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One of a kind: Stalin's Tatraplan 600 convertible

One of a kind: Stalin’s Tatraplan 600 convertible

Stalin's 70 birthday in 1949 was to be celebrated by every person and every entity in the newly established Soviet sphere. The leader of "all progressive humanity" was to be presented with something truly special from Tatra: A T600 based, hugely modified convertible. But, did he even ever ride in ...
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Bachelor party surprise: Ferrari, McLaren, Corvette, and Pocono Raceway

Bachelor party surprise: Ferrari, McLaren, Corvette, and Pocono Raceway

When you hear the words “bachelor party”, what stereotypes immediately come to mind? Vegas. Clubbing. Maybe strippers? That might work for many people out there. But it's not for me. I wanted nothing to do with that. Instead, I'd prefer to go hiking with my friends. The chance to disconnect. To ...
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WRX STI S209

The News for January 18th, 2019

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! This week we're covering some of the bigger/cooler stories from the Detroit auto show like the Toyota Supra, Subaru WRX STI S209, Lexus RC F Track Edition, Shelby GT500 (previously covered), some new Explorer news, and other stuff that happened outside of the boil water advisory ...
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Ford Mustang with 2JZ swap

This 1995 Ford Mustang GT has a 2JZ and it’s CA legal

This is paperwork witchcraft. Somehow, the owner of this 1995 Ford Mustang GT managed to swap a 2JZ engine under the hood and keep the car legal in California. How did he do it? In order to get this car certified, the engine needed EGR ports drilled. The turbos, injectors, ...
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The 2019 Suburban is big, but is it good?

The 2019 Suburban is big, but is it good?

The 2019 Chevrolet Suburban is big.  It’s about as long as a full-grown giraffe is tall.  But the Suburban can haul a lotta people and a ton of their stuff.  Ever see even one person with no stuff ride a giraffe?  Not pretty.  After you watch the latest Hooniverse review ...
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Mystery Car

Mystery Car

Hello and welcome, fans of the Mystery Car series. Today we have a thrilling mystery car for you to solve. It involves numbers. So get your calculators ready, name the make and model, and you shall win great prizes*. *there are no prizes ...
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RR Racing supercharged Lexus GS F

This modified Lexus GS F makes amazing noise

We're big fans of the Lexus GS F here at Hooniverse. This car shows that Lexus is eager to crank out a number of entertaining cars to sit alongside the more standard offerings of the family. The GS F, as it arrives from the factory, sounds pretty good. But a ...
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2019 Ford Edge ST

2019 Ford Edge ST: …this one isn’t for me

A 335-horsepower crossover sounds like an acceptable, and potentially enjoyable, proposition in this day and age. That's how much juice the 2019 Ford Edge ST has under its hood. This one certainly looks the sporty part too, with its bright blue paint and black wheels. There's also that red ST ...
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2020 Mustang Shelby GT500

Hood pins on a production car? Ford says yes when it’s the Shelby GT500

Your average road car has no need for hood pins. Sure, they look cool on sports cars and race cars, but your daily driver Honda Civic? It doesn't need them. In fact, 99% of the cars on the road don't need hood pins. One new car, however, does need them. The ...
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Podcast: Episode 278 - Vintage Air [SEMA 2018]

Podcast: Episode 278 – Vintage Air [SEMA 2018]

Chris sat down with friend of the show Rick Love from Vintage Air.  The two talk about Vintage Air's new product lineup, but they also talk about industry trends, pet projects and the inexorable advancement of the automotive industry at large. As well as the amazing products from which we can ...
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1984 Audi Sport Quattro Andre Lotterer

Racer André Lotterer daily drives this amazing 1984 Audi Sport Quattro

Let's say you're a race car driver. You weren't born in Monaco, but your racing career is successful and you now live in the magnificent principality on the sea. Everywhere you look, your friends and neighbors drive all manner of luxury and exotic machinery. Would you follow this same path? ...
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Hooniverse Asks: What's a vehicle from your past that you would buy again?

Hooniverse Asks: What’s a vehicle from your past that you would buy again?

When we sell a car (or truck, or motorbike), there's always a reason. Sometimes, that ends a chapter of our lives that we don't really need to revisit. Whether the ownership period was good or bad, some vehicles fall squarely in the "been there, done that" category; we have no ...
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Drino Miller's Single Seat Baja Buggy

Last Call: Origin of the species

Drino Miller was a remarkable pioneer in off-road racing. He built the Baja Boot for Steve McQueen. He worked for TRD and Pro-Circuit. Along the way, he also created the first single-seat VW-based baja buggy.  To my eyes, this will forever be the most perfect off-road vehicle: the simple lines, ...
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Hooniversal Opinion: 2019 Detroit Auto Show

Hooniversal Opinion: 2019 Detroit Auto Show

Detroit. Once one of the biggest auto shows in the country and the world, Michigan’s resident press event seems to be getting smaller and smaller with each turn of the calendar. Maybe it’s the cold, maybe it’s that other markets are more lucrative, maybe it’s that it’s Detroit in January; whatever ...
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It's 2020 Toyota Supra meme time

It’s 2020 Toyota Supra meme time

The 2020 Toyota Supra was just shown at the Detroit Auto Show. And, well, after years of teasing, not everyone is in love with it, particularly much of the internet. While I am sure that it will be a damn fine sports car, I can certainly understand everyone's disappointment with ...
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