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    Report: Racing innovator Andy Granatelli passes away at 90
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    Indy racing legend Andy Granatelli passed away on Sunday in Santa Barbara, CA, due to congestive heart failure. He was 90. Granatelli was famous for his innovation in American open-wheel racing, kicking off his Indy career with an entry in the 1946 race. His creative streak didn't really kick off ...

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    Report: Jaguar to confine turbine-powered C-X75 to track use? [w/poll]
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    We can appreciate a good track car as much as the next enthusiast, but we're beginning to bemoan their creation as a way out for automakers to charge wealthy customers obscene amounts of money for cars they're not even legally allowed to drive on the road. (As least, not in countries were ...

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    Man creates world's only turbine-powered Batmobile [w/video]
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    Having a real-life Batmobile in your driveway sounds like a fun idea. Upon closer inspection, however, it's not going to be that exciting. Most often, Batmobile replicas are powered by something like a junkyard-salvaged General Motors 350, featuring an interior reminiscent of a hastily cobbled ...

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    Video: 1963 Chrysler Turbine whirs into Jay Leno's Garage
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    Chances are you've probably heard about the Chrysler Turbine cars of the 1960s, but we're betting you don't know anywhere near as much as Jay Leno. The late night talk show host and car nut picked up his own Turbine, and it is featured in the latest installment of Jay Leno's Garage. The ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: Woodill Wildfire is a turbine-powered thing of beauty
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    1955 Woodill Wildfire at Barrett-Jackson – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Before stumbling upon this 1955 Woodill Wildfire here at the Barrett-Jackson festivities in Scottsdale, we weren't even aware that such a car existed. And this is one of the reasons why Barrett-Jackson is ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Turbine-powered 1982 Porsche 928 spits flames, takes names
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    1982 Porsche 928 with a Boeing T50 turbine engine – Click above for image gallery, watch video after the jump
    How often are you going to see the phrase "Flame Shooter" in an eBay Motors description? And of those instances, how often will the seller be referring to flames that emerge a ...

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    VIDEO: Jay Leno takes EcoJet out for a spin
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    Jay Leno's EcoJet - Click above to watch the video
    Now that Jay Leno's retired from his duties hosting The Tonight Show, he may find himself with a bit more time on his hands to devote to his many automotive passions. Jay occasionally leans towards the green end of the interesting vehicle ...

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    VIDEO: More turbine excellence -- this time, it's a Z car
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    Follow the jump for video of the 280Z TurbineThis video was uploaded to YouTube in 2006, so yes, we know it's old. Make a snide "SLOW NEWS DAY? THIS IS OLD!" comment at your own risk. As for us, we saw it for the first time Tuesday night as a "related video" on the Turbine Porsche 928 clip. Chances ...

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