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How the Tesla Model S is Made

It’s Friday. Sure we could be working but watching videos is way more fun. Check out this behind the scenes video of the Tesla Motors production facility where 3000 employees and 160 extremely sophisticated robots act in complete harmony to build the car of the future. A car that is so advanced that in the 5.4 seconds ... continue reading
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Jaguar Project 7

Making its debut this weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed is the Jaguar Project 7 concept. This one-off from Jaguar, while at first glance shares similar colors to a Shelby Cobra, is actually painted to match the Jaguar D-Type that won the 24 Hours of LeMans in 1957. And the name Project 7? Well, that is how ... continue reading
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The Great Outdoors Sale SHOP

Real men don't spend their entire summer in air-conditioned comfort. The warm weather and abundant sunshine make this time of year the perfect to go exploring the great outdoors, and right now is the time to gear up to do so. From now until 7/28/14 you'll save 16% on all the outdoor gear we've rounded up in this curated collection. So ditch the couch for a weekend, lace up your boot and get outside. ... check it out
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8 Cars We Wish We Could Get in the U.S.

It was just about five years ago that American auto enthusiasts had something to celebrate. After years upon years of anticipation, the iconic Nissan Skyline GT-R was now available in the States branded simply as the GT-R. Sure, we know that other versions of the Skyline made it here under the Infiniti G35 name, but this was the GT-R or as it is so kindly referred to, Godzilla. Fast forward to 2013. After an 18 year hiatus, Alfa Romeo is ... ... continue reading
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VUHL 05

Looks like 2014 is the year we can finally live out our Speed Racer fantasy. Making its initial debut in the U.K. and North American markets next year is the VUHL 05. The latest offering from Mexico's VUHL (Vehicles of Ultra High Performance and Lightweight) is a racetrack ready two-seater that happens to be street ... continue reading
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1943 VW SCHWIMMWAGEN

You’ve seen it before. It’s a lovely summer day at the lake, lots of trucks with boats on trailers backing them into the water with something called a boat launch. Couple of guys in the water trying to get the boat situated without it floating away. Come on, does that sound fun? Well, maybe it does. But for $150,000 ... continue reading
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8 Vintage SUVs We Want Right Now

We all know the appeal of the SUV. It brings about a sense of adventure filled with thoughts of powering through snow-covered roads while other lesser cars get stuck or trekking to a remote cabin in the woods for a weekend of camping. And while today’s SUVs are marvelous with their iPhone connectivity and plush leather seating, you are way more likely to find one filled with groceries on the way to Starbucks for a latte. So we decided to ... ... continue reading
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BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe

The result of a collaboration between BMW Group and Pininfarina, the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé made its debut at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa de Este 2013. Translation: Competition of Elegance held every April in Italy. The Gran Lusso is a "one-off and represents the exclusive interpretation of a luxurious ... continue reading
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Gemballa GT Spider

If there is one thing we learned from our fathers, it’s this: If it ain’t broke, don’t fuck with it. Words to live by. That aside, we were pleasantly surprised with what Germany’s Gemballa did with the McLaren 12C Spider. For those un-familiar, Gemballa has long been a tuner largely catering to Porsche automobiles. ... continue reading
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The 8 Coolest Cars of Gumball 3000 2013

While most of us will find ourselves starting another week of work, approximately 100 cars will be making the 3000 mile journey from Denmark to Monaco in this year’s Gumball 3000. Marking the 15th anniversary of the Gumball 3000, those willing to pony up approximately $46,000 will begin their tour in Copenhagen and drive through Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Austria, and Italy before finishing in Monaco while enjoying world-class hotels and parties along the way. The Gumball ... ... continue reading
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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S

The Porsche 911 Turbo S. Porsche used to refer to it in advertisements as “like having your own personal amusement park”. Your g’damn right it is. For your viewing pleasure, the new 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S. Since we already know that the 911 is damn sexy, we will skip the aesthetics and get right into the important ... continue reading
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Land Rover Defender LXV Special Edition

While the Jeep Wrangler is more than capable for off-road activities, the more discerning adventurer knows that the Land Rover Defender reigns supreme. Based on the original Land Rover, the Defender has looked essentially the same since its introduction in 1983. To celebrate their 65th anniversary, Land Rover has introduced ... continue reading
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2014 VW iBeetle

It’s a fact, we all love/need our smartphones. No longer just for phone calls, they're an integral part of a connected lifestyle. And while most new cars have either iPhone or Bluetooth connectivity, what we really want is a 500 horsepower docking station on wheels. Making its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show is the ... continue reading
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Ken Block in Russia

What happens when you put marketing whiz Ken Block behind the wheel of a Ford Rally car on a Russian ski slope? One helluva joyride it looks like. Block, who is also a professional rally driver, partnered with GoPro in his latest video production pitting himself against a slew of GoPro HD Hero 2 cameras. In a rally ... continue reading
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The 9 Fastest Cars Under $35k

You like to go fast, right? Unfortunately, speed usually comes at a price. If you can’t afford the price tag of, say the latest 911 GT-3, don’t fret, we have you covered. Presenting our selection of 9 autos that will get your adrenaline pumping without breaking the bank. The criteria? Simple. Must go 0-60 in less than 7 seconds, quarter mile in less than 15 seconds and, most importantly, be price under $35,000. ... continue reading
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Nissan GT-R on Ice

File this under are you f’ing nuts? Apparently setting speed records on a densely packed salt bed is just too boring. So much that in Russia, there are ice speed records. Seriously? Who came up with the idea that while driving on ice, we should go as fast as possible? We can’t be sure but we suspect considerable ... continue reading
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