Live Out Your 007 Fantasies with the Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition

The oil-slick generator is not standard, nor is it legal.

Everybody loves a special-edition car - at least according to how many roll out each year, they do. But, most of the time, that special edition is tenuously related to the car. Aston Martin's latest special edition, though, reinforces a connection between two things that have been together since bread and water - James Bond, and Aston Martin. Thus, the DB9 GT Bond Edition should be something truly special.

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Land Rover Is Leading the Way in See-Through Technology

Invisible trailers and cargo-monitoring will keep your horses safe.

Invisibility is definitely high on most people's Top 5 Superpowers I Want list; it's a power that has obsessed mankind since the time of Plato. But despite decades of investigation by Hollywood special effects people, true invisibility remains elusive. Thankfully, Land Rover has figured out a way around the problem, and they're using it to make trailers see-through.

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Uber Hires Jeep Hackers to Help Build Self-Driving Fleet

Miller and Valasek join Autonomous Car Lab in Pittsburgh.

Despite recent legal complications, ride-sharing company Uber is continuing to invest heavily in its future, as well as the future of self-driving car technology. Uber has made no secret of its plan to replace human drivers with self-driving cars, but recent incidents of high-profile connected-car hacks have made security a top priority.

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The Africa Twin: Is Honda's new "Adventure" Bike the Return of a Classic?

Honda's CRF1000L is meant to do more than cause nostalgia.

From its debut in 1986 (as the XRV650) to its retirement in 2003 (as the XRV750), Honda's Africa Twin has been one of the most beloved dual-sports ever. Rugged, responsive, easy to fix, and (at the time it was released) at the leading edge of technology. Honda's new Africa Twin, the CRF1000L, is a totally new animal, but that doesn't mean it isn't worthy of the African Twin colors.

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Bang for Your Buck: 2015 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler vs. the Used-Car Market

Checking out a new car's competition from the used-car market.

It's no surprise that buyers often compare both new and used cars. For a given price point, the market for potential cars explodes once you start looking away from new cars alone. Sure, you might give up the warranty, but if you're looking for something unique, used cars provide a good value ... provided you pick the right one. Bang for Your Buck takes a look at five used cars you could get with the money you'd spend on the new car we've tested recently.

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The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Gets a Premium Hi-Fi Sound System

Technology used to recreate acoustics of European concert halls.

The Ford Explorer has been around so long that it can actually use nostalgia to help revive sales now that gas is relatively cheap and people aren't ashamed to buy SUVs anymore. The Explorer weathered dismal sales in the post-recession 2000s and now, with its new Platinum Edition, the Explorer is being repositioned as a luxury SUV, thanks in part to its new Sony premium entertainment system.

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