Come along for the ride as we take Chevrolet’s blazing 2009 Corvette ZR1 to its terminal velocity on the high-speed oval. Read the story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/112_0810_2009_corvette_zr1_vs_porsche_gt2_vs_ferrari_599_vs_nissan_gtr/index.html
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2016 McLaren 570GT around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.
There are plenty of old cars seen in backgrounds of Roadkill Garage, and viewers often wonder what the plans are for them. On this Roadkill Extra, David Freiburger spills the details on the hulk of a 1972 Dodge Charger that’s been owned by either him or Steve Dulcich for a decade. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/freetrial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:rke:ep301_fr_de:link:na:mtod As you watch,
In this clip from Dirt Every Day Episode 99, Fred and Dave fix up a 1966 U13 Roadster Ford Bronco that’s been lying dormant for decades, then see how it performs on a really tough creek trail! #DirtEveryDay #Bronco #FordBronco
On this bonus episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, it’s the return of our ’66 Buick Special convertible. In episode 5, we showed you how this car had been abandoned in an Arizona backyard for 33 years with the top down. Freiburger and Finnegan flew into town, got the car running with the help of Rick
Day 1 Recap. We’re rolling in our stock 1967 Chevy II Nova for a one-week transformation from grocery getter to gasser in 5 days! Today’s build we have a lot of things to do. We’re going to dismantle the car, bolt in the front and rear suspension (straight front axle), and get the brakes going.
The Swedes came to Hot Rod Drag Week in full force in 2016, and Freiburger shows you the quickest of them all: an Opel Ascona that has run high 7s with a nitrous big-block, and that has won the Stockholm Open six times. The car is also full of Roadkill-style junkyard parts. We’ve provided this
You’ve now seen Roadkill host David Freiburger’s ’71 Plymouth Road Runner in an episode of Roadkill and one episode of Roadkill Garage with another one coming. But in this Extra you’ll get to know the car even better as Freiburger geeks out on all his Mopar-loving minutia about the car and its options. We’ve provided
On this episode of The Downshift, come walk the aisles of the 2012 Western Grand Nationals with HOT ROD’s David Freiburger and Lowrider legend Joe Ray, as they discuss the hottest trends in retro, hot rods, lowriders, rat rods, rockabillies, street rodders, greaser customizers and more. The Downshift appears every Tuesday on the new Motor
Remember the Dodge 360 small-block engine from Roadkill Garage episodes 3 and 4? It was later run on the dyno for Engine Masters episode 14, and then rebuilt, hopped up, and retested for a future Engine Masters. But the machine shop screwed it up pretty badly, so here’s an update from the set of Roadkill
Watch the full episode on MotorTrend: https://bit.ly/2JnMXpy On this episode of Roadkill’s Junkyard Gold, Steve Magnante is in Shelby, North Carolina. Are we looking for GT350s and Cobras? No way! That’s because this Shelby is home to Sundell Auto Specialties, strict purveyors of General Motors muscle.Follow along with Magnante as he uncovers an explosive Malibu
Motor Trend editor-at-large Arthur St. Antoine outlines the Motor Trend test numbers for the all-new 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 in our exclusive video. Shot By: Jim Gleason & Mike Suggett Edited By: Terren Lin Read the story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/112_0810_2009_chevrolet_corvette_zr1_first_test/
We’ve reached the final day of 2014 SEMA Week brought to you by 76, and only we would dare to bring this ridiculous mix of vehicles together for a grudge race on an unprepped airport runway. Fred Williams, Jessi Lang, Mike Sabounchi and Mike Finnegan begged and bribed SEMA Show exhibitors to loan them vehicles
At every junkyard there’s one standout find, and when Roadkill host David Freiburger cruised Colorado Auto & Parts in Englewood, Colorado, this 1968 Mercury Cougar 6.5L with a four-speed was the wowzer. Follow along as Freiburger shares the discovery and a little bit of background on this unusual luxury muscle car. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/30-day-free-trial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:rke:ep191_fr_de:link:na:mtod As you watch,
Mickey Thompson was arguably the greatest hot-rodder who ever lived and was the first American to reach 400 miles per hour in a car. Roadkill’s David Freiburger tells us how it happened. #MickeyThompson #MotorTrend #Roadkill Want more crazy build stories with Freiburger? Check out Roadkill, $3K Hooptie Challenge, and more only on the MotorTrend App!
Watch more full episodes on MotorTrend! http://bit.ly/36jU4IP The 1994 Jeep Wrangler YJ that was rescued from a junkyard returns for bigger 1-ton axles and giant 40-inch tires. On this episode of Dirt Every Day presented by Tire Rack watch as Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle transform their Junkyard Jeep into a trail monster, and then
If you tuned in on Friday, you saw the MTOD-exclusive “200 Club” documentary, where Freiburger rode in a strange contraption of a push truck that’s used to shove our land-speed-racing Camaro off the starting line at the salt flats in Australia. In this Roadkill Extra, you’ll get to see more of what that truck is
Watch the full episode on MotorTrend: https://bit.ly/2Vdw3i1 When is taking untested, unreliable junk on a road trip a bad idea? Eh, maybe 90 percent of the time, but not when you have a buddy who’s up for weathering any storm by your side.On this episode of Roadkill, Mike Finnegan and Tony Angelo take on a
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.
Watch the full episode right now, exclusively with MotorTrend premium! http://bit.ly/2Kk78Dm In this Preview of Junkyard Gold Episode 5, Steve comes across the one that started it all for Dodge muscle cars: The 1954 Indy Pace Car! Tune in to see what verifies this as 1 out of 701 ever built and a certified legend!
It’s time for more math class with David Freiburger on this episode of Roadkill Extra. You’ll learn how to calculate the change in engine rpm at any given speed after you’ve changed rear-axle ratio, tire diameter, or transmission ratio. We’ve provided this free episode on YouTube to give you a taste of Roadkill Extra so
On this episode of Dirt Every Day Extra, Fred Williams shows us different suspension joints that can be used to build a four-link suspension. We’ve provided this free episode on YouTube to give you a taste of Dirt Every Day Extra so you can decide if you’d like to subscribe for more episodes. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/freetrial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:dede:ep211_fr_de:link:na:mtod
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2015 Best Driver’s Car. The Porsche Cayman GT4 is one of 10 contenders competing for the title of 2015 Best Driver’s Car. The winner will be announced on Thursday, October 1st on the Motor Trend Channel
This time on Dirt Every Day Extra, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle show the parts of the axle found under a Toyota Land Cruiser and discuss modifications to make them ready for an upcoming project. We’ve provided this free episode on YouTube to give you a taste of Dirt Every Day Extra so you can
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2016 Best Driver’s Car Powered by Mothers. The Jaguar F-Type SVR is one of 12 contenders competing for the title of 2016 Best Driver’s Car. The winner will be announced on Thursday, September 22nd on the
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2016 Best Driver’s Car Powered by Mothers. The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R is one of 12 contenders competing for the title of 2016 Best Driver’s Car. The winner will be announced on Thursday, September 22nd
There is only one Mustang that Ford had yet to recreate—the baddest of all, the Boss. That is, until now. Meet the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302, the best, most well-rounded Mustang ever. We take it to the track to see how it performs. READ THE STORY HERE: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1102_2012_ford_mustang_boss_302_test/index.html Also find Motor Trend on: Tweets
Purchase the official action-packed UA 2014 DVD at: http://www.offroadpowerproducts.com/c-3194-petersens-4-wheel-off-road-magazine-ultimate-adventure.aspx Ahh, an Ultimate Adventure road day! Many would think that the trail days are going to be the toughest challenge to the well-built off-road rig, but after a hard trail day is usually when one finds the weak links. Dirt packed in the radiator preventing cooling,
Spolier alert: this Roadkill Extra will give you a glimpse of the upcoming final installment of the retro makeover of the Crusher Camaro. At the same time, Freiburger will be installing some gauges in the car and giving you some tips you probably have never considered when buying aftermarket instruments. We’ve provided this free episode
Part 5 of Ultimate Adventure 2017. Day Seven began with some parking lot repairs in Hurricane, Utah, before the group made the short drive from town to Sand Hollow OHV for some technical rockcrawling and high-speed sand dune action. San Hollow is a completely open off-road play area with incredible sandstone obstacles. We slid in