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Bugatti Gives Birth to a Baby

The little Bugatti that could. There aren’t enough superlatives to describe Bugatti. This Italian automaker, now owned by the Volkswagen…

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A Look Back at the Chevrolet Monza

A look back at the history of the U.S. domestic automotive producers reveals a time when quality levels dropped to…

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A Look Back at the Ford Mustang II

Not every Mustang was a superstar. The Ford Mustang II is a bit of an odd bird when it comes…

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5 Forgettable Cars From the 1980s

The 1980s can be defined in one word: us. For that’s the decade when Americans began to cast off the…

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5 Forgettable Cars From the 1970s

It was during the 1970s when automakers from Japan began to find a market among the big American cars of…

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History of the Volkswagen Bus

Years before the Volkswagen (VW) Microbus was associated with hippies, free love and protests against the Vietnam War, it served…

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The History of the Pontiac Fiero

In the 1980s General Motors produced a mid-engine, two-seat sports car and named it the Pontiac Fiero. Just as the…

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History of the Honda Civic

A casual look at the automotive landscape over the past half-century and you will see how the Japanese automakers have…

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The Life and Death of the Saturn Brand

Once billed as “a different kind of car company,” Saturn was originally a standalone car company, one wholly owned by…

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End of the Road: Ford Taurus

The Ford Taurus is a full-size sedan, once one of the most popular models in the blue oval’s arsenal. Changing…

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The History of the Hyundai Tiburon

The Hyundai Tiburon represents one of this Korean automaker’s earliest forays into the sport coupe segment. It was produced from…

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The History of the Cadillac XLR

Declining Cadillac sales in the 1990s forced General Motors to take a hard look at its luxury division and that…

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5 Retired American Car Brands

The auto industry continues to evolve and consolidate, casting off brands or seeing the demise of entire automakers including Saab….

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Dogs, Drivers, and the Honda Element

The Honda Element is a vehicle that defies easy categorization. One part utility vehicle, another part car, the Element is…

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About the Fox-Body Ford Mustang

Throughout the long reign of the Ford Mustang, several different platforms have underpinned this iconic pony car. Probably the least…

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The Brief Model Run of the Saturn Sky

The Saturn brand is no more, officially shut down in 2010m ending its 25-year history. Originally a wholly-owned subsidiary of…

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Toyota FJ Cruiser: One and Done

The Toyota FJ Cruiser is a unique sport utility vehicle, one that pays tribute to the Land Cruiser FJ40, a…

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Gone in a Flash: Pontiac G8

Automotive models come and go, but the Pontiac G8’s two-year run is one of the shortest on record. Introduced in…

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5 Cars From the 1990s We’d Soon Rather Forget

The 1990s brought numerous transitions to the auto industry. Carburetors gave way to fuel injectors, airbags became standard equipment, and…