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Toyota 4Runner bulks up for 2014

Published April 29, 2013 Toyota Toyota Next Slide Previous Slide Toyota is doubling down on its small 4×4. The 4Runner is getting a facelift for 2014 that features a chunkier look to emphasize the SUV’s tough guy chops in a world that’s quickly going soft. With one time competitors like the Nissan Pathfinder and Ford […]


Stolen ‘Pulp Fiction’ car found 19 years later

Published April 27, 2013 Associated Press Miramax VICTORVILLE, Calif. –  Authorities say the classic Chevrolet convertible featured in the film “Pulp Fiction” has been found nearly two decades after it was stolen. The San Bernardino County Sun reports movie director Quentin Tarantino’s 1964 Chevelle Malibu was recovered in the San Francisco Bay area earlier this […]


The six coolest car names ever

By Rob Sass Published April 28, 2013 Hagerty Shakespeare famously asked, “What’s in a name?”  In the automotive world, frankly, a hell of a lot. It’s difficult to imagine a Corvette called anything else. Yet, it’s not on our list of cool names because prior to its application to America’s sports car, a corvette was a not-quite-a-destroyer type […]


Volvo completes tests of flywheel hybrid system

By Viknesh Vijayenthiran Published April 25, 2013 High Gear Media Volvo Volvo Next Slide Previous Slide About two years ago we told you that Volvo was about to commence testing of an innovative flywheel-based kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), not in motorsport but in the realm of production cars. The basic setup called for a flywheel KERS to be […]