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The Aston Martin Vantage’s Awesome Highlighter Green Is Actually Called ‘Lime Essence’

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage came into this world decked out in a fantastic eye-searing highlighter green, looking every bit like the expensive super tuner car from the future it should. And only now am I finding out the official name for this color and I don’t know exactly what Aston was going for.Read more… […]

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I’m Trading My Prius For A Cheap Pickup! What Car Should I Buy?

Alex wrecked his Prius, but he is using this as an opportunity to get what he has always wanted: a pickup truck. The only hangup is that his budget is tight, and we all know finding a good truck for cheap is not easy. What car should he buy?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Giant Wing Is Your First Peek At The New Supercar From The Famous Brabham F1 Family

After six decades of being a racing icon, the name “Brabham” transitioned to something else: a car company. That company has something tangible in the works, too, teasing a 5.4-liter V8 supercar with a wing big enough to pull bar stools up to and use as an eat-in kitchen. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Cadillac’s Johan De Nysschen Just Couldn’t Build The SUVs Fast Enough

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Swordsmith Hacks Ancient Weapons to Unlock the Secrets of Viking Metallurgy

Jeff Pringle is an Oakland-based swordsmith, so it’s no surprise he has has hundreds of pre-industrial and viking-era swords, axes, knives and other sharp, wonderful artifacts in his collection. But Pringle describes his collection as almost “accidental”, and he the way he uses his collection has put the blades he…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Our First Look at AMD’s Second-Generation Ryzen CPU Is Proof It’s No One Hit Wonder

Last year AMD finally gave us something we desperately needed with the release of Ryzen: A viable rival to Intel in the CPU space. The rivalry has meant faster CPUs for desktops and laptops as each company races to surpass the other, but there’s a potential problem for AMD. It doesn’t have the same track […]

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At $5,700 For Both, Would You Go For This Fiat X1/9 Targa Two-fer?

Have you ever heard the joke in which a contest’s first prize is one thing and second prize is amazingly two of the same thing? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe duo of Fiats might be a prize you’d want, that is if their price proves to be no joke.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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All 24 Hours Of Le Mans Will Be On Only One Channel Again

Following endurance racing on American television became a tedious chore in recent years, riddled with odd channel changes and unplanned interruptions. Fox was especially heinous about preempting their scheduled race coverage for seemingly anything else. So, the World Endurance Championship left this year for…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Subaru ‘Evoltis’ Sounds Like The Name Of A Medication With A Lot Of Side Effects 

The term “Evoltis” sounds like it belongs in a commercial with a man reading to a grandchild, a woman taking a deep breath during an outdoor yoga class, and some other person deeply reflecting on life. It sounds like medication with a lot of side effects, basically. But it might be the name of a […]

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