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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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Thermal camera shows how hot brake rotors get during use

It's common knowledge brakes heat up during use, but how hot can they get? Simply put, pretty darn hot. Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is back with another intriguing video made with help from a $55,000 FLIR thermal camera. This time, he points the camera at the brakes and takes some...

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Porsche counts down top 5 motorsports milestones

Somehow, Porsche managed to squeeze five historical moments from its motorsports history into a video just 3 minutes 31 seconds long. We're not complaining, though, as Porsche makes the case for each of the five quite convincingly. The brand traces its motorsports timeline back with a little...

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Ferrari turns 70

It was on March 12, 1947 that the first car to wear the now famous Ferrari badge was fired up and driven out of the factory in Maranello, Italy. On Sunday, exactly 70 years later, Ferrari kicked off its official celebrations for this milestone anniversary with a reenactment of that historic day...

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See how hot a burnout gets through a thermal camera

What's the best way to end the life of a set of tires? If you have the mind of a fully grown child, a good burnout is the way to go. We all know that you're going to heat up the brakes and tires when you're playing these foolish games. But do you know just how much heat you're creating? Jason...

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Porsche shares 5 of its most iconic rear spoilers

Porsche has been on a bit of a Top 5 kick as of late. We're not complaining, though, because it's always fun to list off an automaker's greatest hits, especially when those hits are of this caliber. Today, Porsche is taking a look at what it believes to be the cars wearing the five wildest rear...

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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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2018 BMW Alpina B5 bows with 600-hp V-8, all-wheel drive

Can't wait for BMW to launch its new M5? Well, semi-official BMW tuner Alpina has just dropped its own sledgehammer based on the latest 5-Series. Yes, the latest 5-Series has spawned its Alpina B5 variant which once again sports a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8, 8-speed automatic...

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