Turbo Volkswagen Beetle cabriolet hits quarter mile in 8.2 seconds

FULL VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.crankandpiston.com/on-the-track/turbo-volkswagen-beetle-cabriolet-hits-quarter-mile-in-8-35-seconds/

crankandpiston.com takes MINI’s ALL4 Racing Dakar Rally car for a spin with a two-time Dakar winner.

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crankandpiston.com goes MI6 when we spend some time with a 1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage.  

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We go behind the lens with Arnaud Taquet

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Land Rover unveils a new concept at the New York Motor Show that will form the basis of a new, wider Discovery range. It includes a lot of lasers. Awesome.

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The enormity of what I’m about to do has just hit me. A shade over nine feet below me lies the same dirt track, complete with ramps, on which the first ever Monster Jam competition will take place in the Middle East. Under my right foot is the throttle for the 1500hp monster truck I am about to take for a spin.

I must be insane.

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The BMW M5 celebrates its 30th anniversary. Sideways

FULL VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.crankandpiston.com/on-the-road/video-bmw-m5-celebrates-30-years/

Step aboard the Porsche 918 Spyder for a shotgun lap of the Circuit of the Americas in Texas with Porsche works driver Patrick Long.

FULL VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.crankandpiston.com/on-the-track/video-onboard-lap-in-the-porsche-918-spyder/

Presenting the NEW and not-so-MINI Countryman


This – THIS – is the Mad Max-inspired beast that will usher Peugeot’s lion back onto the Dakar stages in 2015: the 2008 DKR.

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Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé. The long awaited SPECIAL one

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Infiniti G37 Coupé gets custom RB30/26 treatment in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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In 2004, the world welcomed the Maserati MC12. A formidable V12, stunning design and a GT Championship dominance made people sit up fast.

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crankandpiston.com celebrates ten years of the Ford GT in style with a brand new video. CAUTION: may include tyre smoke and the CEO of Apple Inc.

FULL VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.crankandpiston.com/on-the-road/video-ford-gt-ten-years-young/