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    Official: Volkswagen wants you to help design its new concept
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    Volkswagen wants a new concept car for a video game, and some of you are being invited to design one - we say "some of you" because the Volkswagen Design Contest is only open to students enrolled in design-related studies. If you can get over that hurdle, then you'll be glad to know that the ...

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    Video: Catch up with WoW-themed Azeroth Choppers, starring Paul Teutul, Jr.
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    Occasionally, we stumble across something on this crazy thing they call the Internet that just makes us stop, scratch our head and wonder whose bright idea it was. This is one such case. It's a tie-up between Paul Teutul, Jr., best known for his work on American Chopper and as one of the ...

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    Official: Classic metal may make new Forza 5 pack our favorite ever [w/video]
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    We're usually pretty enthused every time Turn 10 Studios unveils another of its monthly car packs for Forza Motorsport 5. It means we'll have an entirely new batch of vehicles to play with when the work day finally ends, whether that means we race, tune, style or simply crash them. This latest ...

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    Video: Driveclub coming to PS4 on October 7, celebrates with new trailer
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    Driveclub, a racing title for the Playstation 4, was first revealed last year with a fair amount of promise. Our own Seyth Miersma was intrigued, citing the game's competent physics, good looks and social features, during a short demo at the Electronics Entertainment Expo. Set for a position in ...

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    Video: Project CARS vs reality at Laguna Seca shows amazing potential
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    Project CARS is aiming to be the next great racing sim. Offering a mix of modern and classic cars on famous tracks, developer Slightly Mad Studios is trying to inject a fresh energy into the genre, and at the moment its game looks ready to take on Forza and Gran Turismo. The game is still about ...

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    Video: Mad Max game trailer debuts, real-life Magnum Opus car is built
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    We had our first taste of the upcoming Mad Max title for PS4 and Xbox One at E3 last year, and are happy to report that the dystopian driving title seems to be making good progress. To wit, the Avalanche Studios/Warner Brothers epic has just received a new trailer today, featuring the game's ...

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    Video: Grid Autosport trailer previews newest iteration of franchise
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    Gran Turismo 6 is the driving game for the last-generation of video game consoles. Forza Motorsport 5 is the game for the next-generation of consoles. Doesn't seem like there's much middle ground, does it? Don't tell that to the folks behind Grid Autosports, though. The sequel to Grid 2 has just ...

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    Video: R/C fans' film tribute to Fast and Furious franchise
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    Fans of the Fast and Furious series have about a year to wait before the seventh installment in the franchise hits theaters, but in the meantime, let this homage to the series made with radio-controlled cars whet your appetite. It might lack the actors, but it nails the automotive action. Vax ...

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    ETC: GT Academy returns, and why Gran Turismo 6 demands a pedal/wheel setup
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    The path to become a racing driver is a difficult one. It requires starting early, with karts, and then building up through the years and if you're really, really good (and really, really lucky), a team will notice you and sign you up. Or, you know, you could just become really good at Gran ...

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    Exclusive: We go behind the scenes at Turn 10 to see how Forza Motorsport 5 racetracks are made [w/video]
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    The digital model includes every element rendered in "sub-centimeter accuracy." Today the world of Forza Motorsport 5 gets a good deal richer, with Turn 10 Studios announcing the arrival of the famed road course at Long Beach to the game's roster. As was the case when the studio unveiled Road ...

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    Official: Toyota 86 gets PlayStation-based telemetry system in Japan [w/video]
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    Part of the fun in taking your sports car to the racetrack is going over your telemetry and seeing how you did from one corner to the next. We've seen a variety of these onboard systems at work – with the Performance Data Recorder on the Corvette Stingray emerging as one of the latest and ...

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    Report: Sony progressing on PS4 DriveClub, launch date upcoming
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    In the lead-up to the launch of the PlayStation 4, Sony touted the racing game DriveClub as one of the system's biggest offerings. However, it was subsequently delayed and still hasn't arrived. That meant that racing fans had to watch friends playing Forza 5 on the Xbox One, while Sony countered ...

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    Video: This 188-mph R/C car will blow your mind
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    A Jaguar F-Type R Coupe is capable of hitting 186 miles per hour. The new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is estimated to top out at 170, while the BMW M5 is electronically limited to 155 mph. All impressive figures, and all of them would lose in a top-speed race to this remote-controlled car. Called the ...

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    Confirmed: Disney and Pixar racing back to the big screen with Cars 3
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    It's official, folks. Well, sorta. Disney and Pixar are planning a third installment of the mega-successful Cars movie franchise. The news comes courtesy of Disney Company head Bob Iger, speaking at the company's shareholder's meeting last week, and via Twitter. According to a report from ...

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    'Drive' the new Lamborghini Huracán today
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    Unless you're a captain of industry, a professional athlete or some kind of thickly bankrolled celebrity, there's a pretty good chance that you're not going to be amongst the lucky first owners of the upcoming Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 supercar. We can commiserate, as just the though of ...

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    Report: Hail a free Crazy Taxi with your smartphone next year [w/video]
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    For a few years now, you've been able to play a ported version of Sega's hit Crazy Taxi on your smartphone. I did it, and to be honest, the mobile version just didn't hold me in the same sway as did the raucous cabbing game from the early 2000s. Maybe I just miss my Dreamcast. In any event, the ...

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    Video: Project CARS is looking better and better all the time
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    We last told you about the open-source racing game Project CARS at the end of December, calling it the Mona Lisa of racing games. That post, which included some beautiful screencaps as well as a video showing the game in action, presented a wide breadth of cars and tracks in stunning detail. Now, ...

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    Official: Xbox One Forza Motorsport 5 bundle coming on March 10
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    If you haven't taken the plunge into next-generation console racing yet, we can't recommend it highly enough. We were all but totally smitten when we got our first chance to play and review Forza Motorsport 5 this past fall, and still see the title as the crown jewel of the current lineup of Xbox ...

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    Official: Forza 5 gets Road America as free DLC, becomes fastest-selling racing game in Xbox history [w/video]
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    One of the primary knocks against Forza Motorsport 5 has been its rather weak roster of tracks. Not having the Nürburgring was bad enough, but FM5 was missing out on a lot of real-life tracks that featured in previous installments - Mugello, Infineon, Tsukuba and Suzuka, to name a few. Also ...

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    Chicago: Ford Mustang pinball machine has supple wrist, plays by sense of smell [w/video]
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    Ford didn't have anything major to show off at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, so it seems it instead opted to have some fun - it brought a row of pinball machines to the show. Yes, pinball machines. We originally told you about the Stern Pinball Ford Mustang machine a few days ago, and as day two ...

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