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Take a Lamborghini History Lesson in the Huracán

Take a Lamborghini History Lesson in the Huracán
Lamborghini has come a long way from its humble roots as a tractor-building company. In its typically glorious review of the Huracán, XCAR takes a look back at the Italian automaker’s storied history and how the son of grape farmers built a motoring empire known around the world.
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The Latest Mini JCW Does John Cooper Proud

The Latest Mini JCW Does John Cooper Proud
It’s no doubt rare that an automotive journalist compares a Mini Cooper’s driving dynamics favorably to the lofty likes of Ferrari, McLaren and Bentley, but that’s exactly what XCAR’s Alex Roy does with the turbocharged 2016 Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works.
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XCAR Rides the Crazy Cart XL in a Toy Store

XCAR Rides the Crazy Cart XL in a Toy Store
XCAR is known for making lovely videos about the world’s best cars, but this time they made a cheeky promotional video for the Razor Crazy Cart XL, the adult-sized version of the popular drift cart. They chose the best “track” for the vehicle too: a Toys R’ Us store.
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XCAR Drives the Morgan Plus 8 Speedster

XCAR Drives the Morgan Plus 8 Speedster
Morgan has been building cars for over a century, and the vehicles it makes will remind you of that heritage in one glance. Last year Morgan started production of its oldest of old school cars yet, the Morgan Plus 8 Speedster.
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XCAR Drives the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

XCAR Drives the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
After almost 10 years of production, Bugatti finally put the Veyron name to rest this year. XCAR had the rare opportunity to test the Veyron’s $2.5M roadster variant, the Grand Sport Vitesse, and waxed poetic about the car’s legacy.
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Renault Megane 275 Trophy: Ring King

Renault Megane 275 Trophy: Ring King
While there’s little chance we’ll see Renault cars sold in the U.S. any time soon, cars like the Renault Megane 275 Trophy make us wish they would reconsider. This incredible little hot hatch has demonstrated its aplomb, its stripped down track variant, the 275 Trophy-R turned in the top front-wheel drive Nurburgring time – just 7 minutes 54.36 seconds, and frankly the car just looks like a ton of fun.
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How to Build a Drift Car

How to Build a Drift Car
If you’ve ever wondered what it took to make a car that could drift like there’s no tomorrow, there’s much more to it than simply putting a powerful engine up front, connected to a rear-wheel drivetrain.
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Designing the Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo

Designing the Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo
It goes without saying that Aston Martin’s DP-100 VIsion Gran Turismo is an incredible supercar concept that looks nothing like any previous Aston Martin. The car was designed and built to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Gran Turismo video game and the team behind it had a great deal of freedom since didn’t need to meet safety regulations or consider manufacturing issues that production vehicles would otherwise be subject to.
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XCAR Takes the Lotus Exige V6 Cup Around the Track

XCAR Takes the Lotus Exige V6 Cup Around the Track
Lotus certainly knows how to make very quick, lightweight sports cars and the standard Lotus Exige S meets all those criteria with a 0-to-100 km/h (62 mph) time of just 3.8 seconds. But XCAR had the chance to take an even more aggressive Lotus around the track: the Lotus Exige V6 Cup.
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XCAR: How to Begin a Career as a Race Car Driver

XCAR: How to Begin a Career as a Race Car Driver
A lot of kids grow up with dreams of one day being a racing driver. The speed, the glory, the fans and the excitement of being part of the racing culture is very attractive to a lot of people.
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How Did MINI and John Cooper Become a Thing?

How Did MINI and John Cooper Become a Thing?
In this fascinating video, XCAR takes a look at who John Cooper was and how he became affiliated with MINI. Of course, Cooper’s name is all over the MINI line today, with the MINI Cooper and MINI’s sport-line John Cooper Works MINI.
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