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 2021-02-24 14:41 

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The C8 Corvette May Lose Its Weirdest Interior Quirk...

Conceptually, the C8 Corvette is pretty hard to fault. It's an American midengine sports car — a rarity in itself — that costs less than midengine sports cars tend to and has been found to be generally enjoyable to drive by everyone who ha...

 2021-02-24 13:50 

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Blip: I Have Questions...

Yay, a Metropolitan! But, wait, how did that third person get there? Did they cram in that tiny space behind the seats, or on a lap? Did they just shove that folded umbrella in vertically behind the seats? Maybe one of them used that to get to the beach, ...

 2021-02-24 13:29 

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What Is The Most Blatantly False Thing A Dealer Has Told You?...

There is an old joke that goes something like this:...

 2021-02-24 13:00 

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At $3,800, Will This 2WD-Only 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport Gain Any Traction?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $3,800, Will This RWD-Only 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport Gain Traction?...

 2021-02-24 01:15 

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I've Suddenly Got A Great Idea For A Spec Racing Series...

Among all the discussion about the new US Postal Service and its new mail delivery vehicle, my beater-addled mind immediately drifted to the idea of hundreds of thousands of well-used Chevrolet S10-based Grumman LLVs coming to market via government surplu...

 2021-02-24 00:45 

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The 2022 Kia Carnival Is Officially Recognized As An MPV But Critically Won't Be Available With AWD...

The surprisingly handsome 2022 Kia Carnival's name change from Sedona was officially confirmed today; the news had leaked last month. We also get some trim details, and despite Kia claiming the Carnival is now a "Grand Utility Vehicle" it won&...

 2021-02-24 00:15 

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There's No Reason Not To Make A USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Convertible...

Today we learned that the venerable Grumman Long Life Vehicle, the nation's default mail delivery vehicle for over 30 years, finally has an actual replacement, and it's made by Oshkosh Defense, which I'm told is not a subsidiary of the company...

 2021-02-23 23:45 

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Here Are A Few YouTube Car Build Shows You Should Be Watching Right Now...

One of my favorite pastimes is watching other people make progress on their wacky build projects on various YouTube channels. I subscribe to literally hundreds of car channels, and these are a few of my favorites to watch right now, you know, while we'...

 2021-02-23 23:00 

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Indy 500 Will Be Run With Some Fans Despite Nothing Having Changed Since Last Time...

We all know the story of the 2020 Indy 500. First the race was pushed back from its May date thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Track owner Roger Penske was none too pleased by that, but vowed to run the race with half-capacity spectators, then lowered t...

 2021-02-23 22:29 

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Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Rollover Car Crash...

Tiger Woods has been hospitalized and is in surgery following a single-vehicle car accident in a Genesis GV80 in Palos Verdes, California, on the morning of Tuesday, February 23rd....

 2021-02-23 22:27 

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This Is The Next USPS Mail Truck...

The United States Postal Service said Tuesday that it had given Oshkosh Defense a contract to build its next mail truck. The new truck is significantly bigger than the one we've all seen on the road for decades, and it looks significantly different fr...

 2021-02-23 22:12 

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EV's Or Alternative Fuel? You Decided...

As we head into a future that's sure to be full of electric vehicles, some have started to wonder if EVs are actually the way forward. Many automakers seem to be diving head first into EVs and nothing else. So we asked readers if we should continue on...

 2021-02-23 21:56 

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The Citron -Berlingo Is The EV I Want For A New Vanlife...

The world needs more BEVs. We need plug-in sedans, trucks, supercars. Yes, even plug-in crossovers and definitely cheaper plug-in bikes, too. But let's not forget the BEV Vans....

 2021-02-23 21:27 

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The Used Car Market Is Still Healing...

The used car market has been a chaotic mess pretty much ever since the pandemic started, but according to one new study we're pretty much back to normal....

 2021-02-23 20:42 

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Dirt 5's Latest Update Still Misses The Point...

I really like Dirt 5. Codemasters made a good call in spinning off Dirt Rally as the sim-focused off-road racing series, letting Dirt 5 go all-in on arcade racing thrills. For those who haven't played it yet, I reckon the Cheshire team's work on D...

 2021-02-23 20:01 

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Lexus Shoves A 5.0-Liter V8 Into The IS To Create The IS500 F Sport...

Lexus has finally revealed the secret V8 car it has been working on. It's not called the IS F this time around, though. All new for 2022, it's now called the IS 500 F Sport....

 2021-02-23 19:36 

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Gearhead Packs Koenigsegg Freevalve Tech Into A Miata...

The last time we looked in on the ambitious Wesley Kagan, he had managed to put Koenigsegg-style Freevalve engine tech into a lowly Harbor Freight Predator engine. The little engine ran, even if it had a few glitches to be ironed out. Now Kagan is taking ...

 2021-02-23 19:07 

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Gran Turismo 7 Isn't Happening This Year...

Gran Turismo 7 has been delayed until 2022....

 2021-02-23 18:57 

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If You Crash A McLaren, These Cops Will Air You Out On Social Media...

There are many good reasons to not crash a McLaren. There is the cost, of course, but also the sinking feeling knowing that your local highway patrol is about to air you out on Twitter....

 2021-02-23 18:43 

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NASA Hid A Coded Message In The New Mars Rover's Parachute And It's Already Been Figured Out...

We've long known that the lovable brainiacs over at JPL and NASA like to hide Easter Eggs and messages in their machines; we've already discussed a bunch in the new Perseverance robotic rover. Yesterday, we saw some incredible footage from cameras...

 2021-02-23 18:11 

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That Boeing 777 Landed Safely Despite A Hole Punched In The Fuselage By The Engine Failure...

On Saturday, United Airlines Flight 328 suffered an engine failure over Denver, Colorado, returning to the airport safely with no injuries to anyone onboard. What we didn't realize over the weekend was that ejected engine parts actually punched a hole...

 2021-02-23 17:44 

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Here Are The BMW E46 M3s...

You know that Phoenix Yellow BMW E46 M3s are out there, somewhere. Sure, you don't have one. I don't have one! Where are they, then? Well, they're all here, doing stunts. All of them....

 2021-02-23 17:26 

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The 2021 Triumph Bonneville Range Gets More Great Retro...

The 2021 Triumph Bonneville lineup includes more great examples of retro done right. I suppose I should be tired of these modern retro bikes, but I'm not. How could I be?...

 2021-02-23 17:12 

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I Had No Idea The Renault Fuego Was The Car With This Huge Automotive First...

Earlier today, I wrote about a fictional '80s-era EV on a television show and how it had a remote locking system that featured, comically, a telescoping antenna. Because our commenters are composed of the world's most elite group of painful car ge...

 2021-02-23 16:56 

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Better Come With A Microfiber Hanky...

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been revealed a couple of days early after pretty much all of it leaked online yesterday. Considering the company claims the sedan has been its global best-seller for the last decade, it's no wonder this model's ...

 2021-02-23 16:24 

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BMW 325i, Dodge Omni GLH Hot Rod, Toyota Crown Majesta: The Dopest Vehicles I Found For Sale Online...

Another week means another entry in the sweet cars found online that I wish I could drive. I like finding cheap used cars that can either be daily driven right away or daily driven after minor work. Over the past couple of years, I've turned it into a...

 2021-02-23 15:54 

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The Ioniq 5 Heralds Hyundai's EV Future With Retro Flair...

The Ioniq 5 is an important car for Hyundai. It's the first to employ the manufacturer's E-GMP architecture that will underpin its future electric cars, alongside those from Kia. In terms of design, it's completely unlike any Hyundai on the ro...

 2021-02-23 15:33 

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Should We Bother With Alternative Fuels Or Just Fully Commit To EVs?...

Over the weekend we read Liz's post on Porsche's work on a clean-burning synthetic fuel. The stuff sounds way too good to be true. But it does make me think: Should we be exploring every alternative fuel option?...

 2021-02-23 15:10 

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Tesla's Stock Is Down And Elon Musk Isn't The World's Richest Person Anymore...

Elon Musk still isn't poor, Ford has an F-150 recall, and Mitsubishi. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Feburary 23, 2021....

 2021-02-23 14:32 

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Traffic Noise Could Hurt More Than Your Ears...

Urbanization has its ups and downs, which mostly have to do with how the environment affects our physical wellbeing. Big cities have the best food, but they have pollution in many forms, and it turns out noise pollution is dangerous beyond causing harm to...

 2021-02-23 13:47 

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Blip: Pontiac Pondering...

A few things about this 1967 Pontiac Grand Prix ad: first, that car is huge. It's also pretty great looking; I really like those louvers up front—are the indicators hidden behind those? This brochure is also comically pretentious, referring to t...

 2021-02-23 13:30 

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There's Something Weirdly Appealing About A Beat-To-Hell Rolls-Royce...

I was driving with my kid over some fun back roads this weekend, and while zipping around I noticed something amazing mouldering by the side of the road: a 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II, in resplendently shitty condition. I had to stop to just appreci...

 2021-02-23 13:00 

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At $4,950, Will This 2005 Saturn Vue Red Line Have You Seeing Stars?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $4,950, Will This 2005 Saturn Vue Red Line Have You Seeing Stars?...

 2021-02-23 01:30 

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Car Show Flyby Camaro Driver Kills Two In Triple Digit Impact...

On a Houston, Texas highway feeder road this weekend, hundreds of sickos showed up to encourage assholes to "fly by" at speed to show off their ability to spend money on cars and go-fast parts for the express purpose of putting others' lives i...

 2021-02-23 01:00 

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The NTSB Will Destroy The Wreckage Of TWA Flight 800...

For most of the last two decades the recovered wreckage of TWA Flight 800 has been sitting in a hangar at NTSB's Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia, used as a training resource. On Monday the NTSB said that it would dismantle and destroy the wreckag...

 2021-02-23 00:30 

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NASCAR Road Course Races Have A Caution Problem...

This weekend was an extraordinary one in the world of NASCAR. Just a week after the Daytona 500's pomp and circumstance, all three of the sanctioning body's major national series were racing at Daytona International Speedway again, but this time o...

 2021-02-23 00:00 

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Modern Car Features That Annoy You The Most...

Some modern technology/features in cars can be a bit much. Automakers may push them as a convenience. But ultimately they can distract or annoy you. Here are some of the modern car features you hate the most....

 2021-02-22 23:30 

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Buying A Tesla Is Like Ordering From The Secret Menu At Starbucks Now, Apparently...

The story of the rear-wheel drive Tesla Model Y Standard Range model is a bizarre one. This car's on-again-off-again relationship with Elon Musk has meant that it has been quietly introduced and even more quietly killed off twice in the last 14 months...

 2021-02-22 23:00 

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Here's The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Way Before You're Supposed To See It...

Multiple images of what appears to be the upcoming 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and one of its AMG-tuned trims have leaked online ahead of the car's official debut. The photos reveal styling tweaks reminiscent of the Mercedes-Benz CLS and a massive tabl...

 2021-02-22 22:32 

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Behold The GMA T.50s Niki Lauda And Its Absurdly Big Diffuser...

To the generation that worshipped the McLaren F1 as the pinnacle of sports cars, there was no reveal quite like that of Gordon Murray Automotive's T.50 last summer. A 12,000 rpm, naturally aspirated, 3.9-liter V12 producing 650 horsepower, sent throug...

 2021-02-22 22:03 

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Car Insurance Companies May Be Screwing Californians By Inflating Mileage Estimates To Charge More...

The pandemic has caused us all to drive less. More people are working from home, we've been through multiple lockdowns and in general there are fewer places to go. In California, where it's legal to base premiums partially on mileage, you would th...

 2021-02-22 21:02 

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Lucean Headen Was An Amazing Aviator And Innovator History Should Remember...

History books are spilling over with people who have achieved seemingly impossible feats in their lifetime, but they're often miss the awesome stories of many Black innovators. One of these people was one of the first Black pilots who also raced cars ...

 2021-02-22 20:30 

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Here's Every EV Currently On Sale...

Electric vehicles, for now, are a relatively small part of the broader automotive market. There are currently 19 different BEVs (battery electric vehicles) on sale from 13 different automakers spanning 26 variants. This list covers every BEV currently on ...

 2021-02-22 19:51 

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The Boss Audio Systems Elite BE950WCPA Brings Your Car's Audio Into The 21st Century And Looks Good Too...

If you drive a car with a featureless stereo system, you may feel compelled to toss it into the trash and get something better. Pioneer, Kenwood and Alpine are some of the big names in aftermarket car audio. Now, Boss Audio Systems is angling for a spot a...

 2021-02-22 19:40 

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I'm Converting This 1958 Jeep FC-170 Into An Electric Off-Roader But It's Going To Be Brutal...

Jalopnik's first-ever budget EV build is here, and it's going to be incredibly challenging. With the help of automotive engineers in the Detroit area, I'm doing an electric vehicle conversion on this rusted-out 1958 Jeep Forward Control that I...

 2021-02-22 19:07 

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The 2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America Packs A Ton Of Tech For A Surprisingly Reasonable Price...

Harley-Davidson is making waves to appeal to a broader audience and capture younger buyers. One of the Motor Company's more interesting efforts is the Pan America. Harley-Davidson revealed the Pan America today and it blew away my expectations....

 2021-02-22 18:43 

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Chevy Should Rename The Bolt EUV's Super Cruise Feature To Just OK Cruise...

The new Chevrolet Bolt EUV and Bolt EV are two of the coolest new cars from the big American carmakers, and they are a good introduction to GM's EV future. But these models will miss out on an integral part of GM's Super Cruise....

 2021-02-22 17:19 

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There's A Very Plausible Alternate-History 1980s Electric Car On The AppleTV+ Series For All Mankind...

I know most of us probably subscribe to more streaming services than rational people should do, which is why I wasn't crazy about finding out that someone in my household (looking at you, cats) signed us up for AppleTV+. (Gotta admire how long Apple h...

 2021-02-22 16:58 

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I Expect Nothing From Alfa Romeo's 2021 Formula 1 Car But At Least It Looks Great...

For years, the Sauber Formula 1 team — racing officially for the last two seasons under the Alfa Romeo brand — has played the role of reliable backmarker. It's not the worst-performing squad on the grid, mind you, with Haas prone to its fl...

 2021-02-22 16:40 

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Goodyear Is Buying Cooper Tire For $2.5 Billion...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced Monday that it was buying Cooper Tire & Rubber Company for $2.5 billion. The announcement is extremely Ohio....

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