Taylor Wallace Go Fast Campers Off The Road Again Podcast Episode 39

Off The Road Again: Taylor Wallace & Go Fast Campers – Episode 39

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 Taylor Wallace to the show. Taylor works for Go Fast Campers and talks to every customer! Taylor and his wife ...
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer: The Amalfi Coast Honeymoon Review

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer: The Amalfi Coast Honeymoon Review

The honeymoon is supposed to be the best trip of your life: relaxing, rewarding, indulgent. Six months after our wedding my wife and I ventured out to Italy’s Amalfi Coast and had an experience that was all of the above and more. It was my wife’s first time in this ...
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The SSC Tuatara just went 331 MPH

The SSC Tuatara just went 331 MPH

What an unfathomable amount of speed, yet the SSC Tuatara has just reached it. And it appears to have done so rather effortlessly. The SSC Tuatara is the long-time-coming hypercar from the likes of North American automaker SSC. There have been big promises with regards to performance and it appears ...
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Hooniverse Asks: What’s the most memorable license plate you saw?

Picking one vanity license plate from all the ones everyone sees around is not easy. And that's not really what I am asking for. But is there one that stuck out to you? I saw this RECALL  license plate at this week's 24 Hours of Lemons race. It would be ...
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB250 – The Sweet Spot

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB250 – The Sweet Spot

It seems all new vehicles have to be crossovers or SUVs.  This trend has made sedans, wagons, and pretty much every other interesting car disappear from the market, for this reason, I have a general disdain for them.  There are a few exceptions that prove the rule, but they have ...
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The News for October 16th, 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: Volkswagen reveals a groundbreakingly uninteresting compact crossover because that's all we deserve anymore, Ford confirms pricing for the Mach 1, more Mustangs are getting replaced ...
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Last Call: Where are my Porsche 914 guys at?

Last Call: Where are my Porsche 914 guys at?

I find it so interesting how the Porsche 914 has such a cult following and yet they don't really look anything like a Porsche. I would guess that most people think of the froggy face and sloping rear end. With the 914, we instead get a box that somehow looks ...
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Ryan Tuerck is swapping a Judd V10 into his GR Supra

Ryan Tuerck is swapping a Judd V10 into his GR Supra

Pro Drifter Ryan Tuerck made news when he swapped a 4.5-liter V8 engine from a Ferrari 458 into a Toyota GT86. Now he's cooked up a far more interesting swap (though that other one was pretty rad too). Tuerck is taking the straight-six out of his A90 GR Supra and ...
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We’re back for the 2020 24 Hours of Lemons Halloween Hooptiefest!

The fact that the 2020 24 Hours of Lemons Halloween Hooptiefest is happening is kind of a miracle. Whatever it took to make it happen, I'm glad it's here. This will be the first race that I am doing in over two years. While other obligations kept me from competing, ...
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Hoonigan is building a donk and the series has been fun to watch

Hoonigan is building a donk and the series has been fun to watch

Hoonigan has a new build series and no, it does not feature some wild custom rally machine, a drift monster, or an ambitious goal that won't be met. This time, Hoonigan bought a clapped-out 1971 Chevrolet Caprice and plans to turn it into a blown Donk. The Hoons from up ...
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Royal Enfield takes its Build Train Race program to the track in Atlanta

Royal Enfield takes its Build Train Race program to the track in Atlanta

Royal Enfield introduced a program called Build Train Race. The idea is to get people interested in Flat Track racing. And to do this, the bike maker has given four riders the opportunity to build up their bikes, train, and then race. And this is a real race that actually ...
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Last Call: Is this the direction EVs are heading?

Last Call: Is this the direction EVs are heading?

I'm all for EVs when they go beyond what's expected in terms of environmental consciousness. For example, the Fisker Karma back when it was new was so intriguing to me. Solar panels on the roof, naturally fallen tree wood grain, and no real leather make it sound like the car ...
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In I thought I was slick news: Oil Extractor edition

In I thought I was slick news: Oil Extractor edition

I've been wanting an oil extractor. Anyone I know who has one sings its praises like nothing else. You slide the plastic tube down the dipstick channel, pump out all the oil into the container, and you're ahead of the game. No messy oil collection trays. No fouling of drain ...
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Travis Pastrana's new Subaru WRX STI Gymkhana car is a wicked beast

Travis Pastrana’s new Subaru WRX STI Gymkhana car is a wicked beast

The Gymkhana series is moving forward with a new face. Travis Pastrana has been given the nod and will carry the torch for the vehicular attack entertainment series. To do this, T-Pain-strana needs a new whip. Clearly, Subaru is up to the task here. Or more specifically, Vermont SportsCar is ...
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North American Ariel Atom 4 is here

North American Ariel Atom 4 is here

The fourth generation of the Ariel Atom is now available in North America. The super lightweight vehicle that once deformed Jeremy Clarkson's face is all-new, despite retaining its familiar looks. Ariel says that only the clutch pedal, the brake pedal, and the fuel cap are carry-over parts from the previous ...
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Witness a Changli UNLEASHED on a race track

Witness a Changli UNLEASHED on a race track

Our friend Jason Torchinsky is everything we love about Jalopnik. He's a perfect bridge between the old-school website we remember and where it exists today. And if you haven't been following along, he's having a grand old time with his Chinese-made electric vehicle; the Changli. Jason has been documenting every ...
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