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The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

Driving a car should be confidence inspiring: surrounded by walls of steel, you’re in your own personal fortress, right? Except when those walls of steel are more like sheets of tinfoil, and the slightest impact gets you nice and intimate with the back end of your engine. I'm looking at some of...

10 Most Incredible Monster Trucks on Earth

10 Most Incredible Monster Trucks on Earth

The crazy world of monster trucks – those strange vehicles featuring large wheels and suspensions placed underneath traditional pick-up bodies - is sometimes referred to as a mechanized version of professional wrestling. Certainly the two forms of all-American entertainment inspire larger-than-life...

The 4 Most Reliable Cars of All Time

The 4 Most Reliable Cars of All Time

Over the years, there are certain cars that have stood the test of time for reliability with owners. They are driven well beyond the usual 100,000 mile marker and have a strong resale value with buyers. These vehicles are some of the best on the market, keeping their strong reputation as the years...

5 Most Dangerous Cars in History

5 Most Dangerous Cars in History

Thank goodness for safety rules and requirements. Over the years, we’ve had some doozies of vehicles on the road that should never have been. Owning one of these cars would probably send your car insurance deductible sky high. It’s hard to imagine driving something so unsafe! Photo Source: jns001...

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10 Great Car Quotes

People in the auto industry have a certain attitude that we love. Rugged straight talk. Realistic. No BS. Matter of fact. Here are ten great quotes from car people: 1. To finish first, you must first finish. – Rick Mears 2. Nobody remembers the guy who finished second but the guy who...

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What Are the 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars of the Last 24 Years?

According to combined city / highway mileage estimates provided by the EPA, the ten most fuel efficient cars since 1986 are:1) 2000 Honda Insight, 53 MPG2) 2010 Toyota Prius, 50 MPG3) 1986 Chevy Sprint ER, 48 MPG4) 1990-94 Geo Metro XFI, 47 MPG5) 1986-87 Honda Civic HF Coupe, 46 MPG6) 1994-95 Honda...

7 Sexy Muscle Cars That Make "Green" Seem Lame

7 Sexy Muscle Cars That Make "Green" Seem Lame

Everyone is in love with green cars, but what about the muscle out there?

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How Much Does It Cost to Buy and Maintain a Bugatti Veyron?

Let's say you've hit the mega-million lottery, and you're ready to buy your all time dream car, the Bugatti Veyron. Before you write that check for $1.5 to $2 million dollars, there are some ownership costs you need to know about: - A routine annual service costs roughly $20,000.00, more if they...

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What Is a Cow Catcher?

A cow catcher is not a person but a device. It is a contraption attached to the train’s front side. The cow catcher’s function is to clear any obstacles that may litter the train track. The cow catcher was invented in 1838 by Charles Babbage, a British engineer. The cow catcher is still in use...

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What Are the 10 Highest Ranked Car Manufacturers in Initial Quality?

According to J.D. Power and Associates, the 10 automakers who ranked highest in initial quality are listed below, along with the number of defects reported per 100 vehicles:1) Porsche (83)2) Acura (86)3) Mercedes Benz (87)4) Lexus (88)5) Ford (93)6) Honda (95)7) Hyundai (102)8) Lincoln (106)9)...