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Next Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 To Share Platform and Powertrains – Turbo 4-cyl and Hybrid Possible
Jul 30, 2014 Ξ

Next Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 To Share Platform and Powertrains – Turbo 4-cyl and Hybrid Possible

posted by Malcolm Hogan

Collaborations between different automotive companies is more common than you think in deriving a completely new vehicle utilizing powertrains and body components from each end of the world. Probably a  Full Article »

Automotive

Nissan’s Snazzy Backup Camera in the 2014 370z NISMO
Jul 24, 2014 Ξ

Nissan’s Snazzy Backup Camera in the 2014 370z NISMO

posted by Chris Brewer

While I wait to experience Nissan’s amazing new Smart Rearview Mirror, see video below, I wanted to showcase Nissan’s current auto-dimming rearview mirror, equipped with a crystal clear back-up camera  Full Article »

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A Rare Japanese Classic Overlooked: The Mazda Cosmo Series II
Jul 11, 2014 Ξ

A Rare Japanese Classic Overlooked: The Mazda Cosmo Series II

posted by Malcolm Hogan

Japanese classics are making some major strides in their new-found recognition here in the United States. Some of the rare ones, such as the Toyota 2000GT, are going for over  Full Article »

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2015 BMW M3/M4 Gets Technical Overview by Head of M Engineering, Albert Biermann
Jun 23, 2014 Ξ

2015 BMW M3/M4 Gets Technical Overview by Head of M Engineering, Albert Biermann

posted by Malcolm Hogan

Our good friends at BMWBlog recently went to the M Testing Center at the Nurburgring to listen in on a technology workshop of the all-new 2015 BMW M3/M4 by BMW  Full Article »

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Google Unveils Two-Seater Self-Driving Car with No Steering Wheel or Pedals: Video
May 28, 2014 Ξ

Google Unveils Two-Seater Self-Driving Car with No Steering Wheel or Pedals: Video

posted by Malcolm Hogan

Darn, I think some of us should start looking for a new career as Google’s new driverless cars aim to eliminate the need to drive a car ever again. We  Full Article »

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Street Survival Program Welcomes Automotive Addicts to Instruct Students through Potential Life-Saving Exercises
May 6, 2014 Ξ

Street Survival Program Welcomes Automotive Addicts to Instruct Students through Potential Life-Saving Exercises

posted by Malcolm Hogan

Over the weekend we had the chance to instruct at the TireRack.com Street Survival program sponsored by the Arlington Rotary & First Coast BMW CCA. This program entails classroom exercise  Full Article »

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Making Carbon Fiber Wheels: Inside Koenigsegg Video
Apr 25, 2014 Ξ

Making Carbon Fiber Wheels: Inside Koenigsegg Video

posted by Malcolm Hogan

The automotive Carbon Fiber wheel is a new trend that seems to be catching on with ultra-high performance vehicles. Though, Carbon Fiber wheels have been around for some time on  Full Article »

Automotive

EmpireCovers American Armor Cover
Apr 10, 2014 Ξ

EmpireCovers American Armor Cover

posted by Chris Brewer

If the old saying holds true, then the car sitting in your driveway represents the second largest investment that you have made. There are a few numbers floating around the  Full Article »

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Ruling Finalized: All U.S. Vehicles Required to have Backup Cameras by May 2018
Mar 31, 2014 Ξ

Ruling Finalized: All U.S. Vehicles Required to have Backup Cameras by May 2018

posted by Malcolm Hogan

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finalized a rule to require all vehicles to have backup cameras by May 2018. The long-delayed ruling by the NHTSA had mixed feelings among  Full Article »

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Nurburgring Lap Times: Top 100 Fastest Vehicles Around Nurburgring
Mar 24, 2014 Ξ

Nurburgring Lap Times: Top 100 Fastest Vehicles Around Nurburgring

posted by Malcolm Hogan

The Nurburgring has become the proverbial benchmark for testing vehicles and here in America is has made its splash on bragging rights for enthusiasts talking up their favorite car. The  Full Article »

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Video: Camaro Z/28 Aerodynamics Fine-tuned With Flowtie to Replace Restricting Bowtie
Mar 5, 2014 Ξ

Video: Camaro Z/28 Aerodynamics Fine-tuned With Flowtie to Replace Restricting Bowtie

posted by Malcolm Hogan

Chevrolet has remarkably tuned the all-new Camaro Z/28 to be a marvel, which is why it can make record runs around the Nurburgring. Part of that remarkable tuning comes down  Full Article »

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Apple To Change Up the Car Game with CarPlay
Mar 3, 2014 Ξ

Apple To Change Up the Car Game with CarPlay

posted by Malcolm Hogan

For many years now we have always wondered what would be the infotainment or control system to dominate the automotive industry. Though we may not know any time soon, or  Full Article »

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