The Hoonipigasus is a perfectly ridiculous Pikes Peak-prepped Porsche

Hoonipigasus 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 car features an AWD setup […]

Volkswagen is going to resurrect the Scout as an EV brand!

1979 International Harvester Scout II

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 under the VW Group umbrella […]

This is the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V and it’s crazy

2023 cadillac escalade-v

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 lb-ft of torque. This is […]

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 be had with an over-powered […]

Ride along with Sam Smith in a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL at Laguna Seca

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 well as the glorious audio. […]

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 run down to the beach. […]

The StanceWorks Honda-swapped Ferrari 308 gets big aero upgrades

ferrari 308 stanceworks honda engine

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 Time Attack racer. And that […]

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 what Tesla does to combat […]

The 2022 Land Rover Defender 90 V8 is an angry mountain goat

land rover defender 90 v8

I already know I love the Land Rover Defender, but that ratchets up a bit when you swap in V8 power. This is the Defender 90 V8 and there’s a big-ole 5.0-liter V8 between the front fenders. It’s supercharged and makes 518 horsepower and 461 lb-ft of torque. And it puts all that power to […]