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“Fast & Furious” gets animated!

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What does one do when a movie series earns $5 billion over 8 movies and three more are du between now and April 2021? You create an animated series to support the franchise! That’s right! Netflix has ordered an animated show based on the “Fast & Furious” movies from DreamWorks Animation Television. Ol’ Dom Toretto’s busy with the big screen so...

A 20-year old Civic for $24k??

Specifically, that’s $24,027 USD for a 1999 Honda Civic Si with 12,190 miles on the odometer… If you’re into cars like us, you’ll have ventured onto and remained trapped into bringatrailer.com for hours. It’s a dangerous, vile and villainous place. It is the crack-cocaine of penniless auto-fanatics like us with no cure or detox possible. We hate you BaT, please...

Isle of Man TT Challenge record set in a modded Subaru STI

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We’ve all heard of the Nürburgring, aka the Green Hell, and how scary it can be. It takes some serious skills and power to tame the massive track. There is another event called the Isle of Man TT Challenge that is equally hair-raising. How many of you have heard of it? Located on, where else, the Isle of Man in the...

The Good Year Oxygene is one weird-looking tire

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The tire you see below (or above, I can’t seem to remember at the moment) is the Good Year Oxygene which was unveiled this week at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s weird-looking but in the end it’s actually pretty cool. I can’t imagine we’ll see on the road anytime soon, but still, kudos to Good Year for trying to...

A 100 mph Yugo on ice

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You read that correctly! Most of you probably don’t remember the Yugo. The Yugo was so named as it was built in the firmer nation of Yugoslavia and even today, nearly 30 years after the last ones were sold in North America, it is still remembered as one of the worst cars ever built. Here an add from 1987. We...

Tesla Model X P100D vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

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Because inquiring minds need to know. That’s why a drag race between two of the fastest and most powerful SUVs is a must. The guys at DragTimes managed to get these two behemoths together and lay down some serious sprint times. Just in case you’ve been in hibernation for the last two years, here some crucial details about the two...

What’s a Teslonda?

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We at Motor Illustrated love cars; hopefully that’s obvious by now… What we also love is creativity and doing things because you can and want, not because you have to do it or that it’s the right thing to do. Case in point: the Teslonda Accord. This, my friends, is the brainchild of someone who not only has way too much...

New Guinness World Record for Electric Vehicle Range set by ITAP

Your first question might be: “What is ITAP?” So, let’s start with that. ITAP, or IT Asset Partners is a hybrid recycling company that exist to handle our E-Waste. What is E-Waste? Essentially what is sounds like: spent electronic components. So, what’s so special about this record? Ah. That’s the thing. ITAP created an electric car, called the Phoenix, that is...

Koenigsegg Agera RS Leaves Bugatti Chiron’s 0-400 Record in the Dust

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On a 2.8 km (1.74 mile) track, a Koenigsegg Agera RS has managed to go from 0-249mph-0 in 36.44s seconds, beating the previous record of 41.96 seconds held by the Bugatti Chiron.  Not only was the Agera RS faster to 400mph, it also hit 400 kph in 5.72 seconds less time than the Bugatti; 26.88 seconds versus 32.6 seconds.  

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