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10 Of Our Favorite Front-Wheel Drive Cars

There aren't that many compelling front-wheel drive cars around. Most of them are simply too common or generic for that. And understeer they tend to produce is less challenging to control, and less fun than oversteer common with rear-wheel drive. That's why front-wheel drive is mostly reserved for economy cars and typical run of the mill…

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10 Of The Best Mitsubishi Cars Ever Made

Mitsubishi isn't a car manufacturer that's atop everyone's lips these days, but they had their fair share of success over the years. They aren't really our first choice when it comes to SUVs, passenger, or sports cars alike, but they've built more than a few good ones in every single one of these segments. Furthermore,…

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10 Best Cheap Used Sports Cars

Affordable sports cars exist for one reason - to offer all of their splendor to those of us that usually can't afford luxury cars, supercars, or even top tier muscle cars. Japanese roadsters offer superb handling, quick revving and genuinely fun drive, but they aren't the only ones. Domestic cars can be affordable too, and…

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10 Classics Available for Less than $10,000

Once they were either above average or just about right priced cars, but today they're affordable classics and can each be purchased for under $10,000 USD. This means they still haven't depreciated as one would have thought they would 20, 30 or even 50 years ago when they were introduced to the market. With classic…

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10 of the Coolest Super Bowl Car Commercials From Recent Years

It's Super Bowl Sunday and you all know what that means. Apart from one, hopefully entertaining game and a half time show orchestrated by Lady Gaga (which should be one of the most interesting in recent years), we'll be given the opportunity to enjoy some "out of the ordinary" commercials. And, yes, many of them will…

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10 Examples Of a Replicar Being as Good as the Original

Although a lot of classic cars have been well preserved, 50 years old (or older) cars are still maintenance headaches. Expensive and often non existent parts, unfair insurance policies, and numerous limitations are only some of their issues. Luckily, there's always a solution. This time it's the replicar. While numerous copycats tend to draw a…

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10 Cars That Saved Their Companies From Bankruptcy

It's never easy when a car company hits the wall, but that tends to happen every once in a while. Whether it's the long-term bad business model or something as unpredictable as global recession, car manufacturers are under threat from bankruptcy more often than they'd like to be. It's these high pressure situations that showcase…

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10 Powerful and Affordable Station Wagons From the 60s

It's evident that crossovers have basically pushed the wagons to the brink of extinction but that doesn't mean people aren't interested in the good old station wagon anymore. It's practicality is beyond question, especially if all-wheel drive, foldable seats and modern gadgets get thrown into the equation. Moreover, wagons still offer uncompromising car-like driving dynamics that…

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10 Crazy Engines You’ve Probably Never Heard of (Video)

Not many currently produced automotive engines can be considered "out of the ordinary". While styles, configurations and builds have changed over the years, today we have mostly standardized powerplants in every sense. That doesn't mean non-automotive engines are also streamlined and conventional. Usually not restricted by the compact size of their hosts which cars certainly are,…

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10 Obscure V12 Engines With Sounds That’ll Rock Your Chair (Video)

There aren't that many engine configurations overall when we come to think of it, but nevertheless, V12 is arguably the most balanced engine of them all. Its 12 cylinders are lined up in two banks of 6 cylinders each, which gives it the perfect primary and secondary balance. Only differences between the engines are the V…

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10 of the Best Rebadged Cars Ever Produced

Rebadging, badge engineering, cloning, joint venturing, captive imports, platform sharing... Call it whatever you like, but car manufacturers have been borrowing from each other for quite some time now. Whether it's just badge swapping or something more substantial, rebadged cars have had a great impact on car markets over the years. Badge engineering likely first…

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10 Cars That Faked Their Horsepower Ratings

A car with the wrong horsepower rating isn't any different than candy with inaccurate calorie information. Well, maybe in theory, but not so much in practice. Mostly because a few additional horsepower often cost way, way more than a few extra (or a few less) calories. Carmakers have often reported lower power output figures than their…

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The 10 Most Dramatic Car Facelifts of the Past Few Years

It's no secret that car design plays an important role in vehicle's overall attractiveness. Beautiful cars usually end up receiving much more love than average ones, but that doesn't always have to be the case. This is one of the reasons many manufacturers schedule constant redesigns for their models. These car facelifts usually occur after…

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10 of the Rarest and Most Powerful Classic Muscle Car Convertibles

No matter how you look at it, convertibles have been, are, and always will be rarer than cars with tops. It doesn't matter whether it's the soft or the hardtop convertible, they are simply a selective company. The same goes for the classic muscle car convertibles. They too were rare, and some of them were rare…

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10 of the Most Awkward-Looking Production Supercars Ever Made

The world of supercars is usually all hunky-dory. At least when it comes to their looks. Most supercars are either outrageously beautiful, futuristic or menacing, or all of the above. As it is the case with pretty much everything, black sheep do exist even among supercars. As you can imagine, since supercars are such eyebrow raisers…

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10 Forgotten Chrysler-Mopars That Probably Deserved Better

Chrysler might be a part of the "Big Three", but they were always the smallest automaker in that triangle. Even today, when they're merged with Fiat and called Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, Ford and GM are still larger. This is one of the reasons Chrysler had to resort to creativity when competing against their arch rivals. Chrysler's flair…

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10 Potential Game-Changing 2017 Vehicles

Emission regulations have never been more strict then they are today, and that requires plenty of effort on car manufacturers' part. Not only they need to find a way to limit the CO2 emissions, but they might be forced to deal with an entirely new threat before long. Germany, for instance is planning on phasing out…

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10 Cars Driven By James Bond You Can Actually Afford Today

Don't let me mislead you. I said cars driven by James Bond, not the actual Bond cars (mostly). That's because there aren't many affordable Bond cars, plus not all of them have survived to see movie franchise's 50th anniversary. If you're into James Bond, you'll also remember that he had actually driven numerous other vehicles beside…

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10 Cars no one Expected From These Manufacturers

Most of the time car manufacturers are one way street. They understand their capabilities and obligations toward the market and buyers alike, so they rarely surprise us with something unlikely. In turn, we also know what to expect from them. Mid-size sedans will usually end up with a mid-cycle refresh after three model years and…

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10 of the Most Important Concept Cars of All Time

Concept cars give automakers the opportunity to go berserk and put into practice all kinds of crazy ideas. Just look at what Ford has done over the years. Or what Jeep has recently revealed. Anyway, most of the concept cars never end up seeing production, but some of them do. They are here to serve…

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10 Great Cars That Had the 5-Cylinder Engine

4-cylinder, straight-six, V6, V8, V10, V12, and even 3-cylinders are all more common than the 5-cylinder engines these days. It wasn't that long ago that 5-cylinders were much more common than today when they're basically on the margins of the automotive scene. They were first incorporated in 1974 by Mercedes-Benz, although Henry Ford experimented with…

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