2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design has throwback looks, extremely modern price

Porsche practically wrote the playbook on how to win a Beverly Hills driveway throwdown.

The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design is just the latest chapter. For $181,950, including destination, the new 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design is the first of four special editions coming from the German automaker, and is limited to a run of 992 examples. (The limited run figure is borrowed from the internal model series designation for the current-generation 911.)

2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design

Meant to celebrate the late 1950s and early 1960s 356s—not any specific model, exactly—the first heritage 911 Targas is painted in Cherry Metallic, Guards Red, black, or silver. Gold badges adorn each car’s exterior, including a serialized badge inside, and a special-edition badge on the hood will be an expensive, but necessary, flex that recalls a similar badge given to 356 owners with 100,000 km on the clock.

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How to Return a Car at the End of a Lease

Prepare for the Car Lease Inspection

Most manufacturers’ websites provide specific information about the end-of-lease process and a detailed definition of wear and tear, which also is called “wear and use.” Toyota Financial Services created a lease turn-in site so people can better understand what will happen and see what kinds of damage will incur a charge.

For example, inspectors for Toyota look for any dents or scratches that are bigger than an area that can be covered by a credit card. They don’t charge customers for wheel gouges smaller than an inch or normal tire wear.

Before the inspection, experts recommend removing all personal items and washing the vehicle. You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars, but a detailing job might also be a good idea. It’s definitely to your advantage to present your car in the best light you can.

It also might be the time for

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1950s Cadillac Escalade SUV Rendering Looks Fin-tastic!

Like ships passing in the night, Cadillac’s two most iconic nameplates barely shared dealership floor space. The two-door Eldorado—that symbol of mid-century American automotive glamour and luxury—was being put to rest just as a new E-named vehicle, the Escalade, was arriving to restore Cadillac to the forefront of automotive vogue. In only 20 short years, with no prior pedigree, the Escalade has come to dominate and define the luxury SUV space. But what if it had some existing lineage? What if Cadillac had first thought up the Escalade back in the 1950s when it dropped the Eldorado on an increasingly affluent, booming America?

Great question, and it’s been answered by designer Abilemec, who imagined what a 1959 Cadillac Escalade might have looked like if the luxury division of General Motors had thought up the luxury SUV concept 40 years sooner. Cleverly, the renderings depict what appears to

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