Go East! Race Your Porsche on Germany’s Emptiest Autobahns
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A speed limit sign stands on the A71 highway near Heldrungen, eastern Germany. Sigmar Gabriel, the leader of the opposition Social Democrats, who are trailing Merkel in the race to Germany’s
Sept. 22 elections, unwisely called for imposing a 120 kilometer per hour nationwide speed limit.