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Land Rover Defender LXV special edition celebrates 65 years of going anywhere

Land Rover held a 65th birthday party for itself at Packington Estate, on the grounds where its contributions to the world of off-roading were tested from the very first model in 1948 all the way through the 1970s. If you weren't there, you missed getting a piece of the birthday cake delivered by a …

Shelby Ford F-150 SVT Raptor: 575 Earth-Pummeling Horsepower

The only surprising thing about Shelby’s recently unveiled take on Ford’s Raptor is that it took them this long to work one over. After all, Shelby has been operating in near-lockstep with Ford for years, unleashing tuned, tweaked, and twisted versions of Blue Oval products in a reliable …

2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition to Hit the Dirt this Fall

Unlike many “special-edition” vehicles where the “special” stops at the sheet metal, the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor comes straight from the factory with more than enough mechanical brawn to back up its boasts. Even so, Ford says Raptor owners were looking for a tad more exclusivity out of their rides, …

2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCab

Ford's Special Vehicle Team can't stop fiddling with its off-road masterpiece.<p>Despite being one of the worst on-road performers we’ve ever tested at <i>C/D,</i> Ford’s earth-pummeling F-150 SVT Raptor is one of the coolest vehicles extant. A Special Vehicle Team doodle turned market darling, Ford has …

2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG

It would render Freud speechless.<p>TESTED<p><i>“Gunter glieben glauchen globen.”</i> We can’t so much as look at the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG without the phrase running through our minds. Coined by poodle-haired ’80s Brit rockers Def Leppard, the ostensibly German words have essentially no meaning yet, like the …

Honda flat track racer

The flat tracker look is a style that’s really starting to catch on in custom circles at the moment: The bobbed back-end, flat-bottomed tank and fender-less front wheel are all trademarks of the pared-down half-miler. But this custom-built flat track racer from the UK, featured in Trailbike & …

Blitz BMW R100RT 'La Parisienne'

If you visited the BMW Museum in Munich a few months ago, you might have noticed an interloper: a brawny custom with a Yamaha XT500 tank. Sharing space with a BMW concept car and an immaculate 1982 R100 RT, the custom looked like a pit bull amongst immaculately coiffed poodles.<p>The juxtaposition was …

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