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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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  • The DS 9 Brings Its ‘Je Ne Sais Quoi’ to the...
    by Greg Fink on February 25, 2020 at 11:27 pm

    Feast your eyes on this forbidden fruit, Americans: French automaker DS is getting ready to debut a luxurious plug-in hybrid sedan at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show—and no, you can’t have it. The mid-size DS squares up against the likes of Mercedes-Benz’s E-Class and Audi’s A6, but separates itself from both with its trio of... The post The DS 9 Brings Its ‘Je Ne Sais Quoi’ to the Mid-Size Luxury Sedan Segment appeared first on Automobile Magazine.

  • New 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA45 Arrives With Refined...
    by scosta on February 25, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    For the 2021 model year, the second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA moved away from its more “youthful” hatchback figure to deliver a more mature SUV-like shape. Now, the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA45 high-performance model further refines the look without going too far over the “racer” line in terms of styling. Like its predecessor, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA45... The post New 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA45 Arrives With Refined Appearance, Still Hits 60 mph in 4.3 seconds appeared […]

  • Look Back At the Original Jeep Grand Wagoneer,...
    by Kelly Lin on February 25, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    Although luxury trucks are a key profit center for modern automotive manufacturers, there was a time when only a single brand on the American market was brave enough to make the leap from ski station to valet station. It was the early ’80s when AMC decided to go all-in on an aging platform by transforming... The post Look Back At the Original Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Pioneering Luxury SUV appeared first on Automobile Magazine.

  • Quick Take: 2020 Lincoln Corsair AWD Reserve...
    by etahaney on February 25, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    HOLLYWOOD, California—Driving on the Hollywood Freeway can be a bilge-sucking experience on most days, but especially more so during rush hour. This is when the 101, as the freeway is also known, crawls along like a bright red lava flow of taillights. However, the massaging driver and passenger seats of the all-new Lincoln Corsair helped... The post Quick Take: 2020 Lincoln Corsair AWD Reserve Review appeared first on Automobile Magazine.

  • Who’s Your Caddy? Volkswagen’s Latest Little...
    by Greg Fink on February 25, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    There are plenty of inclined surfaces on which to stake one’s reputation, but here’s a hill we’d die on: There aren’t enough mini cargo vans for sale in the United States. There, we said it. Sure, we get the ho-hum Ford Transit Connect, the okay Ram ProMaster City, and the spindly Nissan NV200, but we need more of... The post Who’s Your Caddy? Volkswagen’s Latest Little Cargo Van Makes a Big Impression appeared first on Automobile Magazine.


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