Hot Rod

  • 2012 Toyota Prius

    Think of the high-gas mileage Toyota Prius, and you’re unlikely to make the jump to the high-octane, big-buck world of NASCAR racing. But thanks to the $50,000 charity Toyota Racing Dream Build Challenge event being sponsored by Toyota ahead of the 2012 SEMA show, the two worlds will collide. Four racing stars, NASCAR’s Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer, and NHRA’s Antron Brown and Alexis DeJoria, will compete to turn a stock Toyota vehicle into a dream custom car. Busch, Brown, and DeJoria will customize a Camry sedan, Sequoia SUV and Tundra pickup respectively, but Bowyer, with...

  • GMPP E-ROD 1955 Chevy Bel Air
    GM Performance Parts' E-ROD: A Hot Rod Leans Towards Green

    The 1955 Chevy Bel Air built by GM Performance Parts isn't exactly green, but it is a step in the right direction.

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