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Brand New Jeep Gladiators and Chevy Silverados Destroyed After Train Derails in Nevada

A train carrying at least a dozen new automobiles including Jeep Gladiators, Jeep Wranglers, Chevrolet Silverados, and GMC Sierras derailed Wednesday in Nevada, and the photos of the mangled trucks and SUVs are truly astonishing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Man Working on His Jeep Died After the Vehicle Apparently Fell Off Jacks During California Earthquake: Police

A Nevada man working on his late-1940s Willys CJ-2A died after the vehicle fell off jacks during an earthquake earlier this month, local police believe. This may be the first reported casualty resulting from one of two major earthquakes that hit the Ridgecrest, California region approximately 150 miles northeast of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Precisely Why Mercedes Infamously Flipped Three Times at Le Mans

Toyota won at Le Mans this year, and thankfully, nobody went airborne. But that hasn’t always been the case at Le Mans, especially in the late 1990s. Especially if you’re in a Mercedes CLR. But exactly how that sort of thing happens can be befuddling. After all, don’t race cars look like that precisely so […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot Was Engaged During Another Fatal Crash: Report

Back in March, a Tesla Model 3 crashed into a semi-truck turning onto a Florida highway, killing the driver. After a preliminary investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving technology, was engaged at the time of the fatal crash.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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America’s ‘Most Dangerous Car’ Is Actually Pretty Damn Safe

The automotive research firm iSeeCars.com released a study called “The Most Dangerous Cars in the U.S.” and as a result, a bunch of websites have been running articles with titles like Fatal Attraction: These Are The Deadliest Cars On The Road, which certainly has some nice life-or-death drama to it. Here’s the thing,…Read more… Continue […]

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Mustang Crashes Into Semi Truck in Near Cinematic 360-Degree Spin

There are things you can see with your own eyes and still not believe, like when a fourth-generation Toyota Supra sells for nearly $200,000, or—well, you get the point. This Ford Mustang doing a near cinematic spin in front of a semi in Florida, then driving away like nothing happened, is one of those things. […]

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If You Street Race, You Are Dumb and Bad

Last week, TK2K19 took place outside of Houston, Texas. It’s a legally sanctioned automotive event that features things like drag racing, roll racing, dynoing and meets. It sounded great, but unfortunately a bunch of idiots also decided to hold street racing events of their own outside of the legal boundaries.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Replacing a Bus Wheel with a Giant Log Will Apparently Work in a Pinch

Sometimes when you don’t have a wheel or you do have a wheel but for whatever reason it won’t mount, but you still need to move your vehicle, there’s little choice but to resort to “creative” measures. We’ve already seen the floor-jack method, but this one—simply dragging the broken vehicle, in this case a bus, […]

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