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The Culmination Of A Long Racing History Made For The Open Road

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Starting with the F1, McLaren opened a new chapter in its otherwise solely race-oriented history. This move to make its first road legal car would prove to be one of the single greatest moments in automotive history.

Although only 106 F1s were made over the course of six years, the cars quickly became an enthusiasts favorite after breaking Jaguars record as the world’s fastest production car. Unfortunately, F1 production ended in 1998 and McLaren seemed to end its endeavor into the street car market. That is until 2009 when it unveiled its plans to recreate the McLaren dream car magic with the MP4-12C. This time designing and producing everything in house, including all of the drivetrain components.

McLaren’s 12C was just the beginning and before long the design had evolved into the 650S before developing into the 720S which is more of

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GM All-Electric Pickup Truck Will Be On The Road In 2021

It’s no secret that trucks are hot right now. And the notion of, and desire for, an electric pickup has ramped up in ways never before thought possible. The loudest noise maker in the space is obviously Tesla and Elon Musk’s cyber monstrosity. Thanks in part to Tesla, however, and their fabulous marketing machine the public’s perception of electric vehicles has finally started to shift to a point where it might just be possible for an automaker to be successful with an all-electric pickup.

Both Ford and General Motors have been up front in their ambition to bring a mass-produced electric truck to market. Ford has even gone toe-to-toe in marketing rhetoric against Tesla by staging a stunt where an electric F-150 pulled a train. GM has been a little more reserved, however company President Mark Reuss made a big announcement about the future of the company’s electric pickup

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2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan Road Test

Rolls-Royce of …,” which gets applied to any kind of thing, say a particularly nice vacuum cleaner, and it is immediately understood. “Rolls-Royce” is all you need say.” data-reactid=”21″A tenet of good writing says you can’t modify a superlative. “Very best” gilds the lily, and “one of the best” is a hedge. Best is all you need say. That’s the spirit of the phrase “the Rolls-Royce of …,” which gets applied to any kind of thing, say a particularly nice vacuum cleaner, and it is immediately understood. “Rolls-Royce” is all you need say.

Cullinan, the most expensive SUV in the world.” data-reactid=”22″So it’s a rare event when the pinnacle of automotive excellence, and the symbol of supremacy in everything wrought by human hands, heaves to in one’s driveway. The Rolls in this case was the 2020 Roll-Royce Cullinan, the most expensive SUV in the world.

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Meet R&T, the New Lifestyle Automotive Brand from Road & Track

From Car and Driver

Meet R&T, the newest kid on the enthusiast block: a sophisticated, worldly, savvy new brand that builds on the 73-year legacy of Road & Track to create a premium keepsake that’s part lifestyle publication and part art book.

Every other month, R&T will hit your mailbox with a mix of striking visuals, immersive storytelling, and deep dives on new cars and future classics. (Check out Vol. 1’s look at the Renault Alpine, the McLaren Senna, and Porsche’s two new Turbo S’s.)

Every issue has a theme. Vol. 1 will cover Motorsports. There are profiles of McLaren Formula 1 boss Zak Brown and NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace. We reveal the story of how COVID-19 shut down the F1 season before the Australian Grand Prix, and we investigate illegal street racing in South Africa. We take a historical look at drag racing, and paint portraits of

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