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10 Things You Need to Know About the 2015 BMW M3 / M4

We’ve already delivered impressions from our first rides in the 2015 BMW M3 and M4, but now we present some of the minutiae we left out. These 10 details about the legendary coupe and its four-door M3 cohort should fuel your water-cooler conversation at least until the production car debuts in a …

2014 Audi R8 Spyder V-8

An endearing regearing.<p>TESTED<p>Among the many charms of the 2014 Audi R8 Spyder is its embrace of the exclamation mark. Press the button below the new seven-speed S tronic transmission’s gearshift lever, and the instrument panel proclaims, “Sport mode on!” Press it again, and the car responds with …

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This Amazing, Zoomable Universe-In-A-Browser Puts Everything In Perspective

And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.<p>From nanoparticles to galaxies, we can understand a lot about how our universe works--but it's hard to keep things in context. Can you really grasp how far you'd have to travel to reach Mars? Or wrap your head around the infinitesimally small …

2014 Ford Fiesta ST First Drive

As host of the Cannes Film Festival, this city on France’s Cote d’Azur is attuned to the pecking orders of stars. Ford, for its part, seemed to nail …

2014 Kia Forte Koup

A second go-around for Kia's sportiest Forte.<p>Compact two-door coupes have become awfully rare. But Kia is sticking to the formula with the second generation of its Forte Koup, which it launched at the New York auto show. The new model follows the second-generation Forte sedan and hatchback to …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

A 500-horse LS7, standard carbon brakes, and a reduced curb weight should make for one mighty track missile.<p>Chevrolet’s Camaro lineup is becoming quite the haven for track-happy hooligans. It already includes the SS 1LE and one of this year’s Lightning Lap surprises, the mighty ZL1, which broke the …

2014 Kia Soul

Papa's got a brand-new box.<p>Kia’s Soul has been an undeniable success, thanks to clever packaging, unique styling, and a funky-fresh marketing campaign stuffed with, of all things, breakdancing people-sized hamsters. Now, just four years after the Soul was introduced in the U.S., Kia has totally …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Much.<p>Debuting at the 2013 New York auto show, Chevrolet’s 2014 Camaro refresh consists of three or four relatively minor changes. But that simple statement isn’t quite fair to the people behind the bow-tie pony car. Just last year, Chevy upgraded the interiors of …

2014 Scion tC

Dude, your new tC is ready.<p>With Scion’s 10Best-winning FR-S rear-drive sports car stealing the limelight, the brand’s best-selling car, the tC, hasn’t exactly been top of mind. For 2014, though, Scion is aiming to inject a little more attitude into its front-drive coupe. Among the revised visual …

Why There’s No Stick in the U.S. Audi A3/S3 Sedans—But Don't Despair

“All engines are mated to the standard 6-speed S tronic transmission,” Audi buries in the press release for the new A3 and S3 sedans, before going on to plug that S tronic gearbox for its dynamism and smoothness. Reading this in the <i>Car and Driver</i> offices, hearts sunk. Torches were lit. Pitchforks …