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A hike up Picacho Peak and more light four-wheeling

Warmest day in quite a while, it was in the high 60s in the late afternoon though quite breezy with gusty winds bringing a bit of wind chill factor.Started walking from my campsite at 9:02 AM and would be standing at the top of the highest point of Picacho Peak 40 minutes later.  Yes, several stops to catch my breath were made on the way up! Near the start of the trail up, you can just see what I called the gateway rock formations upper center. The gateway rock formations, things would g...
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Mercedes-Benz Names New Head of Van Life

Mercedes-Benz USA announced the elevation of Nicolette Lambrechts to vice-president and managing director of sales and marketing for Mercedes-Benz vans, effective May 1st. Underscoring the van life movement, sales, marketing, service, and parts for the entire segment is under Lambrechts’ purview. After Germany, the U.S. is the largest market for Mercedes Sprinter vans, and Lambrechts […] The post Mercedes-Benz Names New Head of Van Life appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2022 Porsche 911 GT3: Powertrain Specs, Aerodynamics, Interior Features & More

Eventually, the engineers at Porsche will only be able to get so much performance out of the 911 platform. Some day, someone in Stuttgart will say, “That’s as far as we can go with this.” Someday, but not today. Because the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 is here, and, mein gott in himmel! “Whether it’s a customer enjoying their favorite twisty back road or taking to the track, the new 911 GT3 promises to be among the most exciting and rewarding cars we make,” said Kjell Gruner, President and CEO of Por...
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Mercedes recalls thousands of SUVs over a software error

SOPA Images / Contributor The software error could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver, increasing crash risks. Over 40,000 sport utility cars are being recalled for the software fix that will start in April. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Mercedes-Benz US is recalling thousands of its sport utility vehicles over a program software error that could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver. The error could increase the risk of a crash, the co...
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The $120,000 Audi RS 6 Avant has some of the fanciest light features on the market - check them all out

Let there be light. Kristen Lee The 2021 RS 6 Avant I tested recently did cool light tricks when you locked or unlocked it. Inside, it even had futuristic, Tron-like cabin illumination. The best part was that the seat belt buckles lit up so you never had to find them by touch alone. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. There's always been something about Audis and LEDs.Audi was among the first - if not the first - automakers to adopt light-emitting diode, or LED, daytime...
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This Rolls-Royce features a starry ceiling display of the sky on the night its owner was born - see inside

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom. Rolls-Royce The Rolls-Royce Koa Wood Phantom Extended is a highly customized car built for a single collector. Inside, it's inspired by a beloved koa wood rocking chair and has a display depicting the night sky on the day its owner was born. It took the Rolls-Royce Wood Specialist three years to find the perfect koa log to use. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rolls-Royce is a company that continually reminds me the sky's the limit as long as...
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McLaren Artura: Defining The New Hybrid Supercar Rulebook

Roughly eight years ago, McLaren kickstarted the hybrid-electric supercar race with the magnificent yet unhinged P1. The Artura succeeds the P1 as McLaren’s ultimate hybrid supercar, but the new Artura is not a replacement for the P1. For starters, the McLaren Artura has less horsepower than the P1. It is also more “economical,” with base prices starting in the $225,000 range, much less than the P1’s astronomical $1.5 million asking price. Despite this, Artura is truly special. It’s the first...
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Airspeeder Mk3: Meet The World’s First Flying Race Car

Who asked for this? Did you ask for this? I didn’t ask for this, I can tell you that. This is the Airspeeder Mk3, the world’s first flying electric racing car. Or at least that’s if you believe Alauda, the makers of the Airspeeder Mk3. Do you see any wheels? I don’t see any wheels. I thought cars, especially race cars, were supposed to have wheels. Sigh. Okay, let’s have a look at what this is all about. Airspeeder Mk3 Overview The […] Original article: Airspeeder Mk3: Meet The World’s First Fly...
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How a $1.6 million supercar clawed its reputation back after the internet debunked its 316 mph speed record

SSC Tuatara. James Lipman/SSC North America SSC North America's $1.6 million Tuatara made three attempts at becoming the world's fastest production car. The first one was disputed and during the second one, the car suffered mechanical problems. It finally pulled off the feat during its third run at 282.9 mph. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It's not often an automaker claims it just broke the record for world's fastest production car. But when the internet calls BS ...
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India-Bound Aprilia Tuono 660 Features Highlighted in New Video

Aprilia?s new middleweight naked motorcycle, the Tuono 660 was officially...
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How Much Does Volkswagen Maintenance Cost On Average?

The average annual repair cost for a Volkswagen is $672, according to RepairPal estimates.2020 and 2021 Volkswagen vehicles come with complimentary maintenance for your first two years of ownership.Extended warranty coverage and prepaid maintenance plans can help with unexpected repairs and routine Volkswagen service fees. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Ever since its famous ad in the 1960s, Volkswagen has made it ...
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Old-School 911 GT3 Vs New-Age McLaren Artura: A Fascinating Clash Of Eras

The 2020s heated up this week with reveals of two polar-opposite supercars, one nudging the combustion era to new heights and the other taking a bold step towards an electrified future. Incredibly, for all their differences, they’re still rivals
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Honda CB350RS vs H’ness CB350 - Differences Explained [Video]

The new Honda CB350RS today made its global debut here in India. Although it is...
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Ford EcoSport To Lose Its Tailgate-Mounted Spare Wheel With New SE Variant

Ford may soon be introducing a new trim of the EcoSport sub-compact SUV in...
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2021 Yamaha YZ450F [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha YZ450F: SuperCross Capable Without Question Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ450F is Yamaha’s most powerful motocross specific bike. Using a 450cc 4-stroke liquid-cooled engine with titanium valves, the bike produces a serious 53 HP and 33 lb-ft of torque. Like the other off-road models in the 2021 lineup, this amount of grunt makes it easily viable for national and international supercross competition. The supercross capabilitie...
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2021 Yamaha XT250 [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha XT250: Built For Fun On & Off The Road Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 XT250 is another notch on the belt for Yamaha Motorcycle’s longest-running, most reliable, most durable, most-insert-your-adjective-here dual-sport motorcycle. First introduced back in 1980, the bike has only gone through two changes, with the latest third-generation bike coming to be in 2008. Basically, it’s Yamaha putting money behind the saying “If it ain’t ...
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2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 vs Honda Hornet 2.0 - Which One to Buy?

Bajaj Auto had pulled the plug on the Pulsar 180 a few years ago. The 180cc...
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2021 Yamaha YZ250F [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha YZ250F: Serious MotoCross From A Serious Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links If the 2021 YZ250 is Yamaha’s entry into professional national motocross, the YZ250F is designed to jump another class up into lower level supercross and pro 4-stroke motocross. Powered by a 250cc 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single cylinder, this beast, along with others in the 2021 Yamaha lineup, is not to be scoffed at on the start line. The supercross capabili...
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2021 Yamaha YZ250 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha YZ250: MotoCross Competition With A Big Engine! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ250 is Yamaha’s entry into professional national motocross. Powered by a 250cc 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, crankcase reed-valve single cylinder, the bike is designed to take a complete thrashing and still win every heat. The no-compromises mentality of the YZ205 shows through with a full suite of competition parts already fitted from Yamaha’s factor...
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2021 Yamaha YZ125 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha YZ125: MotoCross Perfection For The Junior Classes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ125 is the first step into serious competition from Yamaha. Powered by a 125cc 2-stroke, liquid-cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed by the Japanese manufacturer for everything from weekend motocross to national and world class competition. Like other off-road bikes in the 2021 model lineup, the no-compromises mentality of the YZ125 sh...
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2021 Yamaha YZ85 [Model Overview]

MotoCross Perfection For The Junior Classes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The YZ85 is the next step up in Junior Motocross competition gear from Yamaha’s 2021 lineup. Powered by an 85cc 2-stroke, air cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed for the advanced junior rider between the ages 10 and 13 for the 85cc junior class. Japanese sensibilities in terms of competition come through much more in the YZ85 than the YZ65. Like its smaller brother, t...
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2021 Yamaha YZ65 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha YZ65 is the Perfect MotoCross Starter Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ65 is where off-road competition begins for Yamaha Motorcycles. Powered by a 2-stroke, air cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed from the ground up to meet Junior Motocross 65cc class regulations, and is intended for junior riders between 7 and 11. Originally designed for Japanese motocross and some European competition, the YZ65 went global in the ...
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2021 Yamaha Tenere 700 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha Tenere 700 is an Adventure Touring Dream Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha Tenere 700 is a new chapter for Yamaha’s adventure touring model range. The Japanese manufacturer positions this bike as a mid-point between an out-and-out adventure rally racer and a civil, calm street motorcycle. Powered by the same crossplane crankshaft, 689 cc parallel-twin from the 2020 MT-07, sending the dirt flying with 74 HP and 50 lbs-ft o...
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2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT: A Weekend Escape Bike For The Masses Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT is an all-new bike from the engineering wizards in Japan. It is the third generation of the Tracer lineup, and replaces the Tracer 900 and 900GT as the sole offering globally. For the 2021 model year, the Tracer 9 GT improves in almost every department regarding a comfortable and durable sport tourer. Standard equipment now inc...
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India Launch Of Maruti Suzuki Jimny Still Unconfirmed

The Maruti Suzuki Jimny is a much awaited product here in India, but it's...
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2021 Yamaha FJR1300ES [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha FJR1300ES is the Definitive Sport Tourer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha FJR1300ES is a motorcycle that has a legendary reputation in Europe and Japan for its continent-crushing comfort and range. This Japanese-made bike is powered by a 1,298cc inline-four that has been continually developed since the model released in 2001, 142 HP and 102 lb-ft torque is on tap, delivered by an enclosed shaft drive to the rear wheel. T...
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100 Royal Enfield Himalayan Bikes Sold in a Day in Kerala

The Royal Enfield Himalayan made its debut in 2016. Since then, the dual-sport...
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