January 29, 2023


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10 of Our Favorite Car Stories from The Onion

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Sometimes, like it or not, the satirical website known as The Onion makes fun of the things that you love. And we get it; cars, evidently, are great fodder for jokes. The internet’s favorite satire site has produced some noteworthy work on the automobile, although admittedly, it can be hard to laugh when they do things like a mashup of a 14-wheeled “Chevrolet” SUV and the front end of a Porsche Macan–looking vehicle (we took the Macan part personally, because, well, we’re Car and Driver).

With April 1 in mind, there’s no better time to go back to some of our favorite headlines and stories from The Onion and share them with you.

Toyota Recalls 1993 Camry Due To Fact That Owners Really Should Have Bought Something New By Now

The oldest daily driver in every parking lot is a ’93 Camry.


Driver Kind Of Bummed To See Other Car He Been Driving Behind For A While Take Exit Off Highway

Try not to shed a tear when you say bye to your driving buddy.

Car moving in different directions. Leader concept. Way to success.

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GM Announces Plans To Recall Driverless Car By 2021

We didn’t say it, they did.

autonomous car driving on road and sensing systems, driverless car, self-driving vehicle

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Experts Caution New Car Loses 90% Of Value As Soon As You Drive It Off Cliff

Forget driving a car off a dealership lot – driving it off a cliff is what can really do the resale value in.

Car Parked On Cliff Against Sky

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Inconsiderate Jackass Takes Up Entire Parking Space

What a jerk move!

Parking lot with wrong parked car

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Report: It Pretty Incredible That Americans Entrusted With Driving Cars

You might be a good driver, but it’s those other people who might be questionable on the road.

Man spilling coffee while driving

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Tire Salesman To Hit Them With A Little Razzle-Dazzle

You ever been hit with that razzle-dazzle?

Businessman riding unicycle with Dollar tire on uprising red arrow

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Mean Automakers Dash Hope For Flying Cars (Video)

Would we have to get pilot’s licenses to test flying cars?

The wings fold up in a demonstration of the Terrafugia "Flying Car" during the first day of press previews at the New York International Automobile Show April 4, 2012.

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Concept Car Designers Struggling To Think Of Cool New Ways For Doors To Open

We’re still waiting for a concept car to have doors that fold down like an airport ramp.


Michael SimariCar and Driver

Honda Civic Refusing To Start Engine In Solidarity With Striking Uber Workers

You can blame your car not working on the solidarity.


Aaron KileyCar and Driver

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