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These Are the Best Things About Your Local Car Culture

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 4:30pm

There are whole heaps of different things that make up car culture around the world. Sure, it’s about the vehicles, but it’s also about the location, the roads, the weather and, most importantly, the people.

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Chevy Almost Outfitted an LT4 in its Tahoe RST Performance Edition

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 4:00pm

If you’re an auto enthusiast, you know, recognize and maybe idolize GM’s LT4 V8 engine. The high-powered V8 sees duty in some of the most capable and serious performance cars to come out of the General: Chevy C7 Corvette Z06, Camaro ZL1, and the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing and Escalade-V. While the LT4 is used in just…

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California Gas Prices Soar Due to High Demand and Refinery Issues

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 3:30pm

Gas prices may be going up all over the country right now, but the charge is being led – by and large – by the western-most states of America. California, as I’m sure you could guess, is by far and away still at the top of the pack when it comes to gas prices.

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BMW 7-Series to Gain 3 New Plug-In Hybrids, Including M Model for 2023

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 3:00pm

BMW has certainly shaken things up with the newest iteration of its 7-Series luxury sedan. The design, as we’ve discussed before, is well, interesting, and already arriving at dealers. Now, the German automaker announced three more plug-in hybrids in the series — two coming to the U.S., including a new M-brand hybrid, …

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Corvettes for Sale: One Family Owned 1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe

Corvette Blogger - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 2:39pm

This one family owned 1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe has resided its whole life in California and now its offered for sale on Craigslist.

Continue reading Corvettes for Sale: One Family Owned 1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

2023 Nissan Frontier Gets Small But Significant Price Hike

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 2:30pm

Nissan has hiked the price of the Frontier by just over one grand, and has also increased the price of delivery. The 2023 Nissan Frontier will start at $29,190, not including $1,295 for delivery. Together, the changes have bumped the price of Nissan’s mid-size truck by almost $1,500, and that’s before dealer markups.

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GM Completes Initial Shakedown of the C8 Corvette Z06 GT3R

Corvette Blogger - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 2:18pm

Sportscar365 brings us the news that the initial shakedown of the C8 Corvette Z06 GT3.R was completed by an unnamed factory Corvette Racing driver at the Milford Proving Ground.

Continue reading GM Completes Initial Shakedown of the C8 Corvette Z06 GT3R at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

New Mercedes-Benz coupe concept is designed for the virtual world

Motor Authority - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 2:00pm
Mercedes-Benz this week unveiled a concept celebrating a partnership with "League of Legends" and the video game's Riot Games publisher. The concept is strictly for the virtual world, and as a result the design team, led by Mercedes design chief Gorden Wagener, could create elements not possible in the real world. "Because of the virtual space...

Geely Wanted to Buy All of Aston Martin, Instead Will Settle for 8 Percent

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 2:00pm

Once upon a time, Aston Martin and Volvo were unlikely stablemates under the purview of Ford, a company that really didn’t know what to do with either of them. On Friday, Volvo’s current majority owner, Geely, cemented an 8 percent stake in the British luxury brand. The Chinese automotive giant won’t get a board seat…

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Your Turo Host Might Be Critiquing Your Driving Habits on Social Media

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 1:30pm

If news about Hertz wrongly having customers arrested has put you off renting a car from the traditional sources, you might have considered Turo as a back-up option. The problem is, your Turo host might be tracking you — and they might even be bitching about your driving on social media.

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2023 Ford Super Duty, 2023 BMW XM, 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV: The Week In Reverse

Motor Authority - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 1:00pm
The 2023 Ford Super Duty broke cover, the 2023 BMW XM became a thing, and we drove the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The 2023 Ford Super Duty heavy-duty pickup truck rolled into Kentucky. The next-generation pickup features new technology and connectivity promising to make towing and working...

Red Bull and Aston Martin F1 Teams May Have Broken FIA's $145 Million Budget Cap

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 12:30pm

Formula 1’s budget cap, first introduced in 2021, is one of the most ambitious regulatory changes in the history of the World Championship. The $145 million limit was implemented to force the sport’s top teams to downsize and give smaller teams the opportunity to be more competitive on a more level playing field.…

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Proposed Bill Would Allow New Yorkers to Narc on Vehicles Blocking Bike Lanes

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 12:00pm

As a New Yorker and bike-lane enthusiast, cars and trucks parked in the lane are the bane of my existence, and I know I’m not alone in this thought. It’s a pervasive issue throughout the city that forces bike-lane users to either hop up on the sidewalk (annoying pedestrians) or move into traffic (annoying everyone…

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Aston Martin DB5 "No Time To Die" stunt car sells for $3.1M

Motor Authority - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:45am
An Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from the 2021 James Bond film "No Time To Die" sold for 2.9 million British pounds (approximately $3.1 million) this week at a Christie's charity auction. Proceeds from the DB5 auction will benefit multiple charities, including the The Prince's Trust, The Prince of Wales' Charitable Fund, and three charities...

Your Car Insurance Could Be the Reason You're Denied Medical Care After a Crash

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:30am

After crashing her car, teenager Frankie Cook was denied assistance at an urgent care facility in Roma, GA. Why? Her automotive insurance, NPR reports.

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Stangkilr Did It! Sets LT-Powered 6th Gen Camaro World Record

Corvettes Online News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:26am
In the world of social media among automotive enthusiasts, nothing gets followers pumped like setting and breaking records. To do so takes vehicles that are typically highly modified and expertly tuned. Here at LSX

Hurricane Ian and Having an Evacuation Plan for Your Classic Corvette

Corvette Blogger - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:23am

As Hurricane Ian moved closer to the Florida coast, I had to jump through a few hoops but was able to successfully relocate my 1966 Corvette to higher ground ahead of the storm.

Continue reading Hurricane Ian and Having an Evacuation Plan for Your Classic Corvette at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

2024 Audi Q6 RS E-Tron, 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, 2023 Alpine A110 R: Car News Headlines

Motor Authority - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:00am
Audi is cooking up a new SUV twinned with Porsche's upcoming electric Macan. The Audi will go by the name Q6 E-Tron, and today we have spy shots of a high-performance RS version being developed by Audi Sport. Mercedes-Benz now offers one of the biggest electric vehicles on the market in the form of the EQS SUV. New for 2023, the EQS SUV offers...

Here’s How Max Verstappen Can Win His Second F1 Title This Weekend

Jalopnik - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:00am

When Formula 1 outlined its latest set of sporting and technical regulations, we were promised close racing with more teams in the mix at the top. Sure, we’ve had some pretty dicey on-track action so far this year, but there hasn’t been that much of a fight for this year’s championship.

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