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There was nothing else like it on the road – and there still isn't

There was nothing else like it on the road – and there still isn't

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Quickly escalating the Trident's performance

Quickly escalating the Trident's performance.

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Proving the mettle of the latest ultimate off-road factory Jeep

Proving the mettle of the latest ultimate off-road factory Jeep.

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Taking a Jeep on a 14-week cross-country overland adventure

The Rubicon Overland Cannonball is about to start.

Report

Department of Justice wants taxpayers’ $70,000 back

The sheriff has been driving a brand new 2018 Dodge Charger Hellcat.

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There's no other conclusion to come to

It's stunningly fast, undeniably beautiful, and somehow even feels like a good deal at its base price of $308,859.

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Designed and built by college students, with no performance loss

The cars were all designed and built by college students.

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It's fun and stylish, but not quite a class leader

It's fun and stylish, but not quite a class leader.

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High-speed, high-jumping, hard-crashing action

High-speed, high-jumping, hard-crashing action.

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Tech features have made trailering a breeze, even if you’re a noob

Tech features have made trailering a breeze, even if you're a noob

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A clever design that still has room for improvement

One of the greatest design challenges in the modern automotive industry is an infotainment system that provides loads of capabilities, but is also easy-to-use and not overly distracting. Touch screens have been leading the way as the favored option, but Acura is trying a new design that relies on a touch pad with some unique tweaks to separate it from similar systems, such as those seen in competing Lexus models. And we got to try it out in the first production application, the 2019 Acura RDX co

Deep Dive

You don’t need to drive all the 911 RS cars to get it, but it helps

A line of Porsche 911 GT3 RS cars, spanning several generations, splays out along the narrow two-lane road. The Isle of Man is damp, rain sputters against the grassy hills, and as we climb Snaefell mountain road, each car in succession is obliterated by fog. Suddenly, I'm alone in the oldest and most precious of the lot, an original 2.7 RS, feeling my way up the mountain at a snail's pace, peering ahead at the massive RS wings swimming in and out of the mist. There'd be breaks in the weather in

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It does almost everything well

Audi recently expanded its A4/A5 lineup with the A5 Sportback, continuing the trend of German automakers adding coupe-like four-door cars, and also finally giving the A7 a little brother. And of course because the traditional coupe and sedan versions have S variants, Audi created an S5 Sportback. It features the same turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 as the S4 sedan and S5 coupe with the same 354 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. And despite being bigger than the S5 coupe, the S5 Sportback is jus

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VR6 power at a significant discount

The Volkswagen Passat is not a sedan known for sportiness. It's very spacious, and it comes in a plain and simple wrapper. That's why it was a bit of surprise when Volkswagen showed a concept for a "GT" version that looked like a big GTI, complete with black grille and red highlights, lower ride height and big wheels. It was even more surprising that the car, which VW said was developed by folks at the company's Tennessee facility playing around with ideas for what a Passat could be, became a pr

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We drove Infiniti's beefiest SUV

When it comes to body-on-frame full-size SUVs, it seems every automaker has the same strategy. Offer one version as a more affordable, workman-like model, and another one as the plush luxury model. Ford has the Expedition and the Navigator, Toyota has the Land Cruiser and the LX 570, GM has the Tahoe and the Escalade. GM even has the Yukon in normal and Denali models. Over at Nissan, the pairing is the Nissan Aramada and the Infiniti QX80. We recently reviewed the Nissan version, and we just had

First Drive

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

Nurburgring tested and faster than ever.

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Classic 911 looks with a heavy dose of modern engineering.

This is meant to be the ultimate air-cooled Porsche, not just a retro-mod classic.

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The Multi-Stage Hybrid System is a step forward for green powertrains.

The Multi-Stage Hybrid System is a step forward for green powertrains.

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Chevy, Lexus and Nissan made the cut.

Each brings something new and novel to the table.

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