Tesla has really changed the misconception that electric vehicles are slow. Continue Reading...
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Chrysler’s legendary Hemi has won more than its share of awards over the years and it just received another one. Continue Reading...
At the Las Vegas Strip, Chevy is proving that its ready for the drag-strip by unveiling the latest iteration of its COPO Camaro racer. Continue Reading...
Chevrolet has extended the life of its drag racing special COPO Camaro for another year at the 2014 SEMA Show. Continue Reading...
When the first customers take delivery of the new 2015 Mustang, they will have access to a feature meant specifically for the race track. Continue Reading...
Chevrolet debuted the latest version of its COPO Camaro drag-racer at this years SEMA show, ensuring that amateur and professional racers have a bow-tie in their corner. Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro program will return once again for 2014 with another limited production run featuring new racing engine choices. Continue Reading...
Chevrolet Performance has announced that it has signed a multi-year deal to become the title sponsor of the NHRA U.S. Nationals. Continue Reading...
Starting Thursday, March 28, Chevrolet will offer a limited run of NHRA-certified rolling chassis designed for drag racing. Continue Reading...
Ford Racing is revving things up by introducing a brand-new livery. The color scheme will be a prominent addition to all cars supported by the company and powered by its engines. Continue Reading...
Muscle cars of the 1960s were originally conceived with one thing in mind – accelerate as fast as possible in a straight line. Today, their modern equivalents can do a good deal more, such as stop and go around corners. Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was designed for the drag strip, and is taking a spot in the 11 second club after posting a quarter mile time of 11.93 seconds. Continue Reading...
The one thing electric motors are best at is in delivering instant torque, so it would only make sense to make electric dragsters. While the full-size dragster still prefer to burn alcohol, Traxxas will sell you a miniature, radio controlled, electric dragster for your amusement. This 1/8 scale model features Traxxas’ ET-3s brushless motor, which… Continue Reading...
The reason for this, according to Ford Racing’s Jesse Kershaw, is that it will allow the ’13 CJ to compete in a wider variety of NHRA sanctioned events than previous versions of this car. Continue Reading...
The headline could have also read “finally, a Honda with some torque.” Ok, we kid. But the mere existence of a rear-wheel-drive Acura Integra with a blown 454 Chevy big-block says two things: 1.) you can turn anything into a Pro Street racer with enough knuckle sweat, and 2.) always follow your dreams, kids. The… Continue Reading...
Ford has been keeping itself pretty busy with new versions of the ever popular Mustang, and now it has made one only for drag racers. It’s called the Mustang Cobra Jet and it is strictly for drag racing, so no you can’t drive it to the mall. What you can do is trailer it to… Continue Reading...
Following in the footsteps of the Mustang Cobra Jet and Challenger Drag Pak, Chevrolet is reportedly considering a track-only Camaro to terrorize dragstrips across the nation. The rumors came from Ford, surprisingly enough, in an effort to keep tabs on their rivals. Ford Racing’s drag racing manager Jesse Kershaw let this information slip during an… Continue Reading...
To continue promoting the sport of drag racing, GM Performance Parts will be putting on the LSX Challenge Series restricting entry to GM production-based LS and GM Performance Parts LSX engines and engine components. The LSX Challenge Series will be a four-race points drag racing series, ending at the 5th annual LSX Shootout which will… Continue Reading...
Although we were one of the first outlets to bring you specs on the competition-only 2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, official pictures were hard to come by – until today, when Ford released the first shots of their factory backed dragster. Unveiled at the PRI Show (a trade show for racing gear held in Orlando,… Continue Reading...
Technically, the above headline isn’t true. You can buy a Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, but this pony car isn’t road legal, and is meant strictly for drag racing. Specs on the 2012 Cobra Jet haven’t been announced yet, but they have been leaked by a Ford dealer in Puerto Rico. Big changes include a standard… Continue Reading...
Debuting alongside the new 2011 Challenger SRT8 392 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Dodge unveiled an even more potent version of its Mopar Drag Pak model. While you might expect it to also come with a 392 under the hood, you’d be wrong. In it’s place is something even better: the Viper’s 8.4-liter… Continue Reading...
With a new 6.4-liter V8 due out for the 2011 Dodge Challenger, you’d expect the 2011 model year version of the special edition Mopar Drag Pak model to also get the more powerful engine… but you’d be wrong. In it’s place is something even better: the Viper’s 8.4-liter V10! That’s right, with 512 cubic inches… Continue Reading...
What do you get when you take an AWD Chevrolet Express Van and toss in a 5.3L Vortec V8 motor? Just another heavy gas guzzler. Now what if you tossed in a Z06 cam and a 72mm turbocharger? Now you’re talking about a 7,300 lb tank that probably pushes well over 600-hp and 600 ft-lbs… Continue Reading...
With all the hype surrounding AMS’ 9-second GT-R and SP Engineering’s record-setting GT-R, we knew more Nissan GT-Rs would be coming out of the woodwork. And now there is GTC Titan’s entry all the way from the UK. Their GT-R has been modified with what they call a 750R Power Pack which netted 735-hp and… Continue Reading...