Planning a European Road Trip? Here's Everything You Need to Know

There’s nothing more American than a good old-fashioned road trip. And right now, more Americans than ever before are choosing to take that road trip abroad – by ordering an International Driving Permit and exploring the world via highway.

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Germany to Charge Foreigners to Drive the Autobahn

If you’ve been dreaming about driving on the Autobahn, you might want to plan your trip to Germany soon.

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Germany Plans Toll For Foreign Drivers

The German government has agreed to establish a toll for driving on the country’s highways. The catch is that it will apply to everyone but, of course, Germans.

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German Opposition Party Seeks 120 KM/H Autobahn Speed Limit

Signs like the one above may become a thing of the past if Germany’s opposition government gets its way.

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Autobahn Speed Limit Proposed by German Politicians

Probably one of the world’s most famous stretches of pavement among everyday drivers, the Autobahn is known for its no speed limit policy, but a bill proposed in Germany could change that by year’s end.

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2013 Cadillac ATS "The Journey" Chapter 2: the Autobahn to the Nurburgring [Video]

Cadillac is drumming up a lot of excitement for its upcoming ATS model, which will be GM’s answer to BMW’s ever popular 3-Series. To get everyone excited about the new ATS, Cadillac has been releasing a series of videos teasing the vehicle as it gets put through its paces of testing and tuning.

The newest video highlighting the ATS’ journey shows Cadillac developing and refining the sedan on the Autobahn and the Nurburgring. By gathering an elite team of drivers and engineers, Cadillac threw everything it possibly could at the ATS in order to develop the perfect sports sedan.

Check out the video below:

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Opel Insignia OPC Unlimited Hits 168 MPH With Limiter Removed

Buick fans disappointed that the forthcoming Regal GS shares little in common with the European market Insignia OPC now have another reason to get mad, after Opel revealed that their hottest sedan is good for an astounding 168 mph when the speed governor is removed.

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Autobahn May Lose Sections Of De-restricted Highway Located Near Porsche, Mercedes-Benz

The world famous Autobahn, known for its sections of speed-limit-free roads, looks set to lose some of its famous stretches of highway, with the election of a new, environmentally focused government in the home state of manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.

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Corvette Z06 Hits 216 MPH On The Autobahn [video]

Buckle up for one hell of a ride in this video as a Chevrolet Corvette Z06 blitzes down the Autobahn, tapping out its speedometer for quite some time. All this takes place while being filmed in less than a minute and if you’ve ever wanted to get a real sense of just how fast 216 mph is, the camera footage shows landscape just flying by like in a blur.

The most insane part of it all? Well, at least to us – the fact that the driver was also the cameraman. And by the looks of things, this isn’t your run-of-the-mill, off-the-lot Z06. Gauging the acceleration of the car, it probably has a few bolt-ons, if not some forced induction to get it up to its top speed that quickly.

Check out the video after the break.

[Source: Cardomain Blog]

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Bavarian Police Test BMW X3 for Active Duty

No, somebody’s mother didn’t take her Halloween costume a little too far. The Bavarian Police, presumably unaware of the correlation between shopping bags and the BMW X3, are testing a version of the soft roader for highway duty.

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