Is This a Tron Lamborghini or a Carolina Panthers Lamborghini?

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A real Tron light cycle would be cool, but imagine if there was also a real Tron Lamborghini. That’s exactly what this car looks like in Forza. It was done up as an homage to the film, but Carolina Panthers safety Roman Harper sees it in a very different light. Continue Reading »

‘Die Another Day’ Aston Martin Replica Will Cost You $249,000

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The year is 2002. The movie is the James Bond classic, Die Another Day. Once the lights came back on in theaters, many moviegoers were left thinking the same thing – the Aston Martin Vanquish – what a car! It shot rockets, had retractable machines guns, and as Q points out, it could even ‘Vanish’. Who wouldn’t want one? Well now, you can have one… sort of.  Continue Reading »

Rutledge Wood Talks Long Beach Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race and Tanner Foust’s Insane Drift Passat

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Today at 4 p.m. ET, Rutledge Wood, Alfonso Ribeiro, Nathan Kress, and a gaggle of others will see the green light for the Toyota Pro/Celebrity race during Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend. It’s the 39th running of the event, and this year’s has plenty of experienced drivers in the mix. Continue Reading »

Watch This Clueless Girl Hate On This Guy’s Prom Proposal Without Knowing

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High school is tough. Emotions are fragile in a time when a majority of people are just searching for a way to find acceptance and fit in. Part of this process is partaking in the tradition of high school dances and finding a creative way to ask somebody to go with you. Daniel Pena thought that’s what he’d done. His girl wasn’t impressed. Continue Reading »

The JATO Rocket Car Myth: Urban Legends Take Flight

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Fans of the Darwin Awards take note: it seems that not all of the stories circulated by the award’s presenters are true. For example, consider the account of the non-too-bright inventor who decided to strap a solid fuel rocket to the top of his car and go for a ride. This story has been repeated so often that many people believe it’s true. In reality, it’s one of the most successful urban legends in history. Continue Reading »

Who Actually Owns Supercar Maker ATS?

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The other day, we were introduced to the ATS 2500 supercar. It’s lovely. It’s fast. It’s Italian. Except there’s a big problem with it— the car, the design, the trademarks, everything was allegedly stolen from one designer. How does one go about allegedly stealing an entire vehicle idea? It goes like this… Continue Reading »

Take a Closer Look at the ‘Furious 7′ Off-Road Charger

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A few weeks back I had the opportunity to sit down with Dennis McCarthy, picture car coordinator of the Fast and Furious series going back to Tokyo Drift. We talked about launching cars out of planes, the amazing life of Paul Walker, and one car in particular – the Furious 7 off-road Dodge Charger.  Continue Reading »

2016 Volkswagen Van Gets Bold Looks, But Not for US…Yet

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American van fans are fairly lucky. The last few years have brought the Ford Transit Connect to these continental shores, as well as the Nissan NV200, and the RAM Promaster City. But one workhorse has gone and has yet to return – the legendary Volkswagen Transporter.  Continue Reading »

Ferrari’s Tablet App Lets Prospective Buyers Play Mechanic and Customizer

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Ferrari is changing the way rich people shop for and buy cars. The Italian auto manufacturer just launched an Augmented Reality Showroom app that allows people to use a tablet to virtually change options like wheels, color, or brakes on the car that’s right in front of them. Continue Reading »

Yes, Someone Actually Turned an Audi R8 Into a Skoda Supercar

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What you are looking at is an Audi R8 that has been customized into a Skoda R200. Nope, this is not a rendering, but a real car that exists in the real world. It was designed as an homage to Skoda’s 130RS supercar, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

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CONTRIBUTORS

  • George Kennedy

    As BoldRide’s Managing Editor, George Kennedy helps bring forth his voice and perspective of the automotive landscape. Before joining the BR team, George has been a senior writer at WheelsTV, a feature writer for Hemmings Classic Wheels and an associate editor at Autoblog.com. He is also a featured contributor for the Boston Globe.

  • Jeff Perez

    Miami born BoldRide Content Director, Jeff began writing and attending auto shows while still in high school. As much as he loves the run-of-the-mill Italian supercar, his dream would be to compete in a bare-knuckle rally stage behind the wheel of a Lancia Stratos. If the classic Lancia ever does make it's way back into production he will be giving up his soul to own one.

  • Michael Prichinello

    Michael co-owns the Manhattan Classic Car Club. His idea of a dream vacation is flying somewhere to drive for a few thousand miles and, accordingly, he's racked up close to 500,000 miles driven in his lifetime. That includes five trips to the Nurburgring, and countless other races. While he's piloted more than 400 different types of cars, his first was a 1991 Trans Am.

  • Bill Wilson

    Bill was born with grease under his fingernails and a socket wrench in his hand. Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration. But he has nurtured a passion for both writing and for all things automotive during most of his 46 years on the planet. He lives with his wife and a motley crew of dogs, cats, and other furry creatures near Asheville, NC. In his spare time he can usually be found at car shows.