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Airstrip Attack 5

Airstrip Attack 5
We’ve always wanted to take our cars out on a runway to see how fast we can drive them flat out. If you’re curious to know what the experience is like, check out this awesome footage captured by Team English Racing at the recent Shift-S3ctor Airstrip Attack 5 race in Coalinga, CA.
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Audi 200 Snow Drifting and Jumping

Audi 200 Snow Drifting and Jumping
Strap yourself in for a wild ride in this old Audi 200 Turbo as it takes to the snow-covered slopes and throws the white stuff every which way. Driver James Huovila (we think that’s his name) throws caution to the wind as he pulls powdered donuts and powerslides, then takes his car uphill and downhill for the real fun.
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MINI Malaysia Does Gymkhana

MINI Malaysia Does Gymkhana
While the stock, 192hp Mini Cooper S in this video from MINI Malaysia isn’t going to keep up with Ken Block’s tricked-out Ford Fiesta, this action clip of the tiny car taking on a team of four action stunt performers still offers ample entertainment value, with plentiful donuts and sharp turns.
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Rare Ford GT40 MK1 Hits eBay

Rare Ford GT40 MK1 Hits eBay
The original Ford GT40 (not to be confused with the 21st century remake) is arguably the most special vehicle that Ford ever created. It was a monster on the racetrack, and a feast for the eyes.
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Fast & Furious Car Chase Tribute Done with R/C Cars

Fast & Furious Car Chase Tribute Done with R/C Cars
As a fan tribute to Paul Walker and the forthcoming Fast and Furious 7, Vax Studio created this video which picks up where Fast and Furious 6 left off. But in this case, the scene was shot entirely with scale model remote-control cars.
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13 Year-Old Rally Driver Can Outdrive You

13 Year-Old Rally Driver Can Outdrive You
Most of us don’t even get behind the wheel of our parent’s SUV until we’re 16 or so. And when we’re 8, we’re still playing with our Hot Wheels. But in the case of one Finnish boy, he got his first real rally car at that age, and has been honing his skills for the last five years.
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Ford Chops up a 2015 Mustang

Ford Chops up a 2015 Mustang
As was previously revealed, Ford is placing a brand new 2015 Mustang atop the Empire State Building during the 2014 New York Auto Show. Unfortunately, to get to the roof, they need to fit the car into an elevator that’s just 36-inches-wide.
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Do you want to get your car showroom clean? Then look no further than the awesome car care products of Dr. Beasley’s. Their premium car care line includes a comprehensive lineup of specialized cleaning, protection and detailing products hand-created to keep your car looking amazing.
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Volvo’s Inflatable Child Seat Concept: Deflate and Stow

Volvo’s Inflatable Child Seat Concept: Deflate and Stow
If you’ve got young children, you know how much of a pain it can be to travel with a child seat for your car. The seats are bulky, and take up valuable space in your vehicle when not in use.
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BMW Bringing OLED Lighting to Market

BMW Bringing OLED Lighting to Market
BMW will be the first car company to introduce laser headlights to the automobile market when it rolls out the BMW i8 later this year. But the German automaker isn’t stopping there and has just announced the development of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology for use in its vehicles in the future. 
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All the Best Racetracks in One Image

All the Best Racetracks in One Image
From Albert Park and Phillip Island in Australia to the giant 13-mile Nürburgring to legendary tracks like Laguna Seca, Daytona, Watkins Glen and even the Top Gear Test Track, artist Matt Dunlop has tried to capture the best racetracks around the world and represent them to scale on this one image.
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Jackie Chan Lamborghini Aventador on Auction

Jackie Chan Lamborghini Aventador on Auction
As part of a celebration of Chinese actor Jackie Chan’s 60th birthday, a special Jackie Chan Edition Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 will be put up for auction with the proceeds going to charity. The car comes in a titanium grey finish with black wheels and includes Chinese characters embroidered on the headrest representing the actor’s name.
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Havana Motor Club

Havana Motor Club
Filmmaker Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and his team are currently working on Havana Motor Club, a documentary about the drag-racing community in Cuba. The film follows the quest for a group of Cuban men who are on a quest to hold the first legal drag race in the country since the Revolution in 1959.
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Tour the Pagani Factory in Google Street View

Tour the Pagani Factory in Google Street View
Google Street View adds another tour to their mapping of supercar manufacturers (we previously saw the McLaren Technology Centre), this time with the Pagani workshop and showroom in in Modena, Italy. Now you can dream of your next Pagani supercar or take a look at Pagani’s racing history from the comfort of your living room.
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Gran Turismo Recreates Real-World Driving in Game

Gran Turismo Recreates Real-World Driving in Game
Toyota’s new Sports Drive Logger, which goes on sale on June 2, 2014, allows drivers to capture detailed performance information, including GPS position, vehicle speed, engine revolutions, accelerator pedal stroke, steering angle, brake operation signals, and more in real time while driving.
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