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SEC Network announces ‘Takeover’ days for each of the conference’s 14 schools

For the fourth year in a row, every SEC squad will have a day to run its own programming on the SEC Network for a two-week stretch during the …

BMW M5 vs ALPINA B5 — Which Super-5 is best?

While BMW’s M Division and ALPINA have never really been rivals, comparing M cars and ALPINAs has always been something car journalists have done. …

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10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Lessons Learned About Doing Your Homework Before Buying a Rare Muscle Car Like This 1969 Dodge Hemi Super Bee

He was another baby boomer on a trip back in time. Richard Boeye, like so many of us, got swept away with the thought of buying a 1960s muscle car, …

How to wash your car properly to protect the paint – and add value

It used to be the weekend ritual – as much a part of the routine as mowing the lawn and a Sunday roast. Now washing the car has virtually disappeared off our driveways - consigned to the metal dustbin of nostalgia with Chopper bikes and glass milk bottles.<p>Back in the Seventies and Eighties, …

Why Do Employees Quit Their Managers? Here's the No. 1 Reason in a Short Sentence

Reversing this problem is so simple, and yet it's so hard to find in most managers.<p>If I were to sit down at a coffee shop with leadership gurus John C. Maxwell, Ken Blanchard, and Simon Sinek--who have collectively sold a gazillion best-selling leadership books--and ask them this question, do you …

Here's your guide to all 22 versions of the Porsche 911

There are few vehicles in the automotive universe more iconic than the Porsche 911.<p>Over the years, the rear-engine sports car has gotten bigger, faster, and more technologically advanced. But its spirited driving dynamics and on-track capabilities have continued to make it a favorite among …

Porsche Continues Its Behind-The-Scenes Archival Tour

Rally 911s, a complete tear-down of an early Carrera engine, and Ferdinand Porsche's own sketchbooks feature in this latest video from Porsche.<p>Porsche makes $17,000 on each car it sells, and lucky for us, some of that money goes into making behind-the-scenes videos like this.<p>The second episode of …

These Are the Rarest, Raddest Cars in Porsche's Private Collection

Porsche gives us a sneak-peak into its factory collection to check out some of its most famous limited-production cars.<p>Over the years Porsche has built a multitude of awesome limited production cars. Whether they were for racing homologation or customer demand, these cars are among the most sought …

BMW M6 Gran Coupe vs Porsche Panamera Turbo vs Mercedes-AMG S63

In the world of high-performance luxury cars, these three are some of the best money can buy. BMW’s M6 Gran Coupe, until the M2 came along, was …

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Meet the Artisans Who Reimagine Porsche 911 Engines for Singer

Ed Pink Racing Engines is mainly known for drag racing powerplants. But every Porsche 911 reimagined by Singer gets its heart from EPRE.<p>In theory, a Singer-modified Porsche 911 makes absolutely no sense. After all, there's no way a sports car from the early 1990s, even a perfectly restored one, is …

The 25 Most Expensive Cars from the Year’s Biggest Collector-Car Auction Weekend | Flipbook

New Porsche 911 GTS Models Appear On Video

On Monday we saw some new versions of the Porsche 911 GTS and now Porsche has released a couple of videos featuring these new GTS models.<p>The new …

Audi built a Final Fantasy-themed special edition sports car for $470,000

The star-studded Final <i>Fantasy XV</i> film <i>Kingsglaive</i> didn’t particularly impress critics, but the stunning special edition Audi R8 it featured left a heap of motorheads with their jaws dropped.<p>Audi partnered with the <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> team to build this magnificent one-of-a-kind beast specifically for</i> …

Is the BMW 7 Series' true main rival the Audi A8?

Every time we mention the BMW 7 Series, it seems that a certain other car is mentioned as well. I think we all know what that other car is. It’s the …

Air-Cooled 911 vs. Water-Cooled 911 Is the Racetrack Fight You Can't Miss

A 993 Carrera meets a 997 GT3 on the circuit in a sweet track battle.<p>It's hard to argue with the Porsche 911. Over 50 years of German engineering make Porsche's flagship sports car one of the best in the business. And where it really shines is out on the racetrack.<p>This owner seems to understand …

The Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept Is a 738-Horsepower Electric Luxury Yacht

Maybach's latest concept boasts 200 miles of all-electric range, all-wheel-drive, and 0-60 in less than four seconds. Yes please.<p>We've seen teaser shots all week of the newest concept car from Mercedes-Benz, and now, it's finally, officially here. Say hello to the fully-electric Mercedes-Maybach …

New Porsche Panamera Was Designed To Be The Sportiest Looking In Its Class

The latest Panamera had a deeply rooted design philosophy to respect, even though the first model was launched just seven years ago at the Shanghai …

M4 vs. M2 vs. 1M: Which BMW Is Fastest On Track?

The battle of the small BMW M cars.<p>The BMW M2 might be the hot new thing everyone's talking about, but you shouldn't forget about its big brother, the M4. Along with the M3 sedan, BMW now offers a 444-hp Competition Package for the M4, which conveniently sets up a perfect track battle.<p>That's …

The 10 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold at Auction at Monterey Car Week

You probably can't afford a $38 million Ferrari, but isn't it fun to think about it?<p>Money can't buy you happiness, so they say, but it can buy you a piece of automotive history at Monterey Car Week, if you have enough of it. Each year, at the country's most prestigious gathering of classic cars, …

Is the Porsche 911 Turbo S the Best All-Around Sports Car?

Not as ferocious as a GT3 RS, but a more usable car, according to Top Gear's Chris Harris<p>The Porsche 911 Turbo S offers as much performance as a supercar in a package you can live with every day. For that reason, <i>Top Gear's</i> Chris Harris declares it the best all-around sports car available today, …

Hardcore comes standard on the BMW M4 GTS

The BMW M4 GTS is the craziest M car you can buy today. Is it in any way practical?

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R Is a 577-HP Monster Designed to Destroy All Tracks

AMG's answer to the 911 GT3 RS is packing serious hardware.<p>This extremely green car you see above is not simply a case of AMG throwing a bodykit and an engine tune at an AMG GT. Its AMG's answer to the almighty Porsche 911 GT3 RS, and it's packing some serious hardware in its quest to dethrone …

a whole paint palette of Lamborghini Miuras

You could argue that there is nothing in life more exciting than a Lamborghini Miura. Well, how about 20 Miuras, in most of the colours of the …

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This 1968 Porsche 911L Trans-Am Veteran Is Truly a Race Car for the Street

It's basically a Porsche Trans-Am racer with a license plate. In other words, it's perfect.<p>Unlike their modern counterparts, classic race cars aren't too far removed from the sort of cars you can drive on the road every day. That's not to say something like a new Porsche 911 RSR is bad by any …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

Why You Should Ejaculate At Least 21 Times This Month, According to Science

Cheers to more sex—either with a partner or solo!<p>The key to good prostate health might be in your own hands: Ejaculating frequently may reduce your risk of prostate cancer, finds new research from the Boston University of Public Health.<p>The study looked at how ejaculation frequency affected prostate …