Watch That Sketchy 2JZ-Powered Lawn Tractor Finally Run and Drive

We previously covered the build process behind a 2JZ-powered lawn mower that is just so bizarre you can’t help but love it. Now, however, the beautiful machine is finally running and driving. Well, it’s sorta running and driving. The motor is running great and the thing sure can drift around in a hurry, but it still has a regular tractor […]

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2008 Nissan Aprio (aka Dacia Logan) Is Junkyard Treasure

It’s such a Kafkaesque bureaucratic nightmare to get Canadian- or Mexican-market cars across the border into the United States that I don’t find many such machines during my junkyard travels. I’d found a Honda Civic and a Peugeot 505 from Canada plus a Chevrolet Chevy (aka Opel Corsa) from Mexico and that was it… until I spotted this mysterious econo-sedan […]

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Rumour: Suzuki Jimny India launch in July 2022

The India-spec Jimny could be unveiled at the 2022 Auto Expo. According to media reports, the India-spec Suzuki Jimny could be unveiled at the 2022 Auto Expo, while the formal market launch is likely to take place in July later that year. Unlike the Jimny sold globally, the Indian version will be a 5-door. It is expected to measure 3,850 […]

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NHRA Adds Bristol to 2021 Schedule, Postpones Virginia

The NHRA is changing it’s schedule on the fly and adding a race to its Countdown to the Championship playoffs in the process. On Wednesday, NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series officials announced that the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway is back on the schedule. The event was canceled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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Coming to America: How Does an 8-HP French Rental Car Sound?

We’ve talked about the return to les États Unis of French automaker PSA, the purveyors of Peugeot, Citroën, and ex-GM divisions Opel and Vauxhall. Hey, that’s cool—we’re eager to try some of those funky Frenchmobiles, like the slick Peugeot 508 SW Sport Engineered wagon or the far-out Citroën C4. Turns out the first French car to return to these shores […]

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An Eight-Turbo Ford Mustang Was a Great Idea, Until It Wasn't

If one turbocharger is good, two is better, and four is Bugatti. Then turbos are a simple case of more is better—right? For sheer novelty, sure, but for performance, it turns out less is more when it comes to modern turbos. That’s the lesson learned for the builder of an LS-swapped Ford Mustang (SN95) drag car that we’ve covered before. […]

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Front-Engine Fury: Ferrari 812 Competizione and Competizione A

The Ferrari 812 Superfast just got a little less super with the arrival of the 812 Competizione and Competizione A (apparently the names Superfaster and Superfaster A never stood a chance). The two models are the latest evolution of Ferrari’s front-engined V-12 supercar, with the Competizione maintaining a traditional coupe body style and the Competizione A going the open-topped Targa […]

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