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I think I would love to see someone do a DTM-styled build (with overfenders, louvers, big-spoiler, etc) based on something like a Chevrolet Lacetti, if only for the "did they really tune THAT?"
1 week, 5 days ago on Euro Vision:</br> The German Cars Of SEMA
@AZMIDLYF Just ask Keith to make a wide-body version LOL
1 week, 5 days ago on A Win For Us Is A Win For You
@Filip Technically, the engine in a Testa is a "180º V12" and not a true boxer, and this image shows why. Top is a boxer engine (think Subaru/Porsche), bottom is a "flat" or "180º" engine.
(Image source: http://www.aircoolednut.com/erkson/personal/ferrari_boxer_flat_crank.htm)
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Pininfarina Collection:<br /> The Room Of Myth & Legend
I wonder if this kind of event will exists when the oil runs out. Will people make crazy-ass electrics? Hydrogen-powered monsters?
Maybe. I hope they do, I like fast things :)
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Speed Will Never Die:<br /> 21st Century Horsepower
Looks like you forgot to blur some faces. Second article photo, five people around the Monte Carlo with no hood.
1 month, 1 week ago on Street Racing in Stockholm:<br /> Welcome To The Underground
How the fuck are those tyres approved for street use? In Finland of all places?
1 month, 2 weeks ago on An Audi That Hates Corners
Is it an initialism? ReTweet HONG KONG VIBRATING VOLKSWAGEN SCENE FOR MORE GOODIES VIEW IN HOMEPAGE?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Open October With A Sheer Joy Attack
@hawi51 Yes. This has over twice the power, has more grip thanks to wearing big slick tyres instead of the "all-weather" Michelins used in FE, probably generates more downforce, and I don't think it's much heavier than a FE car.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on If Monster Tajima Built An Electric Car…
C! And are those fender mirrors? NICE!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Scion Tuner Challenge Livery: <br/>The Choice Is Yours!
I want to work in a place like this.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on If You Have A Problem, If No One Can Help.<br/>Maybe You Can Hire… The TMG Team
That engine sounds like a black hole puking the devil itself.
2 months ago on V8 Hachirockin': The Angriest 86 Ever
@JeremieSunico You can take the Mid Night Club out of the streets but you can't take the streets out of the Mid Night Club?
2 months ago on The Japanese & Their Ferraris
@SS6K You will not see it in the photos, but I imagine during the whole event Dino was sporting a full, tricolore* boner.
*If you boner is actually green white and red you should see a doctor as soon as possible.
2 months ago on Il Cavallino Takes Over Fuji Speedway
What do you think of the Formula E race at Beijing? Do you see electric racing rising up in popularity in the future?
Also, have you got any requests to do a toothpaste/teerh whitening advertising? That smile is almost unnatural.
2 months, 1 week ago on Your Chance To</br> Ask Daniel Ricciardo A Question
@Afroneck @Speedhunters It means 3-5 and 3-4 (referring to R35 and R34, I think).
2 months, 1 week ago on Lots Of GT-Rs, Lots Of Rain
@@turbothomas "But it’s not just the performance upgrades that set the car off. It’s
the way the engine bay has been completely stripped down and shaved the
wiring (also note some plumbing had not yet been installed at the time
of the photoshoot)"
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Killin’ ‘Em With Cleanliness: <br /> The All Natural E30
Who needs viagra when you can have this?
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The Ferrari F355 Built To Climb
He takes his son to school in THAT? Now that's a cool (if a bit premature) dad.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Making GT-R Dreams Come True
"Now the only question is – turbocharged thrills or 5.0 grunt?"
BOTH! Twin turbo 5.0, because power.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Mustang RTR: The Next Stage
Now this is the kind of stuff that makes SpeedHunters a permanent bookmark on my PC.
MORE HILL CLIMBING PLEASE!
3 months ago on Ascend To The Green Heaven In St. Ursanne
This may be a stupid question, but do you think it would be possible to stage a drift competition on the hill?
3 months, 1 week ago on Making My Mark On Goodwood:</br> MADBUL Style
@SS6K V6? I think you mean Inline-4 (if you want it "built in the same way it originally was")...
Apart from that, HELL YES.
3 months, 1 week ago on 50 Years Old But Brand New:</br> The Return Of The Lightweight E-Type
Simple question, Bryn:
Would you have a Caterham (or any other Lotus Seven-like, maybe with some basic conforts like a hardtop and A/C) as a daily driver?
3 months, 1 week ago on 2300 Miles Of #MAXIMUMATTACK
@Iamthetrollhunter That may be a joke post (no body panels?) but do you realize that would be a true show-stopper? A FR-S with a freight engine would certainly turn some heads...
3 months, 1 week ago on The Scion Tuner Challenge Starts Now!
@kphillips9936 @D1RGE EXE The point is that you can use the airbags to "slam" the car when it's stopped and then go back to a regular height for driving.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on The Last Car You’ll Ever Need?
All I can say is Godspeed, Mr. Thompson.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Baddest On The Salt: <br/> ThompsonLSR Looks For 500mph
"One thing that gets me about the negativity on V8 swaps is the lack of
understanding of just how much work it actually takes to get it to work
well. Before you even get to the headache that wiring and wiring looms
can present, you need to consider chassis modifications to accept the
engine, mounts for the motor itself, gearbox choice and the adaptation
needed to the driveline to make it all fit and line up."
Maybe you could help with that? Why not have an educational article about the difficulties of doing a V8 swap? Show the readers WHY it's not easy. They get that it's a practical and reliable way to get power, but they may not get that's it's more complicated than
1) take old engine out
2) put new engine in
3) connect some tubes
4) HORSEPOWER YAY!
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Don’t Hate On V8s
" Sondre and his dad estimate this set-up to be making around
2000hp-plus. Yes, you read that right!
street legal too, and other than a full cage and Sparco bucket seats,
the original Granada Ghia interior is still all intact"
I think we need a new motto. Because Gatebil is not bad, but I think Because Scandinavia or Because Nordics is necessary for things like this. 2000hp street-legal car? Because Scandinavia!
3 months, 3 weeks ago on The V8 Swap Theme Continues:<br /> Readers’ Rides
@Jonathan Moore @Max Muller I think you need to put a warning next to that link:
This website could make you waste a colossal amount of your time and productivity.
Example: 1976 Le Mans 24 (find the Stratos!): http://www.racingsportscars.com/photo/Le_Mans-1976-06-13.html
4 months, 1 week ago on Le Mans Multiplied:<br/> Time Travel At The Classic
Could we have a side-by-side photo comparison with an original '68 Coronet? I'd like to see the difference in wheelbase.
4 months, 1 week ago on Hybrid Technology? Meet The Coroner
Wow at that Mercedes transporter, it looks pretty weird to see the front wheels BEHIND the front doors.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Festival In A Blur: Goodwood Speeds Past
"Which is when Ben happened upon quite possibly the best person in the
world at that exact moment. She went by the name of ‘Agent Lillian’ and
after a couple of tired English guys did a stupid dance (voluntarily I
might add) and made her laugh, she upgraded our hastily reserved booking
of a Ford Focus…To a Dodge RT Challenger! Did that just happen? Really? What, that
one outside? I scanned my license and we collected the keys."
Come on, you need to tell more about this part! What DID you do? Do you think the accent helped?
4 months, 3 weeks ago on What Time Is It? It’s HEMI O’Clock…
@Big Pooky Lust is an emotion...
4 months, 4 weeks ago on What Does It Mean To Be An Automotive Enthusiast?
@o2fst4uo How does turbo work?
Air comes in, turbo spins at high speed, magic happens, engine gets more power. The end.
5 months ago on Boost Control: We Want Your Questions!
"I won’t be attending Gatebil Rudskogen next month, because around the
same time I will become a father. Which, of course, is just one of the
few things more important than hunting speed. So, if I thought my
over-shooting was bad while at work, I suspect it’s going to become even
more of a problem at home when my baby arrives. More pictures of the
kid the better, right?"
As long as you don't post pictures of "the build"...
This is how the project started: low lights, candles, a nice pasta dish and some fine red wine...
5 months ago on So Much Speed To Hunt, So Little Time
Who was the customer? Sir Mix-A-Lot? (Baby Got Back!)
5 months ago on Enter The ’70s: RWB’s Latest Creation
"One other cool thing we’re doing is hosting a whole bunch of guys from
EA’s Ghost Studio in Gothenburg. Game designers and engineers are all
here, soaking up the atmosphere and researching car culture. Even the
boss man, Marcus Nilsson, is digging the scene out on-track with
Please tell us that they plan to include this in a future Need For Speed game (ProStreet 2?)
5 months, 1 week ago on Roll Up, Roll Up, Get Your Fresh Gatebil!
Ok, simple question, what's better:
This or Stadium Super Trucks?
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Think Circuit Racing Is Boring? <br />Try This.
"plus a custom wing
with huge stays that bolt to the chassis"
Call me an idiot, but I don't see that in the render.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Mad Mike x Miura: Virtual Becomes Reality
I think it's a bit unbalanced; probably would look more "complete" with a big GT-wing (maybe a rollcage?).
6 months ago on 2015 Mustang: To Wide, Or Not To Wide?
@Vell Let me ask the Internet Game Cars Database:
6 months, 1 week ago on Need For Speed Turns 20
I can't see the poll.
My winner is the Pikes Peak Escudo. It's got TWO ENGINES. That's better than one.
6 months, 1 week ago on Poll: The Cars Of April
@Larry Chen @prazzi Speed bumps say hello.
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Cruisin’ The Family Supercar
If I saw that Mclaren replica on the street I think my brain would need a reboot. How can THAT be street-legal, for the love of Zlatan?!
6 months, 4 weeks ago on The Night Time Is The Right Time
200hp per litre? Damn, I wonder if (no, WHEN) tuners will push that even further now that it's confirmed the car will be produced.
7 months ago on Golf R 400: Hot Hatch, More Heat
It is me or does the drawing say "Lamborghini Mulcelago"? I know about "Engrish", but Murciélago is a Spanish word (it means bat), so...Spangrish?
7 months, 1 week ago on Cars = Happiness: Life At Liberty Walk
@RBJKT Maybe it's born with it. Maybe it's Photoshop™.
7 months, 1 week ago on Google Takes Us Inside Pagani
Mr. Reichman, what do you think is the most beautiful car NOT designed by you?
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Question Time For The Century Man:<br/> Ask Mr Aston Martin
"Because this Monster Tajima’s twin-engined, tube-framed Pikes Peak Suzuki Escudo. Yup, here on Speedhunters."
MORE PIKES PEAK, PLEASE!
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Smile. It’s April.
This is the kind of article that makes me love this site. And, man, is this garage bonkers?!
7 months, 3 weeks ago on The House Of No Compromise