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Project Cars: 1994 Peugeot 405 Mi16 Phase II – Update 4

See 28 pictures Update 4: Summer Makeover! One of the things that bothered me about 1994 Peugeot 405 Mi16 since I brought it back from Cooma it was the messy paint on the roof, spoiler and lower valance. To be honest, the front of the car was simply strewn with …

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The curious history of the Porsche G-Wagen

See 11 pictures The visitors of Porsche Museum in Stuttgart might be surprised to see another Stuttgart creation take center stage right next to Porsche’s venomous 959 supercar. Both resplendent in matching Rothmans paint, the story of the Porsche 959 and his 1986 Paris-Dakar rout are well known. Less well …

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CCM turns a Spitfire Scrambler into a tribute to 1980s Paris-Dakar

The 2022 Dakar Rally may be in the rear-view mirror, but the UK is delighted with British driver Sam Sunderland claiming his second Dakar victory and the first for the Gas Gas Factory Racing team. Bolton, England-based CCM is one of the party Brits, and the company’s latest Rallye 600 …

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Dakar is the biggest off-road race in the world. So why do most Americans have no idea it exists?

American biker Mason Klein takes part in stage 8 of the 2022 Dakar Rally between al-Dawadimi and … [+] Wadi Ad-Dawasir in Saudi Arabia, January 10, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images I find myself sitting in Saudi …

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‘It’s laughable’: Joanna Lumley criticizes Netflix series The Crown

‘It’s laughable’: Joanna Lumley criticizes Netflix series The Crown as close friend of Prince Charles insists “I know the royal family, so I know it’s all made up” The Absolutely Fabulous star, 75, revealed she refused to see the show, saying: “I don’t think they watch it and I never …

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC Is this a good deal? By Bruce HotchkissSpecial Correspondent, West Coast OfficeTHE AUTO CHANNEL Bruce hotchkiss When you think of Mitsubishi, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For me, it is the Pajero (a Montero for most of us) who has …

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Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT receives bonus luggage kit

V-Strom 1000XT gets free Voyager luggage for a limited time Suzuki’s high-value sports adventure machine, the V-Strom 1000XT is now available at Australian dealerships, and there’s never been a better time to check out one, with a bonus Voyager luggage kit, valued at $ 2,599 now available with new bike …

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Motul celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the iconic 300V

Singapore, September 30, 2021 – (Antara / ACN Newswire) – Motul pioneered the lubricants industry in 1971 with the launch of the world’s first fully synthetic ester-based lubricant, 300V. This new grade of lubricant ushered in a paradigm shift in what could be achieved with advanced technology in engine oils. …

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Everything we know about the Ducati DesertX

The mid-size adventure bike category is one of the most competitive segments in the world and Ducati is ready to turn the heat up by blasting the party with the all new Deser tX. The Italian two-wheeler manufacturer will launch the Ducati World Première 2022 web-series from September 30 and …

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10 reasons why the 959 is the coolest Porsche of the 80s

Porsche was already a household name by the time the 959 was released in 1986, but the event forever changed not only the brand, but the automotive world as well. The car reflected the best of technological advancements made during the 1980s and is arguably Porsche’s first supercar, with enough …

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How are you James Bond?

(ES) Would you be the next 007? As cinemas get ready for the release of No Time To Die (finally), take our quiz to find out if you’re international spy gear … 1. How do you present yourself, Sir…? a) With my second name, then my first name, then my …

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A conversation with Anna Knight

License Global: Tell us about enabling BLE sustainability in partnership with Products of Change. Anna Knight: Sustainability is a huge, life-changing issue that countries, businesses or consumers cannot ignore. At BLE, we believe we have an important role to play in inspiring brands, manufacturers and retailers when it comes to …

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Used Buying Guide: Nissan Patrol GR

Then, in 2003, the short-wheelbase Patrol GR was discontinued and trim levels changed, with a generously equipped SVE (fog lights, leather seats, and sunroof) replacing the SE. The 2005 facelift ushered in a very similar-looking new body, a refreshed interior, and a more standard kit. It also put an end …

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Rare Porsche 959 prototype for sale in Germany

The German company Mechatronik may be specialized in the restoration and sale of classic Mercedes-Benz cars, but the store currently has a very special Porsche 959 for sale. This is not normal 959; it is a prototype of Porsche’s first supercar. First spotted by Engine1, this car is the seventh …

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Here’s why adventure bikes are growing in popularity

While driving around town or driving on the highway, you might see a motorbike that looks like a cross between a street motorbike and something destined to participate in the Dakar rally. It will feature high suspension, a bulbous fuel tank and a compact windshield that looks ready for miles …

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Motul propels Pramac Racing to debut MotoGP victory

– Motul-powered teams win P1 and P2 in the dominant display of performance– MotoGP rookie Jorge Martin gives Pramac Racing his first victory after 20 years– Joan Mir of the Suzuki team got the best second place of the season After a long summer break, the MotoGP paddock came back …

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We visit a classic Peugeot collection in the Western Cape

Outside Stellenbosch, the Loubser brothers have opened the barn doors to their small but fascinating Peugeot collection “Our passion for cars and Peugeot definitely comes from our father. We were bred among BMC products. Johan and I grew up with an Austin Cambridge station wagon. In 1968, my father bought …

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Jaussaud, double winner of Le Mans, dies at 84

Published on: 07/22/2021 – 5:40 PMAmended: 07/22/2021 – 5:38 PM Paris (AFP) Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, two-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has died at the age of 84, race organizers, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) announced on Thursday. Jaussaud won his first Le Mans in an Alpine …

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MO Book Review: The Invisible Walls

Invisible Walls: Overland Solo Across Africa on Motorcycles by Christian Brix It sounds like a lot of fun when you watch Ewan and Charley embark on an epic motorcycle adventure, but well-funded expeditions with film crews and large budgets are more the exception than the rule. Much more common is …

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Canes 2021 Jury: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Song Kang-ho and more

The 2021 Jury will unveil its list of winners on Saturday July 17 during the Cannes closing ceremony. The 2021 Cannes Film Festival has announced the jurors who will join Spike Lee in determining the winners of this year’s event. Oscar winner “BlacKkKlansman” chairs the 2021 jury and will be …

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a Mercedes G-Class with a French accent – Explica .co

In the late 1970s, the French army He desperately needed a replacement for his aging Hotchkiss-Willys. These light multi-purpose vehicles collapsed, to the point that Citroën had to sell its Mehari for military use as an emergency solution. In the early 1980s, Peugeot won the tender for the supply of …

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Finke Desert Race rocked by shocking racing tragedy

One person died in an accident during the Finke Desert Race in the Northern Territory, and two others were injured. Photo: Twitter A spectator died and two people were injured at the Finke Desert Race near Alice Springs. Northern Territory Police confirmed the man died after being struck by a …

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10 things most people forgot about the BMW M3

It’s no secret that European car manufacturers have created some of the most iconic cars ever made. Whether it’s Aston Martin or Mercedes-Benz, most of the big old continent automakers have at least one or two ultimate classics under their belt. RELATED: 10 Fastest European Cars Around the Nürburgring, Ranked …

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10 of the most extreme car races in the world

Many people think of auto racing as driving sophisticated fast cars in a straight line or repeatedly around a track, but it is not. Many of the most famous motor racing events in the world involve extremely difficult conditions. Some of these races require extreme off-road machines to pass. RELATED: …

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Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition 2022 pricing and features

Discussion points Pajero’s nickname finally retires after four decades and four generations Only 800 examples of the final edition offered Three different variations available – GLX Final Edition, GLS Final Edition and Exceed Final Edition Prices and specifications for the 2022 Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition have been revealed, as the …

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Rally-winning Mitsubishi Ralliart to return in due course

Cars Can Fly: Latest World Rally Championship Car Based On Lancer Evolution Before Company Retires … [+] of the WRC in 2005. Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Motors Mitsubishi’s motorsport and in-house tuning arm Ralliart is expected to make a timely return after an 11-year hiatus. When the company’s results were …

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