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Photo credit: Norman Woo, Derek Mau Another SEMA Show has wrapped and were are almost recovered from our shenanigans after our week in Las Vegas. Old friends were reacquainted and new friendships were born. While the SEMA Show may be all about the automotive industry, it is the people behind the scenes and in front of...

Grammy® winner Miranda Lambert is partnering with Ram Trucks to auction a customized Ram Laramie Longhorn with proceeds benefiting Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation. Lambert is a mother to seven rescue dogs and created MuttNation Foundation -- along with the foundation’s director, Bev Lambert – to end animal cruelty,...

Canadian native Joel Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5, is a common topic within the EDM industry when it comes to the use of social media. More recently, the critically acclaimed music producer/performer took to social media, as always, to express his feelings. This time around, it was about a case involving...

eBay Listing: Andy Warhol’s 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Andy Warhol is one of the most influential figures in contemporary art and pop culture. His enduring imagery, insatiable curiosity, and creative lifestyle has inspired creative minds worldwide and continues to cultivate new artists by funding institutions that...

eBay Listing: Steve McQueen’s 1971 Husqvarna 250s Moto-Cross One of the most recognizable and successful actors of the 1960s and ‘70s, Steve McQueen’s fame in both the movie and motorcycle worlds have made his personal bikes valuable collector’s items. Now here’s another chance to own a piece of history. With...

Heavy Metal – Hetfield’s “Black Pearl” Wins 2014 Custom of the Year Award Rock & roll music and custom cars have a lot in common. A creative spirit, immense talent and uncompromising dedication are required to create and reveal the inner soul of a song or a car. James Hetfield has mastered both. His band Metallica sits...

eBay Listing: Brian Hartline’s 2006 Ferrari F430 Brian Hartline is a wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins and wanted a car that he could run on the track and feel the true elements of a race car. Additionally, he wanted a car that had an aggressive look and an eagerness to be driven even more aggressively....

IAMAUTO Corvette by West Coast Customs The team at West Coast Customs took will.i.am’s idea of a classic 1959 Corvette and fused it with the modern amenities of a 2008 Corvette. Features include a custom hand-fabricated front end, white wall rims from Colorado Customs, Continental tires, a reupholstered interior...

eBay Listing: 2003 Hummer H2 Before LeBron James became one an NBA all-star and four-time NBA MVP, his mother gifted him a 2003 Hummer H2 on his eighteenth birthday back when James was still playing for St. Vincent-St. Mary as a senior in high school. The media went crazy after learning about the gift and it became...

eBay Listing: 1972 BMW 2002tii Updated: 1/12/2014 Now you can own a piece of punk rock history. Titled under Green Day’s lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong, this BMW 2002 tii car looks impressive in Baikal Blue metallic paint sitting on Panasports wrapped with Falken Ziex tires. The interior is personalized with a Nardi...

Photo credit: Norman Woo What happens when you connect the world’s fastest man with a Japanese supercar? Things get a bit heated. Let’s see how the Jamaican sprinter feels about the Japanese Nissan GT-R! “Nissan GT-R is a wonderful car and perfect for me. I love everything in it. I enjoy driving it, and I feel completely...

eBay Listing: Team Coco 2011 Chevrolet Sonic “Orange Bullet” We bring to you another fun Motors auction. Conan O’Brien has agreed to auction the Chevy Sonic Andy Richter drove across the US in 2011 as part of the show’s move from L.A. to NYC. Conan sidekick, Andy Richter, drove this one-of-a-kind Chevy Sonic on an...

Typically, the LA Auto Show is a venue for the carmakers to show off their new cars and soon to be production cars to the press and to the public. Jaguar kicked the LA Auto Show with a world premier of their F-TYPE Coupe on the eve preceding the show in grand fashion. The evening captured the hearts of British and...

Gene Simmons and his wife, actress Shannon Tweed, unveiled a custom 1956 Ford F-100 pickup (aka Snakebit) that features styling cues inspired by classic Shelby Mustangs and will be auctioned next year by Barrett-Jackson, with proceeds going to help fund a children’s hospital in Tweed’s hometown in Canada. Snakebit is...

eBay Listing: 2002 El Diablo West Coast Choppers Custom Made for Daymond John Daymond John, the “Godfather of Urban Fashion” and founder and CEO of FUBU clothing apparel, is auctioning his custom West Coast Choppers 2002 El Diablo, and other exclusive items, to benefit the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)....

The Ultimate Stylish Sporty Eco-Commuter Car How would you like a great deal on the most stylish electric car on the road—and support an excellent social cause at the same time? You’ll have your chance starting Oct. 12, 2013 — when eBay and the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) auction off nine brand-new and...

Movie fans who like fast car sequences on the silver screen have lots of choices. Rush starts this Friday and a trailer for Need for Speed was released this week. And we cannot ignore Snake and Mongoose, NHRA’s classic rivalry between Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, in limited release right...

Updated Sept. 25, 2013 The Slice of Life is the name of Dexter Morgan’s fishing boat which he uses mostly to dump dead body parts into the ocean and a pun on Dexter’s secret life as a serial killer. Now is your opportunity to own Dexter’s actual boat from this hit TV series and own a piece of TV history. The Slice of...

New Bio-Pic Blends Heart With Horsepower By Cory Allen As movie audiences filed out of advanced screenings of the new feature film “Snake & Mongoose,” their comments were decisive – this is a surprisingly good movie. Made on a very tight budget, Producers Robin Broidy and Steve Nemeth squeezed a lot out of a little to...

Recreated from spare parts found on eBay is one of the biggest icons from the 80s: the Knight Industries Two Thousand, or as most of you know it, K.I.T.T. Similar to the original car used in the Knight Rider series that aired from 1982 to 1986, this replica is based on a 1991 Pontiac Trans Am GTA and comes with all...

eBay Listing: 2012 “Hawkized” Triumph Bonneville T100 110th Anniversary Edition As a kid, Tony Hawk was intelligent, high-strung, and hyperactive — a combination his mother once described as “challenging.” When he was nine, Tony received a skateboard from his older brother. That gift changed his life and gave him an outlet...