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14 Video Games That Changed My Life

I was at a friend's house when the phone rang. It was mom. She got a Nintendo. I rushed back to find <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> on the living room TV.<p>Video …

TOTD: Should Ford Consider F-150 SVT Lightning Successor

After two generations of the Ford F-150 SVT Lightning, the automaker discontinued the high-performance sport truck. After skipping nearly two generations, Ford has returned to the sport truck market with the 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor, which we consider a lukewarm effort. That said, we want to know if …

Ford F-150

1952 Maverick Sportster Classic Drive

Land-Bound Pegasus: The Brief, Fascinating Saga of a Fair-Weather Roadster<p>At the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last August, early morning “Dawn Patrol” show-goers were startled when an enormous bottle-green two-seater swept out of the fog and rolled majestically onto the lawn. A low rumble from …

Roadsters

1947 Kurtis Omohundro Comet

The Comet's Tale<p>A talented California-based builder of racing and roadgoing cars from the 1930s through the early 1960s, Frank Kurtis was known for his innovative Kurtis-Kraft Indy roadsters, race-winning sprinters, and stylish little midgets. He briefly manufactured the versatile Kurtis Sport Car …

Classic Cars

1997 Plymouth Prowler

Not exactly CadZZilla. More like a Town & Country highboy.<p>From the October 1996 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Last time we wrapped our hands around a Prowler, "Tonya X" wrecked the thing (<i>C/D,</i> 1996 April Fools' issue). Well, not totally, but she tore off both front wheels, planted a blue spruce in the …

Roadsters
Autonomous Cars

For these collectors, stamped metal is priceless

To be a license plate collector, one needn't be a car aficionado.<p>Some states issued plates made from soybean-based fibreboard, much to the delight of the goats who thought they were tasty.<p>While some collectors entered the hobby out of a love of all things automotive, for others, plates incite the …

New Jersey

Recall: 2014 Toyota Highlander Airbag Software Issue

Certain 2014 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid models are being recalled for a software issue related to the airbag electronic control unit (ECU).<p><b>The Problem:</b> 2014 Toyota Highlander models with improper airbag ECU software (which controls the front passenger seatbelt force-limiter) may use …

Toyota

2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe First Test

The Scrumptious Sound of Ferocious Fury<p>Ask a person why they bought the car they drive and one of the following criteria will almost certainly be mentioned: safety, value, performance, design, and/or efficiency. Jaguar is looking to add another slice of criteria to the list that one considers – …

1964 Ford Thunderbird vs 1991 Mazda Miata on Generation Gap (W/Video)

On the first episode of Hagerty’s Generation Gap, hosts Davin Reckow and Matt Lewis compare a 1964 Ford Thunderbird with a 1991 Mazda Miata. Although the cars are separated by nearly three decades and are aimed at a different customer, the hosts bring up each of the car’s virtues.<p>Reckow spends his …

Mazda

2015 Buick Verano Gets Appearance Package

The 2015 Buick Verano has received very minimal updates for the new model year, including improved connectivity and a new appearance package for those who are looking to add some extra pizzazz to the luxury sedan. In addition, the six-speed manual transmission offered on Turbo models has been …

Automotive Design

Dive Into Dubai's Supercar Police Fleet (W/ Video)

The Emirati city of Dubai made big waves last year when it started purchasing supercars and turning them into police cars. First there was the Lamborghini Aventador police car. Then, the Ferrari FF. Before we knew what was happening, Dubai then added an Aston Martin One-77, and the <i>pièce de</i> …

Sports Cars