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Jensen 541. Petrolicious

LifestyleWednesday, January 28th, 2015

The latest installment from Petrolicious: when Italian sports cars don’t do it for you, look towards a British classic. Gianfranco Giovine is an Italian with a penchant for classic cars. You...

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Why America Loves NASCAR. NBC Sports

RaceWednesday, January 28th, 2015

Ron Swanson himself explains why NASCAR is the All-American motorsport. NASCAR. It’s not just about driving mechanically uncomplicated cars around in circles you know – it’s also about living the American...

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Alpine Vision Gran Turismo. Another virtual car

LifestyleWednesday, January 28th, 2015

Renault’s revived sub-brand releases a virtual supercar to whet our appetite for a new road car. In case you’re unfamiliar with Alpine, it’s a French brand of racing and sports cars...

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Who wants a Toyota 86 rally car?

RaceMonday, January 26th, 2015

An 86 for the forest? Yes please. We’re big fans of the Toyota 86, which has provided a breath of fresh air for those looking for an affordable, rear-wheel drive sports...

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VIDEO. Top Gear returns. Teaser

LifestyleSaturday, January 24th, 2015

It’s a TV show about cars. Sounds fun. Maybe you’ve heard of a little British motoring show called Top Gear. If not, you really should check it out. Now in its...

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Tesla Roadster vs Metro. Our friends electric

RoadSaturday, January 24th, 2015

Two electronically powered machines – a driverless train and the Tesla Roadster. But which one is quickest across Dubai? crankandpiston.com finds out *ORIGINAL POST DATE: February 2012 - FULL GALLERY OF...

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VIDEO. Bloodhound SSC. Comms test

LifestyleFriday, January 23rd, 2015

Mic check at 1600kph. In case you’re unaware, there’s a new attempt being made on the world land speed record. The team behind the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car reckon they can...

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VIDEO. Drifting. The cure for everything. Drive

LifestyleThursday, January 22nd, 2015

Happiness is a sideways car. Drive host Mike Musto is pretty handy behind the wheel of a car. He’s raced for years. But he’s never drifted, and he’s terrified at the...

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VIDEO. The all-new Focus RS is coming

RoadThursday, January 22nd, 2015

February 3 sees the reveal of the all-new Ford Focus RS. Until then, enjoy this video. Did we mention that there’s a new Ford Focus RS coming? Yes we did, and...

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VIDEO. Project CARS. The next big racing game?

LifestyleWednesday, January 21st, 2015

Yeah, that looks pretty good. Should Forza and Gran Turismo be worried? Historically, the racing game war on the consoles has been between two sides – Forza Motorsport on the Xbox...

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Teaser. Toyota RND Concept. What is it?

RoadWednesday, January 21st, 2015

Toyota prepares us for the arrival of the RND Concept with this mysterious teaser image. Toyota is releasing a new product next week. No, there’s no motor show – it’s just...

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McLaren 650S Le Mans. Celebrating the ’95...

RoadWednesday, January 21st, 2015

McLaren 650S Le Mans celebrates 20 years since the F1 GTR conquered La Sarthe. And only 50 people worldwide will get their hands on one. McLaren has unveiled a limited edition...