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Jay Leno hits the beat in a 1978 Chevy Nova cop car

Riding in a cop car means you're most likely in for a bad day. Driving a cop car, however, is a blast. That's because it's usually an otherwise mundane vehicle that's been given some heavy duty parts to help it hold up over the duration of its service life. It also has those cool lights and sirens...

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BMW fires up the 2018 M8 and it sounds angry

BMW has effectively stolen headlines with the BMW 8-Series Concept. However, it won't stay conceptual for long and an M8 performance flagship is part of the reborn 8-Series recipe. So, would you like to hear how the M8 sounds? BMW let onlookers at the M Festival, held at the Nürburgring, take...

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Polestar claims it set a ‘Ring record in 2016, but did it?

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar last week released a video claiming it set a lap record for "road-legal, four-door cars" at the Nürburgring in May 2016 using a stock S60 Polestar sedan. The time of 7:51.110 was set immediately after the German round of the 2016 World Touring Car...

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Lotus Exige once owned by Jerry Seinfeld sells for $90,400

Jerry Seinfeld's love of Porsches is renowned, but the comedian and television star isn't averse to cars from other marques. For example, a year ago we saw Seinfeld sell a batch of cars that included a couple of Volkswagens. Now a 2009 Lotus Exige S 260 he once owned has just been sold...

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Kris Singh adds Pagani Huayra BC to collection

Kris Singh, the American multimillionaire with a love for exotic cars, has added yet another extraordinary vehicle to his collection. A Pagani Huayra BC has just joined a collection that already includes a Lamborghini Veneno and Koenigsegg Agera RS, plus likely several other rare machines. Pagani...

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Rolls-Royce builds the world’s most expensive ‘new’ car

Rolls-Royce has crafted a one-off car for a customer. Presented at this past weekend's 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in Italy, the bespoke car, dubbed the Sweptail because of its swept rear end reminiscent of the design used by Rolls-Royces of the 1920s, is rumored to have...

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How can the Nissan Titan brake quicker than a Mini?

A Nissan Titan weighs 5,811 pounds. A Mini Countryman weighs 3,629. The former requires a shorter distance to reach a complete stop from 60. Sounds crazy, but it's true, and Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here to, well, explain how the full-size pickup truck can out-brake a Mini...

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