Shelby F-150 Super Snake is the street performance truck Ford doesn’t build

August 20, 2021 0 Comments

In less than 20 years, Ford’s Lightning nameplate has gone from denoting one of the quickest factory-built pickup trucks on the market to designating an EV. Shelby can’t use the badge, but it released an evolution of the 14th-generation F-150 named Super Snake that picks up where the last V8-powered Lightning left off in 2004. …

Brabus-tuned Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S has 800 horsepower and a snout

July 23, 2021 0 Comments

German tuner Brabus specializes in giving Mercedes-Benz models a full makeover that’s visually and audibly loud. Its latest build is a GLE63 S called the 800 that’s brimming with more horsepower than Dodge’s Durango SRT Hellcat. Brabus increased the twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8’s output to 800 horsepower, which represents about 197 more than stock. That’s like …

Zagato receives a pair of 600-hp Aston Martin V12s for its private collection

December 3, 2020 0 Comments

Enthusiasts who missed their chance to buy the limited-edition Aston Martin V12 Zagato released in 2012 are in luck. British manufacturer R-Reforged received permission from both brands to build 38 more cars, split evenly between coupes and convertibles, and it has just completed the first prototypes in its Warwick, England, facility. Fittingly, the first pair …

2022 Genesis GV70 shows assertive design in official spy shots

September 29, 2020 0 Comments

Genesis one-upped the spy photographers who roam the globe in search of prototypes by releasing images of a fully camouflaged GV70. Positioned below the GV80, the firm’s second SUV is expected to go on sale in 2021. We’ve already seen the GV70 lapping the Nürburgring, but the photos published by Genesis give us a clearer …

Yenko/SC Camaro gets 1,050 horsepower, is limited to 50 units for 2021

September 28, 2020 0 Comments

Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) again proved aftermarket tuners are on the front lines of the horsepower war by announcing a 1,050-horsepower Chevrolet Camaro. Called Yenko/SC, it’s limited to 50 units nationwide. Each Yenko/SC starts as a 1SS or a 2SS model equipped with a six-speed manual transmission and the optional 1LE package. It then gains …

This Porsche body kit is made from natural, plant-based fibers

September 25, 2020 0 Comments

If you want more fiber, your nearest grocery store’s cereal aisle is likely your best bet. Race car drivers might soon have another option: the closest Porsche dealership. The firm began experimenting with plant-based parts in 2016, and it will put the lessons it has learned through a grueling real-world test in September 2020. Porsche …

This supercharged, Shelby-tuned first-generation Dodge Durango could be yours

September 18, 2020 0 Comments

Dodge confirmed it will only build the Hellcat-powered Durango for six months. If you miss your chance to buy one, or if you want something a little rarer, a dealer in Texas is selling a first-generation Durango tuned by Shelby. Don’t let the body kit and the chromed alloys fool you; this is not a …

Supercharged, 810-hp carbon fiber Shelby GT500CR takes a year to build, costs $300K

September 14, 2020 0 Comments

Classic Recreations has unveiled a limited-edition, resto-modded Mustang that looks like it raced right out of a Hot Wheels catalog. It features a carbon fiber body, and it’s powered by a supercharged V8 engine. Wisconsin-based SpeedKore, which is known for building a carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Challenger Demon, helped make the concept a reality. It relied …