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Miles Branman

Miles Branman developed a passion for cars early on thanks to a neighbor’s collection of rare and exotic vehicles. What grew into an obsession with performance and design drove Miles to automotive journalism and grassroots racing. Since 2011, Miles has produced and edited content for his own site and channels. He has also contributed to  Robb Report, Digital Trends, Gear Patrol, and 'Coast Magazine.' Current vehicles in Miles’ fleet include an E36 M3, FZJ80 Land Cruiser, NA Miata race car, and Kawasaki ER-6N. See more of Miles work at:

Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD Review

Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD Review: A Throwback Supercar

We take the Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD to the track to see if this rear-drive supercar can handle modern performance driving with analog equipment.
Ferrari 812 Superfast Review

Ferrari 812 Superfast Review: A Down-To-Earth Supercar

We sample the front-engine, rear-drive, V12-powered Ferrari 812 Superfast. In short, it's no disappointment.
2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet Review

2022 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet Review: Still The Sports Car Icon

Automotive performance looks very different today than it did when the 911 first greeted the world, yet the Porsche 911 Carrera remains a sports car icon.
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The Lincoln Aviator Black Label is a Serene Setting to Witness California’s Ashen Tears

We spend some time in the Lincoln Aviator Black Label, appreciating its serenity amidst the grim setting of California's worst recorded wildfires.
Rolls-Royce Ghost Reveal

The All-New Rolls-Royce Ghost Beckons New Buyers with Dazzling Details and Minimalist Design

After 11 years in production, Rolls-Royce has finally revealed the next generation of its "entry level" Ghost luxury sedan.
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Don’t Babymoon on a Beach, Take a 3,000-mile Western Road Trip Instead

Rather than spending our babymoon on a beach, we took a 3,000-mile road trip through the western U.S., visiting national parks and making memories.
Ford Ranger FX2

The Two-Wheel Drive Ford Ranger FX2 is All You Need to Play Off-Road

We take Ford's rear-wheel drive Ranger pickup with the FX2 off-road package to one of our favorite trails to test its capability.
Ferrari’s F8 Spider

A Trip in Ferrari’s F8 Spider to Malibu, California is the Ultimate Destination Detox

We take Ferrari's all-new F8 Spider on a getaway to Malibu, California to relieve ourselves of quarantine woes.
Lightforce LED Driving Lights + White Knuckle Off-Road Sliders

White Knuckle Rock Sliders and LightForce Driving Lights Let You Overland Deeper and with More Confidence

We test a set of LightForce Venom LED driving lights and White Knuckle Off Road rock sliders to see how they further our overland adventures.
2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Label review

Your Next Escape is Anywhere, as Long as You’re Driving a 2022 Rolls-Royce Cullinan

We spend a week with the 2022 Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Badge, finding it to be a refuge on wheels and a willing adventure companion.
2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe

The Porsche Cayenne Coupe is an Adventure Vehicle in Convincing Camouflage

We take the Cayenne Coupe - Porsche's first coupe-design midsize SUV - around town to show its glitz, then off-road to show its surprising capability.
2020 Maserati Quattroporte GTS Review

There’s No Such Thing as an Average Day of Maserati Ownership (2022 Review)

2021 Maserati Quattroporte GTS owners don't know the meaning of average, which makes all the difference during these trying times.
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63

Imagine Growing Up in the Back of a 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63

After spending your childhood in the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4Matic+, it will be hard to beat the experience of luxury, technology, and safety later in life.
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The Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder Is the Sound of Fury in a Quieting World

After driving the Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder and its naturally aspirated V10, the future of silent alternative energy transportation sounds bleak.
2020 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport Review

It’s Easy to Practice Social Distancing With a 400-Horsepower Coupe

The 2020 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 AWD has nothing to do with social distancing, but to the clever, it is an effective tool for restricting hazardous mingling.
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The 5 Best Car Movies of All Time

With so much of our lives impacted by cars, it only makes sense that there have been some fantastic movies made about them. If asked to refine the long list of car movies down to just five favorites, these would be our picks.
Lance Camper Altimeter

Lance Camper Altimeter Review: Overlanding Doesn’t Get More Luxurious

Think overlanding means a tricked-out truck with meaty tires, spotlights, and a rooftop tent? That won’t prepare you for Lance Camper’s one-off Altimeter.
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The Lavish BMW X7 M50i Is a Reminder to Enjoy the Journey

On a weekend getaway to Santa Barbara, CA at the helm of BMW's lavish X7 M50i SUV we are reminded to enjoy the journey, not just the destination.
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Métier Studio Apparel Weaves the Story of a Racer into Every Stitch

Metier Studio Apparel is a Portland, Oregon-based clothing brand that tells stories with its pieces. We catch up with co-founders Kevin Swartout and Trevor Baek to see what makes their label unique.
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The Challenger Hellcat Redeye Is Absolute Power That Corrupts Absolutely

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody is a 797-horsepower classic muscle car that will corrupt even the most upright individual.

Why You Need MaxTrax Recovery Boards to Keep the Adventure Alive

When life calls for an adventure, the last thing you want is to be stranded. In these moments, it's best to bring along recovery gear like the MaxTrax MkII boards to get you back on the right track.
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Audi’s Right-Sized Q3 SUV Helps Us Fall For New England

We take Audi's 2020 Q3 SUV on a tour of Boston, load it with bags and people, then journey to New Jersey in time for Thanksgiving dinner.
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5 Vehicle Reveals We Can’t Wait to See at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

The 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show is going to be a big one. The event will host over 65 new vehicles, including 25 world debuts.
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Stop Fantasizing: The Toyota Supra is Better Than Its Own Advertisements

Sports car ads are formulaic, but effective: a striking form slides around corners with protesting tires, darts between obstacles in remarkably light traffic, and blasts by the camera at redline. Can the 2020 Toyota GR Supra fulfill these fantasies as well as practical needs?
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To Find Beauty In Yosemite, Just Whip Out Your (Honda) Passport

Honda loans us the 2019 Passport to explore the gorgeous Yosemite Valley. A hike to Vernal Falls and a stay at the luxurious Auto Camp facility rounds out a perfect visit to one of America's most stunning locations.
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Why Mental Health Matters (and Why It’s Time to Change Our Perspective)

We can’t expect to eat whatever we want, avoid exercise, and stay in shape. How, then, can we expect to manage constant stress or depression without tending to our mental health?
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Why an Emotional Support Animal Is So Beneficial (and How to Qualify)

Caring for a living creature is immensely rewarding, but it can also be an effective form of therapy for those suffering emotional ailments. If you are looking to get an emotional support animal, there are plenty of things you'll need to know beforehand.
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Kia Telluride Is the Perfect Road Tripper for All Two- and Four-Legged Friends

The upcoming release from Kia will have you thinking about wanting to get another dog sooner rather than later, because you can.
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Ducati 959 Panigale Superbike Review

The new Ducati 959 Panigale is an ideal introduction to the world of superbikes. Accomplished and developing riders alike will appreciate the bike's fast-revving L-twin motor and refined handling. Our review also gives us the chance to test out Dainese's latest safety and performance gear.
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The 2022 Jeep Gladiator Helped Me Rediscover Fun Outdoors

It's been a while since Jeep has had a pickup in their lineup. Now, they've brought it back in the form of the 2022 Jeep Gladiator. Here's how it drives.
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2019 Roush Stage 3 Mustang: A 2022 Review

With over 50 years experience modifying Ford vehicles, Roush has developed three stages of “pump” for the 2019 Mustang GT. In our 2022 review, we decided to test the most extreme "Stage 3" setup, delivering 710 horsepower.
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2021 Bentley Continental GT Review: Perfection From Imperfection

The 2021 Continental GT is a brilliant reminder that humanity’s flaws shouldn’t be obscured. By embracing the imperfect art of craftsmanship, Bentley has created a vehicle that exceeds even our most polished pretenses.
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Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder Review

The Huracan Performante Spyder is every bit as weaponized as its fixed-roof counterpart, but removes any baffle between the car's 5.2-liter V10 engine note and passenger ears. Driving it is like having your own personal anger translator made famous from 'Key & Peele.'
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2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 Review

Relatively small production and steep pricing compared to Mercedes-Benz’s other SUVs make the 2019 G-Class (especially the range-topping G63) a natural fit for the famous and famously rich.
Rhino Rack Batwing Awning

Take Shelter Wherever You Roam With Rhino Rack’s Batwing Awning

Hiding in your tent every time you want a reprieve from the sun, wind, or rain while camping can get old quick, which is why retractable awnings like the Rhino Rack Batwing have become popular. Here's our test of the new Batwing during a weekend camping trip.
Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT Tire Review

These Off-Road Tires Are an Overlander’s Best Friend

Cooper's new Discoverer AT3 XLT squares up against BFGoodrich’s K02s as an aggressive all-terrain tire with an even higher tread life rating and comfort-oriented engineering.
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7 Best Muscle Cars of All Time

It makes sense why muscle cars caught on in the mid-20th century, and why Americans still gravitate towards these tire-thrashing heroes. The seven best muscle cars of all time fulfill our desire to harness power and make a show of it.
2019 BMW M850i xDrive

2019 BMW M850i xDrive Review

BMW has been out of the grand touring game for some time but the rebirth of the 8 Series gives the brand an aspirational model it so desperately needs. Read on for our first impressions of the M850i xDrive.
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The 2022 McLaren 570S Spider Offers More Than Just Mind-Blowing Stats

The 2022 McLaren 570S Spider is a 562-horsepower convertible, yet it's what the numbers can't tell you about this dazzling supercar that makes it a driver's delight.
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How to Rent an Awesome Ride For Your Wedding

The list of to do’s when planning a wedding is almost overwhelming, but not all have to be daunting. While not as important as a well-tailored suit or dazzling dress, the getaway car and/or honeymoon transportation is an opportunity to show some class.
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5 Coolest Reveals at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

The 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show is packed with high profile reveals and fun surprises. We’ve picked through the list of debuts to recap five models — some production-bound, some in concept form — that leave us excited for the next few years, including vehicles from Porsche, Rivian, Jeep, Audi, and Mazda.
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The Africa Twin Adventure Sports Motorcycle Will Redeem All Your Routine Weekends

Following the reintroduction of the Africa Twin nameplate in 2016, Honda issued a series of changes for the bike’s 30th anniversary. Busting out like its Friday at 5 p.m., the 2018 Africa Twin Adventure Sports trim surges through dirt and gravel, leaving the weekday woes in its wake.
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How to Maximize Your Mini-Moon

What is a mini-moon? It’s the abridged version of a honeymoon. A mini-moon offers enough time away with your significant other to relax, indulge, and have fun without going overboard with activities or planning. Here are a few mini-moon ideas to help maximize your relaxation.
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Pirelli’s P Zero Performance Tires Uncover the Potential of a Daily Driver

What can a fresh set of Pirelli's new P Zero Ross Asimmetrico tires do to the performance of our high-mileage BMW M3 in wet and dry conditions?
Acura NSX

2017 Acura NSX Review: Is It a Super Car?

The 2017 Acura NSX has the performance and price of a supercar, but does it have the wow-factor? To find out, we gauged the reactions of everyday observers.
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Our Favorite Pieces of Gear in the Stylish Lineup of Dainese Motorcycle Gear

Few brands have made as significant an impact on motorcycle safety as Dainese. In addition to its innovative motorsport gear, the company offers a range of stylish apparel — jackets, boots, gloves, and more — to break the stigma that safety has to look dorky.
Ferrari Monza SP1

Ferrari Is Seriously Going to Build 2 Windshield-Less V12 Supercars

Ferrari has revealed a pair of open-top, windshield-less production cars that are powered by V12 engines and will sell for $2 Million. The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 represent a modern take on classic 750 and 860 Monza racers.
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Zagato Celebrates 100 Years with a Pair of Bespoke Aston Martins

In 2019, legendary Italian design house Zagato celebrates its centenary. For 58 of those hundred years, Aston Martin and Zagato have partnered on a number of vehicles. To commemorate this collaboration, Zagato and Aston Martin are releasing the DBZ Collection of cars, including the DB4 GT and DBS GT.
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Everything We Know About Ram’s New Midsize Truck

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed at the company’s five-year planning meeting that a new midsize pickup will enter production in 2021. The truck will compete against Toyota's Tacoma and Chevy's Colorado.
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Kia’s Range-Topping Telluride SUV Debuts as a Ranch-Ready Concept

Disguised as a thinly veiled concept, the Telluride SUV stepped into the spotlight at this year’s New York Fashion Week. Looking just as muscular as the Telluride concept from a couple years back, the adventure-ready model we’re seeing today will be a handsome addition to brand’s growing SUV portfolio.