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Happy Halloween: The cars with the meanest front end

There are some vehicles out there that come with the scariest and meanest front ends – perfect for a drive during Halloween. While the driver’s of these scary cars may not be asking you to get out of the way, the mean faces on some vehicles are enough to get you to move over and switch lanes. A couple of years ago, I came across a study which found that people in general are more attracted to ‘angry’ looking cars. The study, conducted by EFS Consulting Vienna, asked 40 people…

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2014 Chicago: Toyota introduces their TRD Pro line of trucks

Toyota showcased some new SUVs and trucks that went through their own performance school, formally known as Toyota Racing Development. The models receiving the treatment are the latest Tundra, Tacoma, and 4Runner, which all receive a hefty assortment of off-road upgrades. For instance, the Tacoma and Tundra TRD Pro receive a nice two-inch lift, while the 4Runner version gets a 1.5-inch kit. Also added to all the models is a performance exhaust system, unique alloy wheels, special Michelin all-terrain tires, and unique paint colors. The TRD Pro packages are only…

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