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 Kyle Johnson

Hennessey Venom GT is World’s Fastest Production Car, Guinness Be Damned (UPDATED)

Hennessey Venom GT is World’s Fastest Production Car, Guinness Be Damned (UPDATED)

The Hennessey Venom GT's 270.49 mph run on February 14 tops Bugatti's previous best...even if it doesn't totally count.

The record for world’s fastest production car has been broken (unofficially, at least) after the Hennessey Venom GT topped out at 270.49mph during a run on the Space Shuttle runway at the Kennedy Space Center. According to Top Gear, a Valentine’s Day record attempt yielded a result that bested the 2010 record of 269.86mph set […]

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Idiotic Paul Walker Tribute Ends with Fire in Scotland

Idiotic Paul Walker Tribute Ends with Fire in Scotland

The untimely death of Fast and Furious star/import tuning enthusiast Paul Walker inspired a number of touching tributes: fans and fellow actors took to Twitter to voice their sorrow for Walker’s passing and celebrate a life well-lived; friends and family gathered for his funeral, and fans left candles and flowers at the crash site; and […]

 Patrick Grieve

Dame Helen Mirren Says Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Can’t Drive Stick

Dame Helen Mirren Says Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Can’t Drive Stick

Last year, Helen Mirren told a Yahoo! interviewer that her “great ambition” was to star in a Fast and Furious film, adding that, “my claim to fame is I always do my own driving.” Well, the 70-year old British acting legend’s dream will soon come partially true, when she gets to film a cameo in […]

 Kyle Johnson

Ford May Bring Back the Mustang Mach 1 (Yes, the Real One)

Ford May Bring Back the Mustang Mach 1 (Yes, the Real One)

When Ford first announced the vehicle now known as the Mustang Mach-E nearly two years ago, it was calling its electric performance SUV the Mach 1. And, ho boy, if you think folks are mad about the fact that it’s called the Mustang Mach-E, just imagine how mad they were about the idea of an […]

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New Skyline Sedan with ProPILOT 2.0 System Debuts from Nissan

New Skyline Sedan with ProPILOT 2.0 System Debuts from Nissan

Nissan is adept at creating cutting-edge technologies for the stylish vehicles in its lineup. Now, with its latest reveal, the new Skyline sedan, Nissan has outdid one of its most advanced technologies, ProPILOT Assist, with the introduction of ProPILOT 2.0. Check Out: The Nissan GT-R The driver assistance system works in two ways — navigation […]

 Kimiko Kidd

Manga-Inspired Artwork Captures the Spirit of Lexus

Manga-Inspired Artwork Captures the Spirit of Lexus

Anime and manga are deeply ingrained in the aesthetics of Japanese pop culture. That’s why Lexus has tapped a trio of artists to showcase the influence of modern Japanese popular art on the automaker’s vehicle designs. Here’s a look at what these artists created. Style and Innovation: The Lexus sedan lineup Yishan Li Inspired by […]

 Aaron Widmar

Review of Govee Car Interior Lights: Colorful, Affordable LED Strip Lights

Review of Govee Car Interior Lights: Colorful, Affordable LED Strip Lights

Attractive, stylish cabin mood lighting on a budget

When I was a teenager, I often saw other people’s cars tricked out with cool accessories that lit them up like glow sticks at night. I wished I could have a car that looked like theirs, but I realized that it took a lot of money and effort to install lights like those. If you’ve […]

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How Does Chevy Teen Driver Work?

How Does Chevy Teen Driver Work?

As most parents know, it can be a fine line between gently guiding your children down the right path and micromanaging them. This is especially true when your kids grow old enough to drive. The thought of your teenager having full control of a heavy and dangerous piece of machinery can be terrifying. But today’s […]

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5 Celebrities Who Enjoy Driving Racecars

5 Celebrities Who Enjoy Driving Racecars

While some celebrities definitely like watching motorsports, others can’t wait to actually get behind the wheel of those powerful vehicles. From a former child star to your dreamiest TV doctor, here are five celebrities who enjoy driving racecars. Save That Dough: Here are four tips for driving efficiently Michelle Rodriguez It should come as no […]

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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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Dove Photobomb Bails Out German Driver from a Speeding Ticket

Dove Photobomb Bails Out German Driver from a Speeding Ticket

Fast, fly, and not camera-shyPhoto: Squeezyboy The smallest winged creatures can ruin a good picture. They can also do a number on your car — just ask Minnesota drivers. In this case, this flying dove photobomb from early last week may have been a gracious gift from above for a German driver. The person behind […]

 Zachary Berry

Climb Aboard an Enchanted Motorbike in the Latest Addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Climb Aboard an Enchanted Motorbike in the Latest Addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure will bring high-speed thrills and magical creatures to the most popular area of the Universal Studios theme parks

When the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at the Universal Orlando Resort back in 2010, it changed the theme park industry forever. The world had never seen a themed land as rich and immersive in any theme park up to that point. Since then, Disney has gone on the defensive, opening up two of […]

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Transformed Mitsubishi Mirage Sings a Different Song

Transformed Mitsubishi Mirage Sings a Different Song

When you think about the Mitsubishi Mirage, you may think of a small, inexpensive car that gets you around the city efficiently in style. Racing is probably the last thing on your mind, but that is what Hillclimb racecar driver Stefan Wiedenhofer is thinking with the evolution of the Gabat tuned, all-wheel-drive Mitsubishi Mirage R5. […]

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10 Campy B-Movies About Cars

10 Campy B-Movies About Cars

Have some cheese with your popcorn with these enjoyably hokey flicks

Classic films like Bullitt, The Fast and the Furious, and The Italian Job receive all the attention when talking about memorable car-themed movies. But where’s the love for zany, low-budget car cinema? Sure, they don’t have the budget or the quality of Hollywood blockbusters, but these low-budget movies about cars can be just as entertaining […]

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Do Not Try: Flipping Off a Cop for Free Speech

Do Not Try: Flipping Off a Cop for Free Speech

A Tale When the Angry Bird Gets the Worm

A Michigan woman wore her heart on her sleeve when a cop pulled her over for speeding. The 2017 interaction ended with the officer, Matthew Minard, writing Debra Cruise-Gulyas a citation for a lesser, non-moving fault. The initial merciful gesture did not sit well with Cruise-Gulyas, as she drove off giving the policeman a one-finger […]

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Mitsubishi Beefs Up Cybersecurity

Mitsubishi Beefs Up Cybersecurity

Driving can be a safer, more enjoyable experience with advanced technology — and the Mitsubishi cybersecurity team wants to make sure it stays that way. Hackers can infiltrate a vehicle through its infotainment system and take control of its computer-controlled features. While this hasn’t occurred on a Mitsubishi, the automaker is taking steps to ensure […]

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Avoid Falling from Parking Garages

Avoid Falling from Parking Garages

A Lafayette married couple is in stable condition with injuries at a Louisiana hospital after ending their search for a parking spot in action movie fashion. Check Out: These fun things to do in Lafayette, Louisiana A Tale of Two Elderly Stunt Artists The driver lost control of the car, smashing through a wall of the […]

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Canine against Crime: San Diego Police Dog Stops Crook

Canine against Crime: San Diego Police Dog Stops Crook

When a San Diego police dog takes a bite out of crime, hope on the streets is restored. A thief in California thought he got away with stealing a car from a Roland Park used car dealership, but then the pain set in. The man was spotted pulling out of the car lot when local […]

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