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10 reasons why you should buy a Pontiac Aztek right now

Sat, 05 Nov 2016 17:59:00 EDT

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(image) This year, the Pontiac Aztek turns 15, and it's the perfect time to buy one. Here are 10 reasons why the Aztek, which is bad, is about to get good.

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This junkyard '91 Grand Am is as hooptie as it gets

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:33:00 EDT

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(image) There's rust. There are lichens on the weatherstripping. There's GM's worst engine. And there are menacing stencils. Nothing else needed!

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24 Hours of Le Mans live update part two

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 21:05:00 EDT

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(image) Porsches! Dogs! Hair Products! Safety Cars! It's Parker's second installment of Le Mans updates interspersed with philosophical expositions.

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Florida man runs down bikers in traffic

Tue, 31 May 2016 15:23:00 EDT

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(image) A Florida biker and his passenger got a nasty surprise when a road rage incident turned ugly.

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This classic Firebird restomod swallowed a Prius

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:00:00 EDT

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(image) An engineer looked at his 1967 Pontiac Firebird and decided to put a Toyota Prius V inside.

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Distracted driver crosses center line and hits police car

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:14:00 EDT

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(image) Attentive driving and quick reflexes saved the life of a police officer in Hudson, Wisconsin when an oncoming driver drifted into the officer's lane and struck his cruiser.

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Camaro-based Trans Am SE Bandit Edition borrows Burt Reynolds

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:15:00 EDT

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(image) Trans Am Depot has come out with a limited Bandit Edition, complete with Burt Reynolds' signature, and an angry screaming chicken on the hood.

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This Hoonigan mechanic's twin-turbo Trans Am is wonderful

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:31:00 EDT

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(image) Massive rear flares, a pair of big turbos, and tons of attitude. It's a unique American muscle car as interpreted by a New Zealander working for Ken Block.

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Are orphan cars better deals?

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:30:00 EST

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(image) Sometimes the key to getting a good value is hitting 'em where they ain't. Millions of cars from dead brands offer that unique opportunity.

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GM recalling 1.4 million older vehicles for oil leak fire risk

Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:32:00 EDT

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(image) GM is recalling 1.4 million older vehicles with its 3.8-liter V6 because oil can leak and cause a fire. The company has had campaigns for this issue before, and there are 1,345 reports of blazes in vehicles that had already been repaired.

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Pontiac Aztek enjoys rebirth thanks to Millennials

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:29:00 EDT

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(image) The Pontiac Aztek is getting a boost in popularity among Millennial buyers. The generation also likes the Dodge Magnum and Chrysler Pacifica, and performance vehicles like the Subaru WRX are in demand, too.

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GM expands headlight recall to 180k Buicks and Pontiacs

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:30:00 EDT

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(image) GM is expanding a headlight module recall from 2014 to include 180,504 North American examples of the 2005 Buick LaCrosse and 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. If the part fails, the vehicles' low-beam lights no longer work.

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Motorweek looks back at the Pontiac Aztek

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT

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(image) The Pontiac Aztek has been an automotive laughingstock for years. According to the latest video in MotorWeek's Retro Review series, that horrible reputation might not be entirely deserved, though.

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Drive plays Smokey, Bandit with turbo Trans Am

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:01:00 EDT

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(image) The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with a turbocharged V8 is a largely forgotten muscle car today. However, Drive's Mike Musto gets behind the wheel of one to explain what makes this rarity so special, and it's definitely not the performance.

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GM replacing passenger airbags in over 243,000 Pontiac Vibes

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 17:05:00 EDT

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(image) Over 243,000 additional examples of the 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibes are in need of passenger-side airbag replacements in connection with the Takata recalls.

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What's driving the spike in air-cooled Porsche 911 prices

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:59:00 EDT

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(image) Speed Academy runs a piece looking at what's driving the skyrocketing prices of air-cooled Porsche 911s. One theory is that Joe-the-Plumber owners are valuing their own high-mileage daily drivers according to the bubble-like prices being asked for pristine, low-mileage examples.

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Online Find: 1970 Pontiac Firebird Concept, cousin of the Weinermobile

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:00 EDT

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(image) Harry Bentley Bradley, who designed the very first run of Hot Wheels cars and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, created this in 1970: the Pontiac Firebird One concept. It can be yours right now for $95,000.

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GM recalling 70k Chevy Malibus, Pontiac G6s over steering issue

Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:05:00 EST

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(image) General Motors is recalling 69,633 Chevy Malibu, Malibu Maxx and Pontiac G6 models from 2006 and 2007 in order to replace the torque sensor in the power steering system.

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This or That: 2005 Chrysler Crossfire SRT6 vs. 1984 Pontiac Fiero

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:58:00 EST

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(image) Greg has chosen a Fiero. I've countered with a Crossfire SRT6. We may both be losers, but only one of us can win. You be the judge.

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2.1 million vehicles recalled again over faulty airbags

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST

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(image) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Honda and Toyota will recall 2.1 million vehicles built in the early 2000s for airbags that could deploy unexpectedly. These vehicles had previously been recalled, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that they are still defective.

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Burt Reynolds Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am sells for $450k

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:30:00 EST

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(image) Apparently, there's still a lot of love out there for by Burt Reynolds and his famous role in Smokey and the Bandit – or at least for his car. As you might remember, Autoblog reported on the auction of the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am a few week ago. At the time, the movie star's car was already well past its $80,000 top estimate, and bidding only shot up from there for a final price of $450,000.

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