Category Archives: Featured Cars

Collection of CarCast Featured Cars

Richard Varner of Champions Moto and Pete Chapouris of So-Cal Speed Shop

September 22, 2012

Richard Varner is a motorcycle collector and restorer and has founded Champions Moto, which builds vintage-styled race bikes and clothing. Pete Chapouris is a famous hot rodder and designer, who works for So-Cal Speed Shop. Richard and Pete bring us two of their vintage-inspired bikes and a hot rod Chapouris built in 1987. We also get to eyeball and throw some revs into a 2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang, which makes a whopping 565 horsepower.

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Champions Moto
So-Cal Speed Shop
Roush Stage 3 Mustang

Pete Chapouris & Richard Varner

2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang


Mister Cartoon & His ’61 Impala Lowrider

September 1, 2012

Mister Cartoon is an artist and car customizer. He started out doing graffiti, later doing murals, album art, logos and tattoos. Also joining us is Cartoon’s friend, photographer Estevan Oriol. Together, they have just launched Sanctiond, a new car care product line. Mister Cartoon also shows us his ’61 Impala lowrider.

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

www.mistercartoon.com
www.sanctiond.com

Mister Cartoon’s 61 Impala Lowrider


Monterey Preview and 662 hp Mustang

August 18, 2012

Adam and Matt get giddy with anticipation about the upcoming Monterey Historics. Adam talks about which cars he’s going to run. He also discusses sending his mechanic Les cross-country to pick up a new trailer and possibly some more vintage race cars. We also get a glimpse of the 2013 Mustang Shelby GT500 convertible, with its neck-bending, tire-chirping 662 horsepower engine.

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Shelby GT500 Mustang Convertible Website

2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible


Bobby Allison BRE Datsun 510 Preview

May 19, 2012

Adam and Matt take a check out the Bobby Allison BRE Datsun 510 as Les Cannaday of Classic Datsun prepares it for a run at the 2012 Sonoma Historics. Also, Adam talks about his experience so far with the Chevy Volt and we answer some of your Facebook questions.


For more info, visit:
Les Cannaday’s Classic Datsun
Chevy Sonic Website

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Christopher Titus and His Challenger SRT8

April 7, 2012

Comedian Christopher Titus talks about wrecking his Viper at Willow Springs, his custom Foose ’56 Chevy, his new race-inspired clothing line and his new 2012 Challenger SRT8.

For more info, visit www.christophertitus.com
to hear the Christopher Titus Podcast, visit www.tituspodcast.com

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Christopher Titus and His Challenger SRT8

Bodie Stroud and the Scarliner Custom

March 10, 2012

Bodie Stroud of BS Industries comes by and talks with Adam and Matt about working as a car customizer. They discuss the business of making hot rods and kustoms, as well as building the hot dog car Adam drove (and crashed) in a soap box derby.

Then we move out to the parking lot and check out the immaculate 1960 Starliner, also known as “The Scarliner.” Built by Bodie and BS Industries, The Scarliner is powered by a Ford GT powertrain that makes 550 hp at 6,500 rpm and 500 lb-ft of torque at 3,750 rpm, per Ford specs.

For more info, visit Bodie’s website at bshotrods.com

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer Pro Tem: “Broadway” Gary Smith


Bodie Stroud and The Scarliner Custom


Ring Brothers’ Producer Mustang and Diversion Camaro

February 11, 2012

Mike Ring of the Ring Brothers brings by the “Producer” Mustang fastback and the “Diversion” Camaro.

He talks with Adam and Matt about the challenges of building custom resto-rods. We hear about sourcing parts, meeting SEMA deadlines, the ups and downs of customer tastes and trying to stay profitable. The Ring Brothers were back-to-back winners of the Good Guys Street Machine of the Year award, and were also the Car Craft magazine Pro Builder of the Year for 2011. For more info on the Ring Brothers, visit www.ringbrothers.com

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Mike Ring with The Ring Brothers Producer Mustang and Diversion Camaro