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Mid-engine van plus Model T equals great off-road adventure

All Cars Go To Heaven 2 details the 819-mile off-road adventure of The Smoking Tire crew piloting a couple of beaters and two Fords built a century apart.

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Bisimoto's 911 and Honda Odyssey each pack 1,000 hp

For the latest episode of Tuned on Drive, Matt Farah stops by the Bisimoto workshop in Southern California to check out a '76 Porsche 911 and a Honda Odyssey minivan that each pack 1,000 horsepower.

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What does a million-mile car really tell us?

Big Numbers Don't Always Tell The Tale

Almost any car can get to the million-mile mark, but it takes a special group of people before and after to make it happen.

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BWM 135i with M3 V8 engine swap combines two things we miss the most

The high-revving E92 M3's V8 is good for many things. Putting one under the hood of a 135i, though, might just be the best thing you can do with the old S65 engine.

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Turbocharged Datsun 510 oozes old-school cool

Watch as Matt Farah takes a close look at a beautifully customized and highly tuned Datsun 510 Coupe, complete with a turbocharged heart and four times more horsepower than it originally offered.

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Drive inks 10-episode deal with NBC Sports Network

Today is a good day for Chris Harris, Mike Spinelli and Matt Farah, the hosts of the entertaining YouTube series Drive. The show has officially moved from the world of online video and become an actual, honest-to-goodness television show.

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Take a tour of Paul Walker's car collection

In October of last year, Matt Farah, host of The Smoking Tire, toured a seriously impressive car collection that included a number of Saleen Mustangs, some very rare German sports cars and a few gray-market Japanese imports. At the time, there was no mention of who this extensive and impressive collection of cars belonged to. Now, the video has been republished on CarBuzz with confirmation that this vast collection belonged to the late Paul Walker.

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Drive looks at a pair of STI-ified Subaru Impreza RS Coupes

Among tuners, the legions of Subaru fans are hard to top, displaying all the fanaticism of English soccer fans and a dedication to their vehicles that borders on obsessive. These are compliments, by the way. In the latest video from Drive, Matt Farah takes a look at a pair of very special Imprezas - early Impreza 2.5RS Coupes that have had some serious heart transplants.

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The Car Show pits Ferrari 308 vs. Toyota Camry, DeLorean vs. Toyota Sienna

Our favorite cars from when we were younger aren't always the exciting machines we expect them to be. Matt Farah and Dan Neil decided to explore this idea on a recent episode of The Car Show. Neil picked a Ferrari 308 GTS while Farah went with the gullwing-wearing DeLorean DMC-12. Both are sports cars from an older era, and serve as perfect examples of misplaced idolatry.

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Adam Carolla's The Car Show debuts July 13 on SPEED

The History Channel and Top Gear are about to get some competition from SPEED, as The Car Show is set to premiere on July 13th at 10pm. Over the course of its one-hour run time, Adam Carolla intends to talk about anything and everything automotive. He, along with Dan Neil, John Salley and Matt Farah, should give the U.S. Top Gear trio a run for their money.

Exclusive: Adam Carolla's The Car Show gets picked up by SPEED

We've been hearing about Adam Carolla's The Car Show for months, and we can now confirm that the show has been picked up by SPEED Channel. The folks at SPEED dropped us a line to let us know that the show has been picked up for 13 episodes, with an option for 13 more. The hour-long show, which is scheduled for a July premiere, will be hosted by Adam Carolla, super auto journalist Dan Neil, former NBA player John Salley and Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire. SPEED hasn't even released a press releas

Report: Adam Carolla, Dan Neil to host Speed Channel pilot

Top Gear USA just not doing it for you? Well, here's some potentially good news: Speed Channel has reportedly inked a deal with Mandt Bros. Productions to pilot a new automotive television series (currently untitled) hosted by Adam Carolla, Pulitzer-winning journalist Dan Neil, former NBA 'baller John Salley and Matt Farah from The Smoking Tire.

Video: The Smoking Tire drives Stasis' 710-hp Audi R8 Spyder

The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah spends some time with the 710 hp Stasis R8 – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: Teaser for new web drama Turn 9

Teaser reel for new web series Turn 9 - Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: The Smoking Tire wrings out the 620 hp VF Engineering BMW M3

The Smoking Tire gets to play with the VF Engineering toy box – Click above to watch video after the jump

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