Burnout Videos: Twin Turbo Cadillac CTS-V Edition

Friday is always a day of celebration. Here on the 1A Auto Blog, we usually do something fun like posting up burnout videos.  Well, today will not be any different.  Just when I thought that I couldn’t love Cadillac CTS-V’s any more, people stick twin turbo’s on them, and make burnout videos.  Here are three of them FYE…

Can’t see the video? Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKeKgdpHEYQ


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Simply A Great Commercial.

Fantastic Car Commercial

Have you ever seen a commercial and just wanted to watch it over and over again?  Recently, I was cruising around Reddit and saw this posted up by thesauce25.  It is a commercial for Shell gasoline, with the help of Ferrari race cars racing through the city streets.  The sounds coming from the cars are incredible.

(If you can’t see the video, here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_kwxzU4wL4)

Now you are probably thinking to yourself “yes, that was quite wonderful for my eyes, ears, and soul, but I still want more.” (more…)

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Video: LS Engine Swapped Subaru Impreza.

First off, LS series engines are a new obsession of mine. Secondly, I just so happen to own a Subaru Impreza.  So, it seems fitting that I post up a video of an LS engine swapped Subaru.  The video claims LS-2, but I think it’s actually a cast iron 6.0L LQ4.  Be sure to crank your volume way up for this one. It sounds delish.

Can’t see the video?  Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3P0fNRk82Q

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Exclusive Motoring: The 1983 Volvo 240 Turbo Commercial.

Volvo 240 Turbo

In the early 1980’s quite a few manufacturers wanted to get into the rally racing game, and Volvo was one of them.  Naturally they needed to produce a car that had some kind of chance of fitting into that scene.  So, they came out with a turbocharged 240 that made just a tick over 150 horsepower and about 175 ft lbs of torque.  This was sort of the “base” for the special edition racing versions that would come out shortly after with double the horsepower and torque. (more…)

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In the 1950’s Five Wheels Were Better Than Four.

"Park Car"

One of the reasons that I love cars from the 1940’s & 50’s so much is because they were still full of crazy ideas.  People weren’t afraid to think outside the box to try to make life easier.  If somebody decided that driving on 3 wheels was better than 4, poof, a new 3 wheeled vehicle arrived on the scene.  You want your high beam headlights to dim when another car is driving at you, poof, done!  You want an extra wheel to pop out of your trunk and help you parallel park, poof……wait, huh? (more…)

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Mustang Club Video From Poland: Caution – Burnout Content.


Here in the United States, we are known for our undying love of big American cars with big V8’s.  There is something special about burying your foot into the floor board of a V8 powered car and feeling the tires rip away at the pavement as the white cloud of smoke billows out from the rear quarter panels.  It’s passion.  What you may not realize though, is that some other countries have just as much passion for these big American V8’s as we do.  This video was apparently filmed in Poland by a Mustang car club member.  It is really quite a fantastic video.  I have watched it a few times, and it definitely makes me wonder if I need more Mustang in my life.

Can’t see the video?  Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj1kBHcAbzw

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