Jean-Pierre Limoges

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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 …

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2018 Honda Accord Sport 2.0T Photo Gallery

2018 Honda Accord Sport 2.0T Manual

Can this car save the sedan?<p>From the November 2017 issue<p>Here we are, 17 years after the millennium, creeping toward a driverless future discussed elsewhere in this issue. Robocars will ask very little of us, only that we sit there and wait. After a few years of this, our driving skills are likely …

Audi Sport’s RS3 and TT-RS: The same engine but very different cars

We test these 400hp, five-cylinder siblings on track at Lime Rock Park.<p>We usually pay for our own travel expenses, but in this case Audi provided …

2016 Ford Focus RS vs. Subaru WRX STI, VW Golf R | Comparison Test

From the May 2016 issue<p>Europe gave us the hot hatchback and so we wanted to return the favor, choosing the Continent for our first comparison of the eagerly awaited Ford Focus RS. We took a car from the media launch in Valencia, Spain, and headed over the border to France, enabling us to use both …

Horsepower vs. Torque: What's the Difference? – Feature

Which is better? Here’s how you quash that bar-night debate.<p>Yogi Berra, never known to dwell on engine particulars, would have concluded that torque and horsepower are the same thing, only different. Actually, that simplification is partially correct.<p>Torque and power are what engines produce when …

2016 Lexus RC200t F Sport

The "Radical Coupe" in its least-expensive and least-powerful iteration.<p>The Lexus RC is a relative newcomer to the compact-premium-coupe segment, which perhaps is why this “radical coupe” seems to be striving. The twisted-hourglass grille, sculpted-from-meringue fenders, ribbed taillamps, and …

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: It's Back and It's Rejuvenated

The Accord hybrid returns after a one-year hiatus.<p>In spite of superior engineering, Honda hybrids have never posed a serious threat to the Toyota Prius. In 1999, the original Honda Insight hybrid beat the Prius to the U.S. market by a few months with a small motor-generator attached to its …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Dissected: Chassis, Powertrain, Design, and More

Chevrolet's 2016 Camaro is a lot newer than it looks.<p>From the July 2015 issue<p>Very few nameplates have been around as long as this magazine. The Camaro wasn’t there at the very beginning, but, having made its debut in 1967, it’s still one of the oldest model names on sale today. And when it …

Ford Focus RS Horsepower and Torque Confirmed!

The Volkswagen Golf R? The Subaru WRX STI? Ford rooster-tails sand in their faces with the announcement that the awesome new Focus RS will make a staggering 345 horsepower from its 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder. The VW packs 292 horsepower, the STI 305.<p>Ford claimed “more than 315 horsepower” …

Ford Recalls 423,000 Cars for Potential Power-Steering Failure

Ford is recalling more than 400,000 vehicles in North America after reports of intermittent electric power-steering failure. In a separate recall announced simultaneously, Ford is also bringing back 19,500 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoosts for elevated underbody temperatures that could potentially damage …

Ford Fusion

Apple working on something to ‘give Tesla a run for its money’

First it was reported that Apple and Tesla are in an intense bidding war for each other’s talent, and now an anonymous Apple employee has come out of the woodwork to talk smack.<p>Tesla engineers are apparently “jumping ship” to join Apple, according to an email Business Insider received from an Apple …

Watch Tesla Model S P85D Lay Down EV-Record 1/4-Mile Run

This matchup was bound to happen. In the near lane, you have a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a 707-horse dream machine seemingly built as the vehicular embodiment of “AMERICA, F**K YEAH”—a retro-styled ICBM on wheels, one that Dodge says will do the quarter-mile in 11.2 at 125 on street …

2015 Toyota Camry 2.5L

The punching bag fights back—sort of.<p>America’s bestselling car, the Toyota Camry, is also the car that enthusiasts love to hate. Open disdain for the Camry is a badge of honor on your oil-stained shirtsleeve, a protest against automotive homogeneity. So maybe you’re expecting us to fire off a few …

The Physics of Engine Notes, Or: Why a Toyota V-6 and Porsche Flat-Six Sound So Different

The science of engine sounds.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical …

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Dissected: Chassis, Powertrain, Design, and More

The ATS-V is everything we love about the Cadillac ATS, and then some.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>In spite of our history of doting on the BMW M3 as though it were an internal-combustion golden retriever, we wouldn’t mind an American car making the BMW tuck its quad tailpipes …

2015 Chevrolet SS Manual

Chevy builds the E39 M5 that BMW won't.<p>From the February 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>We’d barely left the parking spot before the Chevrolet SS had us saying, “That’s the stuff.” Push in the clutch, lift off the throttle for your first shift, and the 415-hp LS3 V-8 crackles through the tailpipes on …