(revving) – Nissan. We’ve talked a lot about them on Up To Speed. The Skyline, the Z, the Silvia, those are some of the most There is no way that these legends could get any better, right? Wrong! Because inside Nissan is a humble little tuning company dead set on… Continue Reading NISMO – Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed | Donut Media

(engines roaring) – Racing stripes are on anything from badass performance cars, this motorcycle I saw outside the office, and this weird guitar I found online. I mean look at this thing it looks fast, and it’s a guitar. Stripes have become a universal symbol for speed. But why? Where’d… Continue Reading Who Invented Racing Stripes? | WheelHouse | Donut Media

(upbeat music) – Most new cars are already really safe from the factory. Things like modern computers, combined with decades of car design experience have made modern cars safer than ever before. But experience doesn’t come without making mistakes. And computers haven’t always existed. Were cars death boxes of metal… Continue Reading How Cars Got Safe | WheelHouse | Donut Media

– An American Toyota? A Swedish WRX? A Mitsubishi from the States? What the hell is going on? Badge engineering, the process where a company sells a vehicle made by another company as their own, often changing the name, badges, and sometimes the mechanical components. Badge engineering is usually seen… Continue Reading Who Really Made Your Car: The Truth About Badge Engineering | Donut Media

(car wheels screaching) – Let me ask you a question ’cause you’re smart and I respect your opinion. How did a dusty or grampappy car brand make one of the sickest burnout machines of all time? And in the process, completely redeem themselves. It came as a sedan, came as… Continue Reading CADILLAC CTS-V – Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

(engine revving) – It’s late at night on the drag strip as you creep to the starting line a hulking beast of muscle pulls up in the lane next to you You glance over All that you can see are two glowing red eyes floating in the darkness The lights… Continue Reading Dodge Demon – Everything You Need To Know | Up to Speed | Donut Media

(engine roars) – Nismo. M. ST. When you saw those badges, you knew the car was fast. (upbeat music) (engine roaring) But if you buy one today, you might be getting ripped off. Today, I’m gonna break down which badges are worth it, and which ones are worthless vanity tax.… Continue Reading Which Performance Badges Are a Scam?

We don’t care about your metric system, we don’t care about your crown, and we sure as hell don’t care about exercise! (AMERICA INTESIFIES) Different countries drive on different sides of the road. The story begins long before any cars, when we were just walking around, like a bunch of… Continue Reading Why Do We Drive On The Right? | WheelHouse | Donut Media

(car screeching) – It’s the crossram breathing, fire snorting, eardrum deafening V8 that took America by storm. This absolute unit of an engine has powered everything, from muscle cars to your muscly dad’s truck. – That thing got a Hemi? – Yeah. (car engine roars) – It’s a legend so… Continue Reading DODGE HEMI – Everything You Need To Know | Up To Speed