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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 the BMW Isetta as they can find. Someone perhaps even has a love for the Yugo. Collector Tim Cunningham is looking for... read more

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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


 
Minnesota road buckles under extreme heat

Warm weather turns highway stretch into rallycross stage

Commuting was temporarily made significantly better in northern Minnesota when warm days buckled pavement in the road and left a Scandinavian "yump" in the left lane. One... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Auction of “1” license plate in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Image via Emirates Auction

Man pays almost $5 million for "1" license plate

A man in the United Arab Emirates state of Sharjah bid Dh18 million (approximately $4.9 million) to secure the “1” license plate at an auction on Saturday. The... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
Cardboard 1959 Morris Mini Minor fits in Mini Countryman (Photo by 'Practical Classics')

An original Mini fits inside today's Mini Countryman

New vehicles are getting bigger, and no car brand illustrates this point better than Mini. Current Mini models are still smaller than most other new cars, but they're not... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Man pays speeding ticket with pennies

Man pays for speeding ticket with 22,000 pennies

A suburban Dallas man has paid for a speeding ticket he received with pennies to, in his words, "make a big spectacle of it." Brett Sanders says he was ticketed for driving... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Storm chasers get close to tornado in Wray, Colorado

This is what it looks like at the base of a tornado

Most will be familiar with the idea of a tornado and the devastation one can cause. However, few are likely to have ever seen one in person. Now here’s something... read more May 9, 2016 by


 
Sherp ATV In Action

Sherp ATV is your literal go-anywhere vehicle: Video

ATVs, short for all-terrain vehicles, are awesome machines. However, your average run-of-the-mill ATV can't really conquer all terrain. It can handle dirt, mud, sand, snow... read more March 8, 2016 by


 
Ferrari Enzo abandoned in Dubai

Abandoned Ferrari Enzo... Still Abandoned In Dubai

Way back in 2011, we caught wind of the sad state of one of the world's greatest supercars. A Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Enzo was snapped sitting in a police impound lot in the... read more February 10, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Trailer Assist ad

VW Comes Up With Fun Ad For New Trailer Assist Feature: Video

Volkswagen's Passat sold overseas has an innovative Trailer Assist feature that makes it easy to back up when you're lugging around a trailer thanks to some semi-autonomous... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Gallardo tackles flooded road

Lamborghini Drivers Still Fearless When It Comes To Fording: Video

A few years back we saw a Gumball 3000 participant navigate his way through about a foot of water in a Lamborghini Murciélago. We thought it was brave though also... read more January 6, 2016 by


 
Juan Manuel Fangio

Argentine Oscar Espinoza Confirmed As Fangio's Son

In July, it was reported that the body of famed racing driver Juan Manual Fangio was going to be exhumed two decades after his burial. The reason? There was a paternity claim... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
Lamborghini Gallardo driver attempts to transport giant teddy bear - Image via Weibo

Giant Teddy Bear Not Allowed Atop Lamborghini Gallardo

A man in China found out that the passenger he was shuttling wasn't allowed to ride in his Lamborghini Gallardo. Well, in isn't the right word as this passenger was riding... read more November 24, 2015 by


 
When Car Washes Attack

When Car Washes Attack: Worker Caught In Spin Cycle

If you've ever wondered what it'd be like to experience an automatic car wash outside a vehicle, Josh Hood could tell you—and he wouldn't recommend it. While the... read more November 13, 2015 by


 
Stolen Lamborghini Roadster

Stolen Lamborghini Aventador Has $100,000 Reward For Recovery

A 2015 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster has been stolen in New York. That's a $440,000 hole in someone's pocket, so they've turned to a detective agency by the name of... read more November 12, 2015 by


 
Mean Metal Motors M-Zero

Mean Metal Motors Aims To Create India's First Supercar

A supercar from every country? Why not? Let's see what the various nations of the world can produce when it comes to the topic of high-speed, high-attention automobiles. Next... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
 

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