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  • Electra Woman and Dyna Girl

    When it comes to reminiscing about old TV shows, we find they fall into one of two categories -- shows we really miss, or shows so bad they make us cringe to think about. Electra Woman and Dyna Girl -- a 16 week live action kids show from 1976 -- most certainly falls into the latter category, but does at least have one redeeming feature according to our editor Marty Padgett. The heroines drove an electric car. Admittedly, it looked more like a three-wheeled speedboat than a regular car. It also had no doors, windows or creature comforts and looked about as stable as a unicycle. It could also...

  • 2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf at Umthamvuna Nature Preserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf: Driving a Brand-New Retro Rabbit

    Most car sites run test drives of new cars. That is, cars that you can actually buy. And now for something completely different: A test drive of an almost-brand-new, 35-year-old, 1975 Volkswagen Rabbit. It's not called that; it's called the 2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf. Same car, though--just check the...

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