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Hmm.

Hmm. What’s the right caption for this image? It is “What did you do with your weekend?” Nah, that’s too generic. What about “An AMC 360 V8 engine rises from a Golden Eagle like a phoenix.” No, I can’t have two birds in one simile—I think there’s a law on that somewhere. Instead, I’ll just […]

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Aston Martin has pressed pause on its WEC hypercar project, meaning that it’ll be some time before w

Aston Martin has pressed pause on its WEC hypercar project, meaning that it’ll be some time before we see a successor to the DBR1-2, also known as the Lola-Aston Martin B09/60. With the V12 out of the DBR9 GT1 car in a body built by Lola Cars with some help from Prodrive, this specific DBR1-2 came […]

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Aston Martin has pressed pause on its WEC hypercar project, meaning that it’ll be some time before w

Aston Martin has pressed pause on its WEC hypercar project, meaning that it’ll be some time before we see a successor to the DBR1-2, also known as the Lola-Aston Martin B09/60. With the V12 out of the DBR9 GT1 car in a body built by Lola Cars with some help from Prodrive, this specific DBR1-2 came […]

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I fell in love this Valentine’s Day.

I fell in love this Valentine’s Day. While visiting my coworker Jason in North Carolina, my fellow Jalop pontificated about the virtues of Renault’s trusty R4, a basic french car introduced in the early 1960s as the “blue jeans” of automobiles. It was simple, durable, practical, accessible to the masses, and became so…Read more… Continue […]

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I despise traditional hot rods.

I despise traditional hot rods. I just do! It’s my Bad Car Opinion, I’m entitled to one, since yours (yes, YOURS) are all terrible. But one “hot” “rod” that I unabashedly love is the Volvo Hot Rod Jakob, based on an original Volvo ÖV4 from the 1920s. It’s different and interesting and such a lovely […]

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