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Nicolas Cage Bought the Shah of Iran’s Lamborghini

Nicolas Cage Bought the Shah of Iran’s Lamborghini

And a Lot of Other Crap, Too

It’s not uncommon for acclaimed actors to occasionally slum it in awful movies in exchange for a nice fat paycheck. One of the most famous examples is Michael Caine, who won his first Oscar for the 1986 film Hannah and Her Sisters, but couldn’t collect the award because he was busy filming Jaws 4: The […]

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Mazda Unveils RX-7 Truckiata Concept and New Spokesperson Nicolas Cage at NY Auto Show

Mazda Unveils RX-7 Truckiata Concept and New Spokesperson Nicolas Cage at NY Auto Show

If you believed Mazda didn’t have any more surprises left up its sleeve for this year’s auto show season, you probably weren’t expecting the automaker’s big reveal today at the New York Auto Show. Correction: two big reveals. Today, the automaker announced a new spokesperson for the brand, as well as a new concept vehicle […]

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You Can Buy Nicolas Cage’s Corvette Stingray Z51 for $77,900

You Can Buy Nicolas Cage’s Corvette Stingray Z51 for $77,900

Have you ever wanted to own Nicolas Cage’s car? Of course you have and it was stupid of us to even ask. Well, now’s your chance. An image (above) showing the NCM plaque on the Nicolas Cage custom 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 3LT that was displayed in Las Vegas last year at the 2014 SEMA […]

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3 Celebrities Who Received Chevys as Presents

3 Celebrities Who Received Chevys as Presents

In the few days after Christmas, it’s common to reflect on special moments that happened during the holiday…and revel in the cool gifts you received. Maybe you got practical gifts from your mom or a distant relative, like socks or a new mug. Or maybe you got more extravagant ones like a new iPad, Apple […]

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10 Classy Celebrities Who Drive Classic Cars

10 Classy Celebrities Who Drive Classic Cars

Many celebrities are infamous for squandering their riches on the most outrageous, ostentatious vehicles simply to be noticed. Thankfully, there are some celebrities who put their money toward a true appreciation for automobiles by investing in and preserving classic cars. Here are 10 such celebrities who can often be seen driving their classic cars around town. Do […]

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Former Seattle Seahawks Player Marshawn Lynch Runs Over Jeep with a Monster Truck

Former Seattle Seahawks Player Marshawn Lynch Runs Over Jeep with a Monster Truck

During Super Bowl XLVIII, former NFL player Marshawn Lynch helped lead the Seattle Seahawks to a huge victory over the Denver Broncos. With Super Bowl LI this weekend, one has to wonder what Lynch has been up to three years after his Super Bowl appearance and one year after his retirement. As it turns out, he […]

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Opel Lets Cat Out of Bag at Grumpy Cat Calendar Event and I Hate Myself for Writing That

Opel Lets Cat Out of Bag at Grumpy Cat Calendar Event and I Hate Myself for Writing That

Opel this week held a vernissage at “Kraftwerk” in Berlin to reveal in earnest the all-new Crossland X crossover. That’s a good thing! It also used the occasion to celebrate its dumb Grumpy Cat calendar, “Georgia & Grumpy – Not Impressed by Wonderland.” That is a significantly less good thing! Among the attendees at the event were […]

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Insurance Company Ranks the Fastest and Most Expensive Fictional Cars from Movies and TV

Insurance Company Ranks the Fastest and Most Expensive Fictional Cars from Movies and TV

Have you ever wondered which was faster—Optimus Prime or the Ecto-1? How about which one is more within your budget? Well, you can wonder no more, thanks to NetQuote.com. The online insurance quote provider has created a series of infographics ranking the top speeds and price tags for a variety of iconic fictional rides from […]

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New Jersey Police Break Up International Luxury Car Theft Ring

New Jersey Police Break Up International Luxury Car Theft Ring

Authorities in New Jersey have announced a scene straight from of the end of Gone in 60 Seconds, as New Jersey police have arrested 22 people for their involvement in an honest-to-goodness international luxury carjacking and stolen car sales ring, recovering 90 stolen vehicles in the process, including Mercedes, BMWs, and Bentleys. “With the arrest […]

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Jim Carrey and Jerry Seinfeld Drive a 1976 Lamborghini Countach

Jim Carrey and Jerry Seinfeld Drive a 1976 Lamborghini Countach

It’s 2015, and we still haven’t gotten our 40 Classic Films Starring Jim Carrey retrospective, which seems like kind of a rip off. Still, Jerry Seinfeld is apparently a connoisseur of Mr. Carrey’s oeuvre, and showed his appreciation by inviting him to appear on his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee—here’s our sneak peek: […]

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Mazda Reveals 2016 MX-5 Miata Club at New York Auto Show

Mazda Reveals 2016 MX-5 Miata Club at New York Auto Show

Earlier, we (falsely) reported that Mazda was releasing an MX-5-based truck that would be marketed by Nicolas Cage (April Fools!). Now, we have some actual news from the New York Auto Show: the Japanese automaker has really and truly unveiled a new model—the 2016 MX-5 Miata Club. This reveal marks the world-debut of this performance-focused […]

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Last Surviving Eleanor Mustang Replica Hits Auction Block in Austin

Last Surviving Eleanor Mustang Replica Hits Auction Block in Austin

If there’s anything at all that’s memorable about the 2000 remake of Gone in 60 Seconds, it’s the cars. Of the 50 featured cars that “Memphis” Raines is forced to steal, the 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 affectionately known as Eleanor is arguably the best remembered. Cinema Vehicle Services made 11 copies of Eleanor for the […]

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“We Rep the Southside” is the Worst Car Commercial of the Year

“We Rep the Southside” is the Worst Car Commercial of the Year

This ad for an Edmonton, Alberta, Canada dealership is about the worst thing they could have done...and that says a lot about a place that sells Mitsubishis.

There is something to be said for things that are so bad, they’re good. The freestyle of Eli Porter, the films of Ed Wood, every Nicolas Cage role since 2006, these are all pretty sterling examples. Each is a thing that has almost no redemptive quality in terms of merit, and yet there’s something so […]

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Conor McGregor Adds Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce to Exotic Car Collection

Conor McGregor Adds Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce to Exotic Car Collection

Although UFC fighter Conor McGregor came up short in his recent fight against Nate Diaz, that doesn’t make his collection of exotic cars any less impressive. Already known to own a Cadillac Escalade and BMW i8, McGregor recently shared new pictures of a Lamborghini Aventador convertible and Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead coupe. To buy both of these vehicles new, […]