2006 Ford GT with 10.8 miles on the clock heads to auction

2006 Ford GT with 10.8 miles on its odometer - Image via RM AuctionsRare cars with low mileage are basically duck calls for moneyed automotive investors. There doesn't seem to be a financial downside when it comes to securing these unicorn machines. One will pop up on an auction listing site and you can practically hear bank accounts across the world tingling in anticipation of the time when the gavel will strike...
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Jay Leno goes Tactical with the 2017 Ariel Nomad

Jay Leno drives the Ariel Nomad TacticalWhen Britain's Ariel first showed off the Atom back in 2000, the automotive enthusiast world was blown back. This was a company taking the idea of focused engineering to a new level. The Atom is essentially a race car that can be registered for the road—legally. In 2015, Ariel did it again when it launched its buggy; the Nomad. That mad...
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Podcast: Episode 227 – Dan McNiff of Dinan [SEMA 2017]

Dan McNiff has turned into one of our favorite podcast guests over the last few years. Dan is a technical project manager and oversees warrantying all the beautiful upgrades for BMWs (and Minis) at Dinan. Reprising his SEMA role from last year Dan stops by to share details on their new ...
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First Drive: 2018 Kia Stinger GT

Here’s a car we’ve been looking forward to driving for some time now. The roll out of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT has been happening for awhile and we’ve waited quite a bit to see if the car lives up to the hype it’s generating. First off, you should know ...
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A McLaren P1 Experimental Prototype is for sale

2013 McLaren P1 XP05 Experimental Prototype is for saleWhen an automaker is developing a new vehicle, it first creates prototype versions that get thrashed to hell and back. Validation tests put specific areas of a vehicle in high-stress situations so engineers can find what's going to break, and what they can do to stop it from breaking. When a prototype vehicle is finished with its work, it's...
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A McLaren P1 Experimental Prototype is for sale

2013 McLaren P1 XP05 Experimental Prototype is for saleWhen an automaker is developing a new vehicle, it first creates prototype versions that get thrashed to hell and back. Validation tests put specific areas of a vehicle in high-stress situations so engineers can find what's going to break, and what they can do to stop it from breaking. When a prototype vehicle is finished with its work, it's...
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Mark Webber auditions to drive for “The Grand Tour”

Mark Webber auditions to drive for The Grand TourThe trio from "The Grand Tour" is back in action as the second series of the program gets ready to stream to your televisions and devices. This time around James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond have bid adieu to "The American," former NASCAR driver Mike Skinner. That means they're in need of a new driver for their show. Auditions are...
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This is the all-new Aston Martin Vantage

Say hello to a brand-new Vantage. This is Aston Martin’s latest machine to wear a name that goes back to 1951. Today it’s applied to a vehicle that doesn’t just continue on with a storied legacy, but rockets the Vantage into the future. It’s aggressively styled. From the oversized grille ...
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Ford now offers a plug-in hybrid cop car

2018 Ford Special Services Plug-In Hybrid SedanFord loves a good police vehicle. Earlier this year, Ford showed us the first pursuit-rated Hybrid police vehicle. The Blue Oval also offered the 2018 Expedition for police use. Now Ford is bringing a plug-in hybrid sedan into active duty. It's called the Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan. Based on a Ford Fusion plug-in hybrid, this...
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This Chevy LT-1 V-8 runs without the car

A Chevy crate engine that works in the crateOrdering a crate engine for your project car build is sure to be an exciting experience. With so many top notch motor choices out there, it's hard to go wrong. Sometimes though, you want to save a few bucks and that's when you turn to a dropout engine. A dropout isn't an engine that left automotive finishing school early, but rather one plucked...
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The Apollo Intensa Emozione sounds amazing even at part throttle

Apollo Intensa EmozioneThe world is nearly ready to welcome another low-volume high-performance road rocket. This one comes to us from Apollo. It's called the Intensa Emozione, which is Italian for "intense emotion," a name entirely fitting as you'll soon discover in this video taken during a recent track day. You'll definitely run the gamut of your emotions if you ever...
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Jeremy Clarkson tapped for new partnership between Mercedes and Emirates

Jeremy Clarkson touts the benefits of Emirates first-class suitesEmirates Airlines recently convinced Jeremy Clarkson to say a few fine words to a camera in regards to its updated first-class seating accommodations. Clarkson, in a video spot for the airline, goes on to describe some of the many features made available to those fortunate enough to fly in this space. And we do mean fortunate, as this ticket is...
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Mercedes-AMG lets you say it with puddle lamps

Mercedes-AMG adds 3D puddle lampsHere in the States, we have a fascination with car badging. We want others to know the make and model of our cars. Automakers allow you to shout this from the roadways with badging, decals, and now all sorts of lighting options. Mercedes-Benz offers a giant lighted star for the nose of its vehicles, so the look-at-my-brand game can continue well...
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Watch the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 mph

Watch this Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 miles per hourThe magic number you're looking for here is 321. That's the figure, in kilometers per hour, that translates to the magic barrier that is 200 mph. This is the number that separates truly fast cars from ones that merely knock on the door of fast. Porsche gets this, and that's why the 2018 911 GT2 RS is able to pass the 200 mph mark. And then some...
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