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2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee has redesigned front and rear fascia that make it look more like its big brother, the Grand Cherokee. It also gets a new more fuel efficient 270hp 2L inline-four engine alongside the 3.2L Pentastar V6 and 2.4L Tigershark inline-four options.

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt

Inspired by the car in the 1968 Steve McQueen flick, but based on the latest Mustang GT, it packs an upgraded 5.0L V8 that makes at least 475 hp, performance exhaust, and a 6-speed manual with a cue ball shift knob. It looks great in Dark Highland Green, with minimal badging.

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25th Anniv. 1991 Lamborghini Countach

25th Anniv. 1991 Lamborghini Countach

The last version of one of the definitive Italian supercars. The 25th Anniversary Lamborghini Countach was designed by Pagani founder Horacio Pagani, and includes a tweaked nose, bumper and air intakes. It also has power windows and seats, and a more powerful A/C.

Evolution of the Ford Mustang

Evolution of the Ford Mustang

Donut Media looks at the evolution of Ford’s muscle car, with illustrations of some of the most notable versions of the Mustang, like the 1964 convertible, the Cobra, and the 2018 model, along with their growls. Also, there’s no way the GT350R weighs that much.

1984 Porsche 911 Safari

1984 Porsche 911 Safari
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This 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera has been restored and turned into a rally racer and all conditions ride by the Paterek Brothers. It has a 3.2L flat six, Bosch Monotronic fuel injection, 5-speed manual transmission, ventilated disc brakes and fully independent suspension.

Road-legal Aston Martin Vulcan

Road-legal Aston Martin Vulcan

British auto engineering company RML Group specializes in race cars. But they did recently did the opposite of their operations, turning the track-only Aston Martin Vulcan into a street-legal beast. Lovecars spoke with the company for a tour of the conversion.

Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi: Desert Ballet

Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi: Desert Ballet

Red Bull showcases Team Peugeot’s 2018 Dakar Rally vehicle. The Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi is nearly 8″ wider than its predecessor for an even more stable ride. Watch it slide, slice and soar through sand and gravel in this sweet slow-motion video.

Ares Project Panther Sports Car

Ares Project Panther Sports Car

Italian coach builder Ares Design is preparing a reimagining of the classic De Tomaso Pantera for 2018. The Ares Project Panther will be a bespoke sports car that wraps the Pantera’s ’70s aesthetic over a modern Lamborghini Huracán chassis.

How to Make a Retractable License Plate

How to Make a Retractable License Plate

Prop maker David Guyton takes a break from making badass prop armor to present his take on a retractable license plate. His DIY solution is made from affordable materials and uses a simple scissor mechanism. You’ll have to figure out how to mount it on your car though.

Vehroot Shelf Car Stereo

Vehroot Shelf Car Stereo

The Shelf lets you replace double DIN stereo units in cars with your mobile device. It connects via Bluetooth and has Qi wireless charging, a microUSB charging port, microphones for voice control, and buttons to control your mobile device.

Devbot Goes to Hong Kong

Devbot Goes to Hong Kong

More in-car footage of a Roborace prototype autonomous car as it flies through the twisty, turny street circuit set up for the Hong Kong E-Prix 2017. When you’re done with that pro driver Nicki Shields compete against the self-driving race car here.

1989 Lorenz & Rankl Testarossa Spider

1989 Lorenz & Rankl Testarossa Spider
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There’s only one official Ferrari Testarossa Spider. But this conversion by German coachbuilder Lorenz & Rankl is as close to the real deal as it gets, with the top hidden in a rear compartment. Only five units were made, and this is the fourth of the batch.

2018 Jeep Wrangler

2018 Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler JL combined visual cues from the CJ line with a ton of modern conveniences and updates including a powered soft top option, a convenient fold-down windshield and a choice of 2.0L turbo I4, 3.6L V6, and 3.0L V6 diesel engines.

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Simone Giertz’s Electric Car

Simone Giertz’s Electric Car

“It’s an artisan driving experience.” Simone Giertz now lives in San Francisco, so she went full hipster and bought a Comuta-Car. An electric car from the early ’80s, it’s barely 8 ft long, has a 6 hp motor, a duckbill battery compartment and an ABS plastic body.

2019 Aston Martin Vantage

2019 Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin trimmed the back of the DB11’s chassis then combined it with the DB10’s nose to create the new Vantage. A divisive but definitely aggressive look. It’s powered by an AMG-sourced 4L twin-turbo V8 engine that produces up to 503 hp and 513 lb-ft. of torque.

Singer Porsche 964 DLS

Singer Porsche 964 DLS

Porsche 911 shop Singer worked with Williams Advanced Engineering to create a restoration system for the classic 964. The Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS) is focused on reducing weight and optimizing aerodynamics while preserving the car’s timeless silhouette.

Driven: 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

Driven: 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

We recently spent a week living with the ultimate all-purpose vehicle – a comfortable, tech-savvy, three-row family hauler that also happens to pack a 6.4L V8 HEMI, making 475 horsepower, launching the beast from 0-to-60 in 4.4 secs. Read our full review on 95octane.

MyMOMO Custom Steering Wheel

MyMOMO Custom Steering Wheel
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MOMO’s online store lets you customize five of its best steering wheel designs to your liking. You can pick from different types of leather, leather colors, stitching and more. You can even embroider and engrave text.

Boomba: Peking to Paris

Boomba: Peking to Paris

Two drivers set off on an amazing adventure in a wonderful classic car. Their route? A 13,000 kilometer ride in the Peking to Paris Rally in a 1941 Chevrolet Business Coupe, nicknamed “Boomba.” Plus, they did it for a good cause, raising money for young womens’ education.

How to Remove Car Rust Cheaply

How to Remove Car Rust Cheaply

ChrisFix shows you how you can remove surface rust on your vehicle’s body, then patch it up with body filler and paint. It’s a time-consuming task, but it’s worth looking into if you have more elbow grease than money.

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Traxxas R/C Land Rover Defender

Traxxas R/C Land Rover Defender

Traxxas‘ trail-conquering RC car is just as tough and versatile as the vehicle that inspired it. The TRX-4 has an officially-licensed Land Rover Defender body, steel links and U-joints, remote locking differentials and Traxxas’ unique Portal axle.

Porsche Passport

Porsche Passport

Launching first in Atlanta, Porsche Passport is a vehicle subscription service that lets you use one of up to 22 different Porsche model variants. You can keep your rental as long as you want or switch anytime. The fee already includes maintenance, insurance and taxes.

Cruising with Cadillac Super Cruise

Cruising with Cadillac Super Cruise

The world’s first hands-free interstate cruising system is here, and we were one of the first to test it out on a trip from Cleveland to Memphis via Chicago. We were left thoroughly impressed by this “Super Cruise” setup, and what it means for the future of highway travel as we know it.

Toyota Tj Cruiser Concept

Toyota Tj Cruiser Concept

Judge not the Tj Cruiser by its cover. Except for the driver’s seat, all of the 4×4 van’s seats can be folded down completely flat. The seat backs are covered with scratch-resistant material and have lots of tie-down points, making it one of the most versatile vehicle interiors we’ve seen.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nürburgring Lap

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nürburgring Lap

When it comes to racing around a track, they say “smooth is fast,” and that’s most definitely the case in this record-breaking, yet cool and calm 6:47.3 lap of the Nordschleife, set in the shockingly fast new Porsche 911 GT2 RS, by driver Lars Kern.

2018 Lexus LS 500

2018 Lexus LS 500

Lexus‘ all-new luxury flagship gets a choice of dramatic interiors, with materials like Kiriko art glass, laser-cut woods, and origami-pleated fabric. Its new chassis handles great, and its 3.5L twin-turbo V6 makes 416 hp, launching it to 60 mph in 4.6s. Full review on 95octane.

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