Saturday, March 27, 2010

Panamericana Reborn: Puebla To Oaxaca In The 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

"As you round the bend, a single solid yellow line dividing the two-lane stretch of smooth, undulating blacktop stretched along the side of a Oaxacan canyon, you flick the right paddle to grab the next gear, rocketing forward on a wave of eight-cylinder sound, quickly moving to the brake, flicking the left paddle, a smooth turn-in, apex--don’t pause to marvel at the grip, no time--back on the gas, flick the right paddle, cactus and burros flashing by in your peripheral. For the next 50 miles."

That's the way this very well written article begins. I especially enjoyed the part where the author says, "Then you snap back to reality, realize you’re just a journalist with delusions of grandeur, the Dodge Charger of the Federales running 140 mph ahead of you cutting a swath through the mountains to a waiting hotel, dinner and plenty of mezcal."

To read the rest and enjoy some great photo galleries CLICK HERE

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