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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Acapulco Thing

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Acapulco Thing

Our friends at the Petersen Museum have just released the latest installment of #TBT, which details the the ultimate beach cruiser: the 1974 Volkswagen Acapulco Thing. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and intriguing. All content and photos are courtesy of...

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Toyo Tires and Alan Ampudia Present AMPD Featuring Lil Jon

Toyo Tires and Alan Ampudia Present AMPD Featuring Lil Jon

The video follows 2019 SCORE Baja 1000 Overall Winner Alan Ampudia as he gives Grammy award winning rapper and producer, Lil Jon, the ride of a lifetime through Baja California. Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) in collaboration with Papas & Beer and Four Loko has released AMPD, live now at https://youtu.be/za653LDo4Yo. The video showcases...

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100th Anniversary Mazda MX-5 Miata Is Coming to the States

100th Anniversary Mazda MX-5 Miata Is Coming to the States

Mazda’s centennial celebration includes a special version of the best selling two-seat sports car in the world. It’s not every day that us Americans are able to get our hands on a special edition Japanese car. Thankfully, if you’re a Miata fan, this newly announced 100th Anniversary Special Edition MX-5 Miata is very appealing. Mazda...

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All New 2021 Ford F-150 – A 21st Century Covered Wagon

All New 2021 Ford F-150 – A 21st Century Covered Wagon

The 2021 Ford F-150 continues to represent the F-Series’ reputation as a rugged, capable and comfortable mobile workspace. This article was written together with Chuck Dapoz. Self‑reliance. It’s an American thing. The myth of pioneers fending for themselves as they traverse the frontier in their all‑in‑one covered wagons. And so we have the all‑new, 2021...

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Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

This excellent book written by Chris Willes depicts the various struggles and challenges that go with starting a race team with limited resources. Below is a book review from guest contributor Tennyson Kwok. Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story is not available on Amazon, but on Chris Willes’ Facebook page. From 1958 to...

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On the Road Again: The Ultimate Tour for the Cure Concludes in Monterey

On the Road Again: The Ultimate Tour for the Cure Concludes in Monterey

The Racing to End Alzheimer’s BMW M4 cruised into Monterey to wrap up the 4,000-mile trek for charity aptly named On the Road Again: The Ultimate Tour for the Cure. Beginning in Daytona Beach, Florida, nearly three weeks ago, a unique BMW M4 drove to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, on Tuesday, June...

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Golf Country

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Golf Country

Our friends at the Petersen Automotive Museum have just issued their latest edition of #TBT, which covers the innovative off-road Volkswagen Golf Country. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and intriguing. All content and photos are courtesy of the Petersen Automotive...

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Hagerty Partners with Non-Profit Drive Toward A Cure for Parkinson’s Disease Support

Hagerty Partners with Non-Profit Drive Toward A Cure for Parkinson’s Disease Support

Over 75 Days of Summer 2020 will be driven by enthusiasts from all over. By clocking mileage and sharing their experiences, participants will be eligible for prizes, all benefiting Parkinson’s Disease research and care. Hagerty, the automotive lifestyle brand driving a community of car lovers, is partnering with non-profit Drive Toward a Cure to encourage...

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From the Trunk: 2011 Jaguar XK

From the Trunk: 2011 Jaguar XK

Jaguar managed to tame this ferocious feline enough for comfortable around-town cruising. It’s up to you to un-tame it. Prepare for a heavy dose of cat scratch fever; this is the Jaguar XK. This article is from the LACar vault written by long-time contributor John Grafman. Enjoy this flashback to the past. 2011 Jaguar XK...

 

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