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People Have No Clue What Features Their Cars Actually Have

The Benz that never beeped, and other stories of people who don't know what's on their car's option list.

If We Can't Get Better at Driving, We Deserve Autonomous Cars

Right-lane rushers and the seven-crash Saturday.

2018 Acura TLX: First Drive

Acura has given the TLX a new beak and a new A-Spec trim. Does that make it more desirable?

The Hayabusa Effect Is Real

Even the most powerful performance vehicles in the world start to feel "normal" after a while.

The Movement to Certify Trackday Instructors Has Finally Begun
Today, there's no way of knowing if your driving instructor has the proper experience. The Motorsport Safety Foundation is changing tha…
What Kind of Idiot Mods His Car the Day He Gets It? A Smart One

The longer you wait to modify or upgrade your car, the more it costs.

The McLaren 570S GT4 Is Friendlier Than its Roadgoing Sibling

The McLaren 570S GT4 looks intimidating at first glance, but behind the wheel, it's anything but.

The End of a Watercooled Love Affair

After twelve years and a lifetime's worth of adventures, the author says goodbye to his Boxster Anniversary Edition.

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The $4,000 Car That All the Millionaires Love

It isn't going away any time soon.

How the Dodge Caravan Could Become the Pickup Truck America Needs

It's got capacity, simplicity, and price. No, this idea isn't absolutely crazy.

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It's Time for Dodge to Bring Back the Rampage

If Dodge can build an 840-horsepower drag strip special, it can certainly build a small, car-based pickup for the everyman.

Why Diesel Is Done For in Passenger Cars

After VW's diesel emissions scandal, European cities are moving to ban diesel passenger cars. It's the beginning of the end.

In Praise of Power and Capability You'll Never Use

God bless the Dodge Demon.

A BMW Car Club Chapter Is Banning Some New Bimmers from its Trackdays (UPDATE)

Tech is taking some of the Ultimate Driving Machines off the track, and for good reason.

The Case for a Tesla-GM Merger

Could it be Tesla time at the RenCen?

The Easy Way to Make Old Luxury Cars Valuable Again

The case for big-body buybacks.

One Hero in Ohio Is Using His Charger Hellcat for Uber

Real stories of the Hellcat Uber patrol.

It's Time To Bring Back the Red Light Camera

If done correctly, maybe it'll actually make people pay attention when they drive. Here's what we mean.

Top Gear America's New Track Is a Controversial Choice
The addition of Top Gear to the facility is an endorsement of a track that is under fire for a fatal crash, and could bring more proble…
The Spec Miata's Next Trick? Taking Over Vintage Racing

Believe it or not, multiple model years of the Miata are eligible for vintage racing.

How To Mentally Manipulate Your Fellow Drivers

This is not the lane you're looking for...

How Do You Teach a Champion Racer to Drive a Stick Shift?

If you're a current pro racer, there's a solid chance you don't know how to drive stick.

The 500-Pound Backpack Everyone Seems to Want to Carry

Pondering the SUV weight penalty with a 500-mile journey in a sedan loaded up with BMX bikes.

Saving the Supercar Experience

An interview with Romain Thievin and David Perisset of Exotics Racing on where the business is and where it's going.

Why You'll Never Learn to Be Fast Until You Get Rid of Your Fast Car

"Slow car fast" is a tired, hackneyed phrase. But there are some things that are just easier to learn in a slow car.