How an NYC Taxi Driver Pocketed $28k in Unpaid Tolls

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Times are tough and every paycheck counts, so pinching pennies here and there is a reality for many Americans. Though while most people cut them from their grocery or heating bills, one New York City cab driver cut them from his tolls. Everyday. For nearly two years. Continue Reading »

Hennessy Tunes the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, Delivers 550-hp

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We were well aware that the folks at Hennessey loved to tune all things General Motors. With the recent onslaught of new vehicles, the Texas tuning house has done its thing with Corvettes and Silverados–turning them into high-horsepower beasts. But this is something that we did not see coming– a Cadillac Escalade, tuned by Hennessey.

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North America Will Have to Wait on the (Real) New Chevy Cruze

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Fans of the Chevy Cruze can breathe easy. The brand’s hot selling compact sedan is getting a facelift for the upcoming year in North America, but Shanghai GM has one-upped the U.S. by unveiling a newly redesigned generation of the Cruze that for the time being will only be offered in China.

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Subaru Decides Against A WRX Hatchback, Probably

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The saga of the Subaru WRX hatchback continues. Will they, or won’t they build the 2015 WRX with a five door option? Per latest reports — they will not.

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2015 Subaru WRX Quick Drive: A Grippy First Impression

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We’ve been waiting anxiously to get behind the wheel of the new Subaru WRX. It’s one of those cars that begs to be driven — and hard. Thankfully, our friends at ibeSTAMPED managed to pick one up early from the dealership, and give us a chance to take it for a quick spin.

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19 Years of the Jaguar XK: A History in Horsepower

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The Jaguar XK turns 19 next year, and after nearly two decades of service, the brand has granted the aging grand tourer a retirement it deserves. But what’s so special about a long-in-the-tooth GT car from the English West Midlands? More than you might think.

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Morgan Plus 8 Speedster is Modern Power Wrapped in Vintage Styling

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Morgan is a company that we can certainly get behind. While the average buyer might be more inclined to own a sensible family sedan, Morgan is for the driver who considers vintage goggles and five-point safety harnesses “sensible.” And Morgan has just upped the ante with its latest creation.

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SUV Owners in NYC, SF, Boston Forced to Pay Extra for Parking

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Suburbia might be the land of the crossover, but if one is to be king in such a realm, they require a vehicle that is larger and sits taller. As such, despite seldom using its V8 engine or 4×4 capabilities, the full-size SUV rules the road in American neighborhoods– but there is a downside.

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Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle is a Wildly Futuristic Way to Ride

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We’re gonna keep the green theme rolling today, in more way than one. There is an argument from the motorcycle community, that riding a hog is less piggish on gas. It’s true that motorcycles are far more efficient than cars, but what is more efficient than a motorcycle? An electric motorcycle, of course.

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Ford to Offer Performance Pack for 4-Cylinder Mustang?

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It’s Earth Day, which means we have efficiency and green tech on the mind, but that doesn’t mean that the cars have to be boring. Advancements in drivetrains have meant that performance enthusiasts (facing ever-tightening fuel economy regulations) can have their high-speed cake and eat it too. The latest example of this comes from the new four-cylinder Ford Mustang.

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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.