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Old 6th May 2016, 20:45   #151
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End of the road for the iconic Toyota Land Cruiser 70 after a three decade run due to safety and emission norm tightening:

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...and-cruiser-70
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Ferrari opens its museum online:

http://www.motorauthority.com//1103...i-opens-its-m
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The Hummer (20 year old) owned by Rapper Tupac Shakur who was brutally shot in 1996, with 10,100 miles on its speedo, fetched $ 337,114 at an auction. This is 700 % more in comparison to the price a Hummer of that date would command.

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...337000#image=6
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A woman in China has crashed into a Jaguar XF with her Land Rover Evoque to leave a parking space, where she was blocked. This happened in Xiamen, a city in Southeastern China.

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http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...d-parking-spot
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Just check this one out. It is the MOTHER OF ALL RECALLS


Feminist groups in Argentina took to the streets to protest the instruction issued in the owners handbook of Fiat cars by the company in Argentina since early last year. It came into light just recently (means very few owners read handbooks) and said that:-

"If a lady's skirt is too short, we recommend that she travel in the back seat to keep our concentration."
"If the skirt is not that short but you tend to have a wandering hand, she should also travel behind."

Another section said that any woman who aspires to become a co-pilot "must at least have nice legs".

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/we-recom...#ixzz4BCYlpeyg


Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/we-recom...#ixzz4BCYJT4ep

Needless to say, the issuance of this owner's handbook had to be stopped yesterday by Fiat.

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Here is a totally lopsided comparo road test of a LaFerrari (3000lbs weight and 950 bhp output) with a KTM 1290 Super Duke that has an output of one fifth of the 950 horses of the Ferrari and weighs a fraction of the 3000 lbs. The KTM endured and held up the LaFerrari for quite longer than expected.

The newsreport and the video:

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...-ol-tug-of-war
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Some very common cars are turning just too old. The Honda Accord turns 40, while the Chevrolet Camaro turns 50.

The Honda Accord :

http://www.thecarconnection.com/news...f-us#src=10065

The Chevrolet Camaro :

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...-video-footage
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Audi is expected to introduce a vehicle-to-object (V2X) communication technology for its cars this fall. The V2X enables cars to communicate with surrounding infrastructure and is a step ahead towards the implementation of fully autonomous cars.

There will be a feature that communicates with traffic lights and interpretes when these will switch from red to green. A countdown is displayed in the instrument cluster or in the head-up display.

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...-to-turn-green
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End of the road for the iconic Toyota Land Cruiser 70 after a three decade run due to safety and emission norm tightening:

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1...and-cruiser-70
The site has been updated mentioning that Land cruiser 70 production will not be stopped.

Update: Toyota has confirmed production of the Land Cruiser 70 wont be ending anytime soon. Thanks to updates being introduced this year, namely in the area of safety and emissions, the go-anywhere range of SUVs and pickups will soldier on for the foreseeable future. An earlier version of this article featured outdated comments made by a Toyota exec a few years ago.
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The 2017 Jeep Compass makes it debut at the LA Auto Show

http://www.motorauthority.com/image/...7-jeep-compass
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