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Pair of Restored Shelby Unicorns Make Debut at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

Pair of Restored Shelby Unicorns Make Debut at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

Two highly sought-after Shelby GT500’s unveiled along with their modern counterparts. Once lost, but now restored to their original beauty, two monumental Shelby Mustangs – “Green Hornet” and “Little Red” – have now been revealed to the public. Craig Jackson, CEO of Barrett-Jackson, revealed both cars on Thursday at the Barret-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. The fully...

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James Hetfield’s Cars and Memorabilia Coming to the Petersen Automotive Museum

James Hetfield’s Cars and Memorabilia Coming to the Petersen Automotive Museum

On February 1, 2020, “Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection” opens to the public, showcasing cars, guitars and memorabilia from the rocker’s collection. James Hetfield is best known for being the front man of Metallica, and regularly transforms guitar strings into lengths of molten wire with his thrash-metal shredding skills. What might be lesser known though, is...

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2019 Automotive Sales Numbers

2019 Automotive Sales Numbers

We gathered up sales numbers from multiple manufacturers in 2019, and while some impressed (Genesis!), some disappointed. Audi 2019 YTD Total 224,111 2018 YTD Total 223,323 0.4% increase BMW 2019 YTD Total 324,826 2018 YTD Total 311,014 4.4% increase Fiat Chrysler 2019 YTD Total 2,203,663 2018 YTD Total 2,235,204 -0.1% decrease Genesis 2019 YTD Total...

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2021 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe Announced

2021 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe Announced

Bigger, faster, smarter, and safer, the new Suburban and Tahoe show improvements across the board. Fresh off the heels of earning the first Hollywood Boulevard Star of Excellence by a vehicle, the new Suburban and Tahoe seem to embrace their new celebrity status. I don’t think Hollywood will look elsewhere for the go-to SUV for...

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Jeep Renegade Secures Top Safety Pick Rating

Jeep Renegade Secures Top Safety Pick Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2020 Jeep Renegade a Top Safety Pick rating. The 2020 Jeep Renegade boasts more than 70 available safety and security features, and recorded the highest possible crashworthiness grade in five additional tests. Jim Morrison, the Head of Jeep Brand – FCA North America says, “…...

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McLaren 620R: Road-Legal GT4 Racecar

McLaren 620R: Road-Legal GT4 Racecar

Considering a true dual-threat driving machine? Something that can apex corners on both track and street? Introducing the McLaren 620R. Due to the success of the 570S GT4 racecar, McLaren has decided to homologate their motorsport monster into the road legal 620R. If you’re lucky enough to get one of the 350 cars being built,...

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Chevrolet Suburban Receives Hollywood Star

Chevrolet Suburban Receives Hollywood Star

Yes, the Chevrolet Suburban is now a proud resident along Hollywood Boulevard, proudly boasting a coveted Star. This makes it more famous than the starless Taylor Swift, right? With all due respect, the Suburban does have quite a staggering resume concerning film. Since 1952, the Suburban has appeared in over 1,750 movies and television series,...

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The New Jaguar F-Type: Welcome to the Glare Zone

The New Jaguar F-Type: Welcome to the Glare Zone

Want a car where you can smirk at the looks of terror on the surrounding pedestrians? Be a villain. Buy the new Jaguar F-Type. Jaguar has announced a new fearsome facelift for their sportiest model, the F-Type.  Most notably, are those headlights. My, how far we’ve come from the days of the cheerful Beetle headlights....

 

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