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The Hoonipigasus is a perfectly ridiculous Pikes Peak-prepped Porsche

Ken Block is heading to the 100th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and he's arriving with a monster in tow. This beastly creation is called the Hoonipigasus. It's a heavily modified Porsche 911 made to look both vintage in spots, yet Time Attack-capable in others. Designed with BBi Autosports, the ...
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False Neutral Podcast #124 – Back To The Shop!

This month's episode is almost entirely our Workshop Update. Garrett freshened up his vintage Vespa Super Sport and unexpectedly focused his attention on the rat-rod RZ, while Pete has been developing a project concept around his Benelli frame. In the process of discussing these, we talk about how the Internet ...
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The News for May 13th, 2022

The News for May 13th, 2022

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Cadillac Escalade-V is real and it's coming soon, VW will resurrect Scout as an EV brand, Hertz partners with Shelby American to let you ...
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Desk to Glory, Dakar Rally, Saudi Arabia – Off The Road Again Podcast: Episode 121

Welcome back to the Off the Road Again podcast! We’ve missed you. The focus is on the off-road adventure, but we also dabble in all things SUV, truck, van, and maybe even some rally cars. Ross and Chris welcome Ashley and Richard of Desk to Glory back to the show ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Did you/would you buy a JDM import?

I'm looking for a second vehicle in addition to my Bronco. I have a few requirements: AWD, seats five, safe, spacious, reliable, functional, budget friendly. With that said, I also don't want something boring. My requirements would be satisfied by a new Camry but I don't want t drive a ...
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Volkswagen is going to resurrect the Scout as an EV brand!

Here's some news I didn't expect to read this morning or... you, know, ever! Volkswagen is set to approve a plan that will bring the Scout name back to life in the US market. Per the Wall Street Journal via Jalopnik, the Scout brand will be a new subsidiary brand ...
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This is the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V and it’s crazy

Cadillac has jumped up its full-size SUV into an insane performance space. This is the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V and it's the most powerful, most expensive, and quickest version of the big rig ever made. Lift the hood and you'll find a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that produces 682 horsepower and 653 ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Do you think fast SUVs make sense?

Hooniverse Asks: Do you think fast SUVs make sense?

There's some news dropping later today about a certain full-size luxury sport utility vehicle. You're going to learn a lot more about what's in store for the Cadillac Escalade-V. Before that arrives though, I want to ask if you think fast SUVs make sense? There's no question there's fun to ...
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Ride along with Sam Smith in a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL at Laguna Seca

You all know Sam Smith, right? He's the wonderful word slinger who also knows how to wheel a vehicle. A few years back, Sam got the chance to pilot a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL around Laguna Seca. He had a helmet cam rolling to capture the ridiculous wheel workout as ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Did you do anything car-related for Mother's Day?

Hooniverse Asks: Did you do anything car-related for Mother’s Day?

No, I didn't race LeMons - I just wanted to reuse that old photo for no good reason. But I'm using it to launch into today's question; did you do anything car-related for Mother's Day? While not car specific, here at Casa de Hooniverse we fired up the Jag to ...
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The News for May 6th, 2022

The News for May 6th, 2022

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Audi RS3 sedan starts at $60k in the US with serious performance, Lamborghini Huracan GT3 gets an even better Evo2 upgrade, WIll.i.am partners ...
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Hooniverse Podcast: Episode 329 – Swatch Your Mouth! with guest Nick Ferrell of DC Vintage Watches

Hooniverse Podcast: Episode 329 – Swatch Your Mouth! with guest Nick Ferrell of DC Vintage Watches

Our friend Nick Ferrell from DC Vintage Watches is back on the podcast once again. We talk a bit about his old Trooper, modifying car clocks, and then we dive heavy into watch stuff. And we try to understand the vitriol that hard-core watch folks levied at the Omega x ...
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Adventure Time? Ducati bring the DesertX To Detroit

Adventure Time? Ducati bring the DesertX To Detroit

Ducati came to Detroit as part of their roadshow to show off the new DesertX ADV style motorcycle. Ducati took styling cues from the Cagiva Elephant but did not go full retro with it. The headlights and fairing shape recall those Dakar bikes of the 90s but bring them into ...
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Lyn Woodward, Rally Jameel – Off The Road Again: Episode 120

Welcome back to the Off the Road Again podcast! We’ve missed you. The focus is on the off-road adventure, but we also dabble in all things SUV, truck, van, and maybe even some rally cars. Ross and Chris welcome Lyn Woodward back to the show. Lyn makes automotive videos for ...
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The StanceWorks Honda-swapped Ferrari 308 gets big aero upgrades

I've mentioned this car a few times in the past as it's one of the most interesting builds out there right now. Mike from StanceWorks has a Ferrari 308 that's getting a massively built-up Honda engine. It's also getting a ton of other custom upgrades to turn it into a ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Which brand is doing "the EV thing" the best?

Hooniverse Asks: Which brand is doing “the EV thing” the best?

With a question like that, you could easily make a point that Tesla is the one doing it the best. By "it", I'm referring to the development, building, and sales of electric vehicles. But the rest of the field is catching up and it will be very interesting to see ...
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