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    997 turbo review - Dan Neil

    http://www.latimes.com/classified/au...?track=tothtml


    an entertaining 'murikan automotive journalist.


    enjoy, critique...

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    good read... I'd still like to see that Road and Track Compo...
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    Our closest answer to Jeremy Clarkson (next to John Philips III of Car and Driver, and Erza Dyer of Automobile Magazine - hey, there's three of 'em, how about US Top Gear then?), and another reason why he won a Pulitzer. Bravo.

    Combined with Porsche's revised variable-valve timing (VarioCam) — and a host of exotic engine upgrades and cybernetic engine systems such to make your local ASE-certified mechanic want to hang himself from his lift
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    Great article, well written
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    ^Yep. Very clearly written - like it.
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    Excellent read.

    Now if I sell my house and live in the car, I think I can buy one.

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    John Phillips, man- his New Zealand journey had me on the floor for days. I don't know why, it just stuck a chord with me. It's the second oldest C/D I still have.

    Even though Top Gear soured me on magazines like C/D in general, I still have a huge amount of respect for J.P... someone has said its almost as if he belongs in a different magazine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3Colin
    John Phillips, man- his New Zealand journey had me on the floor for days. I don't know why, it just stuck a chord with me. It's the second oldest C/D I still have.

    Even though Top Gear soured me on magazines like C/D in general, I still have a huge amount of respect for J.P... someone has said its almost as if he belongs in a different magazine.
    I believe the Best Letter for Sept. put it aptly: "as out of place as a eunuch at a Viagra convention."

    Oh, and if you thought the NZ article was funny (which it was), his trip to Iceland in a Toyota Land Cruiser is sheer genius.
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