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Why can some engines rev to 9,000 rpm?

You blip the throttle and your engine revs rise. It's a fun game that can put a smile on your face as you wait for a red light to change to green. It doesn't matter if it's a lumbering diesel in a pickup or a muscular V-8 in a pony car, you're likely to crack a smile when you tap that throttle. In some cars, you might just find a maniacal Joker-esque smile...

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Aspark Owl electric supercar does 0-60 in under 2 seconds

There's a new electric supercar brewing in Japan, and during testing one of the prototypes managed to accelerate from 0-62 mph in 1.92 seconds. The car is the Aspark Owl, which was rolled out in concept form during the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, and importantly it's performance gives credence to the claims that electric performance cars will be delivering...

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2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ spy video

Lamborghini has been caught testing a more hardcore version of its Aventador. And thanks to a photo of the car's digital instrument cluster, snapped by the folks at Salento V12, we know the car will be called the Aventador SVJ, an abbreviation for Super Veloce Jota. Lamborghini diehards will recognize the name from the Miura SVJ of the 1970s, an extremely...

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This Ferrari F40 coffee table will set you back $20,000

The world of high-end furniture is filled with eye-popping pieces paired with eye-watering price tags. Accessories can fall into this spectrum of attraction partnered with repellant price points. That's where Discommon comes in, a brand bringing items to market like a $3,000 Flask, $1,200 straight razor, and a $450 keychain. Now Discommon has something that...

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2019 BMW X4, 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63, Ares Mulsanne coupe: This Week’s Top Photos

BMW this week unveiled a redesigned X4, which the automaker is introducing for 2019. The quick replacement rate—the outgoing model was only introduced for 2015—is due to the X3, from which the X4 is derived, having just been redesigned itself for 2018. Prototypes for the next-generation, mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted again. The...

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East Coast Defender rolls out Heritage Collection

East Coast Defender might be based in Florida, but the Land Rover modifier looks back on the brand's British history with its new Heritage Collection. The custom Defenders incorporate classic elements from the past with a few modern touches and the images shown so far certainly drip with English charm. Both D90 and D110 models will feature a rebuilt Rover...

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The mini bike from "Dumb and Dumber" is up for sale

In the world of cinema, there exists a comedy that remains a masterpiece of its genre. We refer, of course, to the glorious film "Dumb and Dumber." Starring alongside Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, one of the unsung heroes of this film is... a mini bike. It's this bike that brings Lloyd and Harry to Aspen, Colorado, to reunite Mary Swanson with her briefcase...

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East Coast Defender rolls out Heritage Collection

East Coast Defender might be based in Florida, but the Land Rover modifier looks back on the brand's British history with its new Heritage Collection. The custom Defenders incorporate classic elements from the past with a few modern touches and the images shown so far certainly drip with English charm. Both D90 and D110 models will feature a rebuilt Rover...

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