In the late 1960s, F1 cars used aerodynamic effects used in a big way, with many teams installing huge wings on struts, but auto enthusiast Wesley Kagan took things a step further by building his own from a Porsche Boxster. To make this a reality, he had to first use the Forza Motorsport game to mock up a shell before picking up a used Boxster for $2,500. What he got was a running engine, transmission, brakes, steering rack, and other technical components. Read more for a video and additional information.
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For $110K, you could either buy a nice used Ferrari 360, or this bizarre Acura NSX and LaFerrari mashup. According to the seller, the vehicle is painted blood red and was built by Santarsiero Concepts. It took approximately four-years to design and build using an Acura NSX chassis with 75,000 miles on the odometer. It’s powered by a 3.0-liter V6 engine generating 270 hp and 210 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Engineer Shane Wighton has created many sports-related machines in the past, but this one may be the coolest yet. Simply put, it’s a baseball bat equipped with an explosive piston that almost always guarantees a home run. However, this isn’t a project just anyone can try, as Wighton had to fabricate a custom bat from a slab of pine before fitting the steel piston mechanism on the end powered by .27-caliber blank bullets. Read more for a video and additional information.
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For the 2021 model year,the Ford Bronco returns to the automaker’s light-truck product range after a 25-year hiatus. The chassis is based on the Ford Ranger rather than the F-Series, marking the sixth-generation Bronco a mid-size SUV for the first time. This makes it perfect to be turned into a police interceptor. Ford has created a second-generation Police Interceptor Utility, derived from the sixth-generation Explorer, for the 2020 model year. Read more to see another render from designer Aksyonov Nikita.
South Florida Jeeps isn’t your average car dealer, as they’ve been known for some crazy builds, including this 6×6 monster. At $140K, it’s powered by a Corvette-sourced 6.2-liter LS3 V8 and based on a real Gladiator chassis that has been lengthened to make room for an extra axle. The drivetrain adds a nine-inch differential with a Detroit True Track Locker for full-time six-wheel drive. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Ferrari’s first 360 model produced was the Modena, named after the town of Modena, the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari, and it went into production in 1999 before being replaced by the F430 six years later. Scott Marshall from Australia saw this 2003 model year Modena for sale in the UK and decided to transform it into the stretch limousine that you see here. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Jordan born, UAE-based professional racer Ahmad Daham has just revealed his completed Lexus RC F Carbon Kevlar Drift Car, and it’s a doozy. The original engine has been swapped out for a 3.0L Toyota Supra 2JZ, complete with an upgraded turbocharger, valvetrain, triple-pump fuel system, and nitrous kit, mated to a four-speed sequential gearbox with a twin-plate competition clutch.. This drifting beast produces a monstrous 1,200 HP and 1,080 lb-ft of torque. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
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For those who aren’t aviation enthusiasts, the Cirrus SR22 is a single-engine four- or five-seat composite aircraft that has been the world’s best-selling general aviation (GA) airplane every year since 2003. It’s currently the single most-produced GA aircraft made from composite material, and comprises over 30% of the entire piston aircraft market. However, when you combine one of these with a Chevrolet Tracker, this monstrosity ensues. Read more for additional pictures and information.
It’s not everyday that you see a hot rod on the road, much less one shaped like a helmet, but that’s exactly what AJ Bohata created. Modeled after the helmet of a knight’s armor, the project began with rectangular tubing cut and TIG-welded for the chassis. Once the chassis was completed by hand, a 355-cubic inch V8 with Weiand 6-71 supercharger was installed that generates 1,000 horsepower. Read more for a video and additional information
The Toyota RAV4 was originally designed for those who wanted a vehicle that had most of the benefits of SUVs, like increased cargo room, higher visibility, and the option of full-time four-wheel drive, but the maneuverability and fuel economy of a compact car. A group of 200 factory workers at the automaker’s Takaoka factory in Japan spent their free time turning one of these RAV4s into a limousine. Read more for a video and additional information.