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VW sends off the Beetle with 'The Last Mile' short film tribute

The animated short is set to 'Let it Be' by The Beatles and features a few celebrity cameos

Camaro Z/28 and Mitsubishi Starion meet in this nostalgic vision of '87 Japan

The '80s is just far enough away now that it no longer seems like an era defined by Reagonomics and neon clothing. Filmmaker Matt Clark has embraced the look of the music videos of the decade in his new short film titled Orange Orchid, set in 1987 in Chiba and Yokohama, Japan. The video features some great sports coupes of the time and is set to the song I Know There's Something Going On from Abba-alum Frida (along with drumming and backup vocals from Phil Collins).

Is this the world's first flying car drive-in?

Once upon a time ice cream was delivered in trucks to happy buyers. Then the people drove to the ice cream shop with curbside service. But back in those wonder years, the dream was that one day we'd zip over to the soda fountain in flying cars.

Video: Porsche's 'Roots in Racing. Not posing.' spot says it all

Porsche 'Roots in Racing' spot – Click above to watch video after the jump

SEMA 2009: 1951 Henry J gasser is a 7-second blast from the past

1951 Kaiser Henry J - Click above for high-res image gallery

Vintage Tech: The Granddaddy of EFI

Every car on the road now has fuel injection. There was no real battle royale between electronic systems and mechanical, though both flavors saw plenty of development. Rochester's Ramjet system was effective and quite slick, contained in a special intake manifold. Bosch had K-Jetronic which was a mechanically metered system that later gained some feedback electronics, becoming the very first FI system to utilize an exhaust gas oxygen sensor for fine mixture control. Fuel injecti