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Month: July 2019

July 17, 2019

FORD GT MKII IS A TRACK-ONLY SUPERCAR WITH A $1.2 MILLION PRICE TAG

With no pesky racing regs to satisfy, the GT comes off its leash. Multimatic Motorsports racing driver Scott Maxwell is running the new, track-day-focused Ford GT Mark II—or Ford GT MkII, if you prefer—up Lord March’s driveway for the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 4. So it’s a Canadian driver charging up an English hill in the most American of supercars on America’s birthday, all to introduce the latest version of Ford’s beastly GT. The Mark II

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July 17, 2019

Porsche 962 IMSA Racer Is A True Piece Of Motorsport History

It’s not very often that an iconic Porsche race car hits the private market, but thanks to Canepa, millionaires looking to live out their racing driver fantasies can purchase this 1984 Porsche 962. The 962 was built for IMSA’s Grand Touring Prototype class standards, and this particular example, chassis 962-102, is one of just 16 factory cars made in accordance to these rules. An additional 75 racers were built…Continue reading.

July 17, 2019

2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M Review: It’s Time to Embrace the Sport SUV

The 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M demand that we stop thinking about SUVs in old and obsolete ways — as either trucks in a more palatable form, or as a hopeless compromise that can never perform as well as a conventional car. Here’s the new truth of the ultra-high-performance SUV: You won’t find any car that can do what the X3 M and X4 M can do, which is to attack a road or racetrack faster than most sport

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July 17, 2019

This Hot-Rodded Ferrari Is All About Bringing Joy

Jeff Segal brought a racing driver’s tuning sensibility to his 1999 Ferrari F355 Modificata project car. Hot rodding a Ferrari is like planning the space program. Even if you found the smartest people and wrote massive checks, you could still end up flat broke and spinning in an infinite void. Anyone who’d take on such an ambitious project would be advised to understand the intricacies of Ferrari tuning under the urgency of an endurance race.

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