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Some Genius Swapped a Honda Civic Si Motor Into a 220,000 Mile Honda Insight Hybrid

When the Honda Insight hybrid came out in 1999, its main focus was on delivering good fuel economy. The tires offered low rolling resistance, the bodywork minimized drag, and the gas-sipping engine made a paltry 67 horsepower. But this 2000 Insight for sale on eBay right now has a different mission than cranking up…Read more… […]

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The New Ford Ranger and Everest Look Absolutely Badass as Military Vehicles

The 2019 Ford Ranger is alright looking, and its not-for-American-consumption sister the Everest SUV is pretty cool. But they both look like absolute monsters when they’re kitted out for an actual theatre of war. Go figure.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Volvo XC90 Armored SUV Will Keep You in One Piece When Everything Goes to Shit

Armored vehicles are, if I might say it, extremely my shit. They’re not extremely my shit in the sense that I think about and research them constantly, staying up to date with the latest armored-vehicle gossip and such, because I actually very rarely think about them and often forget they exist. But when I do…Read […]

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The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Is Totally Coming

Dodge regularly gives its muscle cars both cosmetic and mechanical makeovers on top of their same, ancient roots, and we eat it up. We really do. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. Thus, Dodge keeps pumping new ideas out, like a potential wide-body version of its 707-horsepower Charger SRT Hellcat.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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So This Is Why the Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet Has That Weird Extra Rear Window

The Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet was nothing if not uh, unique, and even though it only had a brief life in the early 2010s, its majesty and mysteries are immortal. Except for one, which has now been solved: What’s was the deal with that weird little secondary rear window?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Rode in BMW’s Absurd 710 HP Electric 5 Series Development Car; Here’s How It Works

BMW calls it “Lucy.” It’s 710 horsepower, 848 lb-ft, triple-electric-motor, one-off sedan that the automaker says can do 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds. Lucy’s being used to develop future electric vehicles, and after getting a ride in this modified 5 Series, I can tell you that the thing is an absolute monster. Read more… Continue […]

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You Could Be the Next Owner of this Incredible Porsche 356 Limousine

It feels like there’s a sort of unspoken competition in the classic car auction world to see who can sell the strangest thing powered by a Porsche 356 engine. Sunday we saw the incredible Porsche 356-powered (well, originally) motorhome being offered up by Mecum Auctions, and now RM Sotheby’s has decided to meet the…Read more… […]

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It’s Officially Too Hot to Speed in Germany

Europe is currently bracing for a scorching heat wave that’s estimated to begin next week. Temperatures are expected to hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit and government officials are taking extra safety precautions. Germany, in particular, has imposed temporary speed limits on the Autobahn and other roads.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Ford Puma Is the Small Crossover America Should Have Gotten

The Ford Puma, once part of that small, two-door car segment that was popular in decades past, is back, and it sure is big—bigger than it ever was, that is. Ford is reviving the old, driver-oriented nameplate as a new European crossover with exhilarating features like driver assistance, massaging seats and luggage…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Lightyear One ‘Solar Car’ Is Amazing But Isn’t Quite What You Think It Is

The tagline of Lightyear One’s website reads “Lightyear One | The electric car that charges itself with sunlight,” and while, yes, this is technically true, in practice it’s really sort of bullshit. Yes, the car does have about 15 square feet of fairly efficient solar panels, but calling it a “solar” car like many …Read […]

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The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere

The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables (diapers) and other assorted baby-related flotsam most parents find themselves traveling with. But the Ram is also utilitarian by nature, and did I mention big?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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