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  1. Corum recently tackled a tricky engineering challenge and, in the process, produced the Corum Ti-Bridge ( www.corum.ch ), a contemporary watch with a robust movement inspired by the famous Golden...
  2. For many riders, Italian superbike is synonymous with Ducati. But the 2010 Aprilia RSV4 Factory ( www.apriliausa.com ) promises to change minds—and turn heads. The $21,000 superbike weighs less than...
  3. At Porsche, a marque that has been building variations on the same 911 model year after year for nearly five decades, history tends to repeat. But no true car enthusiast would ever complain about...
  4. Driving on Las Vegas Boulevard in the 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport—the roadster version of the French automaker’s record-breaking supercar—I find it impossible to ignore the camera flashes,...
  5. At some point after his retirement from baseball, Joe DiMaggio made it a stipulation that he always be introduced at public appearances as the “greatest living ballplayer.” Fans of his Boston Red Sox...
  6. In the early 1950s, automobile designer Howard “Dutch” Darrin began imagining a new sports car in his studio in Hollywood, Calif. He sold the design, which featured doors that flipped open sideways...
  7. The Porsche 911 Turbo has nothing to prove in the world of ultimate performance cars. Its introduction to the U.S. market in 1976—known then as the Porsche 930—made a splash with the “whale tail”...
  8. Known as the Skyline in its native Japan, the legendary GT-R sports car alters the meaning of "bang for your buck." For starters, it has lapped the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 29...
  9. After more than a half-century, the gullwing doors are back. Officially called the 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the new gullwing is an obvious throwback to the 1955 300SL. But the SLS AMG also...
  10. The 2011 Lexus LFA is an extreme sports car that completely shatters the Japanese automaker's discreet and conservative luxury car mold. But without historical cues on which to draw, Lexus designers...

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