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Lincolns Could Get Real Names Again, But Only In China

Lincolns Could Get Real Names Again, But Only In China

There’s been a lot of furniture rearranging over at the Lincoln Motor Company lately, but new product such as the MKZ is trickling out. On the face of it, newer models like the MKC seem like they’re getting better and less Ford-ish, too. The worst aspect of Lincoln’s lineup? The names. The MK-whatevers are forgettable. That might change, just not for U.S.-bound cars.

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How To Deep Fry A Turkey With An Engine Hoist

How To Deep Fry A Turkey With An Engine Hoist

It’s Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to dust off our classic and definitive guide to using an engine hoist to safely deep fry a turkey so you don’t end up like these people. As always, consult all relevant safety advice and send us a photo if you use your hoist to make a tasty bird.

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Thanksgiving Day Choose Your Own Adventure

Thanksgiving Day Choose Your Own Adventure

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that’s actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn’t your time more important?

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The All-Carbon Electric BMW i3 Doesn’t Ace Safety Test

The All-Carbon Electric BMW i3 Doesn't Ace Safety Test

The latest Euro NCAP crash test results are in, and I’m afraid it’s bad news for BMW as the BMW i3 electric city car scored four out of five starts in the small family car category. Here’s why.

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Arlo Guthrie — ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

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The Corvette ZR1 Takes On Italy And Japan’s Best

You put a Corvette ZR1 on Tsukuba Circuit with two Ferraris and some of Japan’s finest tuner cars. Of course it’s going to be great.

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Black Beauty, Unbridled

Black Beauty, Unbridled

One of my earlier recollections of the Grand Lemans was from when I was about 5. My mother was going to take me to McDonalds for lunch, and I was so excited I almost passed out. I was going to punch Grimace right in his fat, stupid, nightmare- inducing face. But as is known to happen, fate intervened in the form of a poorly timed and excecuted decision on my part. While my mom was off doing mom things, I decided to take the keys to the Lemans and head outside.

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Why Good Cheap Cars Are More Vital Than Carmakers Think

Why Good Cheap Cars Are More Vital Than Carmakers Think

Jason reviewed the new Mitsubishi Mirage and in any other color than Kermit green, it’s a forgettable-looking car. Which is a shame, because he apparently liked it for what it is: a cheap, simple car that gets fantastic mileage and is somewhat fun. That’s not a lot to ask for $15,000 that comes with a three-year warranty and delivery miles.

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Deadspin Crane Collapse At Brazil World Cup Stadium Kills 3 | io9 The Best Turkey Frying Disasters o

Deadspin Crane Collapse At Brazil World Cup Stadium Kills 3 | io9 The Best Turkey Frying Disasters on the Internet | Kotaku The Bittersweet Story of Francis, YouTube’s Biggest Video Game Nerd | Lifehacker The Difference Between Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday

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Two Turbos Turn The SLS AMG Into A Terrifying Flamethrower

Two Turbos Turn The SLS AMG Into A Terrifying Flamethrower

Forget the 2014 Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition! What you want is two turbos on top of that glorious 6.2 V8 and some premium fuel, resulting in 850 horsepower and the ultimate BBQ experience!

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