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2019 Ford Focus Wagon spy shots and wagon

Ford's working on a redesign for the Focus and a prototype has just been spotted. The prototype is for the new compact's wagon body style which is unlikely to be offered in the United States. Instead, we're likely to receive sedan and hatchback body styles only, just like with the current generation. (One change, though, is that the cars will be...

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback spy shots and video

A new generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class compact hatch is brewing and we have new spy shots that reveal the complete design. We also have a video showing a prototype on the move. We've already been treated with a preview of the design in the form of the A Sedan concept. Specifically, the concept previewed a new A-Class sedan that's also out...

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Watch how a Ford Crown Vic is transformed into a General Lee Dodge Charger

This bright orange Dodge Charger sure looks like the General Lee from the iconic "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, doesn't it? Actually, it's not even close. That's because car is really a fairly common Ford Crown Victoria, specifically, a decommissioned police interceptor. Smith Brothers Restoration is responsible for the Crown Vic turned General Lee (is that...

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"The Grand Tour" drops season 2 trailer ahead of premiere in December

After a handful of injuries, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May will return with "The Grand Tour" season two this December. Ahead of the season premiere, we have the first trailer to prepare us for the adventures and mayhem ahead. Immediately, it looks like the team and hosts ironed out any quirks in season one. We see a lot more natural...

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Lamborghini was started because Ferraris were too unreliable

It's one of the greatest rivalries of the automotive industry: Ferrari vs. Lamborghini. Actually, it's not just a rivalry, Lamborghini was a direct result of Ferrari. According to the story, retold by Donut Media, company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini didn't just want to build a better sports car, he wanted to basically shame Enzo Ferrari. Lamborghini...

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Ford Focus RS Drift Stick provides on-demand sideways action

As if the Ford Focus RS's famed "Drift Mode" isn't enough, Ford Performance used the 2017 SEMA show to reveal its next supplement to on-demand sideways action: the Drift Stick, a Ken Block-approved electronically controlled performance handbrake you can retrofit to the Focus RS. Rally cars utilize hydraulic handbrakes to initiate quick drifts, though a...

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2019 BMW X4 spy shots and video

The current BMW X4 was only introduced for 2015 but a redesigned model is already in the works. And judging by the lack of camouflage gear on prototypes, the debut can't be far. The quick replacement rate is due to the X3, from which the X4 is derived, having just been redesigned itself, as a 2018 model. The new X4 should arrive next year, meaning...

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Hennessey Venom F5 revealed with over 1,600 HP, aims for 301 MPH top speed

Wake up Bugatti and Koenigsegg because Hennessey sounded an alarm. On Wednesday, the performance company out of Sealy, Texas revealed the Venom F5 hypercar with over 1,600 horsepower and a strong desire to reach a 301 mph top speed. The Venom F5 follows the similarly potent Venom GT, but the F5 dials every attribute up. The car starts with a completely new...

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What uses less gas: coasting or engine braking?

Getting the most of your vehicle, with regards to fuel economy, is to play a game of efficiency. You have to find the most efficient manner of driving in a given situation. That leads some to put a vehicle in neutral and team up with gravity for a bit of downhill acceleration. Modern cars, however, are quite intelligent. There's a fair chance that you're...

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