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 |  Nov 01 2012, 5:52 PM

With all the feedback we received on our Top 10 Worst Cars of the 2012 SEMA Show post a video followup was too tempting to pass up.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 9:10 PM

10. The Swagnum


Back by popular demand, we’ve compiled the Top 10 Worst Cars of SEMA. Forgive us for being light on details; it’s apparent that the number one qualification in order to make our list of botch jobs is for the car be so highly customized it’s no longer recognizable.

We hope you’re in for a scare this Halloween because this self-proclaimed “Swagnum” modified Dodge Magnum ranks just 10th on our list of terrifying mod-jobs at SEMA.

 |  Jun 05 2012, 1:02 PM

Voting is closed for the SEMA Mustang Powered by Women, which will appear late this October in Las Vegas. The project aims to increase awareness about women working in the automotive field by offering up an example of what they can do. 

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 |  May 25 2012, 5:15 PM

Maintaining tact and candor simultaneously while describing Topcar’s Porsche Cayenne Vantage 2 “Lemon,” is about as easy as keeping a straight face and drinking prohibition-era moonshine.

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 |  Nov 24 2010, 6:27 PM

India’s Mahindra will buy troubled Korean carmaker Ssangyong for $463 million, with Mahindra gaining a 70% stake in the company. The deal is expected to conclude in March, 2011.

“Together with its financial capability, Mahindra offers competence in sourcing and marketing strategy while Ssangyong has strong capabilities in technology,” Mahindra President Pawan Goenka said in the statement. “We are committed to leveraging the combined synergies by investing in a new Ssangyong product portfolio to gain momentum in global markets.”

Ssangyong, a maker of SUVs, trucks and minivans, faced a sales crunch when those segments fell out of favor with consumers during the economic crisis. Ssangyong’s most recent products, namely the Rodius, have been pilloried in the press for their bizarre designs, which some have labeled as the world’s ugliest cars.

[Source: Wall Street Journal]