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Inside the 199-Year-Old Company Making Aston Martin Badges by Hand

UK company Vaughtons is hand making hood ornaments in an era of mass production.

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2018 Ferrari Portofino: First Drive

No longer a black sheep, Ferrari's entry-level GT bumps up the power, poise, and desirability.

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Eight Things You Need to Know About the Ferrari 488 Pista

Ferrari's newest hardcore V8 supercar has a lot of fantastic little details.

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Inside the Shop Rebuilding Priceless Classics With New Tech and Old Knowledge

if you’ve been to Goodwood Revival, you’ve almost certainly seen—or heard—the handiwork of Crosthwaite & Gardiner.

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage: First Drive

The new Vantage is more than swooping lines and V8 gruff. It's the future of Aston Martin.

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McLaren Senna: Because the P1 Wasn't Hardcore Enough

With 789 horsepower and a dry weight of 2,641 pounds, the Senna promises to be just as quick as its bonkers looks suggest.

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2018 Kia Stinger: First Drive

From 10-year warranties and hamster commercials to the Nürburgring, Kia has come a long way.

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First Drive: 2017 Lamborghini Aventador S

Four-wheel steering, ego mode, and a naturally aspirated V12. You'd need a million-dollar hypercar to go sillier.

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McLaren 720S: First Drive

What started with the slightly predictable 12C has now become the wonderfully bonkers 720S.

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First Drive: Bugatti Chiron
Does the Bugatti Chiron move the needle far enough from the Veyron to be another speed revelation, or is it an also-ran in the new age …
<p>Lamborghini Aventador S - 730 hp</p><p>Dodge Challenger Hellcat - 707 hp</p><p>McLaren 675LT - 666 hp<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><br></p><p><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Ferrari 488 GTB - 660 hp<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><br></span></p><p><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - 650 hp<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><br></span></span></p><p><strong data-redactor-tag="strong">New Ford GT - 647 hp</strong><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"><strong data-redactor-tag="strong"></strong></span></p><p>	Porsche 911 Turbo S - 580 hp<br></p><p>Acura NSX - 573 hp<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><br></p><p><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p><p><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Old Ford GT - 550 hp<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><br></span></p>
Lamborghini Aventador S: First Drive

Lamborghini finally makes the Aventador drive as good as it looks.

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2017 BMW 540i: First Drive

BMW can't afford to get the 5-series wrong. They haven't.

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Porsche 718 Cayman: First Drive

The base Cayman no longer feels like a compromise. Finally.

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The Maserati Levante Has to Succeed

Maserati's new SUV is the most important car the brand has had in ages.

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The California T HS Makes Ferrari's Most Underrated Car Even Better

The California T is the entry level Ferrari, but it's not a bad car. The Handling Speciale package makes it sharper.

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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Is a Supercar for the Real World

Better than the last one, and the best of the competition.

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2016 Toyota Prius: First Drive

Did Toyota just make a Prius that's actually fun to drive?

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The McLaren 570S Is a Supercar in Sports Car Clothes

It costs 30 percent less than a 650S, but it isn't 30 percent worse.

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First Drive: The 2016 Lotus Evora 400 Is Lighter, Faster, and Better
The 2016 Lotus Evora 400 isn't just the best-sounding Lotus since the year before Armstrong walked on the moon. It's also the fastest p…
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Back to Spool: 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB & 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO
For two decades, mid-engine Ferraris revved high and eschewed turbos—until the new 488 GTB. What lessons has Ferrari learned since its …
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First Drive: 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB
Crack open the throttle of the new 488 GTB and it lunges forward with stomach-churning ferocity and almost no hesitation between right-…
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First Drive: 2015 Honda Civic Type R (Euro-spec)
Growly, whooshy, and seriously quick, the Civic Type R is a Honda hot hatch unlike any before it. This Euro-spec car is a sneak preview…
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McLaren 675LT: Built to slay the Ferrari 458 Speciale
The McLaren 675LT may be based on the 650S, but its lower, lighter, wider, better—and 30% new by comparison.
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From Geneva, more on McLaren's 911 Turbo fighter
With its debut set for next month in NY, we get fresh info on the Sports Series.
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer to spawn road-car variant
Sadly, the 6.2-liter V8 from the race car won't make the transition.
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McLaren P1 GTR: For $3 mil, it's the ultimate track toy
Wanna drive the world's great racetracks? You can start as a kid and hope for that big F1 break, or you can become a wealthy enough to …
<p>You can argue whether BMW's M cars are better than Mercedes-AMG's cars until you go blue in the face, and you'll probably still disagree with the other person over which one is best. What likely won't be a disagreement is that <a href="http://quizcards.info/new-cars/first-drives/news/a25100/first-drive-2015-mercedes-amg-c63/" target="_blank">AMG hit a grand slam with the C63</a>'s exhaust note.</p>
First Drive: 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63
Fearsomely fast and powered by a V8 that is all but identical to the one under the hood of the new AMG GT sports car: This is a C63.