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Why It’s Cool And Interesting That Spoon Is Making ‘Stock’ Parts For Old Civics

Humble sport compact cars that were popular tuning platforms in the early 2000s are now having a renaissance as collector’s items. The aftermarket for cars like this has always been pretty robust, but Spoon’s Timeless Collection signifies a new phase of evolution for this scene.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2020 Toyota Prius Actually Looks A Lot Better With This Fake Ferrari Bodykit

Just when the RAV4 finally ascended to a new level of pseudo-toughness with a Tacomaesque grimace, Japanese tuner Albermo went and made a knockoff Lamborghini Urus-looking body kit for it which is actually amazing. Amazinger still though, is the fake Ferrari face that Albermo makes for your Prius.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2020 Toyota Prius Actually Looks A Lot Better With This Fake Ferrari Bodykit

Just when the RAV4 finally ascended to a new level of pseudo-toughness with a Tacomaesque grimace, Japanese tuner Albermo went and made a knockoff Lamborghini Urus-looking body kit for it which is actually amazing. Amazinger still though, is the fake Ferrari face that Albermo makes for your Prius.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2020 Toyota Prius Actually Looks A Lot Better With This Fake Ferrari Bodykit

Just when the RAV4 finally ascended to a new level of pseudo-toughness with a Tacomaesque grimace, Japanese tuner Albermo went and made a knockoff Lamborghini Urus-looking body kit for it which is actually amazing. Amazinger still though, is the fake Ferrari face that Albermo makes for your Prius.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Honda Civic Type R’s New Features For 2020 Explained

The Honda Civic Type R is a driving enthusiast darling because it’s fast and a lot of fun to drive. This generation of the car’s getting its first real revisions for the 2020 model year, so let’s break down what’s been announced and parse what’s important.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Afro Pick 2Fast 2Furious Supra Was Inspired By Something Way Cooler

The graphic on the side of the butterscotch Toyota Supra in 2Fast 2Furious was an afro pick. And if that blows your mind, wait ’til you see how the studio faked a whole engine for the stunt cars. The main prop car though was actually pretty impressively built, even if it wasn’t set up to […]

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The Afro Pick 2Fast 2Furious Supra Was Inspired By Something Way Cooler

The graphic on the side of the butterscotch Toyota Supra in 2Fast 2Furious was an afro pick. And if that blows your mind, wait ’til you see how the studio faked a whole engine for the stunt cars. The main prop car though was actually pretty impressively built, even if it wasn’t set up to […]

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This Obscure RENNTech Mercedes C38 Was A Really Sweet $1,000 Auction Find

Alex Palmeri, a YouTuber with a penchant for buying neat old Mercedes-Benzes nobody wants, says he picked up a $1,000 C-Class that’s actually a rare and special tuner car. The RENNtech C38 wasn’t something I’d ever heard of, but it turns out this W203 does have an interesting pedigree.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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There’s More to the Fast and Furious Jetta’s Backstory Than Its Invisible Brake Calipers

A MKIII Volkswagen Jetta apparently wasn’t The Fast and The Furious Technical Director Craig Lieberman’s first choice for what would be known as Jesse’s car–it was originally going to be an E36 BMW M3. But the Jetta’s origin story and post-Hollywood life is also pretty interesting.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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That Ridiculous S2000 Jump From 2Fast 2Furious Was More Impressive Than You Might Have Realized

I remember cringing in the movie theatre watching Suki’s pink Honda S2000 sail across the sky while she screamed “Yeah, smack that ass!” But after seeing some new-old behind the scenes 2Fast 2Furious footage, the stunt’s cool on a whole new level. Did you know that was a remote-controlled car on a real ramp?Read more… […]

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