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Say Happy Valentine’s Day with Gearhead Candy Hearts
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Say Happy Valentine’s Day with Gearhead Candy Hearts

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or, if you prefer, (in a wooden and laconic tone of voice): Well, flippity-doo. It’s Valentine’s Day again. Neato. Whether you’re in the mood for romantic sonnets […]

The new Corvette ZR1 at Virginia International Raceway. (Image/Richard Prince - Chevrolet)
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Video: New Corvette ZR1 Sets Lap Record at Virginia International Raceway

Chevrolet said its new 2019 Corvette ZR1 was pretty fast, boasting 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque from its supercharged 6.2L LT5 engine. Now, there’s a lap record to […]

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You Voted on the Best Decade in Auto History—and the Winner Is…

Last week, we started counting down (or up?) the decades from 1950 through today, making a case why each subsequent 10-year span could be considered the Best Decade in Automotive […]

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Barrett-Jackson Westworld of Scottsdale 2018 Auction Recap

We fancy ourselves the grease-on-the-hands, budget-minded, weekend warrior types around here. That’s the type of gearhead we typically write for as well. But every once in a while it’s nice […]

Tesla has jumpstarted (pun intended) the electric vehicle market.(Image/Tesla.com)
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Are the 2010s the Best Decade in Automotive History?

What a time to be a gearhead! We have 250+ horsepower 4-cylinders and 300+ horsepower sixes. It’s not uncommon for V8 performance motors to tickle 500 horsepower and the top-tier […]

Team Summit’s Anderson, Line Share Thoughts on Closing of Englishtown’s Famed Raceway Park
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Team Summit’s Anderson, Line Share Thoughts on Closing of Englishtown’s Famed Raceway Park

The 2018 season of NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will mark quite a milestone for Greg Anderson, the four-time Pro Stock champion and driver of the red Summit Racing […]

The Ford GT hearkened back to the legendary GT-40, which terrorized  the Le Mans circuit back in the 1960s. (Image/Autoblog.com)
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Are the 2000s the Best Decade in Automotive History?

Similar to old-school turbochargers, the 2000s took a little while to get going as the world faced new threats, battles and challenges beyond the streets, and racetracks—but get going the […]

The Nissan 300ZX was one of the Japanese halo cars to change the automotive performance landscape during the 1990s. (Image/Road and Track)
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Are the 1990s the Best Decade in Automotive History?

The 1990s had several significant milestones that could easily cement it as the best decade in automotive history. For starters, Ford launched its new Explorer, which kicked the SUV market […]

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Are the 1980s the Best Decade in Automotive History?

The 1980s were a decade of continued automotive innovation, as features like fuel injection, turbocharging, and airbags became commonplace. The use of digital dashboards increased as well, predicting the modern adaptive […]

Instead of focusing on performance, many cars (like this Chrysler Cordoba) highlighted luxury features like "rich, Corinthian leather."  (Image/Mac's Motor City Garage)
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Are the 1970s the Best Decade in Automotive History?

The decade of the 1970s has adopted the ominous nickname “malaise era” among gearheads. At first glance, it’s easy to see why folks aren’t too fond of the seventies—performance was […]