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Honda Builds New ‘Mean Mower’ to Reclaim Fastest Lawn Mower Record

Honda Builds New ‘Mean Mower’ to Reclaim Fastest Lawn Mower Record

While Bugatti and Koenigsegg battle over making their production cars get closer and closer to the 300 mph barrier, Honda is busy laying claim to another record: that of the fastest lawn mower. It’s a record that Honda held for only a year. In 2014, the automaker built the hilariously-named “Mean Mower,” a lawn mower […]

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Marvelous New Hyundai Veloster Flies into ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’

Marvelous New Hyundai Veloster Flies into ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’

As the latest collaboration in Marvel Studios’ ongoing automotive product placements, Hyundai has struck a deal with Marvel Studios to prominently feature the redesigned Veloster in the upcoming blockbuster, Ant Man and the Wasp. Previously only seen in Netflix shows like Daredevil and Jessica Jones, Hyundai’s starring role in the sequel to 2015’s quirky Ant Man […]

 Zachary Berry

Universal Studios Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at its Upcoming “Fast & Furious: Supercharged” Attraction

Universal Studios Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at its Upcoming “Fast & Furious: Supercharged” Attraction

Dom Toretto and his family are making their way to the Universal Studios Florida theme park next spring

Universal Studios Florida is considered to be one of the premier family destinations in the country. Now, a famous on-screen family is making their way to the theme park in the form of Universal’s latest attraction. Universal Studios recently shared some in-depth information surrounding its upcoming Fast & Furious: Supercharged ride. More Coming Attractions: Disney is bringing […]

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What Is Nitrous, and How Does It Work?

What Is Nitrous, and How Does It Work?

If you’ve seen any of the Fast and Furious movies, you’ve no doubt seen the following happen on screen: a driver presses a button on the control board and a mysterious liquid is injected into the vehicle, resulting in the vehicle blasting ahead at suddenly lightning-fast speeds. Is this the magic of Hollywood, or is […]

 Kurt Verlin

After Binge-Watching All 8 ‘Fast & Furious’ Films, This Hilarious Video Sums Up What it Was Like

After Binge-Watching All 8 ‘Fast & Furious’ Films, This Hilarious Video Sums Up What it Was Like

Before The Fate of the Furious hit the big screen, I resolved to watch the whole Fast & Furious franchise to get properly acquainted with the series that car enthusiasts apparently loved. If you read my review of the series, you’ll know that I wasn’t really all that impressed. Fortunately, there’s plenty to love about […]

 Kurt Verlin

Ferrari Wins Controversial 1-2 at Monaco Grand Prix

Ferrari Wins Controversial 1-2 at Monaco Grand Prix

Despite my exhaustion, I watched the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix immediately after coming home from the Indy 500, having had an inkling from social media, but no details, that some controversial event had taken place. What event that would be was somewhat predictable. During Saturday qualifying, Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen had taken pole position at the […]

 The News Wheel

‘Fate of the Furious’ Races Away With Box Office Record

‘Fate of the Furious’ Races Away With Box Office Record

2017 seems to be shaping up to be a good year for movies. According to Box Office Mojo, box office dollars are up 6.2% compared to last year and almost 15% from 2015. This news isn’t surprising considering the films that have been released so far, including the indie surprise Get Out, the anticipated Beauty […]

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Car News In the Rearview: Dodge Demon Pulls a Fast One

Car News In the Rearview: Dodge Demon Pulls a Fast One

Welcome back once more to In the Rearview, where I bring you the past week’s automotive news in a nicely bite-sized form. Here’s a Sound Bite for You: The Chevy Volt’s Engine was one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines First up this week, if you haven’t yet seen The Fate of the Furious or are […]

 Kurt Verlin

‘The Fate of the Furious’ – Spoiler-Free Review

‘The Fate of the Furious’ – Spoiler-Free Review

    Genre: Action Director: F. Gary Gray Producers: Neil H. Moritz, Vin Diesel, Michael Fottrell Theatrical Release: April 14, 2017 Cast: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren The Fate of the Furious is by all accounts the best […]

 Kurt Verlin

I Binged the Whole ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise – Here’s My Review

I Binged the Whole ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise – Here’s My Review

    The Fate of the Furious will premiere in just a couple of days time and given that I write for a website about cars, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to put together a review—the only downside being that of the seven movies that came before it, I had seen exactly none. So […]

 Patrick Grieve

Man Uses Laser Cutter to Create Vin Diesel-Shaped Ham Sandwich

Man Uses Laser Cutter to Create Vin Diesel-Shaped Ham Sandwich

There seems to be an emerging trend of people attempting to pay tribute to the stars of the Fast and Furious franchise (not that you’ll hear us complaining about it, mind you). First, two very chill and righteous dudes attended a city council meeting in San Clemente, California, to advocate for the building of a […]

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“Chad Kroeger” and “Bodhi” Propose Paul Walker Statue at San Clemente City Council Meeting [VIDEO]

“Chad Kroeger” and “Bodhi” Propose Paul Walker Statue at San Clemente City Council Meeting [VIDEO]

Not all heroes where capes, my friends. For example—this heroic dude, who went to a San Clemente, California city council meeting to propose that the town erect a 12-foot tall statue of the late, great Fast and Furious star Paul Walker. Instead of a cape, this surfer bro hero (whose name, of course, is Chad) […]

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The Dodge Demon to Come Equipped with a Standard TransBrake

The Dodge Demon to Come Equipped with a Standard TransBrake

In case you have missed the last two and a half months of Dodge Demon coverage, Dodge is here with its latest teaser to remind you that the Demon is built to be the ultimate drag-racing machine. Over the course of Dodge’s Demon media campaign, many of the performance vehicle’s drag features have been unveiled. […]

 Aaron Widmar

Dice Drivin’ Review: Press Your Luck in This Fast-Paced, 8-Bit Car Racing Game

Dice Drivin’ Review: Press Your Luck in This Fast-Paced, 8-Bit Car Racing Game

    Good board games don’t just come from America and Germany; these days, they’re being made all over the world. Thanks to the popularity of tabletop gaming–and the possibilities of crowd-funding–all kinds of creative gaming titles are being released. Last year, Vorpalia Games in Spain created and released Dice Drivin’, a street racing card […]

 Zachary Berry

The Dodge Demon Featured in Another ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Music Video

The Dodge Demon Featured in Another ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Music Video

Dodge's worst-kept secret, the Dodge Demon, makes a prominent appearance in the music video for "Go Off"

In the weeks leading up to its official reveal, the Dodge Demon is quickly becoming something of  a walking paradox, or rather, a driving paradox. Dodge’s extensive “If You Know, You Know” campaign has hidden the Dodge Demon is the shadows, only offering the most obscure looks at the upcoming muscle car. However, the Fast & Furious […]

 Zachary Berry

‘The Fate of the Furious’ Commercial Offers Yet Another Look at the Dodge Demon

‘The Fate of the Furious’ Commercial Offers Yet Another Look at the Dodge Demon

For the past eight weeks, Dodge has done a meticulous job revealing only tiny details about its upcoming performance vehicle, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. Each teaser video only offers a slight glimpse of the Demon itself. However, whenever The Fate of the Furious enters the picture, it would seem that all of the secrecy […]

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Dodge and ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Partner for a Co-Branded Promotional Campaign

Dodge and ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Partner for a Co-Branded Promotional Campaign

Dodge vehicles have always been featured prominently in the Fast & Furious franchise since its very inception. Therefore, the most recent announcement from Dodge isn’t really all that surprising. Dodge and The Fate of the Furious will partner for a co-branded promotional campaign. Dodge teaming up with The Fate of the Furious isn’t all that […]

 Morgan Pritchett

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Music Video feat. Pitbull, J Balvin, and Camila Cabello

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Music Video feat. Pitbull, J Balvin, and Camila Cabello

The anticipation of the upcoming film in The Fast and the Furious franchise is incredibly high, with the newest addition to the series coming out in April. The Fate of the Furious is the eighth installment of the supercharged car films and features some new faces this time around, including none other than Dwayne “The […]