David Freiburger scored the car he’d wanted for 20-plus years, a 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. It was a decent car, mostly original with 95,000 miles on it, but a repaint had turned to chalk, and it looked ridiculous with tiny tires. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, we head to the Steve Dulcich Dog Farm
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2016 Best Driver’s Car Powered by Mothers. The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R is one of 12 contenders competing for the title of 2016 Best Driver’s Car. The winner will be announced on Thursday, September 22nd
Ultimate Adventure Day 5 began early with the group firing cold engines and wheeling back to blacktop before heading out across the historic Denali Highway, after which the camping gear and unnecessary equipment was dumped at camp to lighten the load for a serious day on the Stampede trail. Most familiar with the “Into the
We head out to the test track in Audi’s race track ready R8 GT to see if it has what it takes to battle the world’s top supercars. Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/exotic/1106_2012_audi_r8_gt_test/index.html Also find Motor Trend on: Tweets by MotorTrend http://facebook.com/MotorTrendMag Shot by: Jim Gleason, Gordon Green & Corey Denomy Edited by: Jim
Let’s face it, right now everyone wants to find as much power as they can on their engine, for as little money as possible. On Engine Masters, Freiburger and Dulcich test some dirt cheap parts and tweaks to add more power to stock engines. #EngineMasters #Engine #EngineMods
With an empty airstrip and eleven of the best driver’s cars in the world, we put on the world’s greatest drag race. Read the entire 2011 Best Drivers Car story here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1109_2011_motor_trend_best_drivers_car/index.html Also find Motor Trend on: Tweets by MotorTrend http://facebook.com/MotorTrendMag Shot by: Jim Gleason, Gordon Green, Duane Sempson, Corey Denomy Directed by: Mike Suggett
Hot Rod Drag Week 2016 played out in September, and social media and our own content outlets are still buzzing with the cars and the news. In this episode of Roadkill Extra, Drag Week founder David Freiburger describes what the event is all about. We’ve provided this free episode on YouTube to give you a
On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, we look at the history of HOT ROD magazine’s longest-term project car, the Crusher Camaro. Watch as the ’67 goes to the drag strip for the very first time in its latest configuration as a ’70s street machine, complete with an 8-71 blower on a big-block Chevy. For
This time on Dirt Every Day Extra, Fred Williams explains how the center axle disconnect works, why it’s used, and how to upgrade it to a solid axle in your Jeep Wrangler or Dodge truck. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/freetrial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:dede:ep277_fr_de:link:na:mtod
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Club around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.
On this installment of Motor Trend Presents, we reveal the true story of rookie driver Alexander Rossi’s improbable comeback win in the 100th running of the Indy 500. Co-owner Bryan Herta’s risky fuel-saving strategy helped power Rossi as he outlasted the leaders and crossed the finish line moments before his fuel ran out. Featuring interviews
Every car in the 2011 Motor Trend Best Drivers Car competition was lapped around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca by hot shoe Randy Pobst. Our next competitor, the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition. For more on the Z06’s lap around Laguna Seca, including Randy Pobst’s track notes, click here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1108_chevrolet_corvette_z06_best_drivers_car_contender/ Also find Motor Trend on:
Westech Performance Group in Mira Loma, California, is the site of countless engine-dyno tests you’ve seen in magazines for almost 20 years, and it’s also the set for Motor Trend’s Engine Masters show. In this Roadkill Extra, David Freiburger gives you a tour of the place that’s deeper than you’ve ever before seen. We’ve provided
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.
Steve Dulcich and David Freiburger are prepping to rebuild the 318ci small-block V8 in the off-road 1970 Dodge Challenger after the engine got destroyed in Roadkill Garage episode 17. While they were plucking the engine out they got to talking about the history of the LA-series small-block Mopar engines and the various changes that were
Day 1 Recap. We’re rolling in our stock 1967 Chevy II Nova for a one-week transformation from grocery getter to gasser in 5 days! Today’s build we have a lot of things to do. We’re going to dismantle the car, bolt in the front and rear suspension (straight front axle), and get the brakes going.
Many ½- and ¾-ton GM 4x4s came with a solid front axle that could have been a Dana 44 or a GM Corporate 10-bolt. Are they the same thing? Or very different? Which is better? Do parts cross over between the two? On this episode of Dirt Every Day Extra, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.
Purchase the official action-packed UA 2014 DVD at: http://www.offroadpowerproducts.com/c-3194-petersens-4-wheel-off-road-magazine-ultimate-adventure.aspx The Ultimate Adventure technically starts with check-in and tech inspection, but in reality the trip starts for all a few days earlier as vehicle preparation drags on through late nights and into planned departure times. The true adventure begins when tires hit asphalt spinning. Once the
Every car in the 2011 Motor Trend Best Drivers Car competition was lapped around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca by hot shoe Randy Pobst. Our next competitor, the Ferrari 458 Italia. For more on the 458 Italia’s lap around Laguna Seca, including Randy Pobst’s track notes, click here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1108_2010_ferrari_458_italia_best_drivers_car_contender/ Also find Motor Trend on: Tweets by