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 2021-06-02 12:30 

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The Queen Mary Is At Risk Of Sinking Or Capsizing Within The Next Few Years...

The Queen Mary has been an iconic staple of Long Beach and Southern California in general for over 50 years. Sitting in Long Beach Harbor, the old ocean liner (it'll be 87 years this September since she was launched) has attracted thousands of tourist...

 2021-06-02 12:00 

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At $2,500, Should We All Hail This 1995 Renault Twingo?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $2,500, Should We All Hail This 1995 Renault Twingo?...

 2021-06-02 00:15 

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Travis Pastrana Is Never Not In Full Send Mode...

"This car, I get in and sometimes they're like 'it's 700 horsepower', other times 'it's 900 horsepower', 'how much power do you want?' All of it! ... Why would you not turn it up to 'extra spicy' all of the ...

 2021-06-01 23:45 

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Thieves Keep Stealing Motorcycles From Harley-Davidson Dealerships...

Another Harley-Davidson dealership got robbed over the Memorial Day weekend, this time in Tennessee. What originally looked like isolated incidents is turning into a problem as 12 dealerships have been hit by thieves with varying levels of success....

 2021-06-01 23:15 

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This Year's Indy 500 Did Not Disappoint...

The moment you knew that this year's Indy 500 might be good was on lap 38, when Scott Dixon's car briefly died, he lost a lap, and the guy who many people thought would win this year all of the sudden probably wouldn't. At that point, things w...

 2021-06-01 22:45 

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Every Day Rich People Could Buy Aston Martin DB9s And Choose Not To...

Every day we are presented with new evidence that it is not possible to purchase an Aston Martin DB9. There are the thousands upon thousands of people who regularly choose, for instance, to buy brand-new Porsche 911s. Nothing could be further from the tru...

 2021-06-01 22:00 

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The Pan America Is Turning Out To Be The Sales Success Harley-Davidson Needed It To Be...

The new Harley Pan America adventure touring bike is the shot in the arm the company really needed right now. I spent a couple days with the bike last month riding in the desert, and it's a kickass bike with some super cool tech and competitive featur...

 2021-06-01 21:00 

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Paul Walker's Toyota Supra From The Fast And The Furious Is Up For Grabs...

The Fast And The Furious franchise is known for its wild cars and, every once in a while, one goes up for auction. The latest up for grabs is a 1994 Toyota Supra driven by Paul Walker in The Fast And The Furious then returned for another round in 2 Fast 2...

 2021-06-01 20:25 

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Here's What Those Big 'Bulbs' On Semi Trucks Are...

Have you ever noticed two large "bulb" shaped canisters hanging off the rear axles of semi trucks? Here's what those are and how they work....

 2021-06-01 20:15 

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Uber And Lyft Are Raising Fares Due To Driver Shortage...

From chicken wings to workers, even Chick Fil A sauces, it seems there's a shortage of everything right now. You can add ride-share drivers to that long list, as Business Insider reports, the ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft face a driver shortage. A...

 2021-06-01 19:45 

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Ford Is Beating Tesla In One Of The Most EV-Saturated Markets In The World...

It can be hard to know how to accurately judge Tesla's sales performance, as for many years there simply weren't other options in the luxury electric market. Also, until pretty recently, Tesla didn't sell all that many cars, making the sample ...

 2021-06-01 19:30 

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Suez Canal Authority Blames Ever Given Accident On Ship's Captain...

Remember the Ever Given? How could you forget — it's one of the largest shipping container vessels in the world and its still sitting in the Great Bitter Lake after spending six days lodged in the Suez Canal back in March. Now we know how it got...

 2021-06-01 18:45 

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Here Are Your Dream Two-Car Garages...

A two-car garage is the chance to achieve that perfect life-fun balance. You need something that has enough room to haul your family and their things in and then something you can haul ass in or have fun in. I'm not even talking about something insane...

 2021-06-01 18:00 

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China's Bet To Do The Dirty Work No One Else Wanted Is Paying Off In The Age Of Electric Cars...

Officials from the United States and South Korea recently met to discuss the auto industry's electrification — among other things — according to a report from the Financial Times. The two countries are trying to forge a better partnership ...

 2021-06-01 17:36 

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Ferrari Never Made An Enzo Roadster, But Thanks To OutRun We Know What It Would've Looked Like...

Ferrari is a notoriously uncompromising company. I'm not talking about its cars, mind you; I'm more referring to the way it conducts business. Do something it doesn't like with one of its products — like when musician Deadmau5 clad his 4...

 2021-06-01 17:15 

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Watch A Dummy Set His Lambo On Fire Trying To Cook A Kebab...

When you think about the Lamborghini Aventador, I imagine that one primary question pops into your mind: how well can it grill meat? Thankfully, this question seems to have been answered by one Aventador owner in China: poorly and expensively....

 2021-06-01 16:55 

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Did You Own An Ford Ranger EV, The Original Electric Ford Pickup?...

My view of electric cars is skewed, in large part because of where I grew up. In my little college town of Davis, California, EVs weren't all that uncommon. Hell, I rode my bike past one of the approximately 1,500 Ford Ranger EVs all the time....

 2021-06-01 16:07 

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Hyundai Thinks A Subscription Will Convince Buyers To Purchase The Ioniq 5...

You've never owned an EV before, but you keep seeing everyone talk about them. You are in need of a new car, but you're unsure about how an EV will affect your life with things like charging and range. You go to Hyundai to see the Ioniq 5 and they...

 2021-06-01 15:35 

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Production Starts On Vladimir Putin-Endorsed Car, Russia's Store-Brand Rolls-Royce...

Remember when you were eagerly watching Vladimir Putin's 2018 inauguration, sitting on your couch in a pile of furs and chugging borscht from a rusty thermos? Of course you do — we all do. Remember when you saw the limo Putin climbed into that a...

 2021-06-01 15:25 

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Amazon Driver Losing His Cool Shows Exactly What Is Wrong With America...

A viral video originally posted to TikTok is making waves Tuesday as it shows a clearly distressed Amazon delivery driver emitting a string of swears followed by a barbaric yawp on a quiet suburban street....

 2021-06-01 15:00 

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Pure ETCR Is Creating The World's Most Powerful Touring Car Championship...

If the emergence of Formula E heralded the arrival of motorsport's electric future in 2014, then 2021 will be the year in which EV-based racing undergoes its next revolution. This is thanks to an all-new touring car category: the all-electric PURE ETC...

 2021-06-01 14:07 

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It's A Seller's Market And Dealerships Are Raking It In...

It's a great time to be a dealer, Teslas cost more because materials cost more, and Joe Biden. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 1, 2021....

 2021-06-01 14:05 

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Rimac Nevera Hits 186 MPH In The Same Time It Takes A Subaru Crosstrek To Reach 60...

Rimac's latest all-electric hypercar, the Nevera, is a collection of absurd statistics. Four motors — one behind each wheel — produce a combined total of 1,914 horsepower and 1,740 lb-ft of torque. These motors allow the Nevera to hit 60 m...

 2021-06-01 13:15 

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How Do I Get A Used Car Inspected When They Sell So Fast?...

As Jalopnik's resident car-buying expert and a professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I've picked a few of your questions and will try to help out. This week I am discussing the challenges of a pre-purchase inspection in this bonk...

 2021-06-01 13:05 

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Actually It's U.S. Citizens Trying To Smuggle Drugs Over The Border In Cars...

COVID-19 restrictions affected every market, and that includes the black one. As the border closed to Mexican citizens, U.S. citizens started getting arrested seven times more often for attempted drug smuggling. Between October 2020 and March, around 2,40...

 2021-06-01 12:00 

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At $21,000, Is This 2001 Bentley Arnage Worth Its Weight In Grey Poupon?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $21,000, Is This 2001 Bentley Arnage Worth Its Weight In Grey Poupon?...

 2021-05-31 12:00 

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At $14,900, Would Buying This 1946 Willys-Overland CJ2A Be A Memorable Experience?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $14,900, Would Buying This 1946 Willys-Overland CJ2A Be A Memorable Experience?...

 2021-05-30 21:00 

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Jean-Eric Vergne And His Veloce Racing Team Are Taking Extreme E By Storm...

A mere decade ago, the concept of electric racing was unthinkable to the point of almost being laughable—but it didn't take long before Formula E crushed all expectations. Now, it only took the mere mention of the Extreme E series before some of...

 2021-05-30 19:30 

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Helio Castroneves Takes A Record-Matching Fourth Indy 500 Win With Meyer Shank Racing...

Helio Castroneves made history at the 105th Indianapolis 500 in his first outing at the iconic race with Meyer Shank Racing—and his first without Team Penske—when he took the checkered flag. His fourth win at the iconic race sets him on par wi...

 2021-05-30 19:00 

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This Collection Of Rare Automotive Books Just Sold For The Price Of A New Car...

It's not every day that I find myself actually wanting to place a bid on an item that pops up on Bring A Trailer, but this past week, one of the finest auctions to ever hit the site was set to end, and I couldn't resist myself. But as it turned ou...

 2021-05-30 18:00 

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I Hope NASCAR Comes Back To COTA—With Fewer Draconian Gate Rules...

I want to preface this by saying that I have no problems with the Circuit of the Americas; it is, by far, one of my favorite race tracks in the world, and I've had the pleasure of attending countless different races there—everything from Formula...

 2021-05-30 17:00 

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Electric Cars Need To Be Driven Further, Owned Longer To Offset Embedded Carbon: Report...

There has been a fairly consistent back-and-forth when it comes to the relative eco-friendliness of electric vehicles. While it's obvious that they don't emit carbon due to burning gasoline, other academics argue that EVs are still a detriment to ...

 2021-05-30 16:00 

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Let's Debate: Flashers On Or Off In A Rain Storm?...

Florida is considering a wild new law that goes against everything many of us have been taught. It's considering allowing drivers the ability to turn on their flashers, or hazard lights, in heavy rain....

 2021-05-30 15:00 

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The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Duramax Isn't Short-People Friendly, But It's Still One Hell Of A Great Pickup Truck...

I hate to admit it, but I've grown quite comfortable behind the wheel of a bigger truck. There's something undeniably attractive about hauling yourself into a seat that towers over the other mere mortals on the road, something delicious about cont...

 2021-05-30 14:00 

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This IndyCar Driver's Extended Family Was Featured In An Episode Of Forensic Files...

There are two things I love in this world—IndyCar racing and Forensic Files—and I genuinely cannot believe these two of my most favorite things had crossed paths and I knew nothing about it until this week when it was mentioned in Indy Split....

 2021-05-30 13:00 

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Who's Your Pick For The Indy 500?...

Today, we're going to sit down to watch the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indianapolis 500. Thirty-three cars will take to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to duke it out for 500 miles in order to decide on a winner for this iconic race. And I want...

 2021-05-30 12:10 

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Moto3 Rider Jason Dupasquier Dies After On-Track Crash At 19 Years Old...

19-year-old Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has died after a tragic crash during qualifying at the Mugello circuit yesterday, MotoGP reports....

 2021-05-29 21:00 

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This Day In History: Danica Patrick Becomes The First Woman To Lead The Indy 500...

At the 2005 Indianapolis 500, history was made. With 10 laps left in the race, Danica Patrick—who had fallen as low as 16th in the running order, took the lead of the world's most iconic race. And with that, she became the first woman to ever le...

 2021-05-29 20:00 

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NASCAR Spotter Suspended After Assault Arrest...

A Hendrick Motorsports spotter for the No. 9 car of Chase Elliott was suspended from his position earlier this week after he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery of an unborn child and misdemeanor assault of an adult woman....

 2021-05-29 19:00 

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West Virginia Might Give You A Ford F-150 If You Get The COVID-19 Vaccine...

States around the country are introducing new incentive plans in an effort to convince its residents to become fully vaccinated. Whether it's entry into a lottery or a free donut, it's been encouraging people to get the jab. But West Virginia know...

 2021-05-29 18:00 

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Remembering Max Mosley, One Of Formula One's Wildest Characters...

The name "Max Mosley" is synonymous with Formula One: both its glamour and its seedy underbelly. The 81-year-old Briton died on May 23, 2021 after battling cancer, and his legacy is quite the complex one to reckon with. But reckon with it we shall...

 2021-05-29 17:00 

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Indy Split Is The Most Comprehensive History Of Racing's Most Disastrous Implosion We've Had Yet...

The Split. Every American open-wheel fan will cringe hearing those words, especially those who have been desperately praying for the redevelopment of IndyCar as it stands today. And now we have a comprehensive history of The Split, from start to finish, t...

 2021-05-29 16:00 

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The Porsche-Designed Mercedes-Benz 500 E On Its 30th Birthday...

As I sat down to write this article, my husband took one look at the header image of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E and didn't hesitate to ask, "Can I have one?" And on today, the car's 30th birthday, it's time to look back at the history of ...

 2021-05-29 15:00 

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Meet The Full Female-Forward Paretta Autosport Team Taking On The Indy 500...

As 33 cars line up for the start of the iconic 500-mile race tomorrow morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the final starter on the grid will be making history. The No. 16 car will be driven by Simona de Silvestro and is fielded by Paretta Autospor...

 2021-05-29 13:00 

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What's One Thing You Wish You Knew Before You Traveled?...

No matter how fervently you research all the things you need to know before you take a vacation or a work trip, there's probably going to be something you missed. Sometimes, it's something simple, like a particular way people greet each other. Som...

 2021-05-28 20:12 

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Flight Attendant Loses Two Teeth After Passenger Delivers Right Hook To Her Face...

Stunning video has been released of a passenger on Southwest Flight 700 delivering blows to a flight attendant, breaking her nose and knocking out two teeth. The incident is only the latest in a trend of passenger misconduct on airlines this year....

 2021-05-28 19:45 

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New Images Show Us The Cancelled Road Version Of Mitsubishi's Group B Starion...

Group B was such a popular class for rallying in the '80s that everyone seemed to be entering or at least considering entering a vehicle of their own into the mix. Besides the cars that tend to get brought up, like the Lancia 037 and Delta S4, Audi Qu...

 2021-05-28 19:10 

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Lando Norris Says The Idea He Was Taunting Daniel Ricciardo With Wave At Monaco Is 'Absolute Crap'...

Lando Norris is off to a fine start to this year's Formula 1 season, sitting third in the standings. His teammate Daniel Ricciardo is eighth in the standings and very much not off to a fine start. Ricciardo's season didn't get any better at Su...

 2021-05-28 19:08 

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Electric Road Tripping, Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The EV...

One of the common things I've noticed while writing this series is that most people writing me still rely on an ICE car or two to help them get around. After all, the charging infrastructure in the US is still very much a work in progress, and range a...

 2021-05-28 18:50 

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Here Are Your Favorite Indy 500 Moments...

To me, Indy isn't Indy without an Andretti racing. Mario Andretti's grandson Marco's debut in 2006 and it was so cool, as a teen, seeing someone that young racing an Indycar . I remember vividly his rookie of the year standing at the '06 I...

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