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Jason Harper

Jason Harper

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You know that moment when you find yourself in an iffy situation, but hadn’t considered the implications until it is too late? That’s usually the moment when the best stories begin. Contributor Jason H. Harper has made a career out of them. Like the time he belted into an original Lancia 037 Group B rally car on a cliffside race in Italy — with a navigator who didn’t speak English. After all, there’s nothing better than being a little over your head in an expensive, high-powered — and borrowed — vehicle. Fast and fun cars have taken him around the globe, writing for various publications like Bloomberg Pursuits, Men’s Journal and Playboy, and appearing on TV for The Travel Channel. A New Mexican native, Harper’s lived in Manhattan for 20 years, and firmly believes that some of the best drivers in the world live in New York City. After all, it’s a fast-moving place where silly things like blinkers and lanes can be ignored. Harper’s dream drive is a McLaren F1, so please let him know if you have one available to borrow. He’ll be careful with it. Promise.

articles by Jason Harper

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| Nov 21, 2014
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2015 Dodge Challenger SXT, R/T, SRT Review

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2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe Review

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2015 BMW M3, M4 Review

The good, the bad, and the brutal.
| May 12, 2014
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| Dec 27, 2013
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A trip through Lobster Land in the new Mazda 3
| Dec 26, 2013
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2014 SRT Viper TA Review

Time Flies [or Killing Time].
| Dec 11, 2013
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2014 Man of the Year: Tadge Juechter

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| Nov 16, 2013
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2013 Automobile Magazine All-Stars

Eleven winners, seven stories, three continents.
| May 21, 2013
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Good times and a Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG.
| Apr 11, 2013
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