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GM Clay Sculptor Buys The Shittiest Car In The Junkyard And Turns It Into His Son’s Bed

Neil Ottaviano, a clay sculptor at General Motors, bought an amazingly decrepit 1962 Austin Healey Sprite from a Pontiac, Michigan junkyard, and spent months turning it into a bed for his son. The transformation is incredible. Check it out.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Petrolicious Founder Appears To Say Some Dumb Racist Shit Online So Now You Can Stop Pretending To Like Their Videos

I’m sure nearly all of our readers are at least a little bit familiar with Petrolicious, the car-porn site known for making lovely videos of interesting old cars, and maybe also known for making a bit too-precious videos about rich guys and the cars they bought to seem more interesting. Maybe that’s a bit harsh, […]

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I Figured Out What To Do With Ancient Classics When They Finish Going Out Of Style

The classic car market is just as confused as the rest of the economy right now as society weathers the coronavirus pandemic, but one thing’s constant: Fashion is cyclical, and while ’80s and ’90s hardware’s hot right now, older muscle cars are becoming less appealing. That has me thinking even older stuff must be…Read more… […]

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Radwood Is Doing A Show In Cyberspace This Saturday And You Should Join

How long has it been since you went to a car show? If you’re in a northern state, the answer may be since last summer. The current international health climate isn’t exactly conducive to large meetings of like-minded enthusiasts. If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the car scene without leaving your […]

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I Asked A Real Car Color Professional Hard-Hitting Questions About Car Color And Here’s The Result

It’s no secret that our nation—no, our world—is currently in crisis. Despite frivolous distractions like this whole “pandemic” and “global economic shutdown” we all know that the real crisis is the Crisis of Boring Car Colors. I’ve ranted about the tyranny of grays and whites and blacks before—colors the color…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Really Don’t Know How To Feel About Talented Tesla Cybertruck Fans Making Spec Website Designs For Tesla

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a bit conflicted here. Part of me is delighted to see people so excited about a particular car, and to see people using that excitement as a creative springboard. No matter what I think of a given car, I’m not going to shit on someone’s enjoyment of […]

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I Helped Out With A New Car-Focused TV Show That Won’t Be As Terrible As Most Of Them Are

I know we’ve discussed how the state of most car shows you see on mainstream television are generally somewhere between a pizza made from urine-soaked carpet samples and an unexpected, forceful kick in the groin when it comes to quality and enjoyability. We’ve lamented this before, and once even tried our hand at it,…Read more… […]

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Let’s Finally Get To The Bottom Of This: Does Stuart Little Drive A Toy Car Or A Miniature Actual Car?

As you can expect, there’s lots of strange bullshit trending on Twitter at the moment: World War Six, for example, the Corona virus, all kinds of miserable bullshit. There’s also another Tweet that’s generating an awful lot of likes—maybe not quite the scale of the global disaster ones, but still—and it brings up a…Read more… […]

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That Awful Email About An Employee’s Old Car May Not Be Real But I Still Cannot Abide

I should preface this all by saying that I’ve yet to be able to absolutely confirm that this absurd email is real, though the original poster insists that it is. Fundamentally, it’s just a boring email from an HR department to an employee, but the content of the email is deeply insulting, reflecting the worst […]

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That Awful Email About An Employee’s Old Car May Not Be Real But I Still Cannot Abide

I should preface this all by saying that I’ve yet to be able to absolutely confirm that this absurd email is real, though the original poster insists that it is. Fundamentally, it’s just a boring email from an HR department to an employee, but the content of the email is deeply insulting, reflecting the worst […]

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