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Harry Truman’s 1955 Chrysler New Yorker for Sale: $83,500

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A restored 1955 Chrysler New Yorker that once belonged to President Harry Truman could be yours if you don't mind buying a vehicle that doesn't drive.
Restorations were carried out inside and out, including a new exterior color, lots of chrome elements and a revise...

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Porsche’s Most Exclusive Model Will Set You Back $2.9 Million

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Porsche's first customer prototype in more than a decade costs $2.9 million, making the 963 the German automaker's most expensive model.
Built by Canadian racing car constructor Multimatic, the LMP2-derived 963 chassis could become one of Porsche's small series productions. ...

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Here's How Much Precious Metal Thieves Can Take From Your Catalytic Converter

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Catalyst thefts have been on the rise in recent years and show no signs of slowing down as the prices of the precious metals they contain continue to soar. Catalytic converter thefts increased by a whopping 325 percent from 2019 to 2020, according to the National In...

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13-Year-Old Livestreams Fatal Crash In Stolen Car

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It sounds like these kids are completely out of control!
Just after 3 a.m. on June 22, four teenagers were driving a stolen 2018 Audi S5, which would be a plentiful car for the average adult with experience, when they caused a fatal accident. It all started w...

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Florida Cop Accused Of Fraudulently Fixing Classic Car

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How about this for a plot twist?
The US Department of Justice has accused a Florida police officer of using a Covid relief loan to restore his classic car. Well, we've seen something like this before with just your average Joe, or even a few business owners. ...

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Ford eliminates end-of-lease purchase option for EVs

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Ford appears to have set June as the month for its customer rights rebalancing. A few days ago it was announced that dealers could insert language into the purchase agreement for the F-150 Lightning that would prohibit buyers from selling the electric pickup truck for a ...

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Toyota tells American bZ4X electric crossover owners to park their cars immediately [Updated]

Toyota is recalling nearly 3,000 examples of its all-new bZ4X electric crossover to address an issue that could potentially cause wheel separation, Reuters reported Thursday. According to the report, sharp turns or acceleration can cause EV hub bolts to loosen, increasing the risk that a wheel co...

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Watch 900 ATVs and Motorcycles Bulldozed as NYC Mayor Waves Checkered Flag

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The mayor of New York City waved the checkered flag Tuesday to end the lives of 900 illegal motorcycles, ATVs and dirt bikes in video shared by Reuters on Twitter.
The illegal motorcycles were destroyed by being crushed by a bulldozer. The reason...

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Ford F-150 Lightning no-resale policy being implemented

Another day, another story of dealers looking for ways to get the most money out of Ford F-150 Lightning customers. Markups and gimmicks on price changes are well documented at this point, but now we learn of a unique no-resale condition that some dealers impose on trucks.
Carscoops confirmed det...

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Tennessee Man Mad At MAACO Paint Job Fail

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You get what you pay for...
Paint is a big topic for car enthusiasts who will endlessly argue about the topic. We believe that if you have a beautiful classic car and you want a spotless paint job and body, you are going to have to shell out a lot of money if...

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Tesla Model S catches fire three weeks after getting sent to junkyard

In what sounds like the automotive equivalent of The Walking Dead, a Tesla Model S caught fire three weeks after its accident and was taken to a junkyard. The fire brigade struggled to extinguish the fire and ended up having to flood the battery.
The Sacramento Metro Fire Department said on its o...

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PCarmarket Selling Ferrari 355 Spider With Six-Speed in Rare Color

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This incredible Ferrari is a convertible sports car that has a lot going for it.
Ferrari is a brand best known for its contributions to Italy's performance automotive sector. Whether it's the GTO 250, GTB or F40, many of the manufacturer's prized possessions ...

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Hellcat Gets Impounded After YouTube Viewers Snitch

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Do you think this is correct?
YouTuber Helloooim Jensen has amassed over 44,000 subscribers with his crazy car videos. One of the main stars is his Dodge Charger Hellcat, which the guy enjoys drifting both on private property and on public roads. If you check...

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Monotrack Bikes Are Awesome

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We'd love to see more creative projects like this one...
Unfortunately, enthusiasm for motorcycles in North America seems to be waning with every decade. The peak was probably the 1920s, and after a century of cooling, it sometimes seems like many people rega...

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Man Claiming To Be John DeLorean’s Long Lost Son Says The Taliban Wants To Hire Him To Supply Knock-Off DeLoreans

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Ty DeLorean says his cars are attracting those looking to conquer the Afghan countryside.
Ty DeLorean's story is strange. We first heard his name when we learned that a man who claims to be John DeLorean's long-lost son, although we can't confirm this anywher...

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Hellcat Rolls-Royce Wrecks The Whole China Shop

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It certainly has its appeal...
We've seen all sorts of crazy Hellcat swaps, including into a Chevy C10, Buick Grand National, and Mazda RX-7. However, we've never heard anyone talk about putting a Hellcat engine in a classic Rolls-Royce. We're not saying you ...

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Batmobile Mysteriously Found Abandoned In A Field

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The real question is, did Joker escape?
In a few months, after the sweltering summer heat, the kids will be singing the alternate version of Jingle Bells and getting in trouble with their mother for saying the Batmobile lost its wheel. While this is a fun tra...

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The Quickest Cars You Can Buy for Under $50k

Driving a fast car is a wish for many. But given the price and limited utility of most sports cars, car buyers often choose to own a more practical vehicle instead. While many high-performance sports cars are in the six figures, there are plenty of new sports cars that can help satisfy your need ...

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2022 Ford Maverick XLT cargo test | Truck enough

Pickup trucks are so big today - it's easy to confirm in any parking lot where these trucks strain the edges of a typical parking lot. And "normal" is bigger than it used to be: today, a mid-size Ford Ranger is about the same size as an F-150 a few decades ago. Even the compact 2022 Ford Maverick...

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Caught on camera: Pickup driver unplugs Tesla while owner naps

A few years ago, there were some reports of a trend called "ICEing," in which drivers of internal combustion engine vehicles -- mostly pickup trucks -- blocked Tesla Superchargers and other public electric vehicle charging stations. No doubt that's a real jerk, and at least one truck owner got hi...

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Man Finally Buys His Dream Muscle Car

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Then an accident threatened to decimate the dream...
As a teenager, Dwayne Christoffels saved his money to the point where he could afford what he thought was the coolest car: an Oldsmobile 442. However, his father felt the car was too powerful and too fast f...

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Tony Stewart's SRX Season 2 Brings New Names, New Leadership

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The Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) is a six-race short track series starting its second season on June 18.
All All-Star Series races will be broadcast live on CBS TV.
Three-time NASCAR Cup Champion and current NASCAR and NHRA team owner Tony Stewart is th...

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Ford Halts Mustang Mach-E Deliveries for Battery Recall

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Ford today issued a recall for its Mustang Mach-E EV. According to an NHTSA file provided by Ford Road & Track, the problem will be fixed in a software update due to arrive next month. "For affected vehicles, direct current ('DC') fast charging and repeated wide-open pedal events ...

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Gabriel ‘Fluffy’ Iglesias Is Selling HIs 2015 Camaro Trans Am Bandit

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The comedian wants to please a new owner with his Trans Am Depot Camaro.
Pontiac was once a big maker in America's auto industry before it collapsed in 2009. This incredible automaker was the creator of models like the GTO and Firebird that have become cultur...

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Michigan becomes third state to legalize digital license plates

Michigan is the third state to give the all-clear for digital license plates, following California in 2018 and Arizona in 2019. A California company called Reviver makes the RPlate and RPlate Pro for what it calls all three states. The company says 10 more states are in the process of approving t...

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Driver Outruns Cops With One Of The Most Powerful Muscle Cars, Then Runs Out Of Gas

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If only the gas tank had been bigger, this Hellcat could have had one of the most successful getaways.
What would you do with one of the fastest production cars of all time? Well, Mohamed Ahmed Abu-Shlieba thought the Dodge Challenger Hellcat could outrun the...

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Dodge Hellcat Races Buick Grand National

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These two titans clash in the most epic way.
We've been fans of the Buick Grand National for a long time, even before the general public suddenly became aware of the '80s wolf in sheep's clothing. It's a great muscle car, but we were curious to see how it wou...

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Russia resumes car production with stripped-down Lada Granta

Lada, Russia's largest automaker, has resumed production despite numerous sanctions and shortages. The company introduced a new variant of the Granta, one of its most popular models, stripped of several features that rely on imported components.
The Russian government nationalized Lada's parent c...

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‘Land Yacht’ Car Collection Heading To Museum

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The Audrain Automobile Museum will feature this impressive collection.
The latest collection, Land Yachts – Cruising the Interstate Highways, is due out this summer and it's full of cars that are cool enough to beat the summer heat! From June 4th to September...

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Someone paid $265,000 for a 1998 Toyota Supra seized by police

If you need more proof that the A80-generation Toyota Supra has skyrocketed in value, here it is: Auction house Stanley J. Paine sold a turbocharged 1998 model confiscated from the collection of an alleged drug lord for $265,000 excluding any postal sales fees.
For comparison, Toyota charged $39,...

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