The pros and cons of electric rallying
Electric cars haven't killed the engine as we know it, yet. In fact, the century-old technology is getting stronger every year
Most tire buyers stick to vanilla choices, but you can get versatility and durability. Here's how to pick the right rubber for your roads.
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.
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.
Old tech & new materials intricately combined for insane speed: the ingenuity of the top fuel dragster.
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Americaâ€™s favorite old-school videogame maker puts thirtysomethings in the virtual driverâ€™s seat of a suburban dream car
The reputation of the original SL has cast a long shadow over subsequent models. The all-new 302-horsepower SL500 carries the banner high.
Is it a good idea to turn the pleasure of driving into a barrage of beeps, flashes, cautions and commands? He thinks not.
Youâ€™re pushing 185 mph. The trees to your left have melted into a green blur, the tachometer needle shakes frenetically as it nears the end of its ascent, and the engine is screaming.
What would happen if an architect renowned for his unruly, twisted-metal structures decided to craft a new kind of automobile? We´re about to find out.
At Bill Scott's anti-terrorist driving school, students learn to spin, shoot, and ram their way through any auto-borne attack.
Humans make terrible drivers. Research shows we're panic-prone, unpredictable and slow to react behind the wheel. Now a new breed of robot cars promises to eliminate human error for safer roads, less traffic and major fuel savings
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.
The EPA is finally improving its antiquated mileage-rating system for cars and trucks. The biggest losers? Hybrids
Attention: Hollywood, Wall Street & Washington. Here's the real Power List, and you're not on it.
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Factory-installed car entertainment generally sucks, but aftermarket upgrades abound--if you have the cash.
The 118 WallyPower is a wild, $24 million turbine-driven high-tech yacht that looks like it's built for special forces billionaires. Mission: Go fast, guzzle fuel, look scary.
The PopSci car test: Do performance and practicality really mix? We drive the new sport wagons.