Category Archives: Auto

Guys, Escalades Aren’t Really Popular With ‘The Rappers’ Anymore

Let me preface this by saying that I spent all morning watching a bunch of rap videos so you don’t have to (as a Serious Journalist, I have to find the facts). Today’s fact-finding mission: Are Escalades still popular in hip-hop?

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Best of Oppositelock: October 7, 2013

Best of Oppositelock: October 7, 2013

Gathered here are the Oppositelock posts that people put a good deal of effort into writing over the weekend and Monday. It includes an FR-S trackday, the future of in-car entertainment, great Canadian planes and more.

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Can You Run A Car Off Your Own Fat Ass?

Can You Run A Car Off Your Own Fat Ass?

This important question came up when our editor, Matt Hardigree, upon learning that fat contained a respectable 37 MJ/kg of specific energy, made the leap to the next logical step: could he drive a car powered by the rich, creamy fat in his own love handles? It’s a good question.

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Watch This Giant 6×6 Tatra Truck Flip Itself Like A Turtle

Oh no, this 6×6 Tatra 813 rolled onto its side — it’ll never get up! Hahahahahahahaha NOPE.

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Watch The ‘Speed Kills Myth’ Guy Dominate This Debate On Speed Limits

You know Chris Thompson from the best takedown of the ‘Speed Kills’ myth you’ve ever seen. A British Columbia news show brought him on for a live debate and he absolutely dominated.

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Mitsubishi Concept Sketch Might Preview The Next Montero, Maybe

Mitsubishi Concept Sketch Might Preview The Next Montero, Maybe

Welcome to another reminder that Mitsubishi is still a car company. Other than the cheap and forgettable Mirage hatchback, they don’t have a lot of new cars to talk about. But they’ve just announced that they’ll have a new large SUV to show off at the Tokyo Motor Show, oh wait it’s a concept.

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The Olympic Torch Keeps Going Out

The Olympic Torch Keeps Going Out

The Olympic torch relay began in Moscow two days ago, and the flame has already been extinguished four times. It’s a slight embarrassment for the host nation, but a fairly large one for the factory that made the torches, and also happens to make ballistic missiles.

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This Might Be The Worst Driving I’ve Ever Seen

This Might Be The Worst Driving I've Ever Seen

This might just be the worst feat of driving I’ve ever seen — and it’s not about how the driver handles the wheel.

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Misfits – ‘Horror Business’

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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Hollywood Stuntz Says He’s Not to Blame for Violent SUV Attack

Hollywood Stuntz Says He’s Not to Blame for Violent SUV Attack

According to many reports, Hollywood Stuntz is the name of the motorcycle gang responsible for beating Alexian Lien in last week’s SUV attack in New York City. But Hollywood Stuntz is not the name of a gang: it’s the alias for one biker named Jamie Lao.

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