In this classic clip from Roadkill Episode 40, it’s the birth of the Crop Duster, a 1970 Plymouth Duster rebuilt with a 440 Mopar big-block. And here’s how this rusty piece of junk did on the dragstrip! #Roadkill #MotorTrend #EngineSwap
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2016 McLaren 570GT around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.
You’ve now seen Roadkill host David Freiburger’s ’71 Plymouth Road Runner in an episode of Roadkill and one episode of Roadkill Garage with another one coming. But in this Extra you’ll get to know the car even better as Freiburger geeks out on all his Mopar-loving minutia about the car and its options. We’ve provided
In this clip from Dirt Every Day Episode 99, Fred and Dave fix up a 1966 U13 Roadster Ford Bronco that’s been lying dormant for decades, then see how it performs on a really tough creek trail! #DirtEveryDay #Bronco #FordBronco
Part 4 of Ultimate Adventure 2018. We awoke on Day Five in Ellenville, New York, at Northeast Off-Road Adventure facility. With 68 acres of trails running from beginner to expert, we restyled Rick Pewe’s hair after he lost a bet, locked the hubs, and hit the trail….and the trail hit back, pitching the Warn Golden
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2015 Subaru WRX STI around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car Powered by Mobil 1 (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialMobil1). Read more here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1409_2014_best_drivers_car_contenders_part_2/ The Subaru WRX is one of 10 contenders competing for the title of 2014 Best Driver’s Car. The winner will be announced on
The Swedes came to Hot Rod Drag Week in full force in 2016, and Freiburger shows you the quickest of them all: an Opel Ascona that has run high 7s with a nitrous big-block, and that has won the Stockholm Open six times. The car is also full of Roadkill-style junkyard parts. We’ve provided this
We’ve reached the final day of 2014 SEMA Week brought to you by 76, and only we would dare to bring this ridiculous mix of vehicles together for a grudge race on an unprepped airport runway. Fred Williams, Jessi Lang, Mike Sabounchi and Mike Finnegan begged and bribed SEMA Show exhibitors to loan them vehicles
On this episode of The Downshift, come walk the aisles of the 2012 Western Grand Nationals with HOT ROD’s David Freiburger and Lowrider legend Joe Ray, as they discuss the hottest trends in retro, hot rods, lowriders, rat rods, rockabillies, street rodders, greaser customizers and more. The Downshift appears every Tuesday on the new Motor
Watch the full episode on MotorTrend: https://bit.ly/2JnMXpy On this episode of Roadkill’s Junkyard Gold, Steve Magnante is in Shelby, North Carolina. Are we looking for GT350s and Cobras? No way! That’s because this Shelby is home to Sundell Auto Specialties, strict purveyors of General Motors muscle.Follow along with Magnante as he uncovers an explosive Malibu
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2015 Best Driver’s Car. The Porsche Cayman GT4 is one of 10 contenders competing for the title of 2015 Best Driver’s Car. The winner will be announced on Thursday, October 1st on the Motor Trend Channel
Mickey Thompson was arguably the greatest hot-rodder who ever lived and was the first American to reach 400 miles per hour in a car. Roadkill’s David Freiburger tells us how it happened. #MickeyThompson #MotorTrend #Roadkill Want more crazy build stories with Freiburger? Check out Roadkill, $3K Hooptie Challenge, and more only on the MotorTrend App!
If you tuned in on Friday, you saw the MTOD-exclusive “200 Club” documentary, where Freiburger rode in a strange contraption of a push truck that’s used to shove our land-speed-racing Camaro off the starting line at the salt flats in Australia. In this Roadkill Extra, you’ll get to see more of what that truck is
Watch the full episode on MotorTrend: https://bit.ly/2Vdw3i1 When is taking untested, unreliable junk on a road trip a bad idea? Eh, maybe 90 percent of the time, but not when you have a buddy who’s up for weathering any storm by your side.On this episode of Roadkill, Mike Finnegan and Tony Angelo take on a
There are plenty of old cars seen in backgrounds of Roadkill Garage, and viewers often wonder what the plans are for them. On this Roadkill Extra, David Freiburger spills the details on the hulk of a 1972 Dodge Charger that’s been owned by either him or Steve Dulcich for a decade. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/freetrial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:rke:ep301_fr_de:link:na:mtod As you watch,
On this episode of Dirt Every Day Extra, Fred Williams shows us different suspension joints that can be used to build a four-link suspension. We’ve provided this free episode on YouTube to give you a taste of Dirt Every Day Extra so you can decide if you’d like to subscribe for more episodes. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/freetrial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:dede:ep211_fr_de:link:na:mtod
On this installment of Motor Trend Presents, we reveal the true story of rookie driver Alexander Rossi’s improbable comeback win in the 100th running of the Indy 500. Co-owner Bryan Herta’s risky fuel-saving strategy helped power Rossi as he outlasted the leaders and crossed the finish line moments before his fuel ran out. Featuring interviews
Every car in the 2011 Motor Trend Best Drivers Car competition was lapped around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca by hot shoe Randy Pobst. Our next competitor, the Ferrari 458 Italia. For more on the 458 Italia’s lap around Laguna Seca, including Randy Pobst’s track notes, click here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1108_2010_ferrari_458_italia_best_drivers_car_contender/ Also find Motor Trend on: Tweets by
HOT ROD Drag Week is the event where racers compete and five drag races at four different drag strips in five days, driving their competition cars on the street from track to track. At the 2012 event, presented by Gear Vendors, 180-plus cars drove 1,400 miles, starting and ending in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This is the
Watch this episode on MotorTrend! https://bit.ly/2YdkfAo On this episode of Engine Masters, the comparison features 100-percent more hydraulic cam! Last round we compared hydraulic and solid roller lifters on hydraulic and solid cams, respectively. But we have more questions! For instance, can you actually run solid roller lifters on a hydraulic cam? Why would you?
To celebrate the 100th episode of Dirt Every Day, MotorTrend hosted a LIVE Watch Party with Fred Williams and David Chappelle and you of course (all our fans)! If you are watching this later, enjoy the full free episode! Huge thanks to our Tire Rack sponsors for helping make this possible! See you there! #StayHome
Watch more full episodes on MotorTrend! http://bit.ly/36jU4IP The 1994 Jeep Wrangler YJ that was rescued from a junkyard returns for bigger 1-ton axles and giant 40-inch tires. On this episode of Dirt Every Day presented by Tire Rack watch as Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle transform their Junkyard Jeep into a trail monster, and then
Purchase the official action-packed UA 2014 DVD at: http://www.offroadpowerproducts.com/c-3194-petersens-4-wheel-off-road-magazine-ultimate-adventure.aspx Ahh, an Ultimate Adventure road day! Many would think that the trail days are going to be the toughest challenge to the well-built off-road rig, but after a hard trail day is usually when one finds the weak links. Dirt packed in the radiator preventing cooling,
Watch the full episode on MotorTrend: https://bit.ly/2rf4l9U Cars exist for many purposes.Some are built for work, others for play. On this episode of Roadkill’s Junkyard Gold, Steve Magnante explores a pair of workhorses in the forms of a 1952 Chrysler Crown Imperial limousine and a 1957 Chevy 150 Series handyman’s station wagon. But you know
Come along for the ride as we take Chevrolet’s blazing 2009 Corvette ZR1 to its terminal velocity on the high-speed oval. Read the story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/112_0810_2009_corvette_zr1_vs_porsche_gt2_vs_ferrari_599_vs_nissan_gtr/index.html
With a motto of “No Whining,” 25 custom 4x4s traversed four states on a 1,500 mile on and off road trip. The 13th running of the Ultimate Adventure traveled the South from Alabama through Georgia, Florida, and ending in South Carolina. The first day saw the group check in and learn the few rules of
Alfa Romeo’s attractive and athletic 2020 Giulia is an homage to 110 years of beautiful design and fantastic performance. MotorTrend’s own Scott Evans does a complete walkaround of this sporty sedan. Learn more about this gorgeous Italian four-door right here 👉 http://bit.ly/2Qm7I8K #MotorTrend #AlfaRomeo #Giulia
It creates the most G’s on a race track. What am I talking about? That’s right, you guessed it! On this episode of The Racing Line presented by Tire Rack, pro driver Randy Pobst teaches you all about BRAKING! The Racing Line presented by Tire Rack is the new performance driving series hosted by pro
The ferocious 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 shows what it can really do as we conduct our usual assortment of performance tests… Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1102_2011_chevrolet_corvette_z06_test/index.html Shot by: Mike Suggett, Jim Gleason and Duane Sempson. Edited by: Mike Suggett.
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car.