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EV West Starts Monthly Show About Electric Conversions


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You may remember the name EV West as the company responsible for creating the impressive all-electric BMW M3 E36, a mad tire-smoking car aimed at track driving.

Now, the company has announced it will host a monthly YouTube-based show talking about electric conversions.

AutoGuide Says 'Happy Holidays' To YouTube Trolls


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Yes, you, the YouTube commenter, so witty and snarky. Now how does it sound when it's directed back to you?

Jay Leno has a Blast in 680 HP Modified Lotus


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Lotus is renowned for producing great handling cars with an emphasis on 'adding lightness'.

However, most models don’t really have all that much power, and for instance, it would not be conceivable for a 2005 Elise to be as fast as this modified example driven by Jay Leno – it has 680 hp and it’s actually mostly hand-built, using the Lotus as a base.

Mazda3 Takes on Equally Priced Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series


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There’s a very thin line between premium and mainstream offerings in the small and compact segments, and the following comparative review proves it.

Subaru Legacy Makes Right Turn, Ends up in Man’s Bedroom


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It must have been a real shocker to a 71 year-old Worcester, Massachusetts,  man to awaken to find that a Subaru Legacy was taking up half of his bed… and the entire room. He escaped unscathed, as the speeding Subaru stopped inches away.

Mercedes-AMG GT S Gets the Unboxing Treatment


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Have you watched those Chris “The Monkey” Harris videos, where he justifies his middle name by yelling and screaming while hooning the car? We bet you have. Evo’s testers do the same, only with less screaming.

Listen To Glickenhaus SCG 003 Racer Fire Up Ahead Of Nurburgring 24


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On Thursday, James Glickenhaus shared a teaser video of his one-off SCG 003 racing car start up for the first time. It was only July when the venerable New York-based investment manager and car enthusiast publically announced his ambitious plan to build a road-going racing car from scratch in order to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Holy Bolt! Lightning Hits Car of Church Robbers Chased By Cops!


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What was that eighth Commandment again - "Thou shalt not steal"?

Foolish Overtaking Gone Upside Down


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It's unfortunate that this accident happened and we hope everyone inside the car was fine, but this driver was practically begging for trouble.

Vauxhall Celebrates Production of Five Millionth Car at Ellesmere Plant


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Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory has been building cars for fifty years, and in 2014 it produced it five millionth model. The plant currently employs 1,800 workers and makes the Vauxhall variant of the Opel Astra (basically the same car but with right-hand drive).

Chevy Previews 2016 Volt's Interior and On-Demand Regenerative Braking


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Only a few weeks prior to the 2016 Volt's world premiere in Detroit, Chevy has shared a video teasing the car's interior and new on-demand regenerative braking system.

Indian Man Has Been Driving Backwards Since 2003


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I’m not a big fan of going backwards in my car and I struggle to remember the last time I heard someone say how good it feels to reverse.

F1 Driver Marc Gené Adds Context to Ferrari FXX K


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Ferrari’s new LaFerrari FXX K track-only limited special is the third of its kind from the manufacturer. Aside from it being a hybrid and faster than before, what makes it so special? Spanish F1 test driver Marc Gené, one of the few people who have driven all three FXX models, puts it into perspective.

Bad Girl Drives Off Booted BMW X5


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During an open audition for Oxygen TV's "Bad Girls Club" reality show, one of the participants waiting in line filmed a woman driving away with a freshly mounted wheel clamp on her X5.

Islamic Terrorists’ Tweet Lands Former F-250 Truck Owner in Hot Water


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A photo posted on the Twitter feed of an Islamic militant group in Syria is causing a lot of trouble for a plumber in Texas. In fact, said plumber has the phones ringing off the hook with all kinds of threats.

Teknikens Värld Finds the New Ford Mondeo "Dangerously Overweight"


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Teknikens Värld has made lots of headlines with its moose test, which a number of vehicles have failed to muster, the latest victim being the Porsche Macan. Now the Swedish magazine has put the new Ford Mondeo under its microscope – and there seems to be a serious problem: its weight.

Tesla Model S P85D Monsters Ferrari 550


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There’s a huge performance gap between the Tesla Model S P85D, with 619 hp and all-wheel drive, and a twenty-year-old Ferrari 550 with only rear-wheel drive and a meager 485 hp.

The Tesla reaches sixty a whole second faster on paper and this is immediately apparent in the real world too.

Motor Week Puts the Porsche Macan Turbo Through its Paces


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When I last visited Porsche’s Leipzig plant, the factory was expanding and getting retooled to produce the new Macan compact luxury crossover alongside the saloon and the second-gen Cayenne.

CR Explains Why 2015 Acura TLX Can’t Cut it in the Big League


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The 2015 Acura TLX is probably even more conservatively styled than some Audis, and that’s not a compliment. Aside from the blingy headlights, the rest of the design is dull, even if it’s handsomely proportioned.

Range Rover Sport SVR Loves to Drift


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We already know that the 542hp (550PS) Range Rover Sport SVR feels more at home on a circuit than on off-road trails, as it is the fastest SUV around the Nürburgring Nordscheife with a 8:14 lap.