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The Story of Zora Arkus-Duntov, the Bad-Ass Who Made the Corvette an Icon The Story of Zora Arkus-Duntov, the Bad-Ass Who Made the Corvette an Icon
Hard-core Corvette fans know Zora Arkus-Duntov and the contributions he bestowed over his two-plus decades at General Motors. Anticipating the arrival of the next-generation C8 Corvette adorned with a ZORA nameplate, we provide this celebration of the life and times of America’s answer to Enzo Ferrari...
The Story of Zora Arkus-Duntov, the Bad-Ass Who Made the Corvette an Icon »
2015 Mazda 3 2.5L Manual Hatchback Tested: Pricey, But Worth It 2015 Mazda 3 2.5L Manual Hatchback Tested: Pricey, But Worth It
Passion and reason are infrequent bedfellows. You know this, right? It’s why the Italians earned the stereotype of building cars that set your hair on fire right before they set themselves on fire. So when friends and family ask for car-buying help, we tend to give bad advice. You’ve got $30,000...
2015 Mazda 3 2.5L Manual Hatchback Tested: Pricey, But Worth It »
Viva La Targa! Scion Chops Part of the Roof Off the FR-S Sports Car for SEMA Viva La Targa! Scion Chops Part of the Roof Off the FR-S Sports Car for SEMA
For years, rumors have swirled about Scion building a convertible version of the FR-S. Alas, well into the FR-S’ life cycle, such a thing has never appeared, at least not in production form. There was a concept, the FT-86 Open, which Scion parent company Toyota showed last year at the Geneva auto...
Viva La Targa! Scion Chops Part of the Roof Off the FR-S Sports Car for SEMA »
Presenting the Hyper-Flared, DUB-ed Out Toyota Yaris and Sienna You’ve, Uh, Been Waiting For? Presenting the Hyper-Flared, DUB-ed Out Toyota Yaris and Sienna You’ve, Uh, Been Waiting For?
DUB went for the cupcake and large-loaf ends of Toyota’s U.S. product lineup when it came to this year’s SEMA project cars. And they chose to travel the widebody route for both the Yaris and Sienna DUB Editions. The wee Yaris, resplendent in its pearl-white/black livery, features a pair of Mr....
Presenting the Hyper-Flared, DUB-ed Out Toyota Yaris and Sienna You’ve, Uh, Been Waiting For? »
Scion Challenged Three Media Outlets to Build the Ultimate FR-S—These Are the Results Scion Challenged Three Media Outlets to Build the Ultimate FR-S—These Are the Results
Scion’s annual Tuner Challenge, in which three tuners are given a Scion, $15,000, and 90 days to customize the car for the SEMA show, has become something we look forward to every year. For 2014, Scion has changed things up: instead of handing the cars over to tuners, the automaker issued its challenge...
Scion Challenged Three Media Outlets to Build the Ultimate FR-S—These Are the Results »
A Different Kind of Predator: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S Driven! A Different Kind of Predator: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S Driven!
Toasting the Porsche 911’s 50th birthday a year ago, we decreed its life and times to be exceptional. This is the two-door that defined what a modern, fast, and ­comfortable sports car should be. Porsche’s half-century of earnest development turned a flawed blueprint into a machine with grace...
A Different Kind of Predator: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S Driven! »
Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid First Drive: Huh—a Fun Plug-In SUV? Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid First Drive: Huh—a Fun Plug-In SUV?
If anyone predicted Porsche would be one of the brands leading the charge on plug-in hybrids back when Chevrolet launched the Volt in 2010—just as Porsche was debuting its first-ever production hybrid with the Cayenne—that person should be dealing futures on Wall Street. By replacing that SUV with...
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This “Street-Art-Influenced” Hyundai Is How You Slam a Sonata This “Street-Art-Influenced” Hyundai Is How You Slam a Sonata
John Pangilinan claims the Hyundai Sonata he’s built for SEMA is evocative of Los Angeles street art. We wish the street artists of Los Angeles would organize into a cabal and just paint the whole place white with a black stripe. Or just do the whole joint up in a 2Tone-inspired checkerboard pattern....
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Green Sell: Russian Billionaire Buys Majority Stake in the Nürburgring Green Sell: Russian Billionaire Buys Majority Stake in the Nürburgring
Germany’s legendary Nürburgring has a new owner, again: Wirtschafts Woche, a German business newspaper, reports that Russian billionaire Viktor Charitonin has just taken over two-thirds of the partnership that owns the ‘Ring. The ever-shifting ownership of the iconic racetrack continues. Charitonin...
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Ford’s Expeditions for SEMA Are Just Silly (Except the One We Actually Like) Ford’s Expeditions for SEMA Are Just Silly (Except the One We Actually Like)
We thought that tinted SUVs on oversize rims were as passé as the idea of showing music videos on MTV. But, wouldn’t you know it, DUB Magazine is still in print (“If it ain’t on some 24s then it ain’t my sh*t,” proclaims the latest cover story) and Ford still makes an SUV that looks like...
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