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Using advanced materials to reduce weight, the 2017 F-Series Super Duty pickup truck and chassis cab features all-new, segment-exclusive smart technologies to help increase customer productivity, comfort and convenience. The backbone is a [ … ]

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Classic, simple and understated. Mine's shop exterior isn't much different than the monster vehicles it produces within.

Mine’s doesn’t do flashy. Its demo cars seem to have very few outward modifications. Yet they’re stupidly fast [ … ]

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Imagine the cleanest workshop you've ever seen. Now imagine it even cleaner. And full of awesome Honda race cars. That’s Spoon Type One.

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It’s a long way from the deserted country roads of Kazuhiko "Smokey" Nagata’s rural Hokkaido hometown to industrial Chiba in Tokyo’s west end, but it’s a journey he’s managed with ease. Perhaps beca [ … ]

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It may be hard to believe, but Power House Amuse started out in 1990 as a wheel specialist “no larger than a ramen shop.” Obviously it’s a bit bigger now, both in fame and floor space. With worldwide recognition and [ … ]

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Isami Amemiya (Ama-san, as he’s known by in Japan) has always been a bit... different. His first car was a Subaru 360, yet in 1974 he founded the most famous rotary tuning shop on the planet: RE Amemiya.

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There are two cars I have dreamed of owning: the Nissan 300ZX and the Nissan R32 Skyline GT-R. This dream came true in 2014 – the first year a U.S. citizen could legally import and register the R32 Skyline (as my friend Je [ … ]

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