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2018 Volkswagen Atlas SE Long-Term Update 1: Tire Killer!

The light goes green. The front tires jump, chirp as they lose traction, then settle as I pull away from the line. Such has been my experience with the Volkswagen Atlas . And before you jump to conclusions and assume Im gunning it at every stoplight, let me assure you that I am not being overly aggressive in my acceleration. Unfortunately, our V-6-equipped brute is not equipped with the $1,800 optional 4Motion all-wheel-drive system, which means the entirety of the... [read more]

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First Look: 2019 OReilly Auto Parts Sacramento Autorama!

Its kind of difficult to not talk about the weather in California these past couple weeks, but as I sit here writing thisits actually not raining and the suns shining over the Sacramento Valley! That said, however, Ive spent the entire day indoors at Cal Expo taking in everything under numerous rooftops comprising the 2019 OReilly Auto Parts Sacramento Autorama: hot rods, lowriders, race cars, andthe main thing I typically look forward to at this event now in its 69... [read more]

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The eCOPO Breaks into the 9s at the NHRA Winternationals, but Does it Break our Fuel-Burning Hearts?

It was a moment that perfectly encapsulated what the eCOPO proposes for drag racing: you could actually hear the crowd wow and woo throughout every pass of Chevrolets muted monster. As the Top Fuelers finished their runs and echoed down to the big-end, the eCOPO snuck up to the line, instantaneously turned voltage into vulcanized rubber for the burnout, and churned out a 9.837 at 134.07 during the NHRA Winternationals at Pomona. We are really close, I said during SEMA... [read more]

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Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has fully redesigned the Legacy sedan , but you'd never know it. The model sits on a new platform and features new technologies, but the exterior design changes are pretty minimal. Thats not surprising given Subarus conservative attitude toward vehicle styling. The question is: Is the subtle approacheffective or not? Lets take a closer look at the design updates on the 2020 Subaru Legacy . Up front, the headlights look smaller, although very similar to the old design. There... [read more]

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The Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Truck's Design Has Changed

Remember the Hyundai Santa Cruz lifestyle pickup concept from the 2015 Detroit auto show? Well ,that was a long time ago, and it no longer looks like that. The unibody compact truck for young buyers was well-received and the automaker started work on a production model. It was even given the boards blessing to add it to the product plan for sale in 2018 as a 2019 model. But a sales slump, the ouster of CEO Dave Zuchowski who was... [read more]

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Lights Out 10: The Opening Days

The wildest and craziest outlaw street-legal drag race kicks off at South Georgia Motorsports Park It has been dubbed Duck Week as momentum for the tenth running of the Lights Out competition, produced by Duck X Productions, began nearly a week ago. Racers from all across the country and even as far away as British Columbia, Canada began their trek to various tracks to prepare for the wildest race of the year. By mid-week, racers began filling into South Georgia... [read more]

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Ford Recalling 1.26 Million F-150s for Shifting Issue

Ford has issued three recalls, the largest of which affects certain F-150 trucks. 2011-13 Ford F-150 The Problem : Ford is recalling certain late-model F-150s with six-speed automatic transmissions. Some vehicles can experience an intermittent loss of the transmission output speed sensor to the powertrain control module. These vehicles may unexpectedly downshift into first gear, regardless of vehicle speed. Obviously, this issue could cause drivers to lose control of the vehicle. There have been five reports of accidents related to... [read more]

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15 of the Hottest New Car Deals This Presidents Day Weekend

The holiday season may be over, but there are still good deals out there if youre looking for a new car. This Presidents Day Weekend, you can save thousands when buying certain vehicles from Infiniti , Volkswagen , and other automakers. We gathered data from ALG, a subsidiary of TrueCar , to find the cars that offer the biggest savings. Looking at TrueCars TruePrice Average, which is based on what customers paid for similar vehicles in February 2019, we narrowed... [read more]

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2020 Ford Explorer Will Start at $33,860

When Ford officially revealed the 2020 Explorer at the Detroit auto show this year, it had some big news. For the first time since the 2011 model year, the Explorer would be built on a rear-wheel-drive platform. It also added a hybrid version and replaced the Sport with the ST. At least on paper, it looked like great news, but we had to wonder how much the new Explorer would actually cost. Thanks to an email from Ford, now we... [read more]

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Ram 2500 Heavy Duty By Mopar

The 2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty by Mopar is a concept truck that showcases Mopar's new line of accessories for FCA's latest heavy-duty workhorse. Unveiled at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, it previews already available and upcoming accessories from this iconic customization brand. The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty is a brand-new truck for the 2020 model year. Unveiled at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, it arrived just a month ahead of the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado HD and the facelifted Ford... [read more]

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Spied! Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class Caught with Massive Touchscreen

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is still the best full-size luxury sedan, but considering it hasbeen on sale since the 2014 model year, it's time for a redesign. From what we've heard, it will go on sale next year as a 2020 model, potentially with an SAE Level 3 driver-assistance system . Now, thanks to our spy photographer's latest shots, we also know it will come with a massive touchscreen. We actually got our first glimpse at the 2020 S-Class' cabin last... [read more]

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Amazon Confirms Huge Investment in EV Maker Rivian

One day after Amazon saved itself untold millionsor more likely billionsof dollars by cancelling its secondary headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, the online retail giant confirmed it was the leading contributor to a $700 million round of investment in 10-year-old electric truck start-up Rivian. Were inspired by Rivians vision for the future of electric transportation, Amazon Worldwide Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke said in a prepared statement. RJ has built an impressive organization, with a product portfolio and technology to... [read more]

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss LEGO

Chevrolet has teamed up with LEGO to create a full-sized brick version of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss. The LEGO Groups Model Shop in Enfield, Connecticut is responsible for the design and assembly of the monstrous LEGO Silverado. Its made up of 334,544 LEGO pieces and weighs 3,307 pounds. Needless to say, completing this massive 20-foot build took some time and a lot of manpower. In total, 18 builders helped complete the life-sized truck, and more than... [read more]

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6 New Speed Parts For Car Crafters

Speed Parts, 7-19 Heres The Skinny What it is: Lightweight front runner tires. Why you care: Drivers of custom street and high-horsepower strip applications can have true drag-race look and performance with the expanded Sportsman S/R front radial tire line from Mickey Thompson. Four new skinny front runners have been added to the Sportsmans S/R line to complement the popular 26-and 28-inch options: 27X6.00R15LT, 27X8.00R15LT, 27X6.00R17LT, and 27X8.00R17LT. The 27X6.00 sizes are approved for 15- and 17-inch wheels up to... [read more]

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Bugatti Could Redefine The Pricing of One-Off Builds at The Geneva Motor Show

Bugatti is no stranger to shaking up the industry when theres an opportunity to do so. That opportunity could come sooner than we think because of rumors that the super luxury performance brand is developing a one-off creation for the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The whispered price of this one-off? $18 million. Details are still scarce at the point, but it is rumored that this one-off Bugatti has already been built. More importantly, it was built for Dr. Ferdinand Pich... [read more]

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1959 Bonneville Streamliner Super Shaker // Mecum Phoenix 2019

1959 Bonneville Streamliner Super Shaker // Teaser

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Mecum Phoenix 2019 // March 14-17 // State Farm Stadium

Volkswagen Jetta GLI35

The new 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is just right. Presented at the 2019 Chicago Motor Show, the new hot Volkswagen compact sedan gained the much-needed overhaul with a fine upgrade that came from none other than the parts bins of the Golf GTI and the Golf R. It is a thoroughly improved car, with a 2.0-liter, turbocharged, gasoline engine, a fresh new look, and a far more advanced suspension compared to the lesser units. Let me just say it... [read more]

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A Fruehauf & A Ford

Last Saturday morning, I looked out the window to find a blanket of snow had fallen onto the world around me. The porch, the sidewalk, the street, the... continue reading

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Special Edition Range Rover Sport HST Showcases New 395-HP Inline-Six

This week, Land Rover added a new special edition to its U.K. lineup.Called the Range Rover Sport HST, it gets carbon-fiber accents on the hood, grille, side vents, and tailgate. Inside, there's some HST-specific trim and HST badging, which doesn't sound particularly special. And sincethe release says nothing about it being offered in the U.S., there'sprobably no point in converting its81,250 base price to dollars. So why would we cover a Europe-only not-so-special edition? Because of what's under the hood... [read more]

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Is This the 2020 Mazda CX-4 That was Teased for the 2019 Geneva Motor Show?

Last week Mazda released a teaser picture showing the shadowy rear end of a new crossover that will break cover at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March. The silhouette looks a lot like the new-generation Mazda3, but it's not yet clear what model we're dealing with. Now, a pre-production vehicle spotted in China confirms that Mazda is indeed preparing to launch a small crossover based on the Mazda3. But what is it? Well, we have three scenarios to consider.

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Bugatti Chiron Sport 110 Ans Edition

Bugatti is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, and in keeping with its reputation for celebrating anniversaries in style, its bringing a special edition Chiron to the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The special edition model, called the Chiron Sport 110 Ans, is essentially a love letter for Bugatti, from Bugatti. Its limited to just 20 units, and its dressed up in the finest exclusive touches you can find in the business. The special edition ode to Bugattis heritage will be... [read more]

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2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country First Drive: Swedish Fish

While an Arctic chill shut things down in Michigan, we headed to the Arctic Circle for comparative warmth. And while Americans continue to unabatedly love SUVs and crossovers, we were in northern Sweden because, to our great joy, Volvo continues to make wagons. Delicious dichotomies. We flew to Lulea, Sweden, to get behind the wheel of the 2020 Volvo V60 Cross County, a hiked-up wagon for those who want their daily driver to double as a toy in the wild... [read more]

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Countdown to Our Electric, Autonomous Future: How Soon Is Now? The Lohdown

Pop quiz: do you know what they call Thai food in Thailand? Food. Do you what theyll call electrified cars in an electrified future? Cars. And autonomous cars in an autonomous futur- you get the point. Recently I was pushed to defend MotorTrends take on electric vehicles (EVs) and the burgeoning autonomous car segment. It was a bit awkward and uncomfortable, because I do very much believe that the world is moving in both of these directions and that someday... [read more]

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Subaru Legacy

First arriving on the scene in 1989, the Legacy nameplate has served as Subarus flagship sedan for six full generations. Now theres a new seventh-generation arriving for the 2020 model year, and its framed as the most advanced Legacy in the models 30-year history. Sporting a revised exterior, oodles of new technology and luxury features in the cabin, as well as a new platform and a new turbocharged engine option, the Legacy is feeling fresher than ever. But with segment... [read more]

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Watch a 2018 Ford GT and a 2018 Ferrari 488 Spider Duke it Out Over the Half Mile

If youve spent any time at all trolling the wild, rugged landscape that is an online performance enthusiast forum, youll know that bench racing is pretty much par for the course. Quoted performance numbers and test session lap times are ammunition for these sorts of debates, but all that ends the second you step into the real world. This is where it really matters, as documented in the following 11-minute, 10-second video from our friends at DragTimes. Hit play, and... [read more]

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The 2020 Kia Soul EV Has a Range of 243 Miles

Kia recentlyshowed off the newly redesigned third-generation Soul , and one of the most interesting changes had to do with the fully electric version . Using a 64-kWh lithium-ion batteryborrowed from the Hyundai Kona EV, the Soul EV promised to pair boxy practicality with electric efficiency. But until today, we still didn't know what kind of range the Soul EV would offer. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the 2020 Kia Soul EV has a total range of 243 miles... [read more]

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See this 1981 Daytona 500-winning and street-driven Buick Regal replica on 2019 HOT ROD Power Tour

The 80s is an overlooked era of NASCAR. However, it was time of great importance for the sport, filled with moments like Air Force One landing along-side the 1984 Firecracker 400, just Google it . That same race marked Richard Pettys record-setting 200th win. By that point, Petty had earned the moniker of The King, but in the 80s he slammed the record books closed, obtaining records he still holds today.   Last weekend at the ARCA Menards 200 in... [read more]

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Is There Be Room in the VW Range for an Even Hotter 2020 Volkswagen Jetta R?

Volkswagen has launched a new 2020 Jetta GLI that borrows a lot of Golf GTI visual cues, as well as its powertrain and more advanced suspension. But the new GLI is only so extreme and, in fact, in China and other markets, you can actually get an even more powerful version of it that isnt branded as anything special. The GLI is only the most powerful Jetta you can buy in North America.

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Hyundai to Debut Tiny Crossover at New York Auto Show

Hyundai will use the New York auto show to unveil a tiny addition to the lineup, a crossover smaller than the Kona, and it will be sold in the U.S. The A-segment crossover will go on sale later this year. While the larger B-segment Hyundai Kona is on the sportier side and well-contented, the smaller A-segment vehicle will have a more traditional body style but will not look like a mainstream utility vehicle. It's smaller and it's distinctively different than... [read more]

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Apple's Autonomous Cars Require a Lot of Human Intervention

Californias Department of Motor Vehicles released its annual report outlining how frequently humans had to take over driving responsibilities from each company's autonomous prototypes while testing on public roads. As you might expect, if you measure the number of miles per disengagement, Google's Waymo is at the top. But you might not expect Apple to be at the bottom of the listthe very bottom of the list. Bloomberg reports that Waymo'sprototypes were able to travel 11,000 miles between disengagements, with... [read more]

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Tesla Launches Dog Mode and Sentry Mode Across Lineup

Tesla is rolling out a new advanced alarm system called Sentry Mode, as well as new protection for pets left in the vehicle called Dog Mode, which sets a comfortable cabin temperature while the cars owner is away. Sentry Mode might just be what the Viper alarms of the 1970s and 80s would have become had they been updated by the likes of Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The system continuously monitors the vehicles surrounding environment when its left unattended. It... [read more]

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2020 VW Jetta GLI vs 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan

Volkswagen has finally given its Jetta sedan for North America the power, exclusivity, and extra sporting edge that some enthusiasts felt were missing from the package. The new 2020 Jetta GLI has addressed all those concerns and is now a model with enough brawn and sophistication to go head to head with all the sporty sedans in its size and price brackets. If youre into fast driving, then you will be happy to note the new Jetta GLI gets the... [read more]

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The 2020 Kia Telluride Gets up to 20/26 MPG

Fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Kia Telluride has cropped up on the EPAs website. Kia's newlarge crossover is rated 20/26/23 mpg city/highway/combined, when paired with front-wheel drive. That rating is in line with key competitors. The 2019 Honda Pilot tops out at 20/27/23 mpg, while the Highlander gets 21/27/23 mpg when paired with a V-6. The Telluride comes standard with a 3.8-liter V-6 engine making 291 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Power is routed through an eight-speed automatic... [read more]

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2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock Takes It Back to 1976

Back in 1976, Dodge introduced the Warlock Macho Power Wagon as part of its Adult Toys line.According to the original press release, the Warlock could fill today's need for fun trucking' thanks to its bucket seats, decorative striping, fancy wheels and tires, and real oak sideboards. Today, Ram announced the Warlock Macho Power Wagon is back in the form of the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Starting with the Ram 1500 Classic, the previous-generation truck that Ram still sells... [read more]

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For $695 Hondata Will Give your 2019 Acura RDX the Mid-Range Torque it Deserves

Acura revamped theRDX last year and gave it a more aggressive face coupled with a sporty profile. All that is great, but the new car is lacking when it comes to mid-range torque. That's where Hondata jumps in with its Flashpro system that gives you the ability to extract 45 more pound-feet of torque at the peak of the curve over the 280 you get from Acura. Mid-range torque is a very important aspect, especially when we're talking about SUVs... [read more]

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Bentley Bentayga Speed Can Hit 190 MPH

Three years afterintroducing the Bentayga , Bentley is announcing full details on the hotted-up Speed version. The Bentley Bentayga Speed makes more power than the regular model, although not as much as we had expected from previous reports. It also has a higher top speed, which Bentley says is enough to make it the world's fastest production SUV. The 6.0-liter W-12 engine in the Speed makes 626 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. Last month, Autocar first broke news of... [read more]

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Car for Sale: 1992 Dodge Viper with Just 34 Miles on the Clock

The 1992 Dodge Viper was Chrysler's way of saying 'we've now sold enough Minivans to be able to fund an exciting halo car,' which the Viper truly was. Devoided of modern creature comforts or safety features, the RT/10 was a Corvette eater. This red example from the first year of production somehow managed to gather just 34 miles on the odometer and could be yours for just under $100,000. You barely ever see cars like the Viper come out of... [read more]

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Santa Ana Drags 1957

Dipping back into the LIFE magazine archives, I find Allan Grant's images of the Santa Ana NHRA Drags for 1957. Some great cars in these shots, including TV... continue reading

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The Curious Case of John Cenas Ford GT

The Ford GT that once belonged to John Cena is back in the news again for the same reason its appeared in the news so many times before. As improbable maybe even impossible as it sounds, the Liquid Blue Metallic Ford GT is back up for auction for the third time in the last two years. This time, the GT will once again go through Mecum Auctions, which, coincidentally, handled the supercar the last time it went up for auction... [read more]

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BMW X4 M

The 2020 BMW X4 M is the high-performance version of BMW's compact coupe SUV. Unveiled alongside its 2020 X3 M sibling, the X4 M arrived five years after the nameplate was introduced in 2014. A bit late to the party, but BMW finally offers a competitor for the Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe. Based on the second-generation X4 that was unveiled for the 2018 model year, the X4 M shares underpinnings and technology with the X3 M. It features BMW's brand-new S58... [read more]

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The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Aims to Create Buzz

The 2020 Sonata will not be instantly recognizable as a Hyundai , but it is designed to be a head-turner and create buzz similar to the impact of the 2011 Sonata, says SangYup Lee , head of the Hyundai Global Design Center in Namyang, Korea. The next-generation Sonata is one of 13 new vehicles coming this year for the Hyundai, Kia , and Genesis brands. It will be on display at the New York auto show in April with production... [read more]

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The 2020 Bentley Bentayga Speed Comes To Conquer The Title Of Worlds Fastest SUV

It's been more than three years since Bentley introduced the Bentayga, its first-ever SUV, and the highly anticipated Speed model is here to boost the nameplate's performance pedigree even further. The first Bentley SUV to carry the badge taken from the Continental, the Bentayga Speed is the quickest, fastest, and more capable British hauler yet.

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the German automakers tip of the spear when it comes to luxury and opulence, offering the very latest in technology, styling, and interior features. With a history that dates back to the early 70s, the latest sixth generation for the flagship sedan model (also known as the W222) was introduced back in 2013, which means its time for a ground-up redesign. With that in mind, we pulled out the TopSpeed crystal ball, drew up the above-pictured... [read more]

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Audis SUV Family is Now Complete with the 2020 Q4 Concepts Arrival at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Audi has released a handful of teaser renderings of the Q4 e-Tron Concept, an electric compact crossover study. The concept, which will make its dbut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, finally unlocks the mystery on when Audi plans to use the Q4 name, the last holdout to the automakers Q-family of crossovers and SUVs. Teasers notwithstanding, details about the Q4 e-Tron Concept are scarce at this point, but since its carrying the e-Tron name, we can at least confirm... [read more]

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The 2020 Land Rover Defenders Interior Leaks Online, Showing a Huge Leap Forward in Design

Land Rover has been very secretive about its ground-up new 2020 Defender (in the works for over five years now) that will probably make its debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Now, for the first time, weve found a photo of the 2020 Defender's interior, and were pretty sure Land Rover is not too keen on it having been shared.

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This Fastback Ford F-150 by Aero-X is as Ridiculous as it is Awesome

Did you ever look at the existing pickup bed caps and bemoan the fact that they don't make trucks more aerodynamic? Michigan Vehicle Solutions thought it's time for something new on the market of bed caps, so they've looked at the louvered rear windows of '60s and '70s Mustangs and came up with the Aero X fiberglass cap that makes the Ford F-150 attract more eyes than ever before. Your first reaction may be, 'Why?', followed by a typical, 'Who... [read more]

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS or GT3 Touring? Here's Our Take

Money no object, which would you choose: the Porsche 911 GT2 RS , or the 911 GT3 Touring ? Turbo and PDK versus naturally aspirated and six-speed stick shift; two different solutions to the same challenge, each quintessentially 911. In truth, there's no wrong answer here. But, like medieval scholars arguing over angels dancing on the head of a pin, it's something on which few enthusiasts would choose not have an opinion. Here's mine The GT2 RS is the alpha-dog... [read more]

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Our Top 5 Picks from the 2019 TECHNO-CLASSICA ESSEN

Not long ago we featured a Top Gear video showing presenter Chris Harris really enjoying himself among rows of youngtimer classics bound for auction. Well, I tracked that specific auction down and picked my top 5 cars out of all 103 set to go under the hammer between April 11 - 12 at an RM Auctions event held during the Techno-Classica Essen 2019. It really was hard to pick, because pretty much any of those cars could classify as a... [read more]

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