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Dodge Charger Hellcat

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There’s a shortage of horsepower, because Dodge seems to have stolen every single ounce of it for the most powerful sedan in the world. Chrysler’s honchos have even agreed that the “Hellcat,” the nickname given to the engine, is mostly pointless. For us at Maxim, that’s just how we like …

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Mercedes SL400

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Creating more mystery over what car badges actually stand for is the new SL400, which contradicts the theory that there is a 4.0-litre engine beating under the hood. That would do nicely. Instead, it uses a 3.0-litre engine, suspended by a pair of howling turbos. The arrival of the SL400 …

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Become An Enduro Racer

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Professional off-road enduro racer and USN ambassador, Kenny Gilberts, gives us the lowdown on preparing for endurance events. What are the benefits that come with this type of sport? It’s a goal-driven sport, which keeps you determined and dedicated to work hard on fitness and nutrition. Is this sport for anybody? …

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Range Rover SVR

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Making large slabs of bluff metal behave like a sleek supercar is what the neatly-dressed blokes at Range Rover do with the extra budget left in the kitty. That’s why, rather than risking bending it around a rock, the engineers have rolled out camp at the Nurburgring, stopwatch in hand, …

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Need for Speed: Michael Stephen

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Racecar driver Michael Stephen won his first karting race at the age of 8, and proceeded to own numerous championships like the Engen Volkswagen Cup Championship, bagging 11 Eastern Province Championships, 7 Regional Eastern Cape and Border Championships, and 6 National Karting Championships, with Audi and Terry Moss Racing right …

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Porsche 911 4S Targa

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Porsche 4S Targa Can’t afford the full-blown convertible that instantly makes a month-end report at the office disappear from your mind, and see sunroofs as more of a giant, whirling, suction vortex that causes any loose piece of paper to repeatedly slap you across the face, causing momentary blindness? The …

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Britain’s Got Talent

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Fastest Flying Spur Another uber-fast four-seater that Bentley owners never asked for, because let’s face it, for vaporising the speed limit, they’d have the keys to something like a Ferrari 458 tucked in their pocket. But this one hasn’t settled for just being faster… it’s the fastest Bentley ever. How …

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Harley’s Project Rushmore

Harley-Davidson unveils 2014 community-driven Project RUSHMORE models

Project Rushmore, a giant step for Harley Davidson; a tiny step for mankind. Amidst all of the glitz and glamour, Harley Davidson announced the arrival of Project RUSHMORE, a year ago. Why All the Hype? The Harley brand is built on tradition, and lifestyle. So, when they built a “new” …

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Subaru WRX STI

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The original King of Bad is back to sling dirt in the faces of the conservative hatches. Once again, it relies on pub-chat topics, like that Lambo-copied wing that flips airspeed into grip, and that bodywork peeled back around the engine with a huge vent on top . Pity the …

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Audi TT

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Lately, the sliding Rand has forced people to downgrade their set of wheels to a TT, and that’s the Toyota Tazz and not Audi’s agile two seater. Although the Audi now costs about as much as a Porsche Boxster, the TT’s new, steroid-boosted confidence revealed at Geneva Motor Show might …

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