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  • Hooniverse Asks – Do You Miss New Car November?

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    Long ago, car makers used to introduce their entire lineup of revamped product in the fall. It became a tradition, and dealers would drape their windows in anticipation of dramatic unveilings. But that’s not the case today.

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  • Lamborghini Espada For Sale: I Give Up On These Damn Webers Edition

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    Lamborghinis from the ’70s are the tourettes of exotic cars- twitchy, edgy, and with the constant threat that they will undertake some radical dynamic that will end up with you in a ditch wondering what the hell just happened. On top of that, the Bizzarrini-designed 3,929-cc V12 is one of the most temperamental engines to…

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  • Hoonivision: This Hyundai Scoupe Ad Has EVERYTHING!

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    Disembodied sexy legs!!! A Mr. Miagi body double!!! Turbocharged Hyundai Scoupes!!! Spectacular ’80s soundtrack!!! An autogyro!?!?! Yes, yes, and YES! It’s hard to believe the American buying public gave the Scoupe, a miserable variant of the easily (and deservedly) maligned Excel/Pony, such a cool reception … but if we’d had this Korean-market ad, maybe Hyundai…

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  • My Triumph As A LeMons Trophy Maker: Most Likely To Get Their Fingers Broken By The Casino Pit Boss!

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    As every follower of the 24 Hours Of LeMons knows, the racers will do just about anything to get one of Jeff Glenn’s trophies to display in their Pabst-and-90-weight-reeking garages. When Jeff gets the LeMons Trophy Assembly Line going, he manages to crank out these masterpieces at the rate of one per 15 minutes. Me,…

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  • Look North For LeMons Inspiration: 3 Lada Nivas for $900CAN

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    Ask and ye shall receive, or so the saying goes. We actually don’t want to know what the question would be (“how can I get my spouse to leave me and take the children?”), but here’s at least one possible answer: 3 Lada Nivas, with burly “made in the Soviet Union” construction and the ability…

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  • Hooniversal Joints: The Motoraunt

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    The owners of the Motoraunt in Edmonton had a dream, many years ago. It involved the massive engine from a Cadillac Eldorado, a hand-crafted custom double-decker motorhome, and a life of freedom, consisting of simple living, no destination, and the open road.

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  • Last Call- How To Make Your Commute More Enjoyable

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    Census data says that, on average, Americans spend 100 hours a year commuting back and forth to work. If I was this guy, I’d ask: “Is that all?”

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  • The Wonder of It All: Super Car Road Trips Invades New England

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    Living in Southern California, I am guilty of taking exotic car sightings for granted. At any given time here in behind the Orange Curtain, I can be at a stop light with latest from Maranello on one side and something crafted by the crew from Crewe on the other. I am not saying I get…

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  • Wrenchmonkee Custom Motorcycles Will Kick Start Your Heart

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    Have been lamenting your lack of something with a unique aesthetic between your legs? Well, forget American Chopper and grab a plane for Denmark, because Copenhagen’s Wrenchmonkees are building some of the most insanely cool bikes around.

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  • Transformers Halloween Costume Better Than Transformers II

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    This father, Preston Dean, from somewhere in your United States, clearly loves his child Conner much more than your father loved you. He spent months creating a costume for his Kindergartener that was a faithful reproduction of a character called “Sideswipe”.

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  • Nicest BugBox We've Ever Seen

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    We have to give this eBay seller credit. Based on the photos and the description, this is indeed the nicest BugBox we’ve encountered. The workmanship is as thorough and complete as anything we’ve seen. But the bidding is up to $27,000… and the reserve has not yet been met.

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  • More NEA Than NHRA- Questionable Auto Art

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    Need to replace that picture of the dogs playing poker? Hooniverse is here to help.

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  • Unitentionally Creepy Car Ad – Mexican Volare

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    While owning a Plymouth Volare could have been horrifying in its own right, this 1979 ad from Chrysler SA proves that just being around the mopar mid-sizer could give you the willies. We don’t know if it’s how everyone seems to be running away from the car, or the birds attempting to peck its eyes…

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  • Review: Forza Motorsport 3

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    Approximately 82% of you who read this site are here because you love cars, working on them and having fun with them. On an unrelated note, 63% of all statistics are made up on the spot. Make that 64%. Anyway, cars are not, sadly, a particularly cheap hobby. Sure, narcotics, booze, gambling and loose women…

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  • Hooniversal Joints- Dick Guldstrand's Shop

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    Whether you hoon on the street, or hoon on the track, you want your loud pedal to dig deeper, and your go-fast to be go-fastier than the other guy. And if big-bore Chevys are your cup-o-hoon, then there’s a guy you might want to meet. We met him- in fact he let us peek behind…

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  • Hooniverse Asks- What Safety Equipment Do You Keep In Your Car?

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    Hooniverse wants to hear from you. Whether it’s hurricanes, blizzards, locusts, or just a distracted driver ramming into you, sh*t happens. Today we want to know if you follow the Boy Scout motto of always being prepared- and if so we want you to tell us what you keep in your car in event of…

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