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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S

The budget Bugatti Veyron.<p>Have you ever peeked through the window of a sports car to see what transmission it has? Did you scoff and silently judge the owner for saddling his or her sports car with an automatic? We’ve done that, too. But if you spot a new 911 Turbo on the street, don’t bother …

Porsche Planning to Expand 911 Lineup with Off-Road Model

Take this Carrera 4S and imagine it on taller suspension and bigger tires, and you get an idea of what the 911 Safari concept will look like.<p>Porsche’s lineup of 911s in the U.S. is already quite extensive: There are the Carrera, the Carrera S, the Carrera and Carrera S cabriolets, the Carrera 4 and …

Off-roading

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster vs Aventador coupe - full length challenge video

Staff Picks: The Best of 2013

We’re all incredibly lucky here at <i>Motor Trend</i>. Day in and day out, we get to do what we love: drive, test, and review the latest and greatest cars, trucks, and SUVs on the market. So even when things are (relatively) bad, it’s still all good. With 2014 just around the corner, our staffers have …

Year in Pictures: Our 24 Hottest Car Photos of 2013

We here at <i>Car and Driver</i> are lucky enough to drive and test some pretty amazing cars, and also to have the privilege to tell you about them. We pride ourselves on delivering the best reviews and the most accurate test data anywhere, but the stories we tell wouldn’t be complete without stunning …

Sports Cars

Doctors Say Michael Schumacher’s Condition Slightly Improved

<i>The Telegraph</i> is reporting that following another cranial procedure, doctors treating former F1 world champion Michael Schumacher have noted a slight improvement in his condition. Schumacher is in critical condition after a skiing accident Sunday; Monday he had brain surgery and was put into a …

Motor Racing

2014 Toyota Tundra 5.7L V-8 4x4

A good truck made slightly better.<p>TESTED<p>Few things inspire brand loyalty as fiercely as do full-size pickup trucks. And although Ford, GM, and Ram have been burnishing their corporations’ bottom lines for decades, Toyota’s full-size Tundra has never really turned cargo-hauling capability into …

TOTD: What’s Your List of Top 10 Cars of 2013?

There’s no denying that 2013 was a memorable year full of car launches and news. We’ve already shared our best and most memorable cars and experiences we’ve had in 2013, and we even listed the top 10 most popular web articles. Now it’s your turn. What’s your list of top 10 cars of 2013?<p>Feel free to …

Facelift Coming for Porsche Cayenne, New Powertrains Possible

A Porsche Cayenne with light camouflage has been spotted cold weather testing. With its lightly disguised front end and taillights, the prototype is good indication that the sporty SUV is soon due for a mid-cycle refresh and facelift.<p><b>Read about the smaller Porsche Macan SUV here.</b><p>Up front, the …

2014 SRT Viper TA Track Drive

Taming a 640-HP Super Serpent<p>Confession: The 2014 SRT Viper TA is the first Viper I have driven. Like its namesake, the Viper has a reputation for biting its driver at the limits. In fact, professional racer Randy Pobst said about the Viper at the 2013’s Best Driver’s Car competition, “I broke a …