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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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Vaughn Gittin Jr. proves the 2015 Ford Mustang is all smoke, no joke!

Posted Oct 14th 2014 3:00PM



Pro drifter and self-confessed "hoonigan" Vaughn Gittin Jr. is certainly no stranger when it comes to the Ford Mustang and getting things sideways. As the 2014 Formula Drift season wrapped up at Irwindale this weekend, Vaughn Gittin Jr. (along with his trusty Monster-clad Mustang drift car) decided it was time to introduce the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang to the drifting world.

Click here to watch as the this Mustang showdown involves a glorious burnout and smoke galore, with every Formula Drift fan getting a little taste of what the new 'Stang has in store for next year.

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News Source: YouTube

How to cook your thanksgiving turkey... with a flame shooting Lamborghini?!

Posted Oct 10th 2014 9:00AM



As we prepare for long thanksgiving weekend here at Autoblog Canada, we couldn't help but share one of our personal favoutite turkey recipes that calls for a turkey, a pitchfork and a flame-shooting Lamborghini?!

Click here to watch, as supercar videographer Shmee150 fastens a turkey to a pitchfork (safety first folks) and goes on to see if this $500,000+ Lamborghini Aventador tuned by Oakley Design could "flash-cook" a turkey with its two-foot exhaust flames!

While the effectiveness of this "flame-roasted" cooking style is up for debate, as far as enthusiasts like us are concerned, it sure beats using a traditional oven or deep frier! For those of you wondering if it's possible to cook a turkey with a Lamborghini Aventador? The answer is quite likely no, but it sure is fun to watch. Happy thanksgiving!



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