Mother Of God: The Next Honda Civic Type R Looks Absolutely Insane

Dear America: when was the last time we actually woke up to good news? I think for me it was sometime last year, when Martin Shkreli got arrested. At last we finally have something good to wake up to and look forward to in the future: this is what the next Honda Civic Type R will look like. And holy crap, it is delightfully crazy.

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Lord Have Mercy Somebody Got 1,040 Horsepower Out Of A Hyundai V6

The neon-colored explosion of bad taste known as the SEMA show in Las Vegas is just around the corner, and so are the legions of absurd and delightful tuner cars that will be showing off alternate-universe versions of actual cars. Like, you know, this 1,040 horsepower rear-drive Hyundai Santa Fe.

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Watch a Giant Fighting Robot Get Beat Up By a Wrecking Ball

Two robot fighting teams—MegaBots in the US and Suidobashi Heavy Industries in Japan—challenged each other to a duel once upon a time
. Both accepted, but the actual showdown is yet to happen. This stress test conducted by the MegaBots team on their giant mech might give some answer about how it’ll fare if a clash goes down.

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http://sploid.gizmodo.com/watch-a-giant-fighting-robot-get-beat-up-by-a-wrecking-1787194714

You Probably Shouldn’t Let Your 5-Year-Old Kid Do Burnouts  

After filming his 5-year-old son doing a burnout in the driveway, 9News reports that police towed an Australian man’s car away on Saturday. The man cheered his son on and told 9News that he “knows a hell of lot” for being 5 years old, but really, is a kid even supposed to be in the front seat at that age? No.

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http://jalopnik.com/you-probably-shouldnt-let-your-5-year-old-kid-do-burnou-1787200800

This Is What Race Tracks Do When They Don’t Have Races

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Unlike local race tracks, major oval venues such as Texas Motor Speedway often don’t have race cars making circles every weekend of the year. To keep busy, they host concerts, run races on smaller ovals within the track and, um… break strange world records.

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Watch Rich Folks Crash Their Ferraris In Lebanon

If there’s one thing to bring us together as a species, it’s the delight we feel in a sharable and relatable experience. Car people in Lesotho have the same desire to see interesting automobiles drive fast as those in Gordonsville or even in Beirut. A secondary common experience might be the secret enjoyment many feel when watching rich people bend their pricey cars.

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