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More Lamborghini Aventador photos!

Some sites are tossing out one high-resolution version of this Lamborghini Aventador photo. We like to give our readers even more. How about three? Yeah, we thought you'd like that. More »


Thursday Roundup2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302: First Drive

Ford's last upgrades to the Mustang GT back in 2010 gave engineers a platform on which to build the best Mustang ever More »


Thursday RoundupFeds total Ferrari in joyriding crash, stonewall insurance company

Two years ago, federal officials crashed this stolen Ferrari F50 in Kentucky, seized as part of a drug bust. Now the insurance company is suing the U.S. government, saying it's stonewalling over $750,000. More »


Thursday RoundupThis man drove a truck full of naked people, drunk

It is not, apparently, illegal to drive while naked in Nebraska as long as "no one is alarmed." Sadly, 32-year-old Nickolus Borgman figured out a way to alarm many, many people in the Lincoln area with his nude-driving antics. More »


Thursday RoundupBoss crafts America's most gonzo help-wanted ad

You know when a job ad on Craigslist is headlined "Really hard work, a jerk of a boss, and low pay," there's something special behind it - namely, the most brutally honest, over-the-top help wanted ever. More »


Thursday RoundupWatch horses pull a tanker truck out of snow

Joel Appleman was driving to work in Central Pennsylvania when he came upon an Amish horse team pulling a tanker truck safely out of the snow. Fortunately, he had his camera and captured the conquest of old technology over new. More »



Thursday RoundupThis is the Lamborghini Aventador (again)

Yesterday brought the first fuzzy pictures of the uncovered Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, but now we've come across this high-resolution shot of the next fiery bull emphasizing its curvy shoulders we assume is a press shot. More »


Thursday RoundupThe world's most spectacular gas station

This is the Fiat Tagliero Building. Built in 1938, it is an architectural ode to the automobile like Fiat’s Lingotto factory in Turin. It's also the most magnificent gas station ever built. More »


Thursday RoundupGM earns $4.7 billion in 2010

General Motors says it made $510 million in the fourth quarter and $4.7 billion last year in net income on revenues of $135.6 billion. It's the first time an automaker named General Motors has posted a gain since 2004. More »


Thursday RoundupMorning Shift: February 24th, 2011

Spyker sells super car division to the Russians, gas prices go up, and Porsche execs are in trouble. All this and more in today's Morning Shift. More »


Thursday RoundupDriver screams "I'm high on cocaine" after car crash

When Tony Deloach crashed into a parked car he forgot about the cocaine-laced rolled bill in his Camaro until an officer found it. Deloach then screamed "I'm high on cocaine!" and tried fleeing on foot. He didn't get far. More »


Thursday RoundupHow Trevor Bayne used a video simulator to win the Daytona 500

Last Sunday, 20-year-old rookie Trevor Bayne became the youngest winner of the Daytona 500 in Nascar history. His first experience with the track? Driving the iRacing video simulator at Daytona a year earlier, with Michael Waltrip giving him pointers. More »


Thursday RoundupDid GM illegally block a competitor to its Corvette race team?

A Texas race team has sued General Motors for antitrust violations, saying it conspired with tire maker Michelin to hobble a private competitor to GM's factory-owned Corvettes in American and international road racing. More »


Thursday RoundupCadillac CTS-V Coupe Racer hits Sebring for more hot testing

We saw it in its full livery at the Detroit Auto Show. We next saw the Cadillac's CTS-V Coupe SCCA World Challenge GT racecar getting a good shaking by Johnny O'Connell and Andy Pilgrim at Sebring. Guess what? It's back! More »


Thursday RoundupIs this the Gumpert Tornante?

So far, all we've seen is a render of the car, but this pre-Geneva Motor Show image from Motofinity appears to be the car we've seen in the highly obscured flesh. It would be nice to get a hot Audi V8 in an attractive supercar. More »


Thursday RoundupJeremy Clarkson's Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder gets a "For Sale" sign

Back in 2006, Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson waxed rhapsodic about the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, enjoying it so much he bought one himself. Now a British agency is selling Clarkson's old 2007 Gallardo. More »


Thursday RoundupLexus LFA Nurbürgring grows a wing, more power

To ensure that 50 of the 500 potential owners of the Lexus LFA supercar feel even more special, Lexus unveiled details on its LFA Nurbürgring edition - more power, more rear wing and a year's pass to the Nordschleife. More »


Thursday RoundupWatch a 650 HP Hennessey CTS-V Sport Wagon beat a Porsche 911 Turbo

Drag-racing a Porsche 911 Turbo versus a 650 HP Hennessey-tuned Caddy station wagon? Ridiculous. More »


Thursday RoundupJaguar XKR-S: The fastest production Jag sports car ever

Jaguar's pumped up the power and handling on its pretty kitty, the XKR, for next week's Geneva Motor Show. The result is a cat Jag claims is the fastest production Jaguar sports car ever. It's called the XKR-S. Rowr! More »


Thursday RoundupMini Rocketman: A Mini that's actually mini

What's best about the new Mini Rocketman concept? it's actually lightweight and almost mini. More »



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This is the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

It didn't take long for the new Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 to leak out onto the web. Ozzy Osborne approves of the pentagram headlights. More »


Thursday RoundupThis woman jumped from a moving car into a tree to avoid police

A 21-year-old North Dakota woman followed up an evening of drinking by jumping out of a moving car and into a tree to avoid police. The two passengers in the car probably didn't appreciate the effort. More »


Thursday RoundupGiugiaro pens future Volkswagen Golf, Polo

The same design house that brought you the Mk1 Golf and Scirocco are now showing off, via the leaky European Patent office, new designs that look extremely Golf and Polo-esque. More »


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