Sunday Drive: Everybody poops, and nearly everybody buys trucks and SUVs

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The hot topic this past week was Ford’s revelation that it plans to jettison traditional passenger cars — Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus — in the U.S. to concentrate on bread-and-butter trucks and crossover/SUVs. Every post we’ve had on the topic has generated a ton of comments from readers, most of whom seem to think it’s a bad idea. If you’ve got an opinion, chime in below.

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Sunday Drive: Everybody poops, and nearly everybody buys trucks and SUVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Apr 2018 20:07:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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10 Iconic Porsches from the ultimate air-cooled show

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The factory Porsche driver walks off and weaves through the thick crowds waving smartphones at priceless cars. For every 10 steps we take in Ganahl Lumber’s vast warehouse in Torrance, CA, there’s someone who recognizes Long and greets him. In spite of all of his accomplishments on the track, he might become better known for co-creating Luftgekühlt with Howie Idelson, an automotive culture event celebrating classic Porsches. Without stopping, Long graciously acknowledges the guests and cont

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10 Iconic Porsches from the ultimate air-cooled show originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS meets its parents at the Isle of Man

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A line of Porsche 911 GT3 RS cars, spanning several generations, splays out along the narrow two-lane road. The Isle of Man is damp, rain sputters against the grassy hills, and as we climb Snaefell mountain road, each car in succession is obliterated by fog. Suddenly, I’m alone in the oldest and most precious of the lot, an original 2.7 RS, feeling my way up the mountain at a snail’s pace, peering ahead at the massive RS wings swimming in and out of the mist. There’d be breaks in the weather in

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS meets its parents at the Isle of Man originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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