Ringbrothers' Happy Camper Winnebago is probably the last vehicle you'd expect to be tearing up a drag strip, but that's exactly what it can do. How? Power comes courtesy of a supercharged Wegner Motorsports LS 408 V8, mated to a GM 4L80 automatic transmission, that churns out an eye-watering 900 horsepower, enabling it to hit 50mph in just 3-seconds. Continue reading for another video, more pictures, and information.
Taiwan-based Rough Crafts, headed by Winston Yeh, is famous for their custom motorcycles, and the "Iron Guerilla Harley Sportster Custom" is yet another blacked out masterpiece. Based on the 2009 Harley Davidson Sportster Iron 883, nearly ever single part has been either replaced or custom fabricated by Yeh's team. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
Your eyes aren't playing tricks, this is a real miniature 1970 Chevy Nova. It rides on a handmade tube chassis and fiberglass body, with a Ford Mustang-sourced front suspension, Toyota 8-bolt differential and coolest of all, a fuel-injected Kawasaki ZX motorcycle motor pushing nearly 200-horses sent trough a 6-speed transmission. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Shockwave is essentially one of two jet-powered American trucks: Shockwave, a Peterbilt semi, and Super Shockwave, a 1957 Chevy, Bob Motz. The former is the first of the Shockwave trucks, and currently holds the world record for jet-powered full-sized trucks at 376 miles per hour. It's powered by three Westinghouse J34-48 turbines, which allow the truck to complete the quarter-mile in 6.63-seconds. Super Shockwave is the more recent of the two trucks, and is powered by two Westinghouse J34-48 jet engines. In the full mile, the truck is able to reach 336 mph. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video about the myth of cupid and psyche.
Eagle Prime is America's entrant into the Giant Robot Duel, and also the first MK3-class MegaBot from MegaBots, Inc. Weighing in at a hefty 12-tons, and standing 16-feet-tall, this massive robot seats two, is powered by a 430-horsepower V8 LS3 engine, and will set you back a cool $2.5-million - cupholders come standard. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The $2.5-million Bugatti Chiron, powered by an 8L W16 quad-turbocharged engine producing 1,479-horsepower and 1,180 lb-ft of torque, is a forced to be reckoned with, but imagine a version built specifically to tackle sand dunes. Automotive designer Javier Oquendo gives us a preview of such a machine, and it's rugged to say the least. Boasting large off-road tires, a bull bar, spare wheel, and plenty of additional lights. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone crushing 1500-sheets of paper with an industrial hydraulic press.
Classified Moto's latest project, "Frank", looks to be straight from the Mad Max movies. It's based on the Triumph Speed Triple 1050 motorcycle and features 11-inch wide ATV tires as well as a fully custom, Chromoly, single-sided swing arm. Unfortunately, there's no word yet on if the shop will be selling this gem. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Not just a purely cosmetic makeover, East Coast Defender's "Project Blackout," based on the Land Rover Defender, is now powered by a 5.3-liter Chevrolet LC9 V8 engine producing 310 hp @ 5200 RPM and 335 lb.-ft. @ 4000 RPM. The shop also added a Borla exhaust, EBC performance brakes, Ron Davis aluminum radiator, a full roof rack, LED spot lamps and 18" Sawtooth wheels wrapped in a set of BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO2 tires. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Ford unveiled the industry's first pursuit-rated pickup truck, the 2018 F-150 Police Responder. It's capable of speeds up to 100 mph, thanks to a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine producing 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, mated to a Ford SelectShift 10-speed transmission, plus four-wheel drive for all-terrain police performance. The vehicle is based on the F-150 FX4 off-road model, and its 145-inch wheelbase sits on a high-strength steel frame, complete with Ford's high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy SuperCrew body. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Priced at $126K, this bespoke APEX Land Rover Defender by Arkonik is basically a 90 station wagon in two-tone Indus Silver with a Santorini Black roof, powered by a 200TDi engine. The exterior features Kahn 1948 wheels wrapped in Goodyear Wrangler 235/85/16 MT/R tires, an aircon grille, Aluminum Fire & Ice side steps, a Puma bonnet an a NAS rear step. Inside, you'll find black leather Modular front row seats, tip-up seats in the load area, leather door cards, black suede headlining / side panels, a deluxe custom sound system and an Ice White interior LED package. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the fog that killed 12,000 people.