They back-half’ed the car, swapped in a new SERIOUS transmission, and took it for a shake down pass this past weekend. On the first day out, without ever hitting 9′s before, Matt ripped off a 9.7 second quarter mile time at 140 miles per hour. As always, I have the video evidence for your entertainment. . . . → Read More: The 4G63 E30 Now Runs 9.7′s at 140mph
There is a video series rolling out right now that you absolutely must watch. It’s the first one of this season and it just hit the internet today. At full volume, it will get you so amp’ed up, you’ll think you drank 16 gallons of Redbull. Between last season and this season, Daijiro Yoshihara’s Formula D race car got a brand new engine and some safety updates. . . . → Read More: Behind The Smoke Season 2: Episode 1
Today we have spotted a vehicle on eBay that will knock your sweaty socks right off. It’s a Renault R5 Turbo 2. Let’s be honest, if you are going to buy a Renault, this is surely the one to buy. It has a lot of horsepower for its size, super low production, ridiculous low mileage (5,875 to be exact), and a shiny black paint. . . . → Read More: R5 Turbo 2. The Renault That You Actually Want.
You saw it first Right Here on the 1A Auto Blog way back in May, and now we spotted it for sale on eBay. The listing just ended, but it didn’t seem to have much action while it was still alive. This heavily modified Integra had a Buy It Now price of $22,500, and a starting bid of $19,000. . . . → Read More: 1994 Acura Integra Supercharged Big Block Swap
Sure enough, it is equally fantastic. I have now seen it about 4 times in a row, and it’s quite addicting to watch. The music is intense, and the featured car for this short film is a slick looking BMW M3. . . . → Read More: M3 – A Mashbat Brothers Film
There were warning signs. There always are, but denial is so sweet and so easy. As anyone closely connected to an avid hobbyist can probably tell you, “I should have known.” . . . → Read More: 1966 Pontiac GTO Tin Indian Part 4
The solution to the puzzle that Merle hadn’t been able to solve in 1979, was almost all there in bright blue marker. I, of course, was then, as I often am now, when it comes to figuring out “car stuff,” clueless. The clues did though definitely mean something to Merle, and for anyone as much at a loss as I was, I will try to interpret them as best I can. . . . → Read More: 1966 Pontiac GTO Tin Indian Part 3