Recycled Hawtness: 290 hp, Subaru-powered Classic Porsche 356

The greenest car is the one that’s already been built … and the stunning Porsche 356 shown here is a shining example of that idea. This 1959 Porsche 356 convertible blends the Bauhaus styling of Germany’s classic sports car with the modern technology of a Subaru WRX-derived engine!

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Video: Tesla Model S VS. Chevy Volt Drag Race

While we’re still technically in the middle of winter, for racers of all kinds February feels like the final stretch of cold, wintery days. At the end of January the National Electric Drag Racing Association held its first drag race of the 2013 season, giving us a glimpse of what the Tesla Model S can do on the track. But what about the Chevy Volt? This video pits both green cars against each other, and the results aren’t what we’d call surprising.

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