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What’s The Noise Your Car Makes When You Turn It Off?

You’ve definitely heard this noise before. It’s that quiet “ping-pang” of metal that you hear after turning off your car. The question is, what’s making that noise, and should you be worried about it? We always like to imagine the noise is just a band of Keebler elves playing bocce ball inside our exhaust system. […]

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Real Life Thor Hafthor Bjornsson Carries a Volkswagen Beetle

If you’re a grown man and you have a widely-known nickname, it’s usually not an endearing one. Take Michael Jackson’s “Wacko Jacko” for example. But if your nickname is “Thor” or “The Mountain,” you’re probably doing something right. Hafthor Bjornsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. He has placed first in many strongman competitions – including […]

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Here’s What Happens When You Put a Jet Engine in a VW Beetle

Why would anyone put a jet engine in their car? For Stanford University Mechanical Engineer Ron Patrick, PhD, the answer was simple: “Because I wanted the wildest street-legal car possible.” It’s safe to say he got what he wanted. This monster has two engines: the stock 90-hp gasoline engine that powers the front wheels, and […]


In 2040, Which Cars Will Be Considered Classics?

Classic cars are great – they’re great to look at, better to drive, and reminiscent of simpler times. Classics transport us back to the year they were built and are charged with an ambiance you won’t find inside a brand new vehicle. We find it incredibly interesting which cars become classics, and which disappear with […]

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