It’s Star Trek vs. Star Wars in the skies over San Francisco!
Which would win in a battle, the Death Star or the Enterprise?
After Star Trek IV, the crew of the Enterprise needed more whales, so they came back to San Francisco again, except this time it’s an alternate universe where Reagan’s Star Wars defense initiative from the 80’s is coming to fruition as the Death Star nears completion (superlaser already fully operational). Star Wars is our military
2014 Jaguar F-type: Finally, an E-type Successor! [Ignition Episode 65]
On this episode of Ignition, Kim Reynolds heads to Pamplona, Spain to have a look at some of Jaguar’s classic entries in the sports car realm, and also to get his hands on their latest convertible sports car, the F-Type.
The F-type has an all-aluminum body and a new all-aluminum, 3.0-liter supercharged direct-injection V-6 based on the 5.0-liter V-8, with balance shafts, a dual independent variable cam timing system, and a Roots-type twin vortex supercharger mounted in the engine’s vee.
Jaguar has given us three different versions, the V6, V6S, and V8s, to play with, so we’re taking them out to the mountains of Spain to see which one best represents Jaguar’s new spiritual E-type successor.
Sexy Kayla plays the $100 bill game in a Lambo! [Not Safe For Wife]
We’ve all heard BS stories of “my uncles car was so fast, he put a $100 bill and let me try to get it, it was so fast I couldn’t” blah blah blah… well we put this to the test in one of the FASTEST cars in the world… the rest you have to see for yourself.
2013 Range Rover vs. 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG! [Head 2 Head Episode 32]
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend’s Jonny Lieberman pits the 2013 Range Rover against the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG. Several technical & challenging obstacles await as these two SUVs navigate a purpose-built off road course. Did we mention that the course also happens to be the testing grounds for Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year? Old school meets new school as tried & true German engineering squares off against cutting edge British gadgetry.
Of course, no comparison between these two status symbols would be complete without a visit to their natural habitat… the mean streets of Beverly Hills, CA. While both of these contenders will get you through the dirt in style, which of these two uber-luxury six figure SUVs is most befitting of high society? Join us as we find out.
1989 BMW E30 M3 vs 2013 Scion FR-S vs 2013 Volkswagen GTI! [Head 2 Head Episode 31]
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend’s Mike Febbo & the 2013 Scion FR-S take on European Car’s Greg Emmerson & the 2013 Volkswagen GTI.
Joining the mix is a beloved classic, as the 1989 BMW E30 M3 makes an appearnce. Compared to the Scion & VW, the E30 carried a heftier price tag for it’s time but represented the definition of a fun, affordable sports car. And so, it serves as the benchmark for this episode’s Asian & European contenders.
Join Mike & Greg as they hash it out in their quest to see which is the “better” car.
Blacksmithing Klingon Bat’leth (Star Trek) [Man At Arms]
Every week our master swordsmith and renowned propmaster, Tony Swatton, forges iconic weapons using high-speed belt grinders, scorching furnaces, and pounding power hammers. Then he takes his weapon to the streets to bust up some stuff.
This week Tony is creating Worf’s Klingon Bat’leth.
NOTE: Tony Swatton and Man At Arms have no connection to or involvement with the Star Trek franchise.