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March 25, 2019

Autoweek tells the stories from every corner of a vibrant car culture. From the historic to the cutting edge, from the glitzy to the grassroots, Autoweek documents the people, events and machines that spark the interests of car people all over the world. Get unbiased reviews on the newest models, keep up with the hottest trends and innovations in automotive design and performance, and even the collector lifestyle. For over 57 years, Autoweek has also been trackside, covering every form of motorsports. Each issue contains driver and team features and interviews, racing coverage from all major series and in-depth analysis from expert reporters. Every other week, Autoweek will inspire and inform you with insightful articles and amazing photography.

Land:
United States
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Crain Communications, Inc
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IN DIESER AUSGABE

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stuck

MY PORSCHE PROJECT (you remember the Porsche project, right?) is now fully stalled. It’s been about three months since I’ve touched it. We’re coming up on two years since I began this latest attempt at recommissioning. It’s fully off the rails, folks.To make matters worse, my Craigslist searches have meandered from “911 headers” and “used Momo” to “ratty Chevelle.” As I’ve started to come to terms with the fact that I’m never going to be a “good driver” (industry term), the side of my brain that wants big, unmuffled, loping V8s, bench seats and floor shifters has—metaphorically speaking—delivered a Stone Cold Stunner to the European sports car side and is now standing on the turnbuckle pounding four Coors Lights at the same time. As they say, “You hate to see…

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about the cover

At one point or another, we’ve all entertained the idea of buying some classic car on the other side of the country and driving it home, turning an otherwise straightforward purchase into an unforgettable adventure. Shannon Gentry lived that dream when she bought a 1966 Dodge Coronet, picked it up in Texas and drove it back to New York. It turned out to be a little more complicated than she could have imagined. With his compelling photos, Daniel Marcello puts us in the passenger seat of that temperamental Dodge for the ride. After riding shotgun with Gentry, you’ll either think twice about the wisdom of buying an unknown vehicle and then pressing it into road trip duty—or start planning a journey of your own. Start reading on page 8.…

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fly the coupe

I caught myself looking longingly at a beige Volkswagen Beetle parked in the office garage. Not a vintage example, like the one patiently enduring a particularly polar winter from under a triple-layer car cover while parked (not in but) next to our garage at home. No, this one was a current model that must’ve been part of our short-term test fleet as it clearly wasn’t a “civilian” car. I’d obviously overlooked it on the car board, where it was likely buried among the midsize crossovers and bigger sedans I find myself largely relegated to these days. Others on staff get to enjoy all the sportier—and often smaller—fare.The Volkswagen’s hunkered, speedster profile paired with a set of chrome smoothie rims to turn a car I’d always thought of as a bit…

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cross-country coronet

IT’D BEEN A YEAR OF FLIPPING through dead-end internet listings and skimming Hemmings, and five years since I sold my little 1963 AMC Rambler. But after meeting my car-nut boyfriend, Dan—owner of one too many Land Rovers—I knew it was time for me to get another old car. He tried to steer me down the British route, but I’ve always had a heart for American classics.I grew up on Long Island with a gearhead father who brought me along to Sunday car shows, letting me ride along in a rumble seat not long after I could walk. He overflowed with stories about growing up in Brooklyn, a car-crazy child in a big, bustling city. At 12 years old, he used to steal his father’s Cadillac to go cruising while Grandpa…

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1995 acura nsx targa

(RM SOTHEBY’S)RM Sotheby’s ArizonaPhoenixJan. 17-18, 2019Formula red with tan leather interior, 3.0-liter V6 DOHC engine with Honda VTEC, five-speed manual. Fewer than 18,000 original miles. The condition of the body, glass and all interior surfaces might make you believe it has traveled much less than the recorded miles—its cosmetic condition is just that nice. The sale includes the original window sticker, as well as owners manuals and records indicating the car was serviced by the original selling dealer.SOLD AT $70,000Is it time to buy a nice “early generation” Acura NSX and put it in your garage? My answer would be a most emphatic “yes!” The reasons are many, but here are a few. First, you are, in effect, buying on a dip in prices right now. The NSX was everyone’s…

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shock treatment

FORD DIDN’T STAB a V8 into the F-150 Raptor for 2019 (though we still believe that’s yet to come). Instead of ripping out the potent twin-turbocharged V6 and putting in a worked-over Mustang mill, the folks at Ford Performance took a whetstone to the Raptor’s already sharp edge. That means most of Ford’s efforts went toward the Raptor’s already stout suspension.The Raptor has a new set of high-tech adaptive dampers from Fox Racing. This sounds a little like a broken record—adaptive dampers are almost an expectation on modern sports and adventure cars. Unlike most adaptive dampers—even the magnetorheological wizardry in the Mustang’s MagneRide system—Fox focused on adding extra resistance to the compression side of the damper. The shocks know when to stiffen up thanks to a suspension height sensor on…

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