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PostHeaderIcon This is Why Volvo Is Famous For Its Safety

If you have a weak stomach, you might want to take a deep breath first before proceeding. The video you’re about to see is pretty brutal, not because of something that happened, but because of something that could have happened had it not been for a driver’s alertness and an automaker’s state-of-the-art technology. In so many words, a distracted child crossed a street without looking, only to find himself in the crosshairs of an oncoming Volvo semi-truck. The scene was playing out like a house of horrors, until salvation stepped in in the form of Volvo’s Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system.

In a split second before what would’ve been a nightmarish collision, the truck driver managed to slam the brakes hard enough to trigger the AEB system, sending the truck screeching to a dramatic halt. The intensive braking was strong enough to create g-forces that literally pushed the nose of the truck forward with the lower end of the front bumper barely scraping the road. Fortunately, the erring child had enough wits about himself to also run away from the truck, preventing what would’ve otherwise been a heartbreaking end to the young boy’s life.

There really is something to be said for all the advancements in automotive technology to see it work in front of your eyes. I personally don’t know if the driver or the AEB system deserves a bigger share of the credit, but I’ll settle for equal-billing. Let it be said though that Volvo’s new braking system played a huge role in saving a young boy’s life. More than any award or positive review, seeing it function the way it’s supposed to be in a literal time of distress is the ultimate vindication for an automaker’s constant pursuit of advanced safety technologies.

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PostHeaderIcon “The City Rallyist” Attacks The Night In A Subaru WRX STI: Video

When the sun sets, the city comes alive. The pedestrians are in bed, but street lamps and neon glow provide the backdrop as growling internal combustion monsters begin their nightly prowl. If that’s the sort of stuff you’re into, then this 2-minute, 16-second video from TeamRoad Studio is sure to delight. Shot in the South Korean capitol of Seoul, the video features the high-speed exploits of a modified blue GDB “peanut eye” Subaru WRX STI, complete with gold wheels, a massive rear wing, and a rumbling exhaust note. The Scooby looks amazing blasting around the city, flashing between the shadows in a flurry of atmospheric blow-off valve chirps.

Granted, some of the footage is sped up, and it doesn’t look like the production team broke any laws to capture the shots (maybe that little bit at the very end is an exception). Regardless, the editing really gives you a sense of speed, and the Six Star icon we all know and love is glorified to satisfaction. Good stuff, no doubt about it. We can’t wait to see what TeamRoad Studio comes up with next.

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PostHeaderIcon The Most Expensive DeLorean Isn’t Even A DeLorean

“Back To The Future” is one of the most iconic movie trilogies of all time. Besides the original “Star Wars” films, BTTF has one of the largest cult followings in Hollywood. No other proof is needed beyond the amount Bill Shea paid at auction to acquire the only privately held DeLorean Time Machine in existence – $541,000. Yet despite the car’s historic and cultural status and being only one of three screen-used DeLoreans still in existence, this car isn’t really a DeLorean at all.

When it came time to shoot the desert scenes in “Back To The Future Part III,” director Robert Zemeckis needed a car that could handle the off-road abuse. With the backing of Universal, a third-party off-road shop was contracted to build a modified version of the iconic stainless steel car. The shop basically combined the DeLorean’s body with a tube chassis and four-cylinder from a Volkswagen Beatle. The dune buggy-like suspension was perfect for blasting through the sandy desert. A roll cage was integrated into the car’s roof, while unnecessary parts like air conditioning and gauges were left out. The result is a DeLorean look-alike with a custom chassis and a carbureted, air-cooled, four-cylinder with somewhere around 60 horsepower.

The car’s history remains interesting after the film’s 1990 release. It includes years of disrepair and neglect, a restoration by Hollywood custom car builder George Barris, a second restoration by a BTTF fan, and finally becoming the most expensive DMC to ever be auctioned. Watch the video for the full story.

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PostHeaderIcon GA Police Officer Hits 140 mph Chasing McLaren 720S in High-Speed Chase

A Georgia Police Officer got the chance to push her police-spec Dodge Charger to the limit this past weekend when a man in a McLaren 720S casually passed her doing north of 100 mph on a public highway. It didn’t take long for the officer to hit the blues and take chase. Nobody was injured in the chase that lasted just a couple of minutes, but the driver – a Dwayne Sherwood Pope – was charged with speeding, DUI less safe, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, and – get this – driving with an expired tag.

All told, the dash cam video lasts nearly a half hour, but for the most part, the action is over with within a few minutes. The Dodge Charger which, in police-spec, has a top speed rating of 155 mph when powered by the 5.7-liter, HEMI, V-8.
There’s no word as to what engine this officer put her foot into, but it did keep up with that McLaren 720S quite well. We’re still not sure why he stopped, considering the 720 S is rated up to 212 mph, it could have quite easily gotten away. Something tells us that the man was telling the truth about pulling over when he noticed the lights – after all if he did intend to run, that cop car really didn’t stand a chance.

Fortunately, for him, and anyone else on the road, that wasn’t his intention otherwise things could have been a lot worse than a DUI charge, had he really pushed it to the limit. After all, he did have “three drinks.” Check out the video below and let us know what you think.

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PostHeaderIcon Emirates Airlines Gets A Helping Hand From A Luxury Automaker On Designing Its First-Class Suites

Mercedes-Benz is no stranger to partnering with some of the most well-known companies in the world. Now, the German automaker is taking to the skies with Emirates Airlines in one of the most significant collaborations between the two companies since agreeing to join forces back in 2014. It’s hardly a surprise that the scope of the partnership revolves around Mercedes’ involvement in designing Emirates’ new first-class cabin using no less than the new S-Class for inspiration.

Apparently, the results of this partnership bore fruit three years after Mercedes and Emirates designers first met to hash out the details on the scope of their work. It’s a slow play, sure, but the results did end up drawing heavily from the interior of the S-Class, including the materials that were chosen, the controls that were used, and the all-around workmanship that was done to turn these enclosed suites into the closest thing to five-star hotel rooms in the sky. Mercedes’ work certainly caught the attention of Emirates, including president Sir Tim Clark, who described the suites as offering “unprecedented levels of privacy, comfort, and luxury.” And to cap it all off, Emirates even enlisted the services of Jeremy Clarkson, a man who himself is no stranger to hyperbole, to promote the new suites. It seems like the airline made a right call on that one too because Clarkson was his usual Clarkson self in the ad, promoting just about everything he could think of, including the pajamas.

So, in the event that you do end up flying first class on Emirates Airlines, remember that those suites that you’ll likely end up enjoying are the work of Mercedes-Benz.

Continue after the jump to read the full story.

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911 GT2 Tests Top Speed On The Autobahn: Video

We love videos like this. They just feel right – Stuttgart’s performance superstar going flat-out on an unrestricted stretch of the autobahn? Yes, please! Assuming the starring role is a 991-era GT2 RS, which was introduced just a few months back rocking an incredible 700 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque thanks to a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter, flat-six powerplant hanging out back. Properly applied, Porsche says it’s enough motivation to push the German powerhouse to 211 mph. That’s blisteringly quick but, as evidenced by the above-featured 3-minute, 22-second video, the 911 GT2 RS might go much, much faster.

After some nice establishing shots showing a selection of 911s out on the track, plus a silver GT2 RS filling its tank at a gas station, the video moves to an angle of the gauge pod, where we watch the machine accelerate from a standstill. The driver engages launch control and takes off like a scalded cat, very quickly passing the ploddingly slow speed limits we must endure here in the U.S. The driver stays in it, maxing out the revs in every gear before eventually topping out at an incredible 356 kph (221.2 mph) as indicated by the onboard speedometer. Apparently, a separate GPS device recorded 342 kph (212.5 mph), which is still pretty damn quick, if you ask us. Either way, it’s impressive to watch as this track-bred piece of precision engineering is taken to the limit. There are even some ending glory shots of the GT2 RS paying its respects at Porsche headquarters.

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PostHeaderIcon Veteran’s Day Special – Military Vehicle Video Compilation

Today is Veteran’s Day, and from all of us here at TopSpeed, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the men and women serving in our country’s military. In recognition of this day, we put together a list of videos that feature modern military machines, including a list top American transport vehicles, the new Oshkosh JLTV, the hydrogen-powered Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 undergoing testing, and even five military vehicles available for purchase by civilians.

If you’re looking for a way to show your appreciation, Military.com has a list of suggestions to check out. You could also donate to a veteran’s charity organization, such as Wounded Warrior Project, Disabled American Veterans, or the USO. Or you could just say “thank you for your service” to a veteran.

Continue reading to watch the videos.

US Army Tests The World’s Most Quiet Military Vehicle: Chevrolet Colorado ZH2

As the automotive world explores new possibilities with alternative fuel sources, the military is also looking into how the tech might apply to its own vehicles. For example, the silent running of hydrogen and electric powertrains might provide a good deal of stealth, as tested here by the Chevy Colorado ZH2.

Meet The New Humvee: The Oshkosh JLTV Coming Soon To Your Local Army Base

While the Humvee remains an absolutely essential military vehicle, the next generation of armored trucks looks like it’s just around the corner. Say hello to the latest Joint Light Tactical Vehicle from Oshkosh, as featured by our good friends from The Fast Lane Truck.

Top Modern American Military Transport Vehicles

This video is a little simpler than the other two, comprised of a slide show of images showing several military transports and complete with specs on armament, engine configuration, speed, off-road capability, seating, and manufacturer.

5 Military Vehicles You Can Actually Buy

Sometimes, the military needs to get rid of its older vehicles, and, if the price is right, civilians can actually pick ‘em up for personal use. This video, courtesy of the good folks at Business Insider, highlights five such machines, some of which you might expect (anyone interested in a surplus Humvee or Jeep?), and some of which are a bit crazy (did you know you could own a MIG-21 jet fighter for as little as $100,000?).

PostHeaderIcon Watch the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Tackle Rocks in New Zealand!

There’s currently a press junket for high-end members of the automotive media taking place in New Zealand, and video is starting to come in. This particular one shows a white, two-door Wrangler Rubicon clawing its way up slick rocks in some far-flung valley on the other side of the globe. It’s clear the Wrangler hasn’t lost any of its grit and capability.

We can see new Wrangler Rubicon has dumped the old BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM tires for BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires. The tires are light-years ahead of the Mud-Terrains in terms of tire technology and grip in all but the thickest of mud. What’s more, the KO2s will definitely improve the Rubicon’s on-road driving dynamics. The tires are mounted on Rubicon-specific, 17-inch wheels. The sharp design has painted spokes and a bright ring around the edge.

The two clips within the video also show the different configurations of the new soft top. At first, the windows are installed, then towards the end, we can see the windows removed and the roof still in place.

As for the engine, the second clip has some telling engine noises. Though we can’t be completely sure, it sounds like a four-cylinder. If true, it would be the Wrangler’s new 2.0-liter turbo-four with the iconic Hurricane name.

Jeep is set to officially debut the 2018 Wrangler on November 29 at the 2017 L.A. Auto Show.

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PostHeaderIcon 1970s Hotrod Van Culture Needs to Make a Comeback

Full-size vans aren’t cool these days. Something like 99.9994 percent of all new Chevrolet Express, Ford Transit, and Ram ProMasters are sold to businesses or fleets for the thankless job of hauling stuff or mobs of people from point to point. Nobody buys vans for personal use anymore. But back in the 1970s, vans were the psychedelic alternative to muscle cars, boxy sedans, and fuel-sipping imports. Guys even modded their rigs performance parts, side pipes, Cragar wheels, and custom paint jobs. Oh… those custom, air-brushed paint jobs.

Even Mr. T of the A-Team drove a muscle van. You can’t argue with Mr. T!

The thing is, I’ve always admired the muscle van, but the stereotypes surrounding van ownership just isn’t appealing – well, except for Mr. T, of course. Still, it’s just a cool and different class of vehicle. Add in the practicality of being able to haul stuff or people around, and the appeal grows even stronger. And it’s not like they handle much worse than muscle cars of that era, anyway. Thankfully, Hot Rod Garage saw the beauty within a Chevy van. The only problem, the Chevy G10 van wasn’t the right year. By the mid-1980s, the Chevy van had taken on a new, more straight-laced persona with a new grille, bumper, and larger side mirrors. But rather than dumping this otherwise clean van, the guys swapped those parts for ones from the right era. They also swapped in some suspension and brake upgrades, the necessary side pipes, retro graphics, and of course, a bubble window in the walls.

The result is nothing short of amazing. Check the video then tell us if you think muscle vans should make a comeback.

PostHeaderIcon This Is What Happens When You Mess Around With Speed Bumps

In a perfect world, the very concept of a speed bump wouldn’t exist because all of us drivers are going to be well-behaved on the road. But we don’t live in a perfect world so speed bumps, as much of a hassle as they are, play important roles in keeping us in line when we’re behind the wheel of the car. Here’s the thing though. These small bumps on the roads are actually dangerous if you don’t accord them with the proper amount of respect. Ever wonder then how your car would fare if it drove over multiple speed bumps at speeds in the vicinity of 150 mph? Well, that much was shown to us by driving simulator BeamNG.drive, with the help of the DestructionNation YouTube channel, and the results aren’t pretty.

Granted, there’s no realistic scenario wherein a road will have in excess of 100 speed bumps altogether, but if you thought these bumps are nothing more than nuisances, then prepare to be shocked because driving through a number of them in succession at such a high speed can cause irreparable damage to your car to the point that some cars can literally get destroyed or worse, you can get killed because of it. There is a silver lining though, at least if you’re driving a high-riding vehicle with a soft suspension like a pick-up or a van. The simulator shows that these types of cars can survive the ordeal with nothing more than flat tires, cracked windshields, and damaged body panels. Any other car though and the results are nothing short of a massacre. Either the car gets completely destroyed, rolls over multiple times, or worse, all of the above with the matching bonus of you getting hurt or killed in the process.

See for yourself what kind of carnage this can bring to your car. Might be best if you watch it so you know what awaits anytime you want to dismiss the importance of these speed bumps.

PostHeaderIcon Season 2 Of The Grand Tour Officially to Debut December 8th

The wait is officially over. The Grand Tour is back. Ok, so it’s not really back yet; that’s not happening until December 8, 2017, but the date is quite literally a little over a month away. So yes, the wait is over and the countdown to the start of the second season is officially a go. Amazon has even released a new trailer for the upcoming season and, while I can’t promise to be as excited as I was in the build-up from the first season, I can say that there’s plenty of promising bits this season that I’m already looking forward to seeing.

But before that, there are some important matters to remind everyone. The format of the second season will largely remain the same, except for a few important items, including the whole concept of the show. Whereas last season literally brought the tent studio segment of the show to some of the most exotic locations in the world, that’s not happening anymore this year. Instead, that particular segment will now be set in just one location: the back garden of a country house that’s reportedly a few cartwheels away from Jeremy Clarkson’s home. Convenient as that may be for the presenter, the show will still have plenty of time dedicated to the global escapades of Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond. Over 100 days, in fact, or so says Amazon. Certainly, the new trailer for the second season shows the trio driving downhill a steep snowy mountain, racing across a desert, and mingling with locals in a country that escapes my thought at the moment.

Regardless of what our expectations are, I fully expect the second season to be as good, maybe even better than last season. It should be an attainable bar to reach given how uneven the first season was. And for what it’s worth, here’s to hoping that the Clarkson, May, and Hammond get through the season without hurting themselves. Oh, wait…

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PostHeaderIcon Watch the 2018 Pagani Huayra BC Blast Around A Racetrack

Pagani has a rich history over its relatively short lifespan. When the Zonda debuted in 1999, it sent shockwaves up Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, and everybody else’s spine. Now nearly 20 years later, the Huayra is the darling of this small Italian automaker. But some say the Huayra needed more soul.

Enter: the Huayra BC – a car so sharpened beyond the original that Motor Trend’s new host, Jethro Bovingdon, suggests its basically a new product. The BC’s body is made from titanium-reinforced carbon fiber, a material that’s not only stronger but lighter, helping the car shed 291 pounds. The BC only tips the scales at 2,685 pounds. And then there’s the engine. The AMG-sourced 6.0-liter twin-turbo V-12 makes 60 more horsepower for a total 753 at 6,200 rpm and 811 pound-feet of torque at only 1,000 rpm! The power is managed by a revised seven-speed, auto-clutch manual transaxle hanging off the mid-mounted engine. Naturally, power is sent only to the rear wheels as God and Pagani intended.

Well, Bovingdon is no stranger to driving high-horsepower missiles around a track, so his commentary on the BC is rather telling. The video is an incredibly fun and educational watch, especially since it’s filmed inside Pagani’s headquarters and assembly room in San Cesario sul Panaro, Italy, just outside Modena. And don’t forget to check out TopSpeed’s coverage of the Pagani Zonda, Huayra, and Huayra BC.

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PostHeaderIcon Watch This Stripped Mercedes Get Pounded by Potholes

Warped Perception, the Discovery Channel and YouTube show known for filming interesting stuff in super slow motion and with high-def cameras, has beaten the last breath of life from a tired Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The goal: to film the suspension as it rebounds from going over cringe-worthy potholes in a neglected urban street.

The video shows the Mercedes’ MacPherson strut going though a full compression cycle multiple times over just a short distance of road while the control arms swing wildly around their rubber bushings. The stripped down Merc clearly isn’t having fun; every little part is reeling from the shocks and making the unibody car do the wave like teens at a concert. Most surprising is the lateral forces seen acting on the wheel and tire as the car turns slightly while mid-bump. In fact, the forces are too much for the dry rotten tires could take. Both the front and rear tires pop and the sidewalls slam into the broken asphalt – and it’s all captured on 4K slow-motion video.

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PostHeaderIcon Watch This Ford Crown Vic Transform Into A 1969 Dodge Charger

The ole Duke Boys put their 1969 Dodge Charger, affectionately named the General Lee, through countless jumps over the TV Series’ six-year run. No matter how rough the landing, the boys never seemed to skip a beat, despite their car supposedly being held together with duct tape and bailing twine. Sadly, each of those jumps cost a real-life Dodge Charger its life. These days finding one is getting harder, and those that are still around have seen their price skyrocket. So, it comes to no surprise that “The Dukes of Hazzard” superfan James Smith chose to build its own General Lee from an old cop car.

Yep, Smith started with a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria with relatively low miles despite it being nearly 20 years old and having served time with the Portland Police Department. Every body panel came off, including the roof and trunk supports. With a bare chassis, aftermarket Charger parts started going on. Impressively, the A-pillars are actually part of the roll cage. Smith even hand-built the Charger’s iconic split grille from leftover aluminum and the plastic grate from a household box fan. In fact, the front fenders, trunk lid, and fuel filler cap are the only authentic Dodge parts. Naturally, that means this car is expendable. Wreck it (or in this case, jump it), and the only loss is a worn out Crown Vic, the cost of aftermarket parts, and sweat equity.

Smith has gotten his money and time out of it though. The car was used for a music video before being painted in General Lee livery before its big jump. Best of all, the car survived its two scheduled jumps and will likely live on so jump again.

PostHeaderIcon Take A Trip To Octane Island With Danny Trejo: Video

Look, we know what you want. Burnouts. Lots of horsepower. High speed. Roaring supercharged V-8 engines. Wheelies. Danny Trejo being a badass. We couldn’t agree more, and as such, we’d like to present you with the following 3-minute video. Created by Supercheap Auto, a car parts company based out of Australia that should definitely consider getting into full-time video production, the video has all of the above and more, and is a seriously entertaining watch. The basics are straightforward – a group of enthusiasts are dropped via helicopter onto an abandoned island. There, they run into Trejo, who’s apparently the head honcho running the whole thing. The enthusiasts are then recruited to drive fast and burn rubber. No reason is given, but none is needed – you’ll be too busy enjoying yourself to ask questions. It’s like Fast & Furious meets Escape From L.A., plus an extra dose of tire smoke just for good measure.

No joke, we’ve watched this thing all the way through more than a few times now. We have no idea what’s going on, and we don’t care. Just hit play, sit back, and enjoy the show.

PostHeaderIcon Watch Giant Robots Duel One Another: Video

I don’t know about you, but just the premise of this video was enough to get me to click. Look at those three words – Giant. Robot. Duel. What’s not to like? Here’s a little background on it for ya… a few years back, a group of U.S.-based engineering geeks called themselves MegaBots decided to put together a giant, human-piloted robot specifically created to fight other giant robots. As luck would have it, a rival Japanese group named Suidobashi was riding the same wavelength, so MegaBots did the only sensible thing and challenged Suidobashi to a duel. This is the result.

At just under 30 minutes in length, the video gives some background on both robots and the teams that created them, followed by several rounds of fighting. To be completely honest, the battles are a little slow, a little scripted, and a little anti-climatic, but hugely entertaining nonetheless. The technical know-how that went into creating these machines is monumentally impressive, and seeing the potential here is hugely exciting. This is, after all, a first in the world of giant robot-based combat entertainment, and you can bet your oversized actuator we’ll be checking out Giant Robot Duel #2 if and when it goes down. One thing, though – let’s try to keep the weight classes a little more even, mm’kay?

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PostHeaderIcon Nissan’s New 2018 Titan Commercial Is Hilariously Catchy

Nissan is fighting tooth and nail to gain ground in the highly competitive half-ton pickup market. Sales have been slower than expected, but that might change with this commercial. It’s about the funniest truck commercial we’ve seen in a while – mostly because truck ads usually take a more serious approach. It’s called No Lazy Horses and it’s Super Bowl-quality funny thanks to a catchy song, a memorably pudgy main character, and some antagonizing lazy “horses” that are impossible to unsee.

Besides being funny, the one-minute, 30-second commercial takes a hard swing at the Ford F-150. Of course, the truck’s badges are removed, but anybody with any sense knows the white, Crew Cab truck is a Ford. Truck fans will easily place it as the previous-generation, steel-bodied F-150.

As the story goes, the F-150 gets stuck in the mud and its driver, Clark, must coax the truck’s “horses” to perform by doing an embarrassing song and dance routine. Pretty pretty ponies, pretty pretty please, I’m a dancing ponyboy, begging pretty please Well, unfortunately for Clark’s pride, the hero pulls up to witness the scene in his shiny new, 2018 Nissan Titan Crew Cab 4×4. The hero, Clark’s payload of pipes, and what’s left of Clark’s dignity ride off into the sunset, abandoning the F-150 to rot away.

Despite horsepower not having anything to do with a 2WD truck being buried axle-deep in mud, the commercial is incredibly memorable and should even resonate with people who know nothing about truck, payload, or lazy horses. That stupid song is a verifiable earworm, and those trashy, basement-dwelling horses are the stuff of Internet legends.

Nicely done, Nissan. Thanks for the laugh.

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PostHeaderIcon Video Memo: Ken Block Spotted on Detroit Streets – Gymkhana 10 Could be Underway

Everyone loves watching a good Ken Block video, and why shouldn’t you – the man sure can drive. And, just recently, YouTuber Revin caught Block and his 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonigan RTR tearing the hell out of Detroit streets. Who wouldn’t start shaking in their boots and biting their nails hoping it’s for the next Gymkhana – after all cool things do happen in Michigan; Transformers was filmed there not that long ago. But, word has it – thanks to Nate Stoebner, a line producer on the shoot – that the next Hoonigan video would focus on Mustang history and there may not be stunts.

Be that as it may, the streets were shut down, and Block was leaving his classic calling card – smoke – all over the highway in Detroit. Either way, Gymkhana 10 hasn’t even been confirmed, and a local business even reports that Block and the Hoonicorn were there for some other kind of video. Maybe it was a commercial or some kind of promotional video – it doesn’t matter we’re all itching to see it. But for now, check out the quick YouTube video below, then let us know what you think.

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PostHeaderIcon Video: Audi A7 Tailights Leak Hours Before Debut

It won’t be long now and Audi will be showing off the all-new A7, but we’ve already seen a leak of what the taillights look like. All we can say is: Bugatti? Check out the video below

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Audi A7

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PostHeaderIcon Video: Audi A7 Tailights Leak Hours Before Debut

It won’t be long now and Audi will be showing off the all-new A7, but we’ve already seen a leak of what the taillights look like. All we can say is: Bugatti? Check out the video below

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Audi A7

Read our full speculative review on the 2019 Audi A7.

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