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GT3 RS for MSRP, burly barn find, burnouts and more: This Week On The Forums

Why people still yell "Freebird" at concerts is unclear. It's a true mystery. There's a compelling argument involving a Chicago DJ, of course. But while we know why the sky is blue, the actual origin of the presumably ironic request is likely lost to the sands of time. That said, if drunk audience...

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Audi R8 safety car drifts in rain at 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Watch the Audi R8 safety car drift at Le Mans

During a rainy practice session ahead of this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans, an Audi R8 safety car dramatically sped around the track but was caught on camera in the midst of... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel, Mini Vision Next 100: Today’s Car News

This weekend is the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans and there’s a lot to be excited about as Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is making its return, competing in the GTE Pro class... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Baku City Circuit, site of the 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix - Image via Red Bull Racing

2016 Formula One European Grand Prix preview

The European Grand Prix has had an erratic history on the Formula One calendar, held sporadically and shuffled between a number of circuits over the years. The last time a... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Mopar ’16 Ram 1500 Rebel

Meet the Mopar ’16 Ram 1500 Rebel special edition truck

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] official accessories division Mopar is out with another of its special edition models, and for the first time it’s based on... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Mini Vision Next 100 concept

Mini’s Vision Next 100 is your urban runabout of the future

Fellow BMW Group brand Mini has unveiled its own Vision 100 Next concept celebrating its parent company’s centennial this year. Previously we saw Vision 100 Next... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GTs at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford, Porsche secure pole for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

This is the moment Blue Oval fans around the world have been waiting years for: Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] imminent return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 'Fast 8' - Image via Vin Diesel's Instagram

Helen Mirren appearing alongside Charlize Theron in 'Furious 8', is actual dame for film franchise

Remember the time Daniel Day Lewis and Al Pacino co-starred in that Transformers movie? Me neither. That didn't stop Charlize Theron who signed on for Furious 8 a while ago... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Prototype for new Smart ForTwo Electric Drive debuting at 2016 Paris Auto Show

New Smart ForTwo Electric Drive to debut at 2016 Paris Auto Show

Smart was one of the first mainstream automakers to introduce an electric car when it launched its original ForTwo Electric Drive on the market late last decade. With the... read more June 16, 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


 
Nikola One electric semi truck

2,000-hp Nikola One electric truck racks up thousands of pre-orders

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is no longer the only company out there named after inventor Nikola Tesla. But Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Motors has a very different product... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Updated Tesla Model S conversion kit from Unplugged Performance

Make your Model S resemble refreshed car with Unplugged Performance kit

Unplugged Performance, a tuning company that exclusively deals with Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] products, has released a conversion kit that allows existing Model S owners to... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW commits to 30 electric cars by 2025 in new strategy

While the Volkswagen Group continues negotiations towards finalizing a settlement of its emissions cheating scandal with regulators in the United States, the embattled... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
2018 Audi A8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Rolls-Royce 103EX concept, 2018 Audi A8, 2017 Nissan 370Z: Car News Headlines

As part of BMW’s centennial celebrations this year, the automaker and its subsidiaries Mini and Rolls-Royce developed concept cars that are meant to look out at the... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E300)

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class priced lower than outgoing model

The completely redesigned 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class goes on sale this summer and it has been priced from $53,075, including destination. That’s for a base E300 which... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
 

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