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KING’S QUEST 034

This 1600hp XY won People’s Choice at ’Nats 30. All hail XYKING!

HOSTILE TAKEOVER 042

You’d be hostile too if you crashed your HK. Fortunately Eddy Jausnik now has an even better one

SPOTTO!

060A blown ’57 two-door fulfils Jenni Cleave’s Running On Empty dreams nicely

HIDDEN AGENDA

This XP ute looks like a nice, mellow cruiser,068 but there’s a twin-turbo surprise

STATE OF THE HEART

082 Tanny Spiteri resurrects a fine 80s-built Stato in tribute to his fallen brothers

FAMILY HEIRLOOM

This sweet VC Val unites three generations 088 of the Navacchi family. And it makes coffee!

CRUSTY DEMON

104 “Paint and panel isn’t my thing,” Jesse Boothroyd says of his patina-clad eight-second HZ. No kidding!

’BOX FRESH 112

Bruce Leven’s radical shoebox Ford slayed ’em at SEMA 2016