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2015 Shanghai Show's Copycats Include A Porsche Cayman-Like Coupe With A Ferrari Face


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For all the progress we've seen over the years, Chinese carmakers continue to flatter their Western counterparts in the…ahem…most sincere form: imitation.

Watch Yoichi Imamura's D1GP Lexus LFA Drift Car In Action!


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This is not a video of a demonstration Lexus LFA drifting in some PR media event. This is a full-on professionally build Lexus LFA drift car for professional driver Yoichi Imamura for this year's Japan D1GP!

The Hoff Talks About KITT And Shows How To Do A Reverse 180


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David Hasselhoff is getting a lot of attention these days due to his latest video-clip because of its plain ridiculous ‘80s vibes but it’s always good to see him talking about the show that introduced him to our lives.

New Video Shows One-Off Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc Backing Into LaFerrari


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Thanks to Carscoops' reader 'jujernault', we can now show you the incident of the one-off Bugatti Veyron GS L'Or Blanc backing into a LaFerrari from a better angle through a much higher quality video.

NY Man Burns Down Three Cars While Trying To Kill Bedbugs! [w/Videos]


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Apparently, pouring rubbing alcohol inside your car to kill bedbugs and lighting up a cigarette at the same time is a very, very bad idea.

Check Out the Crazy Off-Road Charger From Furious 7


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The 7th installment of the Furious franchise gave us the opportunity to watch some of the craziest cars ever in cinema history, with that off-road Charger sitting on top of them.

Teen's Road Sign Prom Proposal Doesn't Go So Well


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Teen driver Daniel Pena came up with a romantic (or so he thought) plan to ask his girlfriend Alex to the prom, erecting signs with words along a road.

Your Kid Cold Be like Mad Max With These Shrunken Road Warrior Cars


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These Mad Max-themed kid cars are either an April Fools joke that dragged on for too long, or an actual product you’ll be able to buy – it’s probably obviously the former, though.

The video’s comment section is confusing to say the least, but apparently they were all one-offs made by people in the Nerdist office.

Bugatti Veyron Backs Into A LaFerrari!


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A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L'Or Blanc – yes, that's the one with the porcelain fittings and trims, was filmed outside what looks like a hotel backing right into a parked red Ferrari LaFerrari.

Crazy Road Rage Incident In London Between Two BMW Owners


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A road rage incident that took place on London's Great Eastern Road - possibly earlier this week, quickly escalated from nasty name-calling to nuclear with one of the driver's pinning a man with his car.

Woman Allegedly Filled Her Engine With Water Instead Of Oil To Cool It Down


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There's nothing wrong with using water – well, actually mixed with ethylene- / propylene-glycol or antifreeze, to cool down an internal combustion engine, just as long as you know where to put it.

Police Say Cop Was Right To Plow Cruiser Into Suspect, What Do You Think?


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Dramatic dashcam footage of an Arizona police officer intentionally ramming his car into an armed robbery suspect walking on the pavement at high speed has emerged online.

Is This For Real? Alleged ISIS Suicide Bomber's Car Explodes Mid-Air


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We've yet to validate the claim, but it's reported that this footage shows an ISIS suicide bomber's (or possibly just an ISIS bomber's) vehicle exploding for a second time while in the air.

This Is The Unaired Motorweek Pilot With A Very Calm John Davis


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Well, here's a treat: the very, very first episode of Motorweek, previously unseen before it landed on YouTube. And it starts with a surprise.
 

This Florida Granny Drives a Porsche 918


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There’s no denying it – this granny is cooler than your grandma, at least by the car she drives; the woman was spotted driving a Porsche 918 hybrid hypercar, where else but that pensioners’ pasture, Florida.

Sylvester Stallone's 'Warburtons: The Deliverers' Spot is Hilarious


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If you thought Rocky, Rambo or Ross were tough, wait till you meet the guy trying his best to get you your Warburtons bread.

Heads Up! Manhole Explodes Some 200ft Into The Air During Interview


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The last thing that WGRZ-TV photojournalist Dave Harrington was expecting to see during an interview of a local resident about an underground electrical fire in downtown Buffalo, NY, was a manhole cover rocketing into the air.

Jeremy Clarkson Hints 'Top Gear' Trio May Return Outside Of BBC


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Top Gear will never be the same again now that Jeremy Clarkson has left the BBC -or will it ?

Polish Parody Laughs At Fast And Furious 7


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While I haven’t seen Fast and Furious 7, which is apparently a bit better than 6, that’s really not saying much. This Polish parody/spoof video using movie dialog dubbed over perfectly sums up what people should be thinking about this tired re-reboot of a franchise that should have died off long ago.

Cyclist Sideswiped By Tanker Truck; Who's At Fault Here?


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There's no question that riding a bicycle on a highway is a very risky activity, regardless of what the law allows or dictates.