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Dodge Dart R/T Concept: The Hot Compact Dodge Needs to Build

Dodge has a fascinating history of building hot compacts, one prominent example being the Omni GLHS by Shelby, while the Caliber SRT4 marked a low point in terms of style and refinement. For the 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas, the carmaker has taken its sensible Dart and tweaked it significantly to …

Watch a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport hit 246 mph during road rally

The Bugatti Veyron might be getting on in years, but it's still an engineering marvel capable of truly insane velocity. There are tons of videos of the Veyron doing its super-high-speed trick of reaching 200 miles per hour with seemingly no effort. But do you know how much ground the coupe is …

2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed First Drive

Readjusting the Senses in Crewe's Fastest, Most Powerful Grandiose Grand Tourer<p>It’s been a while since my senses were completely thrown for a loop. I’d always thought that plus-sized coupes might hustle like a thoroughbred, but they most certainly would not also pivot like a linebacker. It just …

Bentley Motors

One man, one canyon road, one garage-built Corolla

The unintentionally amazing style of a car built for a single purpose.<p>This is Mark Still's "No Style" Corolla. Yes, that's Matt Farah driving and reviewing it, but pay attention to the road. You see, Still loves that road and he wanted something fun to drive on it, but he didn't know much about …

Classic Cars

New drifting world record set in Toyota GT86

We have entered a drifting arms race. Last year, BMW smashed the Guinness World Record for the longest drift by hanging the tail out for 51.3 miles around a wet skid pad in an M5 at the BMW Performance Driving School in South Carolina. That beat the previous milestone of nearly seven miles. Now, …

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat ringtone revs up [w/video]

The best (or worst, depending on your views) thing about smartphones is that you're able to carry lots, and lots of useful stuff around in your pocket. That means you can always have a phone, messaging service, email, flashlight, calculator, dictionary, encyclopedia, and literally thousands of …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Where it Stands in Speed

With all of the knee-buckling numbers surrounding the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, we were inspired to compile a few lists of the fastest vehicles currently on sale that we’ve tested, ranked by their quarter-mile elapsed time, trap speed, and power. In each list, the Hellcat makes the top …

Sports Cars

Ford rolls out diesel Focus ST at Goodwood [w/poll]

If you're in the market for a hot hatch, there are some excellent choices at your disposal – especially if you live in Europe. But if you want a diesel, well, your choices become rather more limited. Volkswagen tends to that niche market with the Golf GTD (essentially an oil-burning version of the …

Watch this rally car come within inches of killing four spectators

Rallying isn't just dangerous for drivers, it's far and away one of the most dangerous forms of motorsport for spectators. Because of a lack of runoff areas and barriers, an out-of-control rally car is a huge danger for the fans that line the track. That's a lesson these extremely lucky Polish …

Meet the 2015 Porsche Macan

The 2015 Porsche Macan will arrive in two trim levels: Macan S (base price $49,900) and Macan Turbo (base price $72,300).

Audi to launch 600-hp RS6 Avant Plus?

Much to the dismay of many – but apparently not enough – there's a whole category of power wagons available overseas that we just can't get our hands on. While the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Estate and Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon are both available Stateside, the recently revised Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG …

Ferrari delivers one-off F12 SP America in New York

Ferrari's Special Projects division has apparently been keeping busy. We're sure that we don't even see half of the special one-offs Maranello's customer skunkworks unit produces, but we've been seeing quite a few lately.<p>The last one that popped up on our radar screens was the F12 TRS revealed at …

First Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe

An all-out assault on the luxurious two-doors that ups the game.<p>This is not a new CL, says Mercedes: It's an S-Class coupe. A small change, but a big difference. The rebranding reinforces the relationship with the world's best-selling luxury sedan, as Merc's big hardtop makes an all-out assault on …

Extreme Sports

Classified Triumph 675 'Doomsdaytona'

John Ryland is one of the standout custom bike builders from the past few years. He’s dazzled us with a succession of Honda CBs and Yamaha Viragos, each one bearing that unmistakable Classified Moto style: cool metallic hues and uprated gold forks.<p>The latest bike to bear the Classified Moto name is …

Hell Hath No Fury Like the 707-Horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

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First Drives: 2015 Chrysler 200C V6

Your rental upgrade has been approved.<p>For the first four months of last year, more than half of all Chrysler 200 sedans were sold as fleet vehicles. No wonder it's widely seen as the official car of the rental lot. And it's doubtful those fleet sales did anything to help Chrysler in the long run. …

Chrysler

Watch this motorcycle rider get hit in the head with another bike

Close calls don't come much closer.<p>Talk about a close shave: That this guy stayed upright after such a violent mugging is mind boggling.<p>Just... Watch the video, you'll get the drift. Riders are setting a quick pace at The Ridge in Washington State. There's a little confusion at the top of a hill, …

Washington State

The New Bentley Continental GT3-R

The two-door, two-seat sports coupe is a quickened version of the GT3, with 572 horsepower and a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that pushes the car to 60 miles per hour in just 3.6 seconds. That’s faster than the Continental GTC Speed and Supersports versions (0-60mph in 4 and 3.7 seconds, …

BMW M3 rally car gets epic air, gives zero f**ks

Gravity? Let's test it!<p>This clip is from this year's Viru Rally in Estonia. Don't bother visiting the event's web site. It's a disaster. The guys in this BMW M3 are our newheroes, however. Pritt Koik and Alari-Uku Heldna come upon a serious jump, and proceed to send the coupe into low orbit. The …

BMW

What I'd Do Differently: Michael Bay

Director Michael Bay's movies pack in so much action that his crews call it "Bayhem." Much of it involves cars. His fourth Transformers film opens June 27th.<p><i>C/D:</i> <i>In the first</i> Bad Boys <i>movie in 1995, was that your personal Porsche 911 Turbo?</i><p><b>MB:</b> Yeah. The studio didn’t want to rent a car and we didn’t …

Sports Cars

LaFerrari, McLaren P1, Porsche 918 and Agera R take to Assen

It's the show-down (sort of) we've all been waiting for. The battle of the hybrid hypercars from the performance powerhouses of Europe: Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder. No one publication has managed to get their hands on all three just yet, but this video has – and with a …

Rep: Tracy Morgan Is Responsive, Undergoes Surgery for Broken Bones

Tracy Morgan underwent surgery Sunday as he recovers from injuries sustained during a fatal traffic accident.<p>Morgan, 45, was hospitalized early …

Subaru Wants to Make Next Impreza a Sexy, WRX-y Thing

2016 Model Could Be Bold Direction For Automaker<p>The Subaru WRX Concept unveiled at the 2013 New York International Auto Show was the most radical, aggressive looking Rex we’ve ever seen from Subaru. After decades of designs in which functionality prevailed over form, here was a WRX that was pretty …

Subaru

Dive Into Dubai’s Supercar Police Fleet (W/ Video)

The Emirati city of Dubai made big waves last year when it started purchasing supercars and turning them into police cars. First there was the Lamborghini Aventador police car. Then, the Ferrari FF. Before we knew what was happening, Dubai then added an Aston Martin One-77, and the <i>pièce de</i> …

Sports Cars

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge to cost over $100,000?

Enthusiasts have been clamoring for Infiniti to build a car like the Q50 Eau Rouge for years. In concept form, it employs the GT-R's much-loved 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6, tuned to produce 560 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque, with the whole works slid underneath fetching luxury sedan bodywork …

Chevrolet set to unleash 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 supercar

Get ready for the monster 'Vette.<p>Chevrolet plans to unleash a 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 late this year.<p>The automaker said it will be among the few cars with more than 600 horses that you can buy at a dealership in the U.S. It will be the most powerful production car ever from General Motors, …

Remake of Terminator 2 in Grand Theft Auto V is shot-for-shot good

We've seen no shortage of zany stunts in the huge, open world of <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>. A quick YouTube search reveals a huge variety of videos, with people crashing and/or blowing up planes, boats, cars and whatever else they come across in the world of San Andreas. This, though, might be our new …

Watch: Inside the Dubai Police Force's Fleet of Supercars

Dubai is a strange and moneyed place, so it makes sense that its police department is quirky and willing to spend cash. Italy might have a cute Lamborghini cop car, but Dubai has an entire <i>fleet</i> of supercars. Vocativ has gone inside the city’s police force to take a closer look at the cars and the …

2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Review

Shot Through The Heart By A Rosso Corsa Italian Cupid<p>I wasted my last hour with the 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale pacing the polished concrete floor of Home Depot. My quest was to find an industrial-strength adhesive that would permanently bond me to the bright-red Italian's carbon-fiber racing seat. …