Vehicle series XCAR reviews the return of Toyota's Supra. The vintage model is making its way back onto the racetrack after years of being discontinued. As the story goes, The Supra was originally modeled after the Celica back in 1978 then it made its own emergence into the automotive scene officially in 1986.
For readers unfamiliar with the former Soviet
Union (Russia) and its use of vehicle dashboard cameras, allow us to introduce you. As it goes,
insurance and car accident scams are very prevalent in the country. Enough so
that most, if not all, drivers usually travel with dash cams on board to record
any mishaps. Now while the cameras may be infamous for capturing bad road
behavior, a new compilation of videos captures the
amazingly positive side of drivers and concerned citizens. Watch how random acts of kindness by motorists help deliver pedestrians and other drivers from potentially dangerous situations. Be warned, this one will
tug at your heart, maybe draw some tears.
Now usually we don't go gaga over testosterone-filled antics, but the following stunt for Audi's 2013 RS 4 Avant just made us drool. Check out what happens when they hook up a couple of high-powered paintball guns to two dueling cars driven by some closed course professionals. Now if this isn't one of the most off-the-wall promotional stunts for a luxury car, we don't know what is!
The classic car folks over at Petrolicious recently shot an episode with vintage buff, Ivan Jaramillo. He's the proud owner of two very unique vintage Nissan Skylines. Aside from being gorgeously shot on a cloudy San Francisco day, the interview sheds light on some of the mechanical features of the cars that Jaramillo really holds close to his heart. Real passionate stuff!
Fashion designer Jeremy Scott, usually known for this radical collaborations with Adidas, has teamed up with Mercedes-Benz and The Smart Car to create Smart For Jeremy. The avant-garde and playful creative added his touch throughout the entire vehicle. Although the colorway is limited to white and chrome, it works well to balance out the car's more outlandish features, like the "wings" and split steering wheel. No word yet on its price and availability.
MTV2 presents the second season of the newly revamped Dub Magazine Project. This time the keys get handed over to hosts MGK and Tyga for an adrenaline-filled glimpse into the celebrity world of customized rides and lifestyles. The upcoming season is set to feature the likes of Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Mac Miller, Big Boi, Travis Pastrana, Kreayshawn and Gucci Mane, and more!
Tune in on Sunday, October 28th at 1pm ET/PT to catch the premiere episode.
Land Rover fans can begin to salivate as the all-new 2013 LR2 has been officially unveiled. The hood houses a 240 hp, 2.0 liter, turbo-charged four-cylinder engine while the interior features voice control operation, touchscreen, navigational system, Meridian surround sound, a rearview camera and Hitch Assist. Base price starts at $37,250 USD.
EA's killer car franchise returns for another year of action and adrenaline via Need For Speed: Most Wanted, their latest installment. Aside from the unbelievable physics and mayhem fans have come to expect, this year's platform has been designed with social competition in mind. Everything is up for grabs in terms of reputation. Players and friends can meet online for bragging rights to anything: races, jumps, speed, you name it! North American release is scheduled for October 30th (European release on November 1st). Fans and car junkies can enjoy the trailer until then!
Freestyle skateboarder, Kilian Martin, is the focus of Mercedes-Benz's new creative campaign. The following film, Altered Route, showcases the Spanish ripper engaging his artform in a desert-themed abandoned amusement park. Shot by filmmaker, Brett Novak, the short easily becomes a visual treat for both skate and film fans alike. Enjoy the slo-mo and hi-def!
Before the 2012 New York International Auto Show officially kicks off this weekend República received an exclusive invite to preview the 2013 Ford Fusion--a fresh improvement on the motor company's best-selling midsize car. Some of the highlights include it being the first non-hybrid mid sedan available with Auto Start-Stop (engine efficiency), intuitive road-reading technology for better driving, a newly redesigned face and grill and a V6 engine with fuel efficiency of 22 MPG in the city and 33MPG on the highway. Fans and drivers can check out more of the Fusion story here and stay tuned for footage of our exclusive coverage of the event on the way!
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