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The Limited Edition Drag-Strip-Inspired MV Agusta Rush 1000 is Finally Available For Pre-Order

Making its initial debut at the annual Milan Motorcycle trade show (EICMA) in 2019, the drag-strip-inspired hyper-naked and cutting-edge MV Agusta Rush 1000, finally enters an exclusive production line of 300 units. The Limited Edition Drag-Strip-Inspired MV Agusta Rush 1000 is Finally Available For Pre-Order With a mission to conceptualise, develop and manufacture the most advanced and iconic motorcycles in the world, MV Agusta boasts innovative design, and class-leading performance, alongside advanced materials and engineering technology. Powered by a 998-cc... [read more]

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Can't Pick Between These Three Front-Engine Ferraris? Buy All Three

Its not easy to balance the romance of the past with contemporary tastes. Hit the wrong note, and things get schmaltzy or, even worse, become forced and uncomfortable. And a neo-retro car tends to work well in its moment, and then age badly (see: Chevrolet SSR). Make the car in question a Ferrari, and the stakes get even higher. Thats why these three cars you see hereall front-engined, V-12 masterpiecesare all the more remarkable. They pair timeless good looks with... [read more]

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Tesla Slashes Thousands From Prices of Model 3, Model S, and Model X

Its no secret that Teslas are expensive , with some of the higher-end models ringing in past six figures. Starting this week, though, most Tesla vehicles are a little more affordable. As seen on its consumer website, Tesla reduced prices on the Model 3 , Model S , and Model X by thousands of dollars. Prices for the Model S drop a whopping $5,000. This stands for both the Long Range Plus and the Performance trims. The former now starts... [read more]

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BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo Coupe/Wagon/SUV-Ish Thing Updated, Still Weird

Here in the U.S., BMW discontinued the 6 Series two-doors and four-door Gran Coupe after the 2019 model year to make way for the new 8 Series models. Even so, the 6er model range lives on in Europe, where the tallish, wagon-ish, fastback Gran Turismo version has been spruced up for 2021. The model features a new mild-hybrid powertrain and a more opulent interior, among other updates. The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo keeps its signature raked rear end, and... [read more]

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Not All Our Car News Is Good News

We try to help with great news to save you money but it doesn't always turn out that way. Press "Play" below to listen to this episode

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No V-8 Coming for 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet

To set the record straight, the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe and cabriolet does not have a V-8, will not get a V-8, and their place in the AMG performance realm goes no higher than a Mercedes-AMG E 53. And that is on purpose, executives said today in a roundtable discussion following the global virtual unveil of the updated cars. We will see the higher-performance Mercedes-AMG E 63 sedan and wagon later this year. And yes, there are smaller Mercedes-AMG... [read more]

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This Dacia Sentry Rendering Envisions An Unlikely Porsche Taycan Fighter

While Dacia is indeed planning to go electric, it will do so with a crossover-y model heavily inspired by the Spring concept car. So it goes without saying that a fully-blown, out-and-out performance EV wearing the Dacia badge is out of the question. But one can dream, right?

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The new Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe looks just as hot as the E63

Introduced in 2017, the latest-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class was upgraded to facelift specs earlier in 2020. Now, the German company unveiled similar updates for the Coupe and Convertible versions of the midsize, including the performance-rated AMG E53 models. Although engine specs remain unchanged, the AMG E53 now sports a hotter exterior and new technology.

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McLaren Cutting Massive Number of Jobs from Supercar and F1 Divisions

You might have heard the rumors that McLaren is in a bit of trouble at the moment. While there are a number of theories as to why, the BBC recently reported McLaren will cut nearly 25 percent of its workforce, a move that all but confirms the supercar, racing, and engineering firm's financial woes. By now we're all aware of how the ongoing pandemic has affected the livelihoods of many people who work for automakersin addition to every single other... [read more]

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2021 BMW 4 Series Design May Not Be as Polarizing as You Feared

BMW released a very dark teaser image of the upcoming 2021 BMW 4 Series , and for those of us who feared itd hew too closely to the controversialnay, polarizing Concept 4 s look, you can breathe half a sigh of relief. A version of the new, angular, semi-conjoined kidney grille is present and will get the lions share of attention from observers, but from what we can see in a lightened-up version of the teaser image, its not nearly... [read more]

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This Video Explaining ALL the Various Car Shapes Will Make You Question The Meaning of Life

Things were pretty simple when the automobile became popular 100 years ago, as most cars looked pretty much the same. Nowadays, we have more than 10 main body styles and about as many niche segments that spawn from these common designs. The folks over at Donut Media recently released a video in which they discuss every car shape out there with interesting info about when they were introduced and the etymology of their names.

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Apex Aims to Launch an "Affordable" EV Once the AP-0 Hypercar Launches

Almost every EV startups first vehicle is a supercar. Once better sense prevails, they move on to building mass-market, affordable vehicles. Is it a marketing strategy to create a strong impression in the minds of the customers? Perhaps. Tesla has done it, so has Fisker, and Rivian almost followed the same suit. The latest electric automaker to take this route is U.K.-based Apex. The company debuted its first vehicle called the AP-O concept in London a couple of months back... [read more]

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Hyundai Veloster Turbo - Driven

The Hyundai Veloster is a fun, affordable car that is positioned securely in the compact hatchback niche and, while it doesnt rank necessarily high in terms of power, its unique style, performance, and fairly upscale interior is quite noteworthy. Currently a year into its second generation, we decided it was time to get behind the wheel of Hyundais fan favorite, and to our surprise, a Veloster Turbo landing in Topspeed HQs parking lot. This, my friends, gave us the perfect... [read more]

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The 2021 BMW X2 Goes Hybrid With 35 Miles of EV Range, But There Is a Trade-Off

Unveiled in 2017 as a slightly smaller and sportier alternative to the X1, the X2 was well received and sold more than 120,000 units in its first two years on the market. Come 2020, and BMW is introducing the first hybrid drivetrain for the subcompact SUV. The new trim is called the xDrive25e and combines the 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine in the base model with an electric motor. Launched in Europe for now, the hybrid should join the sDrive28i and the... [read more]

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2021 Mini Countryman First Look: It's Crisps n Tea Percent More British

Following in the trainers-prints of the Mini Hardtop and Convertible , the Countryman crossover SUV is getting its own Britishification. The 2021 Mini Countryman has been refreshed with a new front fascia, upgraded interior, more features, and those all-important Union Jackpattern LED taillights. The distinctive rear lamps first appeared on the refreshed 2019 Mini Hardtop and Convertible. Apart from the taillights, the Countryman gets body-color bumpers front and rear, a subtly restyled grille, standard LED headlights, and new wheel designs... [read more]

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The 2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo Is Still Ugly, But Its Now a Mild Hybrid

Although the 6 Series is no longer in production, having been replaced by the 8 Series, BMW continues to offer the oddly shaped Gran Turismo (GT) model in Europe. The five-door hatchback was introduced in 2017, and it was just revamped for the 2020 model year. Featuring styling cues from the most recent 5 Series model, the 6 Series GT looks crisper and sportier. More importantly, it now packs mild hybrid drivetrains across the lineup.

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If You Can Get Past The Language, This Top Gear-Style Testing of Chinese Cars Is a Blast to Watch

The Jeremy Clarkson era of Top Gear will always be the gold standard of motoring shows, but theres a show in China called Big Crazy Car that should make Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond proud. The show is in Chinese, obviously, so unless you understand the language, its going to be a little tough to follow. But the action and comedy are all on point, something we didnt think wed get from a show that we had never heard... [read more]

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Drive Fast, Save Cash: The Best Sporty Car Values for 2020 Include These Six Picks

Sports cars are about having fun, feeling the road, and experiencing a connection between driver and machine. Buying one is a choice of passion, value be damned, right? Well actually, some sports cars can make some sense from a value perspective. IntelliChoice, a part of the MotorTrend group, determines car values by factoring costs like fuel, insurance, repairs, maintenance, financing, state fees, and depreciation. By calculating these expenses over a five-year period, the company ranks cars based on their total... [read more]

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What Are the Best Family Car Values for 2020? Try These Seven Picks

Family cars must be multi-talented; they need to haul gear with ease, keep your passengers comfortable, and be safe. Luckily, finding one that meets those criteria isn't as difficult thanks to IntelliChoice, a division of the MotorTrend Group. The company just announced its 2020 Best Overall Value of the Year awards and we're highlighting some winners here. How does IntelliChoice determine the Best Value of the Year winners? By calculating the total cost to own a vehicle over five years... [read more]

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Shelby GT500CR Carbon Fiber By Classic Recreations and SpeedKore

Remember the Shelby GT500CR 900S? Silly question, of course you do. The 770-horsepower (also supercharged) muscle car concocted by Classic Recreations is not the kind of car that leaves your retina that easily and to further reinforce that statement, it just got a new all-carbon-fiber-everything attire.

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If the Jaguar XK Was to Make a Comeback, This Is Probably What It Would Look Like

The latest Jaguar XK was discontinued in 2014, after eight years in production. The grand tourer went into the history books a few months after the F-Type was introduced and despite rumors that a new-generation model was underway, the XK did not return. It's been six years since Jaguar doesn't offer an XK and this rendering from Future Cars Now gives us a glimpse as to how a modern version would look like.

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2020 Tesla Model Y Performance First Drive Review: Putting the Europeans on Notice

Dear Teslarati: If youre looking for a 2020 Tesla Model Y review that focuses on its range, charging rate, battery capacity, or Autopilot with Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control, this isnt it. Our Model Y Long Range review is more than likely your bag. If you cant be bothered with simple math, would rather drive fast instead of letting a computer ease you along, and dont care about battery size, then stick with me. Lets together ignore the politics... [read more]

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Chip Foose & The 32 Ford

Years ago, at the GNRS, I got into an out-and-out war with a bottle of tequila. I knew going in that nothing good could come from partaking at... continue reading

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Heres What Randy Pobst Has to Say After Test Driving the Pagani Huayra

The BC is powered by the Huayra's 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine but the power is up by 25 horsepower and there's more torque too, all kept in check by a more aggressive aerodynamic package. Now it's time for road racing veteran Randy Pobst to tell everyone about the time when he got to try out a member of the supercar world's upper echelons with all the others also in attendance.

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Holy Batman Garage! Watch This Incredible Batmobile Documentary!

If you think you know the Batmobile, think again, Bat fans. Recently, Warner Bros. live-streamed The Batmobile Documentary , a film detailing the origins of the coolest comic-book car in the world, and its various iterations on the small and big screens. Rats, missed it? Don't worry, you can watch the documentary for free below. And watch it you should. The film coverseverything from the classic George Barris 1966 creation from the campy TV series to the tough-ass Tumbler that... [read more]

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2021 BMW 5-Series First Look: Five for Fighting

We were left unimpressed with the seventh-generation BMW 5-Series back when it launched for 2017. It was more luxury and less sport than we wanted, and we yearned for the days the 5 had things the other way around. Now that a few years have passed, BMW has taken the wraps off the refreshed 2021 BMW 5-Series, and, guess what? It arguably looks more lux and less sporting than ever. That doesnt mean the changes arent upgrades, though. The entire... [read more]

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How to Verify a Numbers-Matching Mopar E-body

If you have a Chrysler muscle car in need of restoration, you need to send it to Mark Worman at Graveyard Carz in Springfield, Oregon. Their shop motto is, Its Mopar or No Car, and they are the number one Mopar restorers in the world. Chrysler muscle cars are some of the most collectible (and expensive) in the world, and if the discerning owner does not want to ruin the collectability of classic Mopar, there is no better team than... [read more]

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet First Look: New Looks, Same Swagger

After unveiling the refreshed E-Class sedan and wagon earlier this year, Mercedes is now showing off its equally stylish and updated E-Class coupe and convertible . The two-door 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class models go on sale in the United States later this year with fresh exterior designs, updated interior technologies, and new, electrified powertrains. Like the sedan , the E-Class coupe and convertibles receive new headlights and taillights. Mercedes also reworked the grille into an A shape and streamlined the look... [read more]

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How to Verify a Numbers-Matching Mopar E-body

If you have a Chrysler muscle car in need of restoration, you need to send it to Mark Worman at Graveyard Carz in Springfield, Oregon. Their shop motto is, Its Mopar or No Car, and they are the number one Mopar restorers in the world. Chrysler muscle cars are some of the most collectible (and expensive) in the world, and if the discerning owner does not want to ruin the collectability of classic Mopar, there is no better team than... [read more]

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Harbor Freight Jack Stand Recall Has Us Thinking About Lifting Safely

The terrifying Harbor Freight recall of jack stands that could fail due to a manufacturing defect is in the news right now, and it is as good a time as any to review the procedures and equipment were all using to lift our cars. But first, lets take a look at the issues facing those particular Harbor Freight jack stands so you have an idea of why this is all so troubling. Harbor Freights recall covers some 3-ton and 6-ton... [read more]

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Everything You Need to Know About The Facelifted 2021 BMW 5 Series

BMW is keen to keep the 5 Series fresh, hence the rather hefty mid-life nip and tuck for the core model. Here's what Munich had in store for the executive sedan and its wagon - aka Touring - persona and what is now different for the two models.

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In Photos: What If the Cadillac Escalade Was Designed in 1959?

Like ships passing in the night, Cadillac's two most iconic nameplates barely shared dealership floor space. The two-door Eldorado that symbol of mid-century American automotive glamour and luxurywas being put to rest just as a new E-named vehicle, the Escalade , was arriving to restore Cadillac to the forefront of automotive vogue. In only 20 short years , with no prior pedigree, the Escalade has come to dominate and define the luxury SUV space. But what if it had some... [read more]

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This 2017 Stadium Super Trucks Race Is Epic in So Many Ways

Every sporting event is currently suspended and all we can do is relive the action from the past. The same applies to motorsport and racing events as well. So, for todays blast from the past video, we have a 2017 Stadium Super Trucks Perth Race. This video has all the action a race, big bulky trucks driving on two wheels, hoods flying, and whatnot.

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Mercedes-AMG CEO Replaces Andy Palmer as Head of Aston Martin

Tobias Moers's career as chief executive officer (CEO) of Mercedes-AMG , the three-pointed stars high-performance vehicle division, comes to a close, as Moers takes the role of CEO at Aston Martin Lagonda on August 1, 2020. He replaces Andy Palmer , who served as the British brands CEO for more than half a decade. In a written statement, Lawrence Stroll , executive chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda, deemed Moers an exceptionally talented automotive professional and a proven business leader with... [read more]

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Jeeps Design Boss Just Made a Bold Statement About a Wrangler EV - Do You Agree?

Electric vehicles are taking over the automotive market and theres not much we can do about it. It started with hatches and sedans, but the transition is trickling down to hardcore off-roaders as well. Weve already heard the news about an electric Jeep Wrangler. So far, all we knew was that FCA is considering one and it will come down the line. It was bound to happen anyway. Now, however, Jeeps design chief has ascertained that it will be better... [read more]

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This Must-See Porsche Taycan Review Also Takes You on an Autobahn Cruise

The Porsche Taycan is an electric monster and sits right with the top guns when you talk about EVs. However, it has two major problems. The sky-high price and the laughable range. Porsche recently said that it doesnt consider Tesla as its rival. This sounded like a justification because it couldnt match the latters battery range, but Porsche is right in some sense. But despite all this, theres no denying that the Taycan is one heck of a performer. German... [read more]

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Little Known Facts and Secrets About Cristy Lee

Cristy Lee is arguably one of the most famous women in the auto industry. As one-third of Motor Trends All Girls Garage show — she was until her departure from the show this year — Lee has become a staple in the heart and minds of car enthusiasts for a long time. Lee is undoubtedly one of the most interesting personalities in todays automotive scene. But as popular as she is and shes very popular there are parts of her... [read more]

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Elon Musk and Jay Leno Cruising in the Tesla Cybertruck Is Painfully Blissful

Back in January, the Cybertruck was spotted with two big names from the automotive industry seated in it. Tesla CEO Elon Musk was riding shotgun in the Cybertruck that was driven by Jay Leno. The drive was for a segment of Jay Lenos Garages latest season, which premiered on May 20, 2020. A short video showing them cruising in the Cybertruck was uploaded on Instagram back then, but now we have a trailer that shows us what to expect from... [read more]

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2020 Ford Edge ST-Line First Look: Edgy Looks, Mundane Powertrain

In Ford-speak, ST is short for Sport Technologies . Its like M, AMG, or any of the other performance acronyms weve come to know and love over the years. Fords ST models are nothing new; it's ST-Line of vehicles, however, are. Cue the 2020 Ford Edge ST-Line. It is not a variant of the six-cylinder Edge ST . Instead, the Edge ST-Line is a slightly sportier version of Ford's run-of-the-mill, four-cylinder, mid-size crossover . In short, the ST-Line brings the... [read more]

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Sipping Fuel, Saving Cash: BMW, Honda, Toyota, Among Most Efficient Values for 2020

Fuel costs add up, and totaling fill-ups over a year or more of driving can reveal eye-popping sums. Its cash that could be spent on having fun, but instead just gets blown out the tailpipe. Besides helping the environment, value is often why drivers prefer fuel efficient cars. So which new cars are efficient and good values? Tapping its decades of experience, IntelliChoice has announced the Best Overall Value winners for 2020 , and a number of fuel-efficient models make... [read more]

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Behold the Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Giving the Bilster Berg The Business

Bugatti, the maker of the fastest road-legal car, has just about had it with people yammering on about how its multi-million-dollar products are merely trailer queens good only for the occasional highway blast that otherwise only sit pretty in front of a Michelin-starred restaurant or high-end hotel. To prove the Chiron is also at home on a track, Bugatti rented the entire 2.6-mile-long Bilster Berg track and this is what went down.

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Chevy, Acura, and Toyota Among These Six SUV Value Winners for 2020

SUVs are known for their utility and practicality, but some also offer excellent value thanks to low ownership costs. IntelliChoice, a part of the MotorTrend Group, recently released its 2020 Best Value of the Year awards and weve collected all the winners for SUV segments. In addition to prevailing in their respective classes, two SUVs (the Jeep Wrangler and Lexus NX 300h) took the top spot for 2020 Best Overall Value of the Year among mainstream and luxury models. IntelliChoice... [read more]

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The Hop Up Top 25!

Do you remember the Hop Up Virtual Car Show I shared a few weeks ago? Well, they have whittled the entries down to the Top 25 in each... continue reading

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This Rendering Has Us Convinced That Genesis Needs to Build a Sports Coupe ASAP

Genesis is on a roll these days, introducing the new 2021 G80 and its high-riding counterpart, the GV80 SUV but the Korean upmarket brand's plans for the future seem poised to include some rather sportier models. It's been half a decade since Genesis trademarked a bevy of nameplates that led us to think that a two-door coupe is in the making and while we're still waiting for a formal confirmation on the subject, we're heating our collective appetite by looking... [read more]

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Ford Actually Believes That the Focus ST Is Better Than the Volkswagen Golf GTI

Ford has been working to dethrone the Volkswagen Golf GTI with the Focus ST for more than a decade now. Needless to say, it wasn't exactly successful at it, as the Golf GTI is still the best-selling hot hatch in nearly every market. But Ford Performance Europe boss Stefan Meunzinger thinks that the latest-generation Focus ST finally has what it takes to overtake its rival.

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Mulholland Automotive Unveils it's First-Ever Automobile: The Legend 480 Coupe

Revered for their meticulous eye for detail, the niche British sports car company, Mulholland Automotive prides itself not only in supplying integral EPM parts to competing Formula One teams but in delivering high performance engineering which enables customers to rediscover the inherent joy and purity of driving. Mulholland Automotive Unveils it's First-Ever Automobile: The Legend 480 Coupe Unveiling the 2-seater Mulholland Legend 480 coupe, the companys first-ever automobile boasts both a light weight carbon fiber chassis and component technology. Combining... [read more]

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Mercedes Made a Concept Car That Was a Convertible, a Pickup, AND a Wagon

When you're shopping for a car, you must first identify your specific vehicular needs. If youre buying it for work, where youll regularly need to haul things, then youre probably looking for a truck . Need a family car? A sedan or wagonor SUV , these daysmight fit the bill. Or maybe this is a treat yo self occasion and you want a convertible . Those are all very different vehicle types, and rarely can you have the best of... [read more]

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We Know Youll Love This 30-Second Video Tour of the SSC Tuatara!

After years and years of development, the SSC Tuatara is finally coming in 2020, and the North American company is promising a new top speed record for production cars. While an official unveiling date is not yet available, SSC is releasing teaser after teaser for the new supercar. This latest video showcases some of the Tuatara's main features.

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These are the Top 10 Toyota Engines of All Time

Toyota's legacy as an engine designer and producer is inextricably intertwined with the inline-six. After all, four of the power plants on this list fall into that configuration, including the desirable 2JZ-GTE from the A80 Supra . But Toyota's talents go beyond six-cylinder engines. Think about the high-revving V-10 from the Lexus LFA or the flat-four the company co-developed with Subaru for the 86 and BRZ . --> From the factory-boosted Mk IV Supra mill you're familiar with to the... [read more]

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Are You Willing To Spend $80,000 On a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado RST?

These days, people find stock vehicles to be boring and generally add stuff to make them more personal and exclusive. Last year, Jeep had said that a customer spends an average $800 on accessories on a Wrangler and $1,000 on a Gladiator. This shows that people love spending money on add-ons and accessories for their vehicles. Then there are also some folks who spend almost the same amount of money on accessories that they spent on the vehicle itself. Heres... [read more]

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