ENVISAGE: JAGUAR XKSS CONTINUATION!

ENVISAGE: JAGUAR XKSS CONTINUATION!
Rare old-world craftsmanship is key to the creation of the iconic Jaguar XKSS ‘Continuation’ sportscars. Envisage Group Ltd, one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services company, has played a key role in the creation of nine new XKSS continuation models, replacing those lost in the Jaguar Browns Lane factory fire of 1957. Often referred to as the world’s first supercar, Jaguar originally made the XKSS as a road-going version of the Le Mans winning D-type, and cars built in ’57 wer...
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CAR STORIES: DOWN THE ROAD & BACK!

CAR STORIES: DOWN THE ROAD & BACK!
David Featherston, editor and publisher of the award-winning BONNEVILLE, A CENTURY OF SPEED, draws on his decades of automotive writing and experiences in his latest book. In CAR STORIES, Fetherston brings together a slice-of-life collection of funny automotive tales from his own experiences as well as those he has heard along the road. These conversational stories relate to any number of wheeled-vehicle adventures in Australia, New Zealand, America, Italy and Asia over the past 50 years. S...
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JD CLASSICS: GT40 WINS SPA CLASSIC!

JD CLASSICS: GT40 WINS SPA CLASSIC!
JD Classics took two victories at Spa Francorchamps in Belgium this weekend, including overall victory with a GT40 in the 25th anniversary of the Spa Six Hours race. The team’s Ford GT40 won the Six Hours, while their Costin Lister took victory in the Stirling Moss/Woodcote Trophy race. Racing success at Spa Francorchamps follows JD Classics victory and two second-place finishes at Goodwood Revival the previous weekend The team’s Ford GT40 was driven by Chris Ward and Andrew Smith. Celebrati...
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RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST!

RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST
The Matunes – Maureen & Mike – were on the field of 100 antiques, classics and sports cars to bring us highlights of one of the country’s top Concours. The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance limits itself to 100 motorcars each year while recognizing automotive legends. This year four were honored including Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg. Exemplifying those once mighty marques were Dave Markel’s ‘31 Cord L-29 Cabriolet and Sue & Mark Lankford’s ‘37 Cord 812SC Phaeton. Team Penske’s ‘73 Porsche 9...
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OMOLOGATO CHRONO: JOHN SURTEES, CBE WATCH!

OMOLOGATO CHRONO: JOHN SURTEES, CBE WATCH
Unique Omologato Chronograph watch honors the career of legendary two and four-wheeled racing champion, John Surtees, CBE.Late last year, John Surtees, CBE started the unique challenge of designing a watch with Omologato. After his unfortunate passing in March, the bespoke timepiece project was picked up by his family and is now available exclusively to the public in order to raise money for the Henry Surtees Foundation. Omologato prides itself on offering people the opportunity to wear a piece ...
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TOURING PACKAGE: PORSCHE 911 GT3!

TOURING PACKAGE: PORSCHE 911 GT3!
New 911 GT3 with Touring Package breaks cover today at Frankfurt Auto Show. The 911 GT3 with Touring Package is unveiled at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA), in Frankfurt, Germany. Instead of the fixed rear wing, when equipped with the optional Touring Package, the GT3 will have an adaptive rear spoiler similar to that of the 911 Carrera. Beneath its understated exterior is pure motorsport-derived technology: The four-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine develops 500 horsepower and ...
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‘17 BMW 540i: A FIVE-STAR FIVE!

‘17 BMW 540i: A FIVE-STAR FIVE!
BMW’s seventh-generation 5-Series might have traded driving pyrotechnics for refined luxury, but it stills sparks passion, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Chances are you’ve never heard of the thirtysomething sultry songbird Beth Rowley. She’s the English jazz chanteuse who melts hearts in the 2009 movie An Education with her rendition of “You’ve Got Me Wrapped Around Your Little Finger”. YouTube her, you won’t be disappointed. While in the film Ms. Rowley wraps a nightclub audience ar...
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NASCAR: HOW TO SAVE TRUCK RACING!

NASCAR: HOW TO SAVE TRUCK RACING!
It's really not that difficult to organize a competitive race series. But turning down money? Now that's tough,blogs Stephen Cox. The easy way to run a series is to have an official provider for everything from tires to body kits to engines. Mandatory components (spec parts) are frequently offered as a fix-all solution though in reality, costs are rarely contained. Remember, everyone at every step along the way has to make money. That means the series, parts manufacturers, distributors and on a...
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CADILLAC CTS-V: FEEL THE FORCE!

CADILLAC CTS-V: FEEL THE FORCE
Cadillac turns a Z06 Corvette into a four-door, 640-horsepower sedan, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. May The Force be with you. Lord Vader, your carriage awaits. Six hundred and forty supercharged horses. Two hundred mile-per-hour top velocity. Zero-to-sixty in 3.7 seconds. More black leather than Ozzie Osborne’s wardrobe. This thing definitely has The Force! What we have here is the latest and greatest, third-generation Cadillac CTS V-Series sedan; the fastest, most-powerful, most ...
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CAR GUY NIRVANA: MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2017!

CAR GUY NIRVANA: MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2017
Jim Palam, our man on the West Coast, dug in to deliver a dozen delights from his five-day crusade to capture some of the gusto and glory of Monterey Madness. For the uninitiated it's simply overwhelming: An endless smorgasbord of mighty and majestic machines, fabulous fashion and sensory extravagance. It’s enticingly spread out along the Monterey Peninsula and yours to consume if your pockets are deep and your energy level high. When I wasn't thinking Monterey Car Week is a smorgasbord I was t...
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