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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 Original Ford Bronco Is a Vehicle Which...
    by wpengine on May 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    When SUVs were cool. The post The Original Ford Bronco Is a Vehicle Which Combines the Best of Both Worlds appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • How Many of These Old Honda Civic Variants Do You...
    by Zach Gale on May 18, 2019 at 12:05 am

    Just because the Honda Civic is the best-selling compact in the U.S.—above the Toyota Corolla and others—doesn’t mean Honda has always had a Midas touch with the model. Plenty of Civic variants have come and gone over the nameplate’s four decades in production. So after you check out the state of new Civics—you can check... The post How Many of These Old Honda Civic Variants Do You Remember? appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • We Drive the New Explorer, Hybrid Cop Interceptor...
    by ELLY on May 17, 2019 at 10:15 pm

    DEARBORN, Michigan—Ford Motor Company has committed to spending more than $11 billion on electric-vehicle development by 2022, but its bigger, more high-profile green-car effort centers on the Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility hybrids, as well as the hybrid and plug-in-hybrid variants of the all-new Escape coming later this year. The automaker’s campaign to market its... The post We Drive the New Explorer, Hybrid Cop Interceptor Edition! appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Is a Safe, Capable...
    by ELLY on May 17, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    In the first quarter of 2019, Chevy moved 33,494 copies of the Colorado, a 16 percent year-over-year increase. That’s a promising start to 2019. But beyond those stellar sales figures, a question of significant value to consumers lingered in my mind during this test: How safe is it? It’s not a question we often consider... The post The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Is a Safe, Capable Workhorse appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]

  • The Genesis Essentia Might End Up Being a...
    by Collin Woodard on May 17, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    About a year ago, Genesis revealed the stunning Essentia, a car we subsequently named our Concept of the Year. Then, in September, we learned that Genesis plans to actually build a limited run of production versions. That alone was exciting news, but Hyundai’s latest announcement opens the door to the possibility of the production Essentia... The post The Genesis Essentia Might End Up Being a 1,900-HP Electric Hypercar appeared first on Automobile Magazine. […]



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