Chad Christians

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The new Civic Type R is the highest-performing Honda ever

That's according to Honda, and yes, that includes the NSX-R.<p>"Tragedy and triumph" is how I'd characterize the upcoming Honda Civic Type R. By tragedy, I mean that this Euro-only Civic has a snowball's chance in Hell of coming Stateside. In terms of triumph, look to Honda's begrudging, …

The 2015 Corvette Z06 roars at the Nurburgring

The sound, the fury, the eye-searing yellow.<p>With 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of expensive-tire-melting torque, there was never any doubt that the 2015 Corvette Z06 would go like hell and sound like the apocalypse as it went. You don't need to pretend to be surprised. You DO need to crank up the volume, …

Sports Cars

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the poster child of 2-wheeled insanity

300 hp from a supercharged 998cc four. And only two contact patches.<p>From the front winglets to the factory-installed supercharger, this is a motorcycle so extreme its hard to comprehend. We don't know the whole story yet, but what we do know is staggering: this is what a 300 hp motorcycle looks …

Motorcycles

10 things I learned driving the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

Finally, the truck you've been waiting for.<p>It finally happened. After years of neglect, an automaker stepped up and breathed some new life into the midsize truck segment. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are the real new efforts in this category in almost a decade. They're sorted, …

Diamonds are a Hellcat's best friend, and 6 other odd facts

Friction and supercharging call for industrial diamond-studded steel washers.<p>Making an engine produce a reliable 707 hp on pump gas takes some serious engineering. SRT's best and brightest spent some serious engineering effort into making sure the Hellcat engine doesn't burst under the hellacious …

Sports Cars

Hellcat who? Z06 what? Hennessey whips up a 717 hp Mustang

While Ford slowly preps the GT350, Hennessey jumps the gun in a great way.<p>This is the Hennessey HPE700, otherwise known as a 2015 Ford Mustang GT given the full Hennessey treatment to the tune of 717 hp, courtesy of (what else?) a big-ass blower. It's here to give the Ford guys something to crow …