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For $8,700, Could This 1970 Ford F250 Work Truck Work For You?

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Trucks are too fancy these days. In contrast, our Nice Price or Crack Pipe Ford F250 is as simple as a pimple. Will that fact, and its Cummins diesel, make buyers come around? Read more...

I Went To A Concours d'Elegance And The Best Car Was An E30 BMW M3 

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Perhaps it’s lack of discipline, or lack of taste, or lack of culture, or lack of understanding, or even lack of respect, but out of a field of over a hundred cars, the best damn thing about my Saturday afternoon at the fifth Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance was an E30 M3. Read more...

How A $28 Laboratory Test May Have Just Saved My Engine's Life

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One thing I didn’t mention in my writeup of the wacky Gambler 500 road rally was that my Jeep overheated, and it was all my fault. When I returned from the rally, I frantically shipped off an oil sample to a lab to have it tested. That decision may have saved my engine’s life. Read more...

Uber Really, Really Doesn't Want The Public To See Its Court Battle With Google

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After being denied arbitration to keep its court case from the public eye, Uber is appealing a judge’s decision in another attempt to keep its major court battle over self-driving technology with Google’s Waymo out of the headlines as much as possible. Read more...

The New Mercedes CLS Might Actually Not Look Terrible

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The Mercedes CLS was one of the earliest known tragedies of the four-door coupe trend, and we never really forgave it. However, many years later, these four-door coupes don’t look too, too bad anymore, and a camouflaged peek at what may be the next CLS doesn’t seem like it will be completely terrible. Read more...

Comment Of The Day: Is There Such A Thing As A Finished Project Car Edition

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Every so often people ask me what I plan on doing to my car, and it’s hard to formulate an answer. Read more...

Watch A Robot Land A 737 In A Simulator

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You may not want a robot landing the 737 you’re a passenger on, but DARPA is celebrating the fact that its Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) landing the aircraft. Read more...

Grr Mean-Looking Grr

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Too nice-looking. Too friendly. Goofy, said critics of the Nissan Leaf’s headlights. WELL, NO MORE. Read more...

Every Car Company Does Its 'Loud Exhaust' Buttons Wrong

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Look into any modern sporty car and you will find two buttons among all the rest: a little button to make the exhaust louder and a little button to put the car in a general sport mode. These buttons get one thing critically wrong: they are backwards. Read more...

Google Has A Wiper For Its LiDAR To Handle Bird Shit And Rain And Look At It Go

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LiDAR—a laser-based radar that essentially allows an autonomous car to “see”—is crucial for making self-driving vehicles work. But just like your windshield, a LiDAR dome is going to run into Mother Nature. Waymo, the self-driving car project of Google, has a solution: tiny wipers for the LiDAR dome. Brilliant! Read more...

At Long Last: Bentley Makes A Bentayga For Falconry

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I have driven the Bentley Bentayga. It is good and fast and expensive, covered in acres of leather and crystals. But when I drove it, one very key factor was missing from the experience. I wondered, what the hell am I supposed to do with my falcon? Read more...

I Bought A Salvage Corvette Z06 And Now I’m Going To Race It Up Pikes Peak

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If you’re a petrolhead like me, then at some point in life you’ve driven past some clapped-out heap at the side of the road and dreamed of turning it into the most badass car on the planet. I’ve been there. Now that dream is real. Read more...

Elon Musk Has No Idea Why Wall Street Values Tesla So High

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Tesla, which is now your God, is considered by Wall Street to be worth an insane valuation that gives it a market cap on par with General Motors—you know, the automaker that has been around forever. Tesla’s founder Elon Musk doesn’t understand why. Read more...

How I Survived A Dodge Charger Hellcat On A Wet Track

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Let’s say you show up to a track for some fun times in your hot hatchback. And then, just hypothetically, a friend randomly shows up there with his new toy: a 2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat. He tosses you the keys and says “have fun, buddy.” But there’s a catch—it’s pretty wet out there. Read more...

MotoGP Champion Nicky Hayden In Induced Coma After Bicycling Accident

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Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden, who was struck by a car yesterday in Italy while cycling, is now said to be in critical condition and in a medically induced coma, reports the BBC. Read more...

You Can Get A Rear-Engined BMW With A Carbon Fiber Body For Less Than A Honda Civic

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What comes to mind when you think exotic cars? Probably something like a carbon fiber shell and an engine behind the driver. You might be surprised to learn that can have both with a warranty, and it will cost you well under $20,000. These days, the unusual and ultra-efficient BMW i3 is really cheap. Read more...

The King Of The Netherlands Moonlights As A KLM Airline Pilot

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has officially earned its name, because a literal Dutch royal—namely, King Willem-Alexander—has secretly been working as a pilot for the airline for the past 21 years. That’s quite a side hustle. Read more.....

The Feds Are Looking To Sue Fiat Chrysler Over Cheating Diesels

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Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more...

Watch A Guy's Coworkers Torment Him Over His Unfinished Car

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Nothing is a crueler feeling than seeing your car engineless, forlorn. No wait, there is a crueler feeling: having all of your coworkers torment you about it. Read more...

The Mad King of Juice: Inside the Dysfunctional Origins of Juicero

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Juicero began in secret. The startup, a sort of Keurig for cold-pressed plant-water—which made headlines for the $120 million in venture capital it secured from the likes of Google and Kleiner-Perkins between 2013 and 2015, and again when it announced its wi-fi-connected countertop appliance would cost a jaw-dropping… Read more...

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