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A New Chevy Corvette ZR1 Debuts This Summer

Prototypes for what’s thought to be the next Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 have been spotted circling the Nürburgring on a number of occasions, and Chevy has now finally confirmed that a new ZR1 will debut in the summer. The timing points to the car arriving in showrooms as a 2025 model. No additional...

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Audi’s Little-Known Subcompact Hatch Turns 50

The Volkswagen Golf celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, but there’s another Volkswagen Group hatchback that was launched at the same time as the venerable VW, and that’s the Audi 50. Penned by Lamborghini Miura and Countach designer Marcello Gandini, together with Audi designer Hartmut Warkuß, the designer of the Audi...

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Jay Leno Hits the Road in the BAC Mono

For anyone looking for the closest thing to a street-legal formula race car that money can buy, the answer is the BAC Mono. The single-seat roadster has been on sale since 2012, and is currently in its second generation. Jay Leno recently got acquainted with the car, and had company co-founder...

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Nissan Exec: Screens Aren’t the Future, Windshields Are

For the vocal contingent who hate that modern vehicle interiors are filled with screens there’s good news and bad news.  The good news is Nissan’s design chief Alfonso Albaisa told Motor Authority at the 2024 New York auto show that the future isn’t more screens or even screens at all....

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Jeep Honors Past With 2024 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

As the Easter Jeep Safari kicks off for the 58th year, the off-road automaker continues its tradition of creating concepts for enthusiasts to drool over.  On Monday, Jeep unveiled four concepts for the 2024 event, including two modified Wranglers, one Gladiator, and a Grand Wagoneer. Each concept gives a strong nod to...

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Ferrari Sued in US Over Alleged Brake Defect

Ferrari faces a lawsuit from some customers in the U.S., who allege the company neglected to address brake issues that they claim could lead to a partial or total loss of braking capability. The proposed class action, which is titled Nechev v. Ferrari North America Inc et al, U.S. District...

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Bentley Speed Six Back in Production After 94 Years

The Bentley Speed Six continuation cars are now in production, bringing back a design that first appeared over nine decades ago. Bentley unveiled the prototype Speed Six continuation car last year, but is now working on the first of 12 customer cars, all of which have already been sold, the automaker said in...

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Lamborghini’s First Car, the 350 GT, Turns 60

Lamborghini as a car company was established in 1963 but didn’t start building any cars until the following year, meaning its first car is now 60 years old. That first car was the 350 GT, which made its formal debut in the month of March at the 1964 Geneva auto...

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McLaren’s First Car Pays a Visit to Jay Leno’s Garage

McLaren may be most famous for its F1 supercar launched in the 1990s, but the company was building cars, specifically race cars, since the 1960s. McLaren was founded as a racing team by Bruce McLaren in 1963, and initially competed with cars from Cooper, the team which Bruce McLaren previously worked for...

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1930 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Convertible Fetches Almost $4M

The Duesenberg name may have only been a blip along the automotive industry’s vast timeline, but it left a lasting mark that ensures its cars today typically trade hands for multiple millions. That’s why it isn’t surprising at all that a 1930 Duesenberg Model J with coachwork by Murphy sold at an RM...

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