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Porsche’s First Car Found After Being Left In A Shed For 112 Years

The first Porsche ever built has been untouched since 1902. Officially called the Egger-Lohner C.2 Phaeton, this electric car from 1898 has ‘P1’ engraved onto all of the key components standing for Porsche 1, done by the then 23-years old Ferdinand Porsche himself.

Modern take on the late 90s well-mutated GT1 sportscars with the venerable GT350R as my muse.

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Jalopnik: Top Gear’s Richard Hammond Drove Me Around New York In His Taxi Cab

When they aren’t filming the international super hit Top Gear, hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond take some time to work on their own projects. In Hammond’s case, it seems those projects involve putting himself through immense levels of stress for Crash Course, his program for BBC America where he has a matter of days to master some of the most intense jobs in America.

He just seems to enjoy a good challenge. And he got one when I joined him in an unairconditioned Manhattan taxi on a blistering July day.

This is our exclusive behind-the-scenes look at The Hamster’s new show…

Click through for the full interview.

Richard Hammond’s Crash Course premieres tonight, October 22, 2012 at 10/9c on BBC America

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The New Ferrari California T

The Ferrari California T is the first turbo charged Ferrari since the F40. It will be up to ft-lbs of torque and have 560 hp. The more powerful twin turbo V8 will get the California T from 0-62 mph in 3.6s. Despite the impressive improvements in performance the California T use 15% less fuel than its predecessor. 

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