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Jay Leno welcomes the "holy grail of sports cars," the Ferrari Enzo

Jay Leno once again welcomes noted Ferrari collector David Lee into his garage. This time Lee has brought along his 2003 Ferrari Enzo, which leaves both men pining for the world of high-horsepower naturally aspirated engines. A 6.0-liter V-12 engine will do that to you, especially when it can scream up to a 8,200 rpm redline and spin out 651 horsepower. The...

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Watch a Ferrari F40 LM make noise at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Just 1,311 Ferrari F40 examples were built between the years 1987 and 1992. Ferrari needed a successor to its monstrous 288 GTO, and this was that car. It turned out to be even more monstrous, and it was a car that adorned the bedroom walls of many young car fans in poster form. There's an even rarer version of the F40, and it bears the designation LM. The...

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The history of the Toyota Supra

The Toyota Supra is an iconic Japanese sports car with humble beginnings. Unlike Nissan, which took until 2009 to offer the really cool GT-Rs in the United States, the Supra was always a part of the U.S. market. In this video by Donut Media, we learn the history of the Toyota Supra. The Supra's roots are planted in the Toyota Celica. Toyota decided it...

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Travis Pastrana thought NASCAR was boring, learned it’s intricate

Travis Pastrana has been pretty damn good at nearly everything he tries. He's best known for being a pioneer of freestyle motocross and winning motorsports events on two wheels, but he's also quite skilled on four wheels. He has four Rally America championships to his name, the record time for a...

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This Rolls-Royce Phantom is Supra powered

Rolls-Royce released it's seventh-generation Phantom in 2003. In just five years, the automaker produced nearly 5,000 cars. The one above is most likely the only one you'll ever find that hides a Japanese secret. Some absolutely wonderful mad person in Tokyo has decided to came up with a unique...

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Could electric cars use manual transmissions?

There's concern among many enthusiasts that the manual transmission is on its way out. This coincides with the notion that electric cars are the future and internal combustion engines will continue to fall out of favor as electric car charging infrastructure and technology exits infancy. If there's...

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What is powder coating?

You've heard the term before, but do you really know what powder coating is all about? It's not simply an airgun spraying a powdery substance that magically turns into a bonded surface on your wheels. There's a whole lot of science going on, which means we need to turn to our favorite engineer...

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Someone paid $3,750 for a Mercedes-AMG S65 that once cost $200,000

Depreciation is the ninth wonder of the world. (Compound interest is the eighth, in case you're wondering.) When it comes to picking out some of the finest automobiles, their high asking prices may not always lead to sky-high residual values. In this case of this 2006 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, it sold...

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The advantages of the Mercedes-Benz 48-volt system

As fuel economy and emissions standards continue to tighten around the world, automakers continue to seek ways to make power while using less fuel. Mercedes-Benz, never one to let its engines rot on the vine, is taking the next step to do just that with a 48-volt system for a new 3.0-liter...

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