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First Drive

The steering and suspension tweaks improve control and composure

The steering and suspension tweaks improve control and composure

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50 cars sold in America have 600 or more horsepower

50 cars sold in America have 600 or more horsepower.

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A look at how the company Carroll Shelby founded is doing

Shelby American has its swagger back

First Drive

Driving the $250,000 reincarnation of Shelby’s GT40-powered Mustang

Driving the reincarnation of Shelby's GT40-powered Mustang.

Quick Spin

New entry-level versions are aimed at boosting lagging sales

With a smooth ride and good power, the Z feels good around town, but flog it in the hills and its age starts to show. The six-speed is geared perfectly, and there's plenty of bottom-end torque, but the motor is buzzy over 4,500 rpm, and the softly sprung suspension gets floppy when you're pushing hard. Overall grip is disappointing.

Track Test

It's a million bucks worth of fun for just $250,000

One hundred miles per hour, 6,000 rpm. I shift up to fourth gear at the start/finish line and return the throttle to the floor. The 289 cubic inch V8 revs quickly, feels great over four grand, and sings a sweet howl from the Mustang's side-exiting exhaust. We're at Willow Springs Raceway driving a 1965 Shelby GT350 Competition model, a brand-new build constructed by the Original Venice Crew, with license from both Carroll Shelby Licensing and the Ford Motor Company. And I'm four-wheel-drifting i

First Drive

This company breathes new life into old Range Rovers

This is a classic-car experience. Short dash. Slow steering. Pencil-thin pillars and more flat glass than the UN building. But it all feels fresh, like it just rolled off the assembly line. ECD even left in a few authentic squeaks and rattles.

First Drive

One of the quickest, fastest and best overall Audi four-seat coupes ever

Nurburgring tested and faster than ever.

Car Buying

Being familiar with the lingo could help get you a better deal.

Incentives are more common during seasonal sales or are offered on slower-selling models. They encourage the dealer to make room for new inventory.

First Drive

Jaw-dropping wagon can hit 192 mph with its twin-turbo V8 and offers a 30-mile electric range.

And then your entire world hits you in the back of the head as the PDK's clutches slam together with a bang and the Panamera's four enormous Michelin's claw at the asphalt.

First Drive

Powertrain, turbo improvements help make these the automaker's best-performing machines

The 718 GTS twins are more than quick enough to keep you entertained and to impress your friends.

Second Drive

Lighter, more powerful version of the Huracán is the best-performing Lambo of all time.

The 2018 Lamborghini Huracán Performante is 88 pounds lighter than the standard Huracán Coupe, and the suspension is stiffened by 10 percent.

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V12s, twin turbos, superchargers, and even electric motors.

These days, it isn't too hard to find an SUV with V12 engines, twin turbos, or superchargers. Here are the 10 most powerful SUVs in America for 2018.

Ownership

Digging into the downsizing in so many automakers' engine bays.

Right now, there are more than 50 models on sale in the United States that use it, and more are on the horizon.

Quick Spin

After four laps and forty miles I'm done. Toast. Exhausted. But smiling.

Fifty years after winning in Baja, these Bugs remain at the core of grassroots offroad competition.

The only Corvette ever to be powered by a double overhead cam V8. So far.

The only Corvette ever to be powered by a double overhead cam V8. So far.

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There were some great cars borne during the malaise of the 1970s. Cars any car enthusiast would give a limb to own. These 11 are some of the greatest. 

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Contrary to popular belief, Burt Reynolds did not drive black and gold Firebirds in all of his films.

Eight of the greatest cars Burt Reynolds has driven in movies that aren't the iconic Smokey and the Bandit.

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A wet Nurburgring is a challenge for both our scribe and Subaru's pro driver.

Take the world's toughest race track. Then add water.

First Drive

A Corvette with more storage. What's not to like?

Spoiler alert: still won't fit large dogs.

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We chronicle the 51 best car movies since 1966, with one more for good luck. Everything from the Fast and Furious movies to Herbie the Love Bug is here.

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