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MTM Boosts the New Scirocco
MTM Boosts the New Scirocco

A German, for the Germans, by the Germans, that's could have very well been the title of the article. The Germans over at MTM (Motoren Technik Mayer) decided to give the new Scirocco a good pimping to make it even faster than it already was.Th...

 
Citizens Against Speed Cameras Unite!
Citizens Against Speed Cameras Unite!

No driver likes speed cameras, radars, toll booths and generally any government-imposed measure that's meant to make us go slower on the road. Some measures are OK and are meant to keep us safe, while others really seem to be just a way for th...

 
Mercedes Benz SLR Roadster to Be Auctioned for Charity
Mercedes Benz SLR Roadster to Be Auctioned for Charity

The SLR is the pinnacle of German engineering and it also looks like the meanest thing on the street. There aren't many people out there that wouldn't want to own one of these babies and that's exactly what Mercedes and Sacks are cou...

 
Hulk's Family Feud
Hulk's Family Feud

Hulk Hogan's family has seen better days, that's a fact. Though just last year everything seemed to go well for the aging wrestler (he got his own reality show on VH1, his daughter was about to start a musical career and his son started r...

 
Custom Biker Extraordinaire - Chicara Nagata
Custom Biker Extraordinaire - Chicara Nagata

His name is Chicara Nagata and he's top dog when it comes to building customized bikes. Simply because his designs seem to be out of this world and he actually makes every part on his own bikes according to his specs, seems to have been the ca...

 
Heather Locklear Busted for Driving Under Some Sort of Influence
Heather Locklear Busted for Driving Under Some Sort of Influence

What is it about celebrities that makes them think they can escape the long arm of the law? They always end up doing very bad or otherwise offensive things and expect to get off the hook. And nothing is more common and widespread on the streets of ...

 
Renault Megane Coupe to Be Featured in Need for Speed: Undercover
Renault Megane Coupe to Be Featured in Need for Speed: Undercover

The Need for Speed series has been the only way some of us could drive a very exotic or a very rare car at 200 mph in the Italian Alps or on the German Autobahn. For that, we are ever grateful, and we salute them, even if lately, they are kind of a...

 
The New 2009 Superlight R300 from Caterham
The New 2009 Superlight R300 from Caterham

Caterham are in the business of making wickedly fun cars to drive and awesome looking too. The Lotus Sevens have turned that conception into legend and made kit car and racing enthusiasts swear by this brand. Well, good news folks, Caterham has ju...

 
A Train for Bentley?
A Train for Bentley?

What does Bentley have to do with a train exactly? Well, the most eloquent answer to that question can be provided by the Train Chartering company. They are the ones who provided top of the range carriages for the exclusive automaker in a style tha...

 
Paul Newman As a Car and Racing Afficionado
Paul Newman As a Car and Racing Afficionado

Most of us known Paul Newman as an accomplished actor, and when he passed away on September 26 this year, people were quick to make lists of his most famous roles and his most successful movies.But Paul Newman wasn't just an actor and the auto...

 
The Stig License Plates Worth More than a Car
The Stig License Plates Worth More than a Car

Some of us saw this coming with the whole Top Gear madness taking over the world and stuff. It seems that Top Gear stuff has been popping up all over the world, with spin-offs and regionalized versions of the show being released. Why, just the othe...

 
How Do You Say “Grasshopper” in Taiwanese?
How Do You Say “Grasshopper” in Taiwanese?

It's a common known fact that the Asians are very much in tune with nature. That not only shows up in the way they live their life, but also in most of their designs, starting with architecture and continuing with car design.It wasn't lon...

 
Americans Will Have a Lot of Kia Soul
Americans Will Have a Lot of Kia Soul

Now that SEMA is fuzzy memory, filled with busty pit babes and lots of chrome, the automotive world is moving on to the next big thing on the calendar, and that happens to be the Los Angeles Auto Show. Since LA is the home of all the Hollywood star...

 
The Japanese Get a Special Edition Mitsubishi Lancer Evo
The Japanese Get a Special Edition Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

In the Land of the Rising Sun they have a real love for cars, proof of that being the fact that they make some of the meanest road machines in the world today. Just take the Nissan GTR or the latest version of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.Though...

 
Electric Cars Down in Australia
Electric Cars Down in Australia

A new partnership between American company Better Place and the Australian AGL Energy seeks to bring the electric car and the infrastructure needed to operate it in Australia. The plan is to open a series of “electric highways” for 0 em...

 
650 hp Crammed in the CL 65 Coupe by Kicherer
650 hp Crammed in the CL 65 Coupe by Kicherer

Kicherer wants to stand out from the other tuners, and that's a tough thing to do considering that the German market is absolutely packed with companies that do a very good job. They decided to go with the class and performance of a Mercedes C...

 
Nick Bollea Gets out Early for Good Behavior
Nick Bollea Gets out Early for Good Behavior

For the people who don't follow on the latest celebrity gossip (though people like that wouldn't check out this column), Hulk Hogan's son (real name Terry Bollea) is a speed freak. Normally, we'd condone that and even support it...

 
How to Jump Start Your Car
How to Jump Start Your Car

So you turn on the ignition and nothing happens, there is no engine ignition, no lights going up on the dashboard, no movement whatsoever. It looks like a little leprechaun did something magical to your car and now it won't start.Chances are y...

 
BMW X6 Gets “Falconized” by AC Schnitzer
BMW X6 Gets “Falconized” by AC Schnitzer

BMW dedicated tuners AC Schnizer have just released their own interpretation of the X6 BMW which doesn't look half bad. It's rather cool actually. Outside of the interesting paint job, there are several other “enhancements” ma...

 
The CLK is Dead, Long Live the New Coupe
The CLK is Dead, Long Live the New Coupe

The car has yet to be named and produced, but the plan that the CLK will be silently put to sleep is still there. It's a bloody mystery in fact, but it's just one of those things you have to take for granted: while the rest of the world i...

 

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