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    Deep dive: Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar

    It’s hard to imagine a modern supercar competing in the Paris-Dakar Rally, but that’s exactly what the Porsche 959 did back in the 1980s. This video from Porsche’s “Top Five” YouTube series explains how the 959 morphed from supercar to rally car. The all-wheel-drive 959 was designed with an eye toward Group B rallying, but […] More

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    These discontinued cars won’t be back for 2021

    Murder hornets. Coronavirus. Democracy. The year 2020 has been unkind for many reasons and to many things, including these cars that won’t be coming back for the 2021 model year. Fiat is down to one vehicle left, and there’s only one crossover SUV not carrying on, and it’s an old one at that. The rest […] More

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    Rare Group B homologation specials heading to auction

    RM Sotheby’s has a reputation for incredible auction offerings and collections. Its recent sale of the acclaimed B.A.T. concept cars made headlines after selling for over $14 million, and the Youngtimer series of “modern classic” vehicles has shown overwhelming success through the sale of over 140 vehicles produced largely between 1980 and 2010. There is […] More

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    2020 McLaren Speedtail headed to auction

    When the McLaren Speedtail was unveiled two years ago, the entire 106-unit production run had already sold out despite a near-$2 million price. Now one of those supercars is scheduled to cross the block at an RM Sotheby’s auction on Jan. 22. That car is Speedtail number 36, which was ordered on July 20, 2020, […] More

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    This Hot Wheels is worth an estimated $150,000

    Bruce Pascal, an avid Hot Wheels collector, was only 7 years old when these car toys hit the market in 1968. “It’s hard to explain the craze today, but Hot Wheels was huge. All of my friends were saving up to buy all the Hot Wheels they could,” Pascal told Volkswagen in a recent interview. […] More

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    Mild update on the way

    Mercedes-Benz is out testing what’s likely to be a prototype for an updated CLS-Class. The sighting comes just a few months after a prototype for an updated Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS53 was spotted. The prototype is still at the early stage, with only a camouflaged front fascia suggesting some tweaks. The internals of the headlights also […] More

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    World’s only Dodge Shelby Viper GTS/CS heads to auction

    Soon after the launch of the original Dodge Viper in the early 1990s, Carroll Shelby and his friend Dan Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Motorsports teamed up to build a run of Shelby-tuned examples. Known as the Dodge Shelby Viper, there were to be 50 all up, split evenly between the Viper’s original roadster body and the […] More

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    2021 Nissan Altima and 2021 Nissan Sentra earn Top Safety Pick awards

    New headlights illuminated the path for two of Nissan’s bestselling sedans to earn at least a Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, the automaker announced last week. The 2021 Nissan Sentra compact sedan earned a Top Safety Pick in certain trims, while the 2021 Nissan Altima mid-size sedan earned the non-profit safety group’s highest […] More

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    Watch all 7 generations of the Porsche 911 Turbo in a drag race

    Porsche recently took an example of each generation of the 911 Turbo to its experience center located at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Germany, and allowed some of its top racing drivers, past and present, to battle it out in a drag race. Given the performance differences between each of the cars, especially between the original […] More

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