Tesla Model S Plaid World Record Pass

Who would have ever thunk it? The latest and greatest thing on the drag strip and street is an all-electric vehicle manufactured in the good old U.S. of A.? The Tesla Model S Plaid is blowing the doors off everything with the stones to line up next to it. This video gives us the opportunity to get up close as Chad Roberson takes down the (Plaid) world record during the MITM Elite gathering at the World Wide Technology Raceway in St. Louis, Missouri. The all-wheel drive Tesla Model S Plaid utilizes a trio of lithium-ion powered electric motors to manufacture Read More

New Twin Turbo 1968 Camaro – Too Fast

What’s better than a beautifully restored muscle car? A restomod that can make way more power than the car ever had from the factory. This video features one such car. It’s a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro that has maintained the original aesthetic while dramatically improving the car’s performance with an engine swap and a twin turbo kit. Take a look. Under the hood, it all starts with a 6.0-liter LS V8 Chevy truck motor. The big V8 is sturdy with four-bolt mains. The turbo kit is built around a pair of VS Racing 6762 dual ball bearing mirror image turbines. The Read More

Tesla Model S Plaid on the Dyno

We head up to see Jack at HPLogic and strap down the all new Tesla Model S Plaid on the dyno to see just how much horsepower and torque this monster makes! DragTimes T-Shirts: https://bit.ly/3tqg7tn

Lucky Costa’s Ultimate Street Sleeper Shop Truck

Uglier than a drown rat and more fun than a barrel of monkeys, Lucky Costa’s 1200hp supercharged 1967 Chevy C10 is a street racer’s dream. Proving true the old adage that “it ain’t how you look, it’s what you have under the hood” Lucky (Hot Rod Garage) gives us an inside look at what makes this ugly truck so darn fast. Let’s begin underneath. First, a full QA1 suspension system (front and rear) adds an unbelievable degree of stability to the old work truck. Upgrades include tubular upper and lower control arms, alloy spindles and an adjustable four link setup Read More

Jeep Wrangler 4xe Tears Up the Track

So, this guy Brandon Haneline showed up at the Mooresville Dragway (North Carolina) in a bone stock Jeep Wrangler 4xe (4 by e) and stole the show. Nobody was expecting this generic looking (and sounding) Jeep to come out of the hole with such violence. This cat stole the holeshot on everyone he raced. Check it out. The Wrangler 4xe is equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder internal combustion engine and a pair of electric motors powered by a lithium-ion battery. The combination is capable of producing 375hp. Brandon takes on a Chevrolet C1500 with a built 6.0-liter V8 in the Read More

Pack of McLaren Racers Take on Texas Streets

Summer is here and the time is right for racing in the streets! That ain’t the way the song goes but it sure makes for some interesting evenings. Let’s get down to Texas (Mexico) and see what all these McLarens are buzzing about. The first McLaren to take the interstate is rolling against a twin turbocharged Dodge Viper. That’s creating a ton of horsepower when you add twin turbos to an already potent 8.4-liter V10. The Viper gets the early advantage but can’t hold the McLaren off through the trap. McLaren FTW. Next, the TT Viper takes on a pair Read More

Acura NSX vs. Nismo GT-R – Drag and Roll Racing

What we have here is a contest of speed, acceleration and braking that involves two of the most iconic sports cars in modern automobile history. Both these cars have long been mainstays in the performance car enthusiast community. Let’s get these two specimens out on the pavement and see what shakes out when the rubber hits the road. Both these Japanese made masterpieces feature electronic torque vectoring all-wheel drive. While the Acura NSX institutes some very innovative technology, the Nismo GT-R holds fast to the proven layout that earned it the nickname “Godzilla”. The NSX utilizes a twin turbocharged 3.5-liter Read More

Tesla Plaid Model S runs 0-60 MPH in 1.99 Seconds on the Street

I take delivery of the new Tesla Model S Plaid, bring the car to Hughes Detailing for the XPEL paint protection treatment and run some performance tests on a street surface. https://www.xpel.com http://www.hughsdetailing.com  

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