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    Editor-at-Large for DRIVETRIBE. My job is simply to describe driving the most exciting cars on the planet. And yes, I use the word ‘job’ very loosely…

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    Editor-at-Large for DRIVETRIBE. My job is simply to describe driving the most exciting cars on the planet. And yes, I use the word ‘job’ very loosely…

    WWW.DRIVETRIBE.COM

    2 days ago

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    Are manual gearboxes worth saving? THE BIG DEBATE

    We've driven the new 911 GT3 this week, which can once again be had with a manual gearbox, but are three-pedal cars worth saving?

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    • I've only been driving manual for 2 years now, and I don't ever want to go back to automatic. I deliver pizzas with my 6-speed manual GTI, and I have a blast most of the time operatingRead more
      1 hour ago
    • Doesn't matter what any of us thinks. Go ask in a Mercedes or BMW dealer here in the UK. Same answer from both, 95% of new car sales are Autos. RIP Manual
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    3 days ago

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    Porsche 911 GT3 (2017) video review

    In part 1 of our review of the new 493bhp Porsche 911 GT3, we test the hardcore supercar on track at Anglesey race circuit. Cue much drifting…

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    • Perfect review! Best driver out of all the testers I have seen taking this on track as well. Don't change how you do it...Gt3 ordered in Manual
      14 hours ago
    • Jethro, great video as always! Been a big fan since your EVO days. Will you declare this as the best GT3 ever in terms of chassis balance and body control? The 4.0 sounds absolutelyRead more
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    4 days ago

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    Does the Nürburgring matter? THE BIG DEBATE

    This week the Civic Type R set a new front-drive record at the 'Ring. Which reignited arguments about lap times, relevancy to road cars, the lot…

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    • It's iconic and like yeast to a good beer!!
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    • it is as important as mpg given by the factory.
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    9 days ago

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    The D_TRB GARAGE: Porsche 911

    Time to introduce you all to my dearly beloved: a 150,000-mile, 996-generation #Porsche #911

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    • This film was extremely inconvenient for those of us hoping 996 prices wouldn't rocket. Consequently I had to go out on Thursday and buy one before being able to share this. I hopeRead more
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    • Here she is!
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    10 days ago

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    GS F has considerable parts, but manages to be more than the sum of them. One of those cars that just works. Proper character.

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    2 days ago

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    Porsche 911 GT3: bring the noise

    Turn up the volume on your speakers, your headphones, whatever it may be, and listen to us mercilessly rag the new 911 GT3 around our track…

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    3 days ago

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    Porsche 911 GT3 (2017) review

    A facelift to be forgotten? Or a proper step forward and a car to scare 911 GT3 RS and 911 R owners? It's time to drive the new 493bhp Porsche 911 GT3

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    • Can't wait for part 2. I've actually refreshed YT and D_TRB way too many times. No pressure though ;-)
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    • Would you recommend this as a track car or would the rs be a better car for the job? Also, do I spec this with the carbon ceramics or steel brakes for track use?
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    6 days ago

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    Great little snippets from the main man.

    6 days ago

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    The pacemaker: Part 2

    In the second part of our interview with Herr Lange, we talk cornering, driving against the front axle and how the 911 just keeps getting better.

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    10 days ago

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    Proud of my work today. Any guesses? P.S. The GS F might throw you off the scent…

    10 days ago

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    The DRIVETRIBE team is on track today with three super-saloons for our next series of group test videos, and this is the fine work of our Editor-at-Large Jethro Bovingdon. Many, many points if you can guess the tyre, or even the car…

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    18 days ago

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    Some pretty cool stuff in here. Not happy about the lions in cages, though. Wall scraping fly-bys are fantastic.

    3 months ago

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    WHAT I SAW IN 2 WEEKS AT EBISU CIRCUIT

    In this videos you'll see through my eyes what I saw in 2 weeks in Ebisu Circuit, in my last trip do Japan.

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