Someone is building a replica of the Lancia Stratos Zero

Someone is building a replica of the Lancia Stratos Zero

The Lancia Stratos Zero is one of those great concept cars that shape an era of automotive design. Marcello Gandini penned the bodywork for this Bertone beauty. It was crafted in 1970 and shown at the Turin Motor Show. Now it sits in a private collection and it's occasionally loaned ...
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Review: Michelin PS4S ultra high-performance summer tires

Review: Michelin PS4S ultra high-performance summer tires

Tires can make or break a car. It’s no more apparent than in racing, where in Formula 1 the difference between the “soft” and “hard” tires is as much as 1.5 seconds a lap. That is an eternity. It translates to road cars: Not only do good tires affect the ...
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Last Call: This real life Hudson Hornet from Cars is awesome

Last Call: This real life Hudson Hornet from Cars is awesome

I don't know how many of you have seen the Disney movie cars but I would assume a pretty good amount. If you have seen it then you will remember how wise Doc was with all his years of knowledge from when he was a race car. The personality that ...
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Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Review (Pt.2): Dirt, reminiscence, and conclusions

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Review (Pt.2): Dirt, reminiscence, and conclusions

A few days into my time with a 2020 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon and I was falling for it. The charm alone was enough. Better yet, the Jeep was proving to be a comfortable, enjoyable road-trip companion in ways I hadn’t expected. And as we rounded the corner on our time ...
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Quick Spin: 2020 Genesis G70

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the BMW 3-series was an obvious choice for a premium sport sedan. Sure, the C-Class Benz and the Audi A4 existed but both left a lot to desire. Those cars had individual items and features of the 3-series but just could not quite ...
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The News for September 25th, 2020

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: holy fuck BMW that M3/M4 is ugly as shit, Volkswagen reveals production ready ID.4, Audi celebrates racing success at the 'Ring with Green Hell R8, ...
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Hooniversal Opinion: 2021 G80 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe

Hooniversal Opinion: 2021 G80 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe

In the world of luxury sports coupes and sedans, none is more iconic than those made by BMW. Forever the gentleman’s plaything that commutes comfortably and can tango when asked, each iteration of the famous cars has gone a step further, each pushing the boundary of what performance is capable ...
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Off The Road Again: Rich Ballot – Episode 36

Welcome back to the Off the Road Again podcast! We’ve missed you. The focus is on the off-road adventure but we also dabble in all things SUV, truck, and van, maybe even some rally cars. Ross & Chris welcome Rich Ballot (Ross' Dad) to the show. Rich has spent most of his time in ...
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2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT

2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT: A Good Ride Interrupted

When the opportunity came up to have Royal Enfield send me a motorcycle for six weeks I jumped at the opportunity. Over the last 18 months to two years, Royal Enfield in the U.S. has really raised their profile with very clever and stylish marketing. Aesthetically, the visuals here have ...
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Wrangler and Gladiator painted roof and fenders choices are maddening

Welcome to the 2021 model year Jeep online configurator. You can now waste your free hours configuring your very own 2021 Wrangler or Gladiator. In the Wrangler section you'll be greeted by the new Islander, 80th Anniversary, and Altitude models. Gone are the North Edition and Freedom models and I ...
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Last Call: Someone needs to tell BMW to stop

Last Call: Someone needs to tell BMW to stop

I'm not sure who at BMW is approving all these design choices but someone needs to put them in a time out. We've all seen the new M3/M4 front end so I won't go too deep on that. But as if we weren't upset about that they went and gave ...
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Some thoughts after watching the first 3 episodes of The Long Way Up

The Long Way series returns to our screens. The latest installment is the Long Way Up, and it features actor Ewan McGregor and his best friend Charley Boorman back on bikes. They're attempting another big road trip. And you can probably guess that it's long and heads North. If you ...
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Off The Road Again: Joel Strickland – Episode 35

Welcome back to the Off the Road Again podcast! We’ve missed you. The focus is on the off-road adventure but we also dabble in all things SUV, truck, and van, maybe even some rally cars. Ross & Chris welcome Joel Strickland to the show. Joel is living out the pandemic in Melbourne, Australia. Joel ...
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Last Call: The Porsche Carrera GT might have the best sounding V10 ever

Last Call: The Porsche Carrera GT might have the best sounding V10 ever

The Carrera GT is one of those cars that you don't really get to see that often but when you do it's a real treat. And if you're really lucky you'll see it moving/thundering down a street. Now I know this title might be very controversial considering the Lexus LFA, ...
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2020 Ford Transit  Review: The AWD EcoBoosted Big Boy!

2020 Ford Transit Review: The AWD EcoBoosted Big Boy!

You can tell 2020 is a weird year by how much van content we're doing... and let's keep it all rolling with the 2020 Ford Transit AWD EcoBoost! This is a big boy. This specific van is the Transit 350. And under its short snout of a hood, it packs ...
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San Francisco and the Illegal Soapbox Society

San Francisco and the Illegal Soapbox Society

For every period in time, there's a piece that you'll have nostalgia for because it reminds you of some fun times in your life. For me, I look back on the '90s with memories of flowing flannel, high school shenanigans, and even a chance of scenery from the west coast ...
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