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Autos: Ownership

Pair of Almost-New Buick Grand National Twins Up For Auction

Friday  14:55,   18 january 2019
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There is no shortage of low-mile Buick Grand Nationals for sale, it seems. While they made less than 10,000, it seems like just about all of them were put in a bubble or a barn where they waited to appreciate. Not all of them did. But these two GNs... >>>

Time for a J-turn, It’s Jim Rockford’s Firebird For Sale

Friday  14:42,   18 january 2019
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The Bandit didn’t originate the cool on-screen Firebird. Nope. It was that everyman PI, Jim Rockford, played by Jim Garner. He didn’t need a speedy car. Speedier than that. Instead of the garish Trans Am, ol’ Jimmy drove something a little more... >>>

A True Team Canada Takes On American Sports Car Racing

Friday  13:55,   18 january 2019
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There are Canadians everywhere in racing. From open-wheel to stock cars, sports cars, and junior series; from drivers to crew chiefs and engineers and tire changers and just about every position in between, if a mechanical thing on wheels is going... >>>

Best of 2019 North American International Auto Show

Friday  13:55,   18 january 2019
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While I’m sure many will say that the lack of any German manufacturers save Volkswagen was the real story of this year’s Detroit Show, there was plenty of cool metal on display, from new car debuts to the return of some old favorites. Here are our... >>>

The Boys are Back: We Watch The First Episode of the New Season of The Grand Tour

Thursday  17:05,   17 january 2019
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This season, on The Grand Tour: Jeremy wears a moustache. Richard rolls over. And James yells CLARKSON!!! This is when the TV producers would roll the appropriate clips over the opening credits. But since we don’t have that luxury, you’ll need to... >>>

Rolex 24 at Daytona Gears Up, Just Over a Week Away

Thursday  15:05,   17 january 2019
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Get ready for the 57th running of the biggest endurance race in North America. The Rolex 24 at Daytona is getting ready to start off the 12 rounds of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on January 26th. There will be four classes and 47 >>>

LEGO Launches Dodge Building Sets

Thursday  15:17,   10 january 2019
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Dodge and the LEGO Group have announced a partnership pairing the two iconic brands through a new multimedia marketing campaign. The campaign launches with a new 30-second television commercial “Metamorphosis” that first breaks across the Dodge... >>>

MINI Driving Experience

Tuesday  22:12,   08 january 2019
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The original, iconic Mini was designed by the innovative Sir Alec Issigonis in the late 1950s in response to consumer demand for smaller, more fuel efficient automobiles. Despite slow sales initially, the diminutive two door continued to sell for... >>>

Real F1 Power for your Porsche

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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McLaren, Ferrari, and Mercedes-AMG all talk about putting “Formula 1-style” drivetrains into the most extreme versions of their road cars. This one puts its race car money where its race car mouth is. Lanzante is putting real, honest to goodness... >>>

Back to Perfection

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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ATLANTA, GA: Did you know more than 70 per cent of all Porsches ever built are still on the road? And that has developed into a sizeable business for what has become one of the largest vintage single marque ownership group in the world. To keep all... >>>

Dearly Departed: 10 Discontinued Cars We Wish Were Still Built

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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The pages of automotive history are lined with great cars and trucks. Some of them, like vintage Italian cars, were joys to drive and imbued with cubic acres of soul but bankrupted their owners with horrendous upkeep and maintenance bills. There are >>>

Racing Roundup: Alonso to Race Stock Cars in NASCAR? Yup – Maybe

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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Let’s connect a few dots and see where they take us. In 2003, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya “traded” his Williams F1 car to NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, in return for his Winston Cup stock car. Two things happened as >>>

Steve McQueen’s Green Willys Up for Auction

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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Steve McQueen is well known and loved for his own love of cars and motorcycles, and even watches. He’s also known for being in a few movies you might have heard of. Like something called Bullitt, and a little movie called Le Mans. It all means that... >>>

Aston Martin DBS 59 Calls Back To Epic Le Mans Win

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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Aston Martin is building a throwback special edition to celebrate 60 years since one of its greatest racing wins. A callback to 1959, when a pair of DBR1 racers finished 1-2 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The DBS 59 is a DBS Superleggera with some... >>>

Audi Designs Animated Movie Concept Car

Tuesday  18:45,   08 january 2019
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Audi brings futuristic design and mobility to the big screen for the first time with the Audi RSQ e-tron, a fictional, virtual performance concept car created for Twentieth Century Fox’s animated film “Spies in Disguise.” The full-battery electric... >>>