Motorsports: The 16th annual Rallye National du Laragnais
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Motorsports: The 16th annual Rallye National du Laragnais

Held annually, the Rallye National du Laragnais takes place on closed public roads that are narrow, fast-paced and very windy. Continue reading

Looking back: Assorted pictures from 2014
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Looking back: Assorted pictures from 2014

To end the year, we’ve compiled a gallery of pictures that took in 2014 and didn’t publish for a number of reasons. Continue reading

Ran When Parked visits Japan
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Ran When Parked visits Japan

Work recently took us to Japan, the land of Wasabi Cars, Japanese Nostalgic Car and, of course, Tomica models. Having never been to Japan before, we decided to take a couple of well-deserved days off in order to do some sight-seeing in and around Tokyo. Domestic automakers indisputably rule the market in rural areas of … Continue reading

25 years ago: Audi introduces TDI turbodiesel engine
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25 years ago: Audi introduces TDI turbodiesel engine

Audi is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) diesel-burning engine. The TDI mill was introduced to the public under the hood of the Audi 100 (pictured) at the 1989 edition of the Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi was not the first manufacturer to offer a direct-injected turbodiesel engine – that honor goes … Continue reading