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THE LOST ART OF GETTING LOST
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SLOT-CAR SLUMBER PARTY • FORGET #VANLIFE. MEET A LOWERED PORSCHE WITH THE OUTDOORS IN ITS CROSSHAIRS.
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HOW WE GOT HERE • THE WORLD’S FIRST AUTOMOTIVE NAVIGATION SYSTEM POINTED THE WAY TO THE FUTURE.
THE LOST CITY OF FORDLANDIA • CHART A COURSE FOR HENRY FORD’S BIZARRE DYSTOPIAN CITY IN THE AMAZON.
Original Thinking • Henry Ford was the 20th century’s world champion of weird ideas. Not all of them stuck. These did.
TRAIL HOG • HARLEY’S LATEST, THE PAN AMERICA 1250, TACKLES UNPAVED AMERICA.
BEHIND THE BARN DOOR • HOW THE COLLECTOR MARKET TRANSFORMED DERELICTS INTO BURIED TREASURES.
ORIGINAL G • THE HUMBLE YET SPECTACULAR CASIO, UP FOR ANY ADVENTURE.
I KNOW I PUT THEM DOWN RIGHT HERE • THE SCIENCE OF LOSING YOUR CAR KEYS.
FLYING BLIND • FACING THE RALLY IN THE 100 ACRE WOOD WITH PAPER AND A PRAYER.
WHAT WE GAIN BY LOSING OUR WAY • AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES CAN’T MASTER THAT MOST HUMAN QUALITY: THE CAPACITY FOR MISDIRECTION.
STICK AROUND • INSIDE AMERICA’S MOST TREASURED TRANSMISSION.
ESCAPE TO THE VALLEY OF THE GODS • JEEP’S NEW V-8-POWERED WRANGLER RUBICON. SPECTACULARLY SKETCHY UTAH TERRAIN. A LONE DRIVER ON THE EDGE OF SANITY. WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?
HOT RODS OF THE HOLOCENE • Meet the vehicles best adapted to Earth’s varied natural environments, presented in lifelike dioramas.
The Searchers • THE VOLUNTEERS AND VEHICLES THAT COME TO THE RESCUE IN THE WILDS OF MOAB.
END OF THE LINE • HOW VECTOR AEROMOTIVE’S AMBITIOUS, UNEVEN HISTORY WAS RELEGATED TO THE DUMPSTER.
THE DOT AND THE MAP • THE GPS HAS CHANGED OUR LIVES MORE THAN ALMOST ANY OTHER TECHNOLOGY. THIS IS ITS STORY.
THE ROAD TO NOWHERE
LOST IN THE SAHARA • HOW THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER’S SON DURING THE 1982 PARIS-DAKAR RALLY SPARKED AN INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT—AND PUT THE DAKAR ON THE MAP.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY • Eager to relive past glory (and earn some money), carmakers have been building new versions of their classics. Few have reached back quite as far as Bentley.
The Curio • Neither a car nor a stage prop, Aston Martin’s DB5 Goldfinger Continuation is a full-size Corgi toy.
Others to Be Continued • The line between continuation and replica can be a fine one. But the following cars were built under the auspices of the same companies that constructed the originals.
The Re-creation • Ninety percent off the price of an original, this 250 GT SWB replica cost a mere $1.2 million.
Send in the Lawyers • The soaring popularity of continuation cars has inspired a rise in litigation.
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MUD IN THE VEINS • THE NEW DEFENDER IS NOTHING LIKE THE OLD ONE, EXCEPT IN THE ONE WAY IT COUNTS.
Foundation Stock • The old Defender is still the perfect canvas.
Backstory • How a blunt tool became a national treasure.
A Different Way to Camp
Whence It Came • Land Rover Series/Defenders
THE POWER OF 3 • THE NEW BMW M3 ON CALIFORNIA STATE ROUTE 33.
THE UNLIKELY ADVENTURER • THIS ALFA ROMEO GTV 6 IS MEANT FOR OFF-ROAD ANTICS WITH A DASH OF FLAIR.