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Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Dodge Challenger

Many anticipated the 2015 Dodge Challenger’s big reveal at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, but when muscle car was finally revealed, some were underwhelmed by the subtle changes. It didn’t appear to be a new car, but in Dodge‘s defense, the Challenger was supposed to keep its retro …

TOTD: What Car Would you Own with SRT’s Hellcat Engine?

Rumors about SRT’s Hellcat engine have been making headlines for months, but the official news is finally here. Arriving on the heels of Chrysler Automobiles’ five-year plan are the preliminary details on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, which will sit on the very top of the Challenger …

2014 Jaguar XJR First Test

Executive Express<p>When I drove the 2014 Jaguar XJR Long Wheelbase at Ridge Motorsports Park (an hour outside of Tacoma, Washington) last year, I was impressed with the big cat’s strong acceleration and nimble chassis. At the time, we weren’t able to put the 550-hp premium sedan through our standard …

One Plausible Reason Why Indians Love Honking Horns

A few things will jump out at foreigners when they first arrive in India. One is the mass of people, and the unavoidable poverty. Over 70% of Mumbai residents live in slums, or are homeless. Another sight will be the sacred cow roaming two-lane streets here and there. But perhaps the most unique …

Which Convertible - New Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro?

For those who like feeling the wind blow through their hair, there’s a new convertible on the market: the 2015 Ford Mustang. Like its hardtop counterpart, the topless Mustang also underwent significant changes. All ‘verts will come with a black soft top and feature a new mechanism that’s purely …

2013 Jaguar XJL 5.0 Supercharged First Test

Light on Its Feet with a Animalistic Growl<p>For four decades, the Jaguar XJ served evolved gradually until the 2010 model finally gained modern styling and a fastback-like look. Now in the last half of this generation’s lifespan, we drove and tested a 2013 Jaguar XJL 5.0 Supercharged to find out how …

How to buy auto parts without getting screwed

Be a smarter parts shopper.<p>Car owners who call dealerships are often shocked when they learn the cost of replacement parts.<p>A trim piece that costs maybe $5 to make could carry a 5000% premium at the retail counter. Some parts are priced to the moon simply because many consumers don't know any …

Automotive Industry

What urine can tell about your health – especially the colour

It's something we all get rid of several times a day – and sometimes in the middle of the night – but it's not exactly a topic of everyday or, let's face it, polite conversation.<p>Still, urine, pee – call it what you will – can tell a lot about a person's health, especially when it comes to …

Urinary Tract Infection

Why that perfect penis story comes up short, on many levels

"Penis size preference: See what women want here!"<p>You might expect to see this kind of garbage headline on a cheap Google ad, or a pop up on YouTube, or even a "targeted" Facebook advertisement (thanks for all of those insinuations, Facebook.)<p>But no: This headline actually appeared today on the …

Civil Rights

1986 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 vs. Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z | Archived Comparison Test

From the July 1986 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Mr. C.N. Hughes<br>Chief Engineer, Camaro<br>Chevrolet Motor Division<br>30003 Van Dyke Avenue<br>Warren, Michigan<p>Mr. James H. Kennedy<br>Manager, Mustang Development<br>Ford Motor Company<br>21500 Oakwood Avenue<br>Dearborn, Michigan<p>Gentlemen:<p>It has come to our attention that Ameri­can …

Sports Cars

If you thought being billed for gas after returning a rental car was bad, check out this story of a Nova Scotia woman who says she was charged $47,000 after returning a vehicle that was subsequently stolen from the company's lot. http://bit.ly/1gyIE4Y

The 2015 Ford Mustang wants to conquer the world

But can it conquer its competition?<p>"The Mustang is the essence of Ford on a good day." So says Ford global marketing vice president Jim Farley, who's in charge of the sixth-generationMustang. Whether he means this or it's a case of accidental honesty, he's exactly right. The Mustang is Ford, for …

2015 Ford Mustang First Look

Brawn, Beauty, Breeding<p>There was no shortage of opinions or ideas when it came to creating the 2015 Ford Mustang.<p>The sixth-generation Mustang marks the 50th birthday for the iconic sport coupe, and nearly everyone within the company—and even more outside of it—wanted to share their thoughts with …

The 2015 Ford Mustang: Finally, a Real Sports Car? - The Lohdown

<i>“There is no doubt in our minds that this latest personal sporty car from Ford will sell like proverbial hotcakes. It has a lot going for it. Styling is fresh and different without being far out, and the performance options are plentiful. Best of all is the price tag—way under $3000.”</i><p>Technical …

2015 Ford Mustang Debuts! This Time It's Definitely the Real Thing

Turbo four, independent rear, and shrinkage confirmed.<p>Okay, we admit it: When we leaked the new 2015 Ford Mustang, we didn’t know everything. Some of the details still needed work. We got the shape of the hood scoops wrong. We weren’t sure what the headlight innards looked like. (Who would have …

Sports Cars

Behind the lens: Shooting the Ford GT feature

What's it like to make an XCAR film? Let producer Nick Wilkinson take you through the process. This time he's looking at our incredible Ford GT feature.<p>Three days prior to this we'd had XCAR's biggest shoot to date, the BMW roadster film. Despite each of those cars being magnificent in their own …

Ford GT

This 5 Year Old Declines Free Sony Tablet, Says He’s Getting an iPad

Five-year-old genius Arden Hayes was on Jimmy Kimmel last night showing off his impressive knowledge of world geography. The segment took a hilarious …

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 …

Tuners Get Their Last Shot at Retro-Styled Ford Mustang

Ford has a pretty diverse lineup on its stand at this year’s SEMA show. There are hot hatches, sedans, pickups, and SUVs, and each stand out for one reason or another. But if there’s one Blue Oval model that seemingly was destined for the SEMA spotlight, it’s the Mustang. And with mere months …

Sports Cars

2014 Jaguar XFR-S

Keeping up with the Müllers.<p>TESTED<p>It’s not easy being a hot-rod sports sedan. In the company of giants like the BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, and Audi RS7, 510 horsepower and 4.3 seconds to 60 mph only earns you second-class status. So although Jaguar’s XFR is hardly a slouch, it has struggled to …

Surprising Conclusions in Rating of State Car Ownership Costs

Georgia is the most expensive state in which to operate an automobile. Oregon is cheapest. And Oklahoma (where the wind comes sweeping down the …

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium vs. 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid | Comparison Test

TESTED<p>If you are dubious about electrified cars entering the American fleet, consider the two subjects of this comparison test. Both of these models were newly redesigned for 2013, and, as of this writing, the Honda Accord is the bestselling nameplate in the country. The Ford Fusion is the …

The 2014.5 Ford Mustang: Everything We Know

Recently, two Mustang owners claim they got to see the 2014.5 Mustang in the flesh at a consumer clinic. They've leaked everything they know about …

10+ Ways to Boost Your Fertility

It's an aspect of our health that most of us take for granted: Have sex, get pregnant, right? In reality, even minor stressors can throw your body out of whack. If you're trying to conceive, these simple health moves can help protect your fertility.<p>Here's good news: Staying well nourished boosts …

Symantec brings new Insights to Mobile Security

On Wednesday, Symantec released a new version update to Norton Mobile Security. The main focus of this release highlights Symantec's goal to prevent apps from leaking private data.___<p>With this version comes the debut of Norton Mobile Insights, the byproduct of a massive endeavor to analyze over 4 …

Apps

My first Brazilian wax | Toronto Star

I consider her statement and tell her it’s just one of those things I want to do once, like some people feel about skydiving or climbing Mount …

Wedding gift spat spirals out of control after bride demands to see receipt | Toronto Star

<b>Got a wedding story? Share it using the commenting tool below</b><p>Louise Fox , an etiquette coach who has appeared on shows including Slice TV’s Rich …

2015 Ford Mustang Spied with Exposed Front End!

Our first look at the Mustang's Evos-inspired face.<p><i>Update: The 2015 Ford Mustang has been officially revealed. Click here for full info and photos.</i><p><b>What It Is:</b> These photos show us the fascia of the 2015 Ford Mustang for the first time, in all its screw-the-retro glory. The only throwback in the …

Sports Cars

Wanted: People who can crunch numbers and see the future

Evan Garmaise describes himself as a bit of a gearhead and a numbers guy who's interested in management. He says it was hard to find a role that combines his talents, despite his computer science degree and MBA. So the 32-year-old analyst was excited to spot an ad for a program that provides …