Category Archives: Auto

Ford Missed Its Production Target for the First Year of Building the Ford GT

One day, Ford will end up making 1,000 Ford GT supercars for a group of people handpicked from an application pool as worthy enough to spend $500,000 on the car in the first place. But those people may get the car later than expected, since Ford didn’t deliver GTs as quickly as planned its first year of production.

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Changing the Oil in a Bugatti Veyron Is a Huge Pain in the Ass

Annual service for the Bugatti Veyron is alleged to cost $20,000, so you might assume that working on the car is difficult. Your assumption is correct. Just watch what the team from Las Vegas-based exotic car rental company Royalty Exotics has to go through just to get access to the fluids and air filters.

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Here’s How Japan Does a Giant Mazda Rotary Party

Every now and then there’ll be a weekend where the whole world gets together and dials its car culture all the way to 11—or in this case, seven. That’s what 7s Day is; a giant celebration of Mazda rotary engines on the weekend of July 7 and 8 that happens in many cities, including New York. But here’s what went down…

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Tesla Is Paying Back German EV Subsidy After It Allegedly Commits Fraud

The German government is asking 800 Tesla Model S buyers to pay back a 4,000 euro EV subsidy after regulators found that the company was exploiting a loophole in the law. For now, the electric automaker is footing the bill, while it appeals the issue with German regulators.

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Jason Torchinsky Fixed My Yugo Using Nothing But Pliers and a Quarter

My esteemed and wise colleague, Jason Torchinsky, is delightfully visiting our home underground bunker this week. Jason wanted to take the Yugo out for a spin. That shouldn’t have been a problem. Except the Yugo, UNUSUALLY, had a problem.

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OXO’s Popular Mixing Bowls Are $5 Off Today 

Mixing bowls are a kitchen necessity. If yours are in need of replacement, these popular OXO bowls are a good option. They have non-slip bottoms, convenient pour spouts, and at $5 off today, they’re hard to pass up.

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Any Car Can Be a Rallycross Car if You Believe in Yourself

Driving a Mini Cooper S brings up different conversations depending on where I am. Around the mechanics at work, it’s all questions about reliability. To which I get to explain the joy that of owning basically a high mileage BMW, but with none of the badge or prestige. You can see the commiserating nods over oil…

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2019 Audi TT: Can You Spot the Changes?

The refreshed 2019 Audi TT just showed its face, but unless you’re an Audi enthusiast, it’s basically impossible to spot major differences between it and the outgoing model. The cars look nearly identical.

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The Leg and Ab-Toning Simply Fit Board Is Cheaper Than Ever Today

You’ve seen the Shark Tank segment. You’ve seen the infomercials. Now try the Simply Fit board for yourself for just $20, an all-time low. Hope you like orange!

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The second-generation AMC Javelin was called the “Humster” for its enormously arched front fenders.

The second-generation AMC Javelin was called the “Humster” for its enormously arched front fenders. According to Hemmings, in 1971—after designing the two-seater AMX and the first-gen Javelin in the ’60s on the Rambler American platform (in an effort to “catch up to” Ford’s Mustang)—AMC nixed the AMX model and…

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