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Used Boat Sales: The Sudden Buddy Influence

That salesman might be a nice guy, but he's in it for the sale.

?The Mercedes S550 Plug-In Hybrid Has An Eco-Friendly Foot Massager

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Mercedes is out with its plug-in hybrid version of the S-Class, and in addition to packing a 8.7 kWh battery that can run the S for up to 20 miles on pure electricity, it's featuring some pretty interesting tech, including a gas pedal with haptic feedback. Read more...

2014 BMW 640i Gran Coupe Review

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

"It has coupe-like style and grace in spades, but the 2014 BMW 640i Gran Coupe also has a shocking price tag, yet still doesn't include many of the luxury and safety features you'd expect," said Cars.com reviewer Aaron D. Bragman......

Video: Chris Harris Pushes the Camaro Z/28 and 911 GT3 on a Wet Track

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Sometimes you just need a manual transmission to row. That’s how our friend Chris Harris feels before he hops in two of the last manual-transmission track cars still around, the older 997 Porsche GT3 RS and the famed 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. Show More Summary

Some 700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean This Week Alone

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, [...] The post Some 700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean This Week Alone appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster For Sale: Just $7.4 Million

You thought $4.5 million was a bit steep for an extremely limited-edition Lamborghini Veneno Roadster? Well, you were wrong, apparently. Because a (slightly) used example is now for sale—for an asking price of $7.4 million. Listed on mobile.de, the Veneno Roadster’s price actually includes 19% VAT. Even minus the VAT, it’s priced...

Your Guide To The Explosive Airbag Recall That Effects 14 Million Cars

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

While the world may be burned out on hearing about automotive recalls after General Motors' acknowledged their ignition switch defect and then recalled just about every car they've made in the last 17 years, drivers now face a safety problem that is much larger and far more widespread. Read more...

The Wall Street Journal says Nissan-Renault disputes the Reuters report about shuttering battery fac

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Wall Street Journal says Nissan-Renault disputes the Reuters report about shuttering battery factories... but Ghosn said The battery is a means. The objective is the car." So, believe whatever you want to believe. Read more...

[This is the first leaked shot of the Fiat 500X, which is basically Fiat's Jeep Renegade.

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[This is the first leaked shot of the Fiat 500X, which is basically Fiat's Jeep Renegade. Doesn't look awful!] Read more...

World's quickest street-legal vehicle is... 1998 Chevy S-10 pickup

In the pantheon of performance cars and trucks that have come across our radars, there exists a clear dividing line between those designed solely for use at a racetrack - be that a road circuit, oval, dirt track or drag strip - and those that can be driven to and from such a track. Show More Summary

Watch A Prius Flip Out Of The Way To Avoid Ruining A Replica Bugatti

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Driving a vintage car, even a replica on public roads is always a bit scary. All it takes is one barreling minivan to just go about and ruin everything. So when said minivan barreled into a Toyota Prius, the squidgy hybrid valiantly flipped from its designated path, right before it smashed into a re-created Bugatti Type 35B. Read more...

2015 Honda Fit Video

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Honda's compact hatchback, the Fit, is back for 2015 with a redesign and a host of new entry-level features. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says that "if the last Fit was already a solid effort, this one is a must-drive for...

'Ignition' To Be Filmed As Part Of Second Annual Jalopnik Film Festival

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This year's Jalopnik Film Festival will have three types of films being screened: pre-selected works by great directors, films reviewed by judges, and a third film submitted by a reader and produced for the festival. We're excited to announce what that film will be. Read more...

Aston Martin SUV not dead yet

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Aston Martin is still deciding on a future SUV model.

The Ten Best Modified Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $10,000

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Honestly, when I first asked what the best modified car on eBay for less than 10k was, I was expecting a sea of rusty Nissan 240SXs and BMW E30 4-doors that "needed a little work. The cars you picked out were genuinely surprising, to say the least. Here are the ten best modified cars you can buy on eBay for $10k: Read more...

Testing A 1980s Formula 1 Car Without Suspension: Video

In 1977, Sir Frank Williams teamed up with an automotive engineer by the name of Patrick Head to form the Williams racing team. Today it's known as Williams Martini Racing, and the team is one of the cornerstones of the F1 world. Some truly talented drivers have shuffled through the Williams lineup, including Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Nelson...

ZF buying TRW for $12.4B, creates second-largest supplier

Two well-known companies in the industry will combine to create the second-largest auto parts supplier in the world. ZF Friedrichshafen AG, best known for its transmissions, has announced it is buying TRW Automotive Holdings, a major...Show More Summary

China Orders More MAN Dual-Fuel Units

51/60DF engines to power LNGCs MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced a further order for its MAN 51/60DF engine. After a longer period of evaluation, an international consortium,

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