High Octane / web
Killing Tires on Bay Area Streets
VICE heads to the birthplace of sideshow culture--the Bay Area (specifically Oakland & Vallejo)--to meet the new generation of sideshow enthusiasts keeping the roots of the movement alive in Bay Area streets.
Japan's Custom Lamborghini Legend
Shinichi Morohoshi is Tokyo's self-made Lamborghini king, a man who built an empire on the back of repeated tragedies. His heavily customized supercars capture the over-the-top style of Kabukichō. But an accident nearly ended it all.
Swingin’ in Texas: Houston’s Sideshow Takeover Scene
We travel to Houston, TX to see how newcomers to the highly illegal and often dangerous “sideshow” car scene are escaping cops and getting their car club some clout.
What The Florida
Florida Man Gets Hit By Car While Trying to Go Viral | WTFlorida
This is a story of how Florida man Jaylen Norwood, an internet dance challenge, and a fateful oil slick on the road came together to create an overnight viral sensation.
Guns Down, Fists Up: Detroit’s Car Wash Fight Club
This Detroit car wash encourages street rivals to take their beefs to the boxing ring.
Donk Masters BTS / web
Taji Meets The Donk Masters
VICE’s Taji Ameen heads to Georgia to check out the competitive world of Donk Racing 1971-76 Chevrolet Caprice and Impalas.
Street Gods Pt. 4: New York City’s Bike Life Movement
VICE travels to Queens to meet Leeky Da Bikestar, one of the most infamous figures in New York City’s bike life movement.
Street Gods Pt 3: From the Streets to the Professional Race Track
Part three of the series explores the transition from underground car meets to professional racing.
Street Gods Pt 2: Shutting Down NYC’s Streets for Underground Racing
In part 2 of our 4 part series Street Gods, VICE’s cameras gain access to New York City's underground street racing circuit.
Street Gods Pt. 1: Inside New York City’s Underground Car Meets
VICE’s cameras follow car clubs and drivers from Queens and Brooklyn as they work to legitimize New York City’s emerging car culture against opposition from the NYPD.
Miami’s Underground Racing: From The Streets To The Track
VICE travels to Miami to take a look inside the illegal street racing scene and the legal alternatives some drivers are turning to.
State of Repair
The Half Tesla, Half Honda, 100% Electric Hot Rod
Taking old cars and making them better is a part of American culture: the hot rod. In this episode, Jim Belosic takes a 1981 Honda Accord and makes it electric... and very fast.