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Author: Glenn Oyoung

J is for Japanese

Petersen Automotive Museum – “The Roots of Monozukuri” and “Fine Tuning” Like AMEX, membership at the Petersen Automotive Museum has its privileges. One of those privileges is getting a jump on…

Petersen Automotive Museum – “The Roots of Monozukuri” and “Fine Tuning”

Like AMEX, membership at the Petersen Automotive Museum has its privileges. One of those privileges is getting a jump on the crowds whenever the Petersen unveils a new exhibit.

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Making it Faster II

He’s done it again.. mild-mannered Norm Dewitt has managed to put together another insider racing tech book that both fans and engineers can enjoy and learn from. I say “mild-mannered”…

He’s done it again.. mild-mannered Norm Dewitt has managed to put together another insider racing tech book that both fans and engineers can enjoy and learn from.

I say “mild-mannered” because this guy is always around, quietly getting the straight stuff from the right people.

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Dog Eat Dog, Rover vs. Rover

The time has come to ask the big question, is new-new better, or does new-old school rule the day? In this case, is it the Land Rover Velar that gets the…

The time has come to ask the big question, is new-new better, or does new-old school rule the day? In this case, is it the Land Rover Velar that gets the public salivating? Or, would the E.C.D. RRC cause buyers to yank out their wallets? One thing’s for sure, it’s a dog eat dog world and let the best SUV survive!

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Open Haus

I always say yes to any party which involves snacks, Donkey Kong, and test-driving a sporty sedan. So of course I RSVP’d in the affirmative to Volkswagen’s Jetta Haus pop-up…

I always say yes to any party which involves snacks, Donkey Kong, and test-driving a sporty sedan. So of course I RSVP’d in the affirmative to Volkswagen’s Jetta Haus pop-up in Culver City.

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If Looks Could Sting: 2018 Kia Stinger GT1

Apparently, not all thrill rides are attached to steel tracks in amusement parks. My need for speed is satisfied in spades by the car I’m currently road testing. It’s a spacious,…

Apparently, not all thrill rides are attached to steel tracks in amusement parks. My need for speed is satisfied in spades by the car I’m currently road testing. It’s a spacious, powerful head turner and, believe it or not, it’s a Kia. The 2018 Kia Stinger GT1 is quickly putting a smile on my face. I enjoy driving to begin with but put me in a car with good looks and plenty of power under the hood and I’m a very happy guy.

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Future Perfect – Lexus LC500h

I can usually tell how I’m going to approach a review I feel the moment I schedule the return. When it was time to hand over the keys to the…

I can usually tell how I’m going to approach a review I feel the moment I schedule the return. When it was time to hand over the keys to the handlers of the Lexus LC500h, the feeling was one of pure relief.

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