5 Worst Sounds Your Car Can Make The Sounds Your Car Makes Can Tell You a Lot about What's Going on Under the Hood.
Mar17

5 Worst Sounds Your Car Can Make The Sounds Your Car Makes Can Tell You a Lot about What's Going on Under the Hood.

The Sounds Your Car Makes Can Tell You a Lot about What’s Going on Under the Hood. Lately, I haven’t been writing much. But, the stuff I’ve been writing about has been about stuff that I’ve really, really liked. But, every once and a while, I like to write things that are actually useful. You may (or may not) remember my post on “How much is my car worth after an accident?” This is one of those...

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Coolest Thing to Do with a Junker: Race a Lancia Zagato in Full-Size Pole Position 1982 Lancia takes the place of the little red racer from Atari's Pole Position
Aug06

Coolest Thing to Do with a Junker: Race a Lancia Zagato in Full-Size Pole Position 1982 Lancia takes the place of the little red racer from Atari's Pole Position

1982 Lancia Zagato takes the place of the little red racer from Atari’s Pole Position I’m back. And, so is TickTickVroom.com. It’s been a while since my last post. I took a bit of time off from the site. But, now I’m back to hunting and pecking on my keyboard with a new take for TTV. This site has been a combo of news, reviews and editorial junk for the past few years. I’m not Autoblog, so why would you...

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Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid Bows in Geneva Koenigsegg Makes World's Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!!
Mar03

Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid Bows in Geneva Koenigsegg Makes World's Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!!

Koenigsegg Makes World’s Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!! The Koenigsegg Regera hybrid… I’ve never lusted after, pined for or flat-out longed for a car before like I am for the Koenigsegg Regera hybrid hypercar. The Bugatti Veyron, Hennessey Venom GT, Koenigsegg Agera and Pagani Huyara have, thus far, represented the...

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Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Drives Itself to Vegas, Baby! Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Completes a 560-Mile Test Self-Drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas.
Jan09

Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Drives Itself to Vegas, Baby! Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Completes a 560-Mile Test Self-Drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas.

Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Completes a 560-Mile Test Self-Drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas. Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept is pretty impressive. If anything, it’s even more impressive than it’s scooty-er sibling, the Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept, which lapped the Hockenheim racecourse last October. While the RS7 Piloted Driving Concept ran itself driverlessly around a race track at speed with a nearly...

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Best Sedan for 2015 This Year's Best Sedans for the Money
Jan04

Best Sedan for 2015 This Year's Best Sedans for the Money

In our continuing effort to be moderately helpful, here is the TickTickVroom list of best sedans for 2015. We chose the top sedans under $15,000; $20,000; $30,000; $40,000; $50,000; $60,000; $75,000; $100,000 and a few honorable mentions. Some are fast. Some are inexpensive. Some are good in inclement weather. But, all are awesome cars. Best Sedan Under $15,000 2015 Ford Fiesta S MSRP: $14,455 Zero to Sixty: 8.5 seconds Top Speed: 120...

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How Much Is My Car Worth after a Car Accident? What's My Car Worth?
Oct08

How Much Is My Car Worth after a Car Accident? What's My Car Worth?

  What’s my car worth after a car accident? This isn’t the sort of thing I normally write. But, apart from our usual car reviews and watch news, I thought I’d write something that’s actually useful. When I talk to people about TickTickVroom, there are a couple of questions that crop up in the conversation… What car should I buy? What’s a good watch? I have this watch, what do you think...

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10 Weirdest Production Cars, Ever By Far the Strangest Cars to Ever Roam the Streets
Sep22

10 Weirdest Production Cars, Ever By Far the Strangest Cars to Ever Roam the Streets

I got to thinking about the 10 weirdest production cars. I spend a lot of time talking about the most beautiful, powerful and incredible examples of automotive design and engineering on this site. From limited edition Bugatti Veyrons to classic Jaguar XKEs to the latest offering from Mercedes-AMG, there are cars that boggle the mind in terms of their sheer brilliance.   But, then there’s the other side of the coin…...

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Price Starts at $78,995 UPDATED: Hard Performance and Acceleration Numbers for 0 to 60 mph and Quarter-Mile
Aug23

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Price Starts at $78,995 UPDATED: Hard Performance and Acceleration Numbers for 0 to 60 mph and Quarter-Mile

UPDATE: The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has the unbelievable performance we were hoping for.  Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph passes in blink at 2.95 seconds. Quarter-mile is even more impressive at 10.95 seconds. These times are for a Z06 with the 8-speed automatic transmission. Chevrolet pulled the wraps from the eagerly [read: impatiently] awaited 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 a few months ago in Detroit and the equally spec’d...

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Toyota FT-1: The New Supra Gets a New Paintjob
Aug17

Toyota FT-1: The New Supra Gets a New Paintjob

  Last January Toyota unveiled a bright red concept car.  That car was the Toyota FT-1, which is destined to become the new Toyota Supra.  That car was gorgeous, but it was, without a doubt a concept far, far, far from production.  Now, in Monterey, California during the McCall’s Motorworks Revival (part of the Pebble Beach hootenanny), Toyota rolled out a new graphite-painted version of the FT-1 (aka New Supra). With its...

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MINI Superleggera Vision Concept: A MINI Coupe We Actually Want
May23

MINI Superleggera Vision Concept: A MINI Coupe We Actually Want

This is the MINI Superleggera Vision.  And, it looks like the MINI Coupe everyone was hoping for when MINI announced they were making a two-door, two-seater a few years back.  Unfortunately, it isn’t headed to production.   The MINI Superleggera Vision concept car is, just that, a concept designed to show off beautiful one-off coachwork craftsmanship for MINI for the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 on Lake Como in...

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