Tag Archives: Modified

Twin-turbocharged Ford GT nearly touches 300 mph in the Texas Mile

The new Bugatti Chiron is believed to have a top speed somewhere around the 280-mph mark. That two-toned beastly blur is limited to 261 mph, and it will cost you a handsome seven-figure sum to own. You could go faster, though, and for a bit less money. If you want proof of that just hop on a flight...

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McLaren Special Operations wants to build 2-3 bespoke cars per year

With McLaren Automotive roaring to life in 2010, after spinning off McLaren Racing, the automaker is eyeing up additional, one-off models through McLaren Special Operations. Autocar reports MSO chief, Ansar Ali, has noted the success Ferrari has found by giving customers the chance to create their...

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Meet the world’s first 6.0-second Nissan GT-R

AMS Performance hasn't been sitting idle after clocking a world-record setting 7.14-second quarter-mile time with its monstrous Nissan GT-R build. Following that record last November, AMS and driver Gidi Chamdi have done it again. The 2,500-horsepower AMS GT-R invaded the dragstrip to go for...

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Safari-ready Porsche 911 stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

Turning a stock automobile into something more interesting and more fun is limited only by the builder's imagination. You can accomplish this goal with anything from light mods up to an engine transplant, and anything else in between or even beyond those approaches. One of my favorite ways to...

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Kneel before your Mercedes-Benz off-road wagon God

For some, it may be considered blasphemy to do this to a Mercedes-Benz 300TE. That would be weird, though, because there isn't much special about the W124 wagon. It's a great machine, but it doesn't exactly tug at our heartstrings. The Unimog, however, does just that. So when you pair the 300TE...

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