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Is Jaguar The Most Exciting Automaker? Is Jaguar The Most Exciting Automaker?

Posted in Top Stories by Common Gearhead | Views: 2408

Jaguar, makers of such deplorable turds as the S-Type and X-Type just a few years ago, perennial British underachievers since the mid 1970s, are the most exciting mainstream car company with vehicles for sale in the US right now. You may be wondering why I'm making such a bold argument for a company that made such terrible products for the majority of my lifetime. And the answer is simple: Jaguar's lineup is, on a whole, more exciting, sexier, and of higher quality than that of every other company.

Heinously Unreliable Used Car Battle of the Week: Early 90s American Muscle Heinously Unreliable Used Car Battle of the Week: Early 90s American Muscle

Posted in Top Stories by Common Gearhead | Views: 7418

Welcome to the latest installment of HUUCBOTW, where the cars are actually more reliable than CNN's reporting. This week, we turn our attention to the greatest country in the world: this one! (Results may vary).

Is there anything more American than squeezing ridiculously pitiful amounts of horsepower out of oversized, lethargic engines? If you answered no, then you're wrong! The answer was "over-optimistic misguided patriotism." However, seeing as this is a car-related website, let's just pretend the first answer was correct.

Tesla: Unplugged Tesla: Unplugged

Posted in Top Stories by Tavarish | Views: 2405

The Tesla Model S is a car that, as of today, has no competent rival. It's supercar fast with a center of gravity better than a Ford GT, more trunk space than an S-Class, with zero emissions, zero drivetrain maintenance and looks that would make Jordan Belfort bite his knuckles. But for some people, that isn't enough. Enter Unplugged Performance and their insane vision of the Tesla Model S.

Heinously Unreliable Used Car Battle of the Week: Early 2000s Hot Hatches Heinously Unreliable Used Car Battle of the Week: Early 2000s Hot Hatches

Posted in Top Stories by Common Gearhead | Views: 4405

Welcome to another installment of HUUCBOTW, which I'm pretty sure translates to something highly insulting in Finnish based on several strongly-worded emails I have received. This week, we turn our attention to a perennial automotive favorite: the hot hatchback. And as a bonus, we get to revisit the early 2000s, which we all remember was a great time for everyone!
  • Here's The Real Reason Why /DRIVE Started Charging For Content

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    If you're a car enthusiast, chances are, you've seen a /DRIVE video, but you probably also saw that they were one of the first major channels that have moved to a premium model of content, meaning that each month, the subscriber gets charged to watch the high-quality videos the channel puts out. Admittedly, people were pissed and many theories came about as to why a channel with that many loyal followers would do such a drastic move. Mike Spinelli, one of /DRIVE's main personalities, puts all the rumors to rest in a quite reasonable way. 

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  • How Can You Get 200,000 YouTube Subscribers Starting From Nothing?

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    Regular Car Reviews may be the funniest car channel on the internet today, bar none. It combines quick-witted, super-specific references with toilet humor and insightful commentary to make something that you can't help but binge watch. In this edition of Offtrack, I sat down with Mr. Regular as he explained to me why Delaware isn't such a great state and why people get weird when they meet celebrities. This may get odd. 

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  • Here's The One DIY Guide Every BMW Owner Must See

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    BMWs are great cars for the most part. Their performance per pound make them a serious competitor in the market for people that want a thrilling driving experience. But they do have an achilles heel: The cooling system. As the system is sealed, meaning that there's nowhere to bleed off air when in normal running condition, bleeding the system properly is one of the most important things you can do to keep your car running for years to come. Here's how to do it, the right way. 

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