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  • Morgan's $120,000 Plus 8 Speedster brings the 1940s to today

    When you think of Britain, many things spring to mind -- Monty Python, James Bond, rain, bad teeth and more rain. From an automotive perspective, the most quintessentially British brand (even though it's now technically Indian) would likely be Jaguar. But there is one little automaker that…

  • April 22: Sir Henry Royce, co-founder of Rolls-Royce, died on this date in 1933

    One of the most famous engineers in automotive history rarely set foot in the factory with his name on it. After launching the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost in 1905, and building the factory in 1908, doctors told Henry Royce he was near death from overwork in 1911, and barred him from the premises. For…

  • 10 Essential Facts About Theo James

    You might be surprised to find out these facts about Divergent star Theo James.

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  • A car dealer's data-driven guide to the 10 most reliable brands

    Every car brand likes to market themselves as the best. From "The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection" that launched Lexus to the top of most quality surveys, to "The Ultimate Driving Machine" solidifying the performance pedigree of BMW, automakers like to tell us that they alone are going to offer…

  • BMW's Batmobile: Flickr photo of the day

    Routinely fetching six figures, the BMW 3.0-liter CSL Batmobile is a true European treasure. The car often sports a Subaru WRX STI-style rear wing -- like in the above photo from Wessex Car Club -- only it originally arrived stored in the trunk for the boy racers of the time to affix.

  • See Fast N' Loud find and fix the first Pontiac Firebirds

    Finding old cars in barns has long grown from pasttime into big business, what between the soaring prices of collector cars and the gaggle of auto-restoration reality shows that rely on the three-F formula — find, fix and flip. No episode demonstrates that merging better than the episode of…

  • Retro 2015 Dodge Charger Reworked for a Modern World

    Calling the 2015 Charger an "American-bred, 4-door muscle car," Dodge revealed numerous changes to its full-size family sedan at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

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  • 2015 Honda HR-V Crossover SUV Confirmed at New York Auto Show

    Honda did not physically display its new 2015 HR-V compact crossover SUV at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, but the company did distribute images of its new Fit-based model, which is scheduled to arrive in dealer showrooms during the coming winter.

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  • Consider reading the manual or instructions before buying

    A New York woman was left dumbfounded when she discovered that the storm door she had purchased was so difficult to put together that she'd have to pay a professional $200 to do it for her. And a...
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  • Our favorite green cars for Earth Day

    Green cars don't have to have gray personalities. Too many gas misers range from dull and dowdy to downright dreary to drive. And yet it's still true that the best way to help the environment, mi...
  • Highlights From the 2014 New York Auto Show

    Bigger and better than ever, the 2014 New York International Auto Show served as the launching pad for a long list of new, significantly changed, and slightly updated new car, truck, and SUV models.

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  • SUV Owners in NYC, SF, Boston Forced to Pay Extra for Parking

    Suburbia might be the land of the crossover, but if one is to be king in such a realm, they require a vehicle that is larger and sits taller. As such, despite seldom using its V8 engine or 4×4 capabilities, the full-size SUV rules the road in American neighborhoods– but there is a downside. If […]

  • How to recycle what goes into and on your car

    Many Earth Day programs center around recycling everyday products such as consumer electronics. But did you know you can do your part when it comes to your car, too? Charity organizations offer c...
  • Redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback is Bigger, More Efficient, More Capable

    Subaru introduced its redesigned 2015 Outback crossover SUV in the middle of the urban jungle at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

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  • 2015 Toyota Camry Preview

    Toyota's best-selling 5-passenger Camry sedan gets a significant makeover for the 2015 model year. Sporting a fresh new look with added technology features, the new Camry also offers improved handling and what the company claims are higher-grade interior materials.

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  • Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle is a Wildly Futuristic Way to Ride

    We’re gonna keep the green theme rolling today, in more way than one. There is an argument from the motorcycle community, that riding a hog is less piggish on gas. It’s true that motorcycles are far more efficient than cars, but what is more efficient than a motorcycle? An electric motorcycle, of…

  • Ford to Offer Performance Pack for 4-Cylinder Mustang?

    It’s Earth Day, which means we have efficiency and green tech on the mind, but that doesn’t mean that the cars have to be boring. Advancements in drivetrains have meant that performance enthusiasts (facing ever-tightening fuel economy regulations) can have their high-speed cake and eat it too. The…

  • Mercedes-Benz 300TD Pickup Truck Is Pure Awesome

    I'm a bit of a Mercedes-Benz fanboy. I'm talking about a pickup truck, and I'm talking more specifically about a 1979 Mercedes-Benz 300TD that's been converted into an bed-having hauler. While some might be sad that a W123 wagon gave its life for a project such as this, I think we should all smile…

  • Notorious Ford V8 spark plugs need an extended warranty

    Replacing spark plugs has been a no-brainer for most passenger vehicles for, say, the last 100 years. But for millions of owners of V8-powered Fords from the 2004 to 2008 model years, a spark-plu...
  • Jaguar, Land Rover Up Cabin Tech For 2014 With InControl Apps

    Smartphones play an important role in our daily lives, but to drivers they are just as distracting as they are useful. Many automakers have begun integrating smartphone apps into the infotainment systems, and Jaguar and Land Rover will join these ranks with its new built-in suite of apps called…

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  • Ride 'Round Long Beach In An Audi R8 Ultra With Mike Skeen: Video

    It would be an amazing experience to run a Pirelli World Challenge car at Long Beach. Heck, we'd be down to run a street car around Long Beach (and your author was fortunate enough to do that, once before). Still, a race car on a city circuit is a wild adventure packed into cozy confines.DON'T…

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