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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 laid against him by Oscar Espinoza, and a court ruled that Fangio's body would be pulled up in order to extract a bit of DNA... read more

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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


 
Mack Trucks Super Liner

A Sultan Commissions The Most Expensive Mack Truck Ever Built

Apparently, Malaysia's Sultan of Johor is a bit of a semi-truck fan. He commissioned Mack Trucks' Australian division to create a custom Super-Liner fit for, well, a Sultan... read more October 19, 2015 by


 
Bugatti Veyron suffers breakdown on the streets of London

Bugatti Veyron Suffers Breakdown On The Streets Of London: Video

Normally a car coming to a stop on the side of the road isn’t worth a second look but when said car is a Bugatti Veyron, and there’s video involved, it’s... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder in the Australian Outback

Australia’s Northern Territory Gets To Keep Stretch Of Speed-Unlimited Highway

In Australia’s Northern Territory, there’s a roughly 171-mile long section of highway where there are no speed limits. This means that in addition to... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 driven by Juan Manuel Fangio

Fangio's Body To Be Exhumed For DNA Test

You can call him El Chueco. You can call him El Maestro. You should probably just call him Mr. Fangio. Juan Manual Fangio is one of the greatest racing drivers of all time... read more July 13, 2015 by


 
Woman Reunited With Corvette After 43 Years

Woman Reunited With C3 Corvette After 43 Years: Video

In 1972, a Georgia woman got a job in an office and was earning her first real paychecks. She was 19 years old at the time, had started to save up, and she decided to splurge... read more July 2, 2015 by


 
Audi Lunar Quattro developed for Google Lunar X Prize

Audi Joins Moon Mission

There’s a high-stakes X Prize competition running, and this one’s to the moon—literally. We’re taking, of course, about the Google Lunar X Prize... read more June 26, 2015 by


 
Audi dealership in U.K. where floor collapsed - Image via Paul Scoins

Floor Collapses At Audi Dealer And Sends 20 Cars Crashing Down

An Audi dealership in the U.K. was the unfortunate scene of a floor collapse that caused 20 cars to crash through the floor and into the shop area below. The showroom floor... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
U.S. Navy drunk driving deterrence display

Man Considered "Too Drunk" Is Acquitted of Hit & Run Charge

"If your drunken memory causes you a fit, you must acquit." Okay so we made that line up, but we're not making up any bit of the rest of this seemingly insane story. An... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
Apple Watch Driver

Watch Out: Driver Fined For Changing Songs Via Apple Watch

That didn't take long. The Apple Watch isn't even available in stores yet—only early adopters who preordered have one—and a Canadian man has already been ticketed... read more May 29, 2015 by


 
Catalin Alexandre Duru on his homemade hoverboard

Man Sets Guinness World Record With Homemade Hoverboard: Video

Move over, Marty McFly. Canadian engineer Catalin Alexandru Duru has set a new world record for the furthest distance traveled on a hoverboard, and unlike McFly’s board... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
Car Sing-A-Long

Car Sing-A-Long Turns Into Blown Tire Ride-A-Long: Video

You've been there before... you're in the car with some good friends, and one of your favorite tunes comes on. What do you do? You all sing along and belt out that tune... read more May 26, 2015 by


 
Truck Driven Through House

It's Not Illegal To Drive Your Own Truck Through Your Own House

Have you ever been so angry that you wanted to smash something? What if that something was your house? The why in this case isn't as important and impressive as the how... read more May 19, 2015 by


 
California 666 Plate

Satan Is My Co-Pilot: California DMV Down With Demonic Plates

The idea that California's DMV has Satanic sympathies won't come as a surprise to any residents of the Golden State. But you'd imagine the widely reviled agency would at... read more May 6, 2015 by


 
1967 Ministry of Technology mobile cinema. Image via eBay.

One Of 7 Mobile Cinemas Up For Sale

What is a mobile cinema? Why should you care? I’ll answer the second question first: because it’s one of just 7 ever built, and it’s awesome. ALSO SEE... read more April 28, 2015 by


 
 

 
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