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CHECK OUT THE DEFINITIVE TOP 10 LIST OF THE WORLD’S FASTEST CARS RIGHT NOW

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Top speed ratings are slippery things, as manufacturers test their cars under varying conditions that can affect the final score (remember, a paltry 1 percent error is 2 mph at 200 mph), they often couch results in terms of “more than X miles per hour” and the Europeans commonly provide …

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WE FINALLY GOT TO DRIVE FORD’S NEW GT SUPERCAR, AND HOLY CRAP

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Ford announced that it would revive its storied GT model at the January 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The following June, the company announced that it would race the car in the next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance sports car race for the 50th anniversary …

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GYMKHANA GRID 2017 HEADS TO SOUTH AFRICA

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Gymkhana GRiD is boosting away from European shores and heading for the sun scorched asphalt of South Africa for its 2017 season ending showdown. Haven’t heard of Gymkhana GRiD before? You should have! A racing format like no other, that mixes donuts with clipping points, and powerslides with apexes, it’s …

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5 WAYS THE JAW-DROPPING LEXUS LC500 IS TAKING THE FIGHT TO THE GERMANS

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I could have sworn someone at Lexus had made a huge mistake. The Japanese automaker invited me to Hawaii of all places to experience the company’s new flagship sports car, the LC500. In the days leading up to the event I was fortunate enough to tour around the Big Island in …

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JAGUAR CLASSIC TO LAUNCH E-TYPE REBORN AT TECHNO-CLASSICA ESSEN SHOW

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First Reborn initiative for Jaguar Classic builds on successful Land Rover Classic programmes for Series I and Range Rover   Jaguar Classic is offering an initial batch of 10 comprehensively restored Series 1 E-types for sale direct from its purpose-built facility in Coventry   First E-type Reborn, a 1965 Series …

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A CREEPY ITALIAN GANG TRIED TO KIDNAP ENZO FERRARI’S CORPSE AND HOLD IT FOR RANSOM

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Italian authorities have broken up a plot by thieves to steal the body of Enzo Ferrari, the founder and patriarch of the eponymous sports car purveyor. According to Reuters news service, police in in Nuoro, on the island of Sardinia, announced in a news conference that they suspected that a gang …

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HONDA’S REBEL + AVIATOR NATION MOTORCYCLE IS DRIPPING WITH RETRO CALIFORNIA COOL

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Honda’s Rebel mini-cruiser has been a staple starter bike for decades, but all those years of introducing riders to the sport have earned the little Honda more disdain than appreciation. So it’s actually big news that Honda has introduced all-new Rebels in 300 cc and 500 cc forms for 2017, …

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON’S AMPED UP STREET ROD 750 IS BUILT FOR SPEED

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Harley-Davidson motorcycles might conjure images of relaxed cruising machines now, but the company’s roots are in hell-raising hot-rod bikes like the Sportster, and Harley is aiming to recapture some of that spirit with the new Street Rod, a bike it declares is the most nimble ride in their lineup. This performance …

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MERCEDES GOES ALL IN WITH THIS 621-HP OPEN-TOP MAYBACH G-WAGEN

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Russian spies may be good for something after all, because Automail.ruapparently disregarded the embargo on the media introduction of the new Mercedes-Maybach G65 4×4² Landaulet in South Africa, posting photos and video of the new luxury barge on Instagram. The opulently appointed former military truck features the 621-horsepower 6.0-liter Mercedes V12 engine …

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WE’RE COMPLETELY OBSESSED WITH THIS CLASSIC RESTOMOD BRONCO

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2020 can’t come soon enough for fans of cool Ford Broncos, when Ford’s revived version of the 4×4 hits showrooms. Traditionalists who won’t be satisfied by any new wannabe Bronco don’t have to wait, however, thanks to Gateway Bronco in St. Louis, which offers better-than-new upgraded 1966-’77 Broncos built to …

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