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Here's How to Avoid Understeer

Understeer may be the enemy of refined performance driving, but learning how to mitigate it and understanding weight transfer is something all drivers need to know. “If you do it properly,” military pilot and Bondurant Racing School student Billy Knight says, “you get around the corner a lot …

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How to Adjust Your Seat and Mirrors for Track Driving

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10 Incredible Driving Roads You’ve Never Heard Of

Few countries in the world can claim the geographical accolades that the United States can. We are a country flanked by the two largest oceans in the …

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The 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Is Perfect Except For Three Things

Some things bear repeating. For instance, I tend to harp on about how value trumps price and that you shouldn’t ever settle for the mundane just …

Revel in the Glorious Wail of Honda's 1.5-liter F1 V12

Honda's 230 horsepower, 11,500 rpm V12 was unlike anything else in 1965.<p>I've had sound on my mind ever since reading Sam Smith's piece about his favorite automotive noises. I haven't had the distinct pleasure of hearing the 1.5-liter V12 in Honda's RA272 F1 car, but it's still one of my favorite …

11 of the Greatest American Race Cars of All Time

Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the boldest, most successful, and most innovative racecars in history. Here are 11 of our favorites—and they only scratch the surface of America's rich racing heritage.<p>Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the …

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 …

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The List Shorts #720: Perfect a donut

In this installment of <i>The List Shorts</i>, Formula Drift driver Michael Essa demonstrates two versions of the classic donut in his BMW E36 3-Series. Host Jessi Combs attempts to replicate his technique in a Ford F-150 Tremor.<p>Watch as Jessi checks "perfect a donut" off of her list.<p>Have an RSS feed? …

The Fall of the House of Bertone

This is how a legacy dies.<p>In August 1996, 82-year-old Nuccio Bertone came home from a holiday in the south of Italy feeling poorly. Six months later, on February 26, 1997, he was gone. The man who had transformed his father's unnotable coachbuilding shop into one of the world's most respected …

This vintage Carroll Shelby film is everything badass about the 1960s

"My name is Carroll Shelby, and performance is my business."<p>Big things are afoot in Dearborn. We know a hardcore Shelby GT350 Mustang will drop next year, and persistent rumors of a new GT40 suggest that we may see Ford's two most beloved nameplates return in the next 24 months. Of course, neither …

If you can change your own oil, you can adjust your valves

You can do a better job than your shop can. Here's how.<p>Adjust your own valves and you become a man. When you go forth into the world, lesser souls shall part before you like the Red Sea. Women will sense your well-oiled, mechanically capable aura and entice you into back rooms with a trail of …