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At $12,900, Does This 1966 Ford Mustang Wagon Deliver?

Plenty of people took issue with Ford’s side-glance branding of its four-door electric car as a Mustang. If you’re among those naysayers, then turn away from today’s Nice Price or No Dice custom Mustang panel wagon. If, however, you’re ok with all things Mustang, then read on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Boomer Car Dealer Kicks Off His Doomed Governor Bid With A Cheap Shot At This Excellent Yugo

I know lots of people don’t want politics in their car blogs, and I get that. So I’m going to try to keep this about the cars as much as I can. But I think this needs to be addressed, because there’s a candidate for governor of the Great State of Michigan that’s basing his […]

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Finally A Chart That Shows When Porsche 911s Were Most And Least Expensive

We’ve been writing a lot about the 2022 Porsche 911 because, well, it’s the new Porsche 911. Of course we’re going to write about it. One thing that caught my attention about this rear-engined mainstay is that the price for the car now starts at $101,200. The 2021 started at $99,200, which means this year […]

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GM Now Says Heated Seats Might Be Retrofitted In 2022 And Forget About That $500 Discount: Report

Automotive News reported days ago that GM would not be offering heated seats on many of its highest-selling models and trims, including Chevy Silverados, GMC Sierras, and several SUVs because of the chip shortage, with a discount of up to $500 in exchange. Now, apparently, there is some hope that that feature might be…Read more… […]

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At $5,200, Would You Go For Baroque In This 1982 Maserati Quattroporte?

Classic luxury motoring doesn’t get much classier than today’s Nice Price or No Dice Maserati Quattroporte. Some minor repairs are all that is needed to make this big sedan a serious contender. That is if the cost of entry isn’t too high.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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At $5,200, Would You Go For Baroque In This 1982 Maserati Quattroporte?

Classic luxury motoring doesn’t get much classier than today’s Nice Price or No Dice Maserati Quattroporte. Some minor repairs are all that is needed to make this big sedan a serious contender. That is if the cost of entry isn’t too high.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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At $5,200, Would You Go For Baroque In This 1982 Maserati Quattroporte?

Classic luxury motoring doesn’t get much classier than today’s Nice Price or No Dice Maserati Quattroporte. Some minor repairs are all that is needed to make this big sedan a serious contender. That is if the cost of entry isn’t too high.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Forget The F-150 Lightning, The E-Transit Is The Real Ford EV For The People

Ford is going hard on its electric vehicles. In addition to hybrid-powered Mavericks and Explorers, the American automaker is in the midst of rolling out a range of fully electric cars and trucks. And next year, its most exciting offering will hit dealerships.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Blip: Meeting Time At The Log Office

Ever wondered where the expression “log on” came from? Of course you have! You’re human, or close enough. Well, saying you’ve “logged on” to mean you’re into some system, ready to work, comes from an Italian craze in the late 1950s known as tronco d’albero ufficio or, in English, log office. A postwar boom building…Read […]

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Mini Is Downsizing Its 15 Trillion Different Combinations

Mini, because it is owned by BMW, is the kind of automaker that is really into offering options, like nine-different-colors-of-the-base-Convertible level of options, and the colors are more than just different shades of gray. This is the BMW and Mini way, though it sounds like the BMW and Mini way is changing.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here Are The Cars That Come With The Weirdest Stereotypes

Public opinion, especially when it comes to cars can be strong. Sometimes those opinions form stereotypes that are either weird or unfounded based solely on well, opinion. The only way one can discover the truth behind the look, is experience the vehicle for themselves. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I’ve Got The Perfect Cover Story For That Chinese Knockoff EV Beetle

As someone with a lifelong love of the original Volkswagen Beetle and a general, even amiable disregard for the overall welfare of large corporations, I was excited to see the delightfully brazen knockoffs of the old-school VW Beetle designs by the Chinese EV brand Ora, with their wonderfully-named Punk Cat and Ballet…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’ve Got The Perfect Cover Story For That Chinese Knockoff EV Beetle

As someone with a lifelong love of the original Volkswagen Beetle and a general, even amiable disregard for the overall welfare of large corporations, I was excited to see the delightfully brazen knockoffs of the old-school VW Beetle designs by the Chinese EV brand Ora, with their wonderfully-named Punk Cat and Ballet…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’ve Got The Perfect Cover Story For That Chinese Knockoff EV Beetle

As someone with a lifelong love of the original Volkswagen Beetle and a general, even amiable disregard for the overall welfare of large corporations, I was excited to see the delightfully brazen knockoffs of the old-school VW Beetle designs by the Chinese EV brand Ora, with their wonderfully-named Punk Cat and Ballet…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Strange Tiny British Kit Car Has Some Wild Brochure Art

I’ll admit that what drew me to this particular car wasn’t as much the car itself, which resembles a number of ‘70s-era low-volume wedge shaped weirdos like the three-wheeled Bond Bug or the early EV ComutaCar, but rather the art of the brochure, which has some of the most wonderfully unhinged illustrations of a car…Read […]

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Becoming A ‘Ducking’ Jeep Wrangler Owner

It’s been several months, and I think I’ve finally reached a point where I no longer laugh or make fun of my husband while on the road (I swear I’m not throwing him under the bus).Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Becoming A ‘Ducking’ Jeep Wrangler Owner

It’s been several months, and I think I’ve finally reached a point where I no longer laugh or make fun of my husband while on the road (I swear I’m not throwing him under the bus).Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ford’s Latest Mustang Special Edition Is A Dumb Stick-On Vent

Ford announced a slew of special editions for the Mustang today. There’s a Heritage Edition for the GT500, adding such exclusive benefits as “stripes” and “a different silver-blue color.” There’s an even more expensive Heritage Edition, where the stripes are hand-painted. And then, for the four-cylinder, there’s this:…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here Are The Normal Cars You Get Excited To See When Traveling Abroad

Remember: slow cars can be fun too, especially in other countries where they’re still a thing. You’ll probably have more fun being handed the rental keys to some subcompact with a 1.3 liter, 98 horsepower diesel and a manual, than you would blasting down the autobahn in some supercar. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here Are The Normal Cars You Get Excited To See When Traveling Abroad

Remember: slow cars can be fun too, especially in other countries where they’re still a thing. You’ll probably have more fun being handed the rental keys to some subcompact with a 1.3 liter, 98 horsepower diesel and a manual, than you would blasting down the autobahn in some supercar. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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