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Polaris Sportsman WV850 H.O. gets its inspiration from the MV850, has airless tires

Polaris Sportsman WV850 H.O. gets its inspiration from the MV850, has airless tires

Tires, by their nature, are vulnerable components on any vehicle, though some are more robust than others. For vehicles in situations where a lot of abuse is possible, airless tires have been explored as one possibility to eliminate the hassle (and potential harmful) issue of flats. Real-world usage of airless tires has been close to nil, however, and the technology has seen many years of gradual refinements. The Polaris Sportsman WV850 H.O. changes this, coming with TerrainArmor airless tires.

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Hyundai creates the most powerful street-focused Veloster Turbo for SEMA

Hyundai creates the most powerful street-focused Veloster Turbo for SEMA

Hyundai has announced another very interesting show car that will be on display at SEMA kicking off next month in Las Vegas. The car was created by Hyundai in conjunction with Fox Marketing Cars and is claimed to be the most powerful street-focused Veloster Turbo ever built. The vehicle features a huge number of upgraded performance parts.

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Aeromobil flying car takes its maiden voyage

Aeromobil flying car takes its maiden voyage

Flying cars are something that drivers and pilots alike have dreamed of for decades. A company called Terrafugia has been working on flying car concepts such as its cool vertical takeoff and landing TF-X and others for a long time. Another company has stepped into the flying car market with a prototype vehicle that has taken its maiden voyage. The company is called Aeromobil and the flying car was designed by Stefan Klein.

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Female land speed record broken by Jessi Combs after 48 years

Female land speed record broken by Jessi Combs after 48 years

The land speed record for females has stood for 48 years since it was set in 1965 by a woman named Lee Breedlove. The record was set on the Utah Salt Lake Flats with an average speed of 308.51 mph over a total of four runs. That record fell recently with Jessi Combs setting an average speed of 392.954 mph on October 9.

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Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse officially unveiled

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse officially unveiled

Lamborghini has officially unveiled a new version of its "entry-level" sports car called the Gallardo at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show. We first learned about this new Lamborghini back in late July ahead of its official introduction in Frankfurt. Lamborghini says that the Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse is the most extreme street model in the Gallardo line.

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BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car costs over $135,000

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car costs over $135,000

BMW officially unveiled the i8 plug-in hybrid 2+2 sports car at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show this week. BMW calls the vehicle with the most anticipated cars in history, I think that's a bit of a stretch but it's a cool hybrid sports car nonetheless. The vehicle will cost $135,925 including destination handling.

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2014 Subaru BRZ gets standard nav and HID headlights

2014 Subaru BRZ gets standard nav and HID headlights

Subaru has announced the 2014 BRZ sports car. The vehicle carries forward with a 200-horsepower Subaru Boxer engine and still focuses on a low center of gravity, light weight, and precise handling. The 2014 model is available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Pull up a chair, folks, because it's about to get good. After receiving a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommending that Chrysler recall some 2.7 million Jeep models, the car maker has come forward to say that they do "not agree with NHTSA’s conclusions," noting that "the subject vehicles are safe and are not defective."

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GM recalls over 38,000 hybrids over fire hazard

GM recalls over 38,000 hybrids over fire hazard

General Motors has recalled more than 38,000 of their new hybrid vehicles over the possibility that a faulty circuit board in the trunk could potentially overheat and start a fire. The recall affects new Buick LaCrosse and Regal models, and Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles, all from the 2012 and 2013 model years.

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BMW recalls 220,000 vehicles over airbag issue

BMW recalls 220,000 vehicles over airbag issue

BMW will be recalling some 220,000 vehicles over an airbag issue that causes the front passenger seat airbag from not inflating correctly due to a manufacturing defect in the airbag inflator. No reports of injuries or accidents have been reported, but officials say that the malfunction could cause a fire or passengers being injured by metal fragments shooting out of the airbag.

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Tesla in talks with Google over self-driving car tech [UPDATE]

Tesla in talks with Google over self-driving car tech [UPDATE]

Tesla Motors, the company behind the popular Model S and its all-electric car tech in general, is interested in self-driving cars and is in talks with Google on how bring that technology to Tesla cars in the future. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that self-driving cars are the way of the future and are the next step in car technology.

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Northrop Grumman unveils latest generation of its CUTLASS unmanned ground vehicle

Northrop Grumman unveils latest generation of its CUTLASS unmanned ground vehicle

Northrop Grumman is one of the largest defense contractors in the United States and the company works on a wide variety of projects for the US military. Many those projects have to do with aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles, but some of the projects aren't designed to fly. Northrop Grumman has announced the launch of its latest generation CUTLASS unmanned ground vehicle.

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