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Can your SUV take on Abu Dhabi's infamous 'Hill of Horrors?'

Toppled trucks, exploding SUVs and sand flying everywhere—no, this isn't an upcoming Michael Bay Transformers flick, thank goodness. This is the Liwa Sports Festival in Abu Dhabi, a dune-bashing extravaganza meant for only the most souped-up of off-roaders. Think your Toyota Fortuner can handle it?

How a Porsche 911 GT3 RS delivery turned into one smoldering, charred mess

If you get the feeling something disastrous is about to go down, it's probably best to just back away—especially if we're talking about hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Porsche performance. Take it from the former owner of this GT3 RS, whose car went from one in 600 to a melted skeleton after a botched delivery.

This remote-controlled Corvette is computer know-how put to good use

Bjorn Harms is a 34-year-old computer engineer from the Netherlands with a fondness for Back to the Future and some time on his hands. Does he use said time to build an app or computer program? No. He transforms a Chevrolet Corvette into a 1:1 scale remote-controlled car. Yes, we like where his priorities are at.

American police cars have come a pretty long way.

You grew up seeing them in television cop shows or big-screen chase sequences, but there's a lot more history and variety to the American police car than you know about.  For instance: Did you know the black-and-white paint scheme was initially adopted because it was more budget-friendly?

The family business behind Hollywood's car scene.

Have you ever wondered where big-budget Hollywood movies get an endless supply of cars to smash, blow up, or use as extras? Apparently, a lot of them come from the Auto Film Club—a family business dedicated to providing productions with cars of just about every shape, size and make, whether it's taxis and RVs or old school classics.

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