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TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2010

2011 GT 500 goes all-aluminum with 550HP

In the year 2011 the Shelby GT500 will lose 102 lbs and gain 10HP via an all-aluminum 5.4-liter supercharged V8. That’s 550 HP and 510 lb-ft of torque with 80 percent of the juice available between 1,750 and 6,250 rpm. Ford hopes the lighter, more...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2010

Beater Diaries: Joe's 1996 Dodge Caravan

Although technically a minivan owner, Joe’s relationship with his 1996 Dodge Caravan brings to mind the Custom Van culture of the 1970’s. When I arrived at his apartment complex his pride and joy was parked in a bus stop on the street. Name: Joe Vehicle:...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2010

THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2010

THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 2010

El Camino reborn? Are they cereal this time?

News has it there’s a chance, once again, that the legendary El Camino name could soon be resurrected. Mark Reuss, General Motors’ new president of GM North America, said recently that the Holden Ute VE might still be retooled and sold in the U.S. as...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2010

FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2010

MotorSpaceNW guide to swindling test-drives

Listen… do you smell that? It’s opportunity. A shiny new year is upon us and our humble auto enthusiast site just topped one thousand members. We should all be proud. More importantly we should all be blogging. Anyone can write for MotorSpaceNW. It’s like a...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2010

BMW M Power Meter App for iPhone

Car enthusiasts with iPhone’s should be happy to know BMW just released a free app that measures acceleration runs and g-forces on any car. Using integrated movement sensors, the App captures: -Speed (mph / km/h) -Forward acceleration (Forward g) -Lateral acceleration (Lateral g) -Travel time...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2009

Boss & 5.0 Mustangs are back

In 2011 happy consumers will once again be able to roll in a 5.0 with the ragtop down so their hair can blow. Yessir, the 5.0 is back to the tune of 412 ponies and 390lb-ft of torque. That’s up from about 175hp in the...

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A belated holiday tale for MotorSpaceNW

A dolphin air freshener, anti-seize lubricant, a box of spark plugs, a polyester travel blanket and a battery powered screwdriver. These were the car related gifts I received early this Christmas morn. As they lay spread out in front my pajama booties in the living...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 2009

Toyobaru FT-86 love child

Toyota and Subaru are having a baby, twins actually. Dubbed Toyobaru by the automotive press, the joint project is more officially known as the Toyota FT-86 concept. Subaru fathered the powertrain and chassis; the body appears to have been ladled directly from the Toyota gene...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2009

Kepler Motion: 200mph Hybrid Supercar

Last week at the Dubai International Motor Sow, the guys from Kepler introduced the Motion, equipped with what they call “dual powertrain” technology. This means the front wheels are powered by a 250hp electric motor while the rear wheels are driven by a 550hp Ford...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 2009

GM pulls plug on Saab

News came today that General Motors will be forced to kill Saab after a deal to sell the Swedish brand to Spyker Cars fell through. GM plans to wind-down the automaker over the course of three months. From the press release: "Despite the best efforts...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 17, 2009

TUESDAY, DEC. 15, 2009

THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 2009

TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2009

TUESDAY, DEC. 1, 2009

Tiger Woods' mysterious low-speed wreck

Tiger Woods is in the automotive news for crashing a Cadillac Escalade through a fire hydrant and into a neighbor’s tree at 2:25 a.m., several days before he was scheduled to host his Chevron World Challenge. Windermere police chief Daniel Saylor said officers arrived on...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2009

THURSDAY, NOV. 19, 2009

Rich guise: Crashing exotic cars, because they can

What might seem like an embarrassing mishap to common folk is really a right of passage into the playboy world. No, not accidentally killing a stripper, but wrecking an exotic car. Over the weekend, Ferrari/Fiat Chairman Luca Montezemolo slowly drove a Ferrari California off the...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 2009

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TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2009

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