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Toyota’s chief test driver dies

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According to reports, Toyota’s chief test driver, 67-year-old Hiromu Naruse, has died in a crash on highway 410 near the famed Nürburgring race track in Germany. He was driving the recently spied Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition (above) at the time of the accident, and reports say he veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with [...]

Custom Car Drives on Water

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WaterCar Inc develops high-performance amphibious cars that can reach freeway speeds [0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds] in the water.

Custom designed doors are built to keep water out and allow easy access from the water. The interior is based on a boat design with captain chairs in the front and wrapping bench in the back.

Starting at [...]

Formula One Сars Parading in Moscow

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Formula race cars parading on the Kremlin Embankment during the Formula One Bavaria Moscow City Racing 2009 event.

The center of Moscow was closed for Formula One roadshow. Also there were Vladimir Chagin (Dakar multi-winner on KamAZ-Master), drifters, bikers, oldtimers, convertibles, supercars. Formula One was presented by Heikki Kovalainen (Vodadfone McLaren Mercedes), Kazuki Nakajima (AT&T Williams) [...]

Rolls-Royce considering trademark suit against Geely GE

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Earlier this week, we showed you the first live shots of Chinese automaker Geely’s new GE model, a three-seat luxury sedan unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show. With its gigantic, upright waterfall grille, boxy proportions, Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament, and LED starlight headliner, it didn’t take an enthusiast’s eye to see that Geely is [...]

Russian GAZ-51 Truck Goes Hotrod

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This is GAZ-51, it was one of the most popular trucks during World War 2. Not much of them survived till nowadays, most of the survivors are rusting on some backyards or dumps. But guys from one Russian car design lab have got a dream of reviving one of those legendary WW2 heroes and making [...]