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Here Is Why ’90s German Cars Had Stubby Passenger-Side Mirrors

This weekend I was doing a few minor repairs to my 1995 Audi S6 in preparation for Radwood next month. One of those involved replacing the 22-year-old self-dimming mirrors, which had discolored and separated a bit from their backing. I bought a set of European-style convex “blind spot” mirrors to fit for maximum rear…Read more… […]

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The Trump Administration Won’t Push For Cars That Talk To Each Other

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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Now You Can Own Steve Jobs’ BMW Z8 And The Hated Motorola Flip Phone That Came With It

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was seldom seen in a boring car. He owned a Porsche 928 in the 1980s, which supposedly helped inspire the design of the Macintosh 128k, and later in life used a California legal loophole to stay out of having license plates on his string of AMG Mercedes-Benzes. He liked speed and […]

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BMW Doesn’t See A Need For A New Supercar Despite It Being Painfully Obvious

BMW is again considering developing a new high-performance sports car of some sort, something to slot above the current BMW i8 and the upcoming Z4 roadster and new 8 Series. The issue is that the execs just don’t know why they would need to. Here’s a few good reason of why they need to, damn […]

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BMW Doesn’t See A Need For A New Supercar Despite It Being Painfully Obvious

BMW is again considering developing a new high-performance sports car of some sort, something to slot above the current BMW i8 and the upcoming Z4 roadster and new 8 Series. The issue is that the execs just don’t know why they would need to. Here’s a few good reason of why they need to, damn […]

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BMW Doesn’t See A Need For A New Supercar Despite It Being Painfully Obvious

BMW is again considering developing a new high-performance sports car of some sort, something to slot above the current BMW i8 and the upcoming Z4 roadster and new 8 Series. The issue is that the execs just don’t know why they would need to. Here’s a few good reason of why they need to, damn […]

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BMW Headquarters In Europe Raided As Authorities Probe Alleged German Automaker Cartel

Last July, Der Spiegel published something of a bombshell report, alleging that every major German automaker, including BMW, Audi, VW, Porsche, and Daimler, had been running a secret cartel since the 1990s. Today, it was reported that European Union authorities raided BMW headquarters as part of their investigation…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Mini Concept Car Was Developed By Engineering Students At Clemson

Eighteen engineering graduate students from Clemson University debuted a new Mini concept car, which they developed with help from the ArtCenter College of Design in California, at BMW’s U.S. manufacturing grounds in Greer, South Carolina on Saturday. Called the Deep Orange 7 Mini concept, here are all the weird…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Is What A 1985 BMW E30 Looks Like With Just 162 Miles On The Clock

The E30 generation of BMW 3 Series is a great car. Overrated? Yeah, probably. But they’re fun and iconic enough that it’s now incredibly hard to find one that isn’t rusted, modded, stanced, engine-swapped, raced, beaten to death or some combination of those things. We did find one, and if you want it, it’ll cost […]

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This 8,000 Mile BMW M1 Can Be Had For The Price Of Two New Lamborghinis

It’s easy to sometimes get bored with vintage car values. In the last few years it feels like the rare Ferraris air-cooled 911s and BMW E30 M3s and their like have dominated the imaginations and wallets of collectors everywhere; it feels rare to run into something truly original with an eye-raising price. How about an…Read […]

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