Masquerading as a cabriolet, the 2014 Porsche 911 Targa has been spied in testing. With the Turbo recently joining the normally aspirated coupes and convertibles already unveiled, the Targa is one of the few remaining variants to arrive for the full Porsche 911 update to the 991 platform.

A German man has conducted a bit of automotive research. While his adherence to the scientific method is commendable, we have to question the legitimacy of the hypothesis he was testing in the first place. Ingredients: One tree, several airbags, and one man with more than the healthy amount of skepticism.

Ever wondered what it's like to drive a classic Ferrari 308 GTSi QV, just like the one Magnum PI drove in the late 1980s? We have the answer for you. And yes, we even posed in a Hawaiian shirt. And boat shoes.

You'll find all of this and more in today's car news headlines from around the High Gear Media network, right here at Motor Authority.

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