Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing

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Would you ever think that toy Barbie Jeeps could be used in an extreme sport? If not, you must not know these folks!

We didn’t think that we’d ever see a group of grown men so eager to get their hands on some small children’s toys, but we’re sure glad to see that they were able to obtain the retired Power Wheels. Check out how these guys as they hoon on some Barbie Jeeps like we’ve never seen before. The crashes and spills make for one interesting downhill event! Continue reading Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing

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Lamborghini Is First Automaker To Be Recognized For Carbon Fiber Repair Service

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With the high content of carbon fiber found in its cars, Lamborghini has established its own repair service that has the right equipment and technical staff to properly deal with the advanced composite material. In some cases, staff will even fly out to fix the cars, avoiding the hassle of shipping them back to Lamborghini’s factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy.

Now, Lamborghini has obtained certification from the influential safety organization TÜV. The certification is specifically for Lamborghini’s carbon fiber repair service, making Lamborghini the first automaker to receive such certification. Continue reading Lamborghini Is First Automaker To Be Recognized For Carbon Fiber Repair Service

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2015 Corvette Stingray Valet Mode PDR May Violate Wiretapping Laws, GM Working On Update

Aside from testing for top speed, it’s not often that using a new car’s features could land you with a hefty fine or a stint in jail—but that could be the case with the 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray’s new Valet Mode for its Performance Data Recorder system. Continue reading 2015 Corvette Stingray Valet Mode PDR May Violate Wiretapping Laws, GM Working On Update

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Jeeps Kick Ass Engine – The History Of The 4.0L

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There are very few things Jeep enthusiasts can agree upon. Very few. But one thing is for sure — the 4.0L, six-cylinder engine was a flat-out kick-ass engine. When the all-new ’07 Wrangler debuted, it was minus that beloved ingredient and replaced by a 3.8L V-6, a minivan engine. Continue reading Jeeps Kick Ass Engine — The History Of The 4.0L

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Mid-Engine Corvette ZR1 To Bow In 2017, Cost $150k: Report

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Work has commenced on the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C8, and word on the street is that the car will ride on a new mid-engine platform under development at General Motors Company [NYSE:GM]. While the C8 isn’t due until the end of the decade, a car riding on its platform may appear much sooner than that.

No, we’re not talking about the new sports car recently hinted at by Cadillac chief Johan de Nysschen, although it is a distinct possibility Cadillac may eventually launch a car based on the new mid-engine platform. No, we’re talking about a new generation of the Corvette ZR1, which Car and Driver reports may be launched as early as the 2017 model year and sport a price tag of around $150,000. Continue reading Mid-Engine Corvette ZR1 To Bow In 2017, Cost $150k: Report

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