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MCALEER: Ghosts, time no match for these classics

Bullitt. The Dukes of Hazard. The Blues Brothers . The list of movies where the car steals the show is nearly endless.

MCALEER: Here's to 25 more years of Miata

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Miata turns 25 Twenty-five years ago today, the world saw the introduction of what would become the most successful convertible ever made.

Armoured Rolls last great war machine

In August of 1914, Commander Charles Rumney Samson of the British Navy went to war in a Rolls-Royce.

Don't walk yourself to death

You may imagine that it might be fun to become invisible, but you'd be wrong. Harry Potter and his cloak of invisibility? He'd be dead inside of ten minutes in the real world. "Yer a wizard, Harry!" Well, now you're a pancake.

Secret Corvette specs leaked

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Corvette Z06 details leak out Last year saw the seventh generation Corvette take its bow at the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mich.
Mercedes-Benz tries a new drive

Mercedes-Benz tries a new drive

A front-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz. To hear some people talk, you'd think the Germans had slapped their threepointed star on a Daewoo and called it a day. Well, I say Germans: this thing's actually built in Hungary. And it ain't no Daewoo.
Driving force

Driving force

As 2013 draws to a close, the natural human impulse is to both look forward to the coming year, and look back on the past one.
Crossover stays true

Crossover stays true

2014 Volkswagen Tiguan

Ford set to let newest Mustang run wild

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: 2015 Mustang unveiled Here's a piece of trivia for you: there's no such thing as the famous 1964.5 Ford Mustang that kicked off the whole pony car parade.

A 4x4 by any other name. . .

A long time ago, I used to drive a green Land Rover Series III around with a sticker in the rear window that read "The Best Four by Four by Far." An extremely optimistic slogan, to be sure, and something of a case of pride goeth-ing before the fall.
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