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Hit or miss – car commercials from the Super Bowl

You watched the Super Bowl, everyone did. Here were the car commercials with my unscientific and arbitrary ranking system. Commercials I like get a “Hit” and commercials I don’t get a “Miss.”

Volkswagen “Get in. Get Happy.” – Hit

Some people have called this ad racist, but I call it hilarious. I know a guy who has a mom from Jamaica and he likes it so I feel OK about it and you should too.

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Top 10 Used Car Wheel Designs

Motor Trend recently published Top 10 New Car Wheel Designs on Wide Open Throttle. These are the cars that can be driven right off the lot with wheels that don’t fail to impress. This means that a new car buyer won’t need to contribute coin to the auto aftermarket for a new set wheels which MSN Autos estimates to be a $295 billion business.

Corvette ZR1 wheels

So what if you’re not in the market for a new car? No worries, here’s our Top 10 list of wheels found on used cars between 2000 and 2012 that have designs standing the test of time so hopefully the previous owner took care of their wheels. Make the jump to see if you agree with our picks. [keep reading]

REVIEW: Used 2008 VW GTI

With Volkswagen on an upward trend with improved quality and a great certified pre-owned program I thought it would be appropriate to take a look at one of their more fun and versatile options. I picked the car that is often called the “Poor Man’s Porsche,” the used 2008 Volkswagen GTI. This highly affordable “pocket rocket” boasts a 2.0 liter 200 horsepower turbo charged motor paired with a 6 speed DSG automatic transmission. On top of all these features, the GTI also has the ability to handle day-to-day life with a lot of style which we found to also be the case in our review of the 2012 VW Jetta TDI.


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Putting it into Park: Weekend Linkage

The Costin Amigo, pictured below, was a rare sports car built in the 1970’s. We asked our Facebook fans if they thought it was hot or not and the consensus was pretty split. One thing is for certain..it’s the weekend.

Costin Amigo Sports Car

The VW Beetle convertible actually looks awesome

Dealers must apply to get the new SRT Vipers on their lot

ESPN answers your “burning questions” about the Brickyard 400

Ford sales tanked in Q2

The new F150 will have an aluminum body and shed 700 pounds

These car commercials are better

There’s been a plethora of blogs and websites ranking their picks of the best commercials from the Super Bowl. The car commercials were good, but not great. Despite various celebrities, like a practically naked Adriana Lima, a flying Jay Leno or a soft-speaking Clint Eastwood pulling at your patriotic heartstrings, they just didn’t qualify as great. Here are but a few car commercials that are at the same level or better than what you saw on February 5, 2012.

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Gift Guide: Car Accessories

2011 Mojo Gift Guide Car Accessories ImageCars are an extension of a driver’s personality and what you drive says a lot about you. The perfect complement to any car is a host of accessories and gadgets. In the Mojo Motors Blog Gift Guide: Car Accessories we tackle the daunting task of what to get someone who needs to add some pizazz, spunk and/or practicality to their ride. For the complete guide of gift suggestions, read on.

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The Monday Grind

The weekend that was November 18-20 gave us time to prepare for a short three-day week and, of course, the latest Nascar Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart. Read more by following the links below.

Chevrolet’s proves that “Chevy Runs Deep” aint no joke

Top Gear Live is going down this week in London and it will be way better than Charlie Sheen’s Truth Tour

Tony “Smoke” Stewart took the Sprint Cup Championship over the weekend at Homestead in Miami

ESPN’s Ed Hinton calls Tony Stewart a Nascar legend

The VW Caddy got some cred from Hooniverse’s “What the Truck Weekend”

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