Tag Archives: Modified

SEMA teams with high school students for custom Jeep build

How many high school kids get to build their own extreme-custom show Jeep, with the help of SEMA, no less? That's the project at the Santa Fe, New Mexico, ECO Auto Tech School, where the students are working on a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as part of their course work. The Specialty Equipment Market Association along with more than 20 sponsors...

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The Singer of Lancia Delta Integrale Evos is coming

The Lancia Delta is a simple, Italian hatchback. The Lancia Delta Integrale is a rally-honed version that still holds a special place in the heart of those who pine for Group A and Group B glory days. One such person is Eugenio Amos. An Italian racing driver, Amos is venturing into car building as he aims to create a Singer-esque version of the Lancia Delta...

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2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake boasts new looks, more power

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is an impressive bit of kit straight out of the box, especially when equipped with its Performance Package Level 2 handling upgrade. However, if you're the type that isn't satisfied unless we're talking insane levels of performance, Shelby American may be worth a close look at. The Ford tuner extraordinaire has been offering a Super...

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6 things to know about driving a lifted pickup truck

They go by various names: bro trucks, monster trucks, bruisers, mud trucks, the list goes on. Nissan has named its highly modified Glacier White Titan XD, appropriately, “The Beast.” With a Rough Country 6-inch (!) lift kit, MKW M91 20-inch wheels wrapped with Mastercraft MXT 35-inch tires, EGR fender flares, a ZROADZ 50-inch LED light bar, a...

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Mad Modder Colin Furze turns a BMW 325i into a mobile hot tub

Having an old BMW convertible laying around to tinker with is a good problem to have. Upgrade the engine? OK, but easy. Suspension? That's beginner stuff. Delightfully insane British YouTuber Colin Furze, turned his old Bimmer into a hot tub on wheels. Your move. Furze has a history of cranking out ridiculous creations, which range from jet-powered bicycles...

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Hennessey’s 1,000-HP Jeep Grand Cherokee Trachkawk does 0-60 in 2.7 seconds

Texan tuner Hennessey has been cooking up serious power for the already seriously powerful 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Out of the box, the super Jeep pounds the pavement with 707 horsepower. Hennessey's HPE1000 version? This one reportedly cranks out over 1,000 horsepower at the crank. Enough oomph to get the big pig rig moving from a standstill up...

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$263,000 coach-built Ram 1500 is the Maybach of pickup trucks

When money is no issue, you can afford to do things differently. That's exactly what the Italian firm Aznom Automotive has done with its Atulux pickup truck-sedan mashup. The coach-built pickup features extensive upgrades to create a luxurious experience far out of reach from the typical Ram 1500 buyer. How far out of reach? It costs $263,000. Atalux stands...

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Icon is building an all-electric Derelict Mercury

Icon is perhaps best known for its many high-dollar bespoke-built vintage SUVs. Lately though, the Icon team has been cranking out a handful of other project vehicles, including cars, and each one has been more amazing than the last. We've seen a gorgeous Ford F-250, an impossibly cool Rolls-Royce, and now we have a 1949 Mercury that's hiding a silent...

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Brabus adds style, power to Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup

Only a week ago we saw Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, come out with a wild visual upgrade for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup. Now Brabus, which specializes in tuning Mercedes products and has close links with the automaker, has revealed its first take on the mid-size pickup. The changes are subtle as Brabus is only...

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Classic Car Studio shares its 1953 Ford F100 with Jay Leno

The restomod world is filled with plenty of hopped-up cars with over-the-top styling apparently the main design concern. Today, we're looking at something different...and it's better because of that. This is a 1953 Ford F100 that's been reworked and customized by Noah Alexander and his Classic Car Studio shop based in St. Louis, Missouri. The finished...

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