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Ferrari F12 hits 350 km/h on Public Road – Supposedly with Vettel Behind the Wheel


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We don’t know if it’s a present for signing his new contract or a serious boys’ toy he indulged himself in but, apparently, four times Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel has already hit top speed in one of Ferrari’s cars.

This DeLorean is an Accurate Replica of Back To The Future Movie Car, Minus the Time Travel


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The DeLorean DMC-12 time machine from the late 1980s “Back to the Future” trilogy is one of the most iconic movie cars, so it’s no wonder people are still into it.

Specialist Explains the Art of Drift Car Building


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The recipe for building a basic drift car is very simple. As you yourself move from being a novice, though, so does the complexity of your machine, as UK-based Driftworks Limited owner and driver Phil Morrison explains in the XCar video posted here.

Jay Leno Surprises Wounded War Veteran with New Dodge SRT Challenger Hellcat


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You’ve got to give it to the man: not only is Jay Leno an outstanding comedian and a hell of a car fanatic with a huge collection, he’s also got a soft side – and he’s willing to share some of the goods.

Nissan Unveils Restored 1996 Maxima V6 it Bought from Craigslist [w/Videos]


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Remember when Nissan announced it would buy a 1996 Maxima V6 whose owner advertised it in a funny video on Craigslist?

Next-Gen GTA 5 is the Same as Before but Prettier


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Aside from the all-new first-person mode, the next-gen console version of Grand Theft Auto 5 doesn’t really add a lot of new content. It does, however, improve the graphics quality considerably and it also runs smoother, while processing more at the same time – if you play it, you’ll notice the denser more realistic traffic.

A Dozen Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Porsche and Mercedes Cars Burn In Moscow


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Rolls-Royce, two Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans and G-Class SUV, along with five different Porsche sports cars burned to the ground in a fire that broke out at a Moscow parking lot last night.

Poor Thing! Lamborghini Suffers 10 Hours of Catcalling in NYC


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And you thought 10 hours of walking in New York City as a sexy lady / Batman / spicy guy was bad; just wait to see what's it's like being an exotic Italian model of the Lamborghini genre

This Guy Has Our Permission To Talk On His Phone Whenever He Wants


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Usually, we're against people talking on mobile devices when driving or walking across a road, and for very good reasons, but we'll make a special exception for this guy.

X-Men Kia Sorento Has Wolverine's Claws Up Its Butt


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Why on earth would someone graft Wolverine's adamantium claws on the back of a 2016 Kia Sorento? We’ll, they're actually up front too and the reason for that is purely promotional.

This Made-Up Ford WRC Rally Car is Awsome


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The current Ford WRC car is a Fiesta; that’s pretty cool, but this made up mid-engined idea is even better. It’s the work of designer Ken Nagasaka who thought the Blue Oval could go further with its rally implication and create a bespoke model along these lines.

All-New Ford Mustang Conquers Burj Khalifa, World's Tallest Building [w/Videos]


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Ford has inaugurated its latest business unit, Middle East and Africa, by launching the all-new Mustang on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It’s a repeat of a similar stunt taken earlier this year, when a team of Ford employees dismantled a Mustang and transported it bit by bit with the elevator on top of the Empire State Building in New York.

What the Hell Was That? Russian Dashcam Captures Massive Night Flash


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A number of motorists recorded a mysterious bright orange flash that lit up the sky in Russia's Sverdlovsk region in the Urals on November 14 on their dash-cams.

Dude, Your Car is on Fire Phone App Prank


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Here's one of those “Why didn't I think of that?” moments for you; a phone app that allows users to snap a picture of a car and Photoshop a fire or damages into the image.

Fiat's Lapo Elkann "Loves This Fiat 127 Prototype"


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Lapo Elkann, the grandson of Fiat scion Gianni Agnelli, brother of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann, and heir to Italy's biggest industrial dynasty, has given his seal of approval for David Obendorfer's independently-made 127 concept.

Ken Block's 845HP Mustang Takes LA by Storm in Gymkhana 7


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Ladies and gentlemen, the Gymkhana 7 video is here and is as spectacular as ever. It features Ken Block’s latest toy, an 845hp Ford Hoonicorn RTR, which is the stage name for an all-wheel drive monster that loves four-wheel drifts.

Watch Two Pedestrians Narrowly Escape Overturning Van


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A dashboard camera in St Petersburg, Russia, recorded a hair-raising accident when an SUV T-boned a large van knocking it over and sending it towards two pedestrians.

London's Supercar Invasion Comes to the Spotlight Again


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Ask any motor enthusiast what they think about a concentrated population of noisy supercars, flashy sports models and luxury rides on city streets, and you'll get a big smile, but not all London residents feel the same.

Rider Pulls a Wheelie in London, Gets Busted By Cool Horse Riding Cops


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Who ever said cops have to be gun-wielding cowboys with an attitude to match to get their point across to rule-breaking motorists?

Who's to Blame for This Accident?


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A Hyundai Accent saloon drives by a large truck and rams a Ford Focus hatch passing across the road topping it over on its roof; who do you think is at fault here?