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The Finely Manicured Madness of Lawnmower Racing

At oval tracks around America, you'll find the brave and the foolhardy competing in a different kind of DIY race.<p><b>Once upon a time, Aaron Crowl was a dirt-track racer</b>, kicking up dust in old stock cars. But after a friend showed him some lawnmowers he had tinkered with, turning them from suburban …

Cadillac Prices, Details Twin-Turbo V-6–Powered 2014 XTS Vsport

When Cadillac announced it was adding a new, twin-turbocharged V-6 to the 2014 CTS‘s powertrain lineup, it dropped a mention that the same motor would make its way under the 2014 XTS’s hood. At the time, Cadillac provided output figures only for the CTS’s version of the twin-turbo six, but now it …

Hot Rods & Dogs – Fields Full of Fords

As mentioned in a previous post or two, I had the opportunity to attend the Hot Rods & Dogs in Maltby, WA. This show has been well attended by the …

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Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson rides off into the sunset

In recent weeks, there's been a lot of talk about high-margin fullsize pickup sales driving the market toward higher-content branded editions – models like the Chevrolet Silverado High Country, Ford F-150 King Ranch and even the Ram 1500 Red Wings Edition. Often mentioned in that same breath has …

Trans Am Depot teases 2014 GTO

Here comes the Judge. Court is in session. The verdict is in. How many more tired clichés can we come up with? It hardly seems to matter, because it's happening: Trans Am Depot has announced via the teaser video below that it is launching a 2014 GTO, complete with Carousel Red (bright orange, …

Seinfeld drives David Letterman's V8 Volvo wagon in latest CiCGC

Paul Newman once talked David Letterman into repowering a then-new Volvo 960 station wagon with a supercharged Ford 5.0-liter V8. No, that's not the setup to a joke. Letterman recently handed over the keys to his 380-horsepower family hauler to Jerry Seinfeld for the latest episode of <i>Comedians in</i> …