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New Porsche 911 RSR set for 2017 IMSA and WEC campaign

It’s been a big week for Porsche at the LA Auto Show: The company opened its brand-new Porsche Experience Center in Carson, California, which will become the new home of Porsche’s North American Motorsport group; it expanded its 2017 Panamera line to include two new models at the top end and bottom end of its range; and it showed off a brand-new 911 RSR race car.

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Getting a Taste of the Porsche Experience in LA

Porsche is opening its newest Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles this week in the hopes of bringing more than the avid car enthusiast into the German-sports-car fold. The 53-acre plot of land in Carson, California, just a few miles from LAX, is Porsche’s fifth Experience Center facility and only its second in the U.S. Porsche hopes the new Experience Center will offer fans of the brand, potential customers and their families, and businesses a place to experience the “core of the Porsche brand.”

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The Lincoln Continental Makes a Comeback

At the New York Auto Show unveilings abound. One that was particularly special–and particularly controversial was the revitalization of the Continental nameplate by Lincoln, the beleaguered American luxury brand. I had a chance to check out the car before it hit the show floor and […]

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Dear Buick, Please make this…

After nearly perishing in General Motors’ bankruptcy, the Buick brand has come back to full health — but its lineup of SUVs and sedans tends toward the anodyne. That’s what makes the Avenir concept, sprung without notice at the Detroit auto show, such a surprise. […]

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The New Jeep Cherokee: Great drive, eh looks

When Jeep first announced their new Jeep Cherokee at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the reception its design received was….well….to put it lightly…a bit mixed. Jeep purists complained about the bent grill and the “squinting” headlights and Chryslers seeming disregard for the old-school boxy […]

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