The Chevrolet Camaro turns 50, another Bugatti Royale is re-created, dual-clutch transmission don'ts: Car News Headlines

1926 Bugatti Royale Torpedo Packard Prototype re-created, shown in Mulhouse in 2011

1926 Bugatti Royale Torpedo Packard Prototype re-created, shown in Mulhouse in 2011

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The Camaro is turning 50 this year and Chevrolet is celebrating with a series of events and appearances, as well as a couple of videos featuring commercial and promotional footage from throughout the car’s history. One of those videos is short and sweet, but we prefer the 18-minute montage showing full ads from every generation of Chevy’s pony car.

The Bugatti Royale may be the most valuable car in the world. Launched into the teeth of the Great Depression, it was a car meant, literally, for royalty. We know that six of these very exclusive cars exist, along with two exacting replicas. Now there is a seventh car (or should it be ninth?) as a Dutchman discovered the remains of the original prototype and spent 15 years re-creating it.

Dual-clutch transmissions are becoming more and more popular, and they aren’t just for sports cars anymore. Our friend Jason Fenske at Engineering Explained takes a look at the 5 things you shouldn’t do with a dual-clutch transmission in an informative video.

You’ll find all of these stories and more in today’s car news, right here at Motor Authority.

5 things you should never do with a dual-clutch transmission

Chevy celebrates Camaro’s 50th anniversary with rare video footage

Now there are seven (or maybe nine): Bugatti Royale prototype re-created

Mercedes could use water spray to control tire temperatures

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Honda Accord’s turns 40, somehow still looks better than the rest of us

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