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Toyota Hilux Tonka concept

Toyota Hilux Tonka concept is for the inner child in all of us

North Americans may not be well acquainted with the Toyota Hilux, but elsewhere in the world it’s been a pickup truck staple since its inception decades ago. And Toyota decided to celebrate its 80th birthday this year with a special iteration of the popular Hilux. Coincidentally, it just so... read more

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Tamiya R/C trucks pull Toyota Hilux

Can 15 R/C pickups pull a life-size Toyota Hilux?

In the 1980s, Tamiya wanted to prove to the world its remote controlled, 1:10 scale Toyota Hilux Bruiser 4x4 truck was the toughest thing aside from a life-size Hilux. So... read more March 23, 2017 by


 
Subaru STI in St. Moritz

How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them. But that's only one of the modifications made to the Subaru WRX STI... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Ice-Karting looks like frozen awesome

Karting in the cold is the best form of Ice Capades

Driving a go-kart is one of life's great pleasures. The sensation of speed and the thrill of driving like a controlled maniac will make you smile so deeply that your cheeks... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Life-size Lego Batmobile built by Chevrolet, 2017 Detroit auto show

Chevy unveils life-size Lego Batmobile

Chevrolet was so excited about the upcoming Lego Batman movie that it’s gone out and built its own Batmobile made from the tiny plastic bricks. But we’re not... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
1963 VW Bus with bib-block Chevy V-8

This VW Bus is a Hot Wheels car come to life

What's your daily driver? We're betting it's some kind of Accord, Camry, or Traverse. Why not a 1963 VW Bus with a 468-cubic inch Chevrolet V-8? That's the daily driver of... read more January 13, 2017 by


 
First Hot Wheels Ad

This is the first Hot Wheels commercial ever

You played with them as kids. We played with them as kids. And now your children play with them as you claim to buy them for "the kids." We're talking about Hot Wheels, of... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
Volvo builds the Iron Knight: the world's fastest semi truck

This 2,400-horsepower Volvo semi is the quickest in the world

Here at Motor Authority, we're big fans of the team at Volvo Trucks. Their videos are always great, and their projects are entertaining and interesting. It's not easy to make... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Petter Solberg pranks people in a 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 Wagon

Disguised as a senior, rally driver Petter Solberg pranks people in a Mercedes-AMG

Perhaps once his rallying days are over Norway’s Petter Solberg could start up a career in comedy. He’s certainly good at it as you’ll discover in this... read more July 14, 2016 by


 
National Donut Day 2016

Here’s the best way to celebrate National Donut Day!

Those gloriously fluffy rings of fried, glazed dough aren’t the only donuts we’re celebrating on National Donut Day. We also love the stinky, smoky, rubbery kind... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Stolen BMW i3 dashcam

Supposedly stolen BMW i3 dashcam video funny, but probably fake

Warning: This video contains some NSFW language. Let's get this one out of the way: This dashcam footage from the United Kingdom is potentially fake. That doesn't mean it... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
World's fastest Smart ForTwo boasts 1,500 hp jet engine

"World's fastest" Smart car has 1,500-horsepower jet engine: Video

Engine swaps into Smart ForTwos aren't all that uncommon, but there's a special kind of absurdity with this one's 1,500-horsepower, helicopter-sourced jet engine... read more March 24, 2016 by


 
Nissan Winter Warrior

Nissan tames snow with Winter Warrior track trucks: Video

My hands are warm from the heated steering wheel. My butt is warm from the heated seats. Classic rock is blaring through the Bose speakers. Everything seems normal about the... read more March 19, 2016 by


 
Caterham Super Seven by Lego

Get ready to build your own Lego Caterham

Caterhams are basically do-it-yourself affairs right out of the box, but now the fun folks at Lego have created a downsized, hyper-detailed model that could be assembled on... read more March 15, 2016 by


 
Lego Ideas: 1st-Generation Dodge Viper

First-gen Dodge Viper pops up on Lego Ideas

It's a good day, with plenty of sunshine. Yesterday, all your automotive troubles seemed so far away. Today, though, you have car stuff big and small to get excited about... read more March 9, 2016 by


 
Two grandmas, one Lambo

Two grannies, one Lamborghini

Would you do a double-take if you saw two elderly women cruising down the street in a souped-up Lamborghini Murcielago? We'd probably do a triple-take, just to figure out... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
 

 
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