Collin Woodard


Collin Woodard is a web content writer for Road & Track located in Boston. A former contributor to sites like The Smoking Tire, Bold Ride, and Autos Cheat Sheet, he's a little too in love with the E39 540i, the El Camino, and the Volkswagen Phaeton.

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The Best New Convertibles You Can Buy for Less Than $50,000

You don't need to break the bank to have a brand-new convertible in your garage. Here are our sporty favorites to make summer a blast.

13 of the Most Peculiar, Oddball Cars Ever Built

We wouldn't go so far as to call these cars ugly, but they certainly don't look normal. Then again, that's actually a good thing.

13 Awesome Cars That Borrowed Their Engines From Boring Ones

Amazing cars don't always need bespoke, exotic powerplants.

11 New Cars That Come With the Craziest Wings

If bigger is better, these wings are the best.

Many consider the E39 M5 to have the "cleanest 5 Series body style ever." This car was fitted with an excellent 5.0 liter V8 engine.
23 Awesome, Expensive Cars You Can Now Buy for Less than $20,000

We won't pretend they'll be reliable, but they sure are a lot cheaper than they used to be.

12 New Cars with the Best-Sounding Six-Cylinder Engines

Because you don't necessarily need a V8 to have a car that sounds amazing.

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Thirteen of the Best-Looking Mid-Engined Ferraris Ever Made

If you want a Ferrari with the engine between the wheels, these are the 13 best-looking ones you can buy.

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Thirteen Legitimately Fun Cars You Can Buy for Less Than $10,000

Because when it comes to affordable sporty cars, you don't just have to settle for a Miata.

Twelve Normal Cars That Will Turn Anyone Into an Enthusiast
There are a lot of great cars out there for people who are already enthusiasts, but these are the cars that are making people into new …
These 13 Cars Are Destined to Be Future Performance Bargains

In another decade, we expect to be able to pick up these cars for pennies on the dollar.

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13 Cool Classic Cars That Are Perfect for a Collector on a Budget

These classics deliver collector credibility without breaking the bank.

Thirteen Automakers That Can Perfectly Fill Your Two Car Garage

If you had to fill a two-car garage with cars from the same brand, which combinations would be the coolest?

<p>Ford offers two different V8s in the current Mustang–the 5.0-liter Coyote V8 in the <a href="" target="_blank">GT</a>, the mesmerizingly wonderful Voodoo 5.2-liter in the <a href="" target="_blank">GT350</a>. The GT's engine makes an impressive 435 horsepower, but the GT350's engine is worth the extra cost. It makes 526 horsepower, revs to 8250 rpm and is one of the best sounding motors on available today. Even if you're a die-hard Camaro or Challenger enthusiast, you have to give props to Ford for designing such an over-the-top V8 in this era of downsizing and rationality.</p>
The 12 Best-Sounding New Cars You Can Buy for Less Than $100,000

Proof you don't have to spend supercar money to get a car with a great exhaust note.

Eleven SUVs That Should Be Made Into Pickup Trucks

When it comes to CUVs or compact sedans, you have plenty of options. So why not offer the same kind of variety in pickup trucks?

Here Are 10 Cars That Should Come in a Factory Racing Version

Mazda sells the Global MX-5 Cup Car, a turn-key racer, right from the factory. These 10 cars should do the same.

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The 13 Best Cars for a One-Car Garage

If you're in a situation where you can only choose one car to drive, it's going to be hard to do better than these 13 options.

Ten Sedans That Should Come as Coupes

We'd love it if these cars got two-door versions, as well.

Ten of the Best One-Off Automobiles

Want to see some of the rarest, most unique cars in the world? There's only one of each of these.

Thirteen Cars With Incredibly Cool Headlights

Great headlight design really makes these cars... shine.

12 of Our Favorite Shooting Brakes Ever Produced

Who says you can't combine the style of a sports car with the practicality of a hatchback?

Fourteen Cars with the Best-Sounding Four-Cylinder Engines

Sounding great isn't just for cars with V8s and V12s. Even a car with a four-cylinder engine can sound amazing.

<p>Some peopled hated it. Some people loved it. But you can't deny that the Lagonda's sharply wedge-shaped nose is eye-catching. That, paired with fairly advanced in-car tech made the Lagonda a bit too advanced for its time. It had a digital instrument panel in 1976, which was hilariously bad, by the way. The buttons were touch sensitive and often didn't work. Bright sunlight washed out the display. That's why screens didn't show up in cars again for decades after that, but man, was it stylish. </p>
Eleven Unreliable Classic Cars That We Can't Help but Love

These cars are pretty much guaranteed to cost a fortune in repairs and maintenance, but we want them anyways.

Ten of the Fastest Four-Doors Around the Nurburgring

These days, sedans, hatchbacks, and even SUVs are laying down seriously fast 'Ring times.

Ten Cars That Are Perfect Winter Beaters

If you don't want to subject your nice car to the horrors of winter driving, these cars make great, inexpensive alternatives.

<p>The Integra Type R is one of the holiest of holy performance front-wheel-drive cars. It made 195-hp from its little four-cylinder engine and the handling was neutral as hell, most unlike a front-wheel-drive car. And it was expensive. We <a href="">found one recently in good condition for $45,000</a>. With the <a href="">Civic Type R coming to the U.S.</a> very soon, we're waiting to hear what Acura has to say about that (like build a new Integra Type R).</p>
Nine of the Most Fun Front-Wheel Drive Cars You Can Buy

Front-wheel drive is usually reserved for dull commuter cars, but these nine are surprisingly fun to drive.

12 of Pininfarina's Most Beautiful Designs That Aren't Ferraris

Pininfarina is best known as Ferrari's former go-to design company, but these gorgeous machines don't wear the prancing horse badge.