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This Land Rover Defender In Africa Video Is Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

After a feature story from Africa, a slideshow, and some Photoshop silliness I thought we were going to be done talking about the 2020 Land Rover Defender for a hot second. But then I caught Carfection’s 4K video from our Namibia trip, and it’s just too visually glorious. We need to talk about it.Read more… […]

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This Land Rover Defender In Africa Video Is Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

After a feature story from Africa, a slideshow, and some Photoshop silliness I thought we were going to be done talking about the 2020 Land Rover Defender for a hot second. But then I caught Carfection’s 4K video from our Namibia trip, and it’s just too visually glorious. We need to talk about it.Read more… […]

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The Light Car Company Rocket Is A Dream Unfulfilled

What more do you need from a car than a few hundred kilos of frame, engine, suspension, wheels, tires, and controls? This 838-pound machine is the Light Car Company Rocket, designed by a pre-McLaren F1 Gordon Murray to be the purest driving experience in the world. It’s reminiscent of a Formula Vee, but has power […]

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The Light Car Company Rocket Is A Dream Unfulfilled

What more do you need from a car than a few hundred kilos of frame, engine, suspension, wheels, tires, and controls? This 838-pound machine is the Light Car Company Rocket, designed by a pre-McLaren F1 Gordon Murray to be the purest driving experience in the world. It’s reminiscent of a Formula Vee, but has power […]

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The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Is Only Fully Realized As A Convertible

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is one of the best looking cars on the road at the moment. Thanks to its V12, it’s also one of the best-sounding. So it’s refreshing that it isn’t pushing to be some cutthroat performance car, but instead keeping the character of a relaxed muscly grand tourer alive.Read more… […]

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The 2020 Polestar 1 Hides Its Ridiculous Weight With a Surprisingly Simple Suspension Setup

Many modern performance cars come with some sort of fancy technical adjustable suspension setup. But not the Polestar 1. Its suspension is much more straightforward, which is surprising considering it weighs more than a literal Bentley. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The VW Golf GTI TCR Is a Great Hot Hatch But It Could Be Hotter

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is a GTI bumped up to 286 horsepower with a top speed 161 mph. It’s something of a send-off to the seventh-generation Golf, and it’s inspired from the Touring Car racing series. Or at least it’s supposed to be.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Five Years on, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Still Feels Like the End of An Era

The 2018 Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 is the company’s 600 horsepower naturally-aspirated V12, dog-leg manual farewell to the outgoing generation of the Vantage after its 13 years of service.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Aston Martin V8 Cygnet Is as Hilarious to Drive as It Is to Look At

Look at that goofy thing, the Aston Marin Cygnet V8. Of all the silly and hare-brained ideas, this has to be one of the silliest and most hare-brained. It’s hilarious to look at outside, hilarious to think about and, as it turns out, also hilarious to drive.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept’s Delights Are in the Details

The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept, which we saw in June, was a lovely 70th birthday present Porsche gave itself to honor the design of the Porsche 356 Speedsters. The photos were awesome to look at on their own, but this deeper dive video was also extremely necessary. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Rolls-Royce’s Hood Ornament Is Actually A Tribute To A Secret Affair

Rolls-Royce is one of the few automakers left today that still uses a hood ornament to adorn the front of its cars. It’s called the Spirit of Ecstasy—a elegantly winged woman that who looks as though she’s experiencing a constant headwind. She was, allegedly, based on an actual woman named Eleanor Velasco Thornton. Read more… […]

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Ford’s New 3-Cylinder Fiesta ST Deserves To Be An RS

With a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder turbocharged engine producing nearly 200 horsepower, launch control, a trick new rear suspension design, sticky tires, and a 2500 pound curb weight, this isn’t just a good hot hatch, it’s among the best of all time. The newest update of Ford’s Fiesta ST is significantly improved, and…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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