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From Top Gear:
The Ford GT is back. And then some. Taking all the headlines at the Detroit motor show – and confirming some tasty rumours that have been rumbling for a little while now – is the third iteration of Ford’s supercar.
And gone is the supercharged V8 of old, replaced by an Ecoboost engine. Fear not, though, as it still packs a proper amount of cylinders. A twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6 engine drives the rear wheels with ‘more than’ 600bhp, and with motorsport development behind it, Ford is claiming great efficiency.
Of course, it’s performance we care about. Nothing’s confirmed in that area just yet, but a 0-60mph time close to 3.0secs and a top speed north of 200mph ought to be very feasible targets.
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Via Open Culture: Stairway to Heaven was one of the biggest rock songs of the 1970s – loved, imitated and sometimes parodied. Now Led Zeppelin’s classic track is back on the turntable, on a re-mastered version of the band’s fourth album. 43 years after its release, the song continues to hold a place in many…Read More
One of my favorites, a gorgeous little thing, originally derided as a “girl’s car — a poor criticism, as it is lovely design has stood the test of time. It is yet another car whose price has run away from me, now unaffordable to buy, and too valuable to be a fun, weekend driver ….Read More
Mix became a star of Hollywood’s silent-movie era, and he owned his own circus. In 1937, he bought a Cord 812 (the color was called “cigarette cream”) and turned it into an embodiment of his persona. It had a gun holster, a siren, and flags on the bumper with his circus logo. Even the gas pedal was branded “TM,” and specially fitted for his boot. In 1940, he crashed the car and died.
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