Last Call: "They told me it handles like it's on rails"

Last Call: “They told me it handles like it’s on rails”

Warsaw man decided to find out if this whole idea of handling like it's on rails holds water. It doesn't. Good thing that the mass transit authority in Warsaw has a Unimogs just for such an occasions. Last Call indicates the end of Hooniverse’s broadcast day. It’s meant to be an ...
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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited – Hyundai is killing it!

Seriously, the title of this article couldn't be more true. I say this with no specific preference or bias regarding the Korean automaker. It's just that this ongoing car-review-story that I've been telling has a hero emerging, and its name is the Hyundai Motor Company. Between their various badges, Hyundai, ...
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2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited V8 4WD: Introduction

2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited V8 4WD: Introduction

Here's my newest acquisition: a 2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited in Titanium Metallic, with the 4.7L V8 and 4WD. I’ve been joking about what to name it, and the official name is TBD, but I really wanted to name it Britney because, well, oops... I did it again. Or “T-3PO,” aka ...
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Last Call: This mini kart drifting looks like a ton of fun

Last Call: This mini kart drifting looks like a ton of fun

It's no secret that I'm a big fan of drifting, but it isn't necessarily something that you can just do whenever, legally of course. So when I see something like this it immediately catches my attention because this looks like a total blast! I don't know about you but where ...
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Formula Supra stripped down before its Judd engine transplant

Formula Supra stripped down before its Judd engine transplant

Project Formula Supra is in full swing. The Toyota Supra owned by Ryan Tuerck has been stripped down ahead of its upcoming power upgrade. All of the bits have been unbolted and pulled off the car. From there, it's getting chemically stripped further to remove as much gunk and paint ...
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2022 Honda Civic Prototype

The News for November 20th, 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: Honda debuts dramatically different Civic in prototype form, Subaru gives us more of a good thing with the new BRZ, Lamborghini blurs the line between ...
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Those buying a Bronco should drive the Ranger

The pre-orders for the new Ford Bronco surpassed the manufacturer’s expectations. It seems as though everyone wants a Jeep but a little more refined and maybe not a Jeep, as everyone seems to already have a Jeep these days. I am one of those people who have pre-ordered a Bronco ...
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Watch some "celebrities" race and wreck in Gran Turismo tonight

Watch some “celebrities” race and wreck in Gran Turismo tonight

2020 has been a wreck of a year, so why not watch some influencer/celebrity types wreck in an online race? Michelin and Gran Turismo are partnering to bring GT fans the “Michelin Race for Good.” The livestreaming event will have 16 so-called celebrity drivers battling it out on Gran Turismo ...
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2022 Subaru BRZ – First Look and a ride along at the track

2022 Subaru BRZ – First Look and a ride along at the track

The 2022 Subaru BRZ is here! This is the second-generation real-deal sports car from Subaru, and it's back with a new look and more power. Under the hood is a 2.4-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine which makes 228 horsepower. You can still get it with a manual gearbox. And you should ...
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Adam Schalow & Adventure Imports: Off The Road Again Podcast – Episode 44

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 Adam Schalow to the show. Adam used to work at Blue Ridge Overland Gear and now works with Adventure Imports in Prescott, ...
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6.4L Hemi V8-powered Wrangler is here, and it's spectacular

6.4L Hemi V8-powered Wrangler is here, and it’s spectacular

It's a thing of juxtaposed poetic beauty: Five days ago on November 12th, Jeep announced it had won the Green SUV of the Year by Green Car Journal for its upcoming hybrid Wrangler 4xe. And five days later, on November 17th, Jeep announced the production version of its most powerful ...
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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan SE R-Line Black 4MOTION

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan SE R-Line Black 4MOTION – I dig it

I approach these ideas as if I'm telling you a running story. Each car, truck, or SUV I drive builds on my own impressions about what's good, and what isn't good, in the automotive world. In the same sense, automakers are telling an ongoing story of their own with each ...
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The False Neutral Podcast #106 – Building a CR250 road racer with guest Victor Pagan

This month, Eric, Garrett, and Pete interview our special guest, Victor Pagan, who is building a Super Single class roadracer out of a 1997 CR250 motorcrosser. After an overview of the conversion process and the challenges he's still working through, we revisit our own projects, including the Predator-engined KX project ...
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Porsche 960 Turismo: The rear-engined 918 Spyder sedan that never was

Porsche 960 Turismo: The rear-engined 918 Spyder sedan that never was

Porsche recently unveiled to the public a series of never-before-seen concept cars. Previously, the Mission E Concept was as far back into the Taycan's development history as we knew about. But one concept goes a step further. Enter: the Porsche 960 Turismo. A rear-engined super sedan with styling clearly inspired ...
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Hot Wheels crown another Legend; Riley Stair's 1970 Pontiac Trans Am

Hot Wheels crown another Legend; Riley Stair’s 1970 Pontiac Trans Am

The goal of the Hot Wheels Legends Tour is to discover cool full-size rides that would still be cool when scaled down to, oh say, 1/64 size. This is the third year Hot Wheels has embarked on this mission. It's the first time doing so virtually with fans watching from ...
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Last Call: I actually don't hate this offroad M4 concept

Last Call: I actually don’t hate this offroad M4 concept

I think we are pretty much all in agreeance that the new M4 front bumper has little to be desired. However, @bradbuilds has managed to make a concept with one that even I can appreciate. This lifted, camper-infused M4 is ready to go anywhere and I'd honestly be down to ...
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