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December 20, 2013

Shelby 427 Competition Cobra up for Auction

Shelby 427 Competition Cobra up for Auction
While Dick Lang’s Cobra-taunting Z06 is headed to auction in January, it turns out you’ll be able to grab one of those rare early 60’s Shelby Cobras from the same racing era at the very same auction.…
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December 20, 2013

Nissan ZEOD RC Hybrid Le Mans Racer Hits the Track

Nissan ZEOD RC Hybrid Le Mans Racer Hits the Track
Autosport managed to score a very special face-to-face with Nissan’s hybrid electric ZEOD RC Le Mans race car on the track.  UK Formula 3 racer Jann Mardenborough was the lucky driver who got to sit behind the controls.…
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December 20, 2013

Renault Creates Life-size Slot-car Track in London

Renault Creates Life-size Slot-car Track in London
Scalextric has been building 1:32 scale slot-car racing sets since 1957, but we doubt they’ve ever created any set quite like this. Renault created a full-size, 1.9 mile long, electric slot-car set on the streets of London, with two of its electric ZOE cars zipping around in the slots.…
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December 20, 2013

Kia to Debut 2+2 Concept Sports Car in Detroit

Kia to Debut 2+2 Concept Sports Car in Detroit
Kia Motors has revealed it will be unveiling a new concept car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The concept vehicle will be a 2+2 sports car and was designed at the automaker’s design studio in Irvine, California.…
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December 20, 2013

Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4
After numerous rumors, rumblings and teaser videos, Lamborghini has officially revealed the successor to the Gallardo. The Huracán LP 610-4 supercar is unmistakably a Lambo from the exterior, and under the hood it sounds like one as well.…
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December 19, 2013

Fiat 500s Go for a Swim

Fiat 500s Go for a Swim
The Fiat 500 is a fun little car, but we never knew the subcompact Italian was amphibious. Well, they’re probably not that way fresh off the assembly line.…
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December 19, 2013

Designing the 2015 Subaru WRX

Designing the 2015 Subaru WRX
The 2015 Subaru WRX is a car that reflects the heritage of performance and control that is part of the WRX line. WRX Project Manager Masuo Takatsu sat down to discuss the design approach the team took with the car and what they were trying to achieve.…
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December 19, 2013

Hexagon Project Part Three: The Search for the Huracán

Hexagon Project Part Three: The Search for the Huracán
Lamborghini continues the viral build-up to the unveiling of the successor to the Gallardo (codenamed the “Cabrera” although the model name seems to be the “Huracan”).…
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December 19, 2013

McRae Family Ford Escort up for Auction

McRae Family Ford Escort up for Auction
The late, great rally car driver Colin McRae was responsible for testing this classic MkII Ford Escort, that was later raced by his father and brother in a number of rally wins.…
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December 19, 2013

McLaren’s Force-Field Tech to Replace Wipers

McLaren’s Force-Field Tech to Replace Wipers
After having to recall its pricey 12C coupes for a defect in their windshield wipers, it turns out McLaren is now working on a technology which they hope could do away with the need for wipers entirely.…
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December 19, 2013

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
The first hybrid vehicle to come out of Subaru combines a 2.0-liter Boxer engine with a 13.4hp electric motor to increase fuel efficiency of the compact crossover up to 33MPG on the highway and 29MPG in the city.…
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December 18, 2013

Mario Andretti Drives His First Race Car Again

Mario Andretti Drives His First Race Car Again
Legendary race driver Mario Andretti, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 1969 and is still the only driver to ever win the Indy 500, the Daytona 500, and the Formula One World Championship, has been involved with the launch of the Playstation game, Gran Turismo 6.…
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December 18, 2013

DiamondBack Leaning Trike

DiamondBack Leaning Trike
The DiamondBack is an open-air three-wheeled vehicle that combines the thrill of racing motorcycles with the ease and safety of driving a car. Pneumatically-operated front wheels lean into turns to add to driver excitement.…
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December 18, 2013

Crazy, Brilliant Nissan Juke Commercial from Mexico

Crazy, Brilliant Nissan Juke Commercial from Mexico
While the Nissan Juke is a fun little car to drive, we can’t say that the commercials that Nissan runs for the crossover here in the states are particularly memorable.…
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December 18, 2013

MINI John Cooper Works Concept

MINI John Cooper Works Concept
MINI will debut its next John Cooper Works race-inspired concept car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in January. This version of the JCW is based on the latest generation MINI, with a slightly longer wheelbase and wider track.…
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