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Relive the Glory Days of Le Mans With This 1958 Aston Martin DBR2 Recreation

Introduced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1957, the DBR2 numbers only two examples of the breed. Even though it didn’t enjoy the success of the DBR1 on which it’s based, the open-top sports racing car is very desirable because of its rarity, prompting small companies to come up with replicas.
But chassis number TAD 645 isn’t your typical replica. The selling vendor – Fantasy Junction – refers to the vehicle as a recreation thanks to a three-year reconstruction headed by Team Surtees constructor Bob Egginton. What’s more, the DBR2 received the blessing of Aston Martin Works head Kingsley Riding-Felce as well as authentic components to ensure period correctness.

“Upon completion, the car received FIA papers in September 2000 and participated in the 2001 Goodwood Revival.” Imported to the United States in 2003, the DBR2 is titled as a 1958 Aston Martin for road use with a horn,

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2021 Toyota Land Cruiser Sales Pick Up Stateside Over Imminent Discontinuation

What started out as a utilitarian 4×4 evolved into a comfort-oriented overlander in the 1960s. Fast forward to the present day, and the Land Cruiser is the most expensive Toyota available to order in the U.S.
$85,565 excluding destination charge is a lot of money for a full-size SUV if you compare the J200 series to domestic alternatives from Chevrolet and Ford, but then again, Toyota knows that it’s worth every dollar. In addition to a quad-cam V8 engine that won’t leave you stranded on the side of the road, the Land Cruiser is luxurious in the proper sense of the word. Also worthy of note, the gentle giant is over-the-top capable off-road.

Another explanation for the asking price comes in the guise of the options list. To be more specific, there are no extras other than a rear-seat entertainment system and the Heritage Edition. The Land Cruiser is loaded

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Shelby GT500 Races the TFL Ram TRX, Result Is Not What You Would Expect

They’ve brought a very serious contender for the Ram TRX. We’re looking at a Shelby GT500. Yes, a supercharged, 5.2-liter V8-powered muscle car. The Shelby GT500 is an amazing machine in every sense, and it brings 760 horsepower to the table and a maximum torque of 625 lb-ft (847 Nm). A dual-clutch, 7-speed automatic gearbox is in place, but given the cold weather outside, the GT500 is facing a huge challenge, due to it having rear-wheel-drive.

In the other corner, the Ram TRX, albeit some 2100 lbs (952 kg) heavier than the GT500, has the benefit of using an all-wheel-drive setup. The TRX’s engine is also slightly larger, at 6.2-liters. So, even though the Ram TRX only has 702 horsepower, it does come with more torque – 650 lb-ft (881 Nm) to be more specific. If this was a race down the drag strip, on the quarter-mile (402 m),

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$265k Bowlus Terra Firma Trailer Is a Pet-Friendly Luxury Hotel on Wheels

Almost nine decades ago, Hawley Bowlus was an accomplished designer, aerospace engineer, and the builder of the legendary Spirit of St. Louis aircraft. Additionally, he was the creator of the original Bowlus Road Chief luxury trailer – an aerodynamically-shaped camper with a polished aluminum body.
Today, modern Road Chiefs are being equally lightweight but also a bit larger than an original Bowlus; the tradition is kept, but also adapted to contemporary standards. And the shiny premium metal houses on wheels have just welcomed a new member into the family – the Bowlus Terra Firma.

It’s a play upon known words, as the company took its Bowlus Endless Highways Performance Edition and instilled even more features so the owner can “seek the simplicity and solitude of off-grid and enjoy the thrill of exploration.” Better yet, the pets can also be taken along and will be treated just as well

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Android Auto Patch for Samsung Galaxy S21 Currently in the Works

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 is currently the best phone you can get from the South Korean company, and since it’s powered by Android 11, it obviously offers Android Auto support too, both wired and wireless.

But as some of the first people who purchased the Galaxy S21 figured out the hard way, the experience with Android Auto on this new Samsung smartphone isn’t as refined as you’d expect it to be.

And it’s all because Android Auto just doesn’t fire up when connecting a Galaxy S21 to the head unit in the car, thus making it impossible to use the app even when a genuine cable is being used.

As we told you not a long time ago, Google was already investigating the problem, but now the search giant is back to confirm the Android Auto team is working on the whole thing, yet it needs more information on the

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2022 Renault Duster Oroch Rendered With Contemporary Design Cues

The cargo area isn’t going to impress you either at 1.35 meters or 4.4 feet in length and a payload rating of 680 kilograms or 1,499 pounds. For reference, the Ford Ranger offers a 5-foot (1.52-meter) bed for the SuperCrew body style and up to 1,860 pounds (843.6 kilograms) of payload.

Be that as it may, the Duster Oroch doesn’t feature a ladder-frame chassis or a forced-fed engine with low-end torque. Renault has developed it with cost-sensitive customers in mind, which is why the most Spartan configuration is available to order from 82,490 reais or $15,360 at current exchange rates. The mid-sized Ranger in XL trim with the Single Cab, by comparison, kicks off at 154,090 reais or roughly $28,690 in the Brazilian market.

The biggest problem of the Duster Oroch, however, is the antiquated styling based on the previous generation of the Duster crossover. Fret not, however, because 2022

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