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Recycled Hawtness: Kawasaki Ninja 250 Gets a Retro Redo

Kawasaki’s smallest Ninja has been “first bike” standard-bearer for over a decade, if not longer. Still, while the high-revving 250 cc twin and willing chassis can provide some great thrills while you’re on the steepest part of the learning curve, there’s something about the bike’s aggressively plastic bodywork that can leave some people- myself, included!- […]

December 16th

Green Speed: 770 HP Hybrid Corvette Revealed at SEMA

Combining a pair 100 KW electric motors and Chevrolet’s 505 hp aluminum V8 engine, the hybrid Corvette revealed at this year’s SEMA show packs a serious, high-performance punch that should be enough to strike some real terror into the stoplight grand-prix driver in the next lane. This car isn’t the long-awaited 2015 hybrid Corvette, but […]

November 6th

Switzer Builds 2000 hp Ethanol-fueled Nissan GTR (w/ video)

Switzer Performance has carved out a few special little performance niches for itself in recent years – most notably in alternative fuels tuning and for “advancing the state of the art” when it comes to electronic engine management systems. This latest car, which started life as a 485 hp R35 Nissan GTR, combines both disciplines, […]

September 18th