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GM once offered "liquid tire chains" to enhance winter driving performance

Tire chains can be a driver's best friend when it comes to handling snowy and icy conditions, but decades ago, General Motors offered something quite novel—even if we don't know if it actually worked as intended. What GM called "liquid tire chains" was an option across the entire 1969 Chevrolet lineup of cars, save for the El Camino and station...

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2019 BMW M2 Competition leaked

Roundel fans, rejoice. While BMW is busy focusing on bringing more SUVs to the market, the M division still wants more performance options. By hook or by crook, the M folks seem to have snuck one past the money men: the M2 Competition. Disguised prototypes have been out testing for a while but we finally have our first look at an unmasked version of the...

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What does Porsche’s PDK stand for?

There are many abbreviations in the world of the automobile. You may think you know what most of them stand for, but others may leave you scratching your head. One of those is likely to be PDK, the name given to the automatic gearbox used by Porsche. And there's a reason you don't see the full name of this gearbox written out in most articles covering...

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Jay Leno brings a 1962 Bel Air bubble-top beauty into the garage

Ralph Holguin is the owner of RMD Garage, which is a Long Beach-based custom car shop. It's a shop that is the focus of a show on Velocity, but today we're focusing on one of the vehicles from the shop. The car is nicknamed Sanity, and it's a beautifully restored and modified 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air. When Chevy was building the 1962 Bel Air, it offered a few...

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2019 BMW Z4 spy shots and video

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota's plans to jointly develop a “mid-size sports car platform” to spawn replacements for their respective Z4 and Supra models. Today we have new spy shots plus video of a prototype for the BMW model, previously thought to be called a Z5. BMW has since confirmed the car will be...

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Toyota Yaris GRMN hits the track

As much as we love cars like the Ford Focus RS and Honda Civic Type R, there's no denying they lack the lightness and chuckable feeling of hot hatches from the '80s and '90s. Something like a Peugeot 205 GTI or even the first Civic Type R. There are some modern options that come close, such as the Fiat 500 Abarth or Ford Fiesta ST, but if we had our pick...

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First LMP1 racer for revamped 2018/2019 WEC season revealed

Most readers won't be familiar with the Ginetta name but that should change in the very near future. The British motorsport company is one of the biggest race car constructors in the world, and it also offers a line of sports cars for road use. Now Ginetta's also offering a race car for top level endurance racing: the G60-LT-P1. As the name implies...

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Learn how to be a better car detailer in this 1 video

Keeping up on regularly scheduled maintenance and ensuring a car runs in tip-top shape is only part of the ownership experience. If an owner plans to keep a car for the long haul, proper car care and detailing is a must. Not only will it ensure a car looks great, but it will also protect against factors that harm vehicle paint and quality. Ammo NYC, a car...

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Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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