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    Video: Porsche 356 Outlaw is the other Continental
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    In Porsche parlance, 'outlaw' basically means 'hot rod,' and that definition can vary from person to person. For Jack Griffin and his 1955 Porsche 356 Continental, it means taking a great car to start with and reworking it to become a classic coupe that fits its driver perfectly. The latest video ...

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    Video: GM helping to reunite owner with Corvette stolen 33 years ago
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    Detroit resident George Talley has reason to celebrate after finding out that his classic Chevrolet Corvette is coming home 33 years after being stolen, and General Motors is helping get it back to him. Talley last saw his 1979 'Vette in July of 1981 when he had it parked on a Detroit street. ...

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    Video: Jay Leno is far beyond driven in his 1971 Pantera
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    Perhaps it's fitting that the band Pantera is known for its heavy metal music, because the DeTomaso Pantera is the automotive equivalent of a metal album. It's short, aggressive and makes a mean sound. It doesn't mess around either, with a Ford 351-cubic-inch (5.75-liter) V8 sending mountains of ...

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    Video: Xcar journeys back to the original Corvette Stingray
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    The history of the Corvette may go back to the first-generation model that debuted in 1953, but that six-cylinder rounded roadster bore little in common to the Vettes that followed. No, the real progenitor to the Corvette we know today was the C2 – a model which, without coincidence to ...

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    Auctions: McQueen's Porsche 917 from Le Mans races to the auction block
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    Steve McQueen may have been the headline actor of the motorsport cult classic film Le Mans, but we all know who the real star was. Or rather, what: the Porsche 917. More specifically, it was the Gulf-liveried #22 – not McQueen's #21 – that won the race, making it one of the most ...

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    Video: Jerry Seinfeld doesn't love Sarah Jessica Parker's new Country Squire in latest CiCGC
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    Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has finally returned for its fourth season of combining Jerry Seinfeld, a miscellaneous celebrity and a cup of java. But rather than fondly remembering some older piece of automotive machinery, this time around, Seinfeld is utterly unable to keep his hatred of ...

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    Video: Watch this lead sled go rallying in Finland
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    Custom cars generally fit into neat little boxes in terms of how they are used. For example, you're unlikely to see a modded Corvette going rock crawling; it's just not what it's made for (though we bet it'd look awesome, at least for a minute). In the same way, chopped, channeled and customized ...

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    Video: Turn up your speakers for this Shelby-powered Sunbeam Tiger and friends
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    Most of us are never going to be like Jay Leno and drive a new car every day. However, it's possibly affordable to collect a handful of vintage rides, especially if you look a touch off the beaten path. In recent video, Petrolicious highlights Hans Abrahams, who is doing just that. He has three ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1976 GMC Motorhome is a jolly green giant
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    If you have a need to relive the 1970s, then here is the vehicle for you. This groovy blast from the past is a 1976 GMC Motorhome currently for auction in Florida on eBay Motors, and it is one green machine – just not in the modern sense. The seller claims that this beast has had just two ...

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    Video: Leno drives Henry Ford II's all-original '52 Ferrari 212 Barchetta
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    The story of the relationship between Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari is absolutely fascinating. The two great men of the auto industry had what appeared to be a burgeoning friendship until Ferrari pulled out of a deal to sell his company to Ford in the '60s. The latest car featured in Jay Leno's ...

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    Featured: Small-town Ohio, NASA and the American RV [w/videos]
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    What is it about Jackson Center that has kept Airstream here for more than 60 years? There is no hotel in Jackson Center, OH. Leave your smartphone on for too long, and the battery will die searching for a cell signal. And if you're driving through on State Route 274, make sure to drop your ...

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    Featured: The history and future of the Ford Bronco
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    Some have suggested that the Bronco's demise was hastened by the fallout from the O.J. trial. Twenty years ago today, ex-NFL linebacker Al "A.C." Cowlings drove his friend and onetime running back Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson on a parade lap of the Los Angeles highway system and onto an ...

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    Official: Porsche Classic launching branded motor oil for air-cooled boxer engines
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    It's hard not to love the look of a classic Porsche. Whether it's the upside-down bathtub styling of the 356 or the gradual evolution of the 911, there is a little beauty in all of them. However, the older they get, the more that needs repaired to keep them on the road. Porsche Classic is helping ...

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    Auctions: '71 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible sells for $3.5M [w/video]
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    We're plenty used to seeing classic cars selling for millions of dollars. It's just that they're usually European: Ferraris, Bugattis, Mercedes and the like. There are some rare American exceptions, usually wearing the names Duesenberg or Shelby. But what we have here is the most expensive ...

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    Auctions: Exceptionally rare '65 Ford GT40 Roadster prototype up for auction
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    Think of mid-engined supercars and your mind is bound to gravitate towards Europe, but the United States has been known to make a handful from time to time – exceptional vehicles from the likes of Vector, SSC, Mosler, Hennessey, and Saleen. But long before any of those came around, Ford ...

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    Video: Leno chooses his top 10 Mustangs
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    He may be a few months late to the party, but in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, Jay Leno has delivered a short video in which he runs down which of the Blue Oval's pony cars from the past 50 years are his favorites. The list is pretty darn similar to our own, with some ...

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    Auctions: 1911 Mercer Type 35R expected to fetch $3M in Monterey
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    The history books are filled with defunct American automakers, from Duesenberg and Studebaker to Plymouth and Pontiac. But few of them are as missed by vintage automobile enthusiasts as Mercer. The company only operated between 1909 and 1925, but in that short span of time it produced one of the ...

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    ETC: Check out these strapping classic car-upholstery accessories
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    Cars and rock and roll have gone together since the early days. Whether it's Hot Rod Lincoln, G.T.O or a bunch of songs by The Beach Boys, auto enthusiasts were instrumental to the history of the genre. Photography has played a huge role in our hobby as well. Think of the number of cars you know ...

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    Video: Porsche looks back on very first 911 Turbo
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    Porsche has really hit on a winning formula with its series of videos going inside its vault. So far, we've seen the V8 911 prototype, mid-engine test mule and aerodynamic prototype. The company is sticking with the 911 theme in the latest entry, but this time it's an actual production car ...

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    Video: Cosworth double-feature is XCar's a drool-worthy look back
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    While American fans of Ford performance cars in the '80s and early '90s were loving the 5.0 Mustang, Taurus SHO and, for those who wanted to be a little different, the Merkur XR4Ti, British fans of the Blue Oval were getting their own unique take on speed. The Sierra RS Cosworth (which was ...

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