The guys over at BangShift shared this clever idea for displaying and collecting Hot Wheels and other similarly-scaled toy cars. Simply scour eBay for the appropriate 1970s-era Chevy pickup grille, hang, and fill. (Thanks Craig!)
The last version of Lotus‘ street legal track car. The 3-Eleven 430 sees the speedster’s 3.5L V6 engine optimized to produce 430hp, 20 more than the original. It now has a full carbon fiber bodywork, reducing its weight by 11lb. It goes from 0-60mph in 3.1s and tops out at 180mph.
Back in 1958, Disney envisioned the future of America’s highways and automotive tech. While we still don’t have flying ambulances or self-building roads, backup cameras and traffic apps are everyday items, and autonomy is closer than ever. Watch the full movie here.
Legacy Overland’s awesomely restored and upgraded 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ-45. It has a 3.5L 6-cylinder diesel engine, Old Man Emu suspension, Daytona Beadlock steel wheels, BF Goodrich Mud Terrain tires, LED headlights, and a Bluetooth radio connected to four speakers.
Inspired by the car in the 1968 Steve McQueen flick, but based on the latest Mustang GT, it packs an upgraded 5.0L V8 that makes at least 475 hp, performance exhaust, and a 6-speed manual with a cue ball shift knob. It looks great in Dark Highland Green, with minimal badging.
The last version of one of the definitive Italian supercars. The 25th Anniversary Lamborghini Countach was designed by Pagani founder Horacio Pagani, and includes a tweaked nose, bumper and air intakes. It also has power windows and seats, and a more powerful A/C.
Donut Media looks at the evolution of Ford’s muscle car, with illustrations of some of the most notable versions of the Mustang, like the 1964 convertible, the Cobra, and the 2018 model, along with their growls. Also, there’s no way the GT350R weighs that much.
This 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera has been restored and turned into a rally racer and all conditions ride by the Paterek Brothers. It has a 3.2L flat six, Bosch Monotronic fuel injection, 5-speed manual transmission, ventilated disc brakes and fully independent suspension.
British auto engineering company RML Group specializes in race cars. But they did recently did the opposite of their operations, turning the track-only Aston Martin Vulcan into a street-legal beast. Lovecars spoke with the company for a tour of the conversion.
Prop maker David Guyton takes a break from making badass prop armor to present his take on a retractable license plate. His DIY solution is made from affordable materials and uses a simple scissor mechanism. You’ll have to figure out how to mount it on your car though.
There’s only one official Ferrari Testarossa Spider. But this conversion by German coachbuilder Lorenz & Rankl is as close to the real deal as it gets, with the top hidden in a rear compartment. Only five units were made, and this is the fourth of the batch.
“It’s an artisan driving experience.” Simone Giertz now lives in San Francisco, so she went full hipster and bought a Comuta-Car. An electric car from the early ’80s, it’s barely 8 ft long, has a 6 hp motor, a duckbill battery compartment and an ABS plastic body.
Aston Martin trimmed the back of the DB11’s chassis then combined it with the DB10’s nose to create the new Vantage. A divisive but definitely aggressive look. It’s powered by an AMG-sourced 4L twin-turbo V8 engine that produces up to 503 hp and 513 lb-ft. of torque.
Porsche 911 shop Singer worked with Williams Advanced Engineering to create a restoration system for the classic 964. The Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS) is focused on reducing weight and optimizing aerodynamics while preserving the car’s timeless silhouette.
We recently spent a week living with the ultimate all-purpose vehicle – a comfortable, tech-savvy, three-row family hauler that also happens to pack a 6.4L V8 HEMI, making 475 horsepower, launching the beast from 0-to-60 in 4.4 secs. Read our full review on 95octane.
Two drivers set off on an amazing adventure in a wonderful classic car. Their route? A 13,000 kilometer ride in the Peking to Paris Rally in a 1941 Chevrolet Business Coupe, nicknamed “Boomba.” Plus, they did it for a good cause, raising money for young womens’ education.