Car & Automotive

Own A Rare 1952 Hudson Hornet Convertible With A 12-Year, $300K Restoration

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A stunning classic that is believed to be one of just a few to still exist in the world.

Between 1951 and 1955, the Hudson Hornet was a reigning king as it took home over 40 NASCAR wins. The very first automobile manufacturer to embrace the world of sports car racing, Hudson over-engineered and over-developed the Hornet where it proved to be almost invincible when it came to stock car racing on the dirt as not many racetracks were paved back in the 1950s. Although the car had many racing successes, sales started to diminish because of the car’s unibody design making any changes too expensive unlike its competitors that used separate body-on-frame designs that allowed them to easily change appearances on a yearly basis. This ultra-rare 1952 Hudson Hornet Convertible is scheduled to cross the auction block through the Central Pennsylvania Auto

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‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ Car Remains At Illinois Auto Museum Despite Display Of Confederate Flag

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As a reckoning wave of civic and social awareness hits the country and statues of Confederate figures topple, the use of the Confederate flag is finally being questioned and we are starting to see less and less of it. NASCAR banned it and Mississippi is looking to change their flag but there is one instance where the emblem — which has been long-associated with racism — will remain: on a car from Dukes of Hazzard in a museum in Illinois.

The Volo Auto Museum is home to the “General Lee”, the last 1969 Dodge Charger used during the first season of the classic TV series which ran 1979 through 1985. The car is stamped with the Confederate flag on the roof.  Located outside of Chicago, the museum has said that the car will stay put despite the shift in the social landscape.

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Bond’s DB5 receiving ‘star-billing’ in ‘No Time To Die’

Car manufacturer Aston Martin has revealed details about its involvement in No Time To Die, the 25th James Bond film, confirming how much the four cars it has supplied will appear in the film.

According to the Aston Martin Magazine, the classic Silver Birch Aston Martin DB5, which made its James Bond debut in 1964’s Goldfinger, will get ‘star-billing’ and appears in ‘a definitive pre-credit sequence’. The action-packed pre-title sequence has become a staple of the franchise since 1962’s Dr. No.

Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, No Time To Die finds Daniel Craig’s James Bond retired from active service. However, he’s drawn out of retirement by Jeffrey Wright’s Felix Leiter who is on the trail of a kidnapped scientist.

The magazine confirms a quartet of Aston Martins will feature in Craig’s final 007 film, in cinemas 12 November, representing the legacy of the film franchise’s relationship with

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Coolest Classics In The Motorious Online Car Show

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These cars are in the running to win $1000!

The Motorious Online Car Show is attracting some of the coolest cars, and car owners, we’ve met in a while. With most of us cooped inside, it’s great to connect with our readers in this unique way, and give gearheads a chance to win $1000, or select prizes by segment. In an effort to give everyone a chance to enter, we’re going to keep it rolling to give everyone a chance to enter, and share their cars with friends and family so they can go vote on it for People’s Choice. Since we’re approaching the 2020 Collector Car Appreciation Day, we are hosting a Digital Happy Hour through Zoom with the car show participants, anyone can join through this link – space is limited, so mark your calendars for July 10th at 5pm

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Vicari Auction’s Cruisin’ The Coast Is Not Your Typical Classic Car Event

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With more than 800 cars up for auction and a week of classic car festivities, there truly is something for everyone.

The 24th annual Cruisin’ The Coast event is rapidly approaching, but if you haven’t signed up yet or started planning your trip, there is still plenty of time to do so. This weeklong event descends upon Biloxi, Mississippi in early October, delivering a little something for automotive enthusiasts young and old, and it culminates with a three-day Vicari Auction event that will see more than 800 cars cross the auction block.

Cruisin’ The Coast runs from October 4-11 with full seven days of activities planned. These include parades, cruise-ins and autocross events, while various live entertainment and competitions – including a flame-throwing competition on October 6th! – are sure to keep attendees and participants entertained. Putting the “cruising” in Cruisin’ The Coast,

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the electric car that could give Elon Musk sleepless nights

Polestar 2 battery-electric car - driven 08/07/20
Polestar 2 battery-electric car – driven 08/07/20

Let’s get the obvious point out of the way. Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO and former head designer at Volkswagen, bears an uncanny resemblance to Hollywood star Tom Cruise. 

Separated at birth seems a more accurate description as you watch the Polestar boss in a stylish off-white pea coat walk and talk his way round the new battery-electric Polestar 2 family car (he wore a yellow silk bomber jacket for the launch of the Polestar 1 performance model). 

Any moment now, you think, a gang of black-clad baddies will emerge from a helicopter gunship and Cruise/Ingenlath will vault over the bonnet and engage in a bit of martial arts.

What did he say during his presentation? I don’t remember much of it, but there was a lot about the cool Swedish design of this stylish new car (in fact it was first designed

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