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First Look: 2012 BMW 650i Convertible

6-series | January 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Detroit – The 650i convertible has been sitting on the floor for half the day and later afternoon the photographers and hangers on cleared out …

2011 NAIAS: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Auto Shows | January 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Detroit – Mercedes-Benz unveiled the 2012 C-Class at this year’s North American International Auto Show. A face-lift of the existing C-Class, it carries the bulk …

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What else is going on at 2011 Detroit Auto Show?

Auto Shows | January 10th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Detroit – Wandering the floor of the North American International Auto Show is a bit of treat before the crowds show up on the weekend. …

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2011 NAIAS: Porsche shows their “Vision” – 918 RSR Racecar

Auto Shows | January 10th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Detroit – Porsche marked its return to the North American International Auto Show with the unveiling of the stunning 918 RSR. Porsche has explained the …

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2012 BMW 1 Series Life Cycle Impulse Changes

1-series, Featured Posts | December 16th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

BMW has announced a series of minor running changes to the 1 Series Coupes and Convertibles sold in the North American market. This should be …

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Editorial: My 135i Wants To Be a Pirate When It Grows Up

1M, Featured Posts | December 10th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

A pirate walks into a bar and says, “Arrrgh, I needs me a drink!” and the bartender replies, “Do you know there’s a steering wheel …

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Ruminations On the 1 Series M

1M, Featured Posts | December 10th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

Here is a collection of thoughts on the 1 Series M: The engine power figures will be disappointing to a large number of enthusiasts. The chassis …

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Editorial: The Newest M Revealed

1M, Featured Posts | December 10th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

We’ve had a sneak peek at BMW’s latest M, the 1 Series M (what happened to the 1M?). While hopefully you’re reading this after the …

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Editorial: The Lane Motor Museum

Interesting | November 28th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

The Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, Tennessee has a Thanksgiving tradition of passing out rides and opening the catacombs (basement). If you’ve never been to …

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Comparison: 1971 DeTomasso Pantera vs. 2008 BMW 135i

Test Drives | November 21st, 2010 by Hugo Becker

As luck would have it, a member of the gang I belong to phoned me late Thursday afternoon asking for a favor. He’d recently been …

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