Current project cars

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Nov 28, 2023
2003 Nissan 350Z

Is an LS V8 the secret to making a Nissan 350Z into a serious track machine? We aim to find out.

Nov 22, 2023
2003 American Speed Association Stock Car

Can we convert a former American Speed Association stock car into a capable track machine that can turn left and right?

Nov 21, 2023
2004 BMW M3

We've chronicled our adventures in E30-chassis and E36-chassis BMW M3s, but what's life like with an E46-chassis example?

Nov 21, 2023
1996 Mazda Miata

The perfect formula for a budget-friendly endurance racer car? We try stuffing a GM LFX V6 into an NA-chassis Miata.

Nov 07, 2023
1992 Mazda Miata

This 1992 Miata has been with Grassroots Motorsports since 1998. It’s a keeper. 

Nov 01, 2023
2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI

 Is it still possible to have a fun, trackable daily driver without paying the average new car price of $48,000?

Oct 31, 2023
2014 Porsche Cayman

We bought a broken Porsche Cayman on the opposite side of the country. What could possibly go wrong?

Oct 31, 2023
1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo

No, it’s not a Ferrari–close, though, as the SW20-chassis MR2 also marries beautiful lines with healthy power. This Turbo Toyota is destined for SCCA’s new Xtreme Street autocross class.

Oct 27, 2023
1991 BMW 318is

This BMW 318is is the perfect candidate to see if we can make it just as fast as an M3 without breaking the bank.

Oct 26, 2023
2015 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner

How our video editor outfitted his camera car, complete with the all-important blinky light.

Oct 03, 2023
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

Why a vintage race Mustang? Cool sounds, cool vibe. And rather zippy, too.

Sep 11, 2023
2019 Mazda ND MX-5

We seek out to build an MX-5 that’s equally adept at autocross, circuit use and comfortable cruising.  

Aug 22, 2023
2007 Porsche 911 Carrera

Before prices for water-cooled 911s get too crazy, we decided to get one for ourselves–you know, for science.

Aug 09, 2023
2001 Ford F-250

Vans are great and all, but we wanted more power, more space, and four-wheel-drive. We're turning this truck into the ultimate racing hauler. 

Apr 07, 2023
2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E

Back in 2016, Honda loaned us a then brand-new Ridgeline for two years. After sending it back, we knew we had to get one for ourselves, so we bought this 2018 Ridgeline …

Jun 17, 2022
2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

 We’re taking GM’s amazing fiberglass sports car and making it even faster.

Jun 01, 2021
2015 Scion FR-S

We bought this FR-S for $13,718 from a Copart auction. Can we turn it into a great daily driver that's also a weapon on track?

Apr 28, 2021
2010 Toyota Tundra

We were so impressed by the 2020 Tundra, we went and bought one for ourselves. This might be one of the few times a loaner ended up costing us money.

Dec 30, 2020
1977 Saab 99

Once upon a time, we prepared a 1977 Saab 99 for rally dirtiness.

Jun 24, 2019
1973 Ford F-350 Ramp Truck

We weren't necessarily looking for a unique support vehicle, but we found one anyway when we came across this 1973 Ford F-350 ramp truck.

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