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Jaguar: British Villains

Jaguar: British Villains
The minute-long version of Jaguar’s #GoodToBeBad commercial for the 2014 Super Bowl takes on the trope that all good movie villains are Brits, hoping we’ll draw the conclusion that their new British-built F-Type R Coupe is just as dastardly as Tom Hiddleston, Mark Strong and Sir Ben Kingsley combined.
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How Did MINI and John Cooper Become a Thing?

How Did MINI and John Cooper Become a Thing?
In this fascinating video, XCAR takes a look at who John Cooper was and how he became affiliated with MINI. Of course, Cooper’s name is all over the MINI line today, with the MINI Cooper and MINI’s sport-line John Cooper Works MINI.
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Learn How to Drift in a Volkswagen Golf R

Learn How to Drift in a Volkswagen Golf R
You may not be the next Ken Block, but if you want to spend your winter days practicing your drifting on the ice, check out this short video featuring Volkswagen Experience Chief Instructor Martin Escher. He walks through the basics of drifting from hand position to where to keep your eyes to shifting the car’s weight from back to front.
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Amazon Delivers a Nissan Versa Note in a Box

Amazon Delivers a Nissan Versa Note in a Box
Nissan recently pulled off an interesting marketing stunt when they delivered an entire car to a customer in a nontraditional manner. One morning, a giant Amazon box rolled through snowy Madison, Wisconsin on the back of a flatbed.
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2014 Corvette Stingray: Machine

2014 Corvette Stingray: Machine
We’re not certain if this commercial for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is slated for Super Bowl Sunday, but that doesn’t really matter. Watch it right now, and enjoy this beautiful car in an ad campaign that is gloriously bereft of celebrities, talking babies, or any other song and dance.
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Take a Lap of Road America in a 1965 427 Corvette

Take a Lap of Road America in a 1965 427 Corvette
Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin is one of the country’s great road circuits. First established in 1955, Road America carries on the tradition of races that used to occur around the old Elkhart Lake road course.
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64 Years of Formula 1: The Interstellar Trailer

64 Years of Formula 1: The Interstellar Trailer
The trailer for the upcoming science fiction film, Interstellar, features Matthew McConaughey’s inspiring words about the brave men and women who are about to partake on an incredible interstellar voyage. Marcel at Racing In Slow Motion used McConaughey’s words and set them to imagery depicting the history of Formula 1 racing.
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Off Road in an All-Electric Land Rover Defender

Off Road in an All-Electric Land Rover Defender
Robert Llewellyn is a British comedian and TV host who is also an electric car and alternative energy enthusiast. His YouTube program, Fully Charged, focuses on the world of electric cars and renewable energy. In this episode, Llewellyn discusses his love for the Land Rover Defender he drove for nearly 20 years while going for a drive in an all-electric Defender which he takes for a bit of off-road adventure.
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Kia K900 Super Bowl Ad Enters The Matrix

Kia K900 Super Bowl Ad Enters The Matrix
It’s Super Bowl week, so all of the car companies’ big budget commercials are starting to surface online. One of our early favorites is this wacky tribute to The Matrix, which Kia put together to promote its swanky new 2015 K900 luxury car.
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The 2014 BMW M3 and M4 Hit the Track

The 2014 BMW M3 and M4 Hit the Track
Having ditched the M3’s powerful and great-sounding V8 for a more powerful turbocharged 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder that produces a total of 420 horsepower, BMW took the new 2014 M3 and its two-door sister, the 2014 M4, onto the track in this video.
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Inside the Bloodhound SSC: 1000mph or Bust!

Inside the Bloodhound SSC: 1000mph or Bust!
The current land-speed record for a vehicle was set all the way back in 1997 by pilot Andy Green and his ThrustSSC turbofan-powered car. It was the first supersonic ride on wheels, with his top speed hitting over 763mph over the course of one mile.
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Building the Audi R8 V10 Plus

Building the Audi R8 V10 Plus
/DRIVE had the opportunity to take a tour of the Audi quattro GmbH factory where all Audi R8s come together. Beginning with the all-aluminum body – which is made up of extruded, cast, and sheet metal aluminum – the R8 begins to take shape.
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Nissan Juke-R Tears up the Drag Strip in Greece

Nissan Juke-R Tears up the Drag Strip in Greece
The Nissan Juke-R is already an impressive upgrade to the little crossover SUV, but what happens when you drop a 750 horsepower engine in it (and replace the majority of the drivetrain) and send it to compete at the Unlim 500+ Europe Destination Greece drag races?
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Backwards Car Race, Backwards

Backwards Car Race, Backwards
There used to be a race on Holland in which cars drove the Zandvoort Circuit backwards. If that’s not strange enough, here’s some race footage that’s been played backwards, which makes the race look almost normal.
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Jaguar Factory Tour: Circa 1961

Jaguar Factory Tour: Circa 1961
While most of today’s cars are built using a combination of robots and human labor, the robots are clearly winning. Even back in the 1960s, machines provided automotive builders with a helping hand, though workers certainly played a bigger role than they do today.
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