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Manufacturer Spotlight: BMW, airplanes to supercars

The BMW legacy has taken the manufacturer from airplanes to supercars.

With its legacy dating nearly 110 years to manufacturing airplanes, BMW (Bavarian Motor Works) is renowned for its luxury vehicles that provide a unique combination of driving pleasure and performance. It took 18 years after BMW began in Munich, Germany as Bayerische Motoren Werke AG for the company to transition from airplanes to cars. The …

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Manufacturer Spotlight: McLaren, the elegant supercar

McLaren is the elegant supercar.

Lightweight, fast and British is the most succinct way to define McLaren. But the supercar is much more. Conceived with the passion of Formula 1 driver Bruce McLaren from New Zealand, the exclusive and powerful coupe represents innovation at its stealth best. While enduring financial catastrophe and design issues since its arrival in 1963, McLaren’s …

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata: One size fits all for iconic roadster

zda MX-5 Miata continues the two-seat roadster's impressive tradition.

The tall, lanky guy getting into the car parked next to mine contorted his frame into a 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. I unfolded my body to exit another MX-5, the same year and color. Both vehicle’s rag tops were down. “You’re a tall guy for a small car,” I said during the parking lot exchange. …

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Top roadster keeps getting better

zda MX-5 Miata continues the two-seat roadster's impressive tradition.

In April this year, worldwide sales of the Mazda MX-5 Miata surpassed one million since the two-seat roadster debuted in 1989. The 2017 MX-5 Miata continues the tradition of the little sports car that can. The MX-5 Miata was re-designed for 2016, but exterior and interior tweaks for 2017 keep the roadster’s current competitors (including …

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