Custom Bikes Of The Week: 14 October, 2018

The Japanese custom rockstars AC Sanctuary set up shop in California. Plus a bratty Honda CB1100, a $49,500 custom kit for the BMW R nineT, and highlights from the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building. AC Sanctuary A16-004 AC Sanctuary sits in the absolute top echelon of custom builders. They’ve got a winning formula and they stick to it: immaculate classic superbike restomods, mostly from the Kawasaki Z series. The Japanese company has good news for well-heeled thrill seekers in...
Tags: Florida, Usa, California, US, Czech Republic, Ireland, Motorcycles, Amd, Honda, Harley Davidson, Eastern Europe, Yamaha, Art Deco, Brembo, CB, Dmitry

Olympia X Moto 2 Pants Hands-On Review

First Impression My first impression of the Olympia X Moto 2 pant was very good. As with the jacket, the first thing that I noticed when I opened the box was the quality. Excellent material, awesome zippers, refined stitching. These pants look fantastic I took the pants out of the box. I was really impressed with the construction of the pants. They are Cordura © fabric with leather on the inside of the pant. Really nice heavy duty zippers with nice pulls as well as belt loops. The inside layer ...
Tags: Amazon, Motorcycles, Kawasaki Ninja, RevZilla Amazon Free, RevZilla Free, Olympia X Moto, Amazon Olympia X Moto

Crashing A Drag Racer After A Parachute Brake Failure Looks Terrifying

When your car crosses the line at over 250mph, you could do with your parachute brakes working. If they don’t, you’d better be awake…
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How does your car's heater work?

When you turn on the heater, what you're getting in most vehicles is heat left over as the antifreeze works to cool the engine. But how does it get into the cabin, and what happens if you want it warmer or cooler? Find out more in my "How It Works" column at the National Post. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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2018 Ford Mustang GT Review: One Quick Pony!

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT gets a significant refresh. The upgrades, like a re-tuned suspension, plus newly available adaptive suspension dampers, improve ride quality. And there’s more power for the coupe’s 5.0-liter V8, which will make it more enticing for performance enthusiasts. This weekend, we drove the 2018 Ford Mustang GT Premium. What’s New For 2018 The 2018 Ford Mustang gets revised front and rear styling and newly available adaptive suspension dampers. Features & Options ...
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Cars And Business: A Conflicted Relationship

Cars have been an essential asset of a business life since they’ve become a popular mean of transport. Many recruiters ask their applicants whether they have a driving license and a vehicle, meaning that it can be difficult to gain access to all jobs without one or the other. However, for a lot of employees, owning a car can become a real taxing and insuring challenge when you use your vehicle as part of your professional activities. Indeed, more and more companies opt for direct repayment ...
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Mitsubishi And AMG Once Hooked Up And Made A V6 JDM Saloon

Long before AMG was bought by and integrated into Mercedes, the German tuners collaborated on a Mitsubishi JDM saloon called the Debonair
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Fusion Coolant Systems Snags $8M Series C, Plans to “Hit Go Button”

Fusion Coolant Systems, the Canton, MI-based industrial tech startup spun out of the University of Michigan, has raised an $8 million Series C funding round. The investment was led by Material Impact, a Boston venture capital firm, and Michigan Capital Advisors, with participation from existing investors, including U-M’s Michigan Investment in New Technology Startups (MINTS), Amherst Fund, and Invest Michigan.“This is growth capital,” says Steve Skerlos, Fusion Coolant founder and CEO. The comp...
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Kahn Design’s New Custom Jeep Is Unexpectedly Sane, And We Like It

Built in collaboration with the Chelsea Truck Company, the new Kahn-customised Wrangler is far from crazy, and it’s all the better for it
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This Nasty Nurburgring Spin Demonstrates The Toyota MR2's Dark Side

With rear-wheel drive and its engine in the middle, the Toyota MR2 can catch even an experienced driver out through corners… and this time it ended badly
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The 454bhp Porsche Panamera GTS Is Here To Alarm Your Passengers

Porsche has announced two new, V8-powered Panamera GTS models that share a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 and pretty brisk performance
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This Is The 1000bhp McLaren Speedtail’s Speedy Tail

Ahead of the full reveal later this month, McLaren’s new speed-focused Speedtail has debuted its ridiculously aerodynamic-looking rear end
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The Bloodhound 1000mph Speed Record Project Is In Administration

A project founded over a decade ago to attempt to hit 1000mph on land has called-in administrators after running short of funds
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Fall Break - Day 3: North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Sunday, Oct 14:We left the Navajo National Monument after breakfast and drove past the Vermillion Cliffs on the way to the Kaibab National Forest.  First close view of the Vermillion Cliffs,  we stopped at the bridge near Marble Canyon which spans the Colorado River  Pretty flat lighting when we drove by the Vermillion Cliffs Heading south on AZ Highway 67, south of Jacob Lake and into the Kaibab National Forest area.  We found a nice boondocking spot right off of Forest Road 22 wh...
Tags: Motorcycles, Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, Scarlett, Scarlett Rides, Kaibab National Forest, Cape Royal, Marble Canyon, RV Trips, Navajo National Monument, Vermillion Cliffs, Kaibab National Forest First, Colorado River Pretty, AZ Highway 67, Jacob Lake, Forest Road 22

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Car Insurance

Car insurance can be very confusing for anyone. It’s also one of those things that can be very costly if not done right. We rounded up the 10 key things that you may not know about your car insurance. Having “No-Fault” Insurance Many people mistakenly think that when they have a no-fault car insurance, no one will be blamed or considered at fault in the event of an accident. If you cause an accident or scratch a car when you park, having this type of insurance doesn’t necessarily mean that you...
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New Bajaj Pulsar NS125 Fi - In 13 Live images

Bajaj Auto has launched the new Pulsar NS125 in Poland. The motorcycle features...
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Tata Harrier exterior leaked, bookings officially open

The Tata Harrier?s exterior has leaked online in a spy shot published by...
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KTM 125 Duke India launch may happen in November 2018 - Report

KTM is reportedly planning to bring the smallest Duke series motorcycle, the...
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Race car or daily driver? Choose either with the 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS

Porsche has expanded the Panamera lineup with a midrange, GTS-badged model. Part race car and part daily driver, it's the variant we've been waiting for since the current-generation Panamera arrived in 2017. The post Race car or daily driver? Choose either with the 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS appeared first on Digital Trends.
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2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 spied road testing with camouflage

The updated 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 with USD front forks, new exhaust and...
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Our Favorite Porsches On Ebay This Week: Volume 122

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric First Drive – Worthy Competition

Until recently, anyone wanting a purely electric vehicle capable of driving beyond the confines of a daily commute was stuck shelling out the big bucks. Then Chevrolet introduced the Bolt in 2016, proving that 200+ miles of range wasn’t out of the question. With most EV competitors achieving just over half that, it seemed like […] The post 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric First Drive – Worthy Competition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Chevrolet, Car Reviews, EVs, Hyundai, Plug-ins, Zev, First Drive, News Blog, Zero Emission Vehicles, Kona EV, 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, Hyundai Kona Electric First Drive

QOTD: Ethanol? Or Ethanot?

Sure, let’s start with week with a political question. Why not? It’s not like we’ve never had an opinion or two around here (that goes for both the writers and readers). Last week, noise was being made and digital ink was being spilled concerning the issue of ethanol. What do you want to see in your […] The post QOTD: Ethanol? Or Ethanot? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Get twice the juice with Nomad’s Tesla Model 3 wireless charger

Nomad's wireless charger for the Tesla Model 3 fits the EV's charging dock exactly. If you plug both of the Nomad's into the Model 3's two front USB ports you can charge two smartphones quickly or one phone twice as fast. The post Get twice the juice with Nomad’s Tesla Model 3 wireless charger appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Ford Mustang facelift sighted in India are private imports: IAB Debunks

The facelifted Ford Mustang has appeared in India twice so far, first in...
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TTAC’S Ten Best and Ten Worst is Back for 2018 – Get Your Nominations In [UPDATED]

That’s right – we’re doing that thing again where we, the TTAC tastemakers, pick our best and worst cars of 2018. And by “we” I also mean you, the B&B. Just like the last time we did this, you’re invited to submit your nominations. More on that in a second. There won’t be any prizes […] The post TTAC’S Ten Best and Ten Worst is Back for 2018 – Get Your Nominations In [UPDATED] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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‘Bloodhound’ rocket car needs a speedy cash injection to survive

The rocket-powered Bloodhound car has driven into difficulties, with the company behind the project needing a multi-million-dollar cash injection to save its dream of attempting a 1,000 mph land speed record. The post ‘Bloodhound’ rocket car needs a speedy cash injection to survive appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Kinetic Motoroyale considering up to 25 percent localisation for marque brands in India

Kinetic Group owned Motoroyale India is considering around 20-25 percent...
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Tata Tiago JTP & Tata Tigor JTP to be unveiled on 23 October

Tata Motors will enter the performance vehicle segment this festive season with...
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Junkyard Find: 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Oldsmobile has been gone since 2004, which makes it hard to believe that the Olds Cutlass spent most of the period from the middle 1970s through the early 1980s as either the #1 or #2 best-selling car in the United States. For 1979, the Cutlass came in second place (behind the Chevy Caprice), and thus […] The post Junkyard Find: 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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