A few days ago BMW Canada tossed a video on Youtube that is pretty darn cool. It shows a BMW 1M sliding “through” concrete walls. Naturally everybody on the interwebs is questioning if they were real or not. Honestly, even if they were styrofoam, the video would still be crazy impressive. Considering the video is called “BMW 1M – Walls – MPowered Performance Part 1″, I’d guess that we will all have the pleasure of a part 2 as well. Enjoy! . . . → Read More: What The: BMW Drifting Through Concrete Walls?
The other day I was doing a bit of “spirited” driving in my truck. While in the process of doing a rolling burnout, a slight bit o’ mayhem found its way into my transmission. It drove & shifted perfectly fine, and I didn’t even notice an issue until I was done driving. I dropped the transmission into neutral and heard “WHHIIIIIRRRRRRRR” whenever I let the clutch pedal up. . . . → Read More: Well… I Finally Broke My KM132 Transmission
When I say “mismatched”, I don’t mean a small block Chevy in a Ford. I’m talking about a real deal, straight up, automotive cornucopia. I’m seeing an extended cab S10 truck cab, C-130 Cargo Plan steering wheel, a dually rear axle, Prowler fenders, and a few Jaguar parts to round things out. It’s no surprise that these parts don’t sum up to a work of art. . . . → Read More: Here is That Car err… Fire Truck You Wanted?
If you enjoy the sights and sounds of engines revving to the point of explosion, cars doing 100+ through the middle of the forest, and drivers with a complete lack of fear, this video is for you. It is 14 minutes of ridiculous BMW hill climbing that will get your adrenaline pumping. By the time you are done watching it, you are going to need a shower and a nap. Enjoy! . . . → Read More: Hill Climb Racing Is Horrifyingly Scary, Yet So Relevant To My Interests
Funny right? Well, Reliant also made a pickup truck called the Reliant Ant (A.K.A – TW9, A.K.A “Three Wheeler 9″. As you have probably gathered by now, it also had just 3 wheels, and was built for ……wait for it….. TWENTY YEARS! . . . → Read More: The Reliant Robin Looks Safe Compared to This 3 Wheeled Truck
One of the cars in the Anderson collection is a 1907 Fiat with this 11 liter, 6 cylinder engine stuffed in the front. It was bought during one of their European vacations and brought back to the US shortly after. Back then, with 65 hp, this thing was a supercar. It could smoke all of the 1907 competition, which mainly consisted of horse drawn carriages and steep hills. . . . → Read More: What Has 11 Liters and Makes A Beastly 65 Horsepower?
Until about a week ago, I had never looked under hood of a Jensen Healey. The drivetrain could have been comprised of a gaggle of hamsters for all I knew. I snapped off this picture and did a bit of research. . . . → Read More: Lotus Engine Found In A Jensen Healey