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2015 Nissan GT-R / GT-R NISMO

Godzilla and MechaGodzilla.<p>Nissan GT-R fans, you can chill out or relax—or even chillax, if that’s your thing. It’s true that the standard 2015 GT-R is slightly toned down, but it’s not as though the automaker chiseled off the supercoupe’s hard edges. Think of them instead as sanded down by …

Red Bull Racing Celebrates World Championships with Obnoxiously Cool Donuts atop Luxury Hotel

This is pretty simple, really. Red Bull Racing won its fourth consecutive F1 drivers’ and constructors’ championships this year, but the team took a hefty fine from the FIA when Sebastian Vettel ripped a few donuts upon sealing up the titles. What better way to celebrate both championships, and …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 vs. 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera S | Comparison Test

Real longevity is rare in the automotive industry. Only a handful of models have made it to the half-century mark, but the milestone the Porsche 911 celebrates this year is one the Corvette passed a decade ago. Both have survived rampant model proliferation that has crowded their markets, plus …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Coupe

Mr. Oppenheiser's high-performance diet plan.<p>Like many of us, the Camaro entered its fourth decade carrying a little extra baggage. Thick in the haunches and laden with the obligatory accouterments of the modern automotive era, Chevrolet still managed to squeeze mind-blowing performance from it, …

2016 Mercedes-Benz GT AMG Rendered and Detailed

One part SLS, one part 911; stir vigorously.<p><b>What It Is:</b> According to our sources in Germany, the most accurate rendering thus far of the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz GT AMG—a two-door sports car derived from the SLS AMG. Mercedes’ skunkworks team in Affalterbach have the other half of Stuttgart firmly …

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

Sant'Agata has a propensity for building the outlandish.<p>If Lamborghini’s debut of the radical 740-hp, three-off Veneno hypercar at this year’s Geneva auto show was as attention-grabbing as Miley Cyrus doing anything, then it’s safe to distinguish the roadster version you see here as the equivalent …

The Greatest Automotive Flops of the Last 25 Years

Bad cars come and go, but flops are forever.<p><i>“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ­—Truman Capote</i><p><i>“My other Maserati is also a piece of shit.” —bumper sticker seen on a Chrysler’s TC by Maserati in Berkeley, California</i><p>As nouns go, “flop” is a good one—short, peppy, and to the …

McLaren Reveals P1 Performance Estimates

When Ron Dennis lifted the covers off the McLaren P1 at this year’s Geneva auto show, he promised some impressive performance figures: 0–62 in less than three seconds, zero to 186—the magic 300-km/h mark—in less than 17 seconds, and a top speed of 217 mph. He wasn’t lying. Today, McLaren revealed …

McLaren at last confirms the P1's performance figures

Brace yourselves people, for McLaren has announced the performance figures for the P1. The numbers are alarmingly… small. And also quite big – the claimed combined fuel figure, for instance, is 34.0mpg.But that’s not the one you’re really after is it? Here’s what you need to know. We’ll be back …