Month: March 2019

The X-Bow is constructed on a complete carbon monocoque tub that wraps clear up to shoulder height—incredibly strong and quite superior to steel tube frames. Fortunately, it also has deformable structures to dissipate crash energy, built to FIA GT racing standards. You sit in that tub and move the steering and pedals for fit. It’s
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The 2020 Jeep Gladiator goes on sale later this year with a starting price of $35,040, the automaker announced today. Fuel economy numbers have also been revealed for the V-6, and they’re in line with other similarly equipped midsize trucks. The Gladiator has a much higher starting price than rivals, but it comes standard with
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“Win on Sunday, sell on Monday.” It’s a marketing line as old as the automobile. When Henry Ford raced—and famously beat—rival automaker Alexander Winton on the Detroit Driving Club’s 1-mile oval at Grosse Pointe in 1901, it wasn’t to prove who was the better driver, but whose was the better car. Racing made the reputations
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Last month, Kia announced pricing on its much-anticipated Telluride crossover. It may not be a body-on-frame SUV, but it has a cool design, a nice interior, and third-row seating, which should make it popular with families. Add in Kia’s excellent bumper-to-bumper warranty and its even better powertrain warranty, and we have a feeling the Telluride
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The picture I’ve seen of the very first Porsche booth at the 1949 Geneva motor show clearly shows Ferry Porsche (Ferdinand’s son) as well as the former’s sister, Louise Porsche. Louise wound up marrying Porsche’s lawyer and business partner, Anton Piëch. You may have heard of one of their sons—Ferdinand, the genius engineer behind things
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