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On This Day in History: 1966: Ford celebrates 1 millionth Mustang

On this day in 1966, in Dearborn, Michigan, the Ford Motor Company celebrates the production of its 1 millionth Mustang, a white convertible. The sporty, affordable vehicle was officially launched two years earlier, on April 17, 1964, at the World’s … Continue reading

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Burt’s back as classic Smokey and The Bandit car goes up for auction

January 30th, 2016. Later today a piece of movie automobile history is up for grabs today as fans of Smokey and the Bandit get a chance to own the film’s instantly recognizable car. The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am from the … Continue reading

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Brand new IROC Z28 found in a storage trailer

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson in coma after wreck at Pocono

Reblogged from http://wlfi.com/2015/08/23/justin-wilson-airlifted-from-indycar-race-at-pocono/ Our thoughts and prayers go out to Justin Wilson and his family, friends and colleagues in this difficult time.  Colin LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was airlifted from Pocono Raceway on Sunday after … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Chance To Get The Last Unrestored Movie Herbie

  There’s a good number of globally famous movie and TV cars — KITT, the Ghostbuster’s ECTO-1, Tony Danza’s hovercar/submarine from Who’s The Boss — but there’s one that probably has more recognition than all the others combined: Herbie the … Continue reading

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The new Vauxhall Viva will be released in the UK, spring 2015

The new Vauxhall Viva will be released next spring First published 05:52 Wednesday 3 December 2014 in National News © by Press Association 2014 Vauxhall has produced the first pictures of its new Viva, whose arrival next spring will signal … Continue reading

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Ford Econoline: The van that rocked

Ford Econoline: The van that rocked http://www.bbc.com Whether lugging a band to the next gig or shuttling travellers to the car-hire counter, Ford’s “brick on wheels” was a colossus of the road. via The BBC website

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Ten Quintessentially British Cars

Ten quintessentially British cars http://www.bbc.com Writer-photographer Martyn Goddard trains his eye on the automobiles that best define Britain’s contribution to motoring. via The BBC website

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British Villain’s – Its Good To Be Bad

  British Villain’s – Its Good To Be Bad

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Summer-Blend vs Winter-Blend Gasoline: What’s the Difference? – Popular Mechanics

Lots of drivers out there probably didn’t know (or care) that gasoline is blended differently for summer or winter. Recently, though, that issue has been capturing headlines, thanks to a showdown in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown wants to allow … Continue reading

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