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Kia's Using Precious Adamantium Reserves For This X-Men Themed Sorento

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In case you forgot that movie releases onto DVD are almost as big a deal as their releases into theaters, Kia's here to remind you by making a special Sorento to commemorate X-Men: Days of Future Past's release on laserdisc or whatever. They also are pretending you don't know which X-Person this car is based on. Read more...

This Is The First 2015 Ford Mustang To Run A 9.91 Second Quarter Mile

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The 2015 Ford Mustang is pretty darn good. You're about to see just how much better it can be with some modifications under its belt. Read more...

How To Handle A Phone Call When You're Racing

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The same hands-free phone technology that saves our butts on the road can be a real pain if you decide to race or track your street car. How do you handle a call if you forgot to leave your phone far away in the paddock? Keep driving, of course. Read more...

Watch This Dude Wakeboard Behind A Million-Dollar Ferrari F50

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When someone asks you if you want to wakeboard in a random canal behind their screaming Ferrari F50, you say "Yes." It's that simple. Read more...

Here's Why The Mercedes-Maybach S600 Isn't As Impressive As You Think

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Mercedes-Benz makes great luxury super-sedans, and their newly unveiled Mercedes-Maybach S600 is no different, touting cutting-edge comforts that your E-class-leasing manager could only dream of. But here's something your boss doesn't know: This $250,000 car is almost completely useless. Read more...

Why BMW's Self-Drifting Car Is A Step Forward For Driverless Tech

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You're looking at BMW's self-drifting BMW M235i. What's interesting about it isn't that it can do perfect circle donuts, but that it proves something reassuring about driverless cars. Read more...

Here’s Why The Check Engine Light Is A Horrible, Terrible Thing

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It happened on Thursday night. I went out to my car. I climbed inside. I turned the key in the ignition. And … nothing. Well, not quite nothing. A failed start. A check engine light. And an ominous warning message that said: TRANSMISSION FAULT: LIMITED GEARS AVAILABLE. Read more...

The B6 Audi A4 Quattro Is An Executive Car Without The Suit

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Calling the second-generation A4 Quattro a compact executive car is absolutely correct, even it's just a VW Passat with Quattro all-wheel drive and a higher price tag. None of that matters now, because it's a decade-old wagon that remained a nice car to have. Read more...

2015 Corvette Z06 First Drive: Stupid fast, remarkably cheap

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Let's review a few things: At $54,995 and 455 hp, the current, seventh-generation Corvette is a monster, a practical and almost flaw-free device. Similarly, as the media is fond of telling you, we live in a golden age; if you're building fast cars, you have to offer at least 500 hp if you want any attention. Show More Summary

The Wonderfully Bizarre 'His And Her' Cars Of The 1960s

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Here at the Jalopnik Daily Motor-Gazette, we're not big fans of the idea of calling a car a "chick car," for a variety of reasons. But that doesn't mean that companies haven't deliberately tried to make cars tailored to a given gender before. Or, in the case of these 1965 Hillman Imp concepts, each gender. Read more...

Everything About This Billboard Ad Is Magical

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No, seriously, it's MAGIC! And it's for a festival of Magic. Read more...

Woman Exonerated Of Homicide After Death Linked To GM Ignition

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In a tale of death, bad fortune, shoddy police work, and the real-life ramifications of the faulty General Motors ignition switch, a Texas woman convicted of negligent homicide in 2007 was cleared of that crime today after the switch in her Saturn Ion was deemed to be at fault in her boyfriend's death. Read more...

'Fix It Again, Tony' Is Fiat's Greatest Ad So Far

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Between Jennifer Lopez, memes, Godzilla, and murderous cartoon animals, Fiat's non-Abarth U.S. ad campaigns have generally been one miserable suckfest after another. But now they've done something that's actually good. An ad that's clever and funny — from Fiat! Read more...

Get Under Your Car, Early Black Friday Sales, and More Deals

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Here's everything you need to work safely underneath your car, all for $60 off the usual price. [Three-Ton Jack, Jack Stands And Creeper Set, $100] Read more...

The World's Fastest Lotus Is Back

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Remember 'the world's fastest Lotus'? The one that won the Speedhunters Street Car of the Year Award in 2012 and then crashed into a concrete wall thanks to a careless Porsche driver? Well, it's back. With no roof and 680 hp at the wheels. Read more...

How To Unlock Your Car With A Shotgun

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This video was recorded in West Virginia, if you're wondering. Read more...

Meet The Most Luxurious, Powerful Truck Ever Made: The Dodge Ram 50

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You can have your Sierras and your King Ranch editions: I want one of these 1980s Dodge Ram D50s. Read more...

Mustang Tuner Saleen Says It Owes Millions Of Dollars, Has Only $7,261

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Saleen Automotive, creator of crazy Mustangs and the gorgeous Saleen S7 supercar, is in a bad way. According to its own quarterly earnings report the company is getting sued by its bank, it owes its law firm money, it's resorted to paying contractors in stock, it's looking for a buyer, and, as of September 30th, 2014, it only has $7,261 in cash left. Read more...

Listen To This Audi Quattro

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I was looking for footage of an old Mustang rallying in America, but instead found this clip of an Audi Sport Quattro wheeling through the Michigan forest back in 1985. You need to hear it. Read more...

Inside The Secret Chinese Supercar Subculture Of Southern Californa

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The Chinese government does not like its country's ultra-rich to show off their wealth. But their reach doesn't seem to cover Southern California, where the children of China's elite get to show off. How? With Lamborghinis and Maseratis, of course. Read more...

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