THE BEST Rides

Best Burnout Ever

Best Burnout Ever

If you jump to 6:38 in this video clip, you’ll see Mike Proctor pull off the ultimate vehicular peel-out. Even though the car isn’t going 88mph, Marty McFly and Doc Brown would be so proud.

Tesla Model S (Video)

Tesla Model S (Video)

You’ve seen the pictures, now see it in action. Tesla finally shows off its Model S electric sedan. The car in the video is actually an alpha version, but it’s already looking good. Awfully quiet too.

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EcoRoamer Survival RV

EcoRoamer Survival RV

With 46″ tires and a Cat C7 diesel engine, the EcoRoamer’s size belies its sophistication; it uses a NASA-designed water-purifying system and pumps out a 0.8 mile wide WiFi signal. (Thanks Philip!)

Sub G1 Concept

Sub G1 Concept

This three-wheeler combines a 1000cc Suzuki V-Twin engine with a sit-down cockpit. While it’s reminiscent of early race cars, it’s decidedly modern in execution. 3 were produced in 2005.

John Lennon’s Ferrari 330GT

John Lennon’s Ferrari 330GT

John Lennon’s first car, a 1965 Ferrari 330GT, is being auctioned. After he passed his driver’s test, car dealers literally lined up their cars outside his house. Lennon bought it for about $2,800.

2012 Caterham-Lola SP/300R

2012 Caterham-Lola SP/300R

With a curb weight of just about 1200 pounds, and a 305hp supercharged Ford Duratec 2.0L engine, it’s no wonder this British racer can hit 0-60 in 2.8 seconds, and a top speed of 180mph.

Ariel Atom Mugen

Ariel Atom Mugen

To celebrate the Atom’s 10th anniversary, Ariel teamed up with Mugen to create the Atom Mugen. The super-lightweight car has a 270hp Honda K20Z Type R engine, allowing it to go from 0-60 in 2.9s.

RX-7 vs. ZX-10 Drift Battle

RX-7 vs. ZX-10 Drift Battle

A stretched ’05 Kawasaki ZX-10 piloted by Nick “Apex” Brocha takes on a Corvette-powered RX-7 driven by Jim Guthrie in a twisty, high speed drifting battle. Who will win? (Thanks Matt!)

GMC All Terrain HD Concept

GMC All Terrain HD Concept

The Sierra All Terrain HD concept has a 6.6L V8 engine that delivers 397hp and 765 lb.ft. of torque. Its suspension has been beefed up, it has 35in tires and is wider and taller than the original Sierra HD.

2012 Honda Civic Concepts

2012 Honda Civic Concepts

Honda recently unveiled their Civic sedan and Civic Si coupe concepts. Aside from a natural gas model, the Civic Si will also have a hybrid model, which will have Li-ion batteries alongside a 1.5L engine.

Audi R8 x Tron

Audi R8 x Tron

West Coast Customs pimped out an Audi R8, giving it a Tron-themed makeover to promote Monster’s line of Tron audio gear. We’re not sure why they made it chrome instead of just black though.

Mercedes-Benz F500 Mind

Mercedes-Benz F500 Mind

You wouldn’t know it by its polished looks, but the F500 Mind is only used for testing new features. It has cameras and recording gear, and its switches, buttons and pedals have unusual features.

Vancat

Vancat

Peak Adventures are selling their trusty Vancat, a hauler made from an unlikely combination of a Dodge Ram body and a 391hp Ford V8 engine. Its Hans Hall aluminum tracks are still in top shape.

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Radically Porsche Design Contest

Radically Porsche Design Contest

Some of the finalists in the Radically Porsche pattern design contest. The winners will get a masters degree scholarship and will have their designs applied on actual Porsche Caymans.

The Crudest Car Commercial

The Crudest Car Commercial

(NSFW language) Although this ad, from Artcore for the Romanian car company Dacia, blasts a variety of socioeconomic and cultural groups with its filthy insults, it’s still pretty darn funny too.

2012 Hyundai Veloster

2012 Hyundai Veloster

With its 1.6-liter, 138hp engine, it’s not the most powerful little car – but the sub-compact Veloster is definitely one of the more sporty, and high-tech rides to emerge from the Korean automaker.

Ralph Lauren’s Rare Automobiles

Ralph Lauren’s Rare Automobiles

With its stainless-steel counters and museum-style installations, Ralph Lauren’s D.A.D. Garage is filled with dozens of the world’s rarest cars, all in ideal condition and all driven by the designer himself.

Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid

Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid

Porsche has revealed their latest concept, the 918 RSR. Combining racetrack technology with the GT3 R Hybrid, the 918 RSR uses a flywheel energy recovery system for added power and traction.

Giant Robot Famicom Scion

Giant Robot Famicom Scion

Made by Giant Robot publisher Eric Nakamura and Len Higa of Onimotorworks, the car is filled with 8-bit references, from the boxy, button-filled exterior to the cartridge that turns the car on.

Custom 1955 Ford Thunderbird

Custom 1955 Ford Thunderbird

This gorgeous 1955 Ford Thunderbird concept car is from industrial designer Bo Zolland. The car features classic curves on the exterior, and will be built on a 2009 Ford Mustang platform.

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Intermarine 55 Yacht

Intermarine 55 Yacht

Intermarine and BMW DesignworksUSA have developed the $2.2M, 57′ Intermarine 55 yacht, with a cruising range of 350 nautical miles, top speed of 31 knots and luxurious living areas.

Ciento Once Concept

Ciento Once Concept

GWA Tuning is working on this one-of-a-kind gullwing based on the experimental Mercedes-Benz C111. The Once has a 408hp M120 V12 engine, and brilliantly updates the C111’s retro styling.

Reiter Lamborghini LP600+

Reiter Lamborghini LP600+

Reiter Engineering’s latest creation is a fully race ready Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+, with a V-10 90° mid mount engine that makes 600+ hp at 8000 rpm. You can have all that and more for $400K.

Dobbertin HydroCar

Dobbertin HydroCar

Handmade by Rick Dobbertin, the amphibious HydroCar has a 762hp Chevrolet engine for its car mode and a 750hp ASD-6 Arneson Surface Drive for propulsion on water. Videos here.

Granny Loves Her Volkswagen

Granny Loves Her Volkswagen

This amusing Dutch Volkswagen Golf ad shows us the truth about buying a car from a little old lady; she looks like she only drove her car to church on Sunday – and then at the Nürburgring on Monday.

The Norton Project

The Norton Project

Jeff Ledellaytner’s dad loved riding his Norton motorcycle until it got wrecked in 1993. Jeff and his brother stole the bike and had it restored in time for Christmas. Skip to 10:30 for the big reveal.

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