1,500 miles on a single tank of fuel

Yup, you read that right. A VW Passat Bluemotion has was followed around by a Guinness crew, who witnessed a 20.4 gallon tank be completely filled up with diesel and emptied 1,527 miles later. Average speed for the trip was 45 MPH. That’s some pretty good mpg, Hans. Of course, domestic automakers continue to build giant SUVs and hope their […]

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Tilt shift drift

I’ve seen tilt-shift before, but this video of the Formula D event in Sonoma in tilt-shift is incredible looking. Formula D Sonoma | Tilt Shift

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Insane cars with Hayabusa engines

After hearing that the new BMW K1600 inline six might be the new weapon of choice for micro car engine swaps (despite being larger and having less power), I thought I might do a quick post with a few micro cars with the power of the raging Hayabusa. Smart car (awesome action at 0:50): “Diablo” Smart car (warning – extremely […]

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Nissan stops taking reservations for Leaf electric car
No more Nissan Leaf reservations taken

Hope you got your order in early if you wanted one… We are thrilled with the overwhelming enthusiasm people like you have shown for the 100% electric Nissan LEAF™. To date, 20,000 people have already reserved a LEAF – a number that has exceeded our expectations. We have completed the first phase of reservations. In order to provide the best […]

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Stanced Nissan Juke
Stanced Nissan Juke after Photoshop

OK, it’s just a photoshop of one, but still. I never would have thought this ugly mini-SUV could be morphed into something I’d be happy to roll. Click picture to view full size Original: Photoshop:

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Mega stanced bB from Phaze2
HeyyyMikeyyyyyy's Scion xB

HeyyyMikeyyyyyy! out and about in his sweet box from Phaze2. dipped-parts.com InfinitWheels.com

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It was a date

Quite possibly the best automotive film ever made. Highly illegal, this movie was shot on the down low by Claude Lelouch in 1976 in the early morning hours of Paris. Wikipedia entry for C’était un rendez-vous here

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Are Hydrogen-Powered cars closer to reality thanks to urine?

Just in case you might not have heard, there’s a great big ol’ alternative fuels race going on right now. The prize for the winner is huge, as the US is pretty much the biggest consumer of cars and trucks on the planet although an emerging China is going to be knocking on that door soon. You could say that […]

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Kia Soul Rock!
Kia Soul, complete with hamsters

Now is truly a great time to be in the market for a small car. You no longer need to give up the fun of driving just to have a small, fuel efficient car. Gone are the days of the soulless econobox. (you’ll note the shameless segue…)

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America’s best selling small car ever

Finally, a spot in the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in Cleveland, Ohio for America’s best selling car of 2008, as well as America’s best selling car of all time. The kicker? It’s also the smallest and most efficient car on the planet. The Cozy Coupe, from Little Tykes. Check the link for more… more info

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