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by Matt Bell
If it's got four wheels and plenty of power, I want to drive it! I've spent the last 10 years reviewing whatever I could get my hands on from a 1953 Jaguar XK120 to a 1000hp R32 Skyline GT-R and beyond. For the past three years I've been mixing my passion for making things go faster and telling stories as Fast Car's Digital Content Editor.