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Being an empowered woman doesn’t mean ruining a man’s car

In the hit Taylor Swift song “Blank Space”, Taylor feels wronged by a good-looking playboy who cheats on her.  According to the video, the response for women in this situation isn’t to leave, and thank god you realized that the man you were devoted to is wrong for you, but to ruin a prized possession of his.  In this case, that possession is a Shelby Cobra (a replica for the video).

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I love the old muscle cars but I want the new ones.

I love the old muscle cars but I want the new ones.

I came of driving age in the late 60’s and I loved the cars. I had friends with any number of awesome cars. Shelby GT500 KR convertibles, Yenko Camaros, Boss 302 and 351 Mustangs, Mach 1 Cobra Jets, ram Air 400 GTO’s, 454 Chevelles. I knew guys with all these great cars. And back then we wanted them.
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I’ll take a Venom GT over a Veyron any day

Hypercars are at their peak.  From the 918 & LaFerrari to the P1, if you have a million dollars to spend on a ridiculous car, 2014 is a good time to live.  Two of the hyperest of hypercars are the Hennessey Venom GT and the now classic (nearly 10 years of production) Bugatti Veyron.  These two couldn’t be more evenly matched and yet more different.   Continue reading

Los Angeles Needs a Drag Strip

Street Racing hot rods has been a Los Angeles  past-time for over a half of a century and it still is today.  From American Graffiti to The Fast & Furious, Los Angeles has been THE street racing city.  While the Ford deuce coupes have been replaced with Japanese turbos and 500+ cubic inch muscle, the concept has remained unchanged: Let’s see who’s faster.  The problem in 2014 is that the cars are REALLY fast, and the roads are REALLY populated.   Continue reading