Tag Archives: Offbeat

Video: Watch this tuned Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 decimate some other performance icons

There’s nothing like the classic feeling of being unbeatable on the road, particularly in the performance department. But every now and then, you’ll come across another vehicle which is just as capable, if not more capable than your own and sometimes, you find out the hard way. This is sort of what happens when an […]

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Offbeat: Would you buy this near-museum quality E34 BMW M5 for this insane price?

Every so often, like many of you, I’ll go skimming through eBay or AutoTrader listings, just to plot out my future wishlist of cars to own in the near future. And they’re not always the latest and greatest supercars, but rather some stupendous classics from years past. Honing in on my absolute love for old […]

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Video: Another biker gang gets caught up with a motorist, then the unexpected happens

Biker gangs tend to have a rough reputation for being a little bit on the reckless side of things, especially after there was a major outrage involving one and an innocent Range Rover driver in New York City. And it seems another biker gang was up to no good with another motorist in a car, […]

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Offbeat: A LaFerrari meets a Volkswagen Golf…but not in a good way

It seems the inevitable has just occurred as a first customer-owned super rare and super exotic LaFerrari recently collided with a Volkswagen Golf in Monaco. The airbags in both cars appear to have deployed, meaning this was no fender bender…though it wasn’t entirely a life-threatening collision either. No injuries were reported, but both cars, especially […]

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Video: Watch a Jaguar XJ220 light its rear tires for a flaming burnout

The problem with supercars is that majority of the time, they’re just weekend toys that happen to be driven by the extremely frivolous lot. As a result, they end up being a bunch of garage queens that barely get to be driven the way they’re supposed to. But TaxTheRich decided to break this mold again by […]

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Lego reveals an expert level Mini Cooper, due in August

Automotive enthusiasm and Legos tend to go hand-in-hand and this latest example is proof: the company recently announced to be launching a new kit that results in a scaled model of the classic Mini Cooper. It will go on-sale later in August, not only to spike interest of Mini lovers around the world, but lovers […]

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Report: This BMW i8 prototype crash could be the first documented incident with the model

Anyone who’s been in such a situation knows how humiliating it can be. But crashing an automobile is never fun, especially if it isn’t yours. But sometimes, it inevitably happens to the best of us—even us automotive journalist lot. Though to make us feel better through the idea that it can even happen to the […]

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Merry Christmas and a happy holidays with safe travels

It’s that time of year fellow car enthusiasts and like a solid portion of the rest of you, we here at egmCarTech are cherishing some downtime to reconnect with some family and friends for the holidays. We hope you are all doing the same and wish a very merry Christmas. Though if you are not […]

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Video: Watch how Infiniti’s Red Bull Racing Team designs and builds an F1 car

Infiniti’s Red Bull Racing recently released a four-part series, which dissects how the infamous F1 racing team builds their F1 racers. Featuring a series of interviews and clips about how their F1 cars come into existence, you can learn straight from one of the most successful F1 teams to date. Check out the web series […]

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Engineering student creates drivable Bird Buggy for his parrot

Video: Engineering student creates drivable Bird Buggy for his parrot

While it’s unclear exactly why an animal with the ability to fly would need a vehicle to get around, University of Florida engineering student Andrew Gray constructed what he calls a Bird Buggy for his African Grey parrot. The device is computer controlled and is operated with a joy stick for the parrot, named Pepper, […]

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