Tag archives for Lotus

Flashback Friday: Revisiting The Original World’s Greatest Drag Race

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We finished our Best Driver’s Car program last year with the World’s Greatest Drag Race. Now with more than 8 million views, the video showed our epic drag race comparing 11 of 2011′s best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars against one another. Just how epic was this drag race? Among the 11 cars were ...

Your Say: The Top 10 Best 20-Cylinder Dream Garages

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A few weeks ago, we asked our readers to come up with yet another dream garage. This time,  you could choose any combination of cars you wanted so long as the total cylinder count didn’t exceed 20. It required a bit more math than a typical dream garage thread, but many of you answered the ...

Top 10 Cars That Could Use a Corvette V-8

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General Motors makes a damn good V-8. The company’s small block pushrod V-8s are among the most loved by enthusiasts not only because of the power and reliability they offer, but also because its compact size allows it to squeeze into all but the smallest of engine bays – even engine bays designed to accommodate ...

Video Find: Watch the Hennessey Venom GT Hit 230 MPH in Just 4000 Feet

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The Hennessey Venom GT’s specifications are nothing short of impressive: up to 1244 hp from its mid-mounted, twin-turbo 7.0-liter Gen-4 small block Chevrolet V-8 combined with a curb weight of just 2743 pounds, which gives the supercar a power-to-weight ratio of 2.2 pounds per horsepower. Although we haven’t gotten our hands on an example of the ...