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Car Performance Fads That Need to Go Away

For many new cars, these features are par for the course. They shouldn't be.

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When You Go 1000MPH, Rubber Tires Simply Won't Do
The laws of physics are stacked against Bloodhound SSC, but that won…
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All the Ways Your Car's Engine Can Lose Power
Wear and tear can reduce your engine's horsepower and torque. Here's…
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Preston Tucker's Inventions
A look at the patents and inventions of Preston Tucker reveal that h…
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10 Real Horror Stories From Lemon Car Owners

Buying a lemon sucks—here's the proof.

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Slightly Taller Guardrails Could Save Your Life

But one inch too high, and they could be deadly.

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Why Are Car Thermometers So Inaccurate?

For starters, they're not actual thermometers.

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Airbus Just Built This Transforming, Flying Concept Car

The 'Pop.Up' is many things but it's unclear if "real" will be one of them.

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A 1980s Volvo is Cape Cod and Bean Boots in Car Form

Our love letter to the boxy station wagon that was in every driveway from Portland to Palm Beach.

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Paris Bans All Diesel Cars Made Before 2000

Cars designated Level 5 in new emissions categories are no longer allowed on Paris roads.

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These Are the Greatest Driving Innovations to Come From Formula One

From brakes to spoilers and beyond.

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Watch this 100 MPH RC Car Powerslide Through a Flamethrower Blast in Slow Motion

It gives new meaning to the term "Hot Wheels."

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How to Figure Out What's Wrong With Your Car

Basic car mechanics for the auto inept.

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The Secret to Being a Great Driver

Self-proclaimed "Mistress of Motors," Jeannette Klein, weighs in—and her answer might surprise you.

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Here's What 25 Years of Development Does to Safety Technology

A brand new 90's Nissan (literally) faces off against its modern sibling.

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The Fine Art of Driving

It's about the connection with the car, not the destination.

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This Is How You Become "The Car Guy"

The Co-founder of Classic Car Club Manhattan, Michael Prichinello, takes us back to the exact drive that turned him onto cars forever.

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How It's Made: Aluminum Cars
Aluminum has become a wonder-material for some carmakers. And why not? An aluminum-bodied car has the potential to improve fuel economy…
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Elio Hired The Onion to Make a Commercial and It's Pretty Great

The startup three-wheel carmaker's first effort at going mainstream is a surprising success.

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GM Is Using Glue to Build Its New Cars

The new construction method saves 700 pounds of weight in the new Acadia.

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The M2 Is BMW's Cayman GT4 Moment

Unlike some of BMW's products, the M2 makes perfect sense. That's why it's so damn good.

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Here's Every Pop-Up Headlight That Ever Popped

From the Matra Murena to the Alfa Romeo Montreal, these lights are poppin'.

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What Makes This Mercedes-Benz The Most Intelligent Car on the Road

The new 2017 E-Class introduces substantial innovations in driver-assist technologies, interior design and safety

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Watch the Best Japanese Sports Cars of 2001 Battle

NSX. Skyline GT-R. RX-7. WRX. Lancer Evolution VII. Need we say more?

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Watch A Civic Type R Tear Up An Impossibly Narrow Track

Best MOTORing gives Honda's nutty 306 horsepower Civic a thrashing.

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A Brief History of the Flying Car

For centuries, man has dreamt of taking his hotrod to the skies.

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Here's Why More Cars Don't Have Gullwing Doors

They look cool as hell but here's why they've never caught on.

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