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Hilarious ad sells viewers on used 21-year-old Volvo wagon

Posted Oct 23rd 2014 8:00PM

Hilarious Ad Sells Viewers On A 21-Year-Old Volvo

Okay, while we've seen some strange yet effective car ads attract major attention over the years, including this beat-up Nissan Maxima and the hilarious couple selling an old Mercedes-Benz... But the funny classified ad for a used Volvo wagon is something you'll want to behold.

Art Director Castor unveiled his latest ad for
his very own used Volvo, and it's perfect car-ad satire that might make you consider
buying the 21-year-old car Swedish wagon - or at least leave you laughing.

Click to watch the video above and let us know if this ad actually works on you.

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News Source: via AOL On

Best and worst cars for tall drivers

Posted Oct 23rd 2014 1:00PM



There are several deciding factors when it comes to buying a new car, from price and fuel economy to insurance costs and reliability, but fitting comfortably into the driver's seat can make or break any deal. Before you buy, make sure the car fits your size.

Both short and tall drivers can have a tough time finding the right vehicle, as tall people could hit the roof and short people might not properly reach the clutch. Thankfully, we've compiled this list for all you tall folks out there based on seat comfort, driving position, access, legroom, and visibility. Oh, and not to worry 'shawtay,' as our list of best and worst cars for short drivers is coming out next week.

Click here to view the best and worst new cars for tall drivers.

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News Source: Automotive.com, Autoblog Canada / Respective Manufacturers

Image Credit: Toyota of Naperville

Just how durable is the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee?

Posted Oct 17th 2014 6:00PM

2014 Jeep Cherokee Durability Testing
The Jeep brand prides itself on building some of the toughest off-road capable vehicles in the business, but have you ever wondered just how they do it? Watch the video above, as Jeep puts over 6 million pre-production test kilometres on the all-new 2014 Cherokee before it hits showrooms... Including some brand new and pretty awesome durability tests performed at their Chelsea Proving Grounds (CPG) in Chelsea, Michigan.

We go behind the scenes of Jeep's torture test challenge which includes stair climbing maneuvers, a brand new Lateral Loads Track that put the Jeep Cherokee through countless numbers of twisting turns, and other new durability tests added to CPG's already rigorous durability testing for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Pretty cool huh?

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News Source: AutoMotoTV via AOL On

Ford's spooky car wash is hella funny Halloween prank

Posted Oct 17th 2014 1:00PM

Ford Terrifies 30 People in Car Wash

Nothing says happy Halloween quite like terrifying the crap out of some friends with an awesome yet frightening prank. That's exactly what the scary folks at Ford set out to do with their spooky car wash, enlisting thirty unsuspecting 'victims' who were told to get their "cars washed" before going to a (fake) test drive.

Best of all, they had no clue they
were about to be pranked -- and we're pretty sure the people shown in the video above will be washing their cars by hand in the future.

Click here to watch, share and laugh at Ford's spooky car wash prank... oh, and Happy Halloween!

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News Source: Ford via AOL On

Watch the best and worst car crash wipeout videos

Posted Oct 16th 2014 6:00PM

Motoring Wipeouts
When it comes to hurtling a speeding car around a track, professional race drivers sure make it look easy. But things don't always go as planned during a race and the crash video compilation above proves even pros can make mistakes.

When you're going flat out behind the wheel of any race car things can certainly go very right or very wrong in the blink of an eye. Click here to watch this action packed video featuring the best and worst car crash wipeouts caught on camera.

Drive safe out there and remember to leave this type of driving to the pros.

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Meet the master craftsmen behind the mighty Nissan GT-R in Japan

Posted Oct 16th 2014 1:00PM



There's no doubt the Nissan GT-R, affectionately called Godzilla is one of the most incredible Japanese performance cars ever built. If that didn't already make this car special enough, you have to watch the video below as we meet the Takumi (master craftsmen) responsible for building the legendary Nissan GT-R's incredible high-performance engine.

Click here to see how these JDM artisans handmake the twin turbo VR38 engines we love so much!

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News Source: Nissan via AOL On

World's most expensive and outrageous garages

Posted Oct 15th 2014 2:00PM



When it comes to buying rare and exotic supercars worth millions, you clearly need an equally jaw-dropping garage that's custom built to safely store and display your collection. Ranging from a single car mancave dwelling to stashing vehicles by the dozen, some of these amazing garage photos include secret entrances, hidden elevators, custom bars, workshops, party rooms, and enough cool gadgets, tools and electronics to make Bruce Wayne's Batcave look like no big deal.

From subtle and plain to dramatic and insane, we've handpicked some of the world's most expensive and outrageous garages (based on the vehicles and homes) for your viewing pleasure. Click here to see them all in our full photo gallery and let us know which one's your favoutite automotive mancave on our facebook page.

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New Tesla Model D gets unveiled with dual motors and AWD

Posted Oct 14th 2014 6:30PM

Tesla's New AWD Model D Features Dual Motors

Tesla frontman and often controversial CEO Elon Musk unveiled the new Tesla Model S P85D, an all-wheel-drive (AWD) version of the Model S that can go from zero to 60 mph in
just 3.2 seconds. Musk said the "D" stands for dual motor... CLICK HERE FOR MORE

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News Source: CNET via AOL On

Top 25 Strangest Car Crashes

Posted Oct 14th 2014 3:55PM


In the connected age of smartphones and social networking, today's drivers are able to instantly capture and share bizarre crash footage with the world. From insane videos to unbelievable photographs, we decided it was time to round up the strange, shocking and weird car crash images we've come across online.

With literally tons of crazy crash images to pick from, it sure wasn't easy. We took our time looking through hours of head-scratching "How'd they do that" kind of photos to compile this collection. If you think we left something memorable off our list that deserves to be added, just leave us a link in the comments section below and we'll be sure to check it out.

Click here to view our Top 25 Strangest Car Crash Photos.



News Source: Copyright Respective Users / VW Vortex / WreckedExotics.com
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