JALOPNIK: Why You Should Keep the Receipts From Every Automotive Repair

December 8th, 2018 by
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Image art: Jason Torchinsky Every time you take your car in to a dealership for a repair or even a minor service, you get a receipt. Over 20 years, those receipts can pile up into a thick wad that you may be tempted to throw away. Don’t. Keep those receipts forever, especially if you plan…

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AUTOBLOG: Watch, listen as Chevy Corvette C8.R tests at Sebring

December 8th, 2018 by
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It doesn’t quite sound how we expected The mid-engine 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 is just around the corner, based on prototypes we’ve been seeing in mostly production-spec guise. As such, its racing counterpart, the Corvette C8.R is also just about ready. We’ve seen the race car a time or twobefore, but the video above, dug up by Jalopnik and posted by YouTube user Lanky Turtle,…

AUTOBLOG: 2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Quick Spin Review | Yet another Lexus surprise

December 8th, 2018 by
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Like the LC and LS, the transformed ES wows with its engaging dynamics The 2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport truly cements that “driving like a Lexus” now means something far different than it ever did before. It’s not dull, it’s not anonymous and old ladies probably won’t like it. It should not be painted…

AUTOBLOG: It is now possible to buy a brand-new 1966-77 Ford Bronco

December 8th, 2018 by
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Gateway Broncos inks licensing deal with Ford For anyone who loves the original Ford Bronco, we have some fantastic news for you. Gateway Broncos and Ford have just reached a licensing agreement that allows Gateway to build limited numbers of 1966-77 Broncos. This isn’t just some cheesy take on the original Bronco either. Gateway is building these trucks…

AUTOBLOG: Volkswagen Wants to Own the Fastest Car at the Nürburgring

December 8th, 2018 by
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Having already set a lap record for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this year, Volkswagen’s I.D. R has served the company well. Intended to showcase the brand’s might in electrification, the blisteringly fast R is as much a purpose-built track car as it is a marketing tool, and its long-term plans involve setting more records. For…

CONSUMERREPORTS: Tips on How to Maintain Your New Car

December 4th, 2018 by
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Simple tasks that can make you car last longer. By Consumer Reports One of the reassuring qualities of contemporary cars is that they need much less-frequent service to keep them running well. Changing the spark plugs, breaker points, and condenser used to be a seasonal exercise, and body rust was accepted as a normal if…

SPEEDHUNTERS: A Classic Alfa That’s All Show And All Go

December 4th, 2018 by
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A Classic Alfa That’s All Show And All Go Gorgeous isn’t it? This is David West’s 1971 Alfa Romeo GT Junior 1300, and I am – possibly – the most enamoured I have ever been with a feature car. After pestering the Retropower team incessantly to let me shoot this build, the stars finally aligned and a slot in…

THETRUTHABOUTCARS: Face It, This Is the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD

December 4th, 2018 by
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Chevy has doubled down on the polarizing looks of its 2019 Silverado 1500, endowing its big brother with a face ripped straight from the pages containing the most terrifying of Dr. Who monsters. Actually, I’m not entirely sure we have the correct photo here. What brand is this truck? Anybody know? “We set out to…

JALOPNIK: Ford Patents Conveyor Belts for SUV Cargo Areas So You Don’t Have to Crawl in and Possibly Expose Your Butt to Everyone

December 4th, 2018 by
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Ever since there have been station wagons and other vehicles with long, open cargo areas, people have been packing them via the somewhat undignified process of crawling inside them like how I imagine a vet attending to an elephant’s hemorrhoids must do things. Ford, it seems, has decided to address this problem head-on, and the have…

THETRUTHABOUTCARS: Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake Ready for Its Closeup

December 4th, 2018 by
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Last year, Aston Martin revealed that its Zagato line would receive a shooting brake variant of the Vanquish, issuing a teaser photo of the model in red. Then the company went silent, leaving many wondering what happened. Apparently there was no reason to worry, as Aston Martin just released a pretty robust series of images highlighting…

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