Category Archives: Featured Cars

Collection of CarCast Featured Cars

Herb Adam’s VSE Cobra

October 31, 2009

The Professor gets to show of one of his cars. He brings out his VSE Cobra. This car features an all aluminum monocoque chassis, Big Block aluminum CHEVROLET, it just ends up having a Cobra body. We take a look and fire up the stock’ish 468 Chevrolet, well all 701hp worth…

Some specs –

The Motor:
Chevrolet 468 Aluminum Block, Aluminum Heads, Forged Crank, Billet Rods, Mechanical Roller Cam, 12:1 CR, AccuSump, Jessel Belt Drive, RaceMate Alternator/Waterpump

Transmission:

Older Doug Nash 5 Speed, 1:1 Final Drive, Tilton bell housing, 7.25″ dual disc ceramic clutch pack

Chassis:

Herb Adam’s VSE Aluminum Backbone frame (Monocoque)

Suspension:
Custom independent front geometry
S.C.P. Ford 9″ full floating axle, Strange Engineering 3.89 R&P
Coil overs 4 corners


Quick Links

Quick Link to Dan Edmunds
Quick Link to Mini-E and 370Z
Quick Link to Jeff Ross’s First Car


Video of the Professors Cobra

1989 BMW E30 M3

October 24, 2009

Adam is on a roll, he unearths yet another gem from the collection, his 1989 BMW M3. You might be asking yourself “wait, is that two cars in a row that are German” Yep, seems we are on a roll. And as we say here at CarCast “Bitte Füllen Sie bitte den Tank”


Quick Links

Quick Link to Henry Ford III
Quick Link to Frank Stallone’s First Car


Video of the 1989 BMW E30 M3

Spectre 1970 El Camino

October 15, 2009

Adam and Amir check out the ultra cool Spectre Performance El Camino. This 1970 custom ‘Camino features a late model Corvette LS7 Z06 engine with ‘some work’ done to it. Jimmy Shine at So-Cal did much to make this not only haul ass but handle on the track.


Quick Links

Quick Link to Amir Rosenbaum
Quick Link to Larry Miller’s First Car
Quick Link to 911RS Clone


Guest Car Video

1973 Porsche RS Clone

October 15, 2009

Adam finally shows of something besided a Lamborghini! This episode we take a look at his 1973 911RS Clone. I think the Professor is going to have to get into the engine…


**This car is currently for Sale on Ebay Starting 10/28/2009**

Adam is selling this car, check it out on eBay at by clicking the link. Ebay has many more pictures of the car as well.
Ebay Link to Adam Carolla’s Porsche 911RS


Quick Links

Quick Link to Amir Rosenbaum
Quick Link to The Guest Car Spectre 1970 El Camino
Quick Link to Larry Miller’s First Car


Video of the 911RS Clone

SMS 570x Challenger, Mollypop 2009 Mustang

October 9, 2009

Adam and Steve check out the hot SMS 570X Challenger. Adam in a Dodge? Well no, it’s really a SMS 570X Supercharged 700hp Challenger. Steve also brings in his Daughters car the 2009 Mollypop Mustang with it hot pink paint and scenic roof.


Quick Links

Quick Link to Steve Saleen
Quick Link to John Salley’s First Car
Quick Link to dino Ferrari 380GT4


Guest Car Video

Dino Ferrari 308GT4

October 9, 2009

And you thought that Adam has run out of Italian cars for the show, guess again! This weeks Featured car is Adam’s own Dino Ferrari 308GT4. This car has a small transverse mounted V8 and has some interesting features, including the Professors hot looking air filters.


**This car is currently for Sale on Ebay Starting 10/27/2009**

Adam is selling this car, check it out on eBay at by clicking the link.  Ebay has many more pictures of the car as well.
Ebay Link to Adam Carolla’s Dino Ferrari 308GT4


Quick Links

Quick Link to Steve Saleen
Quick Link to The Guest Car SMS 570X Challenger and Mollypop Mustang
Quick Link to John Salley’s First Car


Video of the Dino Ferrari 308GT4

Duane Norman’s Datsun 510

October 2, 2009

Special Guest Car and Race Driver this week. Duane Norman and his Datsun 510 Racer share his background and show off his special Datsun 510. Duane was in a racing accident that resulted in a spinal-cord injury that left him wheelchair bound. Well that was only for a short time, Duane built and ran a dune buggy and picked up his pilots license, but racing was still wanted to do and here we are with this weeks Racer Profile and Guest Car. Duane’s 510 with it’s custom control systems helps keep him at the front of the pack.


Quick Links

Quick Link to Coronado Speed Festival
Quick Link to Andy Dick’s First Car
Quick Link to 1964 Iso Rivolta


Guest Car Video