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Volvo’s 39 minutes of fame

Being a fan of Volvo, for their safety and… bla bla… Mainly because I’m half-Swedish, I decided to follow up on the article we published just a little while ago…

Being a fan of Volvo, for their safety and… bla bla… Mainly because I’m half-Swedish, I decided to follow up on the article we published just a little while ago about the interesting way Volvo was releasing their most exclusive S60 sedans, the Volvo S60 T8 Polestar Engineered: only through their mobile app(!)…

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Subscribe to LACar (and a Volvo?)

Subscriptions, in my mind, once mainly meant receiving a magazine daily, weekly, or monthly. Then came the shaver-heads and toothbrushes that are sent out to you on a set schedule….

Subscriptions, in my mind, once mainly meant receiving a magazine daily, weekly, or monthly. Then came the shaver-heads and toothbrushes that are sent out to you on a set schedule. Contact lenses, I just learned, are also offered in this way (I’m a new contact wearer). But seeing the word subscription applied to a car is relatively new to me. Did a good-old “lease” become blasé? Enter, the S60 T8 eAWD Polestar Engineered!

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THE LION AND THE LAMBO 14-year old pro racer Steven Aghakhani gets a Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO

More often than not, we all see things at least a little (and sometimes vastly) differently from each another. Our interpretation of colors, sounds, and even our feelings of cars…

More often than not, we all see things at least a little (and sometimes vastly) differently from each another. Our interpretation of colors, sounds, and even our feelings of cars change based on our age, geographic area, and socio-economic background, just to name a few reasons.

Occasionally, stepping out of our comfort zone and delving into the thoughts of others provides some curious insight. In this case, LACar is peering into the mind of one special 14-year old, Steven Aghakhani.

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IRWINDALE IS BACK!

For Immediate Release December 30, 2017: Irwindale, Calif. – – It was announced on Thursday evening that Irwindale Event Center, the home of Irwindale Speedway and Irwindale Drag Strip, will…

For Immediate Release

December 30, 2017: Irwindale, Calif.

– – It was announced on Thursday evening that Irwindale Event Center, the home of Irwindale Speedway and Irwindale Drag Strip, will remain open and in full operation under a new multi-year agreement with a group of motorsports enthusiasts led by Tim Huddleston and Justice Brothers and the property owners.

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A Car for American Sports: 1954 Buick Skylark

Buicks have this…Reputation. You know how it goes: chrome, stodgy, dumb, portholes, marshmallow ride, no brakes, no handling, eternally slipping automatic transmissions.

Buicks have this…Reputation. You know how it goes: chrome, stodgy, dumb, portholes, marshmallow ride, no brakes, no handling, eternally slipping automatic transmissions.

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A Visit to Monza

There is an irresistible pull to the name—the idea—of Monza. It pulls back memory…to a time before cable sports networks and the overexposure to the politics and business of racing…

There is an irresistible pull to the name—the idea—of Monza. It pulls back memory…to a time before cable sports networks and the overexposure to the politics and business of racing today.
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