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    2021 Ford F-150 Sticks with All-Aluminum Body

    The 2021 Ford F-150 pick-up truck was unveiled in June, and the new model is headed to showrooms this fall. Ford stuck with the all-aluminum body for the 2021 model, which rides on a steel frame. According to Ford, despite looking similar to current models, every exterior aluminum body panel on the F-150 is newly […]

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    Land Rover’s Aluminum Intensive Defender is Built Strong

    The new Land Rover Defender raises the bar for on-road dynamics. Its purpose-engineered architecture is based on a lightweight aluminum monocoque chassis to create the stiffest body structure the brand has ever produced. The Defender’s structure is three times stiffer than traditional body-on-frame designs and has been engineered to withstand extreme conditions. The in-body chassis […]

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    Aluminum Abounds in the C8 Stingray

    Chevrolet introduced its newest Corvette this July, the 2020 C8 Stingray, which has a spaceframe structure comprised of aluminum. The luxury sports car is the first Corvette with a mid-engine configuration, which positions the engine behind the driver. The C8’s new mid-engine set up provides a rear weight bias, meaning more power is directed towards […]

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    Throwback Thursday: Classic Aluminum-Bodied Cars Granted New Life at Pebble Beach

    First conducted in 1950, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance invites only the most beautiful and rare automobiles to appear each year, drawing connoisseurs of art and technology to see them. Two classic and beautiful aluminum-bodied cars will appear at this year’s premier event, on August 17th. Mercedez-Benz 540K Streamliner Mercedes-Benz Classic will also showcase the one-off […]