SEMA 2013 Ford Mustang Project Powered by Women

Ford Motor Company and the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) joined forces to create the SEMA Mustang Build Powered by Women. We have created a profile of the custom Ford Mustang on OctaneNation where you can many of the custom parts that were used in the build. The project was built under the direction of the SEMA Businesswomen’s … [Read more...]

Hyundai Netherlands Using Nipples and Buttocks to Promote 2013 Santa Fe

Jalopnik brought to light that Hyundai Netherlands is using a racy video by Fitzoy Amsterdam to promote the 2013 Santa Fe. The clip includes scenes of women gazing lustfully at the car, erect nipples poking through semi-transparent blouses and skirts being blown high in the air. Jason Torchinsky describes it as Seeing their latest ad, classily … [Read more...]

How to Park a $300k Audi R8 Spyder in the Reichstag – a Double German Whammy

Today we have a special guest post from Taylor Moore on how he parked an Audi R8 Spyder in one of Berlin's most famous landmarks, the Reichstag. Follow his advice and you too can be parking supercars in the landmark of your choosing.   Hello Car People, While in the amazing city of Berlin it is hard not to be overwhelmed by the … [Read more...]

High School Senior builds “700 HP” electric Honda S2000

Yogi Berra once said: "In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” Juan Ehringer, a high school senior, is undertaking the ambitious project of converting his Honda S2000 to 100% electric power, and is putting both theory and practice to the test. Purchased for $6000 in running condition with a few … [Read more...]

McLaren P1 photos released, to be revealed in Paris

The McLaren P1, McLaren’s newest supercar, is set to be revealed September 27th at the Paris Motor Show, Mondial de l'Automobile 2012. Twenty years have passed since McLaren released the iconic F1 road car and much has changed in that time. Government regulations concerning emissions and safety are more strict, conspiring to increase vehicle … [Read more...]

Top Gear Defies Aston, drives $2M Aston Martin One-77

Hugely popular Top Gear has gotten their hands on the 220 mph, $2M (£1.2M) limited edition (77 built) Aston Martin One-77. Given its price tag and exclusivity, it's not surprising that they had to fly to Dubai to drive it. Dubai after all is where owners will abandon Ferrari Enzo's without raising an eyebrow. As Top Gear explains the … [Read more...]

Spy photos reveal turbocharged 2014 BMW M3

Autoblog, thanks to some spy photos from Brenda Priddy & Co., has revealed some details about the 2014 BMW M3. The photos appear to confirm that 2014 BMW M3 is moving away from the current high-revving (414 hp @ 8300 rpm, 8400 redline) V8 in favor of a twin-, or perhaps, tri-turbocharged I6. Previously Autoblog reported that the third … [Read more...]

The McLaren MP4-12C sounds simply delectable

Henry Catchpole, from the UK's best automotive magazine EVO , shares his epic 3-day road trip in a McLaren MP4-12C. Some stunning photography and great video can see seen in the EVO article and Henry's blog post. The most impressive aspect of the video is the great soundtrack from the Ricardo-built M838T 3.8 litre twin-turbo V8 engine. It's … [Read more...]

Did Mother Nature decide rear-wheel drive is best?

The BBC has an interesting article about animals that is relevant to the age-old question debated by automotive enthusiasts. What’s better, rear-wheel drive (RWD), front-wheel drive (FWD), or all-wheel drive (AWD)? The cheetah, capable of 0-60 mph in under 3 seconds, is the world’s fastest land mammal. There are few street-legal cars capable of … [Read more...]

World’s quickest custom Subaru BRZ from Accelerated Performance

[We've created a profile of this custom turbo Subaru BRZ. Click the link to see more information.] http://youtu.be/aBdFiFOWGms Accelerated Performance out of Toledo, Ohio claims to have the world's quickest Subaru BRZ (sister car to the Scion FR-S and Toyota 86 / GT-86). Having run the ¼ mile in 11.3 s at 127 mph this Subaru BRZ appears to be … [Read more...]