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Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville record car

Heard The One About The... 200mph, 600bhp Bonneville Skoda?

Whilst Skodas have never been sold in the United States, gearheads probably know a little about the Czech Republic-based subsiduary of the Volkswagen Audi Group and some of the great cars the company has produced since becoming part of the VAG empire. As such, the brand has shaken off the... read more

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1960 Austin-Healey 3000

Sports Car Classics: The “Big” Austin-Healeys

 In the early 1950s, there were really two choices when it came to a British sports car in the ripe United States import market. Buyers could pick between the affordable but... read more August 22, 2010 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder Concept live in Geneva. Photos © United Pictures, Int'l.

Porsche 918 Spyder Makes Moving Debut At Monterey

 Sometimes a company will make a concept car that is just a mock-up that doesn’t run. Other times the concept will move under its own power, but only to move from the... read more August 16, 2010 by 


 
2011 Koenigsegg Agera

Koenigsegg Going After Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Record

Competition is healthy for business, according to proponents of the free market. It forces companies to innovate and specialize, and ultimately the consumer should come out... read more August 13, 2010 by 


 
First Ride: 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Road & Track Drag Races 2011 CTS-V Coupe and Shelby GT500

 Drag racing is a staple in American motorsports. When most people talk about performance tests, it comes down to four figures: 0-60 time, quarter mile time, quarter mile... read more August 5, 2010 by 


 
2011 Audi RS5

Official From Audi: U.S. To Get RS5, R8 V-10 Spyder Priced

When it comes to the super-hot Audis being brought to the America, it’s either hit or miss. While the S-designation is available, the RS-badged cars are normally excluded... read more July 23, 2010 by 


 
Mercedes SLS AMG Carrera Panamericana drive

Fifth Gear, David Coulthard Flogs Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

 Top Gear gets all the glory, but is only really an entertainment show. Fifth Gear on the other hand seems to focus on providing its viewers with consumer information. That... read more July 21, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Inside Line Tests The 2010 Corvette ZR1 With PTM

 The problem with performance cars that make a ton of power is the ability of putting it down to the road. Normally a well trained driver can handle a car with 500 plus... read more July 13, 2010 by 


 
Audi's Tony Stark Innovation Challenge

Audi R8 Spyder Now Comes With The 4.2L V-8

When Audi’s R8 Spyder was announced, the sole engine choice was the top-of-the-line 5.2L FSI V-10. There was nothing wrong with the amazing Lamborghini-sourced engine, but... read more July 1, 2010 by 


 
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI at the Nurburgring

Subaru WRX STi Laps The Nordschleife In Under Eight Minutes

 While straight line and skid pad numbers means something to the performance of a car, they aren’t the benchmarks. The Nürburgring Nordschleife Lap Time is what... read more June 9, 2010 by 


 
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Motor Trend Tries To Take Four Supercars To 200mph

Ever since the Ferrari F40 became the first road legal production car to reach 200mph in 1987, the benchmark has been set. Now in order for a car to be considered a supercar... read more May 14, 2010 by 


 
2012 Audi R8 GT

Audi Unleashes Driver-Focused Audi R8 GT

Audi has taken the Audi R8 with the 5.2L FSI V-10 and gave it a similar treatment that Lamborghini gave the Gallardo Superleggera and is calling it the R8 GT. Like the... read more May 1, 2010 by 


 
New York Yankees 2010 Ford Mustang GT

Speculation: 2011 Ford Mustang GT With 430HP?

The enginners from Ford have started working on improving the new Mustang generation. The main modifications consist in mounting a new engine, as well as upgrading the tyres... read more August 14, 2009 by 


 
vermot veritas rsiii 004

Report: Veritas planning RS III Coupe, all-new SUV

From its raging 600hp BMW M5 V10 engine to its complete lack of ABS and traction control and its single-seater speedster layout, the Veritas RS III is perhaps the most potent... read more July 23, 2009 by 


 
Jesse James Streamliner

Jesse James' hydrogen-powered land speed record claim comes under assault

Jesse James, American engineer, stuntman and all around lunatic successfully shattered the land speed record for a hydrogen powered vehicle for his latest show Jesse James Is... read more June 23, 2009 by 


 
Mini Cabrio

Mini Cooper roadster set for Frankfurt Motor Show

Mini has been a giant success story for BMW, with the iconic little cars becoming almost ubiquitous throughout cities these days. With brand success comes more models, and... read more June 3, 2009 by 


 
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