Category: Must Reads

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A Country Club for Motorsports – Thermal Club is Motorsport Nirvana

A Country Club for Motorsports – Thermal Club is Motorsport Nirvana

We take a tour of Thermal Club, one of the most exclusive private motorsports clubs in the world.  This is a glimpse of motorsport nirvana. 140 miles east of Los Angeles, 5.1 miles of pristine world-class race track wind through the desert. You might not of heard of Thermal Club, and there’s good reason. They...

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The Unsung Le Mans Victory: Ford (V8) v Ferrari (V12) – The Dyno Heard Round the World

The Unsung Le Mans Victory: Ford (V8) v Ferrari (V12) – The Dyno Heard Round the World

It’s easy to get excited about the race of Ford’s epic victory over Ferrari in 1966. But there’s one man on Henry Ford’s GT40 development team who was not surprised by the win. Editor’s Note: “The Movie” (as it has come to be known of late) “Ford v Ferrari” has stirred up a full-strength cyclone of both interest...

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LEXUS AT 30 …

LEXUS AT 30 …

A few weeks ago the Los Angeles Times ran a Business Section article about Lexus brand being 30 years old and suffering a “midlife crisis”.* Our editor-at-large has a slightly different perspective on the subject I (think) that I’ve found that sometimes doing the right thing not only works for the person (or in this...

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The End of the Volkswagen Beetle

The End of the Volkswagen Beetle

What the dawn of a new decade means for the cultural icon. Last year, Volkswagen officially announced the end of production for the Beetle, concluding a staggering 70-year run in the US. The ‘people’s car’ has appeared in nearly every aspect of pop culture since arriving on our shores in 1949, and has cemented itself...

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Top 5 Most Hyped Cars of 2019

Top 5 Most Hyped Cars of 2019

2019 was a busy year for the automotive world. Let’s take a look at the 5 most talked-about cars this year. A lot of exciting car news came out in 2019. Insane achievements and impressive releases made the final year of the 2010’s memorable for car geeks everywhere. I’ve chosen 5 of the most hyped...

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Can Charging Your Electric Car be as Easy as Charging Your Cellphone?

Can Charging Your Electric Car be as Easy as Charging Your Cellphone?

Volkswagen debuts concept of fully autonomous electric car-charging robots. Behold, the future. Electric cars are becoming more and more popular, and the inconvenience of unavailable charging spots is growing. Volkswagen has announced a radical plan to curb this mounting problem, and the process is actually genius. The search for an open charging space might soon...

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A Work Of Art Found On Many Wishlists

A Work Of Art Found On Many Wishlists

We explore the Bentley Continental GT First Edition, and the chances of Santa bringing us one anytime soon. Even if we’ve been nice – mostly – we are assuming this gift will arrive late… Santa will take a joyride. Ian Fleming in developing a dashing, suave leading character for his Casino Royale novel turned to...

 

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