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2014 Porsche Cayman S PDK Automatic

Everything the childhood versions of ourselves hoped a 911 would be.<p>TESTED<p>You have to keep reminding yourself while dusting switchbacks in the Austrian Alps with the new Porsche Cayman S that this is not your dream car. This is not the 911 Carrera, the car in the posters that once wallpapered your …

2013 BMW 135is review: BMW proves that it still makes sports cars - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> An engine upgrade gives the <b>2013 BMW135is</b> 320 horsepower and a 7,000rpm redline. It delivers an excellent exhaust note and handling is superb. An optional Technology package adds many connected features.<p><b>The Bad</b> Without the Active Steering option, indifferent steering response lets the …

More photos of the 2014 Mazda3 sedan

Thanks to the folks at <i>Top Gear Russia</i>, we got an early glimpse of the 2014 Mazda3 sedan. Now, Mazda has released more images of its sleek new four-door, and if you like what the Japanese automaker has done with the five-door hatchback, you won't find anything to complain about with the sedan.<p>Many …

BMW's last M3 coupe

With next-gen two-door Bimmers now called the 4-series, we bid farewell to the last two-door M3.<p>A moment of silence, please. BMW has just built its very last M3. Again. This is becoming a bit of a habit for the Bavarians.<p>The infamous stoppages keep happening. There was 1992, when the last of the …

IBM And Sprint Team Up On Smarter Connected Cars That Send Data When The Engine's Off

If you’re lucky enough to drive a new luxury car, you’re probably used to the idea of the car connecting to your iPhone to play music and of web-connected dashboards that can offer you maps and weather. But that’s just the beginning for connected cars that will continue to get more comfortable and …

2014 Infiniti Q50 sees 3,650 pre-sales ahead of Aug. 5 debut

Infiniti's answer to the hot new sports sedans from BMW, Cadillac and Lexus is creeping closer and closer to its August 5 arrival in dealerships. And while we yet can't pass judgment on the Infiniti Q50 – formerly known as G37 – 3,650 Americans are apparently ready to, as they've already raised …

Peugeot RCZ R is the most potent production Pug ever

Peugeot will use this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil the most powerful production car in its 100-plus-year history – the RCZ R.<p>The RCZ R uses a new version of the 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder found in the standard RCZ. Given the sexy name of EP6CDTR, it sports a beefier …

RV Inverter: How to Choose the Best Option

So, you want to start dry camping? or perhaps just feel more comfortable “off the grid”?<p>That doesn’t mean you have to give up your TV, microwave …

David Coulthard drives Jim Clark's Lotus 25

Driving Colin Chapman's revolutionary racer around Silverstone.<p>American F1 test driver Alexander Rossi drove a 1967 Lotus 49 for <i>Road & Track</i>'s relaunch issue. Now, to celebrate the British GP, the BBC has arranged for ex-Formula 1 driver David Coulthard to drive another car associated with the …