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Video: Ken Box 2 is cardboard drifting greatness

Filed under: Performance, Etc., Racing, Videos If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Ken Block must spend a lot of time blushing. At this point, the videos online that parody or take inspiration from the drifter’s Gymkhana series vastly outnumber his authentic output. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, though, as some of [...]

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Chevy Chaparral 2X Concept

Unlike previously¬†unveiled Gran Turismo 6 concept cars, the Chevrolet Chaparral 2X VGT is as fictional as it gets. It’s powered by a non-existent laser-based engine and is worn like a wingsuit, with the driver lying on his belly. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Video: Chaos ensues in pileup at Macau tin-top race

Filed under: Motorsports, China, Etc., Videos, Humor, Racing Touring car grids around the world have been growing at suitably rapid pace. The British Touring Car Championship has been fielding record numbers of entries, DTM and V8 Supercars both have more manufacturers participating than they have had in years, the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship has brought [...]

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Rumormill: Jaguar to go racing with F-Type GT3?

Filed under: Motorsports, Jaguar, Racing Most British automakers have some manner of racing program. Aston Martin, Lotus and McLaren race as a matter of course. Bentley recently got back into racing, Morgan has dabbled here and there, even Land Rover has its off-road racing programs. The only one, it seems, that isn’t racing these days [...]

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Los Angeles: Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo could only work in a video game [w/video]

Filed under: Concept Cars, LA Auto Show, Videos, Chevrolet, Toys/Games, Racing, Design/Style There’s something wondrous about the Vision Gran Turismo series of concepts that has let companies go wild with completely imaginary concepts for Gran Turismo. For Chevrolet’s crack at the idea, it has taken a page out of its performance past with the Chaparral [...]

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Los Angeles: Chevy Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept blends the past and the future [w/video]

Filed under: LA Auto Show, Motorsports, Chevrolet, Racing, Design/Style The Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo is the rare concept car that salutes a seminal moment in history, yet also borders on science fiction. Revealed Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the concept uses the name of one of Chevy‘s historic racing partnerships, with [...]

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Video: Ken Block returns to terrorize LA in Gymkhana 7

Filed under: Aftermarket, Classics, Coupe, Videos, Ford, Specialty, Racing Ken Block is back with his heavily modified Ford Mustang, and he’s taking to the streets of sunny Los Angeles for the seventh installment of his traditionally insane, drift-tastic Gymkhana videos. We covered Block’s all-wheel-drive, 845-horsepower Mustang a few weeks back during the annual SEMA extravaganza [...]

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U-Turn: What you missed on 11.14.14

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Cadillac, GM, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury, Racing, Technology OMG, AMG! It’s here, you guys – our first test of the highly anticipated 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT. Senior Editor Seyth Miersma put the slick new coupe through its paces on road and track in northern California and came away pretty darn impressed with Merc’s [...]

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Video: This Mercedes Silver Arrow image started out like A-ha’s ‘Take On Me’ music video

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Europe, Videos, Mercedes-Benz, Racing The image above might look like a fairly interesting painting of some old Mercedes-Benz grand prix cars getting, but in reality, it showcases far more than just paint on canvas. To celebrate this year’s 80th anniversary of its Silver Arrows racecars, Mercedes commissioned some very talented digital [...]

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Video: Watch this 118-mph golf cart blow away the world record

Filed under: Motorsports, Videos, Specialty, Racing People strive to find a way to make just about anything fast. After all, there’s a whole series dedicated to racing lawnmowers. Still, there’s just something absurdly fun about watching a vehicle that shouldn’t have much performance go rocketing down a drag strip – like this speedy golf cart. [...]

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Video: MotorWeek revisits Audi’s iconic Quattro

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Audi, Racing The Subaru WRX, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and just about every other all-wheel-drive performance car owes something to the legendary Audi Quattro, a model that was far more successful on the motorsports scene than it was in the showroom. Despite its modest sales, the UrQuattro still looms large [...]

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