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California's Rich Kids of China and Their Super Exotic Car Tastes


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There's a secret cultural revolution going on in California, but it's not the kind that paralyzed China in the 1960s and 1970s; this is the discreet uprising of China's 21st century elite.

Police Catch a Whiff of Ferrari F50 Wakeboard Video


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You can't even upload a video of yourself doing something stupid and possibly illegal on YouTube without catching the attention of the cops these days…

Workers Use Fork Lift to Illegally Move Legally Parked Ford


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What can you do when a parked car obstructs your work? Under normal circumstances, not much. But when you have a fork lift at your disposal, ideas may spring to mind.

A $1.15 Million McLaren P1 Just Crashed In Dallas, Texas


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This just in; a new McLaren P1 was involved in a serious accident in Dallas, Texas today, and these are the first photos of the crash.

Subaru Runs Over Protesters During Ferguson Rally in Minneapolis


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Shocking footage of a Subaru Outback plowing through a crowd of Ferguson demonstrators in downtown Minneapolis has surfaced online.

New Guinness World Record for Most Donuts Around a Car on Two Wheels


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There are all sorts of Guinness World Records involving cars, but did you know about the record for the most donuts around a car driving on two wheels?

Three Kings: This is How Top Gear Hosts Spend Their Hard-Earned Quid


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If there’s anyone on planet Earth that Top Gear, and especially the most controversial of its hosts, Jeremy Clarkson, hasn’t insulted yet, well, there’s no need to worry; sooner or later, they will.

Crumply Toyota Camry Saves Man's Life After Plunging 11-Stories!


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A window washer has a Toyota Camry to thank for being alive after he fell 11 stories, or more than 100 feet, Friday in downtown San Francisco.

Tokyo’s Car and Motorcycle Culture Comes Alive at Night [4K Video]


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One of the world biggest cities, Tokyo transforms at night into a playground for speed freaks and car crazy people.

Cops Chasing Californian Biker Gang Looks Like a Video Game Scene


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It may look like a scene from a first person video game, but it's real and it involved several police officers in cars and even a helicopter chasing a group of self-proclaimed stunt riders.

Four Brand New Shelby Models from the 1980s Unearthed on eBay!


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What are the odds of four brand new, never before registered, Shelby sports models from the 1980s popping up for sale after laying dormant in some warehouse for more than a quarter of a century?

Distracted Taiwanese Woman Runs Over A Couple Of Cars


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A distracted driver from Taiwan was involved in a bizarre accident when she accidentally collided and rolled over two passengers cars in Kaohsiung City.

Driver Almost Wrecks Corvette Stingray while Drag Racing BMW M3


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When a BMW M3 and a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray wait at the traffic lights there’s a good chance a drag race will happen when the lights turn green.

Truck Slips on Ice and Crashes Into Two Trains in Kazakhstan


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A CCTV camera recorded a deadly accident between a truck and two trains that happened in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Nov 22.

10 Sports and Luxury Cars Get the Pickup Truck Treatment


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Down Under, they call them Utes; here in the US, you'll often hear them collectively mentioned as El Caminos, even though the name refers to a Chevy, while the rest of the world is content with pickup trucks.

There's Hope After All For Russian Pedestrians!


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If Russian dash-cams have taught us anything, it's that many drivers don’t believe that pedestrians have the right of way, but alas, we discovered a bright, shining ray of hope.

Discovery to Launch New Turbo Pickers TV Show About Restoring Old Cars [w/Videos]


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Shows about people buying old heaps of junk on wheels and restoring them seem to be really popular. We like them a lot and find them both entertaining and somewhat educational – Discovery Channel is launching another one now, and judging by the trailers, it’s going to be pretty good.

Wakeboarding Behind a Ferrari F50 Sounds Like Fun


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Bet you never thought of using a Ferrari F50 as a tower for a wakeboarder before.

Fiat Embraces Its 'Fix It Again, Tony' Stigma In 500X Ad


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Possibly the last thing anyone expected Fiat to do when they re-entered the US market would be to address that infamous joke that their name stood for "Fix it again, Tony." But with the 2016 Fiat 500X, they've actually done it.

Truck Jumping Over Speeding F1 Car is an Insane Stunt


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Lotus F1 Team’s sponsor EMC has set up a highly spectacular stunt featuring a 2013 Formula 1 Lotus car, one of the team’s massive Renault trucks and a ramp.