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You Can Own This Original-Condition BMW 3.0 CSL “Batmobile”

Not all Batmobiles are black and driven by caped crusaders. This pristine 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL happens to be Chamonix Metallic White and is one of only a handful of 3.0s built with the “Batmobile” aerodynamics package. The car will cross the block at RM Sotheby’s Monaco 2018 sale in May along with several other choice BMWs and other marques. It appears to be in original condition and wears the optional aerodynamics kit that includes a front air dam, short…

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2021 Ford Mustang Hybrid will have V8 levels of performance

As car buyers continue to shift to more green options, the future of V8 powered muscle cars doesn’t seem too bright, which is why Ford is already looking at new options for the iconic Mustang. Last year Ford confirmed that it’s working on a new Mustang Hybrid and now Ford has reaffirmed those plans, with a 2020 release for the new “green” Mustang. The Ford Mustang recently nabbed the title of world’s the best selling sports coupe, for the third…

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[VIDEO] Keith Busse Offering Entire Corvette Pace Car Collection at Mecum’s Indianapolis Auction

Many Corvette enthusiasts strive to own a pace car or two. Keith Busse took that goal a step further – a big step further – by collecting an example of EVERY Corvette pace car ever, all the way back to 1978. Corvettes have paced the Indianapolis 500 a total of 14 times, and Busse has […] The post [VIDEO] Keith Busse Offering Entire Corvette Pace Car Collection at Mecum’s Indianapolis Auction appeared first on Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle. Source…

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Open Season: Exploring the 9 Different Types of Convertible

If you’ve spent the past few days looking at that strange yellow ball in the sky and wondering if life might not be better behind the wheel of a convertible you are not alone. But what kind of drop-top should you buy? Below we’ve separated the market into the different types of convertible on sale. What’s your ideal match? The Sports Car Two seats, rear-wheel drive and with the fabric roof stowed away, this is what many think of when…

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Top Gear drives the ALPINA D5 S

As far as an everyday executive sedan, the BMW 5 Series is almost perfect. It’s comfortable, luxurious, quiet and can even be fun on a twisty road, if spec’d properly. The only real issue with the 5er is that, at least among the more inexpensive models, it can feel a bit vanilla. But if you’re a European business exec and you want to own a relatively efficient 5 Series but also want a bit of spice, then ALPINA has just…

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Woolie’s Custom Ducati 750 Sport for Alpinestars

Alpinestars is celebrating its 55th anniversary at this year’s Americas GP, and to help commemorate the event, they have commissioned the creation of a special one-off motorcycle from Michael Woolaway, the prorietor of Woolie’s Workshop and Deus ex Machina in Venice, California. The bike is based off a Ducati 1974 Ducati 750 Sport, with an old race engine that Woolie found in a crate, wedged into a custom frame that was built by Jeff Cole. The design is immediately recognizable…

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Watch the Porsche 911 GT3 RS Clock 6:56.4 on the Nurburgring

Porsche debuted the 911 GT3 RS, its most powerful naturally aspirated car ever, at the Geneva auto show in March. And already, the track beast has set a lap time of 6:56.4 on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The GT3 RS is one of only three production sports cars from Porsche to lap the ‘Ring in under seven minutes. The 918 Spyder recorded a time of 6:57 back in 2013, and the 911 GT2 RS became the quickest production car to hit…

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