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    Video: Here's the backstory on Gordon's Pepsi prank from Okulski himself
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    Last week, we all watched with enjoyment as Jalopnik editor Travis Okulski got epically pranked by a mustachioed Jeff Gordon. As we explained then, Gordon starred in a memorable "viral" ad for Pepsi, which saw the NASCAR champion disguise himself and take a car salesman on a wild test drive. It ...

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    Video: Subaru getting creative in these two very different WRX STI viral videos
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    Subaru is getting into viral videos with two new, radically different shorts to promote the 2015 WRX STI; both are pretty entertaining. They are certainly more interesting, from an enthusiast perspective, than the company's dog-oriented advertising campaign and sponsorship of the Puppy Bowl. The ...

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    Video: Watch the Muppets go for ice cream in a Toyota
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    Do Muppets drive? We're not sure it's necessarily a good idea, but it's been known to happen. Fozzy called his hibernating uncle's Studebaker a bear's "natural habitat," and Doctor Teeth wouldn't get the Electric Mayhem very far without his band's psychedelically painted school bus. But how about ...

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    Video: Russian driver attempts pull start with trolley, hilarity ensues
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    It's frustrating when your car won't start. It's doubly frustrating when it's due to a battery issue and triply troubling when you don't have a set of jumper cables handy. Provided you own a car with a manual transmission, though, push- or pull-starting is a last-ditch tactic for when you ...

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    Video: Watch these guys creatively cover No Diggity in a Honda Civic
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    People do some weird things in their cars. Take these two gentlemen and their Honda Civic. Rather than tune in to satellite radio or hook up an iPod, they've opted to create their own music. YouTube musician Flula (in the passenger seat) and his friend Chester perform a cover of Blackstreet's ...

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    Video: Give Nemo a mind of his own with Fish on Wheels [w/video]
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    Studio Dip is a design firm that specializes in products that make use of image recognition technology. Image recognition is pretty cool in practice, but pretty boring to read about online, generally speaking. Teaching fish how to drive, however... now that's the stuff on which this miracle we ...

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    ETC: Mercedes treads into fashion world with AMG burnout bags [w/video]
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    Fashion can be difficult to understand, especially for us literal-minded car enthusiasts, but Mercedes-Benz AMG is making things very simple with its new fashion line. Its new line of Burn Out Bags, along with German label Destroy vs. Beauty, are made by running over high-quality leather with ...

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    Report: Nissan will restore Craigslist Maxima, display at headquarters [w/video]
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    Nissan showed that it had a great sense of humor when it bought Luke Aker's beat-up 1996 Nissan Maxima GLE for $1,400 back in December based solely on the quality of his tongue-in-cheek sales video. Aker's Maxima had been thoroughly driven. It needed a strap to keep its hood closed, had front ...

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    Video: Howard Stern latest in Seinfeld's passenger seat for CiCGC
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    We'll be honest: the actual cars in Jerry Seinfeld's hit internet series, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee, typically take a back seat to the celebrities in the front row. Seinfeld usually throws in a few lines about his classic wheels in the first minute or so, and then moves on to the important ...

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    Video: See $1M-worth of Lamborghinis dangle high above New York
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    Lamborghinis certainly fly on the road, but for an event in New York City on January 30, they showed that they can hover, too. Lamborghini arranged to have a white 2014 Aventador Roadster and a Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo lifted by crane to the roof of a 12-story venue for the ...

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    Video: Conan releases extended cut of Chrysler's Super Bowl ad
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    Chrysler's latest Super Bowl ad follows in the footsteps of its classic Imported From Detroit spot starring rapper Eminem and Half-Time in America ad starring Clint Eastwood. Featuring Bob Dylan's gravely voice asking, "Is there anything more American... than America?" the spot has been somewhat ...

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    Video: James Franco and tiger tease Ford Super Bowl commercial
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    Ford has just released a teaser for its Super Bowl ad, and unlike just about every other automaker, it seems that the Blue Oval is going to make us wait until Sunday to see the full spot. The teaser is, um, strange. It stars James Franco, who believes he is Ron Riggle, the comedian, Fox NFL ...

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    Report: Top Gear is written for 9-year-olds
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    Shocking as it may seem, a television show that makes a habit of doing silly things like incinerating caravans, dropping pianos on Morris Marinas, converting a Ford Transit into a hovercraft and recruiting British Touring Car Championship drivers to race airport support vehicles isn't targeted at ...

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    Video: Tina Fey sits down with Seinfeld for new CiCGC
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    Recently Jerry Seinfeld went out for a videotaped cup of coffee with Jay Leno in a vintage Gmund Porsche. Switching coasts and cars, this time New York's own son returns to his city for a jaunt in a 1967 Volvo 1800S with fellow New Yorker Tina Fey for the latest episode of Comedians in Cars ...

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    Video: Watch a traffic stop turn into a marriage proposal
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    For many people being pulled over by the police is among the most stressful situations possible and would be one of the worst times for a marriage proposal. But that was exactly what Matt Van Vliet did to his girlfriend, Samantha Labo. In college, Labo and Van Vliet were arrested during a police ...

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    Video: Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Muppet ad is pure Mayhem
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    We previewed Toyota's upcoming Super Bowl ad nearly a week ago, but with the big game just around the corner, the Japanese brand has now dropped the minute-long spot which will air on Sunday. As we said in that original post, the commercial stars Terry Crews from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the Muppets ...

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    Video: Kia gives K900 Matrix spoof for Super Bowl commercial
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    Kia made a splash when it announced that Laurence Fishburne would revisit Morpheus, his bespectacled, blade-wielding badass character from the Matrix trilogy for a Super Bowl commercial. When we originally broke that story, we offered up a brief synopsis of the spot, produced by ...

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    Video: Dutch tank takes brake test to the extreme
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    We have all seen the team-building exercise where people fall backward and trust other team members to catch them. The Dutch military has its own version, where a Leopard tank barrels towards a group at full speed and everyone hopes it stops in time. It's like a your average brake test, but with ...

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    Video: Hyundai's second Super Bowl ad is a Nice piece of work
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    Yesterday, Hyundai unveiled its Dad's Sixth Sense Super Bowl ad, which showed off the 2015 Genesis Sedan and its auto emergency braking system. While a fine spot, it lacked the pizzaz we expect of a commercial for the big game. Hyundai's second half-minute commercial, however, is more of what we ...

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    Video: Rémi Gaillard drops in on car wash for new movie trailer
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    Rémi Gaillard, the Frenchman famous for his real-life Mario Kart videos, and most recently featured on these humble digital pages for portraying a living, breathing speed camera, is back with his latest video. The short clip below is evidently from an upcoming movie, and based on what ...

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