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Best Exterior Colors Offered by Dodge

Best Exterior Colors Offered by Dodge

Dodge vehicles are available with more extensive palette of colors than most, and that’s great. More choice is more freedom, and we love our freedom. But more choice also means it’s easier to get confused. So we’ve put together a list of the best exterior colors offered by Dodge, just for you. [wptab name=”Charger Colors”] 2015 […]

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Audi Hits the Big Screen in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Audi Hits the Big Screen in <em>Avengers: Age of Ultron</em>

Dodge may have had the upper hand when it came to Furious 7, starring Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker, but it was Audi who scored big in Avengers: Age of Ultron, the latest movie from the Marvel world. Audi has an exclusive auto-brand promotion with the film, meaning that, while other cars may […]

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Can You Match These 10 Vehicles to their Classic Car Movies?

Can You Match These 10 Vehicles to their Classic Car Movies?

Our friends across the pond, TheCarPeople, recently conducted a survey to find out what the United Kingdom’s ten favorite (er, “favourite”) driving films are. They’ve also given us this nifty gif, which features an iconic vehicle from each carsploitation flick that was chosen. Can you match each car to the movie it came from? Make […]

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The Oldsmobile Expression Concept Was Gloriously Awful

The Oldsmobile Expression Concept Was Gloriously Awful

Every once in a while, an automaker comes along with a concept that is so putrid, so puerile, so profoundly and preposterously poopy that one simply can’t help but cock one’s head to one side, scratch one’s own chin, and say, “One, one kind of needs this car.” Such a car was the Oldsmobile Expression […]

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Ludacris Talks to Conan About his 1993 Acura Legend

Ludacris Talks to Conan About his 1993 Acura Legend

Rapper, actor, and avid bowler Ludacris stopped by Conan recently to promote the release of Furious 7 and his new album Ludaversal. During the interview, the topic of Luda’s beloved 1993 Acura Legend—which is prominently featured on the cover of Ludaversal—came up. Safe Driving: Tips on How to Change a Tire the Safe Way Having racked […]

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Fiat Chrysler Issues Statement Against Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Fiat Chrysler Issues Statement Against Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Subaru may have been the first, but thankfully, it was not the last. Since Subaru issued a condemnatory statement to the Human Rights Campaign regarding the recently signed Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), automakers such as Honda, GM, and Toyota have also spoken out against the law, which many believe is clearly intended to […]

 Timothy Moore

Vin Diesel Names New Baby Pauline in Memory of Departed Friend

Vin Diesel Names New Baby Pauline in Memory of Departed Friend

Although Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are often best known as co-stars, there’s no denying that the pair were, before all else, best friends. After starring in five of the seven Fast & Furious films together, the two formed a very special bond, which made the news of Walker’s death after a car accident in […]

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Ludacris Got Acuras in Different Area Codes

Ludacris Got Acuras in Different Area Codes

Hip hop artist, Fast & Furious star, and geography enthusiast Ludacris is a lover of all kinds of cars, but he’s especially fond of Acuras—which explains why he was the subject of that 2015 Acura TLX ad that featured his “Pimpin’ All Over the World” song: Ad Breaks: Check Out these Funny Honda Holiday Tunes […]

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[VIDEO] Pissed Off Yellowstone Bison Rams a Nissan Xterra

[VIDEO] Pissed Off Yellowstone Bison Rams a Nissan Xterra

A couple visiting Yellowstone National Park in their Nissan Xterra experienced a hit-and-run from Mother Nature herself in the form of a pissed off American Bison. Thankfully they had their dash cam running the whole time. Watch what happens below when an angry buffalo challenges a Nissan head-to-head: These fuzzy brown beasts can weigh in […]

 Kyle Johnson

UPDATE: John Cena is Still Alive

UPDATE: John Cena is Still Alive

[wptab name=’Further Proof’] A week ago, I noticed that an unusual number of people had come to The News Wheel looking for news regarding WWE Superstar John Cena’s purported demise in a car accident. I then wrote a post refuting that particular rumor, even going so far as to include a Vine from that very […]

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Ordering for the 2015 Dodge Challenger Shaker Models Is Open—For Now

Ordering for the 2015 Dodge Challenger Shaker Models Is Open—For Now

After experiencing huge success last year with its Shaker models, Dodge has once again added Shaker models to its lineup. Ordering for the 2015 Dodge Challenger Shaker models opened up at the end of last week*, though it will likely close pretty fast, if last year is any indication. The 2014 Shaker models sold out […]

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What Happened to Diamond-Star Motors?

What Happened to Diamond-Star Motors?

In the 1970s, Chrysler and Mitsubishi kind of had a thing together. Chrysler bought 15% of the Mitsubishi Motors stock and began selling Mitsubishis in the US rebadged as Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth (R.I.P.). In 1985, they decided to have a kid, and they named it Diamond-Star Motors, otherwise known by enthusiasts as DSM. They […]

 Aaron Widmar

Revealed: How Hollywood Stunt Crews Flip Cars in Movies

Revealed: How Hollywood Stunt Crews Flip Cars in Movies

For all the CGI-filled blockbusters hitting the movie circuit every summer, nothing beats a good ol’ fashioned car crash. Action films these days might not be rivaling the sheer quantity of stunt crashes like those in The Blues Brothers, but their extreme executions are becoming increasingly impressive. If you’ve ever wondered how stunt crews launch […]

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A Brief History of the Mitsubishi Eclipse

A Brief History of the Mitsubishi Eclipse

Everyone who’s seen The Fast and the Furious remembers Brian O’Connor’s little green Eclipse that he drives in most of the movie. What was it about the Eclipse that made it the quintessential tuner car of the 90s? Find out about each its four generations below. First Generation Back in the early 90s, Mitsubishi and […]

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Smokin’ Scion Sedan Slated to Set the Scene at Spring Show

Smokin’ Scion Sedan Slated to Set the Scene at Spring Show

Scion is known for many things: the funky iQ, the fast and furious FR-S, and the toaster-like xB are just a few that spring to mind. But now, Scion will be adding a new kid to its lineup in the form of its first-ever sedan. The as-yet-unnamed sedan will debut at the New York International […]

 Aaron Widmar

[VIDEO] Dhoom:3 Features Explosive BMW Motorcycle Stunts

[VIDEO] Dhoom:3 Features Explosive BMW Motorcycle Stunts

Here at The News Wheel, we think there are two things that don’t get enough attention from automotive news sources: motorcycles and Indian cinema. That’s why we’re always excited to come across films that combine both of these. In this case, we’re talking about the BMW motorcycles in record-breaking Dhoom:3. Since Dhoom:3 has been recently […]

 Marci Duckro

NAIAS through the Viewfinder of My Nikon

NAIAS through the Viewfinder of My Nikon

At work, I’ve been doing everything I could to be recognized as a photographer (I’m a part-time wedding photographer), so when my supervisor asked if I’d be interested in traveling to NAIAS to photograph the event, I was ecstatic! Luckily, my partner in crime for the trip, Tim, was just as excited! I had the […]

 Kyle Johnson

Paul Walker: 1973-2013

Paul Walker: 1973-2013

  Moviegoers and automotive enthusiasts were shocked to learn of the tragic and untimely passing of actor Paul Walker on November 30.  Walker, 40, died in a horrific accident after leaving an event for his charity Reach Out Worldwide.  The driver of the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT—Walker’s friend and CEO of his Always Evolving Performance shop […]