Nissan ZEOD RC – “World’s Fastest Electric Racing Car”

Nissan ZEOD RC – “World’s Fastest Electric Racing Car”

Nissan ZEOD RC uses the same battery technology used in the Nissan LEAF.  It’s speed exceeds 186mph or 300km/h Nissan revealed the ZEOD RC – “the world’s fastest electric racing car”, according to Nissan, that is expected to achieve speeds of more than 186 mph. Standing for “Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car”, the ZEOD … Continue reading

OLE ORANGE BANG: TILL DEATH DO US PART

OLE ORANGE BANG: TILL DEATH DO US PART

It saddens me everyday as I drive around Los Angeles, stuck in traffic surrounded by big metal things with four wheels. They are not cars, they are simply methods of transportation, also known as ‘mots.’ You don’t fall in love with a mot. You trade it in when it gets old, you smash it into … Continue reading

THE V8 MK1 ESCORT

THE V8 MK1 ESCORT

“Everything new is old.” Heard that one before? Well it’s true. When people moan about putting BBS wheels on a Golf, because they want to see something ‘different’, you know what? Chances are somebody did your ‘different’ thing a long time ago. I’m sure in the future there will be two distinctly recognisable eras of … Continue reading

Technical : C-WEST/BC/Hankook S2000

Technical : C-WEST/BC/Hankook S2000

The C-West S2000 first gained noto- riety in November 2005 when the dry- carbon Honda was freshly shipped in a container from Japan just a few days before its U.S. race debut. With minimal changes performed on the vehicle’s suspension, the car was quickly whisked off to Buttonwillow Speedway as it prepared to wage war … Continue reading

Veyron of Hybrids: 2014 Volkswagen XL1

Veyron of Hybrids: 2014 Volkswagen XL1

Feather Weight: With its ostrich-winged doors, Volkswagen’s new mileage champ, the XL1, is the Veyron of hybrids.   If you drove a Volkswagen XL1, you’d be unlikely to encounter anything like it coming the other way. That’s because VW plans to build only 250 copies of its 283-mpg hyper-hybrid, and also because GM long ago crushed … Continue reading

New Corvette Stingray turns 12-second quarter-mile

New Corvette Stingray turns 12-second quarter-mile

GM The 2014 Corvette Stingray will go 0-60 in 3.8 seconds on its way to a 12-second quarter-mile. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with an available performance package has been rated as the best performing standard Corvette to date. The 2014 Vette with the performance-exhaust system can make the 0-60 sprint in 3.8 seconds. Braking … Continue reading

Kia Cross GT Concept revealed at Chicago Auto Show

Kia Cross GT Concept revealed at Chicago Auto Show

Kia The Kia Cross GT Concept is an evolution from the Kia GT we saw in Frankfurt. The Kia Cross GT Concept made its debut Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show. The concept is the next version of the Kia GT that we saw in 2011. The Cross was penned in the Kia Design Center … Continue reading

Building an Engine Wiring Harness

Building an Engine Wiring Harness

Whether you need to customize your engine wiring harness or just want to improve its appearance, we offer an alternative to purchasing expensive aftermarket harnesses. Keep in mind that this is not a definitive guide on building wiring harnesses; rather, we show you some basic steps on how to properly restore/clean up your engine wire … Continue reading

Global Time Attack at Road Atlanta

Global Time Attack at Road Atlanta

Road Atlanta and Global Time Attack are a match made in heaven. If you combine a 2.54 mile road course that rolls through the green hills of Georgia with an open rule set where maximum speed and minimum lap times are all that matters, you’re bound to have an incredible event. Thanks to GTA series … Continue reading

Mad Max Honda At Speed Ventures

Mad Max Honda At Speed Ventures

Can you guess what kind of car this is? If Mad Max drove a vintage Honda in a time attack series, is this what you would imagine his car to look like? We were carspotting at the most recent Speed Ventures event at Streets of Willow, and saw this old school Honda with monstrous box … Continue reading

THE WEKFEST LA SPOTLIGHT-O-RAMA

THE WEKFEST LA SPOTLIGHT-O-RAMA

Now that I’ve given you guys a broad look at Wekfest LA 2013, it’s time to close out my coverage with a Spotlight-o-Rama featuring some of the most interesting cars from the show. The result of my hunt has brought a mix of clean street cars, mad stance machines and some cool engine swaps. Let’s … Continue reading

DREAM DRIVE: THE KLAUSEN PASS

DREAM DRIVE: THE KLAUSEN PASS

It all started with a phone call. Back in April when I was planning out a few Speedhunters Dream Drive stories, I called up my friend and regular Alpine pass expert Martin for ideas for the potential routes worth featuring. I remember him vaguely mentioning a petrolhead friend of his, Michael, who owns a Porsche … Continue reading

Modified Nissan 200SX S14a

Modified Nissan 200SX S14a

Michelle Westby’s modified Nissan 200SX Motorsport is dangerous. We know this, because we’ve all seen some pretty spectacular crashes and the odd injury over the years. We also know this because every circuit and drag strip in the country, has this little, diamond-shaped sign that carries the words ‘Motor Sport Is Dangerous’. Michelle’s old drift … Continue reading