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Aaron Turpen
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Attended Utah Valley State College
Lives in Wyoming
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Last year, the United States Department of Transportation and its subsidiary, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approved a mandate to require all new vehicles weighing less than 10,000 pounds have a backup camera by 2018.
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In today's Thursday Throwdown, we’re looking at muscle cars. These are performance cars in the American tradition of focusing on muscular looks and power rather than cornering and sport.
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The last Bugatti Veyron has been produced and sold and will be shown at the Geneva Motor Show next week before being collected by its buyer and driven off into the sunset. Bugatti originally said they would build only 450 of the 16-cylinder, 1,200 PS Veyrons with their 0-62 mph time of an insane 2.5 seconds and top speed of ...
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After a week in Toyota’s big, flagship sedan, we found it to still be the conservative drive it was before, but with a more progressive appeal. Whatever your choice on the vehicular voting spectrum, the Avalon likely has a place. The 2015 Avalon exemplifies what Toyota does best: hitting the broadest market possible without becoming forgettable. Quick Specs & Info ...
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In today’s world, whether it be with women, automobiles, or anything else, it’s the slightly different, slightly edgy, and just a bit roguish that stand out in the crowd. The line-skirters and envelope pushers are those that get noticed. That’s the 2015 Nissan Rogue in …
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Hold on to your socks, baseball caps and even underwear! EVO brings us its favorite Track Car of the Year 2014, which is simply exciting and will make you long for one of these exotics and semi-exotics. EVO Track Car of the Year 2014 We urge to NOT drive your car, or ANY car after watching Marino Franchitti in this Track ...
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“Buyer Beware,” says Fiat-Chrysler on their official blog. Why? Because unscrupulous dealerships are taking orders for Hellcat models that they may not be able to fill, that’s why. Worse yet, those orders usually have a deposit or down payment attached. So if you’re in the market for a Challenger Hellcat or Charger Hellcat, make sure your dealership can actually fulfill ...
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FIA Formula E Championship has unveiled the latest circuit layout, this one in Berlin for May 23, 2015. Called the Formula E DHL Berlin ePrix Circuit, sponsored by DHL, the layout is likely the best Formula E circuit to-date. This is what electric F1 racing circuits need to look like. The map includes 17 turns and a total of 24.7 ...
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A rumor is circulating to the effect that Nissan plans to retire the Xterra SUV. We reached out to Nissan to find out.
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Lotus has unveiled their latest supercar, the Evora 400, the next phase in the Evora’s evolution. It’s faster, more dynamic, and more agile than its predecessor. Maximum speed is 186 mph (300 km/h) and acceleration 0-60 mph is just 4.1 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds). This enables the new Lotus Evora 400 to lap the challenging test track at ...
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Nissan's "With Dad" Super Bowl ad won YouTube's AdBlitz 2015 this year.
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The Dodge Challenger is one of the most storied muscle cars in automotive history. When it was revived for the 21st century, nostalgia and modern accouterments were mixed into a successful package. New interior improvements make this 2015 Challenger a muscular road cruiser. Quick Specs & Info 2015 Dodge Challenger Class: Sport coupe Base Model As Tested: R/T Plus Powertrain 3.6L ...
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Occupation
Freelance Writer
Employment
  • Carfax.com
    Freelance contributor, 2014 - present
    Writing automotive content on a freelance basis as a regular contributor.
  • CarNewsCafe.com
    Co-founder, Senior Editor, 2013 - present
  • TorqueNews.com
    Automotive Writer, 2012 - present
  • Self
    Freelance writer, 2007 - present
  • 10w40.com
    Writer, 2011 - present
  • FutureCars.com
    Writer, 2010 - present
  • KillerGuides.com
    Writer, 2009 - 2013
  • CannaCentral.com
    Writer, 2011 - 2012
  • James H Clark & Son
    Driver
  • University of Utah
    Carpenter
  • Aaronz WebWorkz
    Web Developer
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Wyoming
Previously
Texas and Utah - Utah (Land of Zion)
Story
Tagline
It's not easy being perfect, so I take days off to recouperate.
Introduction
I eat, therefore I am.  I'm a freelance writer and someone who prides himself in self education.
Bragging rights
I am a genius on at least four days of each week. The rest of the time is used to recuoperate, since genius is hard work.
Education
  • Utah Valley State College
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Male
Other names
MacAaron, Aaronicus, and back in the old days of BBS Thanatos.