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Icon adds electric powertrain to 1966 Fiat 500 Giardiniera Derelict

Icon is fresh off of the reveal of its Tesla-powered 1949 Mercury coupe at the 2018 SEMA show, but it has another electric powertrain swap to show off. The company has installed an electric powertrain in this 1966 Derelict Fiat 500 Giardiniera. Icon founder Jonathan Ward published a YouTube video to show off the electric 500 Giardiniera, which was in pretty poor shape when it first came to the company. Ward mistakenly identifies the car as a 600 Giardinetta, but this is indeed a 500 Giardiniera. As a side note, Fiat plans to…

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Genesis G90 update, next-gen Mazda 3, ECD Range Rover Classic: Car News Headlines

Teaser for next-gen Mazda 3 debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show Hyundai’s new luxury brand Genesis is planning a major update for its G90. The flagship sedan is about to get a sharp new look inspired by Genesis’ Essentia concept unveiled earlier this year. A similar update is planned for the G80 too. Mazda will use this month’s 2018 Los Angeles auto show to introduce its next-gen 3 sedan and hatch. Normally a new Mazda isn’t much to get excited about but the new 3 will introduce some world-first…

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Remember this weird rebodied Ferrari F430? You can buy it for $2.8M

Earlier this year, an Italian by the name of Enea Casoni revealed the EC OnlyOne P8—a fitting name for a one-off supercar. The strange creation built upon a Ferrari F430 now seeks a new home, however. The OnlyOne P8 is listed for sale with luxury classifieds JamesEdition. The going price? $2.8 million. The lofty sum will net one very custom supercar, though. The car’s entire body is custom made to recall vintage racers from the mid-20th century. Its overall size is also interesting; the OnlyOne P8 sits about 3.3 feet high,…

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Jay Leno shows off his first collector car, a 1954 Jaguar XK120

Jay Leno owns more cars than we could ever collectively hope to buy in our lifetimes, but there’s one car that started his hobby. That is the Jaguar XK120. Leno recalled the story that surrounds his love affair with the XK120 on a new episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage.” According to the comedian and car guru, when he was nine years old, he spotted an XK120 while riding his bicycle. After watching the owner polish the car for about 10 minutes, the man asked if Leno wanted to sit in…

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