What you missed on 7.10.14

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Rolling Coal at a Toyota PriusRolling Coal: A Political Statement Hits Our Nation’s Roads

That disgusting black smoke you see to your right is this truck owner’s unique way of making a political statement that he doesn’t agree with the current US Presidential Administration’s policies. Rolling Coal, as it’s called, is more often than not directed toward eco-friendly symbols like the Toyota Prius. Interesting (or terrible…) way of making your opinion known, eh?

2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Ultimate Edition 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser - Autoblog Quick Spin

We’ll be said to see this one leave the market. In case you didn’t know, 2014 marks the swan song for the Toyota FJ Cruiser, leaving the Jeep Wrangler to hold the mantle mostly uncontested as the most off-road-oriented stock vehicle from a major automaker in the US. As Jonathon Ramsey said, “The FJ Cruiser is poised to join a long list of vehicles that got better and better, then got axed.”

Want a Tucker Torpedo? Will This Do Instead? Tucker Torpedo Replica prototype

The car to your right is most definitely not a 1946 Tucker Torpedo. Underneath the somewhat wacky bodywork sits a 1971 Buick Riviera, a cult classic in its own right. It’s kind of crazy, sort of cool in a weird way, and undeniably unique. If that kind of thing is your bag, baby, feel free to bid – it’s currently up for auction on eBay.

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