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RML Short Wheelbase is like a Ferrari 250 GT with modern tech

RML Short WheelbaseBritish motorsport and engineering company RML Group on Wednesday revealed the first photos of a sports car inspired by a classic Ferrari, specifically the 250 GT SWB. Called the RML Short Wheelbase, it's just the latest in a growing pile of modern cars with styling cribbed from icons of the past. Only last month fellow British company GTO...

Remember the Hydrocar? It still exists and it's for sale

Hydrocar (Photo by Barrett-Jackson)Amphibious cars are a fad that rises and falls like the tide, and in the early 2000s, the Hydrocar was the amphibious car of the moment. Now it's scheduled to cross the block at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas, scheduled for June 17-19. The Hydrocar took 10 years to build, according to the listing, and made a big splash (pun intended) when...

First drive review: 2021 Kia K5 GT spins the fun dial way up

2021 Kia K5 GTMainstream mid-size sedans aren’t typically known for being fun. Practical and affordable yes, but it’s rare for cars in this class to place an equal emphasis on drivability. Beyond the defunct Ford Taurus SHO and the Mazdaspeed version of the Mazda 6 which was sold more than a decade ago, I’m hard pressed to think of anything...

2021 Formula One French Grand Prix preview: A return to Circuit Paul Ricard

Circuit Paul RicardRound seven of the 2021 Formula One World Championship takes us this weekend to Circuit Paul Ricard, the current home of the French Grand Prix. The race was absent on the calendar last year due to Covid-19 disruptions, but it's back now and should see plenty of action thanks to the ongoing close battle between points leaders Lewis Hamilton of...

Ford trademarked the Splash name, again

1998 Ford Ranger SPLASHFord has once again filed a trademark application for the Splash name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The Splash name was previously used on a special version of the Ranger pickup truck in the 1990s. Like all trademark applications, though, this doesn't mean Ford has immediate plans to use the name on a production...
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