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6-year-old takes family car for repairs, Chinese food

Boy was able to drive three miles from home before motorists stopped him. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Boy told police he was taking the car to the dealer to get it fixed He initially said he was heading to the Chinese restaurant where he’d eaten the night before The car’s seat was set all the way forward …

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Dubai police drive 700-hp Lamborghini Aventador, because a Taurus doesn’t cut it

Dubai remains a city known for its wealth; built off the back of the oil industry, it now flourishes in tourism, real estate, and financial services. All that cash floating around evidently means one thing: lawbreakers drive highly expensive, fast cars. So, in response, the Dubai Police Department added an even faster car to its …

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Old SUVs fetch big money as classics

That old SUV cluttering up your garage may be worth some serious money. You know the one: the International Travelall under a tarp that once toted many a Boy Scout troop, or the Toyota Land Cruiser with the rusting winch on the front bumper. We suspect many old SUVs are just sitting around lots these days, …

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CAR TRIVIA

Old Car Trivia…… Q: What was the first official White House car?   A: A 1909 White Steamer, ordered by President Taft. Q: Who opened the first drive-in gas station?   A: Gulf opened up the first station in Pittsburgh in 1913. Q: What city was the first to use parking meters?   A: Oklahoma …

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: the legend returns with more than 500 hp

As an automaker, when you ignite reactions of ecstatic cheers during an auto show reveal, you know you’ve done something right. In the case of Chevy at the New York auto show, they took it a few steps further. The crowd on hand, those on social media, and enthusiasts everywhere erupted in rejoice as General Motors sneakily …

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Jay Leno’s Garage (64 pics)

Jay Leno is an American stand up comedian and television host and is quite popular in United States. He is also the owner of an enormous car collection. He owns cars from every walk of life and era and some that are very rare. His collection includes such rarities as Lamborghini Countach, an Owens Magnetic, …

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Here are Consumer Reports’ Top Picks

What most people want in a car or truck is pretty much what they look for in a good boyfriend or girlfriend — something reliable, low-maintenance and comfortable, but still fun and able to surprise and delight them. It’s also just as hard to find. That car that looked so great in the showroom can …

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Not your Fathers Cadillac

Texas tuner John Hennessey’s work on big Detroit iron has its acolytes and detractors, but the man knows how to show off his wares. To highlight the top-speed performance of some of his big rigs, Texas authorities let him take a full-speed blast down the state’s newest toll road outside Austin that opened today, one …

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Was a nice 1965 Plymouth Belvedere

Here’s a 1965 Plymouth Belvedere with a Street Wedge platform using a 440 block that had very few miles on her since its restoration. A young man while high on methamphetamine stole this Black Beauty and crashed it into a tree at a reported 150 mph. Below are some photos of the car before the …

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World’s Greatest Drag Race

World’ Greatest Drag Race  (Click Link for video) 8.4 million and counting. That’s how many views our inaugural “World’s Greatest Drag Race” video has earned in the 12 months since it first debuted on our Motor Trend YouTube channel. Not too shabby, eh? As we did last year, for “World’s Greatest Drag Race 2” (creative title, …

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