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5 Most Legendary Muscle Cars Ever Produced by Pontiac

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Now defunct, Pontiac helped kick-start the muscle car phenomenon, and thanks to these five legendary models, the brand will live on in the hearts of performance enthusiasts. Named after the Odawa chief who led an indigenous uprising around Detroit from 1763 to 1766, Pontiac was launched in 1926 as a companion make for GM's Oakland division. In less than a decade, ( continue reading.

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5 Experiences For Every Car Enthusiast’s List

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I recently saw a social media post that quoted someone as saying, “I’d rather die with memories than dreams.” As a guy on the verge of becoming an empty-nester, I’m looking forward to new experiences that don’t involve school events. It got me thinking about all that I’ve gotten to do so far, but also some things still on my bucket list. Now, I’ve been lucky to work in my hobby for most of my career, and as a result I’ll already leave with tons of great memories.

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Rare 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Hidden for 46 Years Emerges With Rebuilt 302 V8

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Introduced for the 1967 model year, the Chevrolet Camaro was more than two years late to the emerging pony car market. But that didn't stop it from becoming a popular rig. With nearly 221,000 units delivered, the 1967 Camaro was outsold by the Ford Mustang by a ratio of more than two to one. However, that f. ( continue reading.

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5 Experiences For Every Car Enthusiast’s List

Eastwood

I recently saw a social media post that quoted someone as saying, “I’d rather die with memories than dreams.” As a guy on the verge of becoming an empty-nester, I’m looking forward to new experiences that don’t involve school events. It got me thinking about all that I’ve gotten to do so far, but also some things still on my bucket list. Now, I’ve been lucky to work in my hobby for most of my career, and as a result I’ll already leave with tons of great memories.

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1985 Pontiac Trans Am Time Capsule Emerges With a Super-Rare Surprise Under the Hood

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If you're in the market for a new old Trans Am, someone on eBay recently listed a survivor whose place should be in a heated garage. Their 1985 Trans Am sports an all-original package with every. ( continue reading.

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Wes Samperio named Dunlop Motorcycle Tires’ product planning manager

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Sumitomo Rubber North America recently promoted Wes Samperio to Dunlop Motorcycle Tires’ product planning manager. Samperio has held several positions throughout his eleven years with SRNA, from warehouse operations to customer service to sales. “I’m looking forward to learning a new side of the business,” Samperio said. “Skills I’ve developed over the years in various positions have proven to be valuable, and have allowed me to be a resource to multiple sides of the Dunlop Motorcycle business,

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Ultra G Is How the "Best Yacht Ever" Looks: Ultra-Luxurious, Tech-Packed, and Super-Fast

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What defines a gentleman's yacht? If you ask world-renowned yacht builder Heesen Yachts, it's a combination of impressive performance, outstanding and innovative features, sophisticated styling, and more industry firsts than fingers on one hand. No wonder, then, that Ultra G, ( continue reading.

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Unique Camper Van Layout Takes Modularity to the Next Level, You Can Build It Like a Lego

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When converting camper vans, you need to make sure the layout you go for is as efficient as possible. This becomes even more important when you deal with shorter versions of vans, such as the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with a 144" wheelbase. Today, I'm checking out a conversion based on this model that boasts an interior that's genuinely modular.

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Wes Samperio named Dunlop Motorcycle Tires’ product planning manager

Tire Review Magazine

Sumitomo Rubber North America recently promoted Wes Samperio to Dunlop Motorcycle Tires’ product planning manager. Samperio has held several positions throughout his eleven years with SRNA, from warehouse operations to customer service to sales. “I’m looking forward to learning a new side of the business,” Samperio said. “Skills I’ve developed over the years in various positions have proven to be valuable, and have allowed me to be a resource to multiple sides of the Dunlop Motorcycle business,

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2023 Tesla Model X Plaid Takes the 70-Mph Highway Range Test, Doesn't Ace It

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All-electric SUVs with tons of power are slowly becoming the norm in today's world. However, what other brand-new high-riding EV with over 1,000 hp on tap and seating for six can become yours for just $95,000? That's right. The Model X Plaid is the only one. Of course, there's the three-row Rivian R1S that tries to put up a fight. However, that SUV has four Bosch motors, space for seven people, and an ( continue reading.

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Electrified Estates: BMW Reveals New 5 Series Touring and First i5 Touring

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BMW’s first electric estate is now on sale, as the i5 Touring joins the saloon. One of a small group… Read more » The post Electrified Estates: BMW Reveals New 5 Series Touring and First i5 Touring appeared first on Motor Verso.

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Temple's Spin on the E-Bike Brings Classic Styling to Modern Standards but Isn't Cheap

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E-bikes are growing in popularity, but often, they're carbon copies of one another. Well, one crew from the UK, Temple Cycles, is here to show us their classic spin on a modern machine. Ladies and gents, we've all seen neighborhoods flooded with e-bikes that look the same, even though they're from different brands: we'll ( continue reading.

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Weekend Beyond Cars Roundup February 17, 2024

Jalopnik

When you get on an airplane, there are a lot of things that you can reasonably expect could go wrong. Maybe your seatmate is too wide to fit in just one seat. Maybe a child will start crying. Maybe you’re forced to witness another passenger going to the bathroom barefoot. No one is going to enjoy experiencing any of… Read more.

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'69 Chevy Impala Convertible Comes From the Golden Age of Cars With an Original V8

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Regardless of what brands and modern types of cars they're into, most enthusiasts have a soft spot for one particular classic ride (or more). And if that model is called the Chevrolet Impala, which probably is, or you likely wouldn't be reading these lines if it wasn't, then you should take a moment and check out the one pictured below. ( continue reading.

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Weekend QOTD Roundup February 17, 2024

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Cars have become increasingly complex in their design and engineering over the years. This is made worse by parts or features that should never be complicated being complicated. Things like door handles , windshield wipers and headlights don’t need to be reinvented. But unfortunately, many automakers have done just… Read more.

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Stunning 1997 Lotus Esprit V8 Sells for 2024 Toyota GR Supra Money, The Mods are Lovely

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The Lotus Esprit is an iconic wedge-shaped sports car that looks as sleek as James Bond in a tuxedo, and as aerodynamic as one of His Majesty’s RAF fighter jets. If you’re the type of automotive enthusiast who loves classic European sports cars, adding an Esprit to your collection should be a no-brainer, especially if you can get a twin-turbo V8 model.

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Weekend Car Culture Roundup February 17, 2024

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It’s no secret that “ Twister”is one of my favorite movies (and car commercials) of all time , so you can imagine how excited I was when the new trailer for “Twisters” blasted across my TV during the Super Bowl on Sunday night. As excited as I am for the movie as a whole – especially Glen Powell and Daisy Edgar-Jones –… Read more.

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A Tesla Cybertruck Was Spotted Carrying a TV at the Back. The TV Was On!

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The Tesla Cybertruck is obviously a Jack of all trades. It looks like a UFO, drives like a sports car, and acts like a workhorse, while, with all the off-roader credentials, it can do some serious off-roading, too. But why would it carry a TV at the back? Just when we th. ( continue reading.

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Weekend News Roundup February 17, 2024

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Loads of people feel skittish on the job and can be spooked by the slightest noise , but if you’re that kind of person it’s maybe not a good idea to have a career that lets you loose on the streets with a loaded weapon. Something Florida cops are likely to consider after video emerged this week of a Florida cop firing… Read more.

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Manual Mustang Dark Horse Drags Auto Porsche Cayman GTS, Frustration Is Deep

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Fans of the Mustang Dark Horse, do not watch the following video! I repeat, do not watch the next video! This is a general emergency alert, and everyone should proceed at their preassigned battle stations because we are on the brink of war. The drag race that unfurls below is the most spectacularly biased and unbalanced comparison between two performance automobiles we’ve witnessed in ages.

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Weekend Car Buying Roundup February 17, 2024

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Headlines have lamented the not-so-gradual jump in new car prices over the past several years, but we’re finally starting to see some good, old fashioned new car discounts come back around including Dodge Power Dollars which offers buyers $10 for every horsepower that their new car produces. Unfortunately, this time… Read more.

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This Budget-Friendly Camper Van Is a Cozy and Creative Mobile Haven for a Family of Four

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Family van life is generally more challenging than mobile living alone or with a partner. However, for some people, it's worth it to make this change, as it creates unique memories and offers children a type of freedom that's hard to equal. Of course, it all depends on how you want to raise your children. Anyway, today, I'm checking out a well-thought-of camper van that serves as a full-time mobile home for an adventurous family of four. ( continue reading.

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America's Dub-Box Is Back and Better Than Ever: The T2.3 Camper Is Pure Classic T2 Styling

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I love myself an affordable, light, and capable travel trailer, and this next one, although from a rebranded American RV manufacturer, is one of the most retro and classic-infused machines to grace our modern and tech-filled times. Ladies and gentlemen, if you regularly visit our site and have been doing so for the past few years, it's quite possible that you remember a camper manufacturer named Dub-Box.

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Lucid Air Sapphire Drag Races Tesla Model S Plaid, It's Time for Revenge

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2024 started with a… Silent bang? Yeah, let's call it that. This year started with a silent bang for anyone even remotely interested in EVs that are family haulers and can also double as track weapons. The 1,234-hp Lucid Air Sapphire fought the 1,020-hp Model S Plaid in an independent quarter-mile drag race. The former (surprisingly) lost, while the latter scored a much-awaited win.

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Marcus Rashford's Black Badge Wraith Has Seen Better Days, Is Still Worth Big Bucks

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One man's trash is another man's treasure, but when that piece of "trash" is a Black Badge Rolls-Royce Wrath with customization by Mansory and impressive celebrity pedigree, people will be throwing money at it, no matter how terrible a state it's in. And this particular Black Badge Rolls-Royce Wraith with customization by. ( continue reading.

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Meet the Cyan GT, Half Classic Volvo P1800, Half S60 TC1 Race Car, 100 Percent Amazing

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It's nothing new for a boutique automotive tuning shop to take a timeless classic car or truck and transform it with new hardware into something profoundly different and arguably better than what it was to begin with. But of all the classics out there to get this treatment, your E-Type Jaguars, C2 Corvettes, and such, would you include the classic Volvo P1800 in that list?

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Warm Up Your Android Auto Engines: Android 15 Is Coming

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With Android 14 breaking down the Android Auto experience in mysterious ways, most users expect the next OS version to significantly improve the phone mirroring system. Google has never commented on its plans to refine Android Auto, only promising to i. ( continue reading.

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More Than 90,000 Hyundai Genesis Vehicles Recalled Over Fire Risk

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Hyundai has issued a safety recall for nearly 91,000 vehicles due to a fire risk caused by an electric short. As it happens, the starter solenoid in the subject vehicles could be contaminated with water, resulting in an electrical short while driving or parked. Produced by the folks at BorgWarner, the starter assembly bears part number 36100-3C240. The 2015 to 2016 Hyundai Genesis accounts for 46,613 vehicles of the 90,907-strong recall p. ( continue reading.

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Why GM's Anti-CarPlay Strategy Is Doomed to Fail

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GM's controversial strategy to eliminate Android Auto and CarPlay from new vehicles and go all-in on Android Automotive has come into effect with the debut of the 2024 Blazer EV. The Am. ( continue reading.

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CGI-Tuned & Lowered Ford Everest Looks Sporty, Would You Take It Over the Edge?

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The Blue Oval company has kept itself pretty occupied these first few weeks of 2024. However, they seem fixated on just a couple of major regions. For example, at home in America they just unleashed the refre. ( continue reading.

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Dodge Scat Pack Wants To Have Fun, Challenges Camaro ZL1 and Mustang GT to 1/4-Mile Battle

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It has become almost impossible to talk about modern-day muscle cars without mentioning that the Ford Mustang is the sole survivor. The Dearborn company's seventh generation pony car is the only muscly model still in the making today, with Dodge and Chevrolet pulling the plug on the Challenger and Camaro, respectively. ( continue reading.

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2024 Toyota Land Cruiser: Everything We Know About the Legend's Return to America

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For sure, this year's most impressive introduction to the US won't be the 2025 Toyota Camry or the first-ever Crown Signia but rather the arrival of the 'prodigal son,' aka the returning 2024 Land Cruiser. Toyota had some ups and downs last year – it didn& ( continue reading.

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Custom Lamborghini Urus Feels at Home in Florida, Exposes New Muscles in Urban Photo Shoot

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It is hard to remember how many stories we dedicated to the Lamborghini Urus since it entered production over six years ago. However, since some of the jet set and the usual tuning companies cannot have enough of it, let's focus on one special example that has gained a few more muscles. At first glance, you may not be able to tell the tuner be. ( continue reading.

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2025 Porsche Macan Turbo S EV Gets Swiftly Imagined With Taycan's 938-HP Powertrain

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At the end of January 2024, Porsche finally revealed to the world its second all-electric model series, the 2024 Macan. However, only two configurations have been presented so far: Macan 4 and Macan Turbo. In a few words, the premium German sports car and SUV maker aims to deliver up to 630 horsepower "on any terrain and a high level of day-to-day usab. ( continue reading.

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2025 M5 G90 Will Weigh 1,000 Lb More Than the M5 F90, BMW Insider Says

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Back in 2022, we were excited to share with you the rumor that BMW would bring the M5 Touring to the US. It came from a highly reputable source, which made us confident that it would actually happen. Lo and behold, we're now inching closer and closer to the reveal, and Domagoj Dukec, BMW's head of design, confirmed the wagon would reach the US.

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10 Premium Cars That Celebrated 50 Years of Hot Wheels

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I am celebrating my 35th anniversary this year. I'll either go out for a track day with my friends or throw a BBQ party in front of my home. But in just a few years, Mattel will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Hot Wheels. That's right, I wasn't even born when the initial Sweet Sixteen set arrived. But I was already an avid collector for the 50th anniversary.

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2012 Hot Wheels Boulevard Debut Was Ahead of Its Time

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Digging through Mattel's Hot Wheels archives is like going on a Treasure Hunt (pun intended). There's always something exciting to find. And as you keep searching, you'll understand the natural progression of these collectibles. I recently discussed the ( continue reading.

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