DYNAMIC DRIVING: ’21 JAGUAR F-TYPE R

Seven years after launch, Jaguar has given its athletic F-Type two-seater a mid-cycle makeover to sharpen its lines and re-boot its appeal. Road Test Editor Howard Walker takes the 380-horsepower DYNAMIC DRIVING: ’21 JAGUAR F-TYPE R-Dynamic for a spin. OK, so let's get the kitty-cat puns out of the way before we drive. Yes, Jaguar's newest-generation F-Type convertible could well be the purr-fect sports car with its fur-midable performance and paws-itively awesome handling. Certainly...
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RETRO RODDING: ROADSTERS RULE!

RETRO RODDING: ROADSTERS RULE!
ROD and CUSTOM’s Pat Ganahl brings back a blast from the past: RETRO RODDING: ROADSTERS RULE! This feature derives from http://carguychronicles.com/hot-rods-customs-cruisin-angelos/ In it, among the many bright-colored photos of then-contemporary 1970s and early-1980s hot rods, I showed these three black roadsters gathered under one light, stating that “…this was just the beginning of the retro-rod movement…” It took a couple of days, but this jogged my memory. It was almost a bad memory, but l...
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HELL BENT HEMI: DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY

HELL BENT HEMI: DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY
Multiple variations of the HELL-BENT HEMI: DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY has been around for 16 years.But the almost-ultimate Dodge Charger may be this one – a Hellcat Widebody that chews up the asphalt while carrying four adults in comfort, blogs Dan Scanlan. Dodge took the standard 75-inch-wide Charger Hellcat with its 707-horsepower HEMI V-8, and added 3.5-inches so there’s room for 20-inch by 11-inch wheels wearing fatter P305/35 ZR20-inch Pirelli P-ZERO tires. That supercharged 6.2-li...
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HOT RODS & CUSTOMS: CRUISIN’ ANGELO’S

HOT RODS & CUSTOMS: CRUISIN’ ANGELO’S
Pat Ganahl digs into his archives and retrieves memories of living in Anaheim in the late-1970s, early-1980s and shooting HOT RODS & CUSTOMS: CRUISIN’ ANGELO’S for So-Cal mags. I think it was one of my Instagram readers who mentioned recently that a photo reminded him of cruising Angelo’s on State College in Anaheim. I hadn’t thought about that in quite a while. But we lived in Anaheim from 1977 to 1984 – in fact son Bill was born there – and Angelo’s was just a little more than a m...
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SALON PRIVÉ CONCOURS: RARE FORD GT40

SALON PRIVÉ CONCOURS: RARE FORD GT40
Some of the most revered cars - revolutionary veterans and stylish post-vintage thoroughbreds to famous post-war competition cars, will be showcased at SALON PRIVÉ CONCOURS: RARE FORD GT40 presented by AXA. The Concours lineup is set to provide a welcome challenge to the judges – led by ICJAG President of the Jury Ed Gilbertson – on the finely manicured lawns of Blenheim Palace. It took a long time for someone to end Ferrari’s domination of endurance sports car racing, and in the end it was For...
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CONCOURS 2020: WORLD’S RAREST FERRARIS

CONCOURS 2020: WORLD’S RAREST FERRARIS
Ferrari 250 GTO leads Prancing Horse legends at Concours 2020: WORLD’S RAREST FERRARIS. The Concours of Elegance, presented by A. Lange & Söhne, will gather a collection of the rarest and most astonishing Ferraris ever built, crowned by racing legends like the 250 GTO, 250 LM and 275 P2/ 365 P2. These Ferraris make up just a small selection of the lineup of Coachbuilt rarities, race-winning Formula One cars and bespoke modern day Hypercars joining the Concours of Elegance 2020.These are the...
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’49 OLDS: NASCAR ROARIN’ RELIC

’49 OLDS: NASCAR ROARIN’ RELIC
Paul Goldsmith and Linda Vaughn welcome NASCAR's oldest racecar, ’49 OLDS: NASCAR ROARIN’ RELIC, to Daytona’s Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Museum.  Ben Kennedy, Paul Goldsmith and Linda Vaughn stand with the "Roarin' Relic" at the Daytona International Speedway. Photo courtesy of Bill Warner, Amelia Island Concours.  Paul Goldsmith, 94, is the only man to win on the Daytona Beach Road Course in both cars and on a motorcycle. Smokey Yunick once called him “the best pure racer I ever sa...
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1970s: MAXIMUM MUSCLE

1970s: MAXIMUM MUSCLE
Scott Oldham blogs about the 10 coolest domestic and imported performance cars of the 1970s: MAXIMUM MUSCLE 1970 SS454 Chevelle LS6 Gas lines. Smog motors. Big ugly chrome bumpers. Gas guzzling dinosaurs that can’t get out of their own way. That’s what most people think of when they think of cars of the 1970s. And they’re mostly correct. For much of the decade, performance was a four-letter word and the malaise era was in full swing as the car companies struggled to figure out new safety and...
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CORVETTE CHIEFS: ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV

CORVETTE CHIEFS: ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV
Corvette historian and illustrator Scott Teeters blogs about the men who made the Corvette America’s Sports Car. This is part 1 of a series: CORVETTE CHIEFS: ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV. Duntov carried the heart and soul of the Corvette into racing and created an American legend. Arguably, there had never been a chief engineer of an American car the likes of Zora Arkus-Duntov. When Duntov was hired to work at Chevrolet on May 1, 1953, the 43-year-old European-trained engineer brought a background...
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PORSCHE PANAMERA: RECORD ON THE ‘RING

New 2021 PORSCHE PANAMERA: RECORD ON THE ‘RING in the ‘Executive Cars’ category, around 13 seconds faster than the previous model!  Porsche has proven the performance potential of the new Panamera even before the car’s world premiere. In a slightly camouflaged series production car, test driver Lars Kern (32) completed a full lap of the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife over a distance of 20.832 kilometers in exactly 7:29.81 minutes. In the official ranking of the Nürburgring GmbH, this ti...
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