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How Bugatti Made the 1500-HP Chiron Even Faster

Bugatti focused on handling, rather than outright speed, to create the upgraded Chiron Sport<p>How do you improve on a car that already has a 1500-horsepower, quad-turbo W16 engine and a top speed <i>limited</i> to 261 mph? That's what Bugatti set out to do with the Chiron Sport, an advancement on the already …

Sports Cars

This Company will Sell You a Brand New 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

A Boss 302 and Mach 1 are also available<p>If you walk into a Ford dealer today, you can pick up a 2018 Mustang GT that makes 460 hp, hits 60 mph in 4.4 seconds, and includes an optional magnetic suspension for less than $45,000. It will be comfortable and refined enough to take on a road trip, while …

Sports Cars

Bullitt Mustang joins other American icons on National Mall in D.C.

It's encased in glass by the Historic Vehicle Association<p>One of the surprises of this year's Detroit Auto Show was the reveal of the last surviving 1968 Mustang that was actually used in the <i>Bullitt</i> movie. The car was displayed next to the new model, and was around for the public days. But in case …

Classic Cars

Ford builds a new Cobra Jet Mustang for its 50th anniversary

It's claimed to be the quickest factory Mustang ever<p>This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, and naturally Ford is building a short run of modern-day Cobra Jet drag cars to celebrate. It's going to build 68 of them (get it?) in either red or white. It's also claimed to be …

Sports Cars

What Do You Do When You Have A Low Car And A Very Steep Driveway?

The cars: we love them! But the world itself often does not, and not all of it is made to accomodate their car-needs. This is a shame and a tragedy, …

Automotive Industry

Chevrolet Takes a Dig at Ford Mustang on It’s 54th Birthday

Camaro blows out the candles on a Mustang birthday cake.<p>Chevrolet Arabia<p>The legendary Ford Mustang just turned 54 years old. This pony car from …

Sports Cars

2019 Chevy Camaro reveals radical new face

The V8 SS is much different from V6 and I4 models<p>Now that the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro is entering its third year on sale, Chevy felt it was time to give it an update. Like most midcycle refreshes, there aren't many major mechanical changes, though there is the addition of a new model. Unlike …

Sports Cars

Here's The Difference Between A $200 Transmission And A $20,000 Transmission

You know how race cars make that satisfying <i>clunk</i> as they go into gear? How they whine as they fly by? Well, now you’re gonna see and understand …

Ford Fiesta

The Search For A Lost Plymouth Road Runner At The Center Of One Family's Hopes And Heartbreak

A man whose life revolves around automobiles searches for the very first car he ever rode in. It sounds simple enough, but that’s just where this …

Muscle Cars

The 5 best Chevy muscle cars that aren’t Camaros

It’s still mind blowing that Pontiac jumped in front of Chevrolet and invented the muscle car (according popular opinion, at least). The 1964 GTO, …

Sports Cars

The 25 Best Sounding Cars of All Time

Of all the ways to admire a car, the sound of the engine can not only be the most memorable, but also the most overwhelming. It requires all your …

Sports Cars

A Look Back at 30 Years of the Subaru STI Brand

The history of Subaru Tecnica International<p>On April 2, 1988, Subaru Corporation officially launched its new performance and motorsports division, Subaru Tecnica International. That makes today STI’s 30th anniversary, and in that time, it’s given Subaru three World Rally Championships, earned four …

Subaru

Troopers Give Up Chase After Mustang Hits 150 MPH On Colorado Interstate

If you’re going to drive 150 mph, don’t do it on a public road with a bad record of fatal crashes, in the middle of the night, with police lights in …

Sports Cars

VW storing about 300,000 diesels at 37 facilities around US

(Reuters) - Volkswagen has taken parking lots to a whole new level in the United States - and will not be emptying them soon.<p>Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 U.S. diesel vehicles through mid-February, a recent court filing shows. The German automaker has been …

Auto Shows

The Blazing 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Will Do 0-60 MPH in 2.85 Seconds

And hit 100 mph in six seconds flat. And lay down a 10.6 second quarter mile. And answer all our prayers.<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Sports Cars

Trans Am Worldwide Takes on the Demon With a 1,100-HP Firebird Drag Car

A 9-second car with a dash of '80s nostalgia<p>Trans Am Worldwide made a splash at last year’s New York auto show with their latest creation, the Trans Am Super Duty. Little did they know, their 1,000-hp throwback would land at the same time as the Dodge Challenger Demon. Rather than let that take the …

Sports Cars

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars to Maintain Over 10 Years

<b>Not all cars are created equal and as a result, some cost significantly more to maintain than others.</b><p>YourMechanic has used its massive dataset of …

Top 10

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Hits 190 MPH at Texas Mile after Losing Rear Wing

Now that the Geneva Motor Show is over, America seems to have taken over the performance car realm, with the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 giving us …

Sports Cars

The Superest Supercars at the 2018 Geneva Auto Show

Sports Cars

Get Excited for the New Toyota Supra With This Preview Video

The Supra is back, baby<p>Toyota chose this year’s Geneva Motor Show to reveal a car we’ve been waiting for years to see: the new Supra. Well, sort of. Toyota actually revealed the Supra-based GR Supra Racing Concept, meaning the wait to see the new Supra road car continues. Toyota has yet to announce …

Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept: The Supra Is Officially Back!

A Japanese legend is reborn, and it's going racing.<p>It’s finally real: The Toyota Supra name is back and headed to production, and we have our first peek at the car in the metal. Well, okay, maybe not <i>the</i> car, meaning the one you’ll be able to buy sometime next year from someone in pleated khakis and …

Sports Cars

Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept: The Supra Is Officially Back! – Official Photos and Info

Classic Cars

Good Lord, Rimac's New Supercar Will Have Nearly 2,000 HP

Rimac’s announcement that it’s newest supercar could (mostly) drive itself to the track probably isn’t that interesting to people who like fast as …

15 of the Worst Used Cars to Buy From 2007-2017

Perusing the internet for used cars is something of a pastime in the Gear Patrol office. Finding a vintage car that ticks all the right boxes and …

Carbon Theme McLaren Senna Puts Carbon-Fiber Bodywork on Display

For the low, low price of $1.45 million<p>When McLaren first showed off the Senna, its form-follows-function styling shocked its fair share of people. But the McLaren Senna wasn’t built to be pretty. It was built to be “the most exciting street-legal car you can drive on a racetrack.” Not only is …

Sports Cars

Four Turbos, One BMW X3! Alpina’s Insane Diesel XD3

This is the Alpina XD3, a quad-turbo BMW X3 that is a particularly ferocious and fuel-efficient crossover SUV. It will be making its debut at the Geneva auto show. And of course we can’t have it.<p>Under the hood is BMW’s most powerful turbo-diesel engine, a 3.0-liter straight-six with no fewer than …

BMW

Now’s A Great Time To Buy A New Corvette Since No One Else Is

The weather is getting warmer and you know what that means: it’s time to get yourself a sports car! If you are in the market for some all-American V8 …

Here's Proof a Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Can Hold Its Own Against a Mercedes-AMG GT R

One is half the price of the other—and just as quick around a track.<p>YouTube | Sport Auto<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

’69 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Finds Second Life In Europe

As the ’60s came to an end it marked the beginning for the third-generation Corvette which would run from 1968 to 1982 model years. A quintessential …

Sports Cars

Meet the Chevrolet Camaro Family in This New Video - The Drive

Meet the Camaro Family in This New Video<p>There's a Camaro for everyone.<p>In a new video from Chevy starring actors, not real people, we get a good look …