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1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage alleged to be first car to be caught speeding

First car ever caught speeding to be displayed in the UK

This 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage is largely held to be the very first car to receive a speeding ticket, and it's headed for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Palace Court in the United Kingdom. The UK in the 19th century was a tough place to have an automobile. The law at the time required... read more

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Audi Lunar Quattro featured in ‘Alien: Covenant’

Look out for the Audi Lunar Quattro in “Alien: Covenant”

There’s a race on to land a new rover on the moon. The race is the latest initiative in Google’s X Prize program designed to spur technological development for... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
Nissan Rogue Dogue Project

Nissan Rogue Dogue Project is one for the dogs

Nissan isn't only concerned about hauling human passengers from point A to B, it wants man's best friend to be just as safe and secure when traveling the open road. That's... read more April 12, 2017 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder maintenance - Image via Reddit user USBROOKS

Porsche 918 Spyder service looks like a technician’s worst nightmare

Routine maintenance and service visits for the Porsche 918 Spyder sure do look like a breeze...in the utmost opposite sense of the idea. With a 4.6-liter V-8 engine and two... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
Ferrari 458 Italia Milan police car

Mafia’s confiscated Ferrari 458 turned into police car

Italian police in Milan have a message for youngsters when it comes to a life of crime: don’t get involved. And what better way to spread said message than with a heavy... read more April 5, 2017 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari seized by customs in South Africa - Image via Fin24

LaFerrari may be crushed after 2 failed smuggling attempts

There’s that old saying stating, “rules are meant to be broken,” but sometimes, rules are rules. That’s especially true when it involves governments... read more April 3, 2017 by


 
August Moon Drive-In

Modern drive-in proposal to provide movies and classic cars

We suppose the idea of going to the drive-in is simply something Americans lost touch with more than a generation ago. That’s a shame, because it’s a seriously... read more March 29, 2017 by


 
Enzo Ferrari

Police thwart plan to steal remains of Enzo Ferrari

It appears a gang of criminals had their own interpretation of “The Italian Job” in the works, but ultimately, it failed. Automotive News (subscription required)... read more March 29, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin working on a new logo?

No, Aston Martin is not ditching winged logo on its cars

The automotive enthusiast portion of the Internet went a bit aflutter recently when some news broke of an apparent update to Aston Martin's iconic badging. The British... read more January 26, 2017 by


 
2011 Nissan 370Z And 1990 Nissan 300ZX. Photos by Alex Bellus

The last, best place to look for a part or accessory for your classic car

Most auto enthusiasts have been there. Your classic car needs a part or accessory, and the hunt begins. Where do you start? Maybe I can help. This week I was tasked with... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
Dubai resident Balwinder Sahni paid $9 million for “5” license plate - Image via CNN

Man spends $9 million on license plate

In Dubai, where the police drive Bugatti Veyrons and supercars can be found abandoned by the roadside, it should not surprise you that special license plates sell for... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
U2 Trabant collector seeks more for upcoming celebration of the band

Collector on mission to recover U2 Trabants

Some enthusiasts have very targeted, niche car collections. Perhaps you know a person who's way into the Amphicar. There's a chance someone is grabbing as many examples of... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Photo ticket captured driver Danial Mercer speeding just past a school zone

Driver uses Google Maps to prove his radar ticket isn't just

Getting a ticket is never fun. Well, it's possible the part before you got pulled over was fun, but it wasn't necessarily legal fun. Occasionally, though, cops can make... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Kimi Räikkönen and Minttu Virtanen

Kimi Räikkönen marries model girlfriend Minttu Virtanen

Formula One is currently on its summer break and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] driver Kimi Räikkönen, 36, took advantage of the time off to marry his 29-year-old model... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Norway is designing a floating underwater tunnel

Are you game to drive through an underwater floating tunnel?

If you are a resident of Norway, underwater floating tunnels might be in your future. We already have tunnels that go under water, but they don't float and that means they... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
CHiPs' Erik Estrada is now a police officer in St. Anthony, Idaho

'CHiPs' star Erik Estrada becomes real-life cop

Life, it seems, is now imitating art. Remember that classic late-1970s and early-1980s TV show CHiPs, the one about a pair of California motorcycle cops starring the... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
 

 
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