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2022 Nissan Z Proto Spec

Four Hours with Mike & Martha: Sharing the 2023 Nissan Z with my First Grade Teacher and “Mr. Z” Himself

Heritage is an interesting concept in the automotive world. Some brands cling to it, specific models over the years have embraced it – well or to a fault – and other makes and models are all about looking ahead. The 2023 Nissan Z aims to fit squarely in the middle, with the press release claiming it’s …

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2023 Cadillac Escalade V with drag queens

2023 Cadillac Escalade V Review: Break ‘Em Off Something Proper Like a Real Show Stopper

There are certain cars in this business that come close to being perfect. This one is the perfect family crossover, that one is the perfect sport sedan. You know the type. And then there are others that are imperfect, sometimes in a bad way and sometimes in a this-has-an-abundance-of-character way. The 2023 Cadillac Escalade V …

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2022 Genesis G80 Sayville NY

The 2022 Genesis G80 Was the Conduit to a Magical Vacation

Car enthusiasts are the way they are for a variety of reasons. I’m big on the driving experience and the visceral sensations you get behind the wheel of something that is just so damn good. But cars are also memory-making machines, either solo or with those special to you. And that’s where this 2022 Genesis …

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Rainbow Road Trackcross Lexus GS-F

May’s ‘Rainbow Road’ Trackcross Brought 65 LGBTQ and Allied Drivers Together to Compete on Track

This article’s been a long time coming, and I finally have a few minutes to pull it together. Following the success of last year’s Rainbow Road Trackcross, we booked Summit Point Motorsports Park not once, but twice for events this year. Our first trackcross weekend of 2022 took place over Mothers’ Day weekend in May …

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Casey with 1958 Edsel Bermuda

Chasing My White Whale: Buying My 1958 Edsel Bermuda After 15 Years

When you’re a little kid it’s easy to lay claim to things as yours without really owning them. Calling dibs and whatnot. Saying that you have something when in reality it’s just your parents’, brother’s, or friend’s. We’ve all done it. It’s a sense of ownership that we feel, but that sense is also that …

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2021 Jaguar F-Pace R-Dynamic Bluefire Blue

Bringing a Jaguar F-Pace Home Was My ‘Hey Look Ma, I Made It’ Moment

In the time I’ve been reviewing new cars, there have been ostensibly cooler, faster, more expensive, and more interesting cars pass through my hands than yet another midsize sport-utility. And my parents, despite their last ride in whatever I was driving being a 668 horsepower stick-shift Cadillac, have never been so excited as when I …

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NC Miata Tail of the Dragon

My First Pride at the Dragon: New Friendships, Great Roads, and a Whole Lot of Luck

When vacationing far from home in a 14 year-old car, it generally pays to have a contingency plan if things go sideways. Doubly so if the trip in question is to the utterly cell-serviceless, achingly beautiful, and impossibly twisty roads in and around Deals Gap, home of the Tail of the Dragon. I have known …

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Pride at the Dragon Toyota Supra

Pride at the Dragon Highlighted the Importance of ‘Finding Your Tribe,’ on Back Roads in the Woods

No matter who you are, how you identify, everyone is at their best when they have a community of others with similar interests to connect with. I think anyone who’s been “othered” before feels this intensely, and those of us who are both queer and car enthusiasts occasionally find those two identities at odds with …

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