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Dash Cam: Woman Rolls Her Car Nonchalantly

If you've ever been in a car accident you know it's one of the scariest things you'll ever experience.  This woman, however, appears unphased as she takes a pretty nasty roll.  Must not have been her first time. Check out the video below.

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Leno's 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Stars In Gran Turismo 6

If you haven't seen Jay Len's 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado then you're missing out on one of the best examples of "more money than brains" cars, as Jay would say.   He basically built a modern chassis, equipped it with a 427 cubic inch twin-turbo V8, and then put the Toronado body over it.  It pumps out 1,076 horsepower on the dyno, but keep in mind the car does weigh over 4,000 pounds.  This original ride apparently caught the attention of the Gran Turismo creators and they decided to create a virtual version Jay's '66 Toronado and include it in Gran Turismo 6.  Check out the video below.

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Ford Mustang GT Sounds Strong

No, this is not the new 4 cylinder EcoBoost or the V6! This is the 5.0 V8 that the Mustang will hopefully never lose...

 

 

 

 

 

1970 Mustang Mach 1 Twister Special Sells at Auction

This sweet 1970 Mustang Mach 1 Cobra Jet 428 “Twister Special” just sold at auction for $107,000 at Mecum Kansas City.  If you’re not from the Midwest then you might not be familiar with the “Twister Special”.  In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s Ford offered regional special editions of the Mustang in an attempt to boost sales.  In California you had the “California Special, in Colorado you had the “High Country Special”, and in Kansas City you had the Mach 1 “Twister Special”.  Only 96 units were built complete with a Grabber Orange paint job and “Twister Special” graphics available in either a Cobra Jet 428 or a 351 Cleveland. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Twin Engine 500 HP 2002 Mini Cooper

Check out this twin-engine 2002 Mini Cooper that appeared on the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage.  The owner added 2 1.6 liter supercharged engines, each pumping out 250 horsepower.  The engines start up separately and can be operated individually or in sync.  See the full details of this build and watch Jay take this puppy for a joy ride in the video below.

 

 

 

 

Watercar Panther Amphibious Vehicle Tears Up Land and Sea

Check out the Watercar Panther, your own personal amphibious vehicle.  This bad boy is at home on land or see and is definitely not some kind of hodge-podge design.  The Panther is powered by a 3.7-liter Honda VTEC engine that allows the Panther to reach over 80 MPH on land and 44 MPH on water.  Check out the video below to see the Panther in action.

 

 

 

 

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Numbers Matching 1969 Pontiac GTO

1969 Pontiac GTO Coupe. Finished in fresh Matador Red paint with new black interior. This Goat is powered by the original numbers matching 400CI V8 engine mated to a factory 3-Speed manual transmission with Hurst Shifter. Our beautiful Pontiac is equipped with a ram air hood with hood tach, disc brakes, and even has Ice Cold Factory Air Conditioning. This car was subject to a recent restoration and drives like new. You will be the envy of everyone at your local cruise night when you pull up in this incredible muscle car.

 

 

 

 

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LSR Honda Insight Crashes at 190 MPH

Check out this brutal crash by Brian Gillespie his Hasport Hondata Insight at El Mirage dry lakes in Southern California.  He was reportedly going at about 190 MPH when he lost control and the car began to take a countless number of rolls and flips.  We are glad to report that the safety equipment did its job and somehow Brian managed to escape with only minor injuries.

 

 

 

 

 

1976 Corvette Customized By Bulgarian Company Vilner

Yes, even Europeans can’t deny some good old classic American muscle.  Bulgarian tuning outfit, Vilner, has customized all sorts of killer rides from Bentley Continentals to Mercedes SLS AMG’s, but this custom 1976 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray takes the cake in our books.  The original 350 cubic inch V8 was tuned with new heads and shafts, and fitted with twin carburetors.   The inside was completely redone with nappa leather (calfskin) all the way from the seats to the t-tops.  Perhaps a little over-the-top are the door panels which are fitted with Corian inserts which are normally used for high-end kitchen countertops.   At any rate, it’s nice to see that they didn’t butcher this ‘Vette too much…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corvair Blows Tire at 186 MPH

Check out Charlie's Corvair which may very well be the fastest Corvair in the world with a top speed of 213 MPH.  As a retired Air Force Pilot, Charile is no stranger to speed and actually totaled his first Corvair in a horiffic end-over-end crash.  Charlie managed to walk away and built the "Fastair" you see in this video.  Watch it blow a rear tire when it hits 186 MPH then spin out of control.  Somehow the car didn't flip and Charlie was fine...

 

 

News source: Jalopnik