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KM Weekly Wallpaper: Volkswagen GTI

posted by on 16 September 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

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The Volkswagen GTI (specifically the Golf GTI if you’re not from the USA) is the definitive hot hatch. When it was originally introduced it singlehandedly created the segment, and then it ruled the roost for its first few generations. It lost its way a bit with the third generation version, and became a shadow of […] More…

FOTD: Porsche 911 RS America

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Find Of The Day

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The Porsche 911 RS America is something of a rare and special breed – a special edition Porsche that was produced specifically for the American market at the behest of a group of enthusiasts (including legendary racing driver Vic Elford) who worked at Porsche Cars North America. While Porsche has a long history of producing […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Aston Martin Vanquish

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

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Aston Martin has always made cars that stretched beyond being just cool and into the realm of being mechanical art, and the newest Vanquish is but the latest example in a line that stretches back through to before even James Bond picked up the keys to his DB5 in 1964. The latest Vanquish features styling […] More…

Find of the Day: Lancia Delta HF Integrale

posted by on 4 September 2014 in Find Of The Day

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For those of us “of a certain age,” the four wheel drive monsters that dominated Group A and Group B rallying during the ’80s will always hold a special place in our hearts. Images of Audis, Lancias, Porsches, Peugeots, and even fast Fords catching air as they spit out giant gravel rooster tails and roar […] More…

Audi’s “Motorsport Personality Test”

posted by on 3 September 2014 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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“Personality Tests” that promise to tell you everything from what movie character you are, to what kind of drink you are, to who should play you in a movie are all the rage on social media at the moment. While we eschew most of them, Audi has released a “Motorsport Personality Test” that’s a bit […] More…

Find of the Day: 1987 Lamborghini Jalpa

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Find Of The Day

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With Lamborghini as successful as they are today under Audi’s careful stewardship, it’s easy to forget that before the Gallardo came along and smashed all the records (nearly half of all Lamborghinis sold since 1963 are Gallardos) it was a good year for the company when they could sell more than 250 or so cars, […] More…

Aston Martin Announces the Lagonda Super Sedan

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Automotive News

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Aston Martin announced late last week that they will be reviving the Lagonda nameplate for a new line of super sedans to be produced on an extremely limited, invitation only basis and aimed mainly at the middle east market. For those to whom the name Lagonda rings no bells, it originally graced two models of […] More…

5 Reasons You Should Watch The 24 Hours of Le Mans

posted by on 13 June 2014 in Motorsport News

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Whether or not Ernest Hemingway actually said the famous line about there being only three real sports – bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering – and that the rest are merely games, I think whoever did say it has a point. I don’t know that I can think of any other endeavor that combines all of […] More…