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    A project car on a blogging budget: Autoblog Project Edsel

    The recreational car show season is about two-thirds of the way done for 2007, at least here in New England. There will be good cruise days sprinkled in until about Halloween, but as the summer winds down, so does the practice of four-wheeled gatherings. Every year as I stroll past rows of shiny ...

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    Small changes for big Range Rover in 2008

    Click on the image above to view our high-resolution image gallery. It's had a lot of challengers, and to stay at the top, Land Rover has been rolling out consistent updates to its flagship Range Rover model. Last year it was the upgraded engines: the 305-hp 4.4-liter V8 and the supercharged 400-hp ...

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    The Serpent F180: possibly the coolest scale model car ever

    The Serpent F180 is the kind of car we could spend a lot of time with. A 1/8-scale replica of a formula racer, it has all-round independent double-wishbone push-rod-activated suspension, self-bleeding shocks, rear diff, 4-wheel disc brakes, a lay down engine with pushbutton starter, and a ...

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    Model street unveiled, goal to limit crashes

    "Accidents happen." It's the oft-quoted mantra of anyone who spends time behind the wheel. Sooner or later, you'll witness or partake in a vehicular mishap. The Japan Automobile Research Institute aims to take a less stoic attitude about accidents and have set up a model street to evaluate accident ...

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    Shanghai Motor Show: Girls of Shanghai Gallery

    click above image to view more model pics from the 2007 Shanghai Auto Show var digg_url = ''; Whether it's the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, or the Shanghai Motor ...

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    Buy a Ferrari F1 car . . . kind of

    You're a hobbyist with a lot of space in the living room, a yen for Formula 1 models, and $24,000 to spend on your next hand-assembled project. For you, Drinkstuff has come to the rescue with a full-scale, handmade, carbon fiber model of a Ferrari F1 challenger that will make you the talk of, well, ...

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    Volvo obsessive? Try to outdo this miniature recreation

    This is the garage all us Volvophiles wish we had. Master model builder Dirk Patschowski constructed this incredible scene for Revell to display at the Techno Classica show in Essen. I built models as a kid, and quickly progressed to adding more authentic detailing than the instructions suggested, ...

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    SPY SHOTS: Alfa 149 prototype

    Fans of Italian cars have been eagerly anticipating the replacement of the Alfa Romeo 147, currently the company's entry-level model. Alfa's working on a new "junior" model to slot below it in the line-up while it prepares a genuine replacement, expected to carry the 149 nameplate. The current ...

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    More Prius body styles on the way

    Toyota is planning on expanding the Prius range with several new body styles based on the trendy hybrid sedan. Currently, the company is considering adding a wagon and a Smart-style city-car, with the possibility of a crossover hybrid utility vehicle in the future. The additional models will form ...

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    Rolls Royce announces new model from Paris

    Rolls-Royce (literally the "Rolls-Royce" of automobiles) revealed in Paris that they've started working on their long-awaited "baby Rolls-Royce", which it projects will be ready within four years from now. Saying "baby Rolls-Royce" is relative when it'll still cost as much as a small house, but ...


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