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We're Loving the Eclectic Police Cars of Japan's Police Force
Japan’s police fleet is made up of some eye-catching gems like the Lexus LC 500 coupe, Kei minivan, and Nissan Skyline GT-R R34.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Fun Facts About the 'Smokey and the Bandit' Trans Am
The Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am was a 1976 Pontiac with power. After ​​the release of the movie, sales volumes doubled to over 117,108 units for the Trans Am.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What Car Was Bumblebee and Barricade From ‘Transformers’?
You might have walked past a “Transformers” vehicle without recognizing it. Bumblebee and Barricade were both created from famous sports cars.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
If You Really Want To, You Can Go See Ted Bundy's Car
The horrific serial killer drove around an unassuming VW Beetle. The Beetle is on display at a museum in Tennessee to raise awareness and spark changes in the law.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
This Hot Wheels Car Is Worth More Than the VW Bus That Inspired It
The rear-loading Hot Wheels Pink Beach Bomb is a rare toy car that’s highly valuable to collectors. It’s worth even more than the real VW Bus that inspired it.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Is the Land Rover Defender 90 Good at Off-Roading?
Critics had a lot of praise for the 2021 Land Rover Defender 90. The vehicle was responsive and performed well in off-road testing.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Rock Climbers: What's the Best Vehicle for Climbing Trips?
Looking for the best vehicles to take on climbing trips? We’ve got you covered whether you want a van, truck, SUV, or compact car.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What Model Was the Bad Boys II Ferrari?
The “Bad Boys” franchise is known for mixing humor with heart-pounding action, with shootouts and driving sequences that leave you on the edge of your seat. “Bad Boys II” had some of the best car chases, including one with a Ferrari 550 Maranello.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Volvo Will No Longer Sell The V90 Wagon in the US
Volvo’s list of beloved wagons is getting shorter and shorter as the Swedish automaker shifts their focus on a more highly profitable SUV lineup.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The 2008 Nissan Altima Had Widely Mixed Consumer Reviews
The 2008 Nissan Altima has mixed reviews, with some critics saying the car has mechanical failures and little space and others saying it’s a top pick for used cars.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Cheapest 3-Row SUV Is Made by Volkswagen
The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan is the cheapest three-row SUV of the year. It’s a safe family vehicle with an affordable price tag.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Different Kinds of Cars Affect Your Car Insurance Rates
The type of car you drive heavily influences how much you pay for insurance. Read this article to learn abut how insurance rates change by vehicle type.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Sedans Aren't a Dying Breed in a Few Areas of the U.S.
In recent years, SUVs have become more popular overall than sedans, but the latter is still popular in a few specific areas of the U.S.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Car Insurance Companies Determine Insurance Rates
Insurance rates are affected by more than your car's price tag. Potential repair costs, risk of theft, and safety features, and more affect your rates.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Car Makes

How much horsepower does a NASCAR have?
I’m a huge NASCAR fan and I know those cars are super fast—but how much horsepower does a NASCAR actually have?
Sarah Gray
Feb 28, 2022
How fast can the 1990 Mazda Miata go from 0 to 60?
I’m looking to add a used Mazda Miata to my collection, and I’ve heard lots of good things, but I’m curious about speed. How fast does a 1990 Miata go from 0 to 60?
Pat Roache
Mar 03, 2022
How do I turn off the hazard lights on my Tesla Model 3?
It's going to sound so stupid, but I have a new Tesla, and I can't figure out how to turn off the hazards. I looked all over the dash and the button doesn't even seem to exist. How do I turn them off?
Liz Jenson
Nov 12, 2021
What is the Toyota Tundra’s payload capacity?
I take a lot of big trips, and some of them involve heavy equipment. That said, I need a car that can handle my gear. What exactly is the Toyota Tundra’s payload capacity?
Joshua Levy
Mar 03, 2022
How fast does the Ford Taurus SHO go 0-60?
The local Ford dealer where I live has a used 2018 Ford Taurus SHO on the lot for a great price. It’s a great-looking car, but I’m not sure if it will satisfy my need for speed. How quickly does the Taurus SHO go from 0-60?
Eric Schad
Feb 24, 2022
How do I open a Cadillac hood?
Help! I need to check my battery on my Cadillac but I can’t get the hood open. It feels like a stupid question, but how do I pop the hood?
Sarah Gray
Feb 28, 2022
What is a Sprinter van?
One of my friends is using his newly remote job to travel the country in a campervan. He keeps talking about how he eventually wants to upgrade to a Sprinter, but I have no idea what that is. What exactly is a Sprinter van?
Eric Schad
Mar 04, 2022
What's the fastest compact SUV?
I don’t need a gargantuan SUV. In fact, I’m looking for a compact SUV that balances speed and convenience. What’s the fastest compact SUV money can buy?
Eric Schad
Apr 04, 2022
How fast can the 2020 Honda Pilot go 0-60?
Does the 2020 Honda Pilot have a good acceleration time? I’ve driven my friend’s Honda before and sometimes it was kind of difficult to accelerate quickly. I’m considering buying a Honda Pilot, but I don’t want to get a Honda if they all have bad acceleration time!
Liz Jenson
Feb 25, 2022
What is the towing capacity on the 2019 Ram 3500?
I’m about to trade in my old Highlander and I’m looking to upgrade to a pickup truck for its hauling capabilities. My friend swears by the Ram 3500, but I’m not sure it’s powerful enough. How much weight can a 2019 Ram 3500 tow?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
What is the 0-60 time for the 2016 Subaru WRX?
I’m looking into getting a sports car, and I think the 2016 Subaru WRX is within my price range. Just curious, though—what is the 0-60 for the WRX? Does it compare to other sports vehicles?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
Would a Dodge Challenger be a good first car?
My son just got his license and wants a car. He loves Dodge Challengers and has been saving up for one. I’m going to supplement the purchase, but I want to help him buy a car that I feel good about. Is a Dodge Challenger a good first car?
Melanie Johnson
Feb 28, 2022
Can you sleep in an RV bed while driving?
I’m taking my family on an RV road trip this summer. We don’t have enough seat belts for everyone, but it’s most likely that at least one person will be sleeping in the bed as we drive. Can you sleep in an RV bed while driving?
Rob Shapiro
Jan 21, 2022
What does GTX stand for in my car’s model name?
I recently attended a car show and saw the amazing 1971 Plymouth GTX driven by Dominic Toretto in The Fate of the Furious, and I was wondering—what does GTX stand for?
Sarah Gray
Feb 28, 2022
How fast does the 2012 Ferrari California go 0-60?
I was looking for a new car on Autotrader, and I came across a 2012 Ferrari California, ironically for sale in California. I don’t think many people intentionally aim to buy a Ferrari, but the price is amazingly low. While I’m still on the fence about buying it, I’m curious. How quickly does the Ferrari California reach 60 mph?
Eric Schad
Feb 24, 2022
What are the 2004 Mustang GT's specs as far as going 0-60?
Does the 2004 Mustang GT have good specs? I want to buy one but I want to make sure that it can go 0-60 quickly, among other things.
Liz Jenson
Feb 25, 2022
How much do Smart cars weigh?
How much does a Smart car weigh? I am thinking about getting one, but the small size has me a little nervous. It looks like a small gust of wind can blow one right off the road!
Shannon Martin
Nov 05, 2021
How much does a Smart car weigh?
How much does a Smart car usually weigh? I read that heavier cars use more gas, so I’m just curious about lighter cars.
Liz Jenson
Nov 26, 2021
What is the 0-60 time for the 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S?
I’m hunting for a new sports car, and I’ve heard great things about the 2018 Porsche 911. Isn’t the acceleration supposed to be mind-blowing in this thing? How fast can the Porsche 911 Turbo S go from 0-60?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
How do I get discounts on my car insurance?
I feel like I'm paying way too much for car insurance. How can I find discounts to make it cheaper?
Liz Jenson
Sep 21, 2021
What is the 0-60 time for the 2016 STI?
I finally got my new sports car—a 2016 Subaru WRX STI—and I’m kind of curious how fast its acceleration is. I’m not gonna try it, but how fast can the 2016 STI go from 0-60?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
How do I turn on my hazard lights in my Tesla Model 3?
I feel like an idiot but I can't find the hazards button in my Tesla. Where is it?
Liz Jenson
Nov 12, 2021
What is the top speed for a Subaru BRZ?
I‘ve heard Subarus are known for being fast cars that handle well on the road. I’m interested in getting the BRZ so I’m wondering, what is its top speed?
Mary Cahill
Mar 02, 2022
What car is Ray Donovan driving?
I’ve been watching the Ray Donovan series and am obsessed with all the cars he drives! Do you know what they are? I especially like the car in season 6 and am tempted to get one.
Tiffany Leung
Apr 04, 2022
How much does a Smart car weight?
Every time my kids and I see one of these cars on the streets, we can’t help but marvel at how tiny they are, especially compared to our huge SUV. We’ve got a friendly family wager going on and we need your help to settle it. What’s the weight of a Smart car?
Samuel Todd
Feb 25, 2022
Is it legal to build your own car?
I’ve been repairing beater cars for years, but I’ve always had the desire to build my own vehicle. While I’ve read about kit cars, I’m not sure if they’re legal. Can I legally build my own car?
Eric Schad
Apr 04, 2022
What is the towing capacity on the 2019 Armada?
I’m interested in buying a new SUV that can handle pulling my family’s camper out to the woods this summer. I’ve heard the Nissan Armada is a pretty solid vehicle for that. How much can the 2019 Armada tow?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
What is the top speed of a Nissan Altima?
I’m shopping for a new daily driver. I want something with great fuel efficiency, but I still want the engine to pack a punch. What is the top speed of a Nissan Altima?
Max Werner
Mar 01, 2022
How many car seats fit in a Hyundai Santa Fe?
How many car seats can I fit in my Hyundai Santa Fe? I am pregnant with my third child and I am hoping that I can fit all three car seats in the back. If I can’t fit all three, what are some other options?
Liz Jenson
Nov 26, 2021
What is the 0-60 time for the 2018 Subaru WRX?
My wife and I just retired, and we’re looking to liven up our daily routine with a new sports car. Lately we’ve taken an interest in the 2018 Subaru WRX model, but I’m wondering about the acceleration. How quickly can the 2018 Subaru WRX get from 0 to 60?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022

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