Archives for June 21st, 2013

Your Move, Ford: Galpin Auto Sports to Build 1000-HP Ford GT Successor

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Galpin Auto Sports president Beau Boeckmann announced plans to build an unofficial successor to the Ford GT supercar during the 2012 LA Auto Show. If built, the proposed supercar would be called the GTR-1. Our friends at Hot Rod learned some new info about Galpin’s latest creation, which hopes to continue where the Ford GT left off. The GTR-1 will be based on the 2005-2006 Ford GT, with the goal of bringing the supercar up to ...

Feature Flick: Modified Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Takes On the Desert

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The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is already an incredibly capable truck, but on this episode of Dirt Every Day, Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road Technical Editor Fred Williams upgrades a Raptor, preparing it for some desert off-roading. The first item on the list for the black Raptor is a Mossy Oak vinyl wrap, which will help protect the paint and look cool at the same time. Keeping with Ford’s digital dirt graphic scheme, the wrap features ...

Project Ugly Horse: Part VI

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Solid axle? What solid axle? I was fully prepared to embark on a seven-day journey down a rabbit hole of broken bolts, internet hearsay and consternation. This should not have gone this easily. Having a long and checkered history of simple projects punctuated by much wailing and gnashing of knuckles, I was fully prepared to embark on a seven-day journey down a rabbit hole of broken bolts, internet hearsay and consternation when I finally decided to lay ...

Top 10 Cheapest 500+ HP Cars

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We already rounded up the cheapest 300 and 400 hp cars on the market for you. But what if you’ve got the need for speed and nothing short of 500 horsepower will satisfy it? Well, here’s hoping you can cough up somewhere between $55,000 and $100,000, because that kind of power doesn’t come for Honda Accord money. Still, we were able to find a few deals among the list of cars that make 500 horsepower ...