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  • 100-Year-Old Car Salesman Still Knows How to Close a Deal

    Derrell Alexander started selling Chevys when Harry Truman was president — and still comes to work six days a week.

    Motoramic
  • 2016 Dodge Caravan Confirmed By Spy Shots

    Chrysler plans to launch a new version of its iconic minivan next year — and today spy shots confirmed the Dodge Caravan would live on as well.

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  • 2015 Saleen Mustang S302 Black Label Arrives as a 750-hp Hellcat Killer

    Leave it to tuner Steve Saleen to put the Mustang head-to-head with the Dodge Challenger's supercharged kitty

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  • How to Win America's Longest, Toughest Endurance Race

    They call it the world’s toughest car endurance race for a reason. Despite a performance advantage over those chasing us, our transmission seemed sure to fail. We were just nine hours into this 25-hour marathon and already we were limited to running just fourth and fifth gear.

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  • This Massive RC Concorde is a Boyhood Dream Come True

    Last week, we wrote an article about a model jet that is absolutely mesmerizing.  The plane intrigued our readers and, as a result, you sent us tons videos of some of the most incredible RC jets you’ve ever seen. Of those, this Concorde caught our attention. It’s awesome. This particular video was…

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  • BMW Test Drive Ends Badly in Porsche’s Backyard

    There’s a BMW test driver having an awfully bad day in Germany. Not only did he crash a BMW test car worth $160,000 but he smashed into a police van. Just to add insult to injury (literally it seems), it all happened in Stuttgart, Germany — home of Porsche and Mercedes. Makes one wonder why

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  • Russell Brand’s Version of ‘Top Gear’ is … Different

    Call it a void, chasm, or vacuum – there is a distinct emptiness in the automotive world following the ouster of Jeremy Clarkson from his role on the BBC’s Top Gear. His actions? Not advisable. His punishment? Deserved. Nevertheless, there’s a substantial feeling of loss amongst the hardcore Top…

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  • Old Lady Gets a Scare From a McLaren F1 GTR Longtail

    Picture this. You’re an old lady, just going about your day. Maybe picking up some groceries from the local shops and heading back to your unassuming little Fiesta. You hear a sort of buzzing, but aren’t quite sure what it is. Then all of a sudden, a loud, sharp noise pierces the silence. It sounds…

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  • Aston Martin Suing Fisker Over Thunderbolt Concept

    Coachbuilding has been around for over 100 years, and over that time, many a car has been transformed with a truly luxurious, custom treatment. But where does customization end and copyright infringement begin? That’s the question ex-Aston Martin designer Henrik Fisker will be grappling with in the…

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  • 1975 Mercedes-Benz Unimog is Adorable and Headed to Auction

    First, you had your G.I. Joes. Then you made couch forts. Then you played paintball and spent hours with your friends doing Call of Duty online co-op. It’s time to upgrade and take the next step in your life-long interest in the military by buying an authentic Mercedes-Benz Unimog. This gorgeous…

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  • This BMW i8 is Gray and Yellow Because Abu Dhabi

    Leave it to the people of the United Arab Emirates to try to jazz up one of the jazziest cars on the market. After photos of a lime green BMW i8 surfaced earlier this year, photos of this dark gray version with bright yellow accents recently popped up from the same Abu Dhabi Motors dealership. The…

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  • RV consumers aren't who you think they are

    RV sales and attendance at retail shows are up this year, indicating growth in the economy as a younger, more active consumer goes to buy RV's.

    CNBC
  • Whispering Death: The Story of the M1 Abrams Tank

    The 1980s was a decade of both exhilaration and trepidation. Americans were shaking off the effects of Vietnam and Watergate and rediscovering patriotism. Personal promised a new information era. And, last but by no means least, disco and the leisure suit were both finally dead. At the same time,…

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  • Top 5 Coolest Small CUVs, According to You

    The fastest growing automotive segment in America is the small CUV, and that got us thinking, since so many people are buying in, “Which of today’s small CUVs is considered the ‘coolest’?” We posed that question to readers a few days ago, and while some of you rather humorously likened it to…

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  • Mercedes F 015 Car of the Future (CNET On Cars, Ep. 62)

    Mercedes asks what shall we do when driving ends, the new safety tech that must be on your new-car shopping list, and the Top 5 affordable cars according to CNET ratings.

    CNET
  • These Star Wars Drones are Out of this World

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s an Imperial Star Destroyer… sort of. French drone enthusiast Olivier C has taken his love of all things Star Wars, and has given it flight. His creation takes the form of the Imperial Fleet’s sinister battle cruiser, and utilizes lightweight foam body panels…

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  • 7 eBay Cars that Look Fast and Furious

    Unless you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past decade and a half, you’ll undoubtedly have heard about the Fast and Furious movies. The original 2001 blockbuster has since spawned numerous sequels with the seventh – Furious 7 – slated to hit theaters on April 3.  To celebrate the…

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