This wild off-road Mazda Miata isn’t afraid to get dirty

Off-road Mazda Miata Photo: Alex Bellus PhotographyThe Mazda Miata has traditionally been tasked with one duty: to provide a pure driving experience. However, someone decided to get a little dirty to create the cutest, angriest off-roader we’ve ever seen. This off-road Miata was spotted at a recent Cars and Coffee event in Minneapolis and subsequently posted to Reddit. It does away with the notion…

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The El Camino was like a fine wine, better with age

1970 Chevrolet El CaminoThe Chevrolet El Camino may seem like an oddball today, but it was all the rage during its heyday. Although the El Camino was conceived to emulate the Ford Ranchero, the Chevy captured the limelight. So, let’s take a look back on the model’s history with Donut Media. The Ranchero came to market in 1957 and Chevrolet quickly responded with its El…

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50 years later, Bruce Meyers recounts inaugural Baja 1000 victory

Bruce Meyers pioneered VW’s participation in Baja off-road racingVolkswagen will celebrate not only its inaugural victory, but 50 years of participation in the Baja 1000 desert off-road race, which runs again November 14-18. “The first race, known then as the Mexican 1000, was held on October 31, 1967, running between Tijuana and La Paz,” Volkswagen of America said in a news release. “Of the…

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2018 Volkswagen Beetle

2018 Volkswgen BeetleThe 2018 Volkswagen Beetle lives where culture and cars collide—always has. This year, the Beetle follows that ethos with a simplified powertrain lineup and a special edition that probably couldn’t afford the royalty nut to the Beach Boys, so they call it “Coast.” This Beetle is getting on in its years and it shows. We give…

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2019 Audi A7, 2019 Ram 1500, Polestar 1: The Week In Reverse

2019 Audi A7 RevealAudi revealed the new 2019 A7; we spotted the 2019 Ram 1500; and Polestar unveiled the Polestar 1. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Audi finally unveiled the new 2019 A7 in Germany. The second-generation A7 retains a fastback roofline and daring silhouette, but features chiseled surfaces and an interior full of tech…

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As NAFTA battle lines are drawn, repercussions loom on dealership lots

FCA's Windsor, Ontario, assembly plantNAFTA negotiations have reached an impasse in several key areas, chief among them a series of regulations surrounding the automotive sector. While Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland referred to a “series of unconventional proposals” and Mexican Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo said, “we all have our…

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