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Jay Leno shows off his 1953 Cunningham C3

Briggs Cunningham is a man who lived his life well. Born in 1907, Cunningham had a family with buckets of money and he used that to fully enjoy the things that mattered to him. This included boats, cars and sports. He was an avid yachtsmen, winning the America's Cup race and also finding a home in...

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The origin story of the McLaren F1

Back in the late 1990s, the McLaren F1 arrived to set the world on fire. It blasted well past the 200-mph mark into unknown territory when it set a production car top-speed record. That figure, which has of course since been beaten, was an impossible 240.1 mph. You know that number well, but do you...

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How 4WD works: 4Hi vs 4Lo vs 2Hi

A modern vehicle can do a number of things for its driver. It can regulate traction, keep your braking pressure from locking your stoppers up, and make sure your engine doesn't exceed a given rev limit. Heck, a modern car can keep you in your lane and stop you from hitting the car in front of you...

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1933 Plymouth hot rod is a mean burnout machine

Hot rods are good for a couple of things: looking really cool, making the driver really cool, and doing cool things. They're just downright cool. One of those cool things hot rods do really well is performing incredibly smokey burnouts—this 1933 Plymouth sedan pulls the task off in spades...

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How to build an F1 car using only matchsticks

You might be good at clicking the bricks of a Lego kit into place. That's child's play, though, because you're presented with clear instructions and the appropriate pieces required to accomplish your goal. What if you were given a different building block of sorts and tasked with crafting something...

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2020 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots and video

BMW is preparing replacements for its 6-Series coupe and convertible but will be positioning the cars higher, into 8-Series territory. The automaker confirmed the move in May with the unveiling of the 8-Series concept at the 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. However, the car was...

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Volkswagen Polo revealed, GTI packs 197 horsepower

A new generation of the Volkswagen Polo, the nameplate's sixth iteration, was revealed on Friday. The new model features an evolutionary look though major changes have taken place under the skin. Underpinning the vehicle is the smallest version of the MQB platform. The platform is flexible...

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