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Revealed: the new Triumph Bonneville

Today is one of the most critical milestones in the checkered history of Triumph Motorcycles, <i>est.</i> 1902. The wraps have come off the new Triumph Bonneville range, revealing a switch to liquid-cooled engines and a ground-up frame and body redesign.<p>This is big news for the custom industry too. The …

Vintage-ish Porsche 911 buying guide

Harry Metcalfe is always great at showing viewers the intricate details of the vehicles in his collection as part of the <i>Harry's Garage</i> series. This time he's helping out future buyers by explaining what to look for when purchasing a classic and slightly more modern Porsche 911. His examples for …

One of One: Supercharged F-Code 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Sedan

This 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 sedan (chassis F7FT308710) is said to be the only four door made with the very rare, F-code supercharged 312ci V8. A …

1973 Porsche 911E Targa - Up Close & Personal

Time-Capsule 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

This 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham (Body No. 337) is said to be an unrestored, 3-owner example in great mechanical and cosmetic condition with …

1957 Porsche Typ 597 Jagdwagen

This 1957 Porsche Typ 597 Jagdwagen (chassis 597000106) or “Hunting Car” as it’s loosely translated is said to have been restored in the US 20 years …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder [w/video]

Raising The Technological Bar, One Decade At A Time<p>"Do <i>not</i> pass the factory driver in the 911 Turbo S."<p>Fifteen minutes later, I'm skeptically pondering that admonishment as I strap into the carbon-fiber tub of the Porsche 918 Spyder, the German automaker's latest supercar. With even a cursory …

Champion's Parent Company Developing Ionizing Ignition System

As the internal-combustion engine has received more and more improvements in the past two decades—and more are coming—from direct injection and variable valve timing to advanced turbocharging and stop-start systems, one engine feature has remained the same: the spark plug. Every gas-fed engine uses …

Porsche R&D Boss Wolfgang Hatz Talks Hybrids, Manuals, and Racing – Feature

Hatz, 54, is the R&D boss at Porsche. Before that, he was the head of engine and transmission development for the entire VW Group. He also served at Audi, BMW, Fiat, and Opel. Consider his vision of the future reliable.<p>C/D: <b>Why has Porsche embraced hybrid technology so enthusiastically?</b> <br>WH: Because …

In Two Weeks: Pre-1974 Porsche Hoard Sell-Off

This collection of early Porsche projects and drivers is being offered individually at auction on August 24th, and is part of a much larger …

Honda wants to save America's drive-in movie theaters

They're part of our car culture, and they're worth rescuing.<p>America's drive-in movie theaters are on the brink of extinction. At their peak in the 1950s and '60s, the country boasted over 4000 of the open-air cinemas. Today, there are 368, and these holdovers from the analog era are in trouble. The …

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Porsche Macan sales may push brand past 200K unit goal early

In late 2010, Volkswagen announced that it would spend the equivalent of $71 billion through 2015 to beef up its product lineup, determined to overtake Toyota in overall sales and profitability by 2018. Each of VW's many brands, in turn, would play its part contributing to a goal of 10 million …

Impressive 1973 Porsche 911T Sunoco RSR Tribute

This 1973 Porsche 911T has been built into a tribute to the Penske RSR that was raced that same year b Mark Donohue at Daytona. The real car was …

DP Motorsport 911 Sleeper 3.2