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Happy April, everyone. And we all know what this first day of the month means: April Fools' Day. Today is a national holiday for pranksters with the Internet acting as a serious enabler, and it's always fun to see what kind of vivid imaginations exist out there in the automotive world. The abundance of fake news gets a little old as the day rolls on, but we did manage to get in a few chuckles thanks to a handful of major automakers and automotive news outlets that got into the pranking spirit this year

Some of our favorites this year includes Subaru (http://www.autoblog.com/subaru/) showing what happens when you combine a bunch of rumors, a Corvette some may have already thought was a joke or Honda (http://www.autoblog.com/honda/) providing some in-car innovation circa the late 1980s. Honestly, we're still waiting for official confirmation from Mitsubishi (http://www.autoblog.com/mitsubishi/) that the recently introduced 2014 Mirage (http://www.autoblog.com/2013/03/28/2014-mitsubishi-mirage-arrives-in-us-this-fall/) is an elaborate April Fools' joke using a failed design intended for the 1995 Geo Metro. We dug up as much "official" OEM foolishness we could find, as well as some of our other favorites, and posted them all below (http://www.thesubaruforum.com/2013/04/01/automotive-april-fools-joke-roundup-w-videos/#continued).Continue reading Automotive April Fools' joke roundup [w/videos] (http://www.autoblog.com/2013/04/01/automotive-april-fools-joke-roundup-w-videos/)
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