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“The Norwegian Hammer” Drifts Scion tC to Victory in Montreal

“The Norwegian Hammer” Drifts Scion tC to Victory in Montreal

Scion may be reintegrating itself into the Toyota brand, but that doesn’t mean the cars it has already produced are going anywhere—or that they’re any less good. Fredric Aasbø, nicknamed “The Norwegian Hammer” (how cool is that?) has just claimed his eighth career Formula Drift pro win at Autodrome St. Eustache outside of Montreal, Canada, […]

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Everything You Need to Know about the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

Everything You Need to Know about the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

When it comes to premium sports cars, Chevrolet offers the Corvette Z06, Porsche has the 911 GT3 RS, and now Mercedes answers the competition with the all-new GT R two-door coupe. The new Mercedes-AMG GT R will be powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that provides 577 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. That’s […]

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5 Coolest Cars from Cristiano Ronaldo’s Instagram

5 Coolest Cars from Cristiano Ronaldo’s Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest stars in all of professional soccer, as evidenced by him having more than 100 million Facebook and 35 million Twitter followers. Ronaldo began playing professionally at 18 years old and has broken records playing for both Manchester United and Real Madrid. Both teams have paid Ronaldo handsomely for his […]

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Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Shows its Curves in New York [PHOTOS]

Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Shows its Curves in New York [PHOTOS]

While rival brand Nissan used the stage at the New York Auto Show to show off its newest GT-R performance car, Honda used the opportunity to introduce its Civic Hatchback Prototype to the North American market. The hatchback is the third variant of the tenth-generation Civic to make its debut following both the sedan and […]

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Jaguar Lets New F-Type SVR Loose in NYC

Jaguar Lets New F-Type SVR Loose in NYC

There are fast cars… and then there’s the new 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR. As part of its attendance at the 2016 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), the British automaker closed down the Big Apple’s Park Avenue Tunnel to show off the loud purr of the 200-mph sports car. More From NYIAS Nissan Unveils the […]

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is the spirit of fun turned to metal and fire. If sports cars are supposed to be like predators (which we have mentioned before), then the 2016 MX-5 is like an ocelot bounding gleefully through the branches, while its competition bulls its way through the underbrush. The MX-5 is skipping school with […]

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Leopard-Print Corvette Is Hot, HOT, HAAAWT

Leopard-Print Corvette Is Hot, HOT, HAAAWT

This 1971 Chevy Corvette C3 with a custom leopard-skin paint job is more than just eye-catching. It is, in the immortal words of Ruby Rhod, hot, hot, HAAAAWWT! And yet, somehow, unable to attract a buyer The classic car did actually receive a $6,600 bid on eBay, but that wasn’t enough to meet the reserve […]

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5th Season of GT Academy in Full Swing

5th Season of GT Academy in Full Swing

Nissan and PlayStation entered into a highly successful collaboration a few years back when the pair dreamed up GT Academy, which allows video gamers to test their skills on virtual tracks—and the best of the best to take those skills and put them into action on actual tracks. The 5th season of GT Academy started […]

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You Can Buy the ’93 Supra From The Fast & The Furious

You Can Buy the ’93 Supra From <em>The Fast & The Furious</em>

Today, Furious 7 is the fastest film to reach $1 billion international gross and is already one of the top 10 highest-grossing films of all-time. In a year where sequels to mega-franchises like Star Wars, The Avengers, Jurassic Park, Terminator, and 007 are all on the slate, Furious 7 is the stage-setter for their success […]

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Rowen 370Z Body Kit Makes Every Week Shark Week

Rowen 370Z Body Kit Makes Every Week Shark Week

The current generation of Nissan 370Z has been around since 2009 and is in need of refreshment soon. Thanks to Rowen International, however, you’ll find that the 370Z has some more tricks up its sleeve. Rowen, based in Japan, designed this body kit with a complimentary performance exhaust that gives the 370Z a brand new […]

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Who Is the Actress Playing the Awkward Grandma in BMW’s X5 Commercials?

Who Is the Actress Playing the Awkward Grandma in BMW’s X5 Commercials?

Plus, the elderly star of BMW’s “back back-seat driver” ads returns in two new videos!

It didn’t take long for us to become fans of the awkward, dirty grandmother who disclosed her husband’s S&M fetishes in BMW’s commercial for the X5. She’s brought more personality to BMW’s advertisements than they’ve had in years–doing so in a lighthearted, memorable way. Now, the rambunctious old broad is back to poke fun at more elderly […]

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Hopefully They’ll Actually Build The Infiniti Vision GT Concept

Hopefully They’ll Actually Build The Infiniti Vision GT Concept

Update: Story amended to fix some wording wonkiness. If there’s one thing that Infiniti does really, really well, it’s create concept vehicles that look really, really good but really, really have no chance of ever making it to mass production. We loved the Q80 Inspiration Concept, but we’ll believe that Infiniti is going to make its status quo-shifting fastback happen […]

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[PHOTOS] Lost Birds Skyline is a Sharpie Masterpiece

[PHOTOS] Lost Birds Skyline is a Sharpie Masterpiece

It’s a tale as old as time, really: man buys a gently-used and impressively-modded 20-year-old Skyline, decides that it needs a new look, lets girlfriend draw over the entire thing in Sharpie. Like we said: tale as old as time. Granted, the tale of the Lost Birds Skyline GT-R R33 is something of an old story: […]

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Sentra and Altima Due for 2016-2017 Refresh

Sentra and Altima Due for 2016-2017 Refresh

The Nissan Sentra and Altima are well-received and popular vehicles that serve as two linchpins in the Nissan lineup. They are also boring. Granted, they are not built to electrify with looks the way that the GT-R or JUKE are, but they’re awfully vanilla even by vanilla standards. Let’s face it: for as reliable as […]

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George Fury Returns to Bathurst this October

George Fury Returns to Bathurst this October

At this year’s running of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, Nissan will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their first pole position at the race. To do so effectively, the No. 36 Norton Nissan Altima driven by Michael Caruso and Dean Fiore will wear a unique livery inspired by the look of that original pole-setting […]

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27th Annual International Z Car Convention Held in San Diego

27th Annual International Z Car Convention Held in San Diego

Earlier this month, San Diego played host to the International Z Car Convention, in which Z car owners and enthusiasts showed off nearly 300 Nissan sports cars, some of which date back to the 70’s. This year, for the 27th annual convention, Nissan also displayed an array of newly released and concept vehicles, including the […]

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France’s Gaëtan Paletou Crowned GT Academy 2014 European Race Camp Champion

France’s Gaëtan Paletou Crowned GT Academy 2014 European Race Camp Champion

Earlier this month, the NISMO PlayStation GT Academy 2014 European Race Camp ended with the victory of Gaëtan Paletou, a 22-year old gamer from Barzun in France. For those who are unfamiliar with GT Academy, it’s a collaboration between PlayStation and Nissan that invites the Gran Turismo video game franchise’s best players to try their […]

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Unveils, Debuts, and Concepts: A List of 2014 Chicago Auto Show Reveals

Unveils, Debuts, and Concepts: A List of 2014 Chicago Auto Show Reveals

A full list of known reveals expected at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

2014 Chicago Auto Show Reveals These cars are brand-new offerings, some of which have been under wraps until the show. 2015 Kia Soul EV 2015 Subaru Legacy Camaro SS Chicago Blackhawks Edition 2015 Lincoln Navigator BMW 7-Series Diesel 2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad 2015 Chevrolet City Express 2015 Subaru Liberty 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata Toyota TRD […]