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Rensselaer Motorsport Shines Bright

Fri, Apr 14, 2017 | Posted by:

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Rensselaer Motorsport is a team of volunteer students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York that spends nine months each year designing, manufacturing, and testing a small open-wheeled race car. We are proud to be part of the team.

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Caffeine & Gasoline® Car Feature: Danny Gogue’s 1960 Volkswagen Type 2 Double Cab

Mon, Mar 20, 2017 | Posted by:

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When you see Danny Gogue next to his 1960 Volkswagen Type 2 Double Cab all is right with the world. They belong to each other. You could see them on opposite sides of the parking lot and easily connect the dots between car and owner. We did. When we saw his Double Cab at our […]

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Steve McQueen’s “Bullitt” Mustang Chase Car Found

Wed, Mar 15, 2017 | Posted by:

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According to the “Los Angeles Times” the star of one of the most famous chase scenes ever put on film, the Highland Green 1968 Mustang Fastback from the movie “Bullitt,” has been found… in Baja California, Mexico. It seems the Ford’s been living ‘La Vida Loca’ south of the border, enjoying carne asada and margaritas […]

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Our Detail Wagen Delivers The Goods At SEMA

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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We built the Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen for the SEMA trade show. Standing out in a sea of flashy cars was a tall order because it would take a keen eye to notice the BMW’s subtle, well-executed customizations. Still, we hoped our two-door M3 wagon conversion would be noticed. Boy, did our dreams […]

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It’s All About The Cars of Deutschland At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Nov 8, 2016 | Posted by:

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You had to want it on November 7th. We commend all the brave souls who sloshed though rainy weather to attend our monthly cruise-in car show. Spirits were not dampened and plenty of outstanding cars were on hand do there was plenty of eye-candy for those wearing properly layered clothing or armed with umbrellas.

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Ringbrothers 900-Horsepower Winnebago… You Had Us At 900 Horsepower w/ Video

Mon, Nov 7, 2016 | Posted by:

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Ringbrothers, an aptly named shop founded by bothers Mike and Jim Ring, show what a small team with big ideas can accomplish. The shop, located in the small hamlet of Spring Green, Wisconsin, has risen to the ranks of the elite in the car building realm. This can plainly be seen in their three innovate […]

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Introducing: Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 | Posted by:

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Our Detail Wagen is set to make a big splash at SEMA but in order to maximize its impact we’ve had to keep it under wraps for the last 10 months. It’s been excruciating, but the day of reckoning is here. We will quickly rundown the specs but rest assured we have a series of […]

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Video: Nurburgring Fails – See Dream Drives Come To A Crashing End

Sat, Oct 29, 2016 | Posted by:

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We all want to live the dream… pushing a high-performance car to its limits on a legendary track with a Formula 1 pedigree like the Nurburgring. But with the hammer down in the name of glory much can go wrong and often does. Check out this fail footage and see some happy times come to […]

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British Defender Meets American V8, A Match Made In Heaven

Fri, Oct 28, 2016 | Posted by:

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The Land Rover Defender is one of the all-time most capable four wheelers to take on a rutty trail or sand dune. One of the hang-ups of these rigs can be the British-based 3.9-liter V8 powerplant. We came across Defenders with Corvette LS3s under their bonnets and had to share.

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Headlight Restoration: Clearing Your Way To Safer Driving

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 | Posted by:

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Chalky, hazed, and cloudy headlights add years to the look of your car and can seriously impair your vision. You don’t have to live with them. I just bought my son a Subaru WRX. It was the cheapest, still-running WRX on Craigslist… it had 200,000 miles on the clock and it looked the part. The […]

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Is The Ram Rebel TRX Concept The Hellcat Of Pickups?

Wed, Oct 12, 2016 | Posted by:

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We hope so. Sure off road trucks are great for car care companies like Griot’s Garage because few vehicles get more dirty than an off-roader, but we like the performance attributes of this truck too.

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Video: BMW Fan Makes M3 His Roommate During Hurricane Matthew

Tue, Oct 11, 2016 | Posted by:

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Floridian Randy Jalil was in quandary when it came to his hurricane preparation efforts. So he parked his beloved E30 M3 in his house to escape the wrath of Hurricane Matthew. Fortunately, Randy’s house featured double doors that were just wide enough to get the job done. A little clutch feathering and, bingo, a new […]

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Jaguars Leap Into The Spotlight At Caffeine & Gasoline

Fri, Sep 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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We were surprised at the number of Leaping Cats in attendance at our Jaguar-themed September Caffeine & Gasoline show. The popularity of the event, however, was not a surprise. The joint was jumping and parking spots were at a premium. It was great to see enthusiasts trading stories as the sun peaked through the early […]

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Parking Spot Car Feature: Jason Anderson’s 1955 Porsche Continental

Wed, Aug 31, 2016 | Posted by:

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The 1955 Porsche Continental is a rare, one-year-only, America-only offering that’s basically a 1500 with a catchy, made-for-America nameplate. Porsche’s marketing scheme backfired as Ford took exception to the use of Continental which was its line-topping Lincoln product and sued. This one had a football huddle of people around it.

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Parking Spot Car Feature: 1948 Chevrolet Pickup

Wed, Aug 3, 2016 | Posted by:

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When this fat-fendered pickup rolled off the line in 1948 it was resigned to accept its fate as a workhorse, it had no aspirations of greatness. As it toiled away on the farm there were no dreams of cruising the open road, attending car shows, or having people point in delight at the lowly Bow […]

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