All posts by Joe Baaklini

Just your average petrolhead and adrenaline junkie

This Nissan Skyline R33 drift car has Mercedes V12 power

May 22, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 22, 2017 – An RB26-powered Nissan Skyline R33 felt far too conventional for Danish drifter Christian Jæger who has the original engine swapped in for...

This is the rare Mercedes SL73 AMG that you probably didn’t know existed

May 16, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 16, 2017 – Before Mercedes AMG gave Pagani the monstrous 7.3-liter V12 to power the Zonda, they used it on one of their own...

This Fiat 500 Abarth race car has two Suzuki Hayabusa engines

May 09, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 9, 2017 – The crazy little Fiat 500 Abarth you’re about to watch is powered by a 400hp+ custom V8 engine that was built...

Audi Lebanon surprises Allo Taxi customers with an R8 V10

May 08, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 8, 2017 – When you request a taxi, the last thing you’d expect is a 602-bhp German supercar in front of your doorstep. However,...

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser becomes the world’s fastest SUV

May 06, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 6, 2017 – Remember the 2000hp Land Speed Cruiser that Toyota revealed at the SEMA Show back in November 2016? Apparently, the unique SUV...

Say hello to the Ford F-250 MegaRaptor and SuperRaptor

May 05, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 5, 2017 – With 450-horsepower from a twin-turbo V6, the new Ford F-150 Raptor is one of the best off-road monsters you can buy,...

This is the world’s only drift-spec Rolls-Royce

May 04, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 4, 2017 – Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a new build pops up and proves you wrong, which is the case...

Watch the moment this guy crashed his new Subaru WRX STI

May 04, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 4, 2017 – When you own a sports car like the Subaru WRX STI, it’s hard to resist the temptation of driving quick, but...

Porsche Cayenne breaks world record by towing an Airbus A380

May 03, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 3, 2017 – In 2006, a Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI broke the world record for “heaviest aircraft pulled by a production car” by successfully...

This guy made an amazing Gymkhana video with his old Subaru

May 01, 2017Joe Baaklini

May 1, 2017 – You don’t need a crazy amount of money and a super expensive racecar to create a proper Gymkhana video. Unlike Ken...

1st Speed Test 2017: Final Results

Apr 30, 2017Joe Baaklini

April 30, 2017 – The opening round of the 2017 Lebanese Speed Test Championship concluded today with Mitsubishi Evo VII driver Xavier Massaad taking the...

New Moto Gymkhana competition officially announced in Lebanon

Apr 27, 2017Joe Baaklini

April 27, 2017 – A new motorcycle racing concept called Moto Gymkhana was officially announced by its local and regional founder Francois Salameh at a...

Overdrive is a new movie for car enthusiasts

Apr 26, 2017Joe Baaklini

April 26, 2017 – If you’re a fan of Gone in Sixty Seconds and Fast & Furious movies, you’re going to want to watch this...

The Honda Civic Type R is the new FWD record holder at the Nürburgring

Apr 25, 2017Joe Baaklini

April 25, 2017 – The previous-generation Honda Civic Type R was a seriously quick car as it held the Nürburgring front-wheel drive record for a...