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Dodge Viper ACR sets 7:01.3 ‘Ring time before attempt ended by tire failure

What a way to go out. The Dodge Viper, which bowed out of production last month, this time for good, has clocked the fastest time for a rear-wheel-drive production car at the Nürburgring. On September 1, German racing driver Lance Arnold drove a 2017 Dodge Viper ACR, an uber-rare Viper GTS-R Commemorative Edition ACR to be exact, around the punishing...

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The story of Kris Singh’s Pagani Huayra BC

American supercar collector Kris Singh isn't coy about his love affair with exotic automobiles. His collection notably includes a Lamborghini Veneno and a Koenigsegg Agera RS. His most recent purchase is a real rarity, however: a Pagani Huayra BC. The car honors the late Benny Caiola, Pagani's first customer, and only 20 of them are being produced for...

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Street-legal, hightailing hut hits 96 mph—with nitrous boost

Not all sheds are built for losing tools. Say hello to the world's fastest shed. A man in Britain called Kevin Nicks has a passion for sheds. (Eds note: He may be the only one.) Nicks broke the record for operating the fastest shed in the land, which was astonishingly 88 mph before Nicks' 96-mph run. *Checks record book* Nicks held the previous record...

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Porsche needed Boxster to save itself, because 911s aren’t cheap

Porsche is a shining star of Volkswagen Group these days, but times weren't always so prosperous. In fact, Porsche was in crisis mode in the early 1990s as sales of its 911 slipped. In fact, it sold just 3,713 cars in the United States in 1993, according to the automaker. What's a sports car brand to do? Introduce a new vehicle to kick-start things...

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Here’s how you build a rally car

So you want to go rally racing? Well you're going to need a car, and it's going to need to be strong. The folks at Team O'Neil Rally School know all about rally-car prep, and instructor (and amazing driver) Wyatt Knox is here to share his knowledge with regards to building up a car for rallying in the video above. Like a Rubik's Cube, it all starts at the...

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Watch Bruce McLaren’s 1967 M6A hit the track after 50 years

Bruce McLaren never got the chance to see just how amazing his racing team and the motor car company that would arise from it would become. In fact, he never knew his name would be applied to supercars as his company built amazing racing machines at the time of his death during a test session in 1970. McLaren died doing what he loved best, driving one of...

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Watch FCA’s Ralph Gilles track his Voodoo Viper ACR

Ralph Gilles has been a positive fixture in the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE: FCAU] world for a number of years now. He's the cheerful head of design who clearly shares the same passion for automobiles that burns strongly in the rest of us. He's also happy to hit the track in his own vehicles, as he proved in the past when he took a Hellcat out to chase...

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The history of the Toyota Supra

The Toyota Supra is an iconic Japanese sports car with humble beginnings. Unlike Nissan, which took until 2009 to offer the really cool GT-Rs in the United States, the Supra was always a part of the U.S. market. In this video by Donut Media, we learn the history of the Toyota Supra. The Supra's roots are planted in the Toyota Celica. Toyota decided it...

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This hand-made 1/3-scale V-10 actually runs

As much as we love full-size engines, it's sometimes the smaller scale stuff that sets our hearts aflutter. Working in the smaller scale allows us to get up close and personal with the inner workings of an engine. You can see all of the parts working together to create the magic that is internal combustion. The miniature wonder featured here is a 1/3 scale...

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