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All the New and Returning Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Superhero, and Otherwise Geeky TV Shows Coming This Fall

We say this every year, but damn we’re excited for fall’s thrilling crop of genre TV shows—be they airing on old-school network TV, a cable channel, or one of the ever-growing number of streaming services. Here’s our guide to what’s new, what’s returning, and when you can start watching!Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars

I know there’s lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail trucks, and the original Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four powered everything from Beetles to Buses to Sno-Cats to Airplanes to Zambonis. This other VW engine isn’t going to beat…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars

I know there’s lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail trucks, and the original Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four powered everything from Beetles to Buses to Sno-Cats to Airplanes to Zambonis. This other VW engine isn’t going to beat…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Watch Long-Lost Factory Tour Footage of American Motors’ Doomed Kenosha, Wisconsin Plant

Most people don’t know just how important the town of Kenosha, Wisconsin was to the automobile industry, and how important the automobile industry was to the town of Kenosha. For about 100 years, car manufacturing had a huge presence in the city, and a big part of that was the AMC plant. Here’s some…Read more… […]

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Don’t Hate Me but I Have to Say It: The AMC Eagle Coupe Is Cooler Than the Wagon

This morning my world flipped upside down, because I realized that something I once considered irrefutable fact—the superiority of the AMC Eagle Wagon over its non-wagon counterparts—was, in fact, the opposite of fact. One might be so bold as to call it fiction. Yes, the AMC Eagle coupe, not the wagon, is the coolest…Read more… […]

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Here’s a reminder that 40 years ago, Renault partnered with American Motors for joint distribution,

Here’s a reminder that 40 years ago, Renault partnered with American Motors for joint distribution, design, and production in the U.S. market. How great would these two have been for a two-car garage setup when new? You could do anything and go anywhere. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The second-generation AMC Javelin was called the “Humster” for its enormously arched front fenders.

The second-generation AMC Javelin was called the “Humster” for its enormously arched front fenders. According to Hemmings, in 1971—after designing the two-seater AMX and the first-gen Javelin in the ’60s on the Rambler American platform (in an effort to “catch up to” Ford’s Mustang)—AMC nixed the AMX model and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Rarely-Seen Sketch Suggests An Alternate History From When Renault Bought AMC

Our pals over at Car Design Archives found this remarkable sketch on eBay, and only just posted it today, making this likely the first time it’s been seen publicly. It’s a sketch of a proposed American-market truck, based on the Renault 12, and dating from 1979, the year Renault bought AMC. What would AMC and […]

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I Drove The 1,000 HP Hellcat-Powered ‘Jalop Gold’ AMC Javelin; It Was Bonkers

In just a quick glance, you can tell that this AMC Javelin isn’t even remotely messing around. A menacing face, a huge hood, and massive fenders wrapped over three-piece HRE wheels. A thousand horses from a 6.2-liter supercharged Dodge Hellcat engine. An opulent gold paint job.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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