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Nissan GT-R Driver Gives Best-Ever Bad Driving Lesson: Video

If you’re an amateur racer, a track day driver, or if you’ve even thought about driving, you should watch this video—but never do anything you see in …

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ plot details: Tony Stark’s plan backfires | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Elizabeth Olsen is seen filming on location for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on March 24 in Aosta, Italy. (Photopix/Getty Images)<p>Elizabeth Olsen is seen filming on location for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on March 24 in Aosta, Italy. (Photopix/Getty Images)<p>Aaron Taylor-Johnson is seen filming on …

2015 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost Automatic

Less of an SVO than an American Audi A5.<p>The 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is the answer to a question that was asked during the last oil crisis. Which, if you were born later than 1979, was blessedly over by the time you arrived. In the aftermath, Ford took a whack at the challenge of creating a …

Sports Cars

2015 Infiniti Q70 / Q70L

Infiniti's next biggish thing.<p>Long-wheelbase mid-size luxury sedans: they’re big in China, not even a thing over here. Sure, we have large cars with big back seats, but stretched luxury mid-sizers—cushy cars that are long but not terribly wide—make no sense here in America, where the roads are wide …

Luxury Lifestyle

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Test Drive And Review: Action Caddy

Swooping down Mulholland Drive, downshifting before entering a curve and preparing to clip the apex on my way back uphill, I’m struck by the realization that I’m driving a Cadillac — and I’m having fun. Other than the brutish power of some of the recent “V” models (XLR-V, STS-V, CTS-V and CTS-V …

2015 Acura TLX Ad Campaign Shows Us a Kind of Thrill (W/Video)

The 2015 Acura TLX is a big deal for Acura. So big, that the Japanese luxury brand has announced the TLX marketing campaign will be the biggest in its history. Centered on the theme “It’s that kind of thrill,” the spots will highlight the TLX’s luxury refinement and sporty performance, and we get a …

Acura

Saleen turns its hand to Tesla Model S with mixed results

Tuning cars with internal-combustion engines is a bit of a known science. Tuning cars that run on electricity, though, is a newer proposition. In Saleen's case, that hasn't meant so much a modification of the electric motor on this Tesla Model S, as a thorough reworking of the car's …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

Take it to the limit.<p>We've compiled each U.S. state's maximum highway speed, reckless driving threshold, and mandatory and maximum penalties for reckless driving, as well as any excessive speed laws and their respective penalties.

Edmunds.com tests Tesla, with mixed results

The automotive research company Edmunds.com took a long drive in a Tesla Model S, and has given the electric sedan a decidedly mixed review.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>An earlier version of this post said Edmunds reported that on three occasions the drivers testing the Tesla experienced a "car died …

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250: Gas Mileage Review Of Compact Luxury Sedan

We've finally had a chance to test out the fuel economy of the new and very popular smallest Mercedes-Benz, the 2014 CLA 250 sedan.<p>The company has …

Luxury Lifestyle

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan First Drive

In the Beginning, Hyundai Created a Good Luxury Sedan, Now it is Better<p>Everyone grows up. Sometimes they mature, trading baby fat for wisdom, and they go on to live long, productive lives. Others take their worst traits and amplify them, and then spend the rest of their lives trolling the Internet, …

Demonstration

The Big Test: 2014 Compact Sedans

Civic vs. Corolla vs. Dart vs. Elantra vs. Jetta vs. Mazda3 vs. Forte<p>In our most recent small sedan tests, we reported on the class’ progress in overtaking midsize sedans to become the best-selling car segment, opining that perhaps this signaled a convergence in North American and European tastes. …

This is how you go from first place to 11th and back again

Rule No. 1: Don't crash. Rule No. 2: Never give up.<p>Thomas Enge took his Lamborghini Gallardo from first to eleventh and back to first in a span of about 45 minutes at this past weekend's Pirelli World Challenge Championship race. It was an incredibly heroic drive, and now we're getting to see how …

Le Mans

Compact Cars Big Test #2: The Ones that Got Away

As sure as the sun will rise, <i>Motor Trend’s</i> comparison tests bring all kinds of commentators out of the woodwork. Our latest Big Test of compact sedans — Dodge Dart GT vs. Honda Civic EX vs. Hyundai Elantra Limited vs. Kia Forte EX vs. Mazda3 i Touring vs. Toyota Corolla LE Eco Plus vs. Volkswagen …

Selling

BMW Hoons The 2014 M5 Competition Package In New Video

We've known since the debut of the 2014 BMW M5 that it would offer an upgrade from the already-monstrous 560 horsepower to 575 horsepower thanks to a …

The Most Memorable Hair Transformations of 2013

After taking a look back at the past 365, these A-listers made the most noteworthy hair changes (from good to bad, subtle and extreme), proving they are true beauty chameleons.<p>After taking a look back at the past 365, these A-listers made the most noteworthy hair changes (from good to bad, subtle …

Motor Trend's Top 10 Most Popular Web Articles of 2013 - Motor Trend WOT

With the ball in Time’s Square set to drop soon, it’s time to officially put 2013 to rest. To celebrate the year that was, we’re going to take a look back at our top 10 most popular Web articles of 2013, and get a look at the stories that got the most eyeballs this past year.<p><b>10. 2014 Motor Trend</b> …

Top 10

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 …

Time I

Favorite Ferraris! Plus Epic Drives Down Under in the Ford Falcon XR6 Ute! Wide Open Throttle Ep 86

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …