Testing the Goods: The Chevrolet Volt
Americaâ€™s favorite old-school videogame maker puts thirtysomethings in the virtual driverâ€™s seat of a suburban dream car
A "fuel consumption display" on the Acura RDX gives drivers real-time readouts
The EPA is finally improving its antiquated mileage-rating system for cars and trucks. The biggest losers? Hybrids
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
The Popular Science Automotive Buyerâ€™s Guide
you should know before buying a hybrid
They look like lawnmowers on steroids, but superkarts can keep pace with million-dollar Ferraris--150 mph on the straights and crazy Gs in the turns. The best value in racing is starting to get respect.
At Bill Scott's anti-terrorist driving school, students learn to spin, shoot, and ram their way through any auto-borne attack.
Is it a good idea to turn the pleasure of driving into a barrage of beeps, flashes, cautions and commands? He thinks not.
Rally racers in super-modded street cars follow their own Cliffs Notes to navigate rocky dirt roads full of gullies and blind curves. The rawest form of racing is finally gaining traction in the U.S.
If you don't know how to handle a high-performance car, the local highway isn't the place to learn. Get thee to a car club.
In serious driving, one car's big brakes can outmaneuver another car's bigger engine.
We test 4 vehicles to see how well they keep their distance.
Old tech & new materials intricately combined for insane speed: the ingenuity of the top fuel dragster.
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8
Resurrecting the turning headlight concept.
While driving, crank with care.
The PopSci car test: Do performance and practicality really mix? We drive the new sport wagons.
Suzuki hopes to sell this 140-mph version of an Indy car through dealerships. And wait till you hear the price.
The reputation of the original SL has cast a long shadow over subsequent models. The all-new 302-horsepower SL500 carries the banner high.
Concept cars: You may soon be driving a station wagonâ€”only you'll call it a "sports tourer" or "crossbred vehicle."
Whether you're struggling to afford your first set of wheels or looking for a luxury-mobile, you'll find it here.
We test the muscle of the newest sports cars on the track.