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Volkswagen Golf VII GTI Dark Edition

Volkswagen Golf VII GTI Dark Edition
While it’s not nearly as tricked out as Volkswagen’s one of a kind Design Vision GTI Concept, we’d still be happy to get behind the wheel of ABT’s upgraded Golf GTI. This blacked-out ride starts out with an amped-up turbo 2.0-liter four which has been fired up from the factory 230hp up to 300hp, resulting in a 5.8second 0-to-62mph time (0.6 seconds better than stock.)
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Better in Snow: All-Wheel Drive or Winter Tires?

Better in Snow: All-Wheel Drive or Winter Tires?
Winter driving is something nearly all of us have to face at some point. Whether you live in Minnesota and end up driving on snowy roads for five months out of the year or whether you live in Georgia and only see snow and ice on a handful of days each winter, it’s important to know how to prepare.
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2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR
Volkswagen has a new model for the 2014 Beetle range: the retro-themed Beetle GSR (German for “Yellow Black Racer”). The limited-edition (3,500 units) model is a re-interpretation of the 1970s GSR and comes with a distinctive yellow and black paint job with the “GSR” lettering on the side skirts.
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2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28 Flies on the Nürburgring

2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28 Flies on the Nürburgring
With a light drizzle falling on the famed 12.9 mile Nürburgring track, the 505 horsepower V8 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 clocks in with an impressive lap time of 7:37.47. That time bests the published times for the Porsche 911, the Lexus LFA, and the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640.
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Parajet Skyrunner Flying Car

Parajet Skyrunner Flying Car
Part all-terrain buggy, part light aircraft, the Parajet Skyrunner is a flying car built on a lightweight, off-road chassis and powered by a Ford 1.0 liter Ecoboost engine. The Skyrunner is a capable vehicle both on the ground, where it has an off-road suspension, and in flight, thanks to its lightweight and reflex paraglider wing, although we’re not sure where you stow the paraglider after you’ve safely landed in front of Starbucks.
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Hankook I-Flex Airless T-Wheel Tires

Hankook I-Flex Airless T-Wheel Tires
One of the biggest safety risks to drivers is the potential for a tire blowout. While today’s tires are more durable than ever, they still can fail catastrophically if they hit a sharp object in the road.
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