Drastically Modified Imports – Nissan GT-R vs. BMW 340i
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Both these dudes are packing some serious heat! A pair of import owners have had it up to here with the smack talking and they’re set to hit the streets. They’ll work out their aggression the old-fashioned way – roll racing on the interstates (of Mexico). It’s almost throw-down time. In lane one we have the Nissan GT-R. From the factory this all-wheel drive coupe was equipped with a twin turbocharged 3.8-liter V6 engine capable of producing nearly 600hp. In its current state of modification, this GT-R is doing way better than that. The engine has been professionally built to on Drastically Mod ..read more
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Roll Racing All-Nighter – Cars From Multiple Continents
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2w ago
These gearheads are throwing down on the interstate (in Mexico). Cars from all over the planet have converged on a single strip of blacktop to see who is the baddest roll racer around. Get ready for some white-knuckle action in the cool night air. Our first competitor is an Audi RS3. It’s tuned to burn E85 and equipped with a full accoutrement of high-performance bolt-ons. The RS3 will be taking-on a BMW M3 with an upgraded exhaust system and an E50 tune. When these bruisers get wound-up, it sounds like a swarm of angry bees. Anyhow, Audi for the win. on Roll Racing All-Nighter – Cars From Mul ..read more
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Drag Race – Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 vs. Ford GT
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2w ago
This drag race is about as all-American as apple pie, baseball and lemonade. Thing is, it takes place across the pond in the United Kingdom. That’s alright, these Brits are red-blooded driving enthusiasts that know how to get every last drop out of a sports car. Buckle-up. We will begin with the C8 Corvette Z06. As the latest iteration of the iconic Corvette segment, the C8 features many innovative options. First and foremost is the mid-mounted naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8 engine. Mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the N/A V8 can churn out 670hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torq ..read more
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Whipple Ford Mustang vs. Big Turbo MKIV Toyota Supra – Street Hits
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2w ago
As the warn nights of summer settle upon us, high-level roll racing takes to the streets of Mexico. This evening delivers a contest between a pair of purpose-built cars capable of mind-numbing acceleration and extreme levels of speed. Hold on to your hats, this one is going to be sheer pandemonium. First on the card is the 1994 Toyota Supra. As far as Supras go, this is a spectacular example. At the heart of this creampuff is a turbocharged inline 6-cylinder 3.0-liter engine. The engine has been fortified with premium internals and the turbo is a Precision 7275 with all on Whipple Ford Mustang ..read more
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Tire Roasting V8 Powered Nissan 240Z
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2w ago
Here’s another one of those V8 swapped imports that gearheads appreciate so much. This time it’s a Datsun (Nissan) with a domestic flair – and running gear. Let’s join Stevie (from S&S Motorsport) and Shawn (AutotopiaLA) as they give us all the details of this tire roasting machine. This build began as a bone stock 1972 Datsun 240Z (in lime green). If you’re thinking that something doesn’t look quite right, it’s because the body has been upgraded with custom fender flares (4-inch front and 3-inch rear). No rivets here. These flares are sculpted and welded beautifully. The exterior is loade ..read more
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1800HP Gen II Camaro vs 1500HP Ford F-150 – Drag Racing
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2w ago
Coming at you from the Texas Motorplex, the Hoonigan crew delivers with another impressive “This vs That” encounter. I can almost taste the ethanol and smell the sweet stench of burnt rubber as these two ground-pounding No Prep machines prepare for battle. Shall we have a look under the hood? We start with the late model Ford F-150 pickup. Yep, it’s a four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive and it has sticky slicks on all four corners. Lift the bonnet and we find a sleeved 5.0-liter Coyote motor with a pair of Precision 7475 turbochargers. This Ford is running a factory controller. The on 1800HP Gen ..read more
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Top Gear Tunnel Run – Lamborghini Huracan STO
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2w ago
Greetings gearheads and welcome to Northamptonshire, England, home of the leaky old tunnel (turned high-tech test center) called the Top Gear Proving Ground. Today, Stig will treat us to a truly Italian experience, indeed. He is set to unleash the Lamborghini Huracan STO inside the amplified confines of the Catesby Railroad Tunnel. If you have earbuds – now is the time. Called a “track toy with a license plate”, the Lamborghini Huracan STO is a brilliant machine featuring a mid-mounted V10 5.2-liter engine specially tuned to produce 631hp. The car’s curb weight has also been reduced with thinn ..read more
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Street Stompin’ – Nitrous C8 Corvette and Twin Turbo Mustang GT vs. BMW M3
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2w ago
This video documents what happens when a bevy of serious-minded street racers venture south of the border for some roll racing fun. Some are turbocharged, others are supercharged, and some have nitrous. What’s one thing they all have in common? They are in it to win it. The first contest of the evening is between a BMW M3 and a Ford Mustang GT. The Beemer has full bolt-ons and it is tuned to burn E75 fuel. The Ford has a Hellion twin turbo kit and a 10-speed automatic transmission. It looks as though the BMW wins a close one. The on Street Stompin’ – Nitrous C8 Corvette and Twin Turbo Mustang ..read more
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Top 10 List – Best V8 Swaps from LS Fest Las Vegas
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2w ago
LS Fest in Las Vegas has something for everyone. There’s drag racing, roll racing, drifting and off-road racing. There are plenty of vehicles to take on every demarcation. This clip focuses on the 10 most impressive LS swaps on the property (as seen by 1320 Video). 10). Is a 1993 Mazda RX-7 with an LS6 6.0-liter V8 from a 2003 Chevy pickup. This guy has drifting on his mind. 9). It’s obvious that the owner of this 1967 front engine Dragster (with a nitrous fed 4.8-liter LS motor) is all about the straight lines. His first pass is a 9.13 on Top 10 List – Best V8 Swaps from LS Fest Las Vegas ..read more
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Toyota Supra with Nitrous vs. Hellion Twin Turbo Mustang – 50 to 150 Street Hits
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2w ago
These hyped-up gearheads are taking it back to the streets (of Mexico) for some high-speed roll racing action. We join the festivities already in progress. The 2022 Toyota Supra is a collaboration between Toyota and BWM. It rolls off the assembly line with a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine that can produce between 255hp and 382hp. Higher tier stock Supra GR models could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8-seconds and turn the quarter-mile in 12.1-seconds @ 117 mph. The car featured in this video has been upgraded with an open exhaust, full bolt-ons and some degree of weight on T ..read more
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