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How does a fancy 10-speed affect the third-place pony car?

How does a fancy 10-speed affect the third-place pony car?

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To make a more sophisticated Z4, BMW removed some rawness

To make a more sophisticated Z4, BMW removed some rawness.

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Luxurious performance for a new generation

Luxurious performance for a new generation.

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Extreme digitization and all the hardware necessary for Level 3 autonomy

Extreme digitization and all the hardware necessary for Level 3 autonomy.

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Ease, isolation, and more than a bit of strong willed styling.

Ease, isolation, and more than a bit of strong willed styling.

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What happens when 81,550 faithful fanatics gather at Laguna Seca

What happens when 81,550 faithful fanatics gather at Laguna Seca.

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We drive a priceless, one-of-one concept pickup

We drive a priceless, one-of-one concept pickup.

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For the truly discerning, speed and space without much compromise

For the truly discerning, speed and space without much compromise

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The changes don't explain how drastically different it feels

The changes don't explain how drastically different it feels

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Behind the wheel of BMW’s ragtop Hail Mary effort

Behind the wheel of BMW's ragtop Hail Mary effort

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Its quirks baffle, and its capabilities surprise

Its quirks baffle, and its capabilities surprise.

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Better dynamics, but this roadster retains a brutish feel

The Aventador still reminds us of the days when supercars weren't so tractable and obedient, but rather wild, snorting and more than a bit daunting to drive fast. As a rolling expression of excess, it's hard not to fall for the open-air Aventador S's naturally aspirated scream for attention.

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Silly quick and with surprising handling, but low on drama

If you're fascinated by the absolutely bonkers, 1980s-era Lamborghini LM002 like we are, it's hard not to hope the new 2019 Lamborghini Urus is a proper sequel to the late, great, notorious sport 'ute. The new silhouette is far friendlier than the '80s-era jumble of trapezoidal planes and, more crucially, this time around motivation comes from a much more powerful twin-turbo V8, not a massive V12 as it was the wild, Countach-powered LM. So where does the Urus sit in the supercar-on-stilts spectr

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The V8 Vantage gets harder-edged without losing its charm

Aston Martin's 21st century renaissance kickstarted with the DB11, a high-dollar grand tourer that upped the outgoing DB9's dynamic envelope while keeping one foot firmly planted in the brand's aesthetically elevated roots. The sequel to Aston's bid for relevancy is the V8 Vantage, a more agile and track-focused two-seater, perennially the company's best-seller that guns for the heavyweight in the segment, the Porsche 911. With a completely updated design language and laser-like focus on perform

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More power, more wheels, and more outrageousness

Between the rampant exotics and the lurking classics, it takes some seriously special sheetmetal to stand out in car-clogged Malibu. But this triumphantly conspicuous ride is John Hennessey's stab at the already imposing Ford F-150 Raptor, a wicked transmogrification of the offroad-effective 4x4 into an over-the-top six-wheeled, three-axle'd behemoth. And here I am, trying to keep this hulking steed centered in its lane on the gently winding Kanan Dume Road, when a carload of teenagers fills my

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More than just a de-roofed DB11. Much more.

Less roofless coupe, more open-air lifestyle experience.

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But key headlining tech won't make it to the U.S. car at launch.

Come for the better styling and surprising performance, but you'll have to wait for the best tech goodies.

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New sportbike combines race-bred performance, technology and mind-blowing bang for the buck.

It's hard to understate how controversial the move to a V4 is for Ducati — or how sweet the powerplant is.

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Aging model adds power in fight against other high-end, go-fast sedans.

The Jaguar XJR's premium trim lends a bit more modernity to the familiar cabin.

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It's like nothing else in Porsche's lineup. Or on the road, for that matter.

It's also a turbocharged car that is intended to feel turbocharged. That means lag, and turbo whoosh.

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Jaguar gambles on a wagon hunch for the States.

Folding the Sportbrake's rear seats down produces a nice, flat expanse for cargo, with no obtrusive humps or bumps on the side.

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