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    Video: Chris Harris among first to test the mettle of Porsche's 887-hp 918 Spyder
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    Last October, Chris Harris got a shotgun ride in the Porsche 918 Spyder. Seven months on, the automaker is quite a bit further on the development on the hybrid supercar, and Porsche invited him to the Leipzig circuit for a test drive. Harris starts off going through some of the technical bits on ...

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    Video: Test drive the Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive with Chris Harris
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    It's hard to not like the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT. The all-aluminum coupe is fitted with a wonderful naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 delivering 583 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. Not only does the burly combustion engine launch the two-seater to 60 miles per hour in less than four ...

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    Video: Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series fears for its tires with Chris Harris at the wheel
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    By now, you should know it takes quite a machine to get Chris Harris excited. The guy spends plenty of time being nonplussed by a bevy of lustworthy hardware. But the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series seems to have done the impossible by getting under his skin. The ultra-exclusive, circuit-bred ...

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    Video: GRID 2 teaches us how to overtake at Brands Hatch
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    Motoring journalist Chris Harris may be less than understated in most of his video reporting, but if this new promotional video for Codemasters' upcoming racer Grid 2 is any indication, he can take direction. Intended to remind us of just how true-to-life the new racing title will be, Harris ...

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    Video: Watch Chris Harris drive the Ferrari 458 Spider like an "idiot"
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    Chris Harris gets to abuse his fair share of cars that we can only dream about driving, so why not add the Ferrari 458 Spider to that list. After somehow borrowing the keys to a Ferrari-owned 458 Spider, Harris spends about five minutes driving the 570-horsepower, open-air supercar like an ...

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    Video: Volvo S60 Polestar concept plays in the snow with Mercedes C63 AMG
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    Chris Harris took to a snowy stretch of tarmac to get a fingertips-on-the-wheel feel of the Volvo S60 Polestar concept. Harris says the turbocharged sedan with 508 horsepower and 424 pound-feet of torque – and a manual transmission – is "a study to see if Volvo can get back into the ...

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    Video: Singer 911 gorgeousness explored and experienced by Chris Harris
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    Few things get us as cranked up as a Porsche 911. Generation after generation, this rear-engined oddity has exhilarated our senses, and the new 991 is the most capable iteration yet. Even so, there's a lot to be said for the older models, from their lighter weights and more modest dimensions to ...

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    Video: Watch Chris Harris get his turn riding in the Porsche 918 Spyder
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    Like our man Michael Harley, Chris Harris recently got a chance to ride shotgun in the Porsche 918 Spyder, and he brought along a few cameras to share the experience with the rest of us. While Harris admits to being averse to producing videos where he's only riding around in the passenger seat, ...

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    Video: Chris Harris discovers new niche with Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake
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    There are a number of interesting tidbits in Chris Harris' review of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake, one of them being that he spends most of his seat time talking about the station wagon like it's a sports car. This isn't all that surprising if you limit yourself to the side of the ...

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    Video: Chris Harris capitulates on his hatred for the Mazda MX-5 Miata... sort of
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    Chris Harris and the Mazda MX-5 Miata have a bit of a checkered past. The infamous auto writer once sank his teeth into the little Japanese convertible and didn't stop until he drew blood, saying he was "completely ambivalent to the existence" of the machine, and that it drove "with all the ...

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    Video: Watch Chris Harris give the AMG Hammer a go
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    Brace yourself for your weekly dose of Chris Harris envy. Everyone's favorite automotive video personality and UK writer recently stopped by the AMG facility to take a tour and get cozy with the Mercedes-Benz factory modification outfit's heritage collection. Harris had his pick of everything in ...

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    Video: BAC Mono slithers around in the wet with Chris Harris
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    Chris Harris has gotten his hands on the BAC Mono on a closed track. With 280 horsepower and a curb weight of just 1,190 pounds, the machine may very well be the king of the open-wheel, street-legal hooligans. With the track wet enough to boast plenty of standing water, Harris gets a notion for ...

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    Video: Chris Harris pits Porsche 911 GT2 RS against Ducati 1199 Panigale
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    Just because you can't ride a motorcycle doesn't mean you can't appreciate them. Chris Harris is one of those guys who can't ride, but admits to being fascinated by motorcycles. So to that end, he brought his pal Ben Cope from visordown.com to Santa Pod drag strip with a Ducati 1199 Panigale to ...

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    Video: Chris Harris wrings out Pagani Huayra in Modena
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    Chris Harris took himself to Modena for an afternoon test drive in the Pagani Huayra. To watch him panting after a spell up some twisty roads, you'd have thought he'd gone for some afternoon delight. It's the most breathless we've ever seen Mr. Harris, and for all the right reasons – ...

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    Video: Ford Shelby GT500 and Chevy Camaro ZL1 compared by Chris Harris
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    International man of mystery Chris Harris recently abandoned his duties in the UK for a trip to the States. Why? Because of two very important pieces of machinery: the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500. Harris took charge of both cars in Manhattan to evaluate their on-road ...

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    Video: Land Rover-based Bowler EXR-S looks, sounds insane
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    Bowler has built a name for itself by constructing some very impressive rally bruisers built on Land Rover platforms. Now the company wants to take to the street with the new EXR-S. The road-legal version is currently undergoing testing, and Chris Harris managed to get his hands on the ...

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    Video: Chris Harris explains what makes his own 1986 BMW M5 so special
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    The 70s were a definitive decade for music and movies. Fashion and cars, not so much. The 80s corrected one of those oversights, an era of ethereal supercars like the Porsche 959, game-changing exotics like the Ferrari Testarossa, and, best of all, everday cannons that offered mortals a generous ...

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    Video: Chris Harris pits C63 AMG Black Series against 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and M3 GTS
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    We are currently barreling toward the end of the week, which means there's a good chance you're looking for ways to chip away at the time card. Allow us to lend you a hand. Chris Harris recently took it up on himself to line up a three very expensive, very powerful German track-bred machines ...

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    Video: Chris Harris + M5 + GT-R. You'll want to watch this
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    Pitting the Nissan GT-R against the all-new BMW M5 is ridiculous. They're two different beasts in two different classes with two different purposes. It's a cynical, SEO-optimized comparison. And even worse, it's already been done. But... We can't help but post on it. Not because it's clicky or ...

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    Video: EVO pits 2012 Jaguar XKR-S vs. XJ220 at the 'Ring
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    You may conjure up visions of luxury sedans and boulevard cruisers when you think of Jaguar, but the Leaping Cat marque has also made some wickedly fast sports cars over the years. Foremost among them is surely the XJ220, the all-out, world-conquering supercar Coventry produced in the early ...

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