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Chevy's Bean Counters Turned The Vega's Taillights Into Tail Liars

The Chevy Vega is often considered one of the true genuine shitboxes ever to befoul America’s roads, and with good reason. Though attractive enough, it was plagued with engineering, build quality, and materials issues that added up to create something tru

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Blip: Grrrrr Splash

Look how angry and determined this tiny Peugeot looks, splashing through that mud. This thing was sold as a European city car, with a little 954cc engine, so I especially like seeing it in this context, where maybe someone got tired of their daily commute

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Gran Turismo 7 Might Let You Frankenstein A 911 GT3 Engine Into A Beetle

Personally, I’m still coming down from last Wednesday’s State Of Play deep dive into Gran Turismo 7, which consisted of more than 30 minutes of very pretty 4K car footage and answered loads of my nerdy questions. But amid all the enthusiasm, it seems Poly

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Kitty Brunell Was The First Woman To Win A British RAC Rally

In 1933, 22-year-old Kitty Brunell won a Royal Automobile Club rally at Hastings in England behind the wheel of a four-seater AC Ace sports car. With that victory, Brunell became the first — and only — woman to ever win a RAC rally. Soon after, though, Br

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