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Radical RXC Turbo packs 454hp Ford EcoBoost punch

Radical RXC Turbo packs 454hp Ford EcoBoost punch

If you have never heard of Radical Sportscars, don't feel bad. This is a small car company that makes a lot of sports cars that aren’t street legal and are designed to be driven on a racetrack. The Radical line of cars are insanely, stupid fast. Radical has unveiled its latest concoction and the beast is even street legal in the UK.

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1/3 of San Francisco taxi drivers moved to private transportation firms like Uber

1/3 of San Francisco taxi drivers moved to private transportation firms like Uber

Private transportation start-ups like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar are chipping away at the foundation of the traditional taxi and the companies that operate the cabs. This has created some animosity between companies like Uber and taxi firms in some parts of the world. One example is the Uber driver and passengers that were reportedly attacked by Taxi drivers in Paris.

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2015 Subaru WRX STI rocks 305hp turbo 2.5L engine

2015 Subaru WRX STI rocks 305hp turbo 2.5L engine

Subaru has officially unveiled the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX STI at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The unveiling of the higher performance STI version of the WRX comes after the standard WRX was unveiled back in November 2013. Whereas the standard WRX gets a 2.0L turbo engine, the STI version gets a larger 2.5L engine producing more power.

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SoundHound and Hyundai team for embedded music search and discovery

SoundHound and Hyundai team for embedded music search and discovery

Automaker Hyundai Motor Group has teamed with SoundHound to bring a new music service into some of its 2014 model year Hyundai and Kia cars. SoundHound is a sound search firm that offers tech for an embedded music search and discovery system. The partnership will integrate SoundHound directly into the head unit of the car.

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Uber driver and passengers attacked in Paris

Uber driver and passengers attacked in Paris

In many of the large cities around the world, taxis are a big business. Helping people to get around the cities makes a lot of drivers significant money. Paris is one of the big cities where there are a lot of taxis to take tourists and others around the city.

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2014 SRT Viper strikes in Detroit with new color and options package

2014 SRT Viper strikes in Detroit with new color and options package

With the North American International Auto Show kicking off today in Detroit, there will be a lot of news in the car world over the next week or so. This is the first major auto show in the US each year and a number of new vehicles will be unveiled at the show. SRT is on hand with its 2014 Viper.

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Porsche 911 Targa to debut in Detroit this month

Porsche 911 Targa to debut in Detroit this month

When it comes time to shop for a car that has a bit of open-air feel, the convertible comes to mind for most people. However, convertibles aren’t for everyone and there are other ways to get a bit of fresh air inside your car such as the sunroof. Porsche has a history of offering a third way to get some air in its venerable 911 sports car that hasn’t been seen in many years- the targa top.

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Ford Edge Concept gets self-parking tech

Ford Edge Concept gets self-parking tech

Ford officially unveiled a new concept car at the LA Auto show this week called the Ford Edge Concept. Ford says that the new concept car offers "strong hints" at the technology and dynamic design that will go into the company's future utility vehicles for global sale. The Edge Concept doesn’t look much like a concept car, it looks very much ready for showrooms.

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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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