Concepts from Future Past: 1970 Mercedes-Benz C111

Concepts from Future Past: 1970 Mercedes-Benz C111
In 1969, Mercedes-Benz unveiled a concept car powered by a Wankel rotary engine: the C 111. Built as a test bed for the unusual engine, the first version of the C 111 had a three-rotor unit with an output of 280hp and a maximum top speed of 161 mph.
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Fixing the Pontiac Aztek

Fixing the Pontiac Aztek
The much-derided Pontial Aztek sits atop many lists for being the ugliest car ever produced. And while it might have had some redeeming qualities, its exterior design most certainly was not one of them. But with a little nip here and a tuck there, could the Aztek have been a much better looking vehicle?
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700hp Aston Martin V12 Speedster Going into Limited Production

700hp Aston Martin V12 Speedster Going into Limited Production
UK automaker Aston Martin has revealed that it’s going back to its roots with a limited-production 2-seater, inspired by its open cockpit racers of yore. Teased only by a sketched outline at this point, the V12 Speedster will pay tribute to Aston’s 1959 LeMans winning DBR1, and will draw upon the CC100 Speedster concept the company showed off back in 2013.
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Sony Vision-S Concept Car Makes Surprise Debut at CES

Sony Vision-S Concept Car Makes Surprise Debut at CES
Consumer electronics maker Sony turned up at CES 2020 with something absolutely nobody was expecting – their very own concept car, known as the Sony Vision-S. Sony built the handsome looking prototype vehicle as a testbed and demonstration platform for some of its many different technologies, from camera sensors to entertainment systems.
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Ford GT90: The Greatest Supercar That Never Was?

Ford GT90: The Greatest Supercar That Never Was?
I kind of consider the 1990s my “lost decade” – I didn’t really care for mainstream music, movies, or cars during most of that period. Sure, there were some outliers like Radiohead, The Matrix, and the Nissan Skyline, but for the most part, it was a pretty crappy decade for most things.
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How to Make Wheels for the World’s Fastest Car

How to Make Wheels for the World’s Fastest Car
The Bloodhound LSR team continues to get closer to their goal of breaking the land speed record in their jet-powered car, recently exceeding 1000 kmh (~628 mph), and closing in nicely on the 763 mph record that was set back in 1997.
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Aston Martin Shows off Triple-Camera Rearview Mirror

Aston Martin Shows off Triple-Camera Rearview Mirror
Ever since the first backup camera turned up on a production vehicle, the use of digital imaging to improve visibility and safety has increases, culminating with vehicles like the GMC Sierra HD, which can be equipped with up to 15 cameras.
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VW Bids Farewell to the Beetle with a Moving Animated Tribute

VW Bids Farewell to the Beetle with a Moving Animated Tribute
After 81 years, the Volkswagen Beetle is no longer being made. First built in 1938, the Type 1 Beetle largely unchanged until 2003, when the “New Beetle” made its debut, and then changing one final time for its third generation in 2011.
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Ford Patent Application Hints at Mustang Windshield That Curves onto Roof

Ford Patent Application Hints at Mustang Windshield That Curves onto Roof
With the reveal of the Mustang Mach-E, Ford has been shaking things up with the Mustang brand of late. Now, it appears that Ford may have something else up its sleeve for the Mustang in the form of a jet fighter inspired windshield for the original muscle car.
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Kuhl Racing Works Up Some Very Cool Looking RAV4s

Kuhl Racing Works Up Some Very Cool Looking RAV4s
Recently surpassing the Camry as Toyota’s best selling car in the U.S., the RAV4 embodies the shift from sedans and hatches to crossovers and SUVs. It drives like a car, but has a higher profile and the versatility of a bigger vehicle.
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Gorgeous 1965 Ford GT40 Replica by Active Power Cars for Sale

Gorgeous 1965 Ford GT40 Replica by Active Power Cars for Sale
While the classic Ford GT40 is an incredible collector’s car, the fact is that they’re incredibly rare and expensive, and have zero in the way of modern conveniences. On the other hand, this replica 1965 GT40 by Active Power Cars looks every bit as awesome as Ford’s original race car, but is equipped with a modern drivetrain and interior. This particular car is up for sale from Michigan’s Vanguard Motor Sports at the moment, and features a sweet metallic blue paint with grey racing stripes.
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From the Vaults: 1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am

From the Vaults: 1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am
There’s no question that the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is one of the most iconic cars of the 1970s and 1980s. After all, it was the car that Burt Reynolds and Sally Field used to evade the fuzz in Smokey and the Bandit.
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Watch Rivian’s Electric Pickup Truck Turn Like a Tank

Watch Rivian’s Electric Pickup Truck Turn Like a Tank
EV startup Rivian is readying its first production electric trucks, and they look quite impressive. Its R1T and R1S trucks will be available in a four-motor configuration, which has the potential to provide better traction control and off-road ability than traditional four-wheel drive systems.
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The 10 Best Cartoon Cars

The 10 Best Cartoon Cars
I have a tendency to prefer actual cars to the ones found in cartoons, but there is something to be said for vehicles like George Jetson’s flying car, or the beach-ready Speed Buggy. In this clip from WatchMojo, they pick their top 10 favorite cars from animated television and movies – excluding cartoon representations of real-world cars.
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PAL-V Liberty Flying Car Heading to the Skies in 2021

PAL-V Liberty Flying Car Heading to the Skies in 2021
Of the many things we were promised as kids were jetpacks, self-lacing shoes, and cars that could fly. While there have been a number of attempts to create and produce flying vehicles, most of them have never made it past the prototype stage.
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