Car Culture

Global Rallycross Attacked By Volkswagen

Global Rallycross Attacked By Volkswagen

Jumping in with both feet, Volkswagen has taken the Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) by storm. Of course, the German automaker has a long, storied history in motorsports, but it enters as young blood in a form of racing that might seem foreign to..
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Volkswagen Beetle Becomes A GRC Warrior

Volkswagen Beetle Becomes A GRC Warrior

When most people think of the Volkswagen Beetle, they smile. The compact coupes have always been a little cutesy, maybe even adorable. Pretty much nobody has considered the car to be a hardcore performance machine, or even a good candidate for seriou..
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Volkswagen, Want Your Mojo Back? Make This For Us!

Volkswagen, Want Your Mojo Back? Make This For Us!

Volkswagen has been taking it in the shorts for quite some time now. Yes, the Dieselgate scandal is grinding on, taking a huge toll on VW’s reputation and finances. What could Volkswagen possibly do to rehabilitate themselves in the American market..
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Does WiFi Help or Hurt The All-American Road Trip?

Does WiFi Help or Hurt The All-American Road Trip?

If you’re over the age of 45 right now, you grew up in an age when vehicles were a little more rudimentary. There’s a chance your family’s car didn’t have air conditioning. You may have had to roll the windows up and down with a window crank...
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Lancia Wins Best of Show At Pebble Beach

Lancia Wins Best of Show At Pebble Beach

For the first time in the history of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, a Lancia has won the Best of Show award. The winner, a 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet, stole the show in its first appearance at the prestigious classic car show..
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NASCAR And The Moonshine Connection

NASCAR And The Moonshine Connection

NASCAR, creator of America’s multi-billion dollar stock car racing spectator sport, is host to 17 of the 20 most popular sporting events watched in the country. The organization has an interesting and slightly illegal origin, and it’s pr..
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Mid-Engine Corvette Will Compete With Supercars

Mid-Engine Corvette Will Compete With Supercars

Photo Credit: gmheritagecenter.com / gmheritagecenter.com It has been almost 50 years since the first mid-engined Corvette concept was shown to the public. In 1968, the experimental Astro II was revealed at the New York Auto Show. It never..
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Merge Into Traffic Like A Pro

Merge Into Traffic Like A Pro

Let’s face it, most people just don’t know how to merge when driving. You might complain that other drivers go slow in the fast lane, don’t signal, or tailgate – those are all valid concerns. But the inability to merge corre..
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Off-Road Recovery Do’s and Don’ts

Off-Road Recovery Do’s and Don’ts

Whether you drive a Jeep, Land Rover, FJ Cruiser, or any other vehicle you drive off-road, sooner or later you’re going to get stuck, making an off-road recovery necessary. While your luck might not run out anytime soon, you never know when s..
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How to Get 2700 Horsepower out of Your Ford F-150

How to Get 2700 Horsepower out of Your Ford F-150

Easy. Drop a jet engine in the truck bed and put the tailgate down. That’s what Chris Lentz of Michigan did to fulfill a dream that he has had since boy hood. An electrical foreman by trade, Chris had always liked the idea of cruising around in..
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