June 19, 2024
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Hidden Treasure: Centennial Edition 2003 Ford Focus ZTS in the Junkyard

The initial vehicle manufactured by the Ford Motor Company was the 1903 Model A. A century later, Ford decided to produce some unique Centennial Edition cars and trucks. Ford customers had the option to purchase five Centennial Edition models for the year 2003: the Taurus, Mustang, Explorer, F-250/F-350, and Focus. All of these models were

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Review of the 2024 Nissan Z: Timeless appearance, timeless enjoyment, questionable worth

Advantages: Great value; stunning design; excellent infotainment system; enjoyable rear-wheel-drive sport coupe; standout Nismo model Disadvantages: Mediocre transmissions; cramped interior with only two seats; limited trunk space; Nismo is pricey and auto-only The 2024 Nissan Z is a captivating and exhilarating rear-wheel-drive sports car that offers a range of value options. The base model boasts

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The Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck: A Powerful Electric Race Truck Built for Pikes Peak

Ford provided a glimpse of its Pikes Peak F-150 Lightning SuperTruck a few weeks ago, but today we have photos of it in full race trim along with some impressive specs. The SuperTruck is a unique pickup EV racecar with three electric motors generating 1,400 horsepower. The goal is to break the 8 minutes 47.682

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Focus on Chairman’s Support at Toyota Shareholder Meeting

TOKYO – Toyota Motor Chairman Akio Toyoda is expected to be re-elected at the automaker’s annual general meeting on Tuesday, despite a drop in shareholder support. However, further decrease in support could lead to increased pressure for governance reforms. This year’s AGM follows scandals involving certification test violations at Toyota and its group companies, including

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First Impressions of McLaren Artura Spider: Dropping the Top on the Plug-in Hybrid Supercar

MONACO – The convenient way to transform the McLaren Artura into a convertible would have been to remove the coupe’s roof and be done with it. However, the company opted for a more challenging approach: Along with a power-folding top, the Artura Spider introduces a plethora of updates that will also benefit the coupe. Implementing

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Former U.S. Customs officer found guilty of allowing drug-laden vehicles to cross from Mexico

LOS ANGELES — A former U.S. Customs officer has been found guilty of receiving bribes to allow drug-filled vehicles into the United States from Mexico, giving traffickers a one-hour window to access his lane at a San Diego border crossing and earning at least $13,000 per vehicle, authorities announced Thursday. Leonard Darnell George, who worked

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Limited Edition Le Monstre Celebrates Le Mans: 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing

Cadillac Racing at Le Mans: Honoring the Past, Racing in the Present Cadillac Racing found success at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, with two cars qualifying near the front of the grid. To commemorate their first appearance at Le Mans in 1950, Cadillac has launched two new entries in its Collector Series: the

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Hidden Treasure: 2008 Suzuki SX4 Crossover in Junkyard Gem

Exploring Automotive History at Your Local Ewe Pullet If you’re interested in delving into automotive history at your local Ewe Pullet, take a look at any U.S.-market Suzuki model to uncover insights into the global car industry from the mid-1980s to just over a decade ago. The Suzuki story becomes a bit complex in the

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Save up to 30% on Outdoor Gear from The North Face: Tent & Sleeping Bag Sale

Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. If you’re getting ready for summer adventures, now is the ideal time to upgrade your outdoor gear. The North Face is offering up to 30% off select tents, sleeping bags, and blankets from June 14

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Tony Roma to take over as Corvette chief following Tadge Juechter’s departure

Tony Roma is set to take on the role of executive chief engineer for the Corvette program, alongside Chevrolet’s new Global Performance Cars team, starting in July following the retirement of current boss Tadge Juechter, General Motors revealed on Friday. Roma has previous experience working on the Corvette program and has also been involved with

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