Car & Automotive

Dana White Has Quite The Car Collection

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The UFC man collects more than just fight venues.

Being president of UFC comes with plenty of responsibilities as well as controversy, two things Dana White is very much familiar with. However, you might not be aware the man is also a big time car nut. His collection of vehicles is impressive.

Considering White is reportedly worth half a billion dollars, the man certainly has the means to get his hands on cars the rest of us only dream about driving, let alone owning.

Datsun B210

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Proving White has a slice of humility in him, the man has kept his first car, a budget-friendly Datsun B210. While it’s not super sexy or among the rarest rides in the world, the B210 is certainly worth something, although we’re willing to be for White the value is all sentimental.

1971 Plymouth

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Coolest Hot Rods In The Motorious Car Show

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Which of these Hot Rods deserves to win in the segment?

The Motorious Online Car Show is heating up, and we’ve noticed one hobby segment that’s a little thin on entries: the Hot Rod segment. This segment is, arguably, one of the coolest classes of cars, but the amount of Hot Rods out there is starting to dwindle. Let’s show the world that the Hot Rods are just awesome as ever by filling up the Motorious Online Car Show with these impressive rides.

Here are some of the current entries in the Hot Rod hobby segment:

1932 Ford Custom

Meticulously crafted and hand built to strict standards, this 1932 Ford Roadster High Boy is a built machine, with show car looks. It’s powered by a 350 engine with 700 R4 trans, Edelbrock carburetor and manifold, Sanderson headers, Lokar shifter, and rolls

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Top 10 No Reserve Cars At GAA

Update: All of the cars on this list were successfully sold during the July GAA Classic Car Auction. The prices have been added to the original story.

The summer GAA Classic Car Auction is shaping up to be an interesting event. Not only has COVID-19 rewired the way auction houses are hosting sells, this has been a record time for auction companies. While many people speculated that the collector car market would take a hit, it seems like the opposite is happening, with enthusiasts investing in cars at a higher rate than expected. Here are some of the best No Reserve cars that will cross the auction block this week.

This mid-engine Japanese supercar is a highly collectible modern classic, with prices that position it in a reasonable price range. The example at GAA is a right hand drive model that just might sell for a bargain for the right … Read More

How to Pick a Car to Convert to Tesla Power

From Autoweek

While still a student at Bergen Community College in New Jersey in 2013, Sam Polyak converted his $200 junkyard 1992 Mazda MX-3 to electric drive. That worked so well he took on bigger game: building a 2010 all-wheel-drive Audi S5 with Tesla power.

Out came the tired V8 and in went a motor and inverter from a P85D Model S, producing a car that could reach 60 mph in 3.9 seconds. Also using the Tesla’s full 16-module battery pack yielded 250 miles of range but required sacrificing the back seat. And there were plenty of challenges to get all the systems to play nice in the car—and for the Audi’s many modern conveniences to actually function.

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“It’s a whole lot easier to convert a pre-1996 car,” said Polyak, who now runs PolyKup, a shop in West Haverstraw, New York, that converts cars and

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1991 Honda NSX Auctions Well Below Market Value

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Someone snagged this classic Japanese supercar on the cheap.

*Updated Story* An exceptionally clean 1991 Honda NSX – that’s a JDM-spec, first-production-year model – crossed the auction block at GAA Classic Car Auctions with no reserve. When the bidding stopped, a lucky individual scooped the car for a mere $36,000. While the exact market value of the car could be debated, that price is well below most estimates. With NSX values on the rise, whomever grabbed this supercar got a tremendous deal.

*Original Story* Thanks to the whole COVID-19 shutdown situation, there seems to have been a bit of a disruption in flow of Japanese domestic market vehicles to the United States. Those in the know are always keen to scoop up clean, rare examples of these right-hand-drive models since they’re becoming increasingly collectible. One of the most desirable of these JDM

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Nasr, Derani elated by “awesome” pace at Sebring

The third round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was a 2hr40min event at the venue which will hold its classic 12 Hour race unusually late in the season – November 14, the season finale – due to the knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Unlike at the previous round at Daytona which was dominated by the Mazda RT-24Ps, the Cadillacs appeared stronger around the 17-turn 3.74-mile Sebring course, and the #31 Whelen Engineering car was unstoppable. Derani took pole and easily beat fellow front-row starter Juan Pablo Montoya in the Acura into the first corner.

Thereafter, pitstops aside, the AXR entry which also won the 2019 Sebring 12 Hours never looked under severe threat, as the similar car of Wayne Taylor Racing was apparently unable to match the leader’s pace.

“I think this place likes me,” commented Derani. “This is my fourth win in five attempts at Sebring. Obviously,

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