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Ten Track Day Cars That You Need to Try

There are so many track day cars now. Not that we're complaining.<p>Yesterday we gave you our list of ten fantastic track day cars that ranged from road cars to take on the circuit to ones you'd need to get there on a trailer.<p>And, of course, there are some that we left off. In fact, you made it very …

Nothing Sounds Like This Shelby Daytona Coupe Flat Out on Track

Holy crap.<p>Shelby Daytona coupes are among the most expensive, rarest, and greatest race cars to ever come from America. They're worth at least $7 million a piece now, which is why this one going flat out at Spa is such a delight.<p>Some believe that old cars like this shouldn't be run in anger. It's …

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2015 Ferrari LaFerrari: The Track Test

The LaFerrari is a $1.3 million, 949-hp rocket. It's also the fastest car we've ever tested.<p>I arrived in Maranello the day after Ferrari scored its first Formula 1 win in two years. It was also the team's first victory with Sebastian Vettel, the driver the Scuderia hopes is the next Michael …

Ford Applies to Patent Illuminated Body Panels

A poster on the Ford Focus RS Club forum—and first reported by <i>Jalopnik</i>—has discovered something mighty interesting in the form of a patent application filed on June 25: Ford may be working on vehicle body panels and elements that light up.<p>The way it would appear to work is that panels would be …

Corvette Z06: Power, perks and an intoxicating roar

Ignore the part about zero to 60 in 2.95 seconds. Instead, check out the price.<p>The new Corvette Z06 starts at $80,000. Fully loaded, it costs $110,000.<p>That's a lot. But because this 650-horsepower Vette is packed with power and perks, and has the chops to keep up with and even beat McLarens, …

Ford Spills Details on Shelby GT350R Mustang’s Carbon Fiber Wheels

Although carbon fiber wheels have been available on low-volume supercars from Koenigsegg and through the aftermarket, the Ford Shelby GT350R is the first mass-produced car to feature the exotic wheels. Ford has now revealed more details of the track-ready Shelby GT350R Mustang’s carbon fiber wheels.<p>…