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  • See 6 Minutes Of Classic American Muscle Seeking Drag Race Glory 18 Mar 2019 19:34 Motor1.com We feature quite a few drag racing clips from Wheels on YouTube. The video quality is great, and we’re never disappointed at the range of cars that show up for the action. Mission Raceway Park is where the racing takes place; it’s a sanctioned NHRA quarter …
  • Can you convert your old junker into an electric car? 18 Mar 2019 13:34 Fremont Tribune Dear EarthTalk: I saw a news item about overhauling classic old cars with electric engines, and wondering if this can be done with any old car, such as my 1999 Subaru Outback? If this is feasible, maybe I should reconsider my plan of trading up for a new …
  • Wave of people in Proserpine 17 Mar 2019 23:58 Daily Mercury PROSERPINE turned on its finest as 493 cruise ship passengers from the Viking Orion hit town on Friday. Main Street was abuzz with displays and activities for the visitors, who mainly hailed from North America. Businesses right along the major thoroughfare …
  • Whangamata readies for Repco Beach Hop 15 Mar 2019 18:34 Bay of Plenty Times New Zealand's number one nostalgia festival, celebrating the best of the 50s and 60s, is back. The Repco Beach Hop is held annually in Whangamata, attracting more than 100,000 people who travel from all over New Zealand and around the world for a five- …
  • Karma Automotive continues clawing back from the brink with three new cars 15 Mar 2019 00:54 Digital Trends Boutique automaker Karma Automotive claims to be looking toward the future, but right now it’s stuck in the past. The only car Karma sells is the Revero, which dates back to the company’s previous incarnation as Fisker Automotive. As part of its resurgence …
  • BMW E30 M3 Restomod Packs 390 HP With Classic Looks 14 Mar 2019 18:27 Motor1.com ANNOUNCING THE DELIVERY OF OUR FIRST CUSTOMER’S BMW E30 M3 | ENHANCED AND EVOLVED BY REDUX ·      Hand-built in the UK with a focus on performance upgrades and tasteful modifications using the highest quality components and inspired by BMW’s motorsport …
  • Wheels24.co.za | Porsche celebrates 50 years of the 917 14 Mar 2019 01:03 Wheels24 One of the strongest number sequences ever produced by Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year: the Porsche 917. The most famous racing car of all time made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 12 March 1969, and the Porsche …
  • Classic car industry fears Trump and Brexit roadblock 14 Mar 2019 00:15 BBC Image copyright Elliot Cuker Image caption Elliot Cuker has seen sales slow sharply For more than four decades Elliot Cuker has been selling classic cars from his garage in New York, but last year he hit a roadblock. "I have been in business for 42 …
  • Interview: David Brown, creator of the Speedback 13 Mar 2019 13:12 The Engineer Stuart Nathan talks to an automotive entrepreneur on a mission to combine the styles of the 1960s with the advantages of top-of-the-line cars with the Speedback From the outside, David Brown Automotive has little to mark it out from any other small …
  • Taking a Spin Through American Car Culture 12 Mar 2019 10:01 International Herald Tribune TOLEDO, Ohio — The American automobile and the Toledo Museum of Art were born only a few years apart. Now the museum is about to present a major show that examines the car’s impact on American life during the 20th century and beyond. “Life Is a Highway: …
  • EarthTalk: Making the old new 11 Mar 2019 17:22 Santa Monica Daily Press Dear EarthTalk: I saw a news item about overhauling classic old cars with electric engines, and wondering if this can be done with any old car, such as my 1999 Subaru Outback? If this is feasible, maybe I should reconsider my plan of trading up for a new …
  • Best concept cars at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 11 Mar 2019 16:24 Auto Express The 2019 Geneva Motor Show has provided us with a fresh batch of concept cars to gaze upon. This year’s class continues where last year’s left off, with a mixture of cute, curious and ultimately questionable metal on show, but with one central theme …
  • Porsche 917 Concept Celebrates The Race Car's 50th Birthday 11 Mar 2019 14:18 Motor1.com The most famous racing car of all time made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 12 March 1969, and the Porsche Museum is celebrating the landmark birthday with plans to restore the first 917 ever made to its original condition, as it was when first …
  • Tesla's decision to close all its stores and sell cars online only sounds crazy — but it might be brilliant (TSLA) 10 Mar 2019 15:07 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters Just over a week ago, Tesla announced the arrival of its long-awaited $35,000 Model 3 sedan — but also revealed that it would close nearly all its retail locations and move to online-only sales. The second part was greeted with …
  • Bruce Meyer's road to success from candle wax to classic cars 10 Mar 2019 03:12 Los Angeles Times Bruce Meyer was a long-haired hippie, just graduated from UC Berkeley, when he suggested that his family expand their Gearys gift boutique to include candles and a mail order business. That began a retail revolution that made Gearys one of the premiere …
  • Wild electric Pininfarina Battista beast 'quicker than an F1 car' 08 Mar 2019 05:45 Northern Advocate An electric luxury hypercar has been unveiled by Italy’s legendary Pininfarina, along with the promise that it's faster than today's F1 racers. Its creators say the Battista will be ‘the world’s first luxury electric hyper GT‘ and ‘the most …
  • Five Rare JDM Classic Toyotas Surface On Craigslist 07 Mar 2019 20:30 Motor1.com You can start your own collection of classic Toyota project cars from this one Craigslist advert! You can start your own collection of classic Toyota project cars from this one Craigslist advert! In the US, there has always been a love for classic muscle …
  • Celebrating the wild and weird cars of the Geneva motor show 07 Mar 2019 20:16 Geelong Advertiser Serenity is rare at motor shows. Thumping techno beats from exhibitors competing for attention ripple around the arena like cicadas in the night as presenters natter away to YouTube audiences great and small, car doors clack and folk gossip about the ever- …
  • Geneva Motor Show: The weird and wonderful 07 Mar 2019 00:20 BBC Europe's biggest car show of the year has thrown up its usual mix of the fast and furious - and strange. Image copyright Robert Hradil/Getty Images Most carmakers are investing heavily in everyday electric and autonomous vehicles, but Renault …
  • BMW warns it could shift production of classic British Mini to HOLLAND if there is a no-deal Brexit 05 Mar 2019 15:21 Charleston Daily Mail A no-deal Brexit would be 'terrible' for carmarkers, putting thousands of skilled UK jobs at risk and potentially leading to production of the classic British Mini moving to the Netherlands, industry leaders have warned. In a stark analysis of the …
  • The Pininfarina Battista: world’s first electric ‘hypercar’ unveiled at Geneva Motor Show 05 Mar 2019 15:17 euronews The world’s first guilt-free “hypercar” has been unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show. Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista is electric and has a top speed that exceeds 350 kph, making it one of the fastest road cars on the planet. The firm, …
  • Automobili Pininfarina Battista: world’s first electric ‘hypercar’ unveiled at Geneva Motor Show 05 Mar 2019 14:11 euronews The world’s first guilt-free “hypercar” has been unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show. Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista is electric and has a top speed of 350 kph, making it one of the fastest road cars on the planet. The firm, headquartered in …
  • Sparks flying: World’s first electric ‘hypercar’ unveiled in Geneva 05 Mar 2019 13:47 euronews The world’s first guilt-free “hypercar” has been unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show. Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista is electric and has a top speed of 350 kph, making it one of the fastest road cars on the planet. The firm, headquartered in …
  • Pininfarina unleashes the 200mph Battista - the world's first guilt-free hypercar 04 Mar 2019 19:56 Charleston Daily Mail An electric luxury hypercar costing £2million has been unveiled by Italy’s legendary Pininfarina, along with the promise that it's faster than today's F1 racers. Its creators say the Battista will be ‘the world’s first luxury electric hyper GT‘ and …
  • Five cars you can get for the price of a ... 03 Mar 2019 09:13 Calgary Herald Tesla recently – or perhaps more aptly, finally – dropped the price of its most affordable offering, the Model 3. Now listed at US$35,000, or $47,600 Canadian, the price CEO Elon Musk had touted at the car’s launch in 2016, the electric sedan will no doubt …