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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 founded in Boston. The find was documented on the History...

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Steve McQueen’s family sues Ferrari over special-edition 70th anniversary cars

Last year, Ferrari celebrated 70 years since the unveiling of its first sports car and part of the celebration included 350 special edition cars in various liveries to mark significant moments for the company. Allegedly, the "Steve McQueen" livery never had the McQueen family's blessing. According to Courthouse News Service, the heirs of Steve McQueen filed...

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Usher starts 2018 Gumball 3000 rally in a BAC Mono

The 2018 Gumball 3000 rally kicked off in London on Sunday and among the crowd was none other than Usher, whose choice of ride for this year's rally is a BAC Mono. A car like the Mono can be intimidating, especially on public roads where you're driving alongside tall SUVs and trucks. However, it's likely no issue for the music superstar, whose collection of...

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"Fast and Furious" cast members recall their first cars

No one forgets their first car. First cars represent freedom, at least within the bounds of curfews and parental scoldings on late nights. For the cast of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, first cars were no different. A video from 2013 shows Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Ludacris on camera sharing their first cars...

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The Rock gifts custom Ford F-150 to his longtime stunt double

Having someone recognize hard work and dedication is always a positive experience, but when it's someone like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, he goes above and beyond. As in, gifting his longtime stunt double a custom Ford F-150. Johnson posted the touching video to his Instagram showing him surprise his stunt double (and cousin) Tanoai Reed with the new pickup...

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Mark Wahlberg to open Ohio Chevy dealership

From music to modeling to burger joints and now to car dealerships, Mark Wahlberg is on the move. The 47-year-old celebrity announced Friday he will open a Chevrolet dealership in Columbus, Ohio. The dealership will be a partnership with his current business partner Jay Feldman, who owns a handful of dealerships in Michigan. The dealer, formerly called...

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"I Am Paul Walker" documentary premiering August 11

Five years after "Fast and the Furious" star and auto enthusiast Paul Walker's untimely death, fans will receive a closer look at his life. The Paramount Network announced Tuesday it will premiere the "I Am Paul Walker" documentary on August 11, 2018. The documentary will feature close friends, co-stars, and family discussing Walker and his life for the...

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The Rock to star in "Fast and Furious" spin-off, "Hobbs and Shaw"

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is set to bring his "Fast and Furious" character Luke Hobbs back to the big screen. This time around, however, he's the star in a spinoff from the main franchise. Titled "Hobbs and Shaw," the film features The Rock and co-star Jason Statham reprising his role as Deckard Shaw. "Hobbs and Shaw" will hit theaters on July 26, 2019...

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Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in upcoming Ford versus Ferrari film

It was supposed to be Tom Cruise. The "Top Gun" and "Mission Impossible" mega star was reportedly set to portray Carroll Shelby in a film depicting Ford's motorsport battles with Ferrari. That was way back in 2013, though, and Hollywood has since moved on. But time is a flat circle, so we're ready to make this thing happen, only now it's going to be Matt...

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