NEWS: Rumors Video Roundup: Sonic Skateboard Tricks, Ferrari FF in Hawaii, Unimogs Old and New

March 31, 2013
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Some believe the life of magazine editors is one of non-stop fun and games, but the fact of the matter is a lot of hours and creative energy goes into delivering your monthly mailbox surprise, and giving you your daily fix of online octane. Hot Rod Associate Editor Jesse Kiser takes us on a tour of Hot Rod Magazine headquarters in sunny So Cal to show the inner workings of the oldest continuously-published automotive magazine in the country.
Feature Flick: Chevrolet Sonic RS Does Skateboard Tricks
With the Chevrolet Sonic being marketed to a young crowd, the subcompact hatch has attempted several extreme stunts – and this Feature Flick is no different. Rapper Theophilus London uses a Sonic RS hatchback like a skateboard on his way to pick up some milk.
 
Maserati’s new Quattroporte sedan sports some serious changes under the skin, and in a new video the automaker highlights a few of the most significant improvements. We listen to the new Quattroporte’s twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 and see the car’s Q4 all-wheel-drive system go to work on some wet, twisting mountain roads.
 
It’s all about the Mercedes-Benz Unimog on the newest episode of Ignition. Host Jonny Lieberman travels to Germany to get behind the wheel of a Unimog U4000 and discovers that the off-roader is truly built to thrive in dirt, deep water, and on steep inclines.
 
Not only would we love to get to explore Hawaii’s big island again, we’d love to do it with a Ferrari FF, rather than our friend’s old, beat-up BMW 5 Series. However, since we can’t all get to travel Hawaii in a 651-hp, 504-lb-ft Ferrari, we’ll have to live vicariously through this Motor Trend Epic Drive video hosted by Arthur St. Antoine and Jessi Lang.
 
It’s been said that when you lose one sense, the four remaining senses heighten. If you’d like to test out that theory, take a look at this Feature Flick–a video of the Aston Martin Rapide S driving around, minus its strong engine note.

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