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Vilner Garage’s Ford Mustang GT Convertibles Reach for the Eye

Recently, FoMoCo celebrated production of its 10 millionth Mustang. Now that’s a lot of ‘Stang. If you want a pony car that stands apart from the pack—look no further than the latest project by Vilner Garage—a pair of blue 2015 Ford Mustang GT drop-tops. How about an flashy Alcantara interior with red and white stripes that resembles...

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Jaguar F-Type Rally Cars Celebrate Marque’s 70th

The Jaguar F-Type looks fantastic, makes 575 hp if you get the SVR, and sounds incredible thanks to a fancy active exhaust system. So how do you make a car that already checks a lot of boxes on the “cool” list even cooler? You turn it into a rally car. Sadly, this particular rally car is one...

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$3,000 in Three Days to Go Four-Wheeling

On this episode of “Dirt Every Day” presented by Tire Rack, the Dirt Heads find themselves in Pennsylvania with $3,000 to spend and just three days to go from vehicle purchase to off-roading, so it’s a mad scramble to find and build something fun. Plus they have to fit 35-inch tires on whatever they buy....

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2020 Jeep Gladiator? Wrangler-Based Pickup Name Possibly Revived

For the past year or so, Jeep’s new pickup based on the JL-series Wrangler has been rumored to be named Scrambler. But according to a new post by Jeep Scrambler Forum, this may not be the case. The forum encountered a now-deleted section on Fiat Chrysler’s site titled “2020 Jeep Gladiator,” indicating that the automaker may revive...

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Tesla Model 3 Track Mode Meets the Autocross Course

FONTANA, California — Picking up the latest Tesla Model 3 Performance Dual Motor AWD with the newest iteration of Track Mode, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’d only ever driven the dual-motor performance model once before, and then only for a few minutes. The updated Model 3 Track Mode was recently released to the public...

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The Four Seasons 2019 Infiniti QX50 Meets the Europeans

LOS ANGELES, California — I must admit I’ve been having a hard time falling in love with the 2019 Infiniti QX50 we have in for a Four Seasons evaluation, despite logging the first 1,000 miles or so in it on a road trip to Phoenix. Blame not the new car, but the old: I have...

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Mazda3 Teased Again Ahead of Debut

Mazda released a new teaser of the Mazda3 ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles auto show. In this teaser, it becomes clear Mazda will debut both the sedan and the hatchback version. As we saw in the previous teaser, the hatchback will resemble the sinewy Kai concept Mazda debuted in Tokyo last year....

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Quick Take: 2018 Lincoln Continental Reserve AWD

EL SEGUNDO, California — On paper, the new-generation Lincoln Continental goes against just about everything we stand for. It is unnecessarily big and ornate. Pick any aspect or feature and compare it to a well-respected sport luxury sedan like say, the Audi A6, and the Conti is pretty much the exact opposite. It also utilizes...

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2019 Mazda CX-5 Confirmed with Turbo Engine, Signature Model

Mazda has confirmed key information about the CX-5 we learned last month from a leaked product bulletin. The Mazda CX-5 will indeed get a new top-of-the-line Signature trim, as well as a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature debuted today at the Seattle auto show, packing the turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic found...

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Quick Take: 2018 Lincoln Navigator 4×4 Reserve

If you need a vehicle that can legitimately seat seven people in comfort, you can do a lot worse than buy a 2018 Lincoln Navigator. That’s our takeaway after spending several days with this leather, metal, and wood-lined behemoth on daily errands and a little sightseeing. More than that, the Navigator is quick, agile for...

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