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  • Did Pintos explode in the 1970s?

    Did Pintos really explode in the 1970s?

    At a time when the typical car took 43 months to design and build, the Pinto was ready in just 25. Sure, mistakes were made — but did the subcompact car from Ford really explode when hit from behind?

  • Nazis and the VW Beetle

    Did the Nazis invent the Volkswagen Beetle?

    It had to seat five occupants. It had to be easy to maintain. It had to be capable of traveling quickly on the autobahn and be affordable on an average salary. Was the VW Beetle really a Nazi design?

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    Cars & Drivers: Match Famous Rides to the People Who Drove Them

    Cars can sometimes take on personalities of their own, both in entertainment and in real life. But how well do you know these iconic cars and the people who appeared behind the wheel?

  • Auto Puzzles

    Auto Puzzles: Gas Dispensers

    Are you a rabid racing fan or a home mechanic? Or maybe a connoisseur of classic cars? Satisfy your automotive enthusiasm by piecing together these auto puzzles.

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The 1962-1964 Ford lineup is often overlooked but the Galaxie was a worthy car. The cars of this era were known for featuring big powerful engines such as the 390 Thunderbird Special. Learn about the 1962-1964 Ford Galaxie including specifications.

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There are two ways to measure your car's fuel economy: miles per gallon (mpg) and gallons per 100 miles (g/100m). Do you know how to calculate both of these figures?

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