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This 1960 Lambretta Li 150 Series II scooter took 14 months to get back its glory

Very few things look as satisfying as neatly restored retro vehicles. The...
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Custom Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 'Hooligan' by Bulleteer Customs

Bangalore based Bulleteer Customs has modified a Royal Enfield Interceptor 650...
Tags: Autos, Bangalore, Bulleteer Customs, Royal Enfield Interceptor, Custom Royal Enfield Interceptor


Two new Jawa dealerships open doors in Punjab

Classic Legends has inaugurated two new Jawa dealerships in Punjab. The new...
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A Bigger Honda Africa Twin Could Debut for 2020 Model Year

Bigger Could Be Better It seems that Honda may debut a bigger version of the Africa Twin for the 2020 model year. Various reports, including one from Bennets, suggest that Honda will beef up the Africa Twin. While Honda hasn’t officially said this is true, folks seem pretty confident it is. For the 2020 model year, the rumor is that the Africa Twin’s engine will be increased to 1080cc and produce around five more horsepower. This new, bigger engine will also get the bike ready for Euro 5 emissi...
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What's it like to run a gas station?

You don't set the price, you don't make much money on the fuel itself, and you can get a lot of grief when you have to ask customers for ID. Find out more in my story over at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Gasoline, National Post, Jil McIntosh


2019 Ram 1500 takes aim at GMC Sierra with new ‘multifunction’ tailgate

The 2019 Ram 1500 gets a reconfigurable tailgate to counter the GMC Sierra 1500's Multi-Pro tailgate. Ram's version can open like a conventional tailgate, or split into individual doors. The post 2019 Ram 1500 takes aim at GMC Sierra with new ‘multifunction’ tailgate appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Pickup Trucks, GMC Sierra, Ram Trucks, Ram 1500, 2019 Chicago auto show


Is Subaru’s BRZ the spiritual successor to Porsche’s iconic 944?

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Tags: Videos, 86, Porsche, Autos, Toyota, Subaru, Brz, 944, Porsche 944, Project 944 GTS, Straight Pipes


Mysterious Toyota TRD Pro Off-Roader Debuts Thursday

The Chicago Auto Show is less a trade event for showcasing new models and more of an industry dumping ground for special editions and appearance packages. Toyota is already bringing one of those to the party with the Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, but that’s not all it plans to unload from its trailer. With the event just […] The post Mysterious Toyota TRD Pro Off-Roader Debuts Thursday appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Electric Ambitions: Can Volkswagen Pull Off Its Aggressive EV Strategy?

Following its diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen leaned hard into electrification. The automaker needed to look environmentally conscious after being caught cheating on emissions tests, and promising a glut of electric vehicles seemed like a good way to accomplish that goal. Of course, building EVs also allows companies to offset fleet-wide emissions — protecting the existence […] The post Electric Ambitions: Can Volkswagen Pull Off Its Aggressive EV Strategy? appeared first on The Truth About...
Tags: Corporate Strategy, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Volkswagen, EVs, Volkswagen Group, News Blog, Product Planning


You Can Now Pre-Order the Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100

High-Speed Racer? Yes Please Do you know what your life is missing? An Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100. Why? Because its 1100cc engine can make 217 HP at a screaming 13,200 rpm. That’s really all you need to know about it. That should be enough to get you to want to buy one, though there are many, many more reasons to do so. Aprilia just opened up pre-orders for the bike, if 217 hp sounds good, you can plop down $2,000 and wait for your bike.  The Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100 is the most powerful and li...
Tags: Motorcycles, Pre-order, Motorcycle News, Aprilia, Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100


Coyotes Weekly: A Powerless Power Play

Last week, we touched on how important it would be for the Arizona Coyotes to get off to a good start in the second half of the season if they had serious aspirations of making a run at a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Well, after a 0-2-1 road trip in the first week of play following the All-Star Break, it’s safe to say things aren’t off to a great start. Coyotes Week in Review After a nine-day layoff from game action due to the All-Star Break, the Coyotes traveled to the site of the ...
Tags: Column, Usa, Sport, Car, Glendale, Arizona, Kings, Dallas, Nashville, San Jose, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Pacific, Ducks


Despite Big North American Earnings, Barra Says GM Plants Have to Go

Despite a year-over-year sales drop in the fourth quarter of 2018, a higher average transaction price spurred by growth in high-margin vehicle sales in North America returned better than expected Q4 earnings for General Motors. The company’s strong showing comes as its overseas ventures sank and headwinds gathered at home and abroad; mainly, predictions of […] The post Despite Big North American Earnings, Barra Says GM Plants Have to Go appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, General Motors, Profit, Gm, Autos, Earnings, North America, New Cars, High Finance, Plant Closures, Big North American Earnings Barra


2019 Audi TT RS Receives Mild Refresh, Hazy Future

Having already spruced up the standard TT over the summer, Audi is now ready to unveil lightly refreshed versions of the TT RS and TT RS Roadster. The brand basically needs to tide its customers over until the model undergoes a more comprehensive update or is replaced by something else. That’s not all bad. While […] The post 2019 Audi TT RS Receives Mild Refresh, Hazy Future appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Audi, Roadsters, Volkswagen Group, Audi TT, TT, Audi RS, News Blog, Audi TT-RS, Sport Coupes, 2019 Audi TT RS, 2019 Audi TT RS Roadster


Market in Flux: Europe’s Vehicle Landscape Is Changing Fast

While North American conversations about the auto industry usually center around the public’s swing away from cars, Europe’s doing all sorts of of swinging these days. There’s a battle raging between cars and light trucks, sure, but also between propulsion types. Once dominated by diesel, Europeans are shedding oil burners in favor of cars powered […] The post Market in Flux: Europe’s Vehicle Landscape Is Changing Fast appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Sales, Trends, Autos, Crossovers, EVs, Auto Sales, Market Share, News Blog


2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD – Longer, Taller, Grille-ier, and There’s a New V8, Too

2019 is quickly turning into The Year of the HD Truck. FCA debuted its all-new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty at last month’s North American International Auto Show; Ford teased its refreshed 2020 SuperDuty in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Not to be outdone, Chevrolet debuted its all new 2020 Silverado HD at the Flint […] The post 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD – Longer, Taller, Grille-ier, and There’s a New V8, Too appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Chevrolet, Flint, Chevrolet Silverado, News Blog


Tastemaker: A Scrambler built by the Editor of Meta

Ben Giese is a man of exceptional taste. As the creative director and editor-in-chief of the aesthetically superior motorcycle magazine, Meta, he has to be. But he’s also a rider, who grew up racing motocross. So when his 2017-model Triumph Scrambler went under the knife, both form and function vied for top spot. “I wanted to transform it into a true ‘scrambler‘ that could take me well beyond the paved city streets of Denver, and deep into the mountains and deserts of the Southwest,” Ben t...
Tags: UK, California, Motorcycles, Customs, Denver, Scrambler, Ben, Joshua Tree, Woody, Scandinavian, Custom Motorcycles, Triumph Bonneville, Motogadget, Shinko, Triumph motorcycles, British Customs


How Renault and Nissan first got together

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has been in the news for all the wrong reasons -- its chief Carlos Ghosn was arrested, accused of not reporting his full income -- but do you know how these two seemingly unrelated automakers got together in the first place? Find out more in my "Rearview Mirror" column at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Nissan, Renault, Carlos Ghosn, Renault Nissan Alliance, Jil McIntosh, Automotive History


The Lagonda All-Terrain Concept Will Be An Electric Cullinan Antidote

Geneva will provide the first look at the reborn Aston Martin spin-off's first production car via the All-Terrain Concept
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Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to compete with Rolls-Royce takes shape

Aston Martin is preparing to resurrect the Lagonda nameplate to use it on a sub-brand focused on making luxurious electric cars. It's taking aim at Rolls-Royce and Bentley, among other rivals. The post Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to compete with Rolls-Royce takes shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Concept Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, Royce, Lagonda, 2019 Geneva auto show


Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape

Aston Martin is preparing to resurrect the Lagonda nameplate to use it on a sub-brand focused on making luxurious electric cars. It's taking aim at Rolls-Royce and Bentley, among other rivals. The post Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Concept Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, Royce, Lagonda, 2019 Geneva auto show


Almost Like a $35,000 Car…

Thus far in 2019, price changes at Tesla have occurred with roughly the same frequency as storm warnings in the Northeast. The electric automaker has now dialed back pricing on its Model 3 for the second time this (very young) year, and the third time in recent months, with the company’s CEO claiming the long-promised […] The post Almost Like a $35,000 Car… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Autos, Pricing, Tesla Model 3, News Blog


Tesla cuts the price of the Model 3 again, this time by $1,100

The Tesla Model 3 is getting its second price cut of 2019. Tesla reduced the price by $1,100, bringing the base price of the electric car down to $42,900 before government incentives. The post Tesla cuts the price of the Model 3 again, this time by $1,100 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars, Tesla Model 3


Ace of Base: 2018 Ram 2500 Tradesman Regular Cab 4×2 Longbox

New truck season is, without a doubt, the most wonderful time of the year. However, it must be recognized that not every gearhead feels the need to be on the bleeding edge of product development, choosing instead to hoover up deals on last year’s rigs. With the Detroit Three busy bludgeoning each other in the […] The post Ace of Base: 2018 Ram 2500 Tradesman Regular Cab 4×2 Longbox appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Trucks, Detroit, News Blog, Tradesman, 3/4 Ton, Ram 2500, Ace of Base, 4x2, Longbox


Letter From The UK: At The Industrial Cliff Edge

We are just a few weeks away from the 29th of March when the United Kingdom is scheduled to acrimoniously depart the European Union. Even at this eleventh hour there is still rampant uncertainty as to what is going to happen. No final decisions have been made by our weak and floundering politicians. Emotive words and phrases like ‘crisis’ and ‘crashing out’ and ‘going over the cliff’ don’t help at all. Economic Strife A crisis is a plague or famine or warfare; this is economics. If you expect ...
Tags: Usa, UK, China, Eu, European Union, Magazine, United Kingdom, Sunderland, Autos, Nissan, Nissan Juke, SMMT, Brexit, Society of Motor Manufacturers, Sunderland UK, Jaguar Land Rover Britain


Audi TT RS coupe and roadster stick with the winning formula

Filed under: Audi,Luxury,Performance Design tweaks define the new model. originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.  |  Email this | 
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Get Ready for the KTM 690 Enduro R and 690 SMC R This Spring

Two Awesome Bikes One Difficult Choice KTM recently announced the release of the KTM 690 Enduro R and the 690 SMC R for the North American market this spring. The bikes add to the company’s already stellar lineup of road bikes. Both bikes are similar in many respects but offer some different equipment that sets them apart. First, we’ll focus on the things that both models have. The engine is at the top of the list. It’s a 690cc single-cylinder that KTM says is the most powerful production singl...
Tags: Motorcycles, North America, KTM, Motorcycle News, KTM 690 Enduro R, KTM 690 SMC R


QOTD: Sloppiness at the Service Center?

It’s an eventuality of car ownership. The odometer rolls around to a certain figure, a special orange light on the dash tells you there is an issue, or you hear a pow bang from somewhere underneath your automobile. Often, one or more of these is accompanied by a feeling of dread. Today we talk horror […] The post QOTD: Sloppiness at the Service Center? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Dealing with Hit and Run Accident

In October, I realized that the kids were getting too big for the car we had. Literally every time we were in the car, Charlie’s knees were in my back. If I switched the kids up and moved them around, Rachael would kick me in the butt. So we bought a Chevy Traverse. I absolutely […] The post Dealing with Hit and Run Accident appeared first on I Like It Frantic.
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The Zero SR/F Will be the Company’s Most Powerful Bike Yet

Another Teaser Gives Allows for Performance Speculation Zero Motorcycles will give all the juicy details of its new SR/F model come February 25, but the company keeps the teasers coming in the meantime. The most recent teaser is the video below. It’s a series of close up shots of the bike that gives you a look at some of its key components. The most notable are the battery and the electric motor. there’s also a shot of the front wheel with a good look at what’s likely a very capable front brake...
Tags: Motorcycles, Teaser, Harley, Motorcycle News, Zero Motorcycles, SR/F


Split Ends: Ram Introduces ‘MultiFunction’ Tailgate

When our grandchildren ask about the Great Pickup Wars of 2019, we will have no shortage of stories with which to regale them. OEMs are assaulting each other on all fronts, from half-ton opulence to heavy-duty torque ratings. Battle is now being waged at the business end of pickups, as well. After watching GMC introduce […] The post Split Ends: Ram Introduces ‘MultiFunction’ Tailgate appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ram, Autos, Trucks, Tailgate, News Blog, Ram 1500, Multifunction Tailgate



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