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Watch This Vintage Renault R5 Turbo Tackle a Tarmac Rally Stage

Seeing mid-engine homologation hatchbacks go flat-out never gets old.<p>We never get tired of seeing vintage homologation specials come out of whatever climate-controlled garages they're staying in to put on a show for the car world. This 1983 Renault R5 Turbo blasting through a tarmac rally stage is …

10 Cooking Tools You Can Get Cheap at the Hardware Store

Find better quality cooking and entertaining items at the hardware store. Eschew the froufrou!<p><b>Cedar Grilling Planks—about $1 each</b><p>You can spend around …

25 Creative Life Hacks You’d Never Think Of In A Million Years.

Most of the time we forget to think outside of the box. We grow so accustomed to the way things work, we don’t even think twice about doing something …

This Dapper Porsche 356 Is My New Favorite Car Restoration Story

Tired: Porsche 911 Safari rally cars. Wired: Porsche 356 rally cars lovingly restored by stylish French guys. Holy moly, this rakish ’59 P-car is a …

Cops Seize $130,000 Nissan Skyline GT-R At Florida Car Show And The Story Is Wild (Updated)

Car forums wept this week when pictures appeared of a 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R getting towed away by Florida police at a car show in Daytona Beach. …

Shift list: All the new cars you can buy with a manual transmission

You'll be surprised by the size of the list<p>The overarching trend of the past few years has been that the manual transmission is on the way out. People like automatics, they can be faster than manually shifting, and they're frequently better at saving fuel. But there's still a sizable enough …

The Original Design For The Second-Gen Dodge Ram Was A Styling Disaster

The second-generation Dodge Ram established the big, macho and iconic look that continues to define truck design today, and it pushed the truck …

Show Up Your Local BMW Club With This Ultra Obscure E30

Authentic Hartge packages are hard to come by. Now's your chance to own one.<p>Hartge is a small manufacturer in Germany that specializes in modifying BMWs. Back when the E30 3-Series was new, it offered a package with a bunch of cosmetic and mechanical upgrades for North America, but not many people …

The Escort Cosworth Has the World's Greatest Wing

And the sound isn't bad either.<p>We never got the Escort Cosworth in the US. That sucks. We'd import one for the wing alone.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help you kick that caffeine habit.</i>

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

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Past Meets Present: 2001 Audi RS4 Avant Joined By 2018 Model

Son, meet your grandfather.<p>It’s fascinating to watch how a car changes over time. Just look at how much the Ford Taurus has changed over nearly two …

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The Parts the Tesla Model S Shares With Other Cars

From the Ford GT to a Class 8 Truck, there are parts from all over the automotive spectrum in Tesla's premium sedan.<p>Building a new car is expensive. In order to cut costs, manufacturers often reuse parts from other models. Most large manufacturers plan out multiple models that can run on a single …

This 1991 Nissan 300ZX Is Faster Than A Bugatti Chiron And Expected To Sell For Less Than $100,000

What’s that, you say? Your new Bugatti Chiron got recalled? Didn’t you spend, like, $3 million on that silly thing? Oh, right, <i>but it’s special</i>. …

Check Out This Delightful BMW M5 Evolution Video

Do you guys have a favorite M5? Because I do. I love the E60-generation, the one with the V10. If, next time you’re at a fancy dinner party and are …

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Use YouTube to record screencasts for free

A screencast is a recording of everything that happens on your computer screen. Why would you need such a thing? For businesses, it's a great way to, say, teach new employees how to use company systems or show prospective customers a product demo.<p>For individuals, a screencast can help demonstrate a …

These 21 Life Hacks, Involving Everyday Objects, Are Actually Pretty Doable

Problems. Solved.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

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12 Shopping Apps That Will Save You Serious Cash This Holiday Season

Working moms know just how precious every penny can be when trying to stick to a family budget, especially during the costly holiday season. Coupon …

Toyota Supra: The history of the Japanese sports car legend

The last time we saw the Toyota Supra grace showrooms in the US was during the 1998 model year after other sports cars from Japan like the Mazda RX-7, Nissan 300ZX and Mitsubishi 3000GT had abandoned the market. However, with a number of Japanese performance cars like the Nissan 370Z, Nissan GT-R, …

49K-Mile 1987 Toyota Supra Turbo 5-Speed

This 1987 Toyota Supra was purchased by the seller’s brother-in-law nine years ago and now shows just 49,556 miles. It is described as a stock …

Here's What A 1997 Nissan 240SX Looks Like With Just 676 Miles

When it comes to modding, tuning and drifting cars, the immediate go-to platform that comes to mind is the Nissan 240SX. Lightweight, rear-driven and …

Clarion Builds 1991 Acura NSX Review | Restored to greatness

Meet your hero.<p>Few automobiles garner as much mystique as the original Acura NSX. I worshiped this car from afar, consigned to the fact that the closest I was ever going to get to the steering wheel was a Playstation controller. When I got the email inviting me to drive Clarion Builds' restored and …

The 10 Best Travel Tips of All Time

With these insights, going from tourist to traveler just got a whole lot easier.<p>In our office, between conversations about visas and gorging on international chocolate, we often discuss the difference between a tourist and a traveler. There's a quote by English writer G. K. Chesterton that we keep …

15 IKEA hacks to transform your living room

You won't believe the amount of stuff you can do with a BILLY bookcase<p>Shopping in IKEA doesn't mean your living room has to be basic, boring or similar to everybody else's: use these 15 hacks to transform everyday items into a super cool room to hang out in.

This 1969 Dodge Charger Hellcat takes resto-modding to new heights

Dodge’s Challenger muscle car wears a heritage-laced nameplate, and a retro-inspired design. An Ohio-based shop called Cleveland Power & Performance …

Here's what you need to set up outdoor speakers for backyard parties

These speakers start at around $97 each and sound great on their own — and even better when paired with a second one.<p>They offer Bluetooth …

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29 Sneaky Ways To Hide A Trash Can In Your Kitchen

An ugly trash can is an eye sore in every home and it shouldn’t spoil the look of your darling kitchen! There are many ways to hide your trash can or …

Rare 1991 ALPINA B12 up for sale

ALPINA’s B12 grand tourer was the German’s automaker to create one of the most exclusive cars based on, what is now, an iconic BMW model. Developed …

Rally Mazda RX-8 with a Screaming, Flame-Spitting 3-Rotor 20b in Action

All rally cars should have a high-revving rotary engine<p>Mazda has an all too brief history in the world of rally. In 1984, just a year before the pathologically insane era of Group B came to an end, Mazda’s Rally Team Europe, began work on a rotary powered Group B RX-7 homologation.<p>It featured an …

Here Are 10 Of The Highest Revving Engines Of All Time

As somebody that frequently suffers from friends and family that granny shift their manual cars for “fuel economy” or whatever, I’ve come to really …

A Modified MR2 Turbo Is Your Affordable Ticket to Mid-Engine Fun

Who needs a Cayman when you can build an MR2 with a hot engine and a sorted chassis.<p>Nothing handles quite like a mid-engine car, but if you're buying new, they're not cheap. The most affordable is the Porsche 718 Cayman, which starts at $55,000, and the only other two under $100,000 are the Alfa …