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SRT adds Rain Mode to 2014 Viper

More civil all the time.<p>The 2014 SRT Viper will come with a new traction control setting snugged between "on" and full "off." Engineers have thrown in a new "Rain Mode" for wet or cold weather, which offers up a more aggressive electronic nanny for those low-traction situations.<p>Scoff all you want. …

Sports Cars

SRT Scaling Back Viper Production as Production Slows

SRT is cutting Viper production at its Connor Avenue plant in Detroit as demand for the hairy-chested sports car cools in proportion to falling (actual) temperatures. Unsurprisingly, it likely takes a customer with an especially big pair to purchase and drive the 640-hp Viper in the dead of …

Sports Cars

Watch XCAR enjoy the Ford GT40, GT70, and GT

A lesson in legends.<p>No matter where your automotive loyalties lie, you have to appreciate the Ford GT line. What started as an effort to bury Enzo Ferrari and his sports cars in racing grew into a line of race bruisers and street thugs. The name shelters Ford's last real crack at a supercar, a car …

Ford GT

GM pits the Camaro Z/28 against the Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

Baddest of them all?<p>General Motors is through playing around with the Ford Mustang. The upcoming Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is a full four-seconds faster than the Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, Ford's most track-focused machine, around Milford Proving Grounds. Fanciness like carbon-ceramic brake rotors, …

Sports Cars

Camaro Of The Month June 2013

Camaro Of The Month June 2013<p>Name: Paul Fredericksen<p>Brief Description:<br>My Camaro has never seen snow or been in the rain since I bought it. Infact, …

Mustang Shelby GT 500 Eleanor

Now You're Just Bragging: Lamborghini Makes A One-Of-A-Kind, Jet Fighter Looking Lamborghini For Itself

This is the Lamborghini Egoista, a 5.2-liter V10, 600-horsepower supercar that can hit 0-60 in under two seconds. It was designed as a one-of-a-kind …

Admire 350 Lamborghinis lined up at 50th Anniversary Tour

If you're a fan of Lamborghini then you'll want to set aside 13 minutes of your time for this video. The Sant' Agata carmaker is hosting a 50th Anniversary Tour from Milan to Rome and then back up to the factory in Bologna, and the 350 entries in this running of the bulls were staged on a Milan …

Galpin GTR-1 Supercar: Unveiled

"I've always been in love with coachbuilding and what that means," Galpin Auto Sports President Beau Boeckmann told <i>Popular Mechanics</i> at The Quail Gathering during Monterey Auto Week. "It's so romantic to buy a Duesenburg chassis and design a car around yourself. What could possibly be better than …

Ford Mustang GT350 seen and heard in motion for the first time

We just recently saw our first spy shots of the next-gen hi-po Ford Mustang slated to replace the Shelby GT500, but now we're getting our first look – and listen – of prototypes captured on video. <i>Mustang6g.com</i> has the video (along with some different spy shots), which show that, if nothing else, …

Porsche 918 Spyder configurator goes live

That didn't take long. The debut model of the new Porsche 918 Spyder is still thronged by onlookers at the Frankfurt Motor Show, while the German sports car maker is hard at work putting the first version of the supercar's configuration page online. Considering Porsche configurators are some of our …

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta: Hot Lapping & Testing The Italian Super Tourer! - Ignition Ep. 85

First Drive: 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

More power, speed, and economy. Same old rump.<p>Exciting news from the Porsche world! The knockout styling from last year's Sport Turismo concept has made its production debut on the face-lifted 2014 Panamera. Except ... er, the concept's gorgeous rear end is nowhere to be found. The changes are so …

Tesla Model S

How quick is the new Alfa Romeo 4C around the 'Ring?

‘Tis the season for automakers to squeal tires on Germany’s vaunted Nurburgring Nordschleife. For a production car with performance intent, a great lap time on the 14.2-mile circuit provides equals instant global street cred. And the new Alfa Romeo 4C has delivered.<p>The mid-engined two-seater, makes …

Alfa Romeo

Ferrari Enzo Amazing Exhaust Notes!

McLaren P1 hits 62 mph in 2.8 seconds, 186 in 16.5

With over 900 horsepower on tap from its 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 and electric motor, there was never any question that the McLaren P1 would be quick. Just how quick, we didn't know, but with the first example now in its customer's hands, McLaren Automotive has given up the vital stats on its new …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Slideshow: Road Couture! Ferrari F12 vs. Lamborghini Aventador

Ferrari F12 or Lamborghini Aventador? Two made-to-measure Italian suits show us that the right fit comes down to personal preference.<p>Two made-to-measure Italian suits show us that the right fit comes down to personal preference.

Supercars

Mazda MX-5 GT gets green light

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is as popular around the <i>Autoblog</i> offices as Kate Upton posters are around fraternity houses. Few staffers have much criticism for Mazda's ubiquitous roadster, and fewer still aren't overjoyed when one arrives in their driveway. So you can imagine how a report from <i>Auto Express</i> …

Lamborghini officially reveals new Veneno Roadster

Sexy or vulgar – whatever you thought of the Veneno which Lamborghini unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show this past March, it didn't much matter. Because by the time we saw it, all three examples were already bought and paid for... at the equivalent of $3.9 million each. But if you had that much cash …

Ford going bonkers at SEMA with 57 showcars

Ford always shows up in force at the SEMA Show, but this year's tally of 57 custom-tuned cars, trucks and vans is more than we can ever recall the Blue Oval bringing. Ford will introduce 28 of its project vehicles in its "Dreamcase" ahead of next month's show. The first batch of eight you'll find …