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  • Jerry Seinfeld

    The saga of Jerry Seinfeld's allegedly fake Porsche continues. After the comedian and actor was sued earlier this month by the company that purchased the car from him, Seinfeld has sued the dealership that sold him the car in the first place. The Associated Press reported Monday that Seinfeld filed the lawsuit in a Manhattan federal court and it seeks unknown damages from the dealer, European Collectibles of Costa Mesa, California. The filing goes on to say Seinfeld relied on the certificate of authenticity that was presented with the car when he purchased it and claims he did not know the...

  • 1958 Porsche 356 Carrera Speedster from the Jerry Seinfeld collection - Image via Gooding & Company
    Jerry Seinfeld sued for allegedly selling fake Porsche

    Jerry Seinfeld is famous for his affinity for Porsches, but it seems even he may have been caught out by a less-than-authentic example—if a lawsuit filed against him proves genuine. Seinfeld was sued on Friday by a company based in the Channel Islands called Fica Frio, which at a 2016 auction...

  • 'Hobbs & Shaw' trailer
    "Hobbs & Shaw" trailer drops with fights, crashes, and cars

    The first of what is planned to be three "Fast and Furious" spinoffs will land this summer, and now we get our first look at the plot for "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" as the first trailer dropped on Friday. In the film, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham reprise their...

  • Dwayne Johnston and Jason Statham (Edit)
    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham won't be in "Fast 9"

    Don't look for the characters Luke Hobbs or Deckard Shaw to make an appearance in the next installment of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, simply titled "Fast 9" for now. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who portrays Hobbs, told MTV News in an interview published Monday that neither he nor Jason...

  • Fast and the Furious family - Image via Vin Diesel Facebook page
    Female "Fast and Furious" spinoff in the works, "Hobbs & Shaw" premieres Aug. 2

    Fans of the "Fast and Furious" franchise have a lot to look forward to in the coming years. Vin Diesel, one of the series' main stars, announced on his Instagram account last Thursday that a possible new spinoff will focus on a female lead. Additionally, the first spinoff film, "Hobbs & Shaw"...

  • Scene from 'The Grand Tour' season three with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May
    Richard Hammond says electric cars can be fun, excited for the future

    As technology promises more changes in the automotive industry than perhaps ever before, Richard Hammond sees reason for excitement. Speaking to Road & Track in a Tuesday report, "The Grand Tour" host said he's not "remotely wary" of the future because it's consumer driven. While regulations...

  • Steve McQueen drove the Trans Am in ‘The Hunter,’ his final film

    Editor’s note: Late in 2017, the stunt car used in the movie Bullitt was discovered in Mexico. Earlier this year, the ownership of the Bullitt hero car was revealed. Now, the presence of another McQueen movie vehicle — from his final film — has come back into the limelight. Steve McQueen’s final movie was "The Hunter," a 1980 release in which he portrayed real-life bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson. Eli Wallach and LeVar Burton and Kathryn Harrold also had significant roles in the film. In one of the movie’s scenes, McQueen flies into Nebraska, rents...

  • Ken Block, 2016 G3PR World Rallycross race, August 2016
    Ken Block: The machine inside the racing suit

    You probably know Ken Block because of his incredible driving skills depicted in the Gymkhana series. However, there’s much more to this multi-talented individual. We’ve already outlined in detail his career in rallying, but four-wheel action only came later in his life. Before that...

  • Robert Downey Jr. and Audi design chief Mark Lichte in e-tron GT concept
    Robert Downey Jr. met Audi design chief to discuss e-tron GT

    Audi will showcase another vehicle in its long-running ties with Marvel films when "Avengers 4: Endgame" debuts next spring. None other than the e-tron GT electric sedan will star alongside the Avengers and Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark, aka, Iron Man. Ahead of the film's premiere, Downey Jr. met...

  • "I Am Paul Walker" documentary
    "I Am Paul Walker" documentary released on fifth anniversary of actor's death

    Five years after the passing of "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker, Virgil Films announced the release of a longer version of its "I Am Paul Walker" documentary on Friday to honor his life and achievements. The documentary first aired on the Paramount Network this past August, but the documentary...

  • Dolph Lundgren in Volvo construction ad
    Dolph Lundgren pumps up Volvo construction equipment

    The Volvo commercial vehicles unit has returned with another cheeky advertisement, and this time, Dolph Lundgren is ready to whip some excavators into shape. Lundgren, best known as Soviet boxer Ivan Drago from "Rocky IV," was cast to play a tough drill instructor of sorts. His victims are a group...

  • 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo first owned by Walter Payton
    Bears fans rejoice: Walter Payton's 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo heads to auction

    This car is the sweetness. That's because it's a 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo in excellent condition, but also because it was owned by Walter Payton. One of the greatest running backs in NFL history, Payton's Porsche is set to cross the auction block at Mecum's sale in Chicago running October 25-27...

  • 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by John Cena - Image via Mecum Auctions

    The 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena crossed a Mecum auction block in Dallas last week, fetching $1,320,000 in the process, a steep discount to the $1,540,000 it sold for during Russo and Steele's Monterey Car Week auction just in August. We'll remind you that this is the car that Ford sued Cena over late last year after the automaker determined that he flipped it shortly after taking delivery in September 2017. Recall, GT buyers had to sign a document stating that they would not sell the car for at least two years after delivery. Ford and Cena settled...

  • 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “Bandit” recreation
    Trio of Burt Reynolds movie cars fetch $330,000 at auction, including "Bandit" Trans Am replica

    Following the passing of Burt Reynolds on September 6, a collection of the late actor's vehicles were put up for sale last week at Barrett-Jackson's auction in Las Vegas. Reynolds had been selling off cars from his collection in the years leading to his passing, with some of the proceeds going to...

  • Muhammad Ali's 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Convertible
    Rolls-Royce once owned by Muhammad Ali hitting auction block

    A Rolls-Royce once owned by late boxing legend Muhammad Ali will hit the auction block at Bonhams’ Zoute Sale in Belgium early next month. The 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward convertible was bought by the champ, at the time still known by his birth name of Cassius Clay, in...

  • 1979 VW Beetle Polizei on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jay Leno cops a look at a 1979 VW Beetle police car

    The automotive guest on this episode of Jay Leno's Garage isn't about speed or performance. It's just fun. "I'm just laughing looking at it. It just makes me smile," Jay Leno exclaims about the 1979 Volkswagen Beetle German police car that pulls into his garage. Unless you're getting pulled over...

  • 2014 Shelby GT500 tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jim Caviezel's 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake storms into Jay Leno's Garage

    A special 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake roared into Jay Leno's Garage for a new episode. Actor Jim Caviezel is the proud owner, and he's turned the car into a rolling tribute for the fallen members of SEAL Team Six aboard Extortion 17. Caviezel is heavily involved with the military and the...

  • Jeep Wrangler Celebrity Customs
    Jeep is turning to celebs for a Wrangler customization contest

    Customizing a Jeep Wrangler is essentially a must-do event for any owner. Be it an upgrade as small as new tires and wheels to going nuts with a full-blown off-road build, the Wrangler might be the most customized vehicle on the planet. Jeep knows this, and the automaker is turning to a handful of...

  • Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in 'The Fate of the Furious'

    After years of speculation, Universal confirmed Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham will star in the first spin-off of the "Fast and Furious" franchise titled "Hobbs and Shaw." On Monday, Johnson took to Instagram to announce production has begun for the film. Johnson will reprise the role of Luke Hobbs, the hulking Diplomatic Security Service Agent, and Statham will return as Deckard Shaw, the main antagonist from "Furious 7." Both characters have had two films to ensure plenty of corny dialog and jokes for their own spin-off film. According to previous reports, "Hobbs and Shaw" will...

  • Burt Reynolds and the Trans Am SE Bandit Edition
    The real bandit, Burt Reynolds, dead at 82

    Actor Burt Reynolds died Thursday at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack in Florida, according to CNN. Best known in the automotive world for his role in the 1977 movie "Smokey and the Bandit," Reynolds was an instant icon associated with a black Pontiac Trans Am with a gold decal on its...

  • Chris Evans' SpeedKore 1967 Chevrolet Camaro on Jay Leno's Garage
    Chris Evans' SpeedKore 1967 Chevy Camaro featured on Jay Leno's Garage

    Chris Evans recently received one heck of a gift from fellow actor Robert Downey Jr. After starring in the latest Captain America film, Downey Jr. presented Evans with this 1967 Chevrolet Camaro featuring extensive work by SpeedKore. Jay Leno recently a close-up look of the car in his garage, and...

  • 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by John Cena - Image via Russo and Steele
    John Cena's 2017 Ford GT sold again, this time for $1.5M

    The mockery of Ford's attempts to block flippers from profiting from early sales of the GT supercar continues with news that the 2017 example originally ordered by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena has been sold for the second time. The car went under the hammer at Russo and Steele's auction held...

  • Mark Wahlberg discusses cars at his new Ohio dealership
    Mark Wahlberg reveals his teen days as a mechanic

    Mark Wahlberg was recently in Columbus, Ohio, to talk about his new Chevrolet dealership. While there, the actor met with media and shared his lifelong passion for cars. In fact, one of his first jobs was as an auto mechanic. As a teenager, Wahlberg did oil changes and tune-ups and even drove a...

  • Aerosmith's original touring van, a 1964 International Harvester Metro, via @KConz20
    Aerosmith’s original ’64 touring van found in East Coast woods

    A 1964 International Harvester Metro found in Massachusetts by a reality television show is none other than the first touring van used by the legendary rock band Aerosmith. The Boston Globe reported the van was discovered on private property in Chesterfield, across the state from where the band was...

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