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2019 Opel Astra spy shots and video

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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Daniel Ricciardo does San Francisco to Vegas in an F1 car

Road trips are almost an essential part of life. You break away and hit the open road leaving your daily stress points in the rearview mirror. Part of what makes a road trip a great trip is having the right car at your disposal. If you're Formula 1 racer Daniel Ricciardo, that car would be built by Red Bull Racing, specifically the team's RB8 from 2012...

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N spy shots and video

Hyundai's newest Elantra GT has a sporty liftback variant sold overseas, and it's about to get the N performance treatment. The standard version of the car is called the i30 Fastback. The latest spy shots and video show a prototype for what's shaping up to be a new i30 Fastback N, a car that will debut in October at the 2018 Paris auto show. We know this is...

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Daniel Ricciardo does San Francisco to Vegas in an F1 car

Road trips are almost an essential part of life. You break away and hit the open road leaving your daily stress points in the rearview mirror. Part of what makes a road trip a great trip is having the right car at your disposal. If you're Formula 1 racer Daniel Ricciardo, that car would be built by Red Bull Racing, specifically the team's RB8 from 2012...

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N spy shots and video

Hyundai's newest Elantra GT has a sporty liftback variant sold overseas, and it's about to get the N performance treatment. The standard version of the car is called the i30 Fastback. The latest spy shots and video show a prototype for what's shaping up to be a new i30 Fastback N, a car that will debut in October at the 2018 Paris auto show. We know this is...

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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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BMW M explains how to use its dual-clutch transmission

Do you remember when BMW was self-described as the Ultimate Driving Machine? Those days are long gone but BMW still cranks out a few hits. It's nevertheless clear that BMW's core demographic has changed, and thus the automaker has to put out a video explaining how to use its own dual-clutch transmission. While you have the likes of Honda instilling a love...

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Witness the $21,000 Bugatti Veyron oil change

Technical knowhow is the main reason it's a good idea to go to a certified dealerships for maintenance on high-end supercars. A video from Royalty Exotic Cars owner Houston Crosta helps us understand why this is the case for the Bugatti Veyron. We're willing to bet right now Bugatti technicians would collectively gasp at the procedures used in the video...

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Mazda Autozam AZ-1 stops into Jay Leno’s Garage

Something completely different dropped by for the latest episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." It was a 1992 Mazda Autozam AZ-1. Never heard of it? Most Americans haven't. The AZ-1 was one of many Japanese cars built for the kei car space. For an incredibly quick debrief on kei cars, the pint-sized vehicles are built to a particular specification: 11-feet long...

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Watch Tom Cruise flog a classic BMW M5 in "Mission: Impossible – Fallout"

Sometimes, a film's cars become nearly as iconic as the stars themselves. See "Bullitt" or "The Fast and the Furious." It can be just as important that a character's car matches his or her persona. In "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," BMW earned the leading automotive role. In the film, Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, receives wheel time in and on a...

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