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Project '97 Porsche 993

Project '97 Porsche 993
Basem Wasef

4/4/2018

 

Sometimes nostalgia isn't sexy until you've made a career of sampling a steady stream of supercars on the world's greatest race circuits. I'm not trying to make the most epic humblebrag ever, but if you're willing to listen I'll share a secret few automotive writers are willing to admit: car journalism can spoil you for simplicity. While I live for the thrill of driving dirty in the freshest Huracan Performantes, V8 Vantages, and 911 GT2 RSs, constant exposure to those increasingly astronomic levels of performance invariably begs the question: are we losing appreciation for the slower, simpler ancestors that propelled us into this golden age of horsepower? Or, put another way: does eating steak everyday make you crave a simple bowl of rice?

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Possible Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Moab Spied Looking Tough

Possible Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Moab Spied Looking Tough

 CHRIS BRUCE

The new JL-generation Jeep Wrangler is still a fresh sight in showrooms, and a new spy shot suggests that the rugged brand is already preparing a Moab special edition of its versatile off-roader. A member of JL Wrangler Forums spotted this one near FCA's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 

Unfortunately, we have this single photo of the Wrangler Unlimited Moab, but the image tells us a lot. The package appears to include pieces that are generally optional on some trims like the steel bumpers, BFGoodrich off-road tires, and body-color fenders. The wheels look a lot like the 17-inch units that come on the Rubicon, but they are fully black here, rather than polished aluminum with black accents. For a darker style, the tow hooks and logos are blacked-out, too. JL Wrangler Forums also believes that the rock rails might be different than the ones that are usually available on the Wrangler Unlimited. 

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PORSCHE ANNOUNCES TAYCAN EV SPECS, CONFIRMS 600+ HP

PORSCHE ANNOUNCES TAYCAN EV SPECS, CONFIRMS 600+ HP

0-60 mph in less than 3.5 seconds

 Collin Woodard  July 30, 2018

 

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The big boom in ultraluxury

The big boom in ultraluxury

May 6, 2018 @ 12:01 am

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On Volvo, Detroit, and the President’s Trade War

On Volvo, Detroit, and the President’s Trade War

Todd Lassa

 

David E. Davis reacted to the "Buy American" movement in the 1970s, a good decade before he founded this magazine, with a memorable retort. "Real Americans drive American cars" read a popular bumper sticker of the day.

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