signs of slowing. We've got 700-horsepower Porsche 911s, 700-horsepower Dodge sedans, and 1,000-plus-horsepower hypercars. If you want a little more than that, you can head to a shop like...

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This is a Porsche 911 930 with a Honda heart

Prepare to be divided, all ye Porsche fans who click play on the video above. This is one of the all-time greats in a 911 lineup filled with plenty of great machines. We're talking about the iconic Porsche 930, in all of its whale-tail glory. It would normally be packing an angry turbocharged...

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1,200-hp twin-turbo diesel truck defines tire roasting

What happens when an old truck is tuned to make 1,200 horsepower from a Cummins diesel engine? Rubber is burned, and plumes of tire smoke are created. Hoonigan had Chuckle's Garage stop by with this monster: a vintage Ford pickup truck turned into a lean, mean, racing machine. As mentioned, it...

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900-hp R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R is a true hill climb monster

The Nissan Skyline GT-R represents a platform that is good in many facets of the motorsport world. The R35 version, which is no longer Skyline-based, is built with an engine that is ready to receive massive modifications and then return 4-figure horsepower numbers and face-melting straight line...

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5 ways to prepare your car for turbocharging

Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is once again joined by his friend Charles from Humble Mechanic in this latest informative video which looks at forced induction. Specifically, the topic at hand is about what it takes to add a turbocharger to a non-turbocharged vehicle. Obviously, you'll...

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