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Report: The Mid-Engine C8 Chevrolet Corvette Might Make 850 HP

Look out, Ferrari<p>Chevrolet just announced the 755-hp Corvette ZR1, but no matter how incredible it is to drive, it’s going to have a hard time not getting overshadowed by the upcoming redesigned version. Based on what we’ve seen and heard, the C8 will almost definitely be the mid-engine Corvette …

Sports Cars

The 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE Scores A Kickass Win For Manual Transmissions

Normally, I think Nürburgring lap times are silly and shouldn’t be taken seriously, but the time that the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE just set is …

All You Need to Know about the 2018 BMW 2 Series Range

This year, as the 2 Series range turned 3-years old, BMW announced a set of upgrades for the popular models. Both the Coupe and Convertible versions …

BMW

I've Saved Up To Buy An Exotic And It Needs To Be A V12! What Car Should I Buy?

Dave is a physician who has been working and saving for a very long time to finally fulfill his dream of owning a legit supercar. He isn’t too picky …

Lincoln Continental

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Takes on 2017 Toyota 86 on Head 2 Head

Bonus: Can they beat a Hellcat around the track?<p>Every time we compare a Mazda MX-5 Miata and one of the Toyobaru twins, we have a hard time naming a winner. The two purist sports cars both offer so much fun for the money that it’s difficult to choose one over the other. Now Mazda has a new …

Toyota

Watch This 'Old Toyota Truck' Catch A Ferrari 458

One of the coolest track toys you can buy—no joke—is an old NASCAR racer. Not only are they built like tanks and sound glorious, but they also make …

Supercars

Engineers Are Not Mechanics

It may be hard to believe, but most mechanical engineers designing your cars have no clue how to fix them. That’s because engineering and automotive …

Engineering

Porsche To Crack Down On People Who Flip Their Cars For Profit

The secondhand market for Porsche’s specialty GT cars is insane. We’ve reported on 911 Rs selling for three or four times their original sticker …

16 Fun-to-Drive Cars That Get 30 MPG or More

Proof that you don't have to drive a boring car to save money on gas.<p>If you want a fun car, but don't want to have to stop for gas all the time, you're actually spoiled for choice. This list features a number of genuinely fun cars that'll get 30 mpg, or better, on the highway, as certified by the …

The C6 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Looks Better With Every Passing Day

Not a day goes by that the C6 Corvette Z06 does not go from good looking to better looking to even more better looking. What a clear, simple …

Sports Cars

Two Tricks For Making An Engine Swap Easier

As a junky old VW owner, I have about the easiest time of anybody in the car world when it comes to dropping an engine. There are four bolts to undo, …

How to Read Rally Pace Notes

If you’ve ever watched an onboard rally video, you may have wondered about those seemingly inscrutable instructions a rally co-driver yells out to let the driver know what lies ahead. Thanks to this video put together by Team O’Neil Rally School, we now know exactly how those stage notes work.<p>A …

The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Will Cost $70,000

That's less than the old Z/28. For a car that has nearly 150 more horsepower.<p>With a base price slightly over $60,000, the 650-hp Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is a bargain in the performance-car world. Only Dodge's Hellcat twins offer similar power for the money, but the Camaro is a much nicer handling car. …

Sports Cars

10 of the Best Camaros in the World Gather

Full screen<p>1/65 SLIDES © Michael Alan Ross<p>camaros-2017-amelia-island-group-shot.jpg<p>2/65 SLIDES © Michael Alan …

Meet One Of The Wackiest Japanese Car Tuners On The Planet

Takuro Watanabe is a wacky tuning genius. He built a 2JZ-powered S14 Nissan Silvia that has four turbochargers, a hand-activated second throttle …

Nissan

The New 2018 BMW M5 Will Be A 600 Horsepower AWD Monster With A Twin-Turbo V8

We’ve seen rough renderings of the 2018 BMW M5, we’ve heard it out on the Nürburgring, and now BMW has finally confirmed that the new generation is …

BMW

America’s Cars Are Suddenly Getting Faster and More Efficient

Sometime in the next couple of months, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and its 808 horsepower will show up in dealership windows like some kind of …

New York Eyes 'Textalyzer' to Combat Distracted Driving

ALBANY, N.Y. — Ben Lieberman just wanted to find out what may have caused the head-on collision that killed his 19-year-old son, Evan, on a highway north of New York City. It took a lawsuit and six months in court to get the cellphone records showing the driver of the car his son was in had been …

Secrets of the next Corvette's engine and lineup, all figured out (we think)

How Chevy will make a DOHC engine, a ZR-1, and a mid-engine supercar.<p>We've taped up the windows and covered all available whiteboard and wall space with printouts, spy shots, sketches and maps of Bowling Green and Upstate New York. Hundreds of pushpins dot prominent points; miles of red strings …

Sports Cars

Watch This 2700-Horsepower Nissan GT-R Nearly Rip Apart a Dyno

That'll get your attention.<p>People just can't stop making Nissan GT-Rs faster. We don't blame them, considering the immense amount of power those engines can take on without exploding. This 2700-horsepower Godzilla is one of the more aggressively built examples, and it has absolutely no problem …

Chrysler Hid A 'Screw You GM' Easter Egg In Every 200

My friend recently gave me a ride in his Chrysler 200S (yes, someone actually bought one), and showed me a little “easter egg” that Chrysler included …

General Motors

What Is The Worst Factory Engine Upgrade?

A lot of car buyers are willing to pony up the extra cash to get more motor. After all, gas is cheap right now, you might as well enjoy the power …

The 2017 Ford Raptor Is A Gas-Sucking One-Trick Pony But Nobody Cares

I just spent two weeks with the 2017 Ford Raptor during my 1948 Willys Jeep off-road excursion to Utah. I came back loving Ford’s off-road sports …

Trucks

Please Listen To This Insane Twin-Anti-Lag V6 Making 1,200 Horsepower

We will have to wait a few more weeks for Formula Drift’s reigning champion (and useful drinking buddy) Chris Forsberg to debut his twin-turbo, …

This Has to Be the World's Wildest V6 Camaro

Here we have a 1992 Camaro RS with a stock engine, but a modified everything else.<p>If you were rebuilding a 1992 Camaro RS, you'd probably swap out its 190-hp 3.1-liter V6 for something with a little more oomph. An LS V8, perhaps. The owner of the Camaro pictured above, Nicholas Morrow, plans on …

Sports Cars

We Just Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

Mimicking the Brain<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human …

Listen to the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Testing at Laguna Seca

<i>Update: The mighty 755-hp Corvette ZR1 has been officially unveiled; head to our debut story for photos and full info.</i><p>Hey, remember that Chevrolet Corvette that’s on its way for 2018 or 2019, the one that’s mightier than the Z06, the one you’ve only seen in prototype form? (The one that’s not …

Atomic Hard Drive: IBM Researchers Store Single Bit Of Data On World's Smallest Magnet — One Atom Of Holmium

There’s only so much data that can be stored on silicon-based integrated circuits (as predicted by the so-called “Moore’s law”). That is why, …