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Best Moments: Cobras at Monterey

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It’s a few days after the Cobras invaded the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and we’re still catching our breath. Edsel Ford waves the green flag to start the race. Thirty-five of Shelby’s finest took the start and we all collectively lost about 12 percent of our hearing as they roared off. Edsel Ford waved the green flag at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Jim Click (#89) would pass Lorne Leibel (#81) to win. Megadealer Jim Click won the race in this 289 Cobra, but only after holding off Lorne Leibel who hounded him the entire race. Third was Ford VP Jim Farley,...

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Seats Overview: Racing Seats, Offroad Seats, and Restoration Seats

  Andy's Auto Sport presents a video about the differences between reclining and fixed-back seats, as well as which seats are best for your daily driver, race car, or off-road vehicle. We provide examples of each for easy reference. Adding aftermarket seats to your ride is a great way to improve comfort and performance by allowing you to better stay in control behind the steering wheel.

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Lamborghini ultra-SUV concept stomps into fray

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Lamborghini is considering building the exotic Urus SUV concept it is unveiling this week at the Beijing auto show. The four-seat concept, shown to journalists in a sneak peek this month at the close of the New York auto show, could be on sale within 3 1/2 years, company executives said. Lamborghini's 2008 Estoque sedan concept fell victim to the economic downturn, but the Urus has a good chance of going into production, Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann says. "We think the SUV segment is the right one," he said. "It has the biggest growth potential and the highest emotion. We are investing...

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U.S. auto regulators to hold forum on electric-vehicle battery safety

The U.S. auto-safety regulator said it will hold a forum on lithium-ion batteries in electric cars next month, almost a year after a General Motors Co. Chevrolet Volt caught fire three weeks after a crash-test.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Friday a meeting May 18 in Washington to convene government officials and auto and battery-industry representatives to talk about “safety considerations” for cars powered by lithium-ion batteries. The meeting was announced in a posting on the Federal Register’s Web site.A Volt caught fire in June, three weeks after a crash...

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SEMA Washington Rally | Specialty Equipment Market Association

Join Industry Leaders in Washington, D.C. for the 2012 SEMA Washington Rally Pursuing a pro-growth manufacturing and job creation agenda, creating access to small business loans and credit, finding affordable health insurance options for employees, countering burdensome vehicle equipment regulations, and combating counterfeit products. These are just a few of the political issues facing SEMA members during this critical election year.Join your fellow SEMA members in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 to demonstrate to lawmakers the importance and strength of the $28-billion specialty equipment...

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