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Did the Mystery Machine Really Beat the Supernatural Impala in a Drag Race?

Did the Mystery Machine Really Beat the Supernatural Impala in a Drag Race?

After a brief hiatus, the hit drama Supernatural returned last week with its long-anticipated “Scoobynatural” episode. Side by side, the famous Mystery Machine and Dean Winchester’s 1967 Chevrolet Impala took on the animated streets to hunt down a disturbed ghost haunting a local mansion. Of course, with two cars that are characters of their own, it was only […]

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Supernatural’s 1967 Impala Makes an Appearance Alongside the Scooby Doo Mystery Machine at PaleyFest

Supernatural’s 1967 Impala Makes an Appearance Alongside the Scooby Doo Mystery Machine at PaleyFest

@SuperWiki Baby and The Mystery Machine! #ScoobyNatural #SPNFamily #PaleyFest pic.twitter.com/9ufF8Fwmu0 — Michelle (@wombatvet) March 21, 2018 The long-awaited and long-requested “Scoobynatural” episode, a crossover between Supernatural and Scooby Doo, is almost here. Supernatural and Scooby Doo have a handful of similarities, such as hunting ghosts and fighting monsters while driving around in a pretty unique car. The Winchester brothers have even […]

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Update: Mystery Machine Driver Who Eluded Police By Abandoning Van Turns Self In to Get Van Back

Update: Mystery Machine Driver Who Eluded Police By Abandoning Van Turns Self In to Get Van Back

And she would have gotten away with it, too, if it weren’t for that pesky impound lot. So, remember two weeks ago, when a woman wanted for violating her probation became the target of a police chase when she ran from cops in a van painted like the Mystery Machine from Scooby Doo? If you don’t, then […]

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Mystery Machine Impounded, Driver on Run, Shaggy and Scooby Inconsolable

Mystery Machine Impounded, Driver on Run, Shaggy and Scooby Inconsolable

At last, we have an answer to the question, “What’s new, Scooby Doo?” Unfortunately, the answer to that question is, “Police have impounded the Mystery Machine after a long chase that exceeded 100mph at times.” Freddie wasn’t the one behind the wheel, however—that was 51-year-old Sharon Kay Turman of Redding, California, who had violated her […]

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6 Car Museums in Tennessee

6 Car Museums in Tennessee

Tennessee is home to country music, Jack Daniels, and beautiful Appalachian landscape. The Volunteer State is also home to several unique car museums, including the following six. Hollywood Star Cars Museum Known for its myriad tourist attractions and its access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is also home to the Hollywood Star […]

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“The A-Team” Van: History of the Classic GMC Vandura

“The A-Team” Van: History of the Classic GMC Vandura

If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you watched The A-Team at some point. The former Army Special Forces team of Hannibal, B.A. Baracus, Faceman, and Howlin’ Mad spent their time fighting crime and trying to clear their names of a crime they didn’t commit, all the while on the run from military […]

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What Famous Cars Are in That Walmart Commercial?

What Famous Cars Are in That Walmart Commercial?

How many of the movie and TV cars did you recognize?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … film awards season! The Golden Globe awards kicked it off last weekend and, in a couple of months, the road will have led us to the prestigious Academy Awards. In the meantime, film nerds everywhere are indulging in their love of cinema by reflecting on their […]

 Zachary Berry

Cartoon Car Spotlight: Remember the Time that Shaggy from “Scooby-Doo” Was Turned Into a Werewolf to Race Cars?

Cartoon Car Spotlight: Remember the Time that Shaggy from “Scooby-Doo” Was Turned Into a Werewolf to Race Cars?

Scooby and Shaggy get into a very "hairy" situation during "Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf"

Traditionally, Scooby-Doo is a pretty formulaic show. The Mystery Inc. gang stumbles upon a mystery, investigates, and eventually unmasks the monster, who turns out to be a disgruntled local. Still, every once in a while, the Scooby-Doo franchise tries something different. In The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, Scooby and the gang, sans Velma and Fred, […]

 Meg Thomson

8 Television and Film Cars ‘90s Kids Will Remember

8 Television and Film Cars ‘90s Kids Will Remember

While I like to pretend time isn’t flying by at the speed of light (it’s still 2008, right?), sometimes it can be fun to say, “Remember when?” I’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane and reflect on some of the memorable cars ‘90s kids grew up with on their screens. Going for a Test Drive? Here are […]

 Morgan Pritchett

The 10 Most Iconic Cartoon Family Vehicles

The 10 Most Iconic Cartoon Family Vehicles

Not too long ago, we all found out exactly what type of vehicle cartoon patriarch Homer Simpson drives, which then got me thinking, “What types of cars do other cartoon families have?” Instead of simply listing off the make and model of each animated family’s mode of transportation, here’s some info regarding the 10 best cartoon […]

 Patrick Grieve

Artist Gives Classic TV and Movie Cars the “Mad Max” Treatment

Artist Gives Classic TV and Movie Cars the “Mad Max” Treatment

Scott Park is a visual artist who specializes in creating unique illustrations of classic movie and television cars, such as the “88 Miles Per Hour” poster he made last year, which featured 88 vehicles that appeared in the Back to the Future trilogy. For his latest project, Park had the inspired idea of rendering classic […]

 Rebecca Bernard

Help Make a BMW Lego Set a Reality

Help Make a BMW Lego Set a Reality

  Here at The News Wheel, we love Lego almost as much as we love cars. It’s no secret, though, that many cars included in Lego sets are a bit generic. That’s getting a bit better with time, as famous cars are being transformed into Lego, like the Batmobile and The Mystery Machine. Recently the […]

 Zachary Berry

The Top 5 Famous Cars Turned into Legos

The Top 5 Famous Cars Turned into Legos

Brick by brick, examine the coolest cars from movies and television to receive the Lego treatment.

It seems like every big movie or television franchise has a Lego set nowadays. Lego Avengers, Lego Jurassic Park, Lego Ninja Turtles. We can probably expect a Lego Fifty Shades of Grey soon! With so many Lego sets throughout the years, plenty of famous cars have gotten the Lego treatment. But which ones received the best […]

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Is This a 2016 Toyota Prius?

Is This a 2016 Toyota Prius?

It was only a matter of time before somebody spotted the next-generation 2016 Toyota Prius out and about in the wild. Today, it appears that the time has come, and I am happy to report that it appears to be very Prius-like. PriusChat user Savior 1974 was cruising around in Baker, California, last week when […]

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Top 5 Most Lovable Cartoon Cars

Top 5 Most Lovable Cartoon Cars

What is it about cars that gives them such a personality? Animators and storytellers have been taking advantage of this undeniable phenomenon for years, breathing life into cars to create some of the most lovable fictional characters of all time. But which cartoon cars do we love the most? Here’s our list of the top […]

 Daniel DiManna

Killer Car Movies: “The Car: Road to Revenge” (2019)

Killer Car Movies: “The Car: Road to Revenge” (2019)

This Halloween, the usual scary movie monsters are taking a back seat to a cavalcade of creepy cars. Throughout October, The News Wheel has celebrated the best of killer-car cinema. From the scary and eerie to the silly and mind-boggling, we’ve highlighted a wide variety of horror films in which vehicles strike back against their […]

 Kyle Johnson

‘John Bronco’ Now Streaming on Hulu

‘John Bronco’ Now Streaming on Hulu

If you’ve got a 40-minute hole in your weekend (or your heart) and want to fill that hole with Walton Goggins (or someone who looks a lot like him, anyway), you’re in luck. John Bronco, the totally true and not-at-all fictitious account of the legendary pitchman who made the Ford Bronco a global icon, is […]

 DeAnn Owens

5 Fascinating Facts About Jeeps

5 Fascinating Facts About Jeeps

Jeep has a storied legacy. From its World War II roots to the incomparable off-roading beast, it is today, a Jeep symbolizes adventure, capability, and fun. But, of course, you already know this. So, here’s a few things you might not know about the Jeep brand. Go Back in Time: Explore the history of Jeep […]