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Google Shows Tiny Prototype Driverless Car

Google Shows Tiny Prototype Driverless Car
Google has been working on autonomous vehicle technology for several years now, and even has had its self-driving cars on public streets. But up until now, its cars have entirely been based on modified production vehicles.
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Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Polizia

Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Polizia
The Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 is one sweet looking and able-bodied beast, and with a 610hp, V10 engine and a top speed of 205mph, it can probably outrun just about any police car – at least outside of Dubai.
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Sand Dune Buggy Racing in Dubai

Sand Dune Buggy Racing in Dubai
Given the vast expanses of sand surrounding the United Arab Emirates, there’s no wonder that playing with cars and off-roaders in the sand dunes is a favorite pastime in the area. In this spectacular video from Team BlackSheep, they use their flying drones to capture Team EZBA in their Funco Motorsports dune buggies tearing up the sand.
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The World’s Fastest Camera Car

The World’s Fastest Camera Car
It’s always tricky to film high-speed chases on film and TV, as the trucks used to capture the scenes are typically not as fast as the cars they’re following, and they’re usually not as good at cornering.
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Porsche Exclusive Boxster S in Riviera Blue

Porsche Exclusive Boxster S in Riviera Blue
Fans of the Porsche Boxster now have a new object of desire, courtesy of Porsche Exclusive, the German automaker’s customization division. We’re particularly enamored of the Riviera Blue paintjob – which is reminiscent of the fantastic Grabber Blue on the Ford Mustang.
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Infographic: The Fiat 500 Through the Years

Infographic: The Fiat 500 Through the Years
Fiat began making the Fiat 500 way back in 1957 when it first introduced the iconic 1957 Cinquecento. Fiat recently paid tribute to that car with a limited edition version of the newest Fiat 500. The Thames Motor Group looks back at the 500’s history with this infographic tracing the car back to its 1957 roots.
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Local Motors Rally Fighter for Sale

Local Motors Rally Fighter for Sale
Local Motors is known for building unique and highly capable off-road vehicles. As it turns out, they’re also known for pushing the limits of manufacturing, building one Rally Fighter in just five days at the at the International Manufacturing Technology Show and they are planning to 3D print and assemble another Rally Fighter at the 2014 IMTS.
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What It’s Like to Own a Tesla Model S

What It’s Like to Own a Tesla Model S
(NSFW: Language) The Oatmeal put together this amusing cartoon depicting life with a Tesla Model S, a car we love and always enjoy when we get to sit behind the wheel. The graphic was put together by a cartoonist who has owned a Model S for about seven months and driven over 4,000 miles.
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Turning a Car around Inside a Van

Turning a Car around Inside a Van
To demonstrate the capacious cargo space of its 2015 Transit vans, Ford drove the world’s smallest production car, the Peel P50, into its 487 cubic foot cargo area. While that in and of itself isn’t that impressive, what they did next was pretty nuts.
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The Ugliest Concept Cars of All Time

The Ugliest Concept Cars of All Time
While concept cars are often thought of as futuristic objects of desire, often times the designs are so “outside of the box” that they just end up being awful. These cars may have innovative features or design attributes, but they all have one thing in common – they’re so ugly that you’d need to tie a steak around their bumpers to get a dog to chase them.
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Help Lexus Name the New Color for the RC F

Help Lexus Name the New Color for the RC F
The Lexus RC F Coupe is an all-new 450+ horsepower sports coupe that we first saw at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. This car should prove to be nothing but a blur going down the road, considering its pedigree and the inspiration derived from the Lexus LFA supercar, but Lexus is still concerned about coming up with the proper name for the new color they’ve created for the car.
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Dream Cars Exhibit at High Museum of Art Atlanta

Dream Cars Exhibit at High Museum of Art Atlanta
If you’re headed to the great city of Atlanta this summer, you should make time to stop by a new exhibit coming to the High Museum of Art. The Dream Cars exhibit, which opens on May 21, 2014 and runs through September 7, showcases some of the most innovative and beautiful car designs created from 1932 to today.
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The IMCDB

The IMCDB
When you want to know who starred in or directed a movie or television, there’s the IMDB. But what if you want to know what cars were in a motion picture or TV show? Look no further than the IMCDB (the Internet Movie CARS Database.)
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BMW DesignworksUSA’s Solar Carport Concept

BMW DesignworksUSA’s Solar Carport Concept
BMW’s DesignworksUSA group is showing off their lightweight concept design for a solar-powered charging carport. We prefer it with the BMW i8 parked inside, but the smaller i3 is also a great car and looks right at home under the canopy.
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Project CARS: Astounding Realism Comes to Games

Project CARS: Astounding Realism Comes to Games
Project CARS is an upcoming racing video game that brings realism to a whole new level. We recently saw a comparison in Gran Turismo 6 showing just how realistic the tracks and cars are rendered in that game, but when you look at Project CARS it’s simply incredible what the developers have achieved.
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