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ICON 1965 Dodge D200 Crew Cab Recreation
04 Apr

ICON 1965 Dodge D200 Crew Cab Recreation

Icon’s Jonathan Ward is a bit of a genius. He takes vintage trucks and off-road vehicles and rebuilds them with modern upgrades. I know, you’re thinking, “Street rodders have been doing this for well over 30 years now. So, why does Jonathan deserve so much praise?” Well, putting crate drivetrains, custom suspensions and other upgrades […]

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VP of Global Design, Ed Welburn poses with former GM executive Bob Lutz
03 Apr

Get Behind the New GM Designs at New York Auto Show

Designing the new Cadillac CTS, Camaro Z/28 & Buick LaCrosse/Regal Automotive Rhythms catches up with the mastermind behind the designs for General Motors. Step inside the world of Ed Welburn as he details the emergence of the all-new Cadillac CTS, the Chevy Camaro Z/28 and the Buick Regal and LaCrosse. The VP of Global Design […]

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2013 Ford Fusion Energi
02 Apr

First Drive: 2013 Ford Fusion Energi

The plug-in hybrid movement seems to be gaining momentum, with new models coming on line every few months. Sitting halfway between regular hybrids and all electric cars, a plug-in hybrid offers a limited amount of gas-free driving, usually around 10-30 miles, depending on the model. After the batteries are drained, the car switches over to […]

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2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3
01 Apr

Review: 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3

Likes: Powerful engine Slick-shifting manual transmission Outstanding acceleration Practical packaging Nimble handling without a punishing ride Dislikes: Noise Fuel Economy A few interior details Mazdas have always been a bit more fun to drive than their competition. When it comes to small cars, the Mazda3 claims to offer more nimble handling sporty nature than the […]

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1949 Chevrolet Fleetline | ebay garage
01 Apr

eBay Garage Photo of the Week: 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline

Owned by: powertourpacer Trim: Deluxe Engine: 3.5L 3548CC 217 Cu. In. l6 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated My Fleetline brought the old saying “… better to ask for forgiveness than permisson.” That is how i brought her home and welcomed her with open arms to the family. With the anticipation of slamming her to the ground […]

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Adam with his Supercharged M3 and Osh of Racemarque Systems
29 Mar

Buy a Used Race Car or Build From Scratch?

Listener Question: Buy a Used Race Car or Build From Scratch?” Hey kiddies, this week, I’m going to answer a question sent in to CarCast’s Facebook page by one of our listeners. Jason Nifong asks: Aceman makes a good case for buying a used racecar. How about buying a heavily modded street car with head […]

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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
29 Mar

So Long, C6: A Farewell to the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette

Likes: Classic exterior design/ Valet-worthy brand image Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde exhaust personality Exotic Performance Dislikes: Price after options Messy convertible action VERY old infotainment package If we were going to pick one—and only one—automobile to represent what American sports cars are all about, there’s an obvious winner. It’s the Chevrolet Corvette. With heritage that extends […]

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