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Here’s A Reminder That You Can Buy A Motorcycle That Sounds Like A Formula 1 Car

When the Honda CBX Super Sport launched in 1978, it was briefly the fastest motorcycle in the world, wowing reviewers with its speed and elegance. Modern bikes may eclipse it in performance, but the CBX still has the best soundtrack you’ll find on two wheels. One of these Formula 1 car-sounding bikes is up for […]

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These Are The Worst Cars To Ride In As A Passenger

We can’t all be chauffeured round in a Rolls Royce Phantom, surrounded by creature comforts. Sometimes, we’re stuck riding along in a hunk of junk instead.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Semi Truck Drags Sedan Down Illinois Highway

If I hear about a passenger car being involved in a collision with a semi-truck, I’d assume that would be nothing left resembling an automobile. The driver usually doesn’t survive the incident or is seriously injured at best. I would never believe that the driver would be waving out the side window to another car, […]

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This 1982 Honda CX500 Turbo Is Buckwild Engineering At Its Best

Have you ever heard of the phrase “scope creep”? It’s what happens when you don’t lock the requirements down on a project early enough. Everyone starts thinking of little features, bits and pieces that would be neat to include, and suddenly your project’s scope is wildly larger than the original plan. I can’t say for…Read […]

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California Car Dealer Sues BMW And Mercedes Over Lease Buyout Restrictions

If you were leasing a car, there was a time when you could trade that leased car to any dealership instead of giving it back to the brand you got it from. Due to the used car shortage, several automakers are no longer allowing these third-party lease buyouts, and a California luxury car dealer has […]

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The 2022 Honda Civic Si Joins The Dealer Markup Circus

The ink isn’t even dry yet on some reviews of the 2022 Honda Civic Si and dealers are already slapping markups on cars they don’t even have in the showroom. They sit perched at their dealership desks, hungrily rubbing their hands together in anticipation of someone who just has to have the first of something,…Read […]

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I Guess Anyone Can Become The Best Car Mechanic For Just $2.99 Plus Tax

I may be yelling into the void here, but I’m sure there are plenty of you that love cars and don’t understand the entire mechanics of a vehicle. And that’s ok. Not all of us were born from our mothers’ wombs with wrenches in-hand and a need to take everything encountered apart, just to eventually […]

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The Ten Dumbest Car Names Out There

After all the design, engineering and safety testing is done, your meticulously crafted car is going to need a name. For Aston Martin, that almost always begins with a V and conjures up images of mighty viking warriors, with names like Vanquish or Valhalla. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Acura’s Original NSX Is Still The Simplest Automotive Joy

Honda’s New Sports eXperimental absolutely changed the game when it debuted in 1990. It was a beautiful and exotic shape from a company better known for economy cars, with the performance to match. The engineering was so faultless that it dunked on mainstay exotics from Ferrari, Porsche, and Lotus for twenty to forty…Read more… Continue […]

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Drivers Are Feeling The Burn Of High Gas Prices

Gas prices are the highest they’ve been since 2014, dealers love Lexus, and Volvo. All that and more in The Morning Shift for November 30, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2022 Honda Civic Si: A Good Compromise Leaves Everyone Happy

You can tell a lot about a car’s priorities from its seats. Jeep Wrangler seats are hard-wearing, but comfortable enough for those lifestyle buyers. Subaru BRZ seats will hold you tight in a corner, but kill your lower back on long drives. The seats on the new Civic Si? They’re supremely comfortable, but will still…Read […]

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This Bizarre Crash Ends With An SUV Landing Casually Onto Another SUV

Several drivers (and one pedestrian) are extremely lucky to be alive after this crash captured on a dashcam video in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Honda Is Bringing The Hornet Back

Hornet is a storied nameplate in the motorcycle landscape. Well, it is everywhere but here, anyway. Back when the Hornet originally launched back in 1998 Chrysler still held the Hornet name in the U.S. market thanks to a long dead AMC product, so here it was known as the CB600F. Maybe it would have done […]

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The 2022 Honda Navi Is The Bargain Beginner Bike High Gas Prices Will Have You Begging For

If the Honda Grom designers set out to build something that was cheap, efficient, and fun, the design brief for the Navi must have been ‘Cheaper! More efficient!’ and in tiny font at the bottom of the page ‘Not quite as fun.’ The Navi was built as a go-between, with a whole lot of scooter […]

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At $5,500, Could You See Blazing Some New Trails In This 2004 Chevy Blazer?

You can blaze trails and wear a blazer. You could do both — or neither — in today’s Nice Price or No Dice Chevy Blazer, seeing as the model has a rep for being pretty good both off-road and on. What might all that flexibility be worth?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Honda Cars Could Politely Text Pedestrians To Get The Hell Out Of The Way

Honda and Softbank are working together to try to reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians and cars, as the Japanese carmaker tries to make good on its promise of a collision-free society. Honda has been developing its suite of ADAS to that end, but the carmaker is turning to the other half of the…Read […]

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