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    Icon Bronco dissected in detail
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    The crew from Cool Hunting finally got around to stopping by the Icon headquarters for a little chat with founder Jonathan Ward. The man has made a name for himself by crafting some of the most detail-oriented interpretations of classic cars on the planet. The Icon Bronco features all of the vintage style of a late '60s SUV with a hand-built frame, ...

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    Watch a mini-doc on the amazing Icon Bronco
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    We've had the good fortune of getting up close and personal with quite a few of Icon 4x4's creations, from their off-road wares like the CJ3B and FJ line to one-off restomod hot rods like their Derelict '52 Chevy. While few people may be able to afford the company's offerings, the creativity and thought that goes into each of their vehicles is something ...

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    Jonathon Ward talks about his Icon Derelicts in latest eGarage video
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    There are very few things that get the unanimous approval of everyone here at Autoblog. One of them is Icon 4x4, which makes impossibly expensive yet worth-every-penny reimaginings of history's best off-roaders. For this year's SEMA Show, Icon debuted something new that had nothing to do with off-roading, yet still had our whole team ...

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    Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle 2 debuts, someone called the cops
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    We all know sideways is slow. Kicking the tail out and sending the rear tires blazing may take a heaping helping of skill, but it won't win you any races. That doesn't make it any less awesome, however. Icon has gone through the trouble of crafting yet another drift battle between motorcycle and car, and this time, two specially built Triumph Speed ...

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    Icon Derelict 1952 Chevrolet Business Coupe looks even cooler in the flesh
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    Icon was kind enough to roll out two vehicles at SEMA 2011 including the company's latest Derelict project. We found this 1952 Chevrolet Business Coupe is a welcome sight among the flashy, polished-to-death SEMA masses. With its Art Morrison chassis, completely reworked suspension, CNC-machined steelie reproduction wheels and a 430-horsepower aluminum ...

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    Icon Bronco makes drool-worthy official debut
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    Yes, we've already driven the Icon Bronco. But this is the machine's official debut to the public, and, since it's just as awesome here in Las Vegas as it was in Southern California at the company's headquarters, we've decided to grab another set of live photos for your viewing pleasure. As a refresher, this rough-and-tumble ride is based on the shell of ...

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    Icon Bronco
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    Resurrecting Ford's Iconic 4x4 With Style "The watch industry is a very interesting parallel in that none of us need watches anymore," Jonathon Ward, founder of Icon 4x4, offers as a metaphor for his latest project. "The secret to them succeeding and prospering and furthering their design efforts in the modern market is in the execution – making ...

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    Icon Derelict '52 Chevy Business Coupe is unassuming masterpiece
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    Ladies and gentleman, this is what SEMA should be about. Behold the latest from Icon, the Derelict – a 1952 Chevrolet Deluxe Business Coupe hiding a full arsenal of modern engineering beneath over half a century of patina. The vehicle uses a complete powder-coated Art Morrison chassis with a front independent suspension and a four-link rear. An ...

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    Motorcyclists take revenge on hapless Porsche 928
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    The roadways can be a dangerous place to be, no matter what type of vehicle is moving you and yours to and fro. Though cars and trucks are getting safer year after year, the same can't necessarily be said of motorcycles. While advances like anti-lock brakes, traction control and even airbags have made modern motorcycles easier to ride, it's no surprise ...

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    Video: Brammo Enertia and Icon Motorsports visit Rose City Rollers
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    The kids at Icon Motorsports are hitting this whole viral marketing thing square on the money these days. The bike apparel company has just turned out a new video to hawk its wares, and the clip features a trifecta of awesome that the world isn't likely to see again anytime soon. The clip enlists the help of the Rose City Rollers – some of the ...

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    Video: Drift battle pits Mazda RX7 against Kawasaki ZX10
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    Regardless of where you stand on the "drifting is/isn't a form of motorsports" debate, it's fun to watch a car being piloted on full opposite lock. But is it possible on a motorcycle? Icon Motorsports rider Nick Brocha answers with a fat sideways-smoking yes. Icon may be known for providing gear for maniacs fans of two-wheeled transportation, but they ...

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    Video: Shin Kinoshita's mind-warping bike control
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    Whether it's wrestling a 3,000 lb NASCAR bruiser around a tri-oval for hours on end, sliding a rear-wheel drive Scion tC up Mulholland Drive or coaxing a GT350 around Laguna Seca with a flock of similarly vintage iron, knowing the limits of a vehicle better than anyone else on the track will earn our deference in a hurry. It's in that spirit that we ...

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    De Tomaso unveils a new logo for a new future
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    For those who may not have noticed, Italy is ready to get a new automaker... back. The name's De Tomaso, and if you're up on your car history, you'll recognize it as the father of classics such as the Pantera and Mangusta. But after lying dormant for decades, the company has been rescued by Italian automotive industrialist Gian Mario Rossignolo. Under his ...

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    Video: Icon's ultimate 4x4s from another perspective
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    The vintage FJ Landcruiser tuners at Icon turn out highly detailed 4x4s with custom-designed suspensions comprised of top-shelf parts, powdercoated exteriors and German military convertible tops. We've sampled the firm's wares before and those details turn Icon vehicles into impressive – if spendy – SUVs: $79,000 gets you a look at the bottom ...

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    Review: Icon CJ3B more than the sum of its impressive parts
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    "We're not going to challenge the traditional big players with our volume," says Icon's owner and head designer Jonathan Ward as we're admiring one of his company's Toyota FJ recreations. "But we hope to challenge what they put into their products." Depending on how highly you value quality, Mr. Ward might have just made the understatement of the year. ...

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    Ferrari's Prancing Horse voted most iconic badge [w/POLL]
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    The people have spoken. (Well, the British anyway. But they're people, too). And according to a public opinion survey, Ferrari has the most iconic badge among exotic automakers. The poll in question was conducted by European telecom company Orange for the MPH Top Gear Live show, a sort of live-action performance car show held in car-crazed England. ...

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    Mercedes-Benz celebrates iconic centennial with special CL550
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    While so many other automakers have reinvented their logos over the years, Mercedes-Benz has stuck with the same one for 100 years now. One century ago, Daimler-Motoren-Gesselschaft went down to the local patent office and registered the Three-Pointed Star, the logo everyone knows and recognizes today. Just a few weeks later, August Benz & Cie did the ...

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    High Roller: STRUT announces five new wheel designs
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    If you're a STRUT fan, then New Year's is starting off right. The maker of jewelry for your car has released five new wheels in the Icon line: the MS, 11, M, V, and X join others like the Icon D and the Icon 10. The forged aluminum wheels are available in 2- or 3-piece designs, and have five available finishes: chrome, brushed satin, pinstripe, two-tone ...

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    SEMA Preview: Lexus reveals four tuned IS Fs, IS 350 and LX570
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    Lexus decided that its presence at SEMA should revolve around its most tuner-friendly models, specifically its range of IS sedans. So in addition to the Five Axis IS F that's been making the rounds since late last year, Lexus has tapped some notable names in tuning, along with a few magazines, to create a handful of bespoke vehicles to populate its booth. ...

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    UK: Mazda MX-5 achieves Icon status
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    Click image for photo galleryTo celebrate the fact that the Mazda MX-5 accounts for a quarter of all new sports car purchases in the United Kingdom, the automaker has unveiled a new special edition paint and trim package dubbed "Icon." The Icon can be had with either the 1.8L engine mated to a 5-speed manual or the sprightlier 2.0L matched with a six-speed. ...

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