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Could Harley Davidson’s New Motorcycles Signal the Brand’s Rebirth?

Harley-Davidson is in trouble. Sales have tanked and recent tariffs have put the century-old company on the precipice of financial ruin. However, there is a possible lifeline: a brand-new lineup of motorcycles that includes the all-electric LiveWire and the adventure-ready Pan America 1250.
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Behind the Wheel of the Damn Near Perfect Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition

Fast is smooth. Smooth is fast. And when you want to learn that old racing adage, Toyota's 86 TRD Special Edition is absolutely the best tool for the job. Here's what we learned after taking the 86 out for a few laps on the Auto Club Speedway.
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Aston Martin’s DBS Superleggera is a Mythic Monster

The DBS Superleggera isn’t “just” a grand tourer. Neither is it a super grand tourer as Aston Martin puts it. The DBS Superleggera is a straight-up supercar. Here's why.
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Maserati Debuts the Levante GTS, the Super SUV It Should’ve Built From the Beginning

Maserati believes it's finally found the formula for the luxury automaker's SUV, the Levante, to succeed. It involves a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 developed by Ferrari. Introducing the Maserati Levante GTS.
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Singer Vehicle Design’s Reimagined Porsche 911 DLS is Perfection

Singer Vehicle Design's newest project has been dubbed the DLS, which is short for Dynamics and Lightweighting Study. The Porsche 911 DLS is the sum total of everything Singer has learned, massaged, and perfected over its history. It is quite literally, perfection.
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Aston Martin Stuffed V-8 Engine into a Pipsqueak City Car for Laughs

We're still not sure this isn't some elaborate and belated April Fools prank, but Aston Martin has supposedly stuffed a V-8 engine capable of 430 horsepower into the brand's old Cygnet city car, a laughable pipsqueak that looks more like a Smart car than a DB11.

Please Don’t Jump the Fenyr SuperSport Like ‘Fast and the Furious’

As the world steps ever-closer to the end of the internal combustion engine, a handful of boutique supercar companies are looking to ensure its legacy. One such automaker is W Motors and its latest offering, the Fenyr SuperSport, is a white-knuckled hair-raiser that we adore.
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We Finally Know Exactly When the New 2021 BMW 8 Series Is Arriving

BMW has long used the "8" moniker to denote its range-topping automobiles, i.e. the Z8, i8, and original 8 Series coupes. The return of the 2021 BMW 8 Series will not buck that trend in any way, shape, or price point. Here's everything we know right now.
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All Hail the New Porsche 919, the Latest Nurburgring King

For 35 years, racecar driver Stefan Bellof held the 'Ring record. Behind the wheel of a Porsche 956C racecar, Bellof pulled off a staggeringly fast feat, he blitzed the infamous race track in just 6:11.13 minutes. It was a record that many thought would never be beaten. Enter the 919 Evo.
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Celebrating the ’80s and ’90s at the 2018 Radwood Car Show

Why not bring out your best Tom Selleck cosplay for the most righteous car show you'll ever attend? It's what Radwood is all about. Here's our first impression of this 1980s- and '90s-inspired gettogether in San Francisco.
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Cake Kalk Electric Off-Road Motorcycle Looks Deliciously Dirty and Ready to Order

As the world adopts more electric drivetrains, companies like Cake are looking to ensure that the future will still be adventure-ready with dirk bikes like the brand-new Kalk. The Cake Kalk production model is now available for pre-order.
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Aston Martin’s New DBS Superleggera Is the Super GT of Your Dreams

Aston Martin has finally released the details on the revived DBS Superleggera. Since its introduction in 1967, the DBS nameplate has only been used one other time. Here's everything we know about the car.
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How a Lamborghini Huracan Performante Helped Me Get Out Of My Head

Perseverance in the face of an awful year is way easier when is behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracan Performante. Our review of this beast of a car is also a review of what it means to press on.
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Lamborghini Restores One of Its Most Historic Supercars: The Only Miura SVR

Without the Lamborghini Miura, there would be no supercars. It was the first — a car penned in the 1960s that would capture generations to come and breed a new class of automobile. But the Miura SVR is all the more special because there is only one.
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Indian Brings Race-Ready Motorcycle to the Street

The Indian Scout FTR1200 Custom is a bare-knuckle brawler meant to decimate your local flat track race scene, but also be enjoyed on the road. Unfortunately, it was one-off concept — that is, until Indian revealed that the FTR1200 is going into production.
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Aston Martin’s New Four-Door Rapide AMR is a Race-Ready Sedan

You could technically bring your family racing in what will likely be Aston Martin's last naturally aspirated car, the Rapide AMR. Meet the luxury brand's suped-up sedan.
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Ducati’s SuperSport S is One Part Panigale, One Part Monster, and All Awesome

In a time when superbikes and sportbikes are becoming increasingly unwelcoming to those of larger stature, the Ducati SuperSport S gives them the platform to enact their MotoGP dreams. This could quite possibly be the perfect Ducati motorcycle.
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Apollo Teams with Legendary Motorsports Outfit to Intensify Intensa Emozione

Apollo has teamed up with legendary motorsports outfit HWA AG, which brought us the Mercedes CLK GTR, for the final development of the Intensa Emozione (IE) — and, by Zeus, that should make you quiver with anticipation.
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The 2022 Lexus ES Isn’t Quite the Luxury Statement It Was Meant to Be

Lexus aims to garner favor with the up-and-coming buyer with the 2022 Lexus ES. However, after spending some time behind the wheel, we believe that the car isn't quite the luxury statement Lexus wanted. In fact, we'd all be better off with the Toyota Camry.
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What It’s Like Behind the Wheel of the 2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR

The ferocious new Aston Martin 2019 DB11 AMR is a wunderkind of old-school looks and new-school tech. It's a continent-eater and worth every penny. Read our full review after taking the grand tourer for a spin in Germany.
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Get Ready to Look Silly (Have Fun) with the Revived 2018 Honda Monkey

Mini bikes are distilled hilarity in a world that is all-too-serious, which is exactly the reason Honda is returning to the world its iconic Monkey for 2018. The original model began life as a child's amusement park ride for Japan in the early 1960s, but quickly grew in popularity and fun.
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Husqvarna’s New Svartpilen 401 is a King-Size Pit Bike with Off-Road Aspirations

In a world of power-obsessed motorcycles and cars, Husqvarna's Svartpilen 401 offers great-fun, cheap thrills, and a day out riding that would be hard to equal. Here's our review.
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Husqvarna’s Vitpilen 701 is the Best Anti-Depression Tool We’ve Ever Tried

The last few weeks have been the most trying of my life. Then I was granted a day on the back of the Vitpilen 701 and every awful and depressing feeling faded into the smooth tarmac. The new Husqvarna motorcycle allows for human flight and is a bargain for both newbies and seasoned riders alike.
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Classic Car Studio’s Custom F-100 is a Country Jam with City-Slicker Ambitions

A rowdy, country-bred, 1953 Ford F-100 gets an upgrade — and a Ford Performance Boss 302 V-8 engine — custom creators Classic Car Studio. Take a closer look at this powerful green beauty.
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These 10 Paul Newman Race Cars Will Be On Display Together for the First Time Ever

Adam Carolla will display 10 Newman's race cars at the San Marino Motor Classic. This will be the first time ever that these cars have been brought together for a public showcase.
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Mini-Bikes Prepare for Battle Against a Dragon on the Smokey Mountain Crawl

Twisting through the backwoods of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Townsend, Tennesse, those wishing to join the annual Small-Bore Smoky Mountain Crawl are only allowed to bring mini-bikes to ride turns like the famed Tail of the Dragon.
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Ink and Art: Talking Los Angeles’ Tattoo Culture and History

To gain insight into what makes Los Angeles such a great hub for tattoo culture, we sat down with artists Patrick Thomas and John Saletra of The Tattoo Lounge.
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The Story Behind ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ Collection of Vehicle Care Products

Jay Leno's car collection is legendary. But how do you keep over 100 vehicles clean when you're filming for 'Jay Leno’s Garage?'

GMC’s New Sierra AT4 Makes Looking for Off-Road Adventure Easier

When life gives you the choice between staying the course or forging a new path, the GMC Sierra AT4 will be ready to take you on either. Although, it'd rather ford into the river and go look for adventure.
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Time Travel Back to the ’60s in the Jeep Wagoneer Roadtrip

In the sort of idyllic retelling so common in movies and television, America was once the land of the road trip. That sense of escapism has been lost in subsequent decades. Jeep wants to reignite that love with the Jeep Wagoneer Roadtrip concept.
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The Apollo IE Supercar Could Theoretically Drive Upside Down

Passion is the key to understanding the rebirth of Apollo and its new Intensa Emozione (IE) hypercar. From the top down, everyone involved in the project has a passion for cars, and that's why the IE will be the last poster car before autonomy and electricity sets in.

Unleash the New Polaris RZR XP Turbo S On Any Terrain

According to Polaris, the RZR XP Turbo S is the company's "baddest" side-by-side yet, and based on the technical hit list of the new RZR, we're inclined to agree.
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Bentley’s Brand-New Bentayga V8 is as Powerful as it is Luxurious

High in the Austrian Alps, we tested the 2019 Bentley Bentayga V-8 on a purpose-built ice track and snow-covered streets. If you want to know what heaven looks like, this is it.
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Harley-Davidson’s New Sportsters are Factory-Modified Street Machines

Harley-Davidson has released two factory custom models within the company's lowest-price family of motorcycles: the Sportster Forty Eight Special and the Sportster Iron 1200. But will they be the saving grace that the brand is searching for?
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Buick is Searching for a Brand Rebirth in the 2018 Regal GS

Decades of withering on the General Motor' vine has left Buick's name out of the public consciousness. However, recent success have earned the brand a little more room to stretch its engineering legs, leading us to a luxury offering with performance credentials: the 2018 Buick Regal GS.
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Reclaiming the Past With Indian Motorcycle’s Scout Sixty

Indian Motorcycle's rebirth continues with the awesome time-machine-esque motorcycle, the Scout Sixty. We take a ride from Los Angeles to Palm Springs to find what we as humans have lost in our digital world.
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Keanu Reeves’ Arch Motorcycle Shop Debuts Hyper-Limited Method 143

Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle company has unveiled its latest creation: the Method 143. This cruiser and sportbike hybrid is hugely powerful and wonderfully imaginative. Here's a peek.
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Velomacchi Teams Up with Yamaha for Dreamy Rural Racer Motorcycle

Cafe racer-style bikes have remained largely unchanged for the past six decades. However, that's starting to change. One of the coolest concepts we've seen in a while is Velomacchi and Yamaha's Rural Racer Project motorcycle.
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Protect Your Noggin With the Best Racing Helmets for Amateurs and Pros

Whether you're searching for speed at the drag strip, on the Nurburgring, or in the off-road landscapes of a rally course, the most important piece of kit a driver can have is the helm upon their head. We've rounded up five of the best racing helmets that range from weekend enthusiast to everyday track-rat.
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Polaris Brings the Race-Ready Heat with New Single-Seat RZR RS1

Side-by-sides are becoming increasingly popular as more enthusiasts look for greater off-roading adventures. Polaris believes it has distilled the very essence of the market into the absolutely thrilling center-cockpit RZR RS1.
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These Brand-New Husqvarna Motorcycles Were Designed for Every Kind of Rider

Husqvarna is looking to bridge the gap between riders and would-be riders with the company's all-new Vitpilen and Svartpilen motorcycles.
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Adventure Awaits You with the 2017 Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L

When you need transportation in a tight and technical area, look no further than the powerhouse of an adventure motorcycle, the 2017 Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L.