Car & Automotive

Aston Martin Vantage Gets A Nose Job From Revenant Automotive

Nose jobs aren’t for everyone, but the Vantage seems to be taking it quite nicely.

Let’s talk about car grilles. In the previous decade, grilles have become bigger and bigger, to the point that almost every car brand has already joined the bandwagon. We’re not entirely sure who started this trend, but Lexus and Audi are among the early adapters.

And of course, the most recent car (and most popular) to join the fray is the new BMW 4 Series with its gigantic vertical kidney grille – whether you love or hate the new 4er grille is beyond us.

Even the British luxury carmaker, Aston Martin, has joined this big mouth trend with the Vantage in 2018. It wasn’t that offensive, though, as the low-slung but wide grille was integrated into the bumper, which made it look subtler than, let’s say Lexus grilles.

Despite that, however, the Vantage wasn’t safe

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Musicians Who Rock A Killer Car Collection

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These rock stars have great tastes in cars!

Celebrities and car collections tend to go hand-in-hand, but musicians seem to have cooler cars than the rest. Here are the rock stars who have amassed the best collections of cars over the years.

Elvis Presley

Image Credit: Petersen Automotive Museum

The King is well-known for his love of cars. It’s said that he owned somewhere around 200 cars in his lifetime, and Cadillacs had a special place in his heart. Although, the most interesting of his cars might be the 1971 De Tomaso Pantera that he shot in the steering wheel when it wouldn’t start for him. If you ever find yourself in Memphis, you can visit 20 of his cars on display at the Elvis Presley Auto Museum.

Steven Tyler

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Would you expect anything less than Steven Tyler

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BMW builds its five millionth car in the United States

BMW’s Spartanburg, South Carolina, factory built its five millionth car in June 2020. It reached this milestone 26 years after manufacturing its first vehicle, and less than three years after crossing the four-million mark.

The milestone car is an X5 M Competition painted in Toronto Red and powered by a 617-horsepower, 4.4-liter V8 engine. Although X5s sometimes travel thousands of miles after driving off the Spartanburg assembly line, this head-turning example will lead a much quieter life. BMW will keep it at the factory and add it to its growing collection of historically significant cars. It will live under the same roof as the first car produced in the facility, an E36-generation 318i painted white and signed by the men and women who made it.

BMW opened the plant in 1994. The one millionth car, a Z4 M Roadster, was finished in February 2006. It took the German company six

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Top 10 best-looking Le Mans 24 Hours cars

10. Porsche 935/78 ‘Moby Dick’
Year: 1978

Few would call the Group 5 silhouette racers of the late-1970s beautiful but they were dramatic. And the long-tailed 935 was perhaps the most outrageous of all.

The 935 was already the pacesetter in the category when ‘Moby Dick’, described by some as a ‘rule-bender’, arrived at Silverstone and promptly won the six-hour event by seven laps in the hands of Jacky Ickx and Jochen Mass.

Le Mans, where it was driven by Rolf Stommelen and Manfred Schurti, was the bigger test. The 3.2-litre turbocharged engine produced more than 750bhp, helping the 935/78 to match the fastest Group 6 prototypes down the Mulsanne Straight, topping 220mph.

After qualifying third – fastest Group 5 car by more than 15s – the 935/78 mixed it in the early stages with the Alpine-Renaults and Porsche 936s, but had neither the fuel economy or the reliability to … Read More