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Double Reveal: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, Plus C8.R Race Car

When the very first Corvette made its debut at the 1953 New York Auto Show, it was introduced as a convertible-only version. Three hundred of these Polo White vehicles would go on to be hand-built that year, and for the next decade, a drop-top was the only type of Corvette you could buy. It wasn’t until the arrival of the C2 Corvette in 1963 when the first coupe would be offered under the new “Stingray” model name. For that reason, some purists may argue that a Corvette isn’t truly complete…

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Nissan Showcase: Special Edition Models at 15th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show

On a dewy Saturday morning, the annual Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS) celebrated its 15th anniversary with an amazing collection of vintage vehicles lining an ocean-side park in downtown Long Beach, California. And while all of the major car manufacturers were represented, year after year, Datsun and Nissan vehicles easily make up nearly half of the pristine examples on display. Naturally, JCCS is the perfect stage for the brand to showcase today’s future collectibles to a new generation of car enthusiasts. This year’s highlights included two 50th Anniversary Edition vehicles…

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2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Acura Alfa Romeo Automotive News Ford Mercedes-Benz MINI Volvo 

NWAPA Run to the Sun: Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Wins Most Fun SUV

Sport utility vehicles have come a long way. No longer are they warmed-rigs work rigs that bounce over bumps and steer like a battleship. In fact, there are loads of good offerings if you’re looking for a SUV that’ll haul more than cargo. But in my experience, nothing does it with quite the gusto and style of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. And that’s why it won the Performance SUV category at Northwest Automotive Press Association’s 13th annual Run to the Sun. Whenever I’m behind the wheel of this Italian…

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2020 Toyota GR Supra Automotive News 

NWAPA Run to the Sun: 2020 Toyota GR Supra Wins Most Fun Coupe

When the initial list of cars for Run to the Sun 2019 began circulating, there was one I was excited to drive more than any other — the new Supra. And not only did it deliver, it won its class. Because while the rollout for the new sports coupe was infuriatingly protracted, there’s no manual option, and fan boys will howl that it’s too much BMW and not enough Toyota, I couldn’t believe that Toyota would put the legendary Supra name on a sports car that wasn’t top notch —…

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2019 Toyota 86 Automotive News Featured Toyota 

Toyota Engineer: New 86 Could ‘Surpasses the Supra’

There’s been lots a speculation about the next-gen Toyota 86. Now, the car’s chief engineer says it will be be better than the Supra. Confused? So are we. But here’s what we know. In a recent interview with Australia’s Motor, senior Toyota engineer Tetsuya Tada, who helms both the 86 and Supra programs, said this: “We have to make a new 86 that surpasses the Supra. This is what the customer expects.” Now, given that the Supra starts at around 50k, and the 86 comes in at just over half…

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