On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, follow along with Scott Shanks and his ’70 Dodge Challenger convertible as he participates in the Royal Purple Performance Driving Experience at the 2012 HOT ROD Power Tour. For 2012, 5,000 cars were involved in a trek through seven cities in seven days, starting in Detroit and ending in Arlington, Texas. There’s a big party every night, and the Royal Purple Performance Driving Experience is part of that scene. It encompasses three action events that are open to all the cars: an autocross, a drag race, and a burnout contest. See if Scott’s 6.1L Hemi-powered Challenger is up to the challenge.... Read More | Share it now!
On this episode of Wide Open Throttle, Jessi Lang reports from the Tesla facility on the day of the long-awaited rollout of the Model S, the world’s first premium all-electric sedan and the car on which the company’s future now depends. Then, Motor Trend Technical Director Frank Markus gets exclusive one-on-one time with Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Chief Designer Franz Von Holzhausen as he tours the Tesla factory and finally gets behind the wheel of the car that Tesla is hoping will galvanize the world’s transition from internal combustion engines to electric mobility.... Read More | Share it now!