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Honda CB350RS, Activa & Others Production Temporarily Halted

Considering the current dire circumstances in India as a result of the second...
Tags: India, Autos, Honda


The Portfolio: John Phalane’s art ‘gives me a sense of being myself’

Emanating from years spent behind the wheel, the artist’s style is part memory, part imagination The post The Portfolio: John Phalane’s art ‘gives me a sense of being myself’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Maps, Airports, Memory, Cars, Roads, Drawing, Buildings, Friday, Portfolio, Art Galleries, Germiston, Valiant, Driving Transport, Isando, John Phalane


Porsche 911 RSR Fastest In FIA WEC Pre-Season Testing At Spa

It's time for Porsche's factory endurance racing efforts to begin anew in 2021, as the company again partners with Manthey Racing for a two-car assault on the FIA WEC. Ahead of the season kicking off this weekend at the 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps, the series ran a two-day four-session test to get an idea of BOP and speed for the newly-updated cars. Every car in the series was represented, and Porsche kicked a whole lot of butt in the GTE categories with its long-serving 911 RSR. The two facto...
Tags: Racing, Porsche, Ferrari, Belgium, Autos, Richie, GTE, Spa-Francorchamps, Kevin Estre, FIA World Endurance Championship, 911 RSR, FIA WEC, GTE Am, Manthey Racing, WEC Prologue, Alexander Stehlig Head


Stellantis to Test Citroën Ami on U.S. Customers?

Stellantis appears interested in testing America’s appetite for extremely small and highly European EVs. The formerly PSA-owned rental company Free2Move recently posted the silhouette of the Citroën Ami accompanied by text hinting that the vehicle would be imported for use in Washington, D.C. Launched in 1961, the Ami (French for “friend”) started life as a petite four-door, […] The post Stellantis to Test Citroën Ami on U.S. Customers? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Washington, France, America, Electric Vehicles, Psa, Autos, Citroën, AMI, News Blog, French cars, Free2Move, Citroen Ami, Stellantis, Ami 6, Ami EV


Rare Rides: An Almost New Audi S8 From 2001 (Part II)

In Part I of the D2 Audi S8 story, we covered the foundations of the A8 as Audi attempted a do-over after the V8 Quattro. Today we’re all about S8. Coinciding with the development of the new 4.2-liter V8, Audi introduced the high-performance S8 to Europe in 1996. All examples were equipped with the 4.2, […] The post Rare Rides: An Almost New Audi S8 From 2001 (Part II) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Autos, Audi


Can-Am Launches Virtual Campaign in Support of International Female Ride Day

International Female Ride Day (IFRD) has fast approached and its annual event takes place on Saturday, May 1st. IFRD is a call-to-action for women to “Just Ride!”, no matter what they ride. Can-Am’s goal is very much the same as IFRD and that is to promote an inclusive environment for any and all riders.  On May 1st, Can-Am will continue supporting IFRD virtually, due to the ongoing pandemic lockdowns seen across North America. Can-Am will do so by featuring women riders who uploads two photo...
Tags: News, Motorcycles, North America, International Women's Day, Vicki Gray, Can Am, Facebook To, Can-Am Motorcycles, International Female Ride Day, IFRD, Motoress


2021 Lexus LC Convertible Review – Open It Up In Style

What if I told you one of the best old-school muscle-car convertible experiences available today came not from a Detroit 2.5 automaker but Lexus? That may sound crazy, but it’s true. The LC500 Convertible offers up an essential V8 drop-top experience that’s on par with any Mustang GT that goes topless. The 5.0-liter V8 strikes […] The post 2021 Lexus LC Convertible Review – Open It Up In Style appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lexus, Autos, Car Reviews, Detroit, New Cars, Lexus LC500, Lc500, 2021 Lexus LC500, Lexus LC Convertible Review


Vehicle Miles Traveled On The Rise Again

In March, vehicle miles traveled (VMT) rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. According to the Auto Care Association, this was the first month since August 2019 that VMT topped 300 million miles. To give you some perspective, the distance between the earth and the moon is only 238,856 miles, according to Wikipedia. Last year, U.S. drivers were stuck […] The post Vehicle Miles Traveled On The Rise Again appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Travel, Media, Wikipedia, Traffic, Production, Industry, Autos, By The Numbers, News Blog, Auto Care Association, Pandemic, Product Planning, New Car Sales, Sign of the Times, VMT, Chart Of The Day


UAW Annoyed With GM’s Mexican EVs

General Motors has decided its fifth electric vehicle facility should be in Mexico and has set aside $1 billion for its complex in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico. While a portion of the funds will go toward a new paint shop, the manufacturer also said the money would be used to prepare the site for EV […] The post UAW Annoyed With GM’s Mexican EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Unions, Mexico, General Motors, Industry, United States, Gm, Autos, Industry News, UAW, United Auto Workers, News Blog, Labor Union, Union News, Ramos Arizpe Coahuila Mexico


Ace Machine: A scratch-built bobber with a KTM 620 motor

It takes a massive amount of imagination to look at a KTM enduro and envision a barebones bobber—and even more skill to make it happen. Luckily Edi Buffon has bucket loads of both. Based in Sydney, Edi used to be an after-hours builder—until he quit his day job. “I’m now working part time,” he tells us. “Three days for the man, with the remaining four days dedicated to my humble bike building business.” Working as Machine 1867, Edi’s creations are always ground-up builds that are incredibl...
Tags: Motorcycles, Sydney, Avon, EDI, Brembo, KTM, Custom Motorcycles, Bobber Motorcycles, Edi Buffon


SEC Actually Will Investigate Volkswagen Over April Fools’ Prank

We began April talking about Volkswagen’s April Fool’s Day prank that went awry, and we end the month back on the same topic. Circle of life! We’re back on that topic because the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating what happened. We reported, way back at the beginning of the month, that the SEC might […] The post SEC Actually Will Investigate Volkswagen Over April Fools’ Prank appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Autos, SEC, Volkswagen, Securities And Exchange Commission, News Blog, April Fools' Day, Voltswagen


Now Is Your Chance To Join Suzuki’s GSX-R Racing Academy

Gixxer School For Track Novices Lots of major OEMs are starting their own forms of ‘riding schools’ through posted events across the country, and now it’s Suzuki’s turn to chime the bell with the introduction of their new GSX-R Racing Academy. Many riders looking to work towards their first track day might be hard-pressed to understand the fundamentals without some expert guidance, and that’s where these sorts of courses come in handy. Suzuki’s GSX-R Racing Academy will take you on some pretty...
Tags: School, Motorcycles, Italy, Track Day, Classes, Suzuki, Mugello Circuit, Motorcycle News, Riding School, GSX R Racing Academy, GSX R Racing Academy Many


Suzuki’s Updated Hayabusa Completely Sells Out in India

All Units Sold Out In Under 24 Hours With all the articles we write about India’s motorcycle scene, you’d think that a bike like Suzuki’s Hayabusa would be a tough sell for the nation, but the truth is actually quite the contrary. Suzuki’s newly updated Hayabusa managed to completely sell out in India within the initial 24 hours sales window. With the entire Indian market getting completely dominated by sub-300 cruising machines, it’s difficult to pinpoint how the hell the country managed to s...
Tags: India, Motorcycles, Suzuki, Hayabusa, Bajaj, Motorcycle News, Royal Enfield, 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa


Volkswagen’s April Fool’s Prank Backfires!

In what came as a shock, Volkswagen renamed themselves to Voltswagen in the...
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen, Voltswagen


Witness The Confusion Caused By This American Town's First Roundabout

Rowan County, Kentucky has its first roundabout, which replaces a dangerous intersection, and it's caused a lot of confusion
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Next-Gen Hero Xpulse 200 Portrayed Digitally

The Hero Xpulse 200 has been successful in creating a humongous fan following...
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Indian Motorcycle Announces 3 Bagger Racing Teams for 2021

Indian Motorcycle has just announced they will have three teams running the Indian Challenger at 2021 bagger racing events. The three privately-backed teams include Mission® Foods S&S® Indian Challenger, Roland Sands Design® (RSD), and Saddlemen. Saddleman is new to Indian Challenger while the other two teams both have podium finishes.  “Despite numerous naysayers and doubters of last year’s inaugural King of the Baggers race, it proved to be a massive success and the ultimate proving ground ...
Tags: News, Fox, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley, BAGGER, Gary Gray, NHRA, Indian Motorcycle, Indian Challenger, King of the Baggers, Mission ® Foods, Saddlemen Saddleman, Harley Davidsons Indian


9 Ways to Protect Your Car Interior From Your Kids

Before you had kids, your car was probably in decent condition. After you had kids, every surface in your car had the potential to turn into a sticky, glittery, crumb-covered mess. But with a little cleverness and some effort, you can help keep your kids occupied in the car without the mess.Read more...
Tags: Clever Uses, Kids, Organization, Parenting, Cars, Lifehacks, Editors Picks


7-seater Kia Seltos Imagined Digitally - Hyundai Alcazar-Rival

The local subsidiary of Kia recently announced its rebranding by introducing a...
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QOTD: Does Color Affect Resale Value?

Color counts when selling or buying a car. But which colors help or hurt? iSeeCars.com, a car search engine, performed exhaustive research on this topic, recently publishing the results. Their research confirms what we had heard previously from paint manufacturers. White, black, and silver are among the most popular colors. But that also means these colors […] The post QOTD: Does Color Affect Resale Value? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Marketing, Sales, Research, Used Cars, Autos, Colors, Trucks, SUVs, By The Numbers, Car Buying Tips, Vans, News Blog, New Car Sales, Analyst Grades, Question of the Day, Rare Rides


KTM 250 Duke vs Vitpilen 250 Drag Race - Streetfighter vs Cafe Racer

Representing KTM in the quarter-litre naked segment is the 250 Duke. It is a...
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Mazda's First-Ever MX Has Been Lovingly Restored

The forgotten Mazda MX-81 Aria was discovered in a warehouse in 2019 and sent to Italy for a thorough restoration
Tags: Italy, Autos, Mazda


2021 Aprilia RS 125 (KTM RC 125 Rival) Unveiled, India Bound?

While we?ve been waiting for the all-new, middleweight Aprilia RS 660 and Tuono...
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Watch BMW M760Li Hit Over 300kmph On German Autobahn - Video

As much as we enthusiasts would hate to admit it, days of internal combustion...
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The SEC Is Investigating VW Over Its 'Voltswagen' Stunt

The United States' Securities and Exchange Commission has confirmed to Der Spiegel that it is investigating
Tags: Autos, SEC, Der Spiegel, United States Securities and Exchange Commission


Man Uses Same Registration on Identical Jeep Compass SUVs, Nabbed

The RTO has unearthed a scam wherein one Divyansh Bhandari bought two units of...
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Mahindra Scorpio Reviewed by Foreign Media - VIDEO

The Mahindra Scorpio is only a regular seven-seater mid-size SUV here in India....
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Modified Suzuki Hayabusa Targets 480km/h Speed Record

The Suzuki Hayabusa is one of the fastest production motorcycles in the world....
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The Desperation of a FSBO or Creative Real Estate Marketing?

If you enjoyed this post you’ll certainly enjoy these other ‘Just For Fun’ posts!
Tags: Auto, Real Estate, Marketing, Fail, Car, Radio, Just For Fun, FSBO, Sign, Sign Rider



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