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10 Places to Find WiFi (So You Don't Eat up Your Data Plan)

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The Koenigsegg One:1 has to be worth it, right? Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
The Koenigsegg One:1 has to be worth it, right? Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Say you don't feel like you can justify shelling out $2.8 million for a Koenigsegg One:1. Sure it's blisteringly quick and has an outrageous power-to-weight ratio (one to one, as advertised by the name), but it came out in 2015 and it already seems a bit dated. After all, the 2016 Koenigsegg Regera comes with a built-in WiFi hotspot, it's got an even better power-to-weight ratio, it's a plug-in hybrid and it only costs $2.3 million — a steal if it means free WiFi for the life of the car [source: Oagana]. Is it actually free? Not sure, but it should be.

Fine, fine, if megacars are off the table, WiFi doesn't have to be. Audi's lineup features 4G hotspots that can handle as many as eight different devices.

And if Euro luxury isn't your thing, it turns out GM's gone wireless from the Corvette to the Cadillac. Most Fords are WiFi-enabled now, too. Chrysler's hotspots broadcast to a 150-foot (46-meter) radius, which is where the free part comes in for you WiFi squatters [source: Martell]. Next time you're at the beach, search the parking lot for a Chrysler and see if the owner has locked access to the system. If not, you just might be able to tweet from your towel.


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