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SKYACTIV, KODO and i-ELOOP Influences 2014 Mazda3 SKYACTIV, KODO and i-ELOOP Influences 2014 Mazda3
? Mazda has been trying hard for decades to establish their place in the North American and even global auto market. Rotary engines as well as an attempt to launch a luxury sub-brand to compete against Lexus and Infiniti have some less than fruitful endeavours. Mazda has ultimately realized...
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James Bond’s Lotus Esprit Submarine up for Auction James Bond’s Lotus Esprit Submarine up for Auction
? It’s not often we get to see genuinely iconic cars go up for sale, especially one driven by James Bond himself. But that’s exactly what’s about to happen. In early September, what may be considered one of the most iconic film cars of all time is lining up for the auction...
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Naughty Racing: Car 26 Disqualified from 24 Hours of Le Mans Naughty Racing: Car 26 Disqualified from 24 Hours of Le Mans
Looks like someone’s been up to some tomfoolery! Or maybe it was just a mistake. Either way, the G-Drive Racing by Delta ADR team is pretty upset today as word came through that their No. 26 Oreca-Nissan car driven by Roman Rusinov, John Martin and Mike Conway, has been disqualified...
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Quick Spin: Freightliner Cascadia Pikes Peak Special ride-along [w/video] Quick Spin: Freightliner Cascadia Pikes Peak Special ride-along [w/video]
Filed under: Motorsports, Performance, Truck, Quick Spins, Racing It seems as if every type of powered vehicle is attacking the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb these days, each in search of a new record as they climb the 12.42-mile road course to its finish at a gasping 14,110-foot elevation. While...
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2014 Caterpillar CT660 Recall 2014 Caterpillar CT660 Recall
Caterpillar has announced that they are recalling certain models of the 2014 CT660 heavy duty trucks manufactured by Navistar between October 31, 2011 and January 23, 2013.  They stated that certain side marker lamps and/or reflective tape were not applied to these vehicles, which have a length of...
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First drive: Nissan Versa hatchback strikes an upbeat Note First drive: Nissan Versa hatchback strikes an upbeat Note
We weren’t terribly impressed with the redesigned 2012 Nissan Versa sedan, but the new hatchback version, called the Versa Note, is whistling a different tune. The Versa sedan‘s vices are many. It is a clumsy, flimsy, and noisy car with a cheesy interior and lousy first-year reliability....
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Ten Grand or Less? Buy One of These! Ten Grand or Less? Buy One of These!
Have fun, save money, look good. Isn’t that what we all want in a car? Sure, sometimes people want the boring stuff like practicality, cargo capacity and fuel economy, but that’s no way to live! If you want to spend your $10K on something that no one looks at and offers as much excitement...
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Head of Cadillac and Buick Design Moved to Oversee GM Europe Design Head of Cadillac and Buick Design Moved to Oversee GM Europe Design
Less than a year after he took over as executive director of global Buick and Cadillac design, Englishman Mark Adams—who’d been bandied about as a candidate to replace Ed Welburn as head of GM design when Welburn eventually retires—will return to Germany to lead GM Europe’s design,...
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Interview: Race-Car Designer Adrian Reynard Talks His Own Creations and Traveling to Space Interview: Race-Car Designer Adrian Reynard Talks His Own Creations and Traveling to Space
C/D: Against the advice of ?your professors at Oxford Polytechnic [now Oxford Brookes University], you built a race car for your final college project. AR: I wanted to do a self-designed Formula Ford. They said no. I did it anyway. Didn’t get high marks. But I raced it at Silverstone in ’73...
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John Phillips: Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain John Phillips: Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain
Worried that Kim Jong-un might momentarily launch irradiated kimchi into your salad crisper? Let it go. We have scarier things to fear. Namely, the exhaust sounds of the 1.6-liter V-6 turbos that the FIA has mandated for the 2014 ­Formula 1 season. As that “aural cliff” looms, fans are popping...
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