Monday, April 23, 2018

Thanks to the incredibly lax and voluntary guidelines outlined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, automakers have had free reign to develop and test autonomous technology as they see fit. Meanwhile, the majority of states have seemed eager to welcome companies to their neck of the woods with a minimum of hassle. But things are […]

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A United States Postal Service employe was charged with hoarding thousands of pieces of undelivered mail on Thursday. The bulk of the load, which ended up being crammed into his Nissan Pathfinder, was comprised of more than 10,000 letters — a true testament to the vehicle’s nearly 80 square-feet of cargo space. However, more items were […]

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After our first BaT Alumni Gathering in San Francisco was a huge success in February, we received a ton of feedback from users around the country asking for similar events in their areas. We now have several such events in the works, and are excited to announce the second BaT Alumni Gathering, this time at […]

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Slant six-powered 1964 Dodge Dart for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller’s description: I purchased this 1964 Dodge Dart GT from a guy that got it from Shreveport, LA. In the pictures you can see there is no rust in the underbody. This car is an original, with I think all the body panels that […]

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Reutter seat production for Porsche, 1961. All images courtesy Recaro. [Editor’s Note: Seatmaker Recaro’s PR folks were kind enough to dig through their archives for photos and information enough to put together this history of the company, going back more than a century.] The history of Recaro seats starts in 1963 in the German automotive […]

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This just in from the buyers of the 1961 Buick LeSabre that was listed here on BaT Auctions last 01/15/18 (link): “When I was 14, I purchased a 1973 Buick Centurion Convertible. With a 455 engine, it got less than 10 miles to the gallon, so I didn’t keep the car too long once I got […]

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The Nissan Rogue Sport, introduced partway into the 2017 model year, carries the Qashqai moniker north of the border, and for some reason I’ve taken to saying its name with an invisible exclamation mark. It’s like saying Seattle! — it just seems appropriate. In a bid to boost the sub-Rogue’s safety, Nissan has unveiled a mid-year update […]

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By the end of the year, you’ll know whether your next front-drive, non-supercar Ford might contain a carbon fiber cradle for its engine. As promised, supplier Magna has delivered a carbon fiber composite subframe prototype to Dearborn, destined for a rigorous life in a Fusion testbed. There’ll be calculators working overtime as Ford engineers and […]

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Just like the preceding decade, the 1990’s produced some of the most exciting rally homologation cars ever seen, including later developments of such icons as Lancia’s Delta Integrale and Toyota’s Celica GT-Four/All-Trac Turbo. Ford’s awesome Escort RS Cosworth is another of our favorites of the era, and the full-on stage-spec example that sold for $90k […]

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