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Inside The Best Car Show In The World

Villa d’Este brings up all those romantic images of Italy. The villa itself is 145 years old and surrounded by a private park and overlooks Lake Como—you know, the place where George Clooney has a house. It’s all very fancy like and the perfect place for a “competition of elegance,” a Concours d’Elegance, if you…Read […]

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Rallycross Driver Finishes Second After Driving Most Of A Race With His Hood Up

Dirt-happy racers love to use the phrase “press on regardless,” but the inaugural Americas Rallycross event whipped out an epic display of that mantra in practice thanks to Timo Scheider. Scheider’s hood flopped up and blocked most of his windshield during most of one race, but did that stop him? Nah. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This $160,000 Armored Skoda Superb Is A Wagon That’ll Protect You From Gunfire And Explosions

When most of us think of wagons, a few things come to mind: happiness, joy, manual, maybe brown and diesel, bliss, and, usually, not available in America. The newest version of the Skoda Superb wagon is all of that and then some protection from gunfire and bombs. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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If You Want To Know How Good Modern Cars Are, Drive A Cheap Small Car Now

There’s a Plymouth Colt that lives in my neighborhood in Brooklyn. The name alone should tell you how old it is, and what it is—a miserable shitbox of a car from the 1980s. I don’t know how long it’s been living there, since at least 2003, I’m told, but one thing is for sure: it’s […]

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This BMW 6 Series Development Mule Looked Way Stranger Than You’d Ever Expect

Most of the time when you see a development mule, a preproduction prototype for a car in the works, it looks basically like the finished product with some extra cladding screwed on. Often, that’s exactly what you’re looking at. But sometimes you get to see the really early stuff, and it is weird.Read more… Continue […]

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This Tesla Model S Shooting Brake Is Beautiful But Not A Shooting Brake

The Dutch company RemetzCar has some history modifying Teslas, making an elegant hearse that was allegedly the first stretched Tesla ever. Now, by commission from “Dutch collectioneur Floris de Raadt” (what the hell is a “collectioneur?”) they’ve made what they’re calling a Tesla Model S Shooting Brake, even though…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Hell Is Real, And It’s The Infield Of The Indy 500 

“Where are you going? Heaven or hell?” asked a billboard beside a typically dull stretch of Interstate 65 halfway from Chicago to Indianapolis. Twenty miles south came another sign, this one more urgent than the last, a warning spelled out in white block type against a black background: “HELL IS REAL.”Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Welcome back to working life!

Welcome back to working life! Please feel re-energized by the sight of these two humans who, based on their size relation to that Triumph, have to be some of those exotic 2/3-scale humans the British were developing in the 1960s.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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At $25,000, Could This 2006 Audi A8 W12 Executive Be Your Stealthy Super Saloon?

Elmer Fudd’s always pronounced his ‘Rs’ as ‘Ws,’ and would no doubt love today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Audi. It rocks both luxury accoutrements and a “W”12 engine. That is of course, unless its price proves to be cartoonishly too high.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Oil Industry Is Finally Being Affected By Norway’s Electric Vehicle Adoption

Norway’s adoption of electric vehicles is miles ahead of any other country. As of right now, electric vehicles overtook combustion engines in the market, with 52% of cars sold being EVs. Now, it’s looking like that might have a pretty big impact on the oil industry.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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