Performance

 
2013 BMW M5

BMW M Boss Says 600 HP Is The Limit, Manuals Not Long For This World

Manual transmissions have fallen out of favor with mainstream buyers, but hardcore enthusiasts aren't giving up on them. So surely BMW's M division, maker of performance cars that specifically target the enthusiast market, will be a safe haven for the clutch pedal for the time being. Or maybe not... read more

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2013 Ford Focus ST

2013 Ford Focus ST: Sound Strategy Goes Brassy, Not Boomy

If you've ever owned a high-performance compact car or hot hatch, you know that while they can be surprisingly versatile and practical for everyday driving and the commute... read more June 25, 2012 by 


 
2012 Nissan Nismo 370Z

Nissan Planning RS Engine Tunes To Enhance NISMO Lineup

Nismo is a familiar name to performance enthusiasts that happen to have a taste for Nissan products, but it's about to get a new flavor: RS. While the letters are commonly... read more May 15, 2012 by 


 
2013 Infiniti IPL G Convertible

Infiniti Considers Sports Car Line To Boost Volume: Report

When it comes to a distinct brand identity, Japanese luxury marque Infiniti is at something of a loss. For one, it lacks the luxury and bulletproof-reliability reputation of... read more April 2, 2012 by 


 
Motor Authority Best Car To Buy lead image

Motor Authority To Name "Best Car To Buy" 2012

For the second year, Motor Authority will award the Best Car To Buy title to our favorite vehicle of the 2012 model year. Being Motor Authority, we choose from the best new... read more November 22, 2011 by 


 
2012 Ford Focus ST live photos

2012 Ford Focus ST Live Photos: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

For nearly two years, since first seeing the current-generation Ford Focus make its debut at the 2010 Detroit show, we've eagerly awaited the high-performance Ford Focus ST... read more November 16, 2011 by 


 
Aston Martin Racing wins ALMS race at Laguna Seca – September 2011

2012 Veloster Driven, Land Rover Renames, Prius Plug-In Priced: Car News Headlines

Aston Martin Racing takes the win in U.S. return at Laguna Seca ALMS race. [MotorAuthority] Check out this new video of the Jaguar C-X16 Concept. [MotorAuthority] Curious... read more September 19, 2011 by 


 
Skip Barber 2-Day High Performance Driving School

Skip Barber Two-Day High Performance Driving School: Review (Part 1)

Today's supercars, sports cars, and performance sedans are without doubt some of the most impressive bits of machinery humans have ever built, capable of feats of speed and... read more August 22, 2011 by 


 
2011 Lexus IS F

2012 Lexus IS F Gets A New Set Of Wheels, Interior Option

Last year Lexus mildly revised the IS F's suspension, and this year, the 2012 car gets a new set of 19-inch wheels and a red leather interior package that replaces the... read more August 16, 2011 by 


 
Dodge Durango: American Performance?

Is The Dodge Durango Really The Standard Bearer For American Performance?

Performance does seem to be under threat of regulation into non-existence sometimes, what with 54.5 mpg CAFE standards, the anthropogenic global warming crowd, and even our... read more August 5, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series Night of the Stars gallery

2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series: New Gallery

You've no doubt already absorbed all of the key details and specs of the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series, and pored over its photos, too, but today we have a... read more July 26, 2011 by 


 
2004 Dodge Neon SRT4

Gilles Hints At Hot SRT Version Of Chrysler's Upcoming 2013 C-Segment Car

SRT chief Ralph Gilles is once again stirring up excitement over the future of Chrysler's newly-minted in-house performance brand with talk of an SRT version of the company's... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8

SRT Boss Ralph Gilles Wants To Revive Dodge Magnum, SRT Viper Likely

Remember the Dodge Magnum? How it was long and low and imposing, and yet somehow still completely American? Remember when Dodge inexplicably killed it off? Well, SRT boss... read more July 15, 2011 by 


 
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2012 Dodge Charger, Challenger, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Prices

The 2012 SRT8 models are out in full detail, and we've even brought you our first-drive impressions of all four models. But how much will you have to shell out to get into... read more July 15, 2011 by 


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Demand For 8-Speed Prompts Chrysler To Stop Pre-Orders On 2012 Charger, 300: Report

The 2012 Dodge Charger and 2012 Chrysler 300 offer fresh takes on familiar names, with more style per dollar than most, particularly in the V-6 models. Unfortunately for... read more June 17, 2011 by 


 
2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Preview

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 On Track: Video

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 was known long before it was officially released, though you can't really blame the enthusiasts for their eagerness to learn about it. It is, after... read more April 28, 2011 by 


 
 

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