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Australian Dealer Selling 'Last' Dodge Demon Pulls Claim but Not $320,000 Asking Price Australian Dealer Selling 'Last' Dodge Demon Pulls Claim but Not $320,000 Asking Price

Earlier this month, stories began to pop up about the “last” 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon ever made listed in Australia for more than $320,000 ($450,000 Australian). That was surprising, considering that Dodge had already sold the last Demon, and it didn’t look like this one.

The Ferrari F1 Team's 2019 Car Livery Goes Matte for Performance Reasons The Ferrari F1 Team's 2019 Car Livery Goes Matte for Performance Reasons

The Ferrari Formula One team is back and ready for a new race season, full of opportunities to celebrate its 90th anniversary and likely finish second a lot. But the car Ferrari will race looks a bit different this year, and not just because of its new black accents: It’ll have a matte finish, for performance rather…

A Design Quirk on the 2000 Toyota Avalon Means the Car Won't Acknowledge That 2019 Exists

In the 2000 Toyota Avalon, the year is 2002, not because the Chamber of Secrets came out, Avril Lavigne entered the music scene or the camera phone became mainstream, but because the car’s calendar stops at 2018, forcing owners to either find a year with matching weekdays or be annoyed by their dashboard display for…

The Bentley Bentayga Speed Is the World's New Fastest SUV by 0.5 MPH  The Bentley Bentayga Speed Is the World's New Fastest SUV by 0.5 MPH 

It has begun. Just over a year after the Lamborghini Urus and its nearly 650-horsepower twin-turbo V8 debuted as the world’s fastest production SUV, Bentley has an answer in this modern battle of the super SUVs: the Bentley Bentayga Speed, which Bentley says beats the Urus by a full 0.5 mph.

Man Caught Stealing Houston Couple's Van for Other Crimes, Returning It Every Night

In the kind of situation that would make anyone think they were imagining things, Houston-area resident Beverly Havard started noticing changes to her van each time she got in: An out-of-place seat, some adjusted mirrors—you know, things that could easily feel imagined.

Man Fails to Steal Manual Honda Civic Hours After Other Failed Robbery Where Cashier ‘Didn’t Take Him Seriously’ Man Fails to Steal Manual Honda Civic Hours After Other Failed Robbery Where Cashier ‘Didn’t Take Him Seriously’

In a plot that couldn’t have been scripted better in a Saturday-morning cartoon, an Alabama man failed to rob a store last week when a cashier didn’t take him seriously. Hours later, he tried to steal a Honda Civic and failed, again, because he couldn’t figure out its manual transmission.

NASCAR Driver Plans to Race Car With His Giant, Hairy Face on It

You, dear reader, look like the kind of person who never wants to sleep again, perhaps because it’s time consuming and counterproductive. For that reason, we come to you with news: You won’t ever have to again, because as soon as you close your eyes, this image will be all you see, every time.

Renault Might Have Paid $57,000 Toward Carlos Ghosn's Wedding Renault Might Have Paid $57,000 Toward Carlos Ghosn's Wedding

Former Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, arrested in November on allegations of financial misconduct, is awaiting trial in a Tokyo jail without bail. The Lebanonese government even gifted a mattress to Ghosn last year, since he was reportedly sleeping on a mat. But oh, how different things were a few years ago, when Ghosn…

Supercross Riders Show Up With Severe Rashes After Race, Blame Drying Agent Supercross Riders Show Up With Severe Rashes After Race, Blame Drying Agent

With rain turning its dirt course into slop in San Diego on Saturday, the Monster Energy Supercross track crew put down a chemical drying agent to curb some of the mud. But while it was meant to help make the race safer, the aftermath wasn’t pretty—riders say they have severe rashes and trashed bikes because of the…

Jaguar Land Rover Posts $4.4 Billion Quarterly Loss With Falling Demand in China Jaguar Land Rover Posts $4.4 Billion Quarterly Loss With Falling Demand in China

Rocky times for Jaguar Land Rover and Daimler, more drama between Nissan and Renault, and recalls, recalls recalls. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

Even the People Who Drive Race Cars for Ford Had to Apply to Buy a Ford GT Even the People Who Drive Race Cars for Ford Had to Apply to Buy a Ford GT

Certain people in this world are allowed to make a wide path around the rules, no matter how strict they might be. But when it comes to the current generation of the Ford GT supercar, not a soul is above the rules—not even the people who race the car for a living, or who have won their class at 24 Hours of Daytona in…

Aston Martin Lagonda's All-Electric SUV Won't Be the First, But Might Be the Most Luxurious Aston Martin Lagonda's All-Electric SUV Won't Be the First, But Might Be the Most Luxurious

Like most other carmakers, Aston Martin isn’t stopping at just one SUV. Aston Martin was never going to stop at just one SUV. Meet the shadowy silhouette of the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept, an electric SUV set to debut in March, into a world already welcoming the Audi E-Tron.

You Shouldn't Have to Put on Real Clothes Just to Drive Somewhere You Shouldn't Have to Put on Real Clothes Just to Drive Somewhere

At some point in my life, I had a one realization that would change things forever forever: It makes absolutely no sense to put on “real” clothes if you’re driving somewhere but not getting out of the car—or, in some of my cases, just driving across town to visit your immediate family.

NASCAR Will Finally Do Obvious Thing and Disqualify Winning Drivers Who Cheat NASCAR Will Finally Do Obvious Thing and Disqualify Winning Drivers Who Cheat

NASCAR, which has long been against taking wins away from competitors who fail car inspection, announced this week that the era of going to goofy lengths to avoid replacing the name on a trophy is over. If a winning car is illegal after the race, it will get disqualified—something that hasn’t happened in decades.

Please Consider This Set of Lightly Used Bugatti Veyron Wheels for $100,000 Please Consider This Set of Lightly Used Bugatti Veyron Wheels for $100,000

There are a lot of things a person can do with $100,000, should that person be fortunate enough to have $100,000 at their disposal. They could use it as a huge downpayment on a house, put a kid through college with one transaction, or, if we’re being truly practical, buy a set of used Bugatti Veyron wheels.

Mitsubishi North America Sold Negative Three (-3) Lancers Last Month Mitsubishi North America Sold Negative Three (-3) Lancers Last Month

January sales charts at Mitsubishi North America came to us last week with bad news: A total of negative three (-3) people bought a Mitsubishi Lancer, our old, discontinued friend, last month. That, as sad as it is, puts year-to-date sales on the world’s rally car for the road at negative three.

The First Houses Are Going Up at the Site of the Historic Texas World Speedway The First Houses Are Going Up at the Site of the Historic Texas World Speedway

The figurative dismantling of the decaying Texas World Speedway, once a massive, high-speed oval that hosted the top tiers of U.S. auto racing, began when those tiers bypassed it for more convenient, better-located venues as early as the 1970s. Decades later, the actual dismantling has begun, as the first houses in a…

Subaru Says There Will Be a Next-Generation BRZ No Matter What Subaru Says There Will Be a Next-Generation BRZ No Matter What

Fans of well-handling, chronically underpowered (to some) little sports coupes might have gotten a bit of a scare this week when reports came out that the next-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ may be canceled. But Subaru said everyone can chill, because it’s moving ahead with a next-gen BRZ.

The 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger Will Bring Hope to Our Grayscale Streets in Lime Green The 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger Will Bring Hope to Our Grayscale Streets in Lime Green

If anything, the year 2019 will be a win for car colors in the U.S.—a dismal land where streets are often a boring blur of black, white and gray cars. In addition to highlighter-yellow Chevrolet Camaros and snot-green Honda Civics, this model year will also get lime-green Dodge Challenger and Charger performance trims.

Electric SUV Racing Series Wants to Turn Races Into Environmental Documentaries Electric SUV Racing Series Wants to Turn Races Into Environmental Documentaries

Electric SUV racing as a sport is a hard thing to sell, for obvious reasons. But a new series trying to make the idea cool, Extreme E, has a different approach in terms of appeal—competing in places like the rain forest, and televising races with “Blue Planet meets Dakar”-style documentaries.

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