ANTIQUE RACECARS: CELEBRATED AT LAGUNA SECA

ANTIQUE RACECARS: CELEBRATED AT LAGUNA SECA
Ragtime Racers will celebrate pre-1920 achievements on and off Laguna Seca - ANTIQUE RACECARS: CELEBRATED AT LAGUNA SECA - at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion during Monterey Car Week. The need for speed abruptly began when the second automobile was built. To help celebrate these early beginnings of motorsports, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the early days of racing with a lively interactive exhibit of pre-1920 racers that helped cement motorsports’ place in history. ...
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McLAREN GT:SUPERCAR DELIVERS PRACTICAL MAGIC

McLAREN GT:SUPERCAR DELIVERS PRACTICAL MAGIC
Here's an everyday ride that can get you to the golf links at 203 mph! McLAREN GT: SUPERCAR DELIVERS PRACTICAL MAGIC, and I love it. blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. I love McLarens. With a passion. Love the rock-out-of-a-catapult acceleration, the frenetic, spooked squirrel handling, the mind-blowing, mind-reading steering that can almost predict your intentions before you even nudge the wheel. For me, these British-built projectiles are the very definition of the mystical term "super...
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ONE-OF-ONE: MERCEDES-BENZ UHLENHAUT COUPÉ

Alex Iervolino, Roue watch designer and consummate carguy, blogs about the original,ONE-OF-ONE: MERCEDES-BENZ UHLENHAUT COUPÉ  and Rudolf Uhlenhaut. The 300 SLR was originally conceived for racing. Mercedes-Benz designed it for the 1956 season, but before it was even completed the company ended up deciding to withdraw from racing at the end of 1955. Even though it was never given a chance to compete, Rudolf Uhlenhaut – the head of the Test Department – managed to appropriate one of the prototyp...
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’21 FORD F-150: POLICE PURSUIT RESPONDER

’21 FORD F-150: POLICE PURSUIT RESPONDER
America’s only purpose-built, pursuit-rated pickup truck - ’21 FORD F-150: POLICE PURSUIT RESPONDER – breaks cover today. It truly is a fast first responder! Ford takes the wraps off the all-new ‘21 F-150 Police Responder, America’s only purpose-built, pursuit-rated pickup truck, and opens the government order bank tomorrow. Part of America’s best-selling police vehicle lineup, the all-new Ford F-150 Police Responder features increased capability, including an improved 120 mph top speed...
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‘21 DODGE: CHARGER SRT HELLCAT REDEYE

What’s that, you say – got a bit of Redeye? Got the medicine for that right here - ‘21 DODGE: CHARGER SRT HELLCAT REDEYE - and it will vaporize those Pirelli P ZEROs in a heartbeat, blogs Dan Scanlan. The prescription is in this ‘21 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye - 797 horsepower, with 707 pound-feet of torque and an insane supercharger shriek in what Dodge calls the most powerful, fastest mass-produced sedan in the world. No, we didn’t test its claimed 203 mph top speed – but I did take so...
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POPULAR V-8 MOTORS: DISPLACEMENT DISCREPANCIES.

Diego Rosenburg, Musclecar maven and walking encyclopedia of 1960s-1970s high-performance engine codes and options, decodes the displacement dilemma of 5 popular V-8s whose numbers are questionable. It may only be an inch or two, but truth matters: POPULAR V-8 MOTORS: DISPLACEMENT DISCREPANCIES. 1967 Ford R-Code dual-quad 427. We know that the 1960s were full of horsepower hijinks, but did you know that manufacturers sometimes fibbed about the size of their engines? Indeed, that burbling V-8...
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JAGUAR E-TYPE 60: TIMELESS TREASURE TRIBUTES

JAGUAR E-TYPE 60: TIMELESS TREASURE TRIBUTES
Jaguar Classic celebrates the 60th anniversary of the E-type, one of the world’s most beautiful cars, with six magnificent matched pairs - Roadster & Fixed Head Coupe – for six lucky Jaguar enthusiasts: JAGUAR E-TYPE 60: TIMELESS TREASURE TRIBUTES.  Jaguar Classic has unveiled its first matched pair of E-type 60 Collection vehicles, and revealed full specs for the 12 restored and sympathetically uprated 3.8-liter E-types built to celebrate 60 years of the iconic sports car. Six decad...
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MONTECITO: CARS, COFFEE & CAMARADERIE!

Jim Palam masks-up, packs his photographic gear in his Porsche, and restarts his relationship with live car events. The results: MONTECITO: CARS, COFFEE & CAMARADERIE! It didn't take too much of an arm-twist from my carguy friend Phil to motivate me to get up with the birds and drive down to tony Montecito to check out the reawakening of the Cars & Coffee gathering in the Upper Village. It had been a year since I covered any live car event for CarGuyChronicles and I had a strong...
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BUYER’S GUIDE: 1967-1969 CHEVY CAMARO.

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about Chevrolet’s original Ponycar - from factory-stock to Baldwin-Motion wild. Hagerty’s Sajeev Mehta blogs about some of the hobby’s most collectible sporty cars with backseats in BUYER’S GUIDE: 1967-1969 CHEVY CAMARO. If you are looking for landmark years for Chevrolet performance, 1967 thru 1969 rates right up there on top. It was the era that the Camaro revolutionized the Ponycar market. The Chevelle had the Supercar field covered; the Corvette Sting...
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ISO GRIFO: CORVETTE POWER; ITALIAN SUIT!

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Renzo and Piero Rivolta’s stunning Corvette-powered Iso Grifo was a game-changer, bringing engine reliability to the Italian GT wars. ISO GRIFO: CORVETTE POWER; ITALIAN SUIT! It’s a Corvette with an Italian accent, blogs Bruce Troxell. In the late-1960s, I had a torrid love affair with a red, hot and sensuous Italian. Her name was Iso Grifo and she was born into the Rivolta family in 1967 in Milano. Handcrafted and steel-bodied, the Grifo delivered Corvette performance along with Europe...
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