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2014 Porsche Cayman S First Test

Lightning Strikes Twice<p>The last Porsche Cayman won our Best Driver’s Car event in 2009. As far as high praise goes for sports cars, that’s about as high as it gets. Expectations for the new 2014 Cayman, then — the one with more power, 918-derived styling, a stiffer chassis, and so on — are quite …

2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S First Test

Mystifyingly Big Brit Comes Up BIG<p>This space sold to E-Type anecdotes and groovy Swinging Sixties tropes.<p>Now that that’s out of the way, let’s move on to the 2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S. It’s a sporting and luxurious convertible with room for two and a $92,895 sticker price, meaning it’ll probably be …

John Wall Throws a Full-Court Alley-Oop to Himself in a Possibly Fake Video

When the Washington Wizards signed point guard John Wall to a five-year, $80 million contract extension, they knew they were securing one of the quickest and most athletic point guards in the NBA.<p>In fact, Wall is so quick that he's one of the few players in the NBA who could make this video of him …

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Derrick Rose says he'll play in the first game of the season

The Bulls' Derrick Rose says he'll play in the season opener while coach Tom Thibodeau goes over the plan for his preseason action.<p>Everyone has been …

What high-performance car would you like to rent from Hertz? More -> http://bit.ly/12n3tq8

Meet the original Pagani test mule. This Zonda has done over 680,000 miles and has been nicknamed the Zonda 'Nonno.' More -> http://bit.ly/12zBoNs

Chevrolet Announces the 2014 Corvette Stingray's Fuel Economy

In Chevrolet’s announcement revealing EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2014 Corvette, it rather boldly declares that the new Vette is the most efficient sports car packing more than 400 horsepower. Now, that might seem like Chevy’s slicing things a bit thin, but the claim is impressive …

Ferrari is planning to bring some bespoke models to the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Don't worry, we'll be posting photos for you to gawk at. More -> http://bit.ly/12gvnsk

Opel has previewed the Monza Concept before its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. So far, it looks good. More -> http://bit.ly/18IW9h9

2013 Jaguar XF 3.0 Supercharged

Generally speaking, I don't get too upset about the growing need to replace displacement in modern cars. Sure, there are exceptions (don't you touch my 6.2-liter AMG V8), but honestly, the industry's new forced induction powertrains are all lovely, and their gains in fuel economy – when they …

Test Drive: The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

The first production plug-in hybrid sedan from Porsche<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Porsche isn't the first name in hybrids, or even in green cars. But the company is leveraging its depth of engineering knowledge to move forward in the field rather quicker than a small company should.<p>Examples of …

What Is It Like to Drive a $500,000 Rolls-Royce Convertible? Just Like You’d Imagine, Only Much, Much Better

In the Detroit of our 1970s and 1980s youth—crippled as it was by the OPEC oil embargo, new pollution-control standards, and the influx of inexpensive (and superior) Japanese cars—the number of truly lust-worthy domestic vehicles, particularly for incipient urbane brand sluts like us, was quite …

Review: 2013 BMW X6M - Swansong Edition

With Mercedes cranking out AWD versions of their AMG products and Audi finally bringing their AWD “RS” products to America, it was only a matter of …

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 will be hitting dealerships on August 5. Will you be buying one? More -> http://bit.ly/1ai9FJL