Ken Block once again rips up some tires and smokes some brakes with the latest in his awesome Gymkhana stunt series. While the locale of Buffalo, NY isn’t as exotic as past videos, Block’s wheel skills and his amazing 600hp Ford Focus RS RX still shine.
We spent the weekend with Ford Performance and Chip Ganassi Racing to get an up close look at their spectacular Ford GT Le Mans race cars, as they were prepped and raced at Road America. We did our best to capture what we saw and heard, sans music or voiceover, in 4K.
Jay Leno’s Garage showcases a beautiful, durable and (more or less) practical hot rod that started out as half of a rotting Model T. But the real gem here is its builder, Clayton Paddison, who has a couple of touching stories about his car. Test drive at 19:33.
Hagerty shares this time-lapse of an old Ford Flathead V8 engine being stripped down to its block, then painstakingly rebuilt to like-new by Thirlby Automotive with the help of Edelbrock. It’s amazing how good something this old can look with enough time and effort.
The F1 Ranger Marmon-Herrington was the first Ford Ranger. It started as a Ford delivery truck that Marmon-Herrington converted into a 4×4. It’s believed that only 54 F1 Rangers were made; this particular unit has been meticulously restored to its original condition.
“It’ll make you look like a hero, it will make you feel like a hero.” With Mercedes-Benz and Audi joining the hot hatch market, Carfection’s Alex Goy thinks that the new Ford Focus RS not only stands a chance, but is in fact better than anything that came before or alongside it.
Classic Recreations’ handbuilt GT500 Shelby Mustang packs a 427ci Ford Performance V8 and a Procharger F1-R supercharger to push out more than 800hp. It’s built on a ’67 fastback chassis, and rocks 18″ Forgeline wheels, Detroit Speed suspension, and Magnaflow exhaust.
The master hoonigan returns to tear up some pavement and leave behind a thick layer of rubber and dust in his latest Gymkhana stunt video, taking on wild animals, exotic sports cars, and even a jumbo jet in and around Dubai in his tricked out Ford Fiesta RX43.
Shelby turns the Ford Mustang GT into a 750hp track beast, w/ upgraded cooling, brakes, suspension, and aero, inspired by Carroll Shelby and his friends tearing up its rough and rugged namesake Texas district back in the day. We took a hot lap in one and are still smiling.
Superformance will make 20 licensed replicas of the Shelby GT40 Mk.II that dominated the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. These chassis will be so accurate that over 90% of their parts will fit in the originals. Available in black/silver, red/white and blue/white.
Originally made by Fuller Moto for Jet-Hot, the Double Down is a wicked all-wheel drive hot rod based on the 1932 Ford coupe. It has a Jon Kaase Boss Nine engine that produces up to 825 hp, and custom made Indy-style suspension. It will be auctioned off on 1/23/16.