The hitchBOT Hitchhiking Robot Gets Vandalized in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia may be known as the “City of Brotherly Love,” but one robot passing through Philly isn’t feeling quite so warm and fuzzy.  Continue Reading »

Spyker Rises From the Grave; Plans to Merge With American Airplane Company

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It’s been a tumultuous few years for Dutch automaker Spyker. After a series of mishaps from CEO Victor Muller, some unsettled debts, and a few assets having to find a new home, it looks like the marque is back on its feet—and completely free of debt. Continue Reading »

6 Stunning Open-Wheel Racecars Coming Up For Auction

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Driving an open-wheel racecar is undoubtedly on the bucket list of more than a few enthusiasts. But actually owning one? That’s a whole new level of awesome that very few people will ever achieve in their lifetime. Continue Reading »

Xzibit Pimps His Own Ride, A Custom Jeep Wrangler

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For six seasons, Pimp My Ride, gave the world a view into extreme auto customization, while simultaneously giving car enthusiasts the guilty pleasure of asking, “Why would you do THAT?!” At the show’s core was its host, rapper Xzibit, who was always winking at the camera. Now, the pimpee becomes the pimped with his new tuned Jeep Wrangler.

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This 1979 Concept Camaro is One Rare Street Machine

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The 1970s aren’t exactly remembered as “the best of times” for American performance cars. Generally speaking, styling took a backwards leap and engine power suffered an even worse fate. But despite the malaise era’s downward dive, a few champions arose from the ashes.  Continue Reading »

Robbie Maddison Just Rode a Dirt Bike On a Wave and It’s Insane

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We’re not sure how you were expecting to start your Monday off, but I bet it wasn’t watching something as insanely awesome as this. Robbie Maddison—an Australian extreme sports athlete and all-around badass—strapped some skis on his dirt bike and rode a wave; a freakin’ wave. Continue Reading »

Sorry Brits: Ford May Only Sell 20 GT Supercars in the UK

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Ford is building a new GT supercar, didn’t you hear? And while we wait in anticipation for the latest and greatest track monster from Detroit Canada, Ford fans in the UK might not be so happy about the latest news. Continue Reading »

This Hennessey F-150 from “Top Gear” Will Cost You $150,000

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It isn’t often that you can call up a car company and say, “Hello, I’d like to buy the exact car that was driven on the set of Top Gear.” However, this is one of those exceptions.  Continue Reading »

Top 5 Fastest American Cars

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For the longest time, American cars had only been known for outright speed. They were point-and-shoot weapons that decimated the dragstrip. However, over the past few years, American cars have been improved ten-fold in the realm of cornering and offering the driver a more engaged experience. Cars like the Z/28 Camaro, or the Mustang GT350 are becoming the new normal for American performance cars.

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Watch a Pro Skater Grind Atop a Moving Mazda2

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Many automakers claim their owners take part in active lifestyles. But brands like Subaru and Mazda seem to have that more youthful buyer demographic dialed in. The latter is maybe trying to underscore that with this new video.

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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.