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Dodge Challenger Hellcat Driver Gets Pulled Over At 160 MPH

Indiana State Police pulled over a 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat for going more than twice the speed limit on a toll road Tuesday, clocked at at 160 mph, as the department said in a statement. The driver purportedly told an officer he was “just trying to get to Maryland.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Cop Doesn’t Mind You Doing A Wheelie Through The City

This video of a motorcyclist riding one long-ass wheelie through St. Louis has been floating around for a day or so. Since the clip opens with the bike next to a cop car, you might think it’s about to be skull-cracking time. But surprisingly the police appear to be uncharacteristically pro-wheelie here.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Heroic Lawmaker Wants To Rid Rhode Island Of Speed Cameras

A state representative in Rhode Island wants to get rid of speed cameras entirely after municipal courts were flooded with hundreds of motorists protesting tickets issued by new school zone speed cameras in Providence, reports the Associated Press. Rep. Anthony Giarrusso introduced legislation last week that would…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Former NASCAR Driver Rick Crawford Attempted To Pay For Sex With A 12-Year-Old Girl: Cops 

A complaint filed with a U.S. District Court in Florida accuses former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford of trying to pay for sex with a minor, a fictitious 12-year-old girl used in a police investigation. Crawford was taken into custody upon arriving for the encounter, where he thought he was meeting the girl’s father.Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s What Ferrari’s Odometer Rollback Mess Could Mean For The Car World

About a year ago, we reported a lawsuit that accused Ferrari authorizing a Florida dealer of illegally rolling back odometers on its cars. Now, this week, Ferrari admitted to knowingly allowing its dealers do this for certain owners, which is highly illegal and could screw the entire used Ferrari market. Here’s what…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Are Electrics The New Manuals Of Car Theft? Have We Stooped This Low? Is This Our Society Now?

The Austin American-Statesman reports that, according to an arrest affidavit, a man in jail near Austin tried to steal a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt after a confrontation at a stop sign on Saturday. The confrontation apparently involved some yelling, a machete and confusion—confusion about how to drive an electric car.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ferrari Admits To Knowingly Allowing Dealers To Change Odometers On Used Ferraris

You may recall that last year we reported on a lawsuit from a longtime Ferrari salesperson that alleged that Ferrari authorized the use of devices that could roll back the odometers of used Ferraris, dramatically (and illegally) increasing their value. Now, according to a report by the Daily Mail, there’s evidence…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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