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  • This Papercraft Überbird Soars into My Heart

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    Reader SmokyBurnout has recently taken up the wonderful art of papercraft. He stumbled across a template for a 1984 BMW 635CSi. Not content with the basic German goodness contained in the kit, he decided to produce his own version. The result has my jaw on the floor. Hop the jump for photos of what this…

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  • The Yamaha DT175

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    [Ed. Note: This Two-Wheel Tuesday post is brought to you courtesy of Tanshanomi and his big bike brain] “All you’ve got to do is stand, and fire three rounds a minute. Now, you and I know you can fire three rounds a minute…but can you stand?” — Richard Sharpe, Sharpe’s Eagle (1993) That stirring challenge…

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  • Ready for some Photo Phriday Phun?

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    Over the course of the next however-the-hell-I-feel-like-it minutes, I will post random awesomeness from around the tubes. It is Friday and you all want to get your weekend started properly… so here we go: The photo is titled ZondAss and was taken by Dennis Noten. [Found on TheAutoInsider’s Blog]

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  • Cars, Culture, and the City: New York City and the American Auto Culture

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    Looking for something to do? Are you free anytime between March 25th to August 8th? (Mad_Science isn’t…haha, and yes I’m really allergic to babysitting, it’s a rare condition) If you are anywhere near New York City then you should head over to the Museum of the City of New York. A new exhibition entitled Cars, Culture, and…

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  • NAIAS 2010: A mega-gallery courtesy of Speed:Sport:Life

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    Our friends at Speed:Sport:Life gained entry to the repetitive press conference convention exciting showcase of new products that is the North American International Auto Show. They have created their own mega-gallery of images and broken it down for you to easily find what you are looking for it. Speed:Sport:Life MegaSuperHappyFunTimeGallery

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  • 2011 Infiniti (a)M(azing)

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    Infiniti recently set up camp at the Olympic Training Center outside of San Diego to show off their totally re-worked M sedan. It now has the swoopy lines and muscular stance that the rest of the family enjoys, but is it an improvement from the previous generation?

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  • The AMT Piranha Will Make You Cry U.N.C.L.E.

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    From 1964 to 1968 there existed a television show called The Man from U.N.C.L.E. It starred Robert Vaughn and David McCallum who portrayed two secret agents working for the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement. They battled against their enemies who were part of the THRUSH organization, which was developed after the fall of…

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  • What's Your Eleanor? – If You Have the Means Edition

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    The year was 1986 and a plucky young Matthew Broderick decided it was time for his high school student character to take a day off. Along with his girlfriend and depressing best bud, Ferris Bueller took the city of Chicago by storm. His chariot of choice that day? A gleaming red 1961 Ferrari 250 GT…

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  • Packards For the Discriminating Clientele!

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    [Ed. note: Good friend of Hooniverse, Leo (aka SVT2888) decided to check out the annual Packard International Club get-together. What follows are his words and images. Thanks Leo!] This past weekend after Cars and Coffee, I decided to head to the Packards International club annual meet at the Double Tree hotel in Orange, CA. I…

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  • The Super Bowl MVP gets to drive…

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    Cadillac has supplied the Super Bowls most valuable player with their choice of a free ride for the last eight years. The most recent recipient, Santonio Holmes, went with a Platinum edition Hybrid Escalade. A safe, comfortable, and relatively PC choice, the Escalade Hybrid is also my choice for vehicle I secretly love even though…

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