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All the cars a pro driver races in a year, in one video

All in one video for your viewing enjoyment.<p>Gunnar Jeanette is uniquely placed in the world of motor racing. His father, Kevin, is hailed as one of the finest restorers and preparers of vintage Porsches—from 917s to 962s, and with an expansive professional driving career of his own, Gunnar spends …

Watch an epic hillclimb on "Japan's Nurburgring"

Japan's Motorhead Magazine hosted one hell of a hillclimb on the Mazda Turnpike.<p>Videos like this make you want to drop everything, pack a rucksack, and bum around Japan for a few years. Motorhead Magazine just wrapped up one hell of a hillclimb, shutting down the legendary Mazda Turnpike and …

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-class Coupe: The BMW X6 Finally Has Competition

Hey, another fastbacked SUV-type substance.<p>After watching the BMW X6 inexplicably rack up sales and profits for nearly seven years, Mercedes-Benz finally is launching its own model into the crossover-coupe niche. Dubbed the GLE-class coupe, it is the first model to reflect the new nomenclature at …

2015 BMW M6 Gran Coupe: Hotness, Slightly Modified

Burly and beautiful, the M6 GC gets updated.<p>For all the “four-door coupe” nonsense floating around these days, it turns out that the 6-series Gran Coupe was a great idea. Stretching the wheelbase of the handsome (and proper) 6-series coupe to accommodate an extra pair of portals imparted stunning …

2015 BMW M6 Coupe and Convertible Debut: The Same, But Different

BMW's heavyweight two-doors get light updates.<p>The BMW M6 is a paradoxical car. Its name harks back to an epic road-burning coupe, one with a race-derived inline-six engine, but in its current form it is a gigantic and heavy luxury machine that just happens to be fast. In both coupe and convertible …

Bugatti Chiron Rumors: 1500 hp, 288-mph Top Speed

Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: We still don’t <i>know</i> much about the Chiron, Bugatti’s top-secret replacement for the Veyron (pictured here), except that it will be a sports car, it will have a name, and will have a butt-ton of horsepower.<p>But we do hear rumors, and these, as reported …

Spied! 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Completely Undisguised

All we can say is that we can’t wait to hear it scream all the way to redline from the driver’s seat.

Watch Ken Block Give Chris Harris a Thrill Ride

Watch Ken Block Give Chris Harris a Thrill Ride in the 845-hp Hoonicorn Mustang<p>November 17, 2014 AT 5:04 PM By Nicholas Wallace Photos By Facebook/Ken Block<p>Now that action-driving hero and professional rally driver Ken Block has released the seventh installation of his Gymkhana series, which …

100 car GIFs to rule them all

Amazing moments, looping infinitely. The perfect distillation of internet cardom.<p>The Internet is the ultimate human procrastination technology, so in the interest of helping you put off whatever it is you should be doing right now, we scoured the web for great automotive animated GIFs.<p>Some are hard …

Photos: 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS

Photos: The Dual-Motor Tesla Model S

A car reborn: the #BMW #ALPINA #2002ti was restored by BMW and Alpina and is ready to return to the track at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion.

2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4

No amount of warning could prepare us for how quick this new Lamborghini is.<p>You may know the Nardò Ring as the 7.8-mile asphalt track where the world’s automakers take their top-speed vacations. A traffic-free circular autobahn in the heel of Italy’s boot, the Porsche-owned test track is banked …

First Drive: BMW Alpina B4 3.0 Bi Turbo 2dr Switch-Tronic

<b>What is it?</b> Alpina’s attempt to out-BMW M4 the BMW M4. The B4 is, in essence, a heavily-pimped 435i, though the German tuning firm’s pimping has …

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR: Poised to Clash with Cayennes

A 'Ring-honed, 550-hp beast—from Land Rover?<p>Yet another abbreviation for performance has arrived, but this one comes from an unexpected place. Land Rover, a brand that usually trumpets the mudslinging and stair-climbing prowess of its SUVs, is introducing a new, Nürburgring-tuned version of its …

News | Top Gear

Prototype version of Toyota’s straight-six engined coupe heading your way in 2019<p>8 Jul 2018<p>0<p>The nephew of Joey Dunlop is killed in practice for an …

The new Bugatti is coming in 2016

Get ready. The head of Volkswagen Group design has confirmed to TopGear.com that work on the next Bugatti model is well underway, with an expected …

Me Time II

Land Rover Santana

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Deutschland De-Restricted: We Storm the Autobahn in the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

With endless construction and an increasing number of speed-limited sections, is the autobahn still all it's cracked up to be? Well, yes and no.<p>Imagine how much better your life would be if 150 mph were legal. Commuting times would be slashed—especially if you also fantasize that there’s no …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Tested: 2.2 Seconds to 60!

Hi-Po Silver! Porsche's 918 Spyder is the quickest production car yet. Here's how it makes the numbers.<p>Flush as we are with nutty performance cars at the moment, we should remember that automobiles as quick as the Porsche 918 don’t come along too often. In 2008, the quickest (and fastest) …

2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed Coupe / Convertible

Slightly more speed.<p>We’ve never really understood why Bentley gives the fastest versions of its Continental clan “Speed” branding. It’s not as if any of the lesser models are exactly deficient when it comes to delivering velocity. Even the “entry-level” V-8, the one you lend to the pool boy on his …

2015 BMW 2-series Active Tourer

The revolution will be front-drive.<p>This, ladies and gentlemen, is the future: BMW insiders tell us that half of the company’s lineup eventually will consist of front-wheel-drive vehicles. The 2-series Active Tourer is the first such vehicle, and it has so little in common with any other BMW that it …

2015 BMW M4 vs. 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera | Comparison Test

If there were a perfect way to construct a car, we would have figured it out by now. In 129 years of automotive development, though, the only consensus in the industry seems to be that four wheels are better than three. The perpetual evolution of the automobile, along with a few steadfast …

2014 BMW X5 xDrive35d Diesel

Down one turbo, up two gears.<p>Those of us who have been consuming oxygen for more than three decades can still remember the time when SUVs were mostly working or off-road conveyances, manufactured by mid-brow brands rather than the all-purpose people movers that everyone builds today. For example, …

First Drive: Lexus NX 300h 2.5 SE 5dr CVT

1/15<p>Car specifications<p>£33,355 – £57,045<p>Audi Q5 review: Second-gen Q5 is all-new. Honest. Likely to be even more in-demand than before<p>8/10<p>£30,620 – …

Ferrari California T

Overview<p>What is it?<p>The California is Ferrari’s softest car, but the gentle roadster has been given a highly significant kick up the chuff courtesy an …