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Driver Takes Lead At Rally Sweden In Spite Of Flopping Door That Wouldn't Stay Shut

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville ended Friday with an impressive 28.1-second lead at Rally Sweden. Most impressive of all, …

World Rally Championship

What Is The Quickest Zero-To-60 Time Possible For A Street Car?

We have seen some absolutely mind-boggling acceleration times from both hyper-exotic sports and fully electric cars. But where is the limit? This …

5 Incredible Eastern European Road Trips, Mapped

Typically speaking, the whole 'right of passage' trip through Europe is organized around the central and western countries. You know, the eat your …

Travel

BMW M760Li xDrive V12 (2017) review

<b>► BMW unleashes an M7… almost</b><b><br>► 610bhp bi-turbo V12, 3.7sec 0-62mph</b><b><br>► Wickedly fast, yet pampers too</b><p>There’s something of Dr Bruce Banner about the new …

Wagon fever from Dresden http://bit.ly/2lcsTsN

This May Be The New Top Gear We've Been Waiting For

The revived version of the BBC’s <i>Top Gear</i> without its old trio, whose new show got its own mixed reviews, had a tough time leading up to and …

Why You Should Buy A Porsche 911 Turbo S Instead Of The GT3 RS

In Porsche’s 911 lineup, the Turbo S is the quintessential everyday supercar, while the GT3 RS is the focused track weapon. Both have similar prices …

Audi to target Mercedes CLA with sharp new A3 Coupe

New Audi A3 Coupe to take range up a class, and exclusive images show look of the A5 Sportback’s baby brother 2017-01-28 10:00 Audi is readying its …

Concept Cars

2016 (1) - Audi wins...Porsche returns

The battle for victory and the World Champion Drivers and Manufacturers title had taken on a new dimension since the arrival of hybrid technology. …

Le Mans

McLaren P14 - leaked pic of 650S replacement

First image shows striking new design of 650S successor; it will be officially revealed at the Geneva motor show in MarchThe McLaren P14 has been …

Engineering

see a V8-engined Mazda MX-5 torch its tyres

Power takes on purity, with Rory Reid and Sabine Schmitz driving. Who's your money on?...<p>Three all-weather supercars tackle, well, all of the …

Sports Cars

Pontiac Fiero Formula vs Toyota MR2 Supercharged

Which is the better inexpensive, mid-engined sports car?<p><i>From the October 1987 issue of Road & Track</i><p>Two 2-seat, mid-engine sports cars. The configuration is acknowledged as the way to go for all-out enthusiastic driving, and both of our test cars have established more than respectable credentials. …

Engineering

2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona Was Soggy and Satisfying

Rain on the Rolex 24 didn't stop Wayne Taylor Racing's Cadillac from winning overall.<p>Chris CantleView Chris Cantle's …

NASCAR

Jaguar Will Put the F-Type R's 550-hp Supercharged V8 in the F-Pace

The engine might also find its way into the BMW M3-sized Jaguar XE.<p>If you are looking for the loudest, baddest sports car or roadster out there, chances are you'll end up with the Jaguar F-Type. And as far as performance sedans go, the Brits have given us some rather convincing propositions in the …

BMW

Formula 1: Brawn wants quality races over quantity but isn't ruling out calendar expansion

<b>New Formula 1 managing director of motorsports, Ross Brawn, says he would like to see a better quality of event on the calendar, rather than</b> …

Formula One

Taylor brothers, Gordon, Angelelli, Cadillac DPi win 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH – A long 24 hours, made even longer by 12 hours of cold temperatures, steady rain and 21 caution flags – not even close to a record, …

Ford GT wins GT Le Mans class at Rolex 24 at Daytona

With a brand-new car for one of the top manufacturers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans class, and three new manufacturers …

Lexus, Mercedes-AMG, Acura generally fare well in Rolex 24 at Daytona debut

The postrace celebrations weren’t confined to the winning teams after the Rolex 24 at Daytona Sunday. After all, the Rolex 24 is an endurance race …

Koenigsegg Art Director's Regera Is An Exercise In Restraint

There's a certain something about supercars all decked out in black. They look sinister, sure, but what really intrigues us about these murdered-out …

Supercars

TVR's 10 greatest hits - from the Chimaera to the Tamora

TVR SagarisWe've rated nearly six decades’ worth of hairy-chested home-grown sports cars from the much-loved Blackpool car maker of yesteryearTVR is …

TVR

Next-Generation Volkswagen Golf GTI To Get Hybrid Power

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI will benefit from a boost in performance and improved fuel economy thanks to a …

Engineering

TVR Griffith - revisiting an all-time classic British sports car

To drive a TVR Griffith today is to experience that moment in your time machine when your hand slips on the lever and accidentally transports you …

Engineering

Porsche in Daytona 2017: #NewStartingLine

Chris Harris Vs Honda NSX - Top Gear: Series 23 - BBC

Mercedes-AMG at the Alfred Dunhill Championship 2016

ESS Supercharged BMW M3 E92 INSANE Sounds, Flames & Drifting!!

Porsche Panamera Turbo v BMW M6 v Mercedes-AMG S 63: Ultimate luxury sports cars tested | Autocar

Is a V8 Vantage Better with a Supercharger?