January 17, 2018

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The 2018 Hennessey Velociraptor at SEMA: Bring it on, AMG

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email “The Velociraptor 6×6 is the ultimate off-road vehicle,” said John Hennessey, founder and CEO of Hennessey Performance. And we have no reason to doubt him. The Texas tuning ace and namesake of Hennessey Performance Engineering premiered his wildest creation to date at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas on […]

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This supercharged Silverado SEMA concept is a modern muscle truck

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The folks at Chevrolet apparently scoured the parts bin in a last-minute dash to create a SEMA show car and showed up with this: a 5.3-liter Silverado with a supercharger similar to the one found on the LT4 engine under the hood of the Corvette Z06 coupe and Cadillac CTS-V sedan. Chevy says the supercharger adds about 100 hp […]

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Toyota brings 600-hp monster-slayer CH-R to SEMA

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The star of the Toyota stand at SEMA this year was a lowly crossover SUV. OK, not a stock crossover SUV. This one was a one-off creation that was about as built as built can be. The team stripped the interior and festooned the exterior with aerodynamic add-ons that […]

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5 cars that need a Honda Civic Type R engine swap

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email At this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Honda officially made the 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 engine from its Civic Type R available in crate form. Getting 306 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque shipped to your front door has us thinking — what are the cars begging for a […]

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Airless tires are coming soon to a hybrid or electric car near you

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Makers of hybrid and electric cars are interested in the latest tire technology, not only to save weight but to reduce rolling resistance. For the last few years this meant tires that were a little too narrow and stiff, as automakers sought to squeeze out an extra fraction of […]

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No modern luxury sedan can touch the Toyota Century

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email You may not know much about the Toyota Century; unless you’ve lived in Japan, there’s almost no reason for you to even realize the Toyota Century exists. Launched in 1967, the hand-built flagship sedan/limousine has only ever been sold in its home market, and even there, it’s a sort […]

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Maxlider Bros bringing big, bad Bronco to SEMA

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What a beast! Just about any Early Bronco is going to be cool, but Maxlider Brothers Customs just outside Chicago specializes in them. “Our uncle bought one in 1966, our cousin Rick had several of ‘em over the years, too, and we just always thought they were cool,” said […]

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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed 10/23-10/27

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LINE-X Raptor custom truck will roll into SEMA unscathed

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Tired of having your truck’s beautiful finish marred because some jealous ex-spouse keeps keying it? Sick of road grit sand-blasting the bow of your proud Four-By? You want something like the Line-X Raptor. Line-X is perhaps best known as the maker of spray-in bedliners, those paintlike coatings that eliminate […]

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More round things! Momo adds tires to its list of products at SEMA

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Italy-based Momo, normally a purveyor of steering wheels and other racing gear, is getting into the tire game with a full range of rubber for passenger cars, light trucks and SUVs. Momo tires was initially launched in Europe in 2012, but as of this week, they’re coming stateside. Momo […]

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