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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!
  • 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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  • Through the Years: 1989-1995 BMW 5 Series (E34)
    by kougarov on May 25, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    Introduced in December of 1987 and launched in the U.S. in 1988 for the ’89 model year, the E34 5 Series was built at the automaker’s Dingolfing, Germany plant. The E34 was the first 5 Series offered as a wagon, the first offered with a V-8, and the first to offer all-wheel drive (albeit in... The post Through the Years: 1989-1995 BMW 5 Series (E34) appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • Nissan Leaf Goes Topless For a One-Off Two-Door...
    by Kelly Pleskot on May 25, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    We’re suddenly having flashbacks to the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. Today, the Japanese automaker showed off an open air version of the Leaf in Tokyo. The model is based off the second-generation Leaf that arrived in U.S. dealerships earlier this year. Unlike the drop-top Murano, Nissan says there are currently no plans to produce the open-air Leaf.... The post Nissan Leaf Goes Topless For a One-Off Two-Door Concept appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • On Two Wheels in a Jaguar F-Pace
    by kougarov on May 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    KNYSNA, South Africa — Every good festival needs a good sideshow. For the 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb, those duties fell on the shoulders of British stunt driver Terry Grant. The stuntman has an impressive resume, including the world record for the longest barrel roll in a production vehicle, as well as the record for the... The post On Two Wheels in a Jaguar F-Pace appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • New Honda Fit-based EV Reportedly Coming in 2020
    by Kelly Pleskot on May 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Honda released the Fit EV here in 2012, but that vehicle wasn’t long for this world. Now, the automaker is partnering with a major battery maker to develop a new electric vehicle based on the Fit. Honda will work with Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to create batteries and related technologies for the new vehicle, reports Japanese... The post New Honda Fit-based EV Reportedly Coming in 2020 appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • 2018 Rév Auto Show to Feature Safari Theme,...
    by kougarov on May 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Rév Auto, short for Révolution de l’Automobile, is a new kind of car show in the mountains of Santa Monica, CA, designed to create “a world where classic elegance intersects with modern day innovation, all in the setting of a garden party amongst the idyllic grounds of the Sherwood Country Club.” Founded by California-based enthusiasts... The post 2018 Rév Auto Show to Feature Safari Theme, Evolution of Supercars Display appeared first on Automobile […]



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