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1969 Lamborghini Miura S ‘Jota’ up for Auction

1969 Lamborghini Miura S ‘Jota’ up for Auction
The Lamborghini Miura is arguably one of the most beautiful and iconic supercars ever designed. They’re exceptionally rare and prized by collectors, thanks to their amazing styling and designation as “the world’s first supercar.” This particular specimen is painted in an eye-catching and fiery orange, with grey and black trim.
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From the Vaults: 1979 Toyota Supra Commercial

From the Vaults: 1979 Toyota Supra Commercial
While there’s no question that the Toyota Celica Supra has a huge following, and gearheads everywhere are waiting with bated breath for Toyota to reboot the nameplate with a 21st century version. The Supra has become one of the great tuner cars of all time, with some people pushing modded Supras to times under 9 seconds on the drag strip.
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Doing Donuts in the Hamann BMW M6

Doing Donuts in the Hamann BMW M6
Hamann is known for their impressive performance tuning packages for BMWs, Ferraris, Lambos, Porsches and Range Rovers among other things, and in this video you’ll see and hear just what sort of torque and power you get for your money with their nearly 700hp BMW M6 E63 upgrade package.
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The Origins of Car Names

The Origins of Car Names
While many cars have straightforward names like “Mustang” or “Cougar”, there are many more that have names with less obvious origins. In this video from Mental Floss, host John Green walks us through the unusual stories behind the names of 36 vehicles and brands.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1955 Lincoln Futura

Concepts from Future Past: 1955 Lincoln Futura
It’s not often that a concept car has as much influence on popular culture as the 1955 Lincoln Futura. After all, it served as the basis for the Batmobile from the late 1960s Batman TV series with Adam West and Burt Ward.
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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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Win $300+ of Dr. Beasley’s Premium Car Care Products!

Win $300+ of Dr. Beasley’s Premium Car Care Products!
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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