Category Archives: Sweet videos

Very Want II: Fiat Abarth Follow-Up Ad

Let’s face it, Fiat (or anyone else, for that matter) will have a difficult time topping their seduction ad, which may have been the greatest commercial ever filmed.  But they are giving it a solid effort with this new ad. … Continue reading

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Car Jump In Super Slo-Mo

This is a the unfortunate truth in HD, slow motion detail about what happens when you jump your car.  It is also very cool. Unlike the video, this post has no jump.  Just watch the video and enjoy! – NTC

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NTC Movie Review: Love The Beast

Love The Beast  is a documentary about Eric Bana and his 1974 Australian Ford Falcon XB Coupe.  It is currently available on Netflix Streaming and Hulu.com.  Bana directed the film and is a character – along with the car and a … Continue reading

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Only Dropped Lada Club

Only Dropped Car Club is a bunch of guys from Russia with really cool Russian Ladas.  This video is of them doing what you should do in any special interest car: driving. Нажмите здесь for the worthwhile video.

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Project Turbo Arrow Update: Wires

I did two things for the first time today.  One was learning how to make a stop-motion video with my new camera, the other was breaking down one vehicle’s wiring harness in order to use it in another vehicle. Click … Continue reading

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The Story of Ab Jenkins – Boys of Bonneville Trailer

Owner of dozens of land speed records, Ab Jenkins was the famed driver of the Mormon Meteor.  He was also the Mayor of Salt Lake City from 1940-1944.  Amazingly, he set 21 speed records while in office.  The 2011 film, … Continue reading

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Video: 1955 24 Hours of LeMans Tragedy

The single worst auto racing accident of all time occured in the 1955 24 Hours of LeMans.  An incredible 83 spectators, plus one driver were killed.  Another 120 people were injured.  Click through for the original Pathe News (British) newsreel … Continue reading

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Vintage Auto Racing Crash Video (Warning: Graphic)

There is something about this video.  I keep coming back to it.  The music selection is what really cements it for me.  It is a fantastic collection of vintage auto racing crashes.  Be warned, however, that it is difficult to … Continue reading

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NeedThatCar Now a Partner Blog To www.chromjuwelen.com

If you had to pick the best-looking automotive blog on the web, it would be http://www.chromjuwelen.com, hands down.  Dig just a touch deeper and you’ll find that beauty is more than skin deep.  I am excited to announce that NeedThatCar … Continue reading

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Video: 1946 Midget Racing Newsreel

Watch this vintage newsreel video of a midget race in New Jersey from 1946.  So far, it is the best video I have found of racing from my midget’s era.  Historic Hinchliffe Stadium was the site of the race, but … Continue reading

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