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Killed By Recession: When Lamborghini Made A V10 Baby Lambo Decades Before The Gallardo

When the Lamborghini Gallardo debuted in… 2003? Wait, lemme Google that. Yep, 2003. I remembered that off the top of my head. I have a problem. Anyway, when the Gallardo debuted, everyone criticized it for not being a “real Lamborghini,” small with a V10. But that idea wasn’t as new as people think.Read more… Continue […]

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Elon Musk Dressed As Both James Bond And A James Bond Villain To The Met Gala

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO behind Tesla and SpaceX and extremely nerdy Bond fan, shocked the world when he showed up to the Met Gala with musician Grimes after Page Six reported the two were dating. But there was something even more shocking—his outfit.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why Aston Martin Thinks EVs And Manual Transmissions Can Both Be Its Future

Five years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to tell one Aston Martin model from another. But now the company’s attacking the future full-on with EVs and SUVs while hanging on to manual transmissions and GTs. I sat down with Aston’s Chief Engineer Matt Becker to hear all about it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 1985 Amphi-Ranger Proved Every Off-Roader Should Be Amphibious

There are plenty of trucks with snorkels designed to drive through rivers and streams, but back in 1982, an oil pipeline manufacturer decided to go one step further and build an amphibious off-roader called the Amphi-Ranger, which could be both a truck and a boat with the press of a button.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 1985 Amphi-Ranger Proved Every Off-Roader Should Be Amphibious

There are plenty of trucks with snorkels designed to drive through rivers and streams, but back in 1982, an oil pipeline manufacturer decided to go one step further and build an amphibious off-roader called the Amphi-Ranger, which could be both a truck and a boat with the press of a button.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 1985 Amphi-Ranger Proved Every Off-Roader Should Be Amphibious

There are plenty of trucks with snorkels designed to drive through rivers and streams, but back in 1982, an oil pipeline manufacturer decided to go one step further and build an amphibious off-roader called the Amphi-Ranger, which could be both a truck and a boat with the press of a button.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 1985 Amphi-Ranger Proved Every Off-Roader Should Be Amphibious

There are plenty of trucks with snorkels designed to drive through rivers and streams, but back in 1982, an oil pipeline manufacturer decided to go one step further and build an amphibious off-roader called the Amphi-Ranger, which could be both a truck and a boat with the press of a button.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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I Rode With A Pagani Rally Through The Most Beautiful Parts Of Australia

Australia: home to some of the weirdest and most dangerous animals in the world, kangaroo-proofing for SUVs, and the world’s largest supplier of Hemsworths. For a country with as much land and space as Australia there’s one thing they’ve been short on—Paganis. Before this year the total number of Paganis in Australia…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Lyft Driver Just Saved My Hide After I Ran Out Of Gas On A Major Highway

I ran my Jeep out of gas on Friday, stranding me in an “authorized vehicles only” turnaround between carriageways of one of the busiest stretches of Michigan’s Interstate 75. But I didn’t call AAA like I normally would have; I requested a Lyft. And it worked great.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Make Your Car Showroom-Shiny With This Discounted Meguiar’s Cleaning Kit

Meguiar’s is one of the most trusted names in the car detailing game, and Amazon’s offering a solid deal on Meguiar’s Essentials car care kit, which includes multiple waxes, glass cleaner, tire coating, interior wipes, a wash mitt, and a bunch of towels. Not bad considering it probably costs less than a single trip to…Read […]

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Give Us A ‘Ring Time For The Unrestricted 919 Le Mans Car, Porsche

The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo is giving racing fans what we’ve always wanted: pure, unrestricted speed. Since it is not racing the 919 anymore, Porsche dropped the series-mandated restrictions and are on a warpath to dominate lap records across the globe. Yet we all know that only one lap time really matters: the…Read more… Continue […]

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