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Madagascar’s Homegrown Auto Industry Is Fascinating

While most of the cars we tend to encounter on a daily basis are made by huge, global corporations, it’s important to remember that there’s interesting cars being put together all over the world, including places that one doesn’t normally associate with automobile production. Madagascar is one of those places. As an…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This May Be One Of The Weirdest Car Auctions Ever

We’ve written about lots of car auctions here, including some that included really unusual and interesting selections of cars. But if your goal is to get the absolute weirdest, most obscure, bonkersest cars possible, I’m not sure there’s ever been a better auction for you than the one the Western Washington University…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Have You Ever Owned A W8 Passat, The Most Infamously Unreliable VW?

I don’t know if the W8 Passat was as unreliable as everyone remembers it to be, or if it was only that people who expected something approaching Camry-grade reliability from what was a reasonably exotic vehicle got loudly turned off by it. But I just know some of you out there have owned these things.Read […]

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This Three-Wheeled Log Cabin Of A Car Was Supposed To Be Everywhere

The Martin Stationette was pitched as the American economy car of the future. It was supposed to make our lives better, our roads clearer, but only one prototype was ever built. That’s probably for the best. On this week’s episode of Jason Drives (I am writing the post for it because Jason is off doing stupid […]

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This Mystery Soviet Amphibious Vehicle Is Like The Colossal War-Isetta Of Your Dreams

Do you have recurring fantasies about transforming a humble Isetta into an octo-wheeled behemoth that can drive over or through anything, even water? And using that beast to make everyone who’s ever crossed you pay? Of course you have; you’re human. You’re also in luck, because such a vehicle exists, and it’s been…Read more… Continue […]

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