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10 Self-Driving Cars of the Not-So-Distant Future

Posted in Cool Stuff, General, Lists, Top of the Heap by Gerri | April 2nd, 2015 | Leave a Reply |

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Over the last year, self-driving cars have moved from a distant dream to a beckoning reality. Though self-driving tech will be phased in incrementally, this year promises the first wave of automation, with a quarter of global auto sales expected to incorporate self-driving tech by the 2020’s. On the legislative side, four states and the District of Columbia allow self-driving car testing, and the undeclared legal status of self-driving cars in the remaining 46 states seems to hint at the fact that “it’s legal until it’s illegal.” Check out 10 self-driving cars in the works or already on the roads today!

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The 10 Most Profitable Car Companies of 2014

Posted in General, Lists, Top of the Heap by Gerri | March 7th, 2015 | Leave a Reply |

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As providers of big ticket items, the health of the auto industry is largely a predictor of the health of the economy as a whole. In the US, 2014 was the second year in a row in which it finally looked like we were out of the recession. Confidence seemed to be high, with U.S. auto inventory stockpiles at their highest levels since 2006, and the industry seems to have successfully adapted past the unfortunate bailouts of a decade before. Cars made today are the most durable they’ve been in over a decade, with an average age of light vehicles improving to 11.4 years in the US. Both American and Chinese auto markets expanded, leading to massive profits for many auto companies. Let’s take a look at the ten most profitable last year.

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10 Things You Could Make Out of A Car On A Desert Island

Posted in Cool Stuff, Featured, Pop Culture by Gerri | December 3rd, 2014 | Leave a Reply |

(Or wherever else you might be stranded)

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Let’s suspend our disbelief for a bit about how exactly you end up on a desert island with a car. This is more an exercise in appreciating the mechanical intricacies of our rides. And if you could fashion these things out of your car on a desert island, you could definitely build the following things using your car in other (less isolated) settings. Let’s check out 10 things you can build with your car on a desert island.

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10 Awesomely Futuristic Trucks that Look like Real-Life Transformers

Posted in Cool Stuff, General, Lists, Pop Culture by Gerri | November 25th, 2014 | Leave a Reply |

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Traditionally, you might be forgiven for picturing semi-trailer trucks as square-shaped, fuel-guzzling road hogs with Godzilla-sized carbon footprints – expressing little or no regard for the environment. However, thanks to some truly outside-the-box thinking, the following incredible prototypes debunk that stereotype, switching outdated automotive designs for aerodynamic tractors, cutting-edge technological innovations and eco-friendly hybrid advances. Read on for ten real-life futuristic trucks that look like Transformers.
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Ten Vehicles We’ve Been Waiting a Century For

Posted in Cool Stuff, Pictures, Travel by Gerri | October 1st, 2014 | Leave a Reply |

Here’s a gem we should have never forgotten. In the year 1900, Jean-Marc Côté and a collection of other French artists created a series of postcards for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. The subject of the postcards: France in the year 2000. The idea caught on and Russian and German prints were released in the years that followed. The result, a number of incredibly awesome new modes of transportation. The world would be so much cooler if this is how we got around.

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Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Season 3 Trailer

Posted in Celebrity Cars, General, Top of the Heap, Videos by MrAngry | December 24th, 2013 | Leave a Reply |

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Well, Jerry’s back, and this time he’s got Howard Stern, Tina Fey, Patton Oswald, Louis C.K. and a bunch of other funny people all riding around in cool stuff.

This is the trailer for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Season 3, so check it out after the jump.

Source: ComediansinCarsGettingCoffee.com

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Acura – Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Commercial

Posted in Acura, Best of, Celebrity Cars, Funny, Funny Videos, General, Top of the Heap, Videos by MrAngry | December 20th, 2013 | Leave a Reply |

Seinfeld

It seems that Jerry Seinfeld feels that car ads these days are less then stellar. In fact ever since he’s been doing “Comedian’s in Cars Getting Coffee”, he’s become very opinionated on the matter. You see, Seinfeld wants to interject a bit of levity into car ads, something that the manufacturers may not appreciate. Personally, I think the man is dead to rights with his thinking. After all, cars should be fun right? So why not project a little when you’re trying to sell them.

Source: Acura.com

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1986 Lamborghini Countach – Jay Leno’s Garage

Posted in Best of, Celebrity Cars, General, Lamborghini, Top of the Heap, Videos by MrAngry | November 23rd, 2013 | Leave a Reply |

Lamborghini Countach

One of the best parts about Jay Leno being a car guy is that he truly does do the hobby proud. He doesn’t discriminate against brands, loves both old and new technology and drives the crap out of everything he owns every chance he gets. This is an older episode where Jay is kind enough to treat us all to a ride in his 1986 Lamborghini Countach, a car that adolescent boys still dream about.

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Ken Box Crazy Cart Gymkhana = EPIC

Posted in Cool Stuff, Drifting, General, Top of the Heap, Toys, Videos by MrAngry | October 29th, 2013 | Leave a Reply |

Razor Crazy Cart

The new Razor Crazy Cart is probably one of the best toys to hit the market in the last 20 years. It’s obscenely fun for both kids and adults, and has the ability to make even the most hardened of individuals crack a smile and have fun. The guys at Razor also happen to be huge fans of Ken Block, and as such have created this tribute video to him and all of his gymkhana awesomeness! Check it out after the jump.

Source: CrazyKartTV

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LEGO Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Posted in Best of, Cool Stuff, General, Tips, Top of the Heap, Videos by MrAngry | October 27th, 2013 | Leave a Reply |

Lego Mustang

Go into any toy store and the odds of you finding LEGO play sets are pretty damn good. These little blocks have been around since 1932 and in that time they’ve helped expand the imaginations of both children and adults alike. Some people stick solely to the kits, however there are those who not only think outside the box, but blow the lid wide-f*ckin-open! Youtube user Sheepo’s Garage is one such person. He recently completed a LEGO Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 with an attention to detail that is simply astonishing. Check it out after the jump.

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