Guy Crashes his Lamborghini Diablo, Shows the World How He Feels in Video

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Ah, first world problems… If you thought that owning a Lamborghini is pure awesomeness 365 days a year, prepare for a reality check. Especially if you’re planning on buying a Lamborghini Diablo in the future, you should watch the following videos made by the owner of a 2001 model.

In the first video, Rob Dahm tells the story (a pretty long one in fact) of how he crashed the car while driving in the rain on used tires (a big double-no for any supercar owner).

Meet Europe's 10 Biggest Automotive Money Losers

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Everyone knows that the Bugatti Veyron is one of the most expensive cars to build and that VW loses a lot of money on each unit made. But while the Bugatti is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of losses per vehicle in Europe (€4,617,500 / $6,231,316), it is not the vehicle that inflicted the biggest loss on its company.

New Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Sounds Angry Around the Nurburgring

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The all-new 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a lighter and more nimble replacement to the old model. This affects all variants in the range, but it should perhaps be most noticeable on the 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 AMG powered S63. It may be one of (if not) the last cars to use that engine, according to a report we did not long ago, so we might as well enjoy its sound while they last.

Student Says Grand Theft Auto Drove Him to Act Senseless, Stealing Truck, Ram Nine Cars

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I get the attraction of Grand Theft Auto 5; publisher Take Two Interactive may be pushing its story and characters a lot, but they’re not really what reels people in and keeps them hooked. That job is left to the immersive open world that allows you to fulfill the grimmest of mass destructive fantasies (if you have such ideas floating around in your head, that is – some players seem to do…).

Shocking Video of Range Rover Running Over Several Bikers while Chased in NYC [Update IV]

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Warning: some viewers may find certain scenes in the video to be distressing

A horrifying video of an appalling incident that took place in New York City between the driver of a black Range Rover and a large group of motorcyclists taking part in what is said to be an annual bikers' meeting has been making the internet rounds this morning. According to online commentators, the incident left one rider dead, several others injured, and the driver of the SUV in a coma, though, we have yet to confirm all this from official sources [Update: NYPD said that no one died in the incident and that the only person injured was the driver of the Range Rover].

Skoda Releases New Info, Photos and Videos of Rapid Spaceback

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Launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier this month, the new Skoda Rapid Spaceback is the second body type of the Rapid, filling the gap between the Fabia and the Octavia. A combination between a hatchback and an estate, the Rapid Spaceback represents a more practical proposition than the sedan – and a better-looking one, if I may say so.

Mini Confirms 1.5- and 2.0-Liter Twin Turbo'd Engines for New Hatch

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With an all-new Mini hatchback just around the corner, the BMW-owned British carmaker has revealed technical details about the upcoming generation.

The most important announcement regards the engines, with the new car to debut a new generation of powerplants that will “optimize the balance between driving thrills and fuel consumption yet again”, according to the automaker.

Mercedes-Benz Own…'Reporter' Takes New S-Class for a Spin in Berlin

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We’ve seen many reviews for Mercedes’ all-new S-Class, but what we haven’t watched so far is a review made by the carmaker itself – how thoughtful and original, ahem, ahem…

So here you have it: Mercedes-Benz TV reporter Torie Campbell took the brand’s flagship sedan for a test drive in Berlin and shared her impressions in a short video.

Want to Own an Original Decepticon S281 Saleen Extreme from 2007 Transformers Movie?

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Whatever your opinion is about the fifth gen Mustang, if we're talking about an example of Ford's pony car that's not only dressed like the Decepticon character "Barricade" that appeared in the original Transformers movie in 2007, but is in fact, one of the actual models featured in the film, deserves our attention.

SRT- Tuned Jeep Cherokee May Come, But Only If It Can Make Money for Chrysler

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The first reviews of the all-new Jeep Cherokee are in, and so far, the car has been praised for both its on- and off-road capabilities, as it seems to be surprisingly talented at doing both – surprising for what is for all intents and purposes, a tall all-wheel drive hatchback.

Watch a Russian Camaro Aquaplane Into a Roll-Over

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As fun as powerful rear-wheel drive sports cars may be on dry asphalt, even the most experienced hands need to be extra careful and always keep the electronic nannies (if available) engaged when driving on wet roads.

Honda Introduces All-New Odyssey Mk5 for Japan, Australia and Other Markets

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Some three years after Honda presented a new generation of its Odyssey minivan for North America, it's time for the Japanese brand to do the same for the domestic market version of the series, which is also offered in a number of countries around the world, including Australia.

The JDM model may share the same name as the American model, but it's a completely different vehicle. Nevertheless, with the fifth generation model, the two are coming a little bit closer to each other in terms of exterior styling.

EVO Tries to Prove a McLaren 12C is an Every-Day Supercar

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British magazine EVO uploaded a video some five months ago setting the premise for a longer series based on viewers’ comments. The main attraction was a long-term test car, a McLaren 12C. Now, it has been run for about ten months and the first questions have been answered via a second video – the first of six to be released.

Renault’s Alpine Racer Snags the European Le Mans Series Title First Time Out [w/Video]

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If Renault can translate the success it has had with the Alpine A450 European Le Mans racer that won the LMP2 class this year onto the street, then we’re really going to get one heck of a nice production sports car in 2016. It’s an impressive feat for any debuting team, and it was achieved with three podium finishes out of a total of five races.

Range Rover Sport Mk1 NightHawk with 572HP by CDC

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Earlier this year, Land Rover presented the second generation of the Range Rover Sport, which like its predecessor, appears to be a commercial success. However, since there are many examples of the Range Rover Mk1 still on the road, tuning firms like CDC Performance, continue to offer special styling and performance packages for the previous model.

Maserati Releases Video of Ghibli Testing Inside Climatic Wind Tunnel

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Say you are a car designer asked by an automaker to come up with a specific idea, for a sporty sedan with Italian flair. The trick won’t be to get it looking good and evocative, because it is already known what buyers like to see in such a car, but rather to get the looks as close to the ideal concept as possible, without negatively affecting any of the moving bits.

Alfa Romeo 4C Going to Maserati U.S. Dealerships Raises Concern Among Fiat Dealers

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The Alfa Romeo 4C will not arrive this year in U.S. dealerships, but when it does, it is going to raise some questions about Alfa’s future in the United States. Last week, Alfa Romeo CEO Harald Wester revealed that the 4C will be sold in Maserati showrooms, which leaves many to wonder why the company bypassed Fiat dealerships.

"Award Winning" Mazda MX-5 Hodge Podge Could be Yours...

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For many auto enthusiasts, myself included, the first generation Mazda MX-5 (or Miata), is a modern-day classic that should be spared the fate of the Pontiac Fiero.

However, truth to be said, the Japanese firm sold so many of them in the 10 years it remained in production, that there are more than enough examples for to go around for collectors, racers, and replica and kit car makers alike, which brings us to this strange eBay find.

Impatient VW Beetle Driver Goes Down Under

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Assuming that you are in the right state of mind, if you see a truck with an oversize load trailer in front of you on the freeway or highway, what would your first course of action be? Keep a safe distance and if you must overtake, choose the time and place very wisely, correct?

Hyundai to Reveal 250HP Veloster Turbo EGR Night Racer at SEMA

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The 1,000hp Hyundai Genesis Coupe won’t be the Korean carmaker’s only exhibit at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas (November 5-8), as it will be joined by a custom EGR Night Racer concept based on the Hyundai Veloster Turbo.

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class Convertible Digitally Visualized

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Over the weekend, we told you about Mercedes-Benz's plans to create a soft-top convertible version of the upcoming S-Class Coupe, with the information coming directly from the German brand's product development boss Thomas Weber, and now, thanks to the creative efforts of Dutch artist Remco Meulendijk, we can give you rendered idea of what the car may look like.

Jay Leno Drives Batmobile Tumbler on the Street, Finds Out It’s a Solid But Noisy Cruiser

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Whenever I look at the “Tumbler” Batmobile movie car, quite a few different stealthy and armored military vehicles come to mind, all of which are not that fast and a bit cumbersome to get around in.

Not the Tumbler, though, as Jay Leno found out, because it’s a vehicle designed to be part of the actual stunts performed in the Batman movies, so it can drive, turn and stop just like any other car, plus it has a V8 engine and an automatic gearbox, so it’s not slow and makes things easier by shifting its own gears.

Kia Enriches Carens' UK Lineup with New Top Edition

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Following the UK market launch of its new generation Carens in the beginning of the month, Kia has enhanced the lineup of its compact minivan with a new top of the line trim model dubbed '3 Sat Nav', which is now available for customers to order in dealerships.

VW’s Ferdinand Piëch Reveals Possible Plan for Ducati Panigale-Powered XL1 Eco Car

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The launch of the limited-series eco car, the Volkswagen XL1, was accompanied by many rumors and speculation as to what it could morph into, were it to get a different powertrain, but retain the same basic body and characteristics. At first, we heard suggestions that a hot XL1 may end up being called XR1 and getting a wider body along with as big an engine as the two-liter turbo from the GTI.

Success Can Be Overwhelming: Land Rover Struggling to Meet Demand for New Models

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Having low sales is probably the worst thing for a car manufacturer (and any business, for that matter), but sometimes having too many orders can be quite difficult to manage as well. That's what is happening to Land Rover, which is reportedly having a difficult time meeting demand for the all-new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport.

Nissan will Sell Current Rogue Alongside All-New Model

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Despite the fact that Nissan revealed an all-new Rogue at the Frankfurt Motor Show that will go on sale in November as a 2014 model, the current generation version of the car in North America will not be retired yet. The Japanese carmaker said it will continue to sell it as the Rogue Select “due to popular demand.”

This Is How Much You Can Shrink a Car and Still Have it be Street Legal

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Move over Peel P50 and custom-made Top Gear microcar, because there’s a new and even smaller kid on the block! As I'm sure you all know, the Peel was the bulbous little blue car driven by Jeremy Clarkson into the BBC the actual offices, in an episode of the show, from 2007.

Volvo Concept Coupe May Be Built in Small Series, Report Says

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The Volvo Concept Coupe was undoubtedly one of the stars of this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, pushing many to wonder whether it will reach production or simply remain a beautiful study.

Good news may be on the way since Volvo is said to consider a limited production run of the Concept Coupe following the enthusiastic reception of the car. A report from German car magazine Auto Bild says Volvo’s top managers were impressed by the car’s success in Frankfurt and are now analyzing the possibility to build it in a small series.

Volkswagen's 262HP Scirocco R Driven on US Soil

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Volkswagen remains confused as to whether or not its US customers want the Scirocco R. They already offer the Golf R VI, which comes in the same shade of blue and basically, has the same engine, but it only comes with all-wheel drive.

Mercedes-Benz Confirms S-Class Convertible Based on S-Class Coupe

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It wasn’t exactly a secret that Mercedes-Benz was planning a convertible version of the new S-Class, but now it’s official. Mercedes-Benz product development boss Thomas Weber told Automotive News that the automaker will build a convertible version of its new flagship sedan.

Europe's Fastest Nissan GT-R has 1,500HP and Does the 1/4 Mile in 8.47 Sec

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If there's one car that can excel in straight line racing right off the bat, it's the fabled Nissan GT-R. Even in pure stock form, it sprints through the quarter mile in the 10-second range, so you can imagine what some selective tuning can do.

In fact, you don't have to use your imagination at all. Across the pond, Exelixis Motorsports, a tuning company based in Romania that was founded by the pairing of some capable Romanian and Greek techs, is claiming to have created the fastest GT-R in Europe.

Volvo Spokesperson Denies Rumors of S100 Flagship

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Not too long ago (no, really, it was less than a week ago), we posted a story discussing Volvo’s possible entry into the large luxury sedan market with a model called the S100. It was said to rival the likes of the Audi A8 and Mercedes-Bens S-Class, being built on an extended version of the platform set to underpin the next S80.

What Would Top Gear UK's Intro Look in GTA V Universe?

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Can you believe the things people come up with these days in their free time (free…what you say)? XboxAhoy, a YouTube content producer, who if you didn't notice it from his scree name, is a game fanatic, asked the following question in his own words:

"So I was thinking: 'What would Top Gear be like if it were set in the GTA V universe?' - and several hours later, this was rendered," wrote XboxAhoy.

Skoda Produces 1,500,000th Second-Generation Fabia

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Skoda has produced the 1,500,000th second-generation Fabia, a 1.2 TDI model, at the company’s main plant in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic. Launched in 2007, the second-generation Fabia is available in four versions and special models. The B-segment model is available as a hatchback, estate, more rugged Scout version and the sporty RS.

Alfa Romeo 4C Impresses One More Reviewer

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Now that Alfa Romeo has let the press drive the 4C, video reviews of the mid-engined sports car have started pouring in, with Autocar’s Steve Cropley being the latest to share his impressions on what he calls the most important Alfa Romeo of the past two decades.

BMW Said to Have Started Work on 1-Series FWD Sedan for 2017 Launch

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Mercedes-Benz launched the CLA four-door coupe, Audi replied with the A3 Sedan, so what is BMW doing? Well, the Bavarians have reportedly started preliminary work on a rival for these cars, a front-wheel drive 1-Series that is scheduled to launch in 2017.

Nevada State Motorcyclists will Soon be Able to Legally Run Red Lights

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The motorcyclists I've met always seem to complain about the same basic things, like how some drivers don’t pay attention and thus they have to always be extra careful, or how their lane-splitting methodologies are frowned upon by some, despite not really affecting them directly in any way. To these we then add the numerous region-specific problems, like the one regarding traffic lights that some US states have faced.

Jay Leno Gets Acquainted with Ford Focus ST, Likes its Engine and Manual Gearbox

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As Ford’s first global performance vehicle, it is important for the Focus ST to get it right in all major markets it is sold. Featuring more or less identical specs in all the countries where it is available, the Focus ST is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged EcoBoost gasoline engine delivering 252 horsepower and 270 lb-ft (365 Nm) of torque.

IIHS Tests Frontal Crash Mitigation and Avoidance Systems, Highest Ratings go to Subaru

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Up until now, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated a car’s safety credentials based on the usual, familiar crash tests, as well as the number and complexity of the electronic safety systems it had fitted.

Front crash prevention or mitigation setups were, of course, taken into consideration, but the Institute only checked whether or not a car came with these, and not how effective they were.

Buy a New Nissan Versa Note via Amazon, Have the Chance to See it Delivered in a…Box

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Here's a rather nifty marketing stunt from Nissan and Amazon, which may be something more than that, given how the online business has transformed just about every industry in the world, and we wouldn't be surprised if the retailer is actually gauging reactions as well as taking down its own…ahemnotes.

Hit and Run Driver Thought No Body Was Looking…

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At a first glance, this incident looks rather trivial in comparison to some of the other marvels that we encounter on a daily basis on Russian roads; the camera-equipped car slows down before a sharp turn with another car smashing into it from behind. Nothing to see here, right? Not so fast…

Nissan Reveals More Luxurious Navara SV Flagship Model

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Nissan has added some premium features to the European market Navara pickup that enhance comfort and make it look a drop more premium.

Based on the range topping LE trim level, the SV (special version) adds Alcantara and leather trim on the interior, with the center part of the seats covered in Alcantara and featuring an embossed Nissan logo, while the side bolsters, headrests, armrest, gearshift and handbrake surrounds and door inserts are all covered in double-stitched leather.

Harley Earl's Personal 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible for Sale

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If the Corvette is the most coveted and well-known sports car in the American automobile industry, then the man responsible for creating the myth and leading GM's brands through their wonder years as the company’s head of design, Harley J. Earl, is among the most influential and greatest designers to ever come out of the country.

Jaguar Reminds Us What Driving Really Means in New Short Film "Escapism"

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Following the short action movie called “Desire” with the Jaguar F-Type, the British carmaker has released another production called “Escapism”. The film is centered on the relaxing effect that driving has on David Gandy, a British model who was invited to steer one of Jaguar Heritage Racing team’s cars at this year’s Mille Miglia – the XK120.

Chevrolet Goes SEMA with Silverado Z71 Volunteer Firefighter and Black Ops Concepts

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Let the 2013 SEMA Show concept games begin – for GM, at least, which has just yanked the proverbial covers off two 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck studies that it has prepared for the upcoming Las Vegas event in early November.

Porsche Insider Allegedly Leaks Product Plan Slides

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A set of slides with Porsche's upcoming projects, reportedly sourced from an internal dealer meeting that took place in Atlanta, Georgia, this month, were leaked onto Jalopnik today.

We have not yet independently confirmed their authenticity, but everything revealed in the slides sounds and looks reasonable, though, the appearance of an Autobild magazine render of the Macan, does raise some questions.

Tesla Model S Owner Reportedly Involved in Unintended Acceleration Incident

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Electric Vehicles often require special techniques to be driven properly, and the Tesla Model S is no exception – quite the contrary, actually. You have to get used to all the controls being on the central screen, the way the brake regeneration system cuts in, as well as the instant performance offered by the rear-mounted motor. The latter has proven to be a very powerful unit that really breathes (silent) life into the hefty sedan, motivating it with ease.

Pow! Purple Haired Batman Kicks Ass in Russian Road Rage Act to Save Girl!

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There are some things that are just all too weird and bizarre even for Russian standards – and that should tell you a lot about the following incident, which I tell you, is a must to watch

So, the video begins with the dash-cam equipped car making a turn on what initially seems a quiet street in Moscow's Marfino district. However, the driver stops, not only because an old lady is crossing the road, but also because there's a parked car with a driver wearing a Ferrari coat quarreling with a young woman.

California Approves Extension of EV Financial Incentives, will Build 100 Hydrogen Stations

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The sunny state of California has placed increasing emphasis on its desire to go all-green by 2040, when it hopes 100 percent of all cars purchased in the state will have zero tailpipe emissions. However, on their way to that lofty end goal, they still have to popularize these vehicles, and what better way of doing so than an extension of the familiar tax credits awarded to those who buy an all-electric or plug-in car now.

VW Prices the Cross Up! from €13,950 in Germany, Shows New Photos

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Volkswagen has put a price on the crossover-flavored Cross Up! minicar, with the most accessible model starting at €13,950 ($18,835) in Germany. The fourth member of Volkswagen's lifestyle family cars after the CrossPolo, CrossGolf and CrossTouran, the Cross Up!, features a more rugged appearance than the base Up! five-door hatchback, thanks to exclusive exterior appointments.