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This Classic Ford Bronco Was Pulled Out Of A Junkyard To Race Baja Again

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The motorstorm of retro off-road awesomeness that is the NORRA Mexican 1000 takes over Baja next week. Among this year’s competitors is this badass Bronco; it won the race almost forty years ago, ended up a derelict in a desert junkyard, and is returning with a legendary driver and a fresh restoration. Read more...

The Most Bonkers Car Photographer

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Car photographers will do just about anything to get the shot. Read more...

This Is A 1000 Horsepower Nissan GT-R Drift Car

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Daigo Saito does not screw around with drift cars. Here’s his new 1000 horsepower R35 Nissan GT-R. Read more...

Harley-Davidson Recalling 46k Bikes After 27 Reported Crashes

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Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 2014 and 2015 motorcycles – from the Electra Glide to the Road King –because of clutches that won’t fully disengage. The problem was discovered through customer complaints, including 27 crashes resulting in four minor injuries. Read more...

"Two days ago, Native American extras on Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie The Ridiculous Six walked

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"Two days ago, Native American extras on Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie The Ridiculous Six walked off the set due to the film’s portrayal of Native Americans. In response, Netflix defended the film as a “broad satire” in which those being made fun of are “in on the joke.” So,..." [Defamer ] Read more...

Rally Ferrari For Sale

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Hey, there’s a Ferrari Group B rally car for sale. Read more...

Cheap, Fast CycleKarts Are Begging To Be Your New Weekend Obsession

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Fair warning. If you’ve got some mechanical motivation and a little bit of expendable income, CycleKarts could occupy every weekend for the next several years. Still interested? Let’s get into it. Read more...

Oregon’s Neutered Lane-Splitting Bill Removes A Massive Safety Benefit

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The Oregon State Senate has passed a proposal to make lane-splitting legal in the state. The only problem is the amendment has been diluted so much in the legislative process that it’s eliminate one of the biggest safety advantages to motorcyclists. Read more...

Take This Quiz To See How Well You Know Your Badge Engineering 

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Badge engineering — the process by which one carmaker takes another maker’s car, slaps their own badges and name on it and sells it — has always been a little baffling to me. I suppose retail markups are enough that you can make money doing this? I mean, they must, because they do it plenty. And often, weirdly. Read more...

They Drove A Tesla From LA To New York In A Record 58 Hours 55 Minutes

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Last summer the car gurus at took advantage of Tesla Motors’ ever-growing Supercharger network to drive coast-to-coast in a Model S in 67 hours and 21 minutes, record time for an electric vehicle. Carl Reese, of Santa Clarita, California, thought he and his friends could smash that record. Show More Summary

Join Us Next Weekend For The Race For The Jalopnik Cup Of Excellence

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Travis enjoyed racing in last year’s American Endurance Racing series so much we, as a site, decided to sponsor the trophies for next weekend’s series opener at New Jersey Motorsports Park. If you’re anywhere close you should come and party with us. Read more...

Dear Doug: Please Explain BMW’s Ridiculous Naming Scheme

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Good afternoon, everyone! Today is Friday, the week is over, and that means it’s time for Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly automotive column where I tackle some of the least pressing automotive concerns of our day. Read more...

This Crazy Cheap Barn Find Honda Z600 Makes The Fit Look Like A Hummer

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37 inches. That’s the difference in length between this plucky Honda Z600 and a brand new Fit. This miserly car’s bulk is a stone’s throw away from the size of a Smart Fortwo, except it has room for four people and stuff. This is essentially everything that you’d want in a modern city car, but it’s old enough to have its own mid-life crisis. Read more...

Ginetta Is The Most Amazing Car Company Racing At Le Mans

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Ginetta boss Lawrence Tomlinson has an estimated wealth of $800 million and knows a few things about racing, having won the GT2 class at Le Mans in 2006 driving a Panoz Esperante. Now, his company offers way more than just fun cars. Read more...

The Lexus LFA With A NASCAR V8 Is Out And Shredding

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The flood-salvaged Lexus LFA with a NASCAR V8 and a manual transmission is finally shredding proper. Read more...

The Corvette Z06 C7.R Is Your Tediously Named 'Vette Track Superstar

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The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is already a blazing hot track stud. The Corvette C7.R is already a very fast race car. But if you want your Z06 to be just a little bit more like the racer, welcome the Corvette Z06 C7.R edition. It’s like the C7.R in a few ways. But only a few, because the Z06 is much, much more powerful. Read more...

Broken Booms: Why Is It So Hard To Develop & Procure A New USAF Tanker? 

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I was catching up on the KC-46 Pegasus program when I read this story and this story, among others, discussing further delays and issues with the USAF’s long awaited new tanker. All this reminded me of a question I have asked for so long: Why has it become so hard for the USAF to develop and procure a new tanker? Read more...

[Yes that’s Mark Webber of F1, Le Mans, and helmet-puking fame caning a new 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS a

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[Yes that’s Mark Webber of F1, Le Mans, and helmet-puking fame caning a new 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS around the Nürburgring. Bridge To Gantry got this shot and has more pictures right here along with some extra info.] Read more...

The Road-Legal McLaren P1 GTR Is Happening

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McLaren confirmed that F1 GTR specialist Lanzante will convert some of the track-only P1 GTRs to road legal specification starting in the summer. What LaFerrari? Read more...

What Obvious Engineering Disaster Was Weirdly Put Into Production?

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Some ideas people just know are bad, even before they make it off the drawing board. And then, for reasons beyond most comprehension, someone goes and builds those ideas anyways. Beyond all common sense. Ideas like the Soviet N1 Moon rocket. Read more...

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