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Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Anthem shows off the companies new lineup in a commercial featuring a random robotic dog.

 

The Toyota Avalon isn’t for old people anymore according CNN Money

Tesla owner Elon Musk fires back at NY Times after getting flamed by auto critic

These are the special paint schemes you’ll see at the Sprint Unlimited

The 1988 Mitsubishi Galant is just a real sexy used car

The top six NASCAR driver and crew chief combos since 1980


Does going green makes sense for drivers?

Hybrids and electric cars aren’t cheap. The Toyota Prius starts at $32,000 new and the Chevrolet Volt can cost more than $40,000 new. Prices at the gas station aren’t cheap either. The recurring question you continue to ask yourself might be, should I buy a hybrid? Or, should I buy an electric car?

Volt Plug-in

It depends all about your driving habits. How much do you drive in a day? Where do you typically drive? How much time can you spare for a charge? Our friends over at Sixt created a infographic to help you decide if going green makes sense. [keep reading]

Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

The Daytona 500 is about the biggest thing happening in the sports world this weekend. Catch it Sunday at 1PM on FOX. After it ends don’t forget to watch The 84th Academy Awards on ABC at 7PM. We say this only because the movie Drive has been nominated for Best Sound Editing.

Naming a car isn’t as easy as you might think

Dude puts gun rack in his Chevy Volt to spite Newt Gingrich

Swedish man found alive after being trapped in car for two months

American bus manufacturers have golden opportunity in China

The Dodge Dart will drive a lot like the Alfa Romeo Giulietta

Cool Used Car of the Future: 2013 SLS AMG E-Cell

This Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell has been in the making for almost 3 years. At one time, this SLS AMG E-Cell was nothing more than a mere concept, but now it’s slated for release in 2013. Like the electric Jaguar C-X75, the SLS AMG has four electric motors powering each of its tires and lots of power. 528 horses of power to be more precise and another 649 lb/ft of torque. Unlike the Jag, this Mercedes is a bit louder….notice the paint job? The petrol-version of this gull-winged bad boy costs around $200,000 meaning the electric version will be terrifyingly expensive. For more pictures keep reading below.

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Cool Used Car of the Future: Tesla Model X

Tesla Motors, the electric car manufacturer is bringing something new to the crossover market and it’s called the Tesla Model X. You may remember Tesla Motors for designing electric cars like the Model S or Roadster, but their latest whip is bigger, roomier and more practical. Tesla claims the Model X will “blend the best of an SUV with the benefits of minivan, as only an electric car can.” For the complete low down, keep reading below.

Mojo Motors Blog Tesla Image

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Putting it into Park: Weekend Linkage

Happy Friday! If you’re going shopping this weekend, good luck because it will probably be a gauntlet. If you decide to ride out the weekend at home, perhaps these auto links will be of interest to you.

Changfeng Rhombus Ugly Chinese Car Image

China’s car contributions to the world are slightly cool, weird but mostly ugly

The 2011 Mojo Motors Blog Gift Guide highlighting all the best gifts for car peeps is here

Nissan is going buck wild with electric cars and premiered 5 electric concepts in Tokyo

A new study finds fat kids are safe in normal-sized car seats

Read the worst towing stories from Boston, MA

Car and Driver’s 10 best future used cars


Photo credit: MSN Cars UK

Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

Here is a roundup of auto links from the past five days to welcome in the first weekend of December.

Nascar champions week logo

The 2011 Sprint Cup Series Award Ceremony is on Speed tonight at 9PM

Young drivers are waiting longer to get their driver licenses

The 25 Greatest Audis ever compiled by Complex Mag

GM will loan Volt owners with recalled batteries Corvettes (if they want)

Autoweek is giving away a whole bunch of video game schwag

The personal car collection of late-rally legent Colin McRae


Photo credits: Nascar

The Monday Grind

Luckily there are dashes to separate the links in this edition of The Monday Grind. Why, you ask? Because there is no way to segue a story about Dan Wheldon, alternative fuels, Grand Theft Auto, a parade of electric cars and VW’s ugly breakup with hipsters.

Dan Wheldon Mojo Motors Image

– IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon was killed over the weekend in a fiery crash at the Las Vegas Indy 300. [link]

– Give Grand Theft Auto the credit for changing the world of video games with open world gameplay. [link]

– Alternative fuel that you probably didn’t even consider fuel. [link]

– Volkswagen doesn’t need or want hipsters anymore. [link]

– 26 cities celebrate “National Plug In Day” to support the electric car movement. [link]


Photo credit: NY Daily News

Cool used car of the future: Vygor Opera

It seems like bad timing for an unheard of Italian car company called Vygor to announce the release of a new luxury crossover. Especially when considering an established brand like Saab can’t get help from their own country and most people have yet to see a Tesla Motors car on the road even though the brand’s been around for nearly a decade. No matter, Vygor plans to shake up the automotive world with the Opera.

Mojo Motors Future Used Car Vygor Opera Image

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