Tag Archives: Blips

Check Out This Bizarre Towing Setup

Have a gander at this truck towing a truck towing a truck towing a dump-truck hauling a Toyota Rav4. Many of us have probably seen tractor-units towing other tractor-units, but it’s the RAV4 in the dump-bed that puts this setup squarely in the “bizarre” category.

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Goodnight, Golf.

Goodnight, Golf. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen an early R32 on the road and that’s a shame. I love this design enough to settle for a GTI, but the all-wheel drive version is the one to invest in if you can.

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The Isetta was an important car for BMW, which reached out to Italian company Iso to build a version

The Isetta was an important car for BMW, which reached out to Italian company Iso to build a version of its weird little bubble car under license starting in 1955. BMW’s was powered by its own single-cylinder motorcycle engine, which made about 13 horsepower. That wasn’t much, but it was enough to make the car BMW’s…

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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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Fighting up into Friday like…

Fighting up into Friday like…

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Gotta love the 2008-only fascia on this Dodge Magnum SRT-8.

Gotta love the 2008-only fascia on this Dodge Magnum SRT-8. The poor Magnum’s life was cut short after only four model years, while the 300, Charger and Challenger with which it shared a platform have continued on. This is your reminder that life isn’t fair.

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Weekend mode: engage.

Weekend mode: engage.

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No Freaking Way

Apparently somebody was careful enough about parking to put a little dangly tennis ball in their garage, but dense enough to run over a can of paint next to an Aston Martin DBS resulting in this messy disaster.

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There’s still no full-on Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar, but the Swedish skunkworks now offers an “Optimizat

There’s still no full-on Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar, but the Swedish skunkworks now offers an “Optimization Package” for the hybrid SUV that bumps output to 421 horsepower and a little over 500 ft-lbs of torque. Torque is good.

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Now This Is How You Turn The New Nissan Titan Into A Real Off-Roader

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD ’s Cummins diesel engine weighs about 900 pounds. That makes this one hell of a trustfall for the ICON’s new suspension system here. We’re waiting to hear how it looked after landing, but I’m just stoked somebody had the balls to get hangtime in this monster!

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