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At $12,500, Would You Have to Be Daft to Pass Up This 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet?

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 8:00am

It’s been said that nobody does weird better than the French, and it was Nissan’s former French CEO, Carlos Ghosn who was responsible for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe oddity, the Murano CrossCabriolet. Let’s see if such eclecticism can also be a straight-up deal.

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CarMax Employee Scores Deal of a Lifetime With $30,000 Acura NSX

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 8:00pm

The first-generation Acura NSX was a giant killer. It showed you could make a sports car that rivaled the Italians with performance, but also had the reliability to make sure that it actually worked when you wanted it to. So it’s no surprise that these early NSXs are highly sought after on the used market with high…

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A New Pilot Safely Landed a Plane on a North Carolina Highway

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 7:00pm

A new pilot in North Carolina recently made quite the emergency landing on a fairly busy highway, and it was happily (for us) all caught on camera. You’re not going to believe the skill it took this pilot to maneuver on a thin strip of asphalt.

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IndyCar's Toronto Grand Prix Is F1's Lost Canadian Jewel

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 6:00pm

The NTT IndyCar Series returns to Toronto this weekend after a two-year hiatus sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. It has been 55 years since IndyCar held its first championship round in Canada. Since 1967, the National Championship has been raced for in various cities north of the border from Montreal to Vancouver…

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NHTSA Says You Can't Pick Your Own EV Low-Speed Warning Sounds

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 5:30pm

You probably know that vehicles that can operate solely under electric power have a low-speed warning sound that it projects to let pedestrians – particularly blind or vision-impaired pedestrians – know that a car is coming. The sounds vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, but currently, those sounds are unable to…

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Rivian R1S Design Analysis

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 5:25pm

States Are Proposing Laws to Make Drivers Pay Child Support If They Kill a Parent in a DUI Crash

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 5:00pm

Two lawmakers in New York are working on two very similar bills that would make drunk drivers responsible for child support payments if they happen to kill a custodial parent in the process of committing the crime.

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The Hummer EV Makes More Emissions than a Chevy Malibu Because It's a "Performance-Oriented EV"

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 4:30pm

Researchers are calling the Hummer EV’s eco-friendliness into question, but General Motors says the research is missing the point. A study the ACEEE released in June claimed the Hummer EV has higher CO2 emissions than a Chevy Malibu. The electric Hummer’s upstream emissions are partially caused by fossil fuels in the…

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These Are the Reasons You Didn't Buy the Car That Got Away

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 4:00pm

We’ve all been there: sitting in our cars, daydreaming about a different one that we had the chance to buy but didn’t. At least, I know I have. It seems that a lot of you have as well, actually.

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Mercedes-Benz Is Still Getting Sued in Germany Over Dieselgate [Updated]

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 3:40pm

It’s been almost a decade since Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal broke, and we’re still seeing the repercussions of that to this day. For example, Mercedes-Benz is about to go to trial in a class-action lawsuit brought by Germany’s largest consumer protection and advocacy group, Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband (VZBV…

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Tyler Reddick Moves to NASCAR's 23XI Team for 2024, Stuck at RCR for 18 Months

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 3:20pm

Tyler Reddick shocked the NASCAR world today when he announced that he would be joining the 23XI racing team for the 2024 season. Read that again. And now one more time, just to make sure. Yes, Reddick is moving to 23XI in a whopping 18 months. In the meantime, he’ll stick it out with his current team, Richard…

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Jalopnik Is Evading Pursuit on Twitch at 4 p.m. ET in NFS Most Wanted

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 3:00pm

It’s been a hot minute since I have commandeered Jalopnik’s weekly Tuesday streams, live at 4 p.m. Eastern over at twitch.tv/jalopnikdotcom. I had COVID and trust me, you didn’t want me on camera or mic. I’m back though, and I’ve brought the goods with me — Need for Speed: Most Wanted — the one from 2005, played on an…

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Surprise: Dealerships Don't Like the FTC's Rules to Make Car Buying More Transparent

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 2:40pm

In June, the Federal Trade Commission proposed a set of rules prohibiting shady dealership sales tactics that obfuscate a car’s true cost to a potential buyer. The targets range from false advertising — like when a website lists a price that in actuality has a wealth of discounts attached to it that the customer may…

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High Oil Prices Has Joe Biden Looking to the Middle East For Relief

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 2:20pm

The global oil market is in a crisis — resulting in those jettisoned gas prices the world has seen as of late. In an attempt to smooth things over in improving the oil market and Saudi Arabia relations, Joe Biden is making his first presidential trip this week to the Middle East.

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2023 Honda CR-V: This Is It

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 2:00pm

Saying the Honda CR-V is just a best seller for the brand is an understatement. It’s a huge seller, with the automaker selling just over 361,000 CR-Vs in 2021. The crossover sells so well that even with all the issues surrounding the supply chain and chip shortage, Honda still moved almost 23,000 in June of 2022.…

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Newly Released Video Shows the Moment Richard Russell Stole a Plane at Sea-Tac

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 1:40pm

It was one of the strangest, scariest, most bizarre events of 2018: A baggage handler at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport moseyed onto the tarmac, hopped in an unoccupied Horizon Air passenger plane, taxied to an empty runway, and took off. What followed was a 73-minute joyride during which Richard “Beebo” Russell…

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Revealing the 2023 Civic Type R With Astrophotography Software

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 1:20pm

Late last night, Honda sent out a tease of the upcoming 2023 Civic Type R. One photo and one video, accompanied by the one fact we’ve all been waiting for: A reveal date. But July 20 is so far away (ed. note: only 8 days), and I’m an impatient sort, so I took it upon myself to try and see the upcoming car early. Using…

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Geely Launches an Electric Pickup in China

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 1:00pm

Today, Chinese automaker Geely launched Radar Auto, which it has referred to as “China’s first pure electric outdoors lifestyle vehicle brand.” The new brand’s first model is the Radar RD6, an electric pickup. Interestingly, it’s a pickup built by a non-American automaker primarily for a market outside North America.…

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The Many Names of Alpine's Formula 1 Team Over its 41 Years of Racing

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 12:40pm

Formula 1 has an illustrious history — from its origins as a World Championship in 1950 and its running at the Indy 500, to the evolution of its aerodynamic rules and a pivot to hybrid power. But it isn’t just the sport that has changed over the years, teams have grown and evolved with it.

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