One Lap of the Web: Jaguar F-Type, Baja 1000 and how the Mustang became BossFri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700
We spend a lot of time on the Internet -- pretty much whenever we're not driving, writing about or working on cars. Since there's more out there than we'd ever be able to cover, here's our daily digest of car stuff on the Web you may not otherwise have heard about.
-- Silodrome reminds us of a 1995 documentary called "Dust to Glory" on the Baja 1000 desert race. Sure, it's an hour and 40 minutes long, but it's Friday. What else were you going to do at work today?
-- Love the new Jaguar F-Type? Motor Authority is building a different configuration each day for 30 days, and their most recent compares two ideals for the "Ultimate" F-Type -- one minimalist, one all-out. Spoiler alert: The all-out model stickers over $111,000 ...
-- Kind of offensive and damn funny, The Smoking Tire points us toward a remix of the classic "I love what you do for me, Toyota" ad campaign involving warlords and their truck of choice.
-- Alan Franklin at Petrolicious looks at How the Mustang Became Boss, including a 3-year-old's perspective of hard acceleration in dad's muscle Ford.
-- Check out the trailer for a new series called American Detours, in which our friend Jeff Glucker of Hooniverse fame puts classic cars on classic roads for a bit of video magic.
By Autoweek Editors