2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Hybrid

2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Hybrid l Review

It's pretty much fact that Hyundai and it's various brands are absolutely slaying right now. I saw a Twitter reply that said "It's kind of crazy how Hyundai releases more killer, cutting-edge designs in a week than some automakers do in a year." That resonated with me, because yeah, that's ...
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2022 honda civic si

2022 Honda Civic Si arrives and I’m here to tell you it’s really good!

Remember a few years back when I had a 2000 Honda Civic Si? I really enjoyed that car. It remains one of my favorite front-driver cars out there. There have been a few iterations of the Civic Si since then and in fact, Honda has just revealed the latest version ...
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AMG-Tuned Mitsubishi Galant

Cars I Didn’t Know I Wanted: This AMG-Tuned Mitsubishi Galant

Yes, I'm aware that AMG was not always the in-house performance arm of Mercedes-Benz. Still, when I think AMG my mind will always instantly go to MB products. Well, almost always because I've just learned about this amazing little number wearing both an AMG badge and some Mitsubishi badges as ...
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Hoonicorn vs the World 2

Hoonicorn vs the World is back and more bonkers than before

Ken Block's Hoonicorn Mustang is a truly wicked and wild machine. And the Hoonigan crew decided to show just how wild it really is by lining it up on an airstrip against a slew of other vehicles. That quickly showed just how quick and fast the Hoonicorn really is... and ...
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My Bronco was built on the worst day of the year

My Bronco was built on the worst day of the year

"In his 1971 book Wheels, Arthur Hailey claims that cars that were primarily assembled on a Monday or Friday would suffer from quality problems due to worker performance/absenteeism issues associated with those days"[1]. By that reasoning, one would want a Tuesday or a Wednesday made vehicle. Studies have shown those ...
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The myth of the entry-level Land Rover Defender

The myth of the entry-level Land Rover Defender

I've already queued up the idea that car-buying is super weird right now. Ever since we entered the era of missing microchips and other supply chain issues, both used and new car buying is much more difficult. As a serial car flipper, who has done OK during this time, I ...
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Levi-Shirley-Returns-Off-The-Road-Again-Episode-97

Levi Shirley Returns – Off The Road Again: Episode 97

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 Levi Shirley back to the show. Levi races in King of ...
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Hooniverse Podcast: Episode 308 - Michael Thomas from Pennzoil

Hooniverse Podcast: Episode 308 – Michael Thomas from Pennzoil

Michael Thomas is a man who knows exactly which oil you should be running in your machine. It doesn't matter if it's a drag racer, a diesel rig, or your daily driver, Michael knows what's up. He's been with Pennzoil for many years, and he's got many great tales to ...
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2021 Ford F-250 SRW Crew Cab Diesel

2021 Ford F-250 SRW Crew Cab Diesel Tremor

I continue to be fascinated by pickup trucks. Well, not quite enough to buy one, but it is a drastically different segment of the automotive world. While the average crossover has some things in common with a sedan from the same automaker, the truck stands alone (except in cases where ...
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The Seeker 2 is a beautiful short film with incredible motorcycle riding

The Seeker 2 is a beautiful short film with incredible motorcycle riding

I never saw The Seeker I, but I am here to tell you that The Seeker II is a visual masterpiece. It's a short film featuring the truly amazing riding of Pol Tarrés. He's a wonderfully skilled trials rider and he does mind-bending stuff on his Yamaha Ténéré 700. The ...
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The News for November 19th, 2021

The News for November 19th, 2021

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! I'm not dead! I had to call it quits last week after some combination of viruses (not covid) kicked my ass. But I'm back for my regularly scheduled mediocrity. As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without ...
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Velocity Invitational shows off the goods for its first run

Velocity Invitational shows off the goods for its first run

The Velocity Invitational kicked off on November 11th, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The event ran for four days and included vintage racing spanning from Pre-War or Brass Era cars to more "modern" machines like '70s Trans-Am, '70s and '80s Formula 1, and '90s Group C racers. The event is ...
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2022 Volkswagen Taos SE

2022 Volkswagen Taos SE l Review

I'm going to do something I've never done, and that is post a review...without any of my one photos. I'm an accomplished photographer, in that OEMs have commented on my social media posts positively. Hey, it's an accomplishment, shut up. But when my iPhone crapped the bed back in August, ...
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Hooniverse Podcast: Episode 307 - SEMA Round-Up!

Hooniverse Podcast: Episode 307 – SEMA Round-Up!

Ron Baugh is back from SEMA and he spills his thoughts. We talk about Ryan Tuerck's insane Formula Supra, Tavarish's McLaren, everything that Ford Brought, and more. Then we get into Ron's crazy dash-cam adventure before diving into talking about some press car stuff and our own cars. If you’d ...
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Help our friend earn a spot in the Women of Motorsport calendar

Help our friend earn a spot in the Women of Motorsport calendar

Chrissy and her ride My teammate Chrissy Mittura kicks ass. Let’s just start with that. I met her 12 years ago when I joined her team that was racing a 1958 Wartburg sedan. They won it is an essay contest. That’s why I am writing this because Chrissy is in ...
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Jim-OBrill-Off-The-Road-Again-Episode-96

Jim OBrill & Drive Chicago – Off The Road Again: Episode 96

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 Jim OBrill to the show. Jim is the marketing director for the Chicago Auto Show and cohosts the Drive Chicago radio show. Jim owns ...
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