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The 7 most important cars at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show

2018 Jeep Wrangler, 2017 Los Angeles auto showSwimming pools, movie stars, and lots of brand new cars: that’s Los Angeles in a nutshell. America’s biggest new car market served as the backdrop for more than a dozen new car debuts. With relatively cheap gas and increased consumer interest in high-riding crossovers and SUVs, this year’s show is a reminder that new car buyers want room…
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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor in Depth: More Off-Road Chops Than Most People Need, But, Yee-Haw, Is It Fun!

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The high-velocity, gravity-defying F-150 Raptor is a basically a cousin to a Trophy Truck—a hulking full-on competition pickup used in off-road races. The Raptor melds similarly menacing looks and dominating off-road performance without forfeiting day-to-day practicality. This 10Best Trucks and SUVs winner fits a 5.5-foot bed to an extended SuperCab or a slightly larger four-door SuperCrew. A rip-roaring twin-turbo V-6 belts out 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque; it’s mated to a paddle-shifted 10-speed automatic transmission. The standard all-wheel-drive system includes multiple driving modes, a lockable center differential, and an electronic locking rear differential. Specialized equipment includes a long-travel suspension, beefy racing shocks, oversized all-terrain tires, and protective skidplates. The Raptor’s capability is so great that it has no direct competition, so we’ve compared it with several other conventional pickups, most equipped with far less comprehensive off-road packages. The Raptor may be more truck than most people can ever fully utilize—but, damn, is it a lot of fun! READ MORE ››


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The 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at the 2017 Monterey Auctions, Day 3

The 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at the 2017 Monterey Auctions, Day 310. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita Targa – $  2,860,000 (Mecum Auctions)10. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita Targa – $  2,860,000 (Mecum Auctions)9. 1967 Ferrari 275GTB/4 Berlinetta – $  3,025,000 (RM Sotheby’s)9. 1967 Ferrari 275GTB/4 Berlinetta – $  3,025,000 (RM Sotheby’s)8. 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari – $  3,410,000 (RM Sotheby’s)8. 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari – $  3,410,000 (RM Sotheby’s)6 (tie). 1970 Porsche 908/03 – $  3,575,000 (RM Sotheby’s)6 (tie). 1970 Porsche 908/03 – $  3,575,000 (RM Sotheby’s)6 (tie). 1965 Ferrari 275GTB/6C – $  3,575,000 (RM Sotheby’s)6 (tie). 1965 Ferrari 275GTB/6C – $  3,575,000 (RM Sotheby’s)5. 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari – $  3,795,000 (Mecum Auctions)5. 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari – $  3,795,000 (Mecum Auctions)4. 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider – $  3,850,000 (RM Sotheby’s)4. 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider – $  3,850,000 (RM Sotheby’s)3. 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica – $  5,335,000 (RM Sotheby’s)3. 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica – $  5,335,000 (RM Sotheby’s)2. 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWB Coupe – $  8,305,000 (RM Sotheby’s)2. 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWB Coupe – $  8,305,000 (RM Sotheby’s)1. 1966 Ferrari 275GTB/C – $  14,520,000 (Gooding & Company)1. 1966 Ferrari 275GTB/C – $  14,520,000 (Gooding & Company)
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