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The Cars You're Most Likely Going To See In A Rental Lot


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There's a very good reason why you see a fair number of the Toyota Yaris on rental car lots across the U.S. It's the same reason you're also offered a Chevy Impala as an upgrade.

Ford Gets into Halloween Mood with Car Wash Prank


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It takes a lot of courage (or health tests beforehand) to play a prank like the one Ford played on 30 strangers who were on their way to a filmed test drive.

Porsche Rented The Sistine Chapel For a Corporate Event


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Forty people were treated to dinner and classical music on Porsche's dime Saturday night in Rome. Which doesn't sound like a big deal until you realize it was in Vatican City – and in the Sistine Chapel.

Citizen Pulls Over Cop in Unmarked Car, Asks for ID and Gives Him a Warning!


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An unbelievable scene took place in Washington State when activist and former congressional candidate Gavin Seim turned the tables around a cop demanding his ID and giving him a warning for illegally patrolling in an unmarked car!

Jay Leno’s new TV Show to Center on "Car Stories, History, Driving and Investing"


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One cannot help but be excited at the prospect of hearing Jay Leno talk more about cars; his passion is contagious and his very high knowledge-ability means you learn something new from nearly every one of his videos.

Now, CNBC has revealed more details about his proposed new car show that’s set to debut in 2015.

Show Us Cars You Secretly Like But Are Ashamed to Admit It


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There's no shame in liking what you like just as long as it's legal and ethical, and you shouldn't have to explain or justify your preferences to anyone, but... sometimes, we all fall into the trap of going with popular opinion just for the sake of wanting to fit in.

Lucky Driver Ejected from Crashed SUV Walks Away


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Looks like someone was extraordinarily fortunate in this crash, as despite not wearing a seatbelt and thrown out of his SUV, the driver survived and walked away.

Sure, Why Not? BMW M4-Based Pickup Rendering


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We won’t take this BMW M4 pickup rendering as something far-fetched, because we know something very similar exists, based on the M4’s predecessor. In fact, said modified E92 M3 also served a practical purpose, being able to carry 450 kg or 992 lbs in the back.

Speeding Audi Q7 Youngster is One Lucky Dastard


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An overly enthusiastic 20-year old driver from Romania learned a few things about speed and the laws of physics, surprisingly without getting hurt, after rolling into a pole.

Hyundai Pays the Price for Middle Finger and Cutting Off Another Motorist


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Welcome to another inexplicable road-rage episode where a Hyundai i30 driver in Donetsk, Ukraine (we believe), got more than what he bargained for during a confrontation with another motorist.
We suspect that there's more to this incident than the 1:45 minutes of footage shared by the dash-cam driver of what appears to be an old Nissan SUV, but what we see here are the two motorists haggling each other on the road.

Does the Jaguar F-Type S Have the Best Sounding V6 Ever?


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Have you ever asked yourself which V6 is the best sounding one ever?

Yes there are some older ones that sound great, from the likes of Alfa Romeo or Nissan, but CarThrottle says the best of the lot is the one powering the new Jaguar F-Type.

English Bulldog Waving Back to Fellow Biker is Da Boss


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You'll be pleased to know that not all motorcycle-cam videos are about near misses, crashes and fights; this one is about a super cool pup riding shotgun who likes to wave back to bikers.

What a Jerk! Citroen Runs Brazilian Taxi Off the Road


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We still can't believe that the taxicab driver literally walked out of this crash alive after he was run off the road by a black Citroen C3 in Brazil.

What Did You Think About South Park's Handicar Episode and Their Take on Tesla, Lincoln?


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After two episodes of "Ya, Ya, Ya" fixating on Lorde, South Park returned on Wednesday with the automotive-themed "Handicar".

Ford GT Smacks a Toyota and Then Runs Away!


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If you can afford a supercar like the Ford GT, you should have no problem whatsoever dealing with an accident that you caused on the road, right?

This is What Ford Mustang EcoBoost Fake Engine Noise Sounds Like


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The secret’s out that the new turbocharged Ford Mustang EcoBoost gets fakery pumped into the cabin to make the driver feel racy. However, the question is just how much of what you hear inside is real and how much is artificially generated.

Dupe Alert: Dad Smashing Son's Car with Xbox


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This is a dupe alert over a video of an angry dad smashing his nerdy-looking son's Mitsubishi SUV with an Xbox. And yes, it's fake.

Driver Just Stands and Films While Lady Trucker Knocks Down Tree and Hits a Pickup


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What would you do if you saw a fellow motorist having a hard time turning around an 18-wheeler rig at a parking lot?

Woman Hits Truck, Gets Struck by 2nd Truck, Yet Makes it Out Alive!


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It’s hard to believe just by watching the dashcam footage, but the young lady driving the Ford Focus survived this horrific accident that occurred in Belgium.

Watch a Drone Wreak Havoc at Serbia-Albania Football Match


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We've seen drones employed at war and even to troll cops, but we've never seen one used to provoke and stop an official football game, which is what happened tonight at the Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania.