Throwback Thursday: Six Generations of an American Institution, the Ford Taurus

A look back on six generations of Ford Taurus

Every week we take a look back at how our favorite cars, trucks, and SUVs have evolved over the years - the "embarrassing childhood photos." Welcome to Throwback Thursday! This week we commemorate freedom with a "capital F" for Ford, America's beloved sweetheart and progenitor of seven generations of Taurus.

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The Transformation of the VW Beetle: It's a Bug's Life #CarPorn

The longest-running car of a single design platform.

For those of you who like to drool over ridiculously good-looking cars, you are not alone. Car Porn is's weekly series where we bring you 10 swoon-worthy automobiles every Wednesday that will always be easy on the eyes and get you through the rest of the week! This week we take a look at the longest-running and most manufactured car of a single design platform worldwide - the Volkswagen Beetle.

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This Fourth of July, Give a Car an Independence Day Beating ... for a Good Cause

North Carolina non-profit conceives walloping fund-raiser

The rockets' pop, bang, and famous red-glare are sure to get their usual endorsement of "oohs and ahs" in fields and parking lots across America this July 4th. What else is new? We'll tell you: Get your %#* down to Greensboro, North Carolina. For a small entrance fee, you may take a baseball bat, a sledgehammer

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2010 vs 2015: Is the Volkswagen Beetle Still the "People's Car"?

This design platform has been manufactured for over 70 years now.

What have the last five years done to our favorite rides? If you're in the market for a new vehicle, it might be prudent to take a look at some previous model years. We all know that cars depreciate as soon as they're driven off the lot, but how much do they depreciate after half-a-decade? Are there options you simply can't live without today, that weren't available five years ago?

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Finally, You Can Afford a Ferrari F40 ... So Long as It's Made of Lego

As you might expect, some assembly is required.

Lego's Creator line has already given us two amazing vehicles - an old-school Mini Cooper and a T1-generation Volkswagen Type 2 camper van (full disclosure: your author owns and loves the latter model). Now, the famous toymaker is back with yet another plastic model of a piece of automotive history, the glorious Ferrari F40, Ferrari's first turbocharged street car.

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