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  • Start your engines! (5/26/2017) - It’s that time of year again. This isn’t just a long Memorial Day weekend — it is also time for the 101’st running of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing! In honor of this I thought it would be fun to see if there are any 360° YouTube videos that give a sense of what it’s … Continue reading Start your engines!
  • Start your engines! (5/27/2018) - Postscript (May 28, 2018) The 102nd running of the Indy 500 has come and gone. It definitely wasn’t the most exciting race in history. Still, it was the Indy 500, so it can only be so boring. Here’s a clip that recaps the whole race in all of its glory in just three and a … Continue reading Start your engines!
  • When cars fly… (3/8/2018) - The Geneva International Motor Show is going on now, so watch for the latest and greatest cars to be in the news for the next few weeks. Of all the cool new cars this year, the PAL-V Liberty is getting more buzz than most of the others, and that’s because it can fly! Yes, that’s … Continue reading When cars fly…

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automobile : of, relating to, or concerned with self-propelled vehicles or machines (typically on land) — Webster

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Car is a wheeled, self-powered motor vehicle used for transportation and a product of the automotive industry. Most definitions of the term specify that cars are designed to run primarily on roads, to have seating for one to eight people, to typically have four wheels with tires, and to be constructed principally for the transport of people rather than goods. The year 1886 is regarded as the birth year of the modern car. In that year, German inventor Karl Benz built the Benz Patent-Motorwagen. Cars did not become widely available until the early 20th century. One of the first cars that was accessible to the masses was the 1908 Model T, an American car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. Cars were rapidly adopted in the United States of America, where they replaced animal-drawn carriages and carts, but took much longer to be accepted in Western Europe and other parts of the world. — Wikipedia

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Automobile Magazine No Boring Cars! | Reviews, Auto Shows, Lifestyle

  • The New De Tomaso P72 and a Visual History of the...
    by cgolden on July 19, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    Between the return of the Toyota Supra and an honest-to-goodness mid-engined Corvette, we’re living in quite the strange (and fortuitous) automotive timeline. This wild, weird industry keeps throwing us curveballs, from Tesla’s forthcoming semi-truck to Ford’s discontinuation of all cars except the Mustang, every time we think we’re losing our sense of wonder, something pops... The post The New De Tomaso P72 and a Visual History of the Brand appeared first on Automobile […]

  • 2019 Ford Ranger Misses Out on IIHS Top Safety...
    by Stefan Ogbac on July 19, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    The 2019 Ford Ranger has finally been evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and it narrowly missed getting the organization’s top rankings. Available in two cab styles but tested only in crew cab configuration, the 2019 Ford Ranger received a Good score, the highest rating, in all but two categories, and they... The post 2019 Ford Ranger Misses Out on IIHS Top Safety Pick Award appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • The Design History of Corvette Wheels
    by Erik Johnson on July 19, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    The illustrated design history of Chevrolet Corvette wheels, part 1: C1 to C4; from basic steel wheels to high-tech cast-aluminum alloy. The post The Design History of Corvette Wheels appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • The Porsche Cayenne Turbo is Freakin’ Amazing
    by etahaney on July 19, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    EL SEGUNDO, California—Throw it into Sport Plus mode with the optional Sport Chrono Package and you’ll feel its air suspension drop the chassis into a crouch. The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is now poised and ready to launch. Stomp the pedal and push past 99 mph and the roof spoiler adjusts its angle of attack... The post The Porsche Cayenne Turbo is Freakin’ Amazing appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Is on the Way
    by Zach Gale on July 19, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    While we’re still oogling the mid-engine 2020 Corvette Stingray coupe, Chevy just teased the convertible at the coupe’s unveiling event. The automaker is moving quickly, which makes sense considering the 2020 Corvette Stingray convertible will beat with a 495-hp heart. The 2020 Corvette convertible promises more athletic responses than any ‘Vette drop-top predecessor thanks to... The post 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Is on the Way appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]



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