Browse By

Category Archives: Wheels Wednesday

WHEELS Wednesday #8 – Cafe9

Cafe9 The Cafe9 is a perfect example of a modern cafe racer. Based on Ducati’s 999 superbike, the Cafe9 uses a water-cooled, DOHC Ducati V-Twin producing 150 crank horsepower and a hefty 80 ft-lbs of torque (claimed). The torque should help the bike excel in

WHEELS Wednesday #7 – 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo AKA “MechaGodzilla”

Nissan GT-R Nismo If the standard GT-R isn’t insane enough, the GT-R Nismo should satisfy that void. Packing 600 horsepower — about 55 more than the standard GT-R — the Nismo edition set the record at Germany’s Nurburgring for volume-built cars, with a lap time

WHEELS Wednesday #6 – 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari

The oddly-named Ferrari LaFerrari is the latest in a long line of technologically-advanced hyper-cars from the Prancing Horse. Limited to just 499 examples , the LaFerrari (a name that literally translates to “The Ferrari” in Italian) stands out as Ferrari’s first street legal gasoline-electric hybrid.

WHEELS Wednesday #5 – 6×6 Mercedes Benz AMG G63

This Benz truck is this TOP GEAR clip: BASE PRICE  $525,000 (est) VEHICLE LAYOUT  Front-engine, 6WD, 4-pass, 4-door, pickup ENGINE  5.5L/536-hp/561-lb-ft twin-turbo DOHC 32-valve V-8 TRANSMISSION TRANSMISSIONS  7-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT  9050 lb (mfr) WHEELBASE  165.2 in (front axle-rearmost axle) LENGTH X WIDTH X

WHEELS Wednesday #4 – 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat SRT

707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, the supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 engine makes the 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat SRT the most powerful and fastest production muscle car ever. To put it numerically, the Hellcat brings 45 more horsepower than the last Shelby Mustang GT500,

WHEELS Wednesday #3 – “ROADKILL”

HOTROD and MOTORTREND magazines have been a favorite of mine for years. Its great these veteran media sources hit the mark with new approaches such as the Youtube reality series called “Roadkill “. You join two hosts; David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan as they continue

WHEELS Wednesday #2 – BMW i8

  BMW has created not only one of the most amazing sports cars I’ve ever seen, but they made one that’s a plug in hybrid. It’s called the BMW i8. This car has been shown for the last few years, but only as a concept.

WHEELS Wednesday #1 – Local Longboard Company

659 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, Florida Local Longboard Company is a St. Pete, FL based company that started out doing custom online orders. They carry everything from decks (skateboards, too) to wheels, trucks, and everything else you could ever need. AND now they have opened