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 2021-04-21 15:58 

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Even If You Have The Money You Probably Aren't Getting A 911 GT3...

The 992 generation GT3 is the current pinnacle of the 911 range. First impressions of this beast from behind the wheel are pretty much what you would expect. However, at this point in time, actually putting one in your garage is almost impossible even if ...

 2021-04-21 15:45 

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The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Will Start At Less Than $60,000...

Cadillac fully debuted its all-electric Lyriq on Wednesday, saying that it will start at $59,990, making it a bit of a weird value proposition for buyers also considering a Tesla Model Y or Model X. Cadillac said it would go into production early next yea...

 2021-04-21 15:30 

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Crew Of 'Ever Given' Could Be Stuck On The Big Boat For Years...

The news cycle may have moved on from the Ever Given, but the Ever Given still hasn't moved on from its holding spot in the Great Bitter Lake in the middle of the Suez Canal after almost a month. The crew still stuck on the ship is very concerned abou...

 2021-04-21 15:00 

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A Huge Recall Is On For The New Kia Soul And Kia Seltos...

A recall is underway for late model year Kia Seltoses and Kia Souls. The recall affects just over 147,000 2020-21 cars from the South Korean carmaker, which plans to notify its dealers and drivers in early June, according to Automotive News....

 2021-04-21 14:25 

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The Mitsubishi CZ3 Tarmac Was The Lancer Evo's Long Lost Hot Hatch Counterpart...

Welcome to another installment of Cars Of Future Past, a series here at Jalopnik where we flip through the pages of history to explore long-forgotten concepts and how they had a hand in shaping the cars we know today....

 2021-04-21 14:19 

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The FIA's Outlined Its All-Electric Future For GT Racing And I Have Questions...

Electrification has impacted prototype and open-wheel racing across various categories, but it's remained largely absent from GT. That will soon change, as the FIA released new details Wednesday on its upcoming Electric GT class....

 2021-04-21 14:00 

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Tesla Is Sorry...

Tesla's quality issues here and overseas are nothing new, though they seem to be coming to a head in China, where a woman was detained this week for protesting brake failures at Auto Shanghai. Now Tesla has a new message: Tesla is sorry....

 2021-04-21 13:40 

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12 States Want America Out Of Gas-Powered Cars...

Some states want out of this whole fuel-burning cars thing, and they want Joe Biden's help to make the split. That and more in The Morning Shift for April 21, 2021....

 2021-04-21 12:45 

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Blip: I Have A Question About Magic Carpets...

So I saw this charming old Tatra ad where, I think, the ride quality is being compared to that of a fictional thing, a flying carpet. Okay. Fair enough, that's hardly the first time for that....

 2021-04-21 12:30 

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What Is Your Favorite Taillight?...

Taillights can be the most beautiful design detail of a car. A vehicle's lighting can be a work of art all its own. What is your favorite taillight?...

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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At $9,500, Could This Azure 1991 Chevy Corvette Beat The Blues?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $9,500, Could This Azure 1991 Chevy Corvette Beat The Blues?...

 2021-04-21 01:12 

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3: The Most (Relatively) Affordable GT3 RS Ever...

There are an awful lot of manufacturers out there talking about their motorsports heritage and how their current sports car is really a "race car for the streets". When you dig down into it it's all smoke and mirrors. Sure their racecar might ...

 2021-04-20 23:30 

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The Kia Telluride's MPG Isn't Bad Enough To Care...

The 2021 Kia Telluride gets pretty bad fuel economy, I thought, returning 23 mpg over 800-odd miles of driving. "I'd get something smaller and more fuel-efficient," I thought to myself. What a fool I am! Turns out, pretty much every other car ...

 2021-04-20 22:45 

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Tesla Is Just Asking To Be Investigated...

Tesla has, for years, operated with an air of impunity, thanks to lax oversight from the federal government. That has also left NHTSA with a lot of work to do. And the thing is, there are more Teslas on the road than ever, meaning it's likely we'l...

 2021-04-20 22:00 

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Italian Kart Racer Given 15-Year Racing Ban For Actions Which Would Be Encouraged At Your Local Dirt Track...

Last year during the FIA's KZ Karting World Championship event, things got a little bit Saturday Night Special when Luca Corberi tangled with Paulo Ippolito, sending Corberi off the track and binning his TonyKart 401S. Corberi then went nuclear, launc...

 2021-04-20 21:26 

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Here's When You Think American Muscle Peaked...

As Erik pointed out earlier, this discussion is probably going to fall along generational divides. Some will say that the glory days of the '60s and '70s were the peak. Others, like myself, will say that the last 10 or so years have been the peak,...

 2021-04-20 20:45 

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Motorsport Icon Vic Elford Is Fighting Cancer And He Is Asking His Fans For Help Via GoFundMe...

Famed racer Vic Elford is unfortunately facing a cancer recurrence and is in need of support from his friends and fans. A GoFundMe page is live right now, with a goal of $150,000 to cover Elford's medical expenses....

 2021-04-20 20:05 

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Watch A Mumbai Railway Employee Dramatically Save A Kid From A Moving Train...

If you're fond of being really, really tense and panicked and then infused with a sense of sudden relief, all caused by people you've never met (likely) a half world away, then boy are you in luck. That's because this security-camera video of ...

 2021-04-20 19:59 

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Comment System Under Repair, Do Not Cancel Your Subscription...

Just a quick editor's note: We've been hearing reports of login trouble from our dear readers. The people who make the site go were alerted and the issue is being, or possibly has been addressed. Do not panic. Do not send a self addressed stamped ...

 2021-04-20 19:56 

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A Flipper Is Asking $30,000 Over Sticker Price For 2021 Ford Broncos...

The 2021 Ford Bronco hasn't even hit dealerships yet, and already people are trying to make big bucks flipping them....

 2021-04-20 19:35 

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This Pristine Chevy Vega Wagon Has A Ridiculously Low 31 Miles On Its Odometer...

Even though the Chevrolet Vega was arguably one of General Motors' worst vehicles, it still proves to be an attractive classic car proposition today. This 1972 Chevy Vega Wagon is up for auction by Big Bend Community College on Public Surplus. With on...

 2021-04-20 19:05 

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Harley-Davidson Is In An Existential Battle With Europe...

Harley released what it said was some good news Monday, posting better-than-expected first-quarter earnings. Except Harley then also said that its entire business model in Europe could be completely fucked....

 2021-04-20 18:33 

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The 2021 Zero DSR Black Forest Completely Converted Me To Electric Off-Roading...

Electric motorcycles are quiet but not completely silent. Before the handlebars wiggle in deep sand you'll hear the crush as the hardpack gives way. The noise of a rear tire struggling for grip against a slick rock or splashing in the wake of a water ...

 2021-04-20 18:26 

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I Bought The Crappiest Jeep On Earth. Cleaning Its Interior Was Horrifying...

I'm writing to you now from just outside a laundromat in Stanwood, Washington. I'm covered in grease from head to toe after a weeklong battle with the crappiest Jeep on earth: a 1958 Willys FC-170 that hasn't run in probably two decades at lea...

 2021-04-20 17:57 

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BMW M3, Alfa Romeo 164, International 200 Cabover: The Dopest Vehicles I Found For Sale Online...

Another week means another entry this series featuring the sweet cars we found online....

 2021-04-20 17:40 

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The Evos Is The Future Of Ford Sedans, Like It Or Not...

Ford isn't willing to sell you an old-fashioned three-box sedan anymore. But if you live in China, it'll give you something that vaguely resembles one, called the Evos....

 2021-04-20 17:37 

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Toyota Made An Awesome Overlander That's Actually A Lifesaver...

The response to COVID-19 has required all hands on deck, and carmakers have pitched in to provide support as the global vaccination effort has ramped up. Usually, it's in the form of lending production capacity, but Toyota is pitching in with a gnarly...

 2021-04-20 17:00 

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This Obscure '90s Driving Game Has Some Gleefully Half-Assed Made-Up Car Names...

I recently did a dumb little DIY project I've been meaning to get to for years: I converted the hoax 1980's, Eastern Bloc dead goat polo arcade machine I built for sorta art reasons years ago into a Raspberry Pi-based multicade machine. Now my rat...

 2021-04-20 16:23 

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Fanatec McLaren GT3 V2 Steering Wheel: A Replica Refined...

Fanatec is a company known for sim racing equipment that tends to occupy the pricier end of the spectrum. When I say that, I'm not even referring to the upcoming BMW M4 GT3 wheel that'll likely land in the quadruple digits. Most of the brand's...

 2021-04-20 15:45 

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The Corruption Behind America's Highway System, Explained...

We spend some time talking about the racism built into American infrastructure, but we should spend a bit more talking about the corruption behind it, too. Here's a video explainer on how the auto industry conspired to make it first illegal and then i...

 2021-04-20 15:19 

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Should I Cash Out The Positive Equity In My Used Car While The Market Is Hot?...

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 we are discussing cashing out equity in your used car and what to do if ...

 2021-04-20 15:17 

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Florida's New 'Anti-Riot' Bill Protects Drivers Who Plow Into Crowds Of Protesters...

Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed a new law Monday that, among other things, will legally protect drivers who plow into groups of protestors from civil lawsuits....

 2021-04-20 15:17 

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$312,555 For A 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi? Yep, And It May Have Been Worth It...

Someone just bought a 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi on Bring on Trailer for $312,555. Despite the mind-boggling amount spent on this car, this auction isn't even close to being one of the most expensive cars sold on the selling platform....

 2021-04-20 14:17 

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BMW Is Back To Big Profits...

BMW is doing well, Elon Musk tries to clarify things after a deadly Tesla crash, and Ferrari hired a guy from Top Gear. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 20, 2021....

 2021-04-20 12:30 

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When Was Peak Muscle Car?...

The muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s weren't even called muscle cars back then. Muscle cars were, instead, Supercars. I'm guessing "muscle car" later stuck because it is more evocative, and also actual supercars started to come onto the ...

 2021-04-20 12:00 

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At $5,500, Would You Class Up The Joint With This 1989 Lincoln Town Car?...

Nice Price or No Dice: At $5,500, Would You Class Up The Joint With This 1989 Lincoln Town Car?...

 2021-04-20 00:15 

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Radwood Returns To San Francisco On July 10th, Nature Is Healing...

It has been over a year since the last Radwood went down, and that's totally not righteous. The car show that celebrates the angular and analog cars, bikes, and culture of the 1980s and 1990s had grand ambitions for 2020, but the world had other thing...

 2021-04-19 23:45 

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BMW's M3 And M4 Didn't Need All Wheel Drive...

This summer the Bayerische Motoren Werke will continue the relentless forward march in search of speed with its the M3 and M4 by adding all-wheel drive to its offerings with the M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive and M4 Competition Coup with M xDrive mode...

 2021-04-19 23:00 

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A Protester Was Dragged Away From The Tesla Booth At The Shanghai Auto Show...

While many carmakers were busy announcing concepts and upcoming cars at this year's Shanghai Auto Show, Tesla had other things to sort at its car show booth. A protestor there climbed atop a Tesla Model 3 and began yelling about alleged faulty brakes ...

 2021-04-19 22:48 

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The Toyota BZ4X Makes EV Design Normal...

Toyota wants to return to form. It wants to be at the forefront of electrification once more and relive its days as the de facto segment leader. The carmaker is no longer targeting the hybrid segment; it now wants to lead in BEVs and the new bZ series is ...

 2021-04-19 22:15 

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F1 Needs More George Russells...

Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was kind of a mess, but in a fun way. A wet race with gradually drying conditions meant lots of slippery battles and tire strategy. That all meant the race was enjoyable to watch, among the more enjoyable races of re...

 2021-04-19 21:35 

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I've Always Seen Something Weird In This Old VW Ad And I Wonder If You Do Too...

This is something that I've been thinking about ever since I was a little kid. One of the first books I bought entirely on my own — with my own savings for doing chores, getting to the bookstore on my bike, all that — was a big coffee tabl...

 2021-04-19 21:13 

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These Are The New Cars That Blew Your Mind When You Were A Kid...

Kids have awesome, vivid imaginations. Many gearheads likely got their start simply by having their minds blown about a vehicle....

 2021-04-19 20:04 

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Here's How You Winch Yourself Backwards With Pulleys...

I've been doing a fair amount of winch research lately, and one thing I've always kind of wondered about is winching your truck backwards with front-mounted winch. Do you just kind of sling the cable underneath and start winching?...

 2021-04-19 19:47 

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Why We Write About Tesla Crashes...

Over the weekend, there was a horrific crash in a Tesla Model S that claimed two lives, It took firefighters over four hours to extinguish the burning car. Significantly, crash investigators are certain that nobody was in the driver's seat at the time...

 2021-04-19 19:39 

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Get Used To The Honda E:Prototype...

Auto Shanghai is this week, the first major auto show since the pandemic started, and the concepts and reveals are coming hot and heavy. You can disregard a lot of it — remember auto shows? — but the Honda SUV e:prototype seems like one that w...

 2021-04-19 19:18 

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The Genesis 'Electrified G80' Is An All-Wheel-Drive Power Bank Rocking Teal Paint...

Genesis is joining the pack of battery-electric vehicles with its new Electrified G80. The first EV from Hyundai's luxury sub-brand comes standard with all-wheel-drive and a neat function that lets the vehicle to act like a emergency power supply, pow...

 2021-04-19 17:56 

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Own An Old EV? We Want To Know How The Battery Is Doing...

The Nissan Leaf recently celebrated its 10th birthday, and the Tesla Model S isn't far behind. That means we're smack dab in the middle of a decade of "modern" battery electric cars, and we can now observe how these vehicles — and th...

 2021-04-19 17:30 

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China's BYD Claims This Electric Hatchback Can Get 620 Miles Of Range...

We're still locked into thinking that 300-odd miles makes a "long range" EV. Well, Chinese carmaker BYD says its newest platform will get this little hatchback to double that....

 2021-04-19 17:10 

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World War II-Era Plane Splashes Into Ocean Alongside Beach...

The Cocoa Beach Airshow took an unfortunate turn on Saturday as a World War II-era Grumman TBM Avenger bomber experienced an engine failure and had to ditch into the ocean. The plane was fresh off of an 18-year restoration and may never fly again....

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