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2020 Chevy Bolt gets boosted with 21-mile range increase thanks to upgraded battery

By Ronnie Schreiber | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

General Motors has revised the chemistry of its lithium-ion battery cells to give the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV an increased range of up to 259 miles on a full charge. That’s a 21-mile increase in range from previous models of the Bolt, and about what one would expect from increasing the size of the gasoline … Continue reading “2020 Chevy Bolt gets boosted with 21-mile range increase thanks to upgraded battery”

McCall’s Jet Center Gala: The Only Way To Kick Off Monterey Car Week

By Naveed Yousufzai | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

It comes with no surprise that the only way to kick off Monterey Car Week is to take a lovely evening stroll through the Monterey Jet Center, where a private hangar evolves into a picturesque venue for some of the world’s most exclusive and renowned cars to be displayed. Previously, I’d never been able to … Continue reading “McCall’s Jet Center Gala: The Only Way To Kick Off Monterey Car Week”

The Automobile: An Art Form

By Trevor Yale Ryan | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vibe A few weekends back, the Portland Art Museum hosted a little show called Cars in the Park. The event itself consisted of a few dozen cars and also marked the start of a 1,000-mile tour through the Pacific Northwest organized by Sports Car Market. While I didn’t attend the rally itself, I figured the gathering … Continue reading “The Automobile: An Art Form”

Inside The Motorcycle Room

By Stefan Kotze | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thinking About Good Times If you’re a true petrolhead, you can definitely appreciate two-wheeled machines just as much as their four-wheeled counterparts. And in South Africa, there’s no better place to do so than at The Motorcycle Room in Knysna. This museum is the pride and joy of Colin Stunden, a lifelong lover of all things … Continue reading “Inside The Motorcycle Room”

Brothers From Another Mother: A Fairlady Z & HSV GTS

By Simon Woolley | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Blue Brothers We’re all guilty of being into our own little automotive niches, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Sometimes though, you need to take a step back, get out of whatever internet wormhole you’ve fallen down, and appreciate the performance car scene for what it is — one that’s packed with incredible variety. Just … Continue reading “Brothers From Another Mother: A Fairlady Z & HSV GTS”

Changing Scenery: Shooting Rally For The First Time

By Austin Mottinger | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

From the perspective of a drift photographer, shooting rally for the first time is, in one word – amazing. The logistics of photographing rally versus drift is very different and difficult, and for a first-timer that’s what makes it exciting and thrilling. At the 2019 New England Forest Rally, held last month in the back roads of Western Maine and Northern New … Continue reading “Changing Scenery: Shooting Rally For The First Time”

Take The Finest Ingredients & Season With SCHROTH

By Ryan Stewart | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Harnessing History Accessories can make or break an outfit, just like how the final finishing touches can make or break your car build. The devil is very much in the detail and a slip at the last hurdle can either make you look like a hero, or a total zero. When it comes to safety equipment, … Continue reading “Take The Finest Ingredients & Season With SCHROTH”

For something completely different, send in the Clown Shoe

By Rob Siegel | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

As you probably know from reading this space, my passions are channeled mainly toward 1970s-era BMWs (my recently-resurrected Lotus Europa Twin-Cam Special notwithstanding). However, there is another outlier in the Siegel stable that elicits a lot of passion from me and stares from strangers, and that’s the “Clown Shoe”—my 1999 BMW M Coupe. To explain … Continue reading “For something completely different, send in the Clown Shoe”

Nearly Dunne, never forgotten

By Don Sherman | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Forty-eight years in this business has put me in touch with thousands of interesting men and women, only a handful of which became true friends. Jim Dunne, who excelled as both a writer and photographer until his 2006 retirement, tops my shortlist of fellows I’m proud to have met along this long, dusty road. Now … Continue reading “Nearly Dunne, never forgotten”

Stunning 1931 8 Litre Bentley wins 2019 Pebble Beach Concours Best in Show

By Aaron Robinson | August 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Perhaps it’s no surprise that the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance judges, after keeping the crowd in suspense for nearly 45 minutes while missing ballots were hunted down, awarded its 2019 Best in Show award to a 1931 8 Litre Bentley. That’s because the entire week preceding the show had been a celebration of Bentley’s 100th … Continue reading “Stunning 1931 8 Litre Bentley wins 2019 Pebble Beach Concours Best in Show”