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The Most Depreciated Supercars Go Head-To-Head in a YouTube Series

Supercars are the things of dreams. Many people can only admire them from a distance because of their price points when new. However, not all of them are equal. Some are more reliable than others. Consequently, some of these dream machines depreciate more than others. To show how attainable a supercar can be, a show …
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Living Large in This Incredible School Bus Tiny Home RV

If you’ve ever thought of living off the grid or traveling the country in a motorhome, tiny house, camper or RV is the ideal lifestyle, this bus is the stuff of dreams. However, it’s not only aesthetically pleasing both interior and exterior. The bus also fully functions as a tiny home. You can live large …
Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, and James May attend a screening of 'The Grand Tour' season 3 car show.
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Filming Again: Top Gear, the Grand Tour, and CarTrek Car Show Developments

Many entertainment projects have been delayed as a consequence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, including a car show or three. It has taken some adjustment on the part of production teams to find ways to keep moving forward safely. For some movies or car shows, it is not just a matter of rescheduling delivery of …
Mercedes G550 4x4 Squared in action off-road
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If You Haven’t Watched 4WD 24/7 You’re Missing the Action

Perhaps you’re familiar with this off-road YouTube channel called “four-wheel-drive (4WD) Action.” Well, now it’s called 4WD 24/7 and if you haven’t watched you’re missing out. The channel features some of the most insane off-roading and overland challenges ever, and it’s set in Australia. Admittedly, my sons first showed me the channel. But once I …
An Audi RS3 in flames on a highway at night.
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Watch a Nitrous Huffing Audi Go Street Racing and Catch Fire

People like to modify their cars and then try them out or show them off. So, friends, or enemies, sometimes get together and go out to find empty stretches of road. Then they proceed to lay into the gas pedal. Some people even record it for Youtube. That brings us to this story. A gentleman …
A red Ferrari F40 painting by Chris Dunlop (Pinstripe Chris)
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Watch An Automotive Artist Create a Ferrari V12 Engine

It is a wonderful thing when your talent and your passion line up. Let me explain. There is an automotive artist out there that started by working on bodywork for cars. Then, to his skills, he added the art of airbrushing, Marker Cars, drawing, and pinstriping. His skills expanded each time and he loves what …
A flat tire on a car is seen on a wet pavement surface.
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Camera Viewpoint Inside Tire Shows Moment of Explosion

Smoking the tires in a burnout is fun, totally wasteful, and childish. But did I mention it was fun? It is also fun. The problem with burnouts is that they reduce the longevity of the tires. We have all seen the smoky burnouts at one time or another, and the resulting small chunks of tire …
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Ideal Media Categorizes Drivers By Car In This Hilarious Video

You don’t have to be a car enthusiast to know that the car you drive says a lot about you. While car owners usually come with stereotypes, some of them are based on a lot of real-life experiences many people have had. Ideal Media, a popular YouTube channel, put together this rather hilarious, and slightly …
A red Ferrari Testarossa at the Top Gear test track.
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Ferrari Testarossa Abandoned for 17 Years Starts and Is for Sale

Mention Ferrari or Lamborghini, and many people think of posters of exotic cars that once hung in their rooms. That is because exotic cars are always fascinating for their beautiful lines, or their quirkiness. One of the most iconic exotic cars of the 1980s is the Ferrari Testarossa. That Ferrari model’s design was, and is …
A blue Rolls-Royce Phantom sits in front of office building
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YouTube Celebrity’s Rolls-Royce Could Be a Steal at Auction

Rolls-Royce is a name that invokes prestige and performance. The lineage of the automaker reaches back to movers, shakers, and celebrities of days past. But, it is also a brand loved by celebrities today too! Tyler Hoover is a YouTube celebrity that owns one, and now, he’s getting rid of it at a no reserve …
A charcoal Tesla Model 3 electric car in a showroom
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Canadian Shop That Offers Tesla Horsepower Hack May Recieve Tesla’s Wrath

Manufacturers are very tight-lipped about trade secrets. Rightly so! They do not want the information to get out in the public that could be used to modify or eliminate different systems in their cars and thereby possibly endanger the occupants. Tesla is no different. But, what if somebody is not only smart enough to hack …
A red Lambo sits on display at an electronics show
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Why Are High-End Exotic Cars Ending Up in Dubai’s Salvage Yard?

Each year, millions of cars make their last trip, and it is to the salvage yard. So, salvage yards are great for finding replacement parts for those pesky little things that break. Need a replacement for a broken dash knob, torn seat, bent wheel, broken sun visor? A salvage yard will have just about everything one might need …
A yellow car is on a launchpad in preperation for space travel
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Mission: Launch Car Into Space Using Dynamite, What Could Go Wrong

Launching anything into space is an extremely intense operation. A company can not just build something and arbitrarily launch it in a direction. A lot of coordination with NASA and other global space agencies has to happen to ensure that any such undertaking does not interfere with anything already in orbit. But, if you are …
A white Model Y sits in a display
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Model Y Teardown Foam Failure

Tesla has taken a lot of heat for being unconventional. Regardless of what pundits say about the company’s approach to the automotive market, however, no one can argue that the company is a failure. Instead, Tesla has successfully marketed, introduced, produced, and sold new electric models after new electric models. It has also created legions of followers along the way. …
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YouTube Car Channels That Are Worth Watching

Whether you’re looking for car advice or are just looking to be entertained, YouTube is perhaps the best and most entertaining source to get what you need. However, be careful, as there are many channels that are simply not worth watching, but for every bad channel, there’s a good one. If you find yourself getting …
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Don’t Waste Time Watching These Car YouTube Channels

Believe it or not, us auto journalists spend as much time watching YouTube as you do, and possibly even more so. And while we spend hours clicking through different videos and checking out what other websites and fellow journalists are covering (for the sake of being supportive, of course), we always happen upon some channels …