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V-12–Powered 2022 Mercedes-Maybach S680 Sits atop S-Class Lineup

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The V-12 version of the latest Maybach S-Class is here. It's now called the S680.
Like the previous S650, it has a 6.0-liter V12 engine with two turbochargers and 621 hp.
The S680 will go on sale in 2022 and should cost over $ 200,000.
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The Rise And Fall Of The Chrysler Crossfire

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Learn more about the short-lived run of this acclaimed and vicious sports car ...
The Chrysler Crossfire has been remembered as both a brilliant and a terrible vehicle. Its critics have called it a "parts bin" and raised it as a perfect example of the failed ...

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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness First Drive Review | Refined ruggedness

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AUBURN HILLS, me. - In recent years, off-road vehicles have continued to increase. Whether it's a Ford F-150 Raptor that cuts few costs or a more humble Jeep Renegade Trailhawk, customers seem increasingly obsessed with getting their cars as far as possible. And it has...

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: The Pinnacle Of C6 Performance

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Up to the eighth generation, the sixth generation of the Corvette held the title of the most influential Corvette of all time and really took the American sports car to a whole new level.
For the 2005 model year, Chevrolet has completely redesigned the Corvet...

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Subaru Wilds Out with the 2022 Outback Wilderness

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As if the Mossy Redwood Quarterly brand was voted the best in the world to print on their cars, Wilderness will be a recurring name in new Subaru models. The 2022 Outback Wilderness is the first to be outdoors. The Subaru Outback was already a popular choice for outdoor types...

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1964 Dodge 330 HEMI Lightweight: The Beginning To A Mopar Racing Revolution

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A misunderstanding led Chrysler to a completely new platform in the early 1960s. The "B" body platform, although not well received at first, quickly gained popularity due to its short stature.
Plymouth and Dodge "B" bodyshell cars debuted in 1962. With the mi...

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Arizona Man Makes Dwarf Cars Out Of Refrigerators

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This guy has serious talent.
If you've never seen a miniature car in person, you must smile. This is especially true of the vehicles that Ernie Adams of Maricopa, Arizona, builds. The man has been creating replicas of classic 11/16 scale rides since 1965 and ...

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Chevy Tri-Five Plays With LS Power

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Even people who aren't into the tri-fives will be impressed with this car.
We see a lot of Chevy Tri-Fives and understand that some people absolutely love them while others think they are overrated and / or exaggerated. However, this LS assisted example is so...

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Ice Cube’s Acura NSX Is For Sale

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This custom convertible is pretty interesting ...
Not only is this 1992 Acura NSX unique because it was turned into a convertible, but it was once owned by none other than Ice Cube. The supercar that's up for grabs right now will definitely make people stop a...

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Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious To Spend Your Tax Refund On

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Tax day is Monday and if you get a refund we have some ideas for you ...
What a diverse market the collector car industry is. Every week the editorial team of Motorious delves into the classified section of the site to find the cars for sale that we would lik...

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This Week in Cars: There's a Genesis G70 Wagon and a Gas Shortage

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Used car prices rose 10 percent in April 2021 compared to March, the largest increase since at least one month in 1953. That surge accounted for more than a third of the 0.8 percent rise in the consumer price index, a tool the government uses to measure inflation. The sudden...

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Tested: 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Still Defines The Hot Hatch

Photo credit: James Lipman - Car and Driver
Photo credit: James Lipman - Car and Driver
From the June 2021 issue of Cars and Drivers.
Good cars make you smile. The big ones make you laugh. We chuckled as the Volkswagen Golf GTI 2022 made its way through Little Tujunga Canyon Road. Little Tujunga ...

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Golden Ray, the Capsized Ship, Currently on Fire off Georgia Coast

Photo credit: Golden Ray St. Simons Island live feed on Facebook

The Golden Ray, the unfortunate cargo ship that capsized in September 2019 with 4,200 vehicles on board, caught fire on Friday afternoon, May 14.
The remains of the ship are in the waters of Saint Simons Sound off the Georgia coast...

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Hummer H2 burns to a crisp; now the owner won't need the hoarded gas

Here's your daily Autoblog public service announcement: don't hoard gas, but if you do, don't let 20 gallons of it catch fire in your 2004 Hummer H2. As one Florida owner learned the hard way, you could end up with a very crispy lobster.
According to CBS subsidiary WABI, fire rescue was called to...

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Cops Bust Tennessee Chop Shop

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Check out all of these muscle cars!
Tennessee authorities recently blew up the chop shop, which included classic muscle cars, a tow truck and an excavator that were reportedly stolen. The Shelby County sheriff's office said detectives issued search warrants a...

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Florida Man Drives Bizarre Chopped Car For An Unbelievable Reason

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Jeep owners, eat your heart up!
If you lie in bed and die of COVID, probably one of the last thoughts you will have is, "Man, I should have cut up the wrecked car and made a hillbilly racer." At least one Florida man believes this would have happened had he n...

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Forget the screens, give me fun, cool switches and buttons

Auto journalists have complained about this for years, almost since touchscreens appeared in cars. Whether for the design or the inconvenience, possibly even a safety concern, they were a sore point to the reviewers. I agree with most of these points, but they are also missing something. Physical...

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Porsche Panamera refresh is getting a bigger, meaner front grille

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Although the Porsche Panamera has just received a notable update for the 2021 model year, the company appears to be working on another update. One of our spy photographers captured this limousine variant with a significantly redesigned front panel.
The special thing ab...

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Ford Maverick is about the size of a Bronco Sport in spy photos, just longer

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One of the questions we've asked the most about the Ford Maverick is how big is it. We saw it next to Rangers and it certainly looks smaller in comparison. But now that one of our spy photographers caught it right in front of a Bronco Sport, we have a crystal clear ide...

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Will the Pan America Adventure Motorcycle Save Harley-Davidson?

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Harley-Davidson enters the adventure bike segment for the first time with the brand new Pan America.
The 150 hp 1250 cc V-Twin with two overhead camshafts and variable valve timing is also new.
The bike is also equipped with a sophisticated suspension.
No question ab...

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2021 Toyota Avalon Review | Big, but surprisingly luxurious and engaging

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Although the class of full-size sedans continues to shrink, Toyota is aiming to do its best with the Toyota Avalon in 2021. The 2021 Avalon is already one of the top options after its redesign two years ago and it improves with even more variety. As an option, all-whee...

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Hyundai Ioniq 6, Genesis GV70e continue EV product blitz through 2022

A presentation by Hyundai to investors revealed an onslaught of competitive products over the next few years. It includes more electric variants of existing vehicles, as well as special electric vehicles for the Ioniq sub-brand, as well as updates to popular existing models that need to make sure...

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2021 Chevy Corvette Indy 500 pace car opens its top to the Indiana sky

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Chevrolet is back home in Indiana. This year's Indy 500 pace car was unveiled on Tuesday, and it's no surprise that, like last year, it's a Chevy Corvette Stingray. But this time it's the hardtop convertible that's painted in arctic white and gold.
The interior Sky Coo...

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This Abandoned Toyota Supra Will Never Be Recovered

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Learn the legend about this poor car ...
While many enthusiasts dream of owning a Toyota Supra A80, the A70 Supra is still something most people wouldn't toss out of their garage. That makes it fascinating and terrifying to see the third generation car that w...

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Charlotte Police Seize Street Racers’ Cars

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This time they really dropped the hammer ...
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina have been warning against fighting street racing for some time, and now we are seeing the fruits of that focus. An official press release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police fo...

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eBay Find: Dodge Charger General Lee Clone

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Would the Duke boys approve of this charger?
There have been many stunning replicas of the famous General Lee Charger that we all know and love. Time and again we have seen builds baptized with the iconic orange and infamous flag. The number 01 has adorned th...

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eBay Find: 1969 Chevy Camaro Z/28

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Check out all the barn dust!
Showing a barn find with barely any dust on it is always suspicious, but that 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z / 28 we came across on eBay is just caked in dirt. At least in one photo, but the seller seems to have washed it well afterwards...

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Toyota twin-turbo V8 patent unearthed

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An unremarkable patent focusing on a small engine part has revealed that Toyota is at least considering a twin-turbo V8. While the filing is most likely just one big company protecting its intellectual property, it could also be a glimmer of hope that Toyota, a famous ...

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GM says its EV customers deserve $7,500 tax credit

When the Biden government proposed a $ 174 billion investment in electric vehicles, automakers had high hopes for spinning off the tax credits. In fact, the plan provides additional funding for consumer discounts. However, unless changes are made, GM may be one of the companies whose customers ar...

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1967 Widebody Mustang Fastback Hides Modern Power

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How to do a widebody build!
Good build doesn't happen overnight, which explains why the owner of this 1967 Ford Mustang has been working on his pony for the last 6 years. It's been tastefully big-body treated, which is probably the first thing you'll notice. ...

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