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The Mazda MX-5, when it was unveiled in February 1989, struck a chord with both press and public audiences alike. It proved so popular, in fact, that 11 years later it was awarded the heady title of the world’s best-selling two-seat sports car by Guinness World Records.[Read more…] about Automotive Reincarnations: MG MGB Roadster and Mazda MX-5
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A grand tourer, by definition, is a high-performance luxury car that can effortlessly cover vast distances at speed. Unsurprisingly, as a result, many GT manufacturers have adopted technologies that can ease the process of driving a high-performance car for extended periods.
Enthusiasts were wary when the Elise SC arrived in 2008. After all, the svelte Lotus had always been about lightness, purity and immediate response – yet the SC variant, for the first time in the Elise’s history, eschewed natural aspiration for supercharging. Continue reading >>>