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TOTD: Do you Like Cars With Turbo Overboost?

An increasing number of automakers are touting a turbo overboost feature in certain performance cars. Motor Trend forum member <b>jaguarxf</b> started a discussion to see how others feel about the feature, which typically provides short bursts of additional horsepower and/or torque under heavy acceleration.<p>…

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2013

One of the highlights of Monterey Car Week every year is The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Held at The Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel, California for the past 11 years, “The Quail,” as the Gathering is known, is a one-day classic car show, gourmet food event and social happening all in one. …

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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept First Look

Innovative Hybrid is Neither Blue nor a Coupe<p>Prepare for confusion: The Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe concept isn’t a coupe — it’s a four-door crossover. And it isn’t even blue — it’s metallic orange. Clearly some product planners at VW have an interesting sense of humor. Instead of focusing on what …

Spyker B6 Venator Concept

Spyker is back, and with an entry-level sports car.<p>Victor Muller is tenacious. The Dutch industrialist resurrected sports-car maker Spyker in 2000, 75 years after it had gone under. Powered by an Audi V-8, the Spyder, Laviolette and Aileron models have formed the backbone of the company since then. …

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10 Hottest Debuts of the 2013 Geneva Auto Show

Everything's better in Switzerland: Cheese, chocolate, and smokin'-hot new cars.<p>The 2013 Geneva auto show played host to a huge amount of significant and high-profile debuts, and this is our list of the 10 hottest production and concept cars that dropped in Switzerland. Among this alphabetical list …

Sports Cars

Mitsubishi GR-HEV Concept

Technically, it's a pickup; subjectively, it's something else altogether.<p>When Mitsubishi first previewed this GR-HEV concept ahead of the 2013 Geneva auto show, we were intrigued by its diesel-electric hybrid powertrain. Now that the sheets have been pulled back, we’re still curious, but by golly …

Autos

Polaris Borrowing Airless Tire Tech From Subsidiary, Putting it Into Production

The concept of airless tires is not new, and big-name tire companies like Michelin and Bridgestone each have introduced their own take on the concept in the past few years, although neither has a tire on sale for anything outside of skid-steer construction equipment. Like the big guns’ efforts, …

Michelin

COBB Tuning Introduces 300-hp Tanner Foust Edition Ford Focus ST

COBB Tuning has long been associated with modifying Subarus of the WRX and STI variety, but lately it has begun branching out to other brands. One of the latest objects of the firm’s attention is Ford’s Focus. The outfit brought a regular Focus modified for racing duty to the 2011 SEMA show, and …

Top Gear

Callaway Plans Shooting Brake for 2014 Corvette

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette’s on-sale date still is months away, but Callaway Cars already has plans for a conversion. Callaway’s idea is to turn the coupe into a shooting brake—uppity British slang for an exotic two-door station wagon. As it turns out, most Americans aren’t familiar with that …

Sports Cars