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Chris Okula - Contributor

Chris was raised on Top Gear and automotive magazines, which still dominate most of his free time today (he is not a fan of the new TopGear). After he graduated from Desales University, Chris started his career in the pharmaceutical industry, but missed writing which lead him to the creation of his own automotive blog. This blog lead him to work with Road & Track and now as a contributor here at Shifting Lanes. In his free time, Chris is constantly on the popular automotive auction site, Bring a Trailer, as well as Craigslist looking for ways to destroy his savings account and skip student loan payments.

What Do Germans Think Of The Mustang?

Love of the Ford Mustang is now global. Although it’s only been on sale for a short time, the Mustang has had a huge impact on Germany. It turns out the Germans can’t resist cheap horsepower making the Ford Mustang the top selling car in its segment. The 5.0 liter …

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How Did GM Let This Happen?

This weekend while in Wegman’s parking lot I was victimized by a Chevy Cruze. I’m not sure who at GM thought it was a good idea to use reverse lights for anything other than signaling a car is in reverse. But GM cars put in park or responding to any key fob …

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The Flyin’ Miata Validates Your Masculinity

The madmen at Flyin’ Miata are professional Miata surgeons. They’ve been performing surgery on Miatas since the 90s but they’re most recent creation is their best yet. They take a new ND Miata, add a 525bhp 6.2-litre V8, and create the maddest Miata you can buy new today. Enthusiasts can’t leave …

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Would You Mod A V6 Mustang?

Easily overshadowed by its V8 sibling, the V6 Mustang never resonated with enthusiasts. It was down on power and didn’t have the signature V8 rumble associated with its muscle car appearance. Today V6 Mustangs are dirt cheap. They offer an affordable way to own a Rear drive coupe with a …

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