Author Archives: Jason Udy

All Good Things Come To An End…

By | April 8, 2011

…Fortunately that doesn’t refer to the Daily Derbi. Only me writing for Utah’s Largest Car Blog. It’s a bitter-sweet time for me. I have enjoyed writing for the blog and working with the guys at the Derbi. I have accepted a position with Motor Trend as an Associate Online Editor. I will be writing for […]

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UVU Automotive Students Go On Another Sweet Field Trip

By | April 4, 2011

Last Friday, you may know it as April Fool’s Day, UVU Automotive students got to go to Miller Motorsports Parkfor a field trip. If you haven’t been to the world class racetrack in our own backyard, you are missing out. The sports park is built on 511 acres in the middle of the Tooele desert. […]

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FT-86 Photo Shoot

By | March 25, 2011

The internet forum www.tune86.com, who is just as obsessed as we are about the Toyota FT-86, got an invite to do a photo shoot with the FT-86II concept in Brussels. Check out these beautiful pics and video: (Jason Udy, www.tune86.com)

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Genesis Coupe Gains Power, Gears and Drive Wheels

By | March 15, 2011

The Hyundai Genesis coupe will get the new direct injected version of the 3.8L V6 that was previously announced for the Genesis sedan. Direct-injection pumps power up from 306 hp and 266 lb-ft to 333 hp and 291 lb-ft — a noticeable increase. It will now top the 312 hp Camaro and the 305 hp […]

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Galpin Motor Sports Brings The “Scythe” To Autorama

By | March 7, 2011

Galpin Auto Sports (GAS), in Van Nuys, California, had their “Scythe” custom built car on display at the Utah Autorama. Designed to show-off GAS’s fabrication abilities the car started life as a 2008 Mustang GT convertible, but now the stock 4.6L V8 is stroked to a 5.0 with twin Magnuson superchargers — for a total […]

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Subaru Soup

By | March 1, 2011

Several Subaru related stories today: The first would be an update about Subaru’s version of the FT-86 sport coupe being co-developed with Toyota. Revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week. Toshio Masuda, product manager for the new RWD coupe, said that Subaru is benchmarking the Porsche Cayman for handling feel, and that the car […]

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