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I think USPS lost my package (and water is wet) I think USPS lost my package (and water is wet)

DHL handed it off to USPS 5 days ago, and and the USPS tracker still says “on its way to USPS.”

If Ford really making a baby Ranger?!? If Ford really making a baby Ranger?!?

The article comes from CarBuzz, which as sources go, is typically as reliable as a chocolate teapot. But apparently the original rumor comes from Automobole Magazine (yes, people still buy magazines in 2018), and thy say Ford is building a compact pickup based on the new Focus platform. And it’s coming to the US!

I drove my first diesel I drove my first diesel

It sucked. Europe can keep their stinkin’ diesels.

Does anyone know what kind of Lambo this is? Does anyone know what kind of Lambo this is?

Spotted outside the Lambo factory. I could be wrong, but I think it’s a Gallardo.

Happy 4th! Happy 4th!

Have some Italian fireworks:

Do you have to plug in a plug-in hybrid? Do you have to plug in a plug-in hybrid?

My Mom wants to replace her ES300h with a small hybrid SUV. Lexus makes two hybrid SUVs, but their infotainment system is literally the worst thing invented by humans since the bagpipes, so she’s never buying another Lexus. Unfortunately, all other manufacturers are switching to plug-in hybrids, which is a…

Go racing, they said. You probably won’t murder any wildlife, they said. Go racing, they said. You probably won’t murder any wildlife, they said.

Bird strike at 120+ mph! No damage, just a bunch of blood, guts and feathers to clean off the bumper.

Found some Italian cars at a French bistro Found some Italian cars at a French bistro

Parked outside Rive Bistro in Westport, CT (for Father’s Day weekend only).

How expensive is the first year of motorcycle ownership? How expensive is the first year of motorcycle ownership?

I want to get into motorcycles, but fear it’ll be absurdly expensive, especially for the first year. So I’m trying to estimate a ballpark figure for one year of ownership. 

Tried my hand at light painting Tried my hand at light painting

Turns out you can photograph black cars at night!

Fernando’s done it all Fernando’s done it all

Jack of all trades!

Is the Spada Codatronca a Shooting Brake? Is the Spada Codatronca a Shooting Brake?

It passes both of Torch’s wagon tests, but I’m not OK with it.

So is this the new Jalopnik home page? So is this the new Jalopnik home page?

On mobile, I get this error messages 2-3 times on every article before I even make it to the comment section.

How do I get rid of a pushy/clingy person? How do I get rid of a pushy/clingy person?

I was too polite and made the mistake of being friendly to someone at an event. Now I just want him to leave me alone and fuck off. Gemballa Mirage GT for your time.

So I found 13 Huayra’s on my way home from work So I found 13 Huayra’s on my way home from work

Was so distracted that I almost didn’t notice when Horacio Pagani himself walked into the building! He’s inside unveiling another Huayra Roadster (displayed alongside a track-only Zonda)

Has Ferrari ever built a game-changing car? Has Ferrari ever built a game-changing car?

I’m not talking about beautiful or iconic cars. I’m talking about cars that genuinely moved the goalposts and put the automotive industry on notice.

Jalopnicorn alert!  Purple M5 wagon! Jalopnicorn alert!  Purple M5 wagon!

Easily the coolest car at Caffeine and Carburetors

I am a bad influence I am a bad influence

I told my dad to buy a thing, so he bought a thing. And now my Corvette is the red-headed stepchild of the family.

Saw the new Vantage today Saw the new Vantage today

The front end is growing on me, although the mesh grill still looks kind of cheap for a supercar. But I’m loving that Lime Essence paint job and diffuser.

Is it safe to race on 2.5-year-old tires? Is it safe to race on 2.5-year-old tires?

I’m guessing the answer is probably no, but curious to hear what y’all think.

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