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BMW's Double Vision

The 560 hp M6 Convertible and all-new 640i Gran Coupe. Plus, adventures near and far: ultimate escapes in Patagonia, Las Vegas's sizzling steak houses and spectacular spas of Istanbul. Also, a modern revival of the ultraexclusive Camaro ZL1, and more.

Photo by Lisa Charles Watson; Styling by Mark Washburn
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Photo by Ted Morrison
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Photo by Michael Scott King
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Photo by Jackie Caradonio
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Photo by Ted Morrison
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Photo by Andrew Rowat
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Photo by Jackie Caradonio
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Photo by Ken Hayden
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Click to see Seven Perfect Steaks A waiter rushes through the dining room carrying a steak, and...
Photo by Denise Truscello
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Photo by Graham Howe
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