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Top 10 Quickest 0-60 MPH Vehicles Motor Trend Tested in 2012

When it comes to chest-beating and proclamations of vehicular superiority, the 0-60 mph acceleration time is the go-to metric for straight-line enthusiasts worldwide. It’s hard to fault, really – there’s nothing quite like the brute force of launching a car from a dead stop to 60 mph. Which are both ...
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Thread of the Day: Name Your Favorite 2012 Paris Motor Show Concept

While automakers use auto shows to reveal new production models, it’s the concept cars that get the most attention. Today we want to know which concept car from the Paris Motor Show is your favorite. Here is a brief overview of some of the concepts that rolled onto the Paris ...
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Flashback Friday: Revisiting The Original World’s Greatest Drag Race

We finished our Best Driver’s Car program last year with the World’s Greatest Drag Race. Now with more than 8 million views, the video showed our epic drag race comparing 11 of 2011′s best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars against one another. Just how epic was this drag race? ...
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Roding Roadster 23 Hits 62 MPH in 3.9 Seconds, Still Has Room for Skis, Helmet

Meet the Roding Roadster 23. Roding is a Bavarian firm specializing in low-cost, higher-volume carbon fiber construction and engineering services, and this car is presented as a showcase of the company’s capabilities. The intriguing roadster was displayed at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and looked like an LFA nose on ...
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By the Numbers: Fascinating Stats from Nearly 20 Years of Neiman Marcus Cars

Consider it the ultimate present for the fashionista and car enthusiast in your life – It’s the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book car, which is sold just once a year and in limited quantities. This year’s car was the 2013 McLaren 12C Spider and all 12 copies of the $354,000 drop-top ...
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Pebble Beach 2012: Top 5 Best-of-Show Cars

In recent years the Pebble Beach weekend has become more of a venue to reveal new cars and concepts, some of which have been grabbing quite a bit of attention away from the thousands of classic machines strewn about the Monterey Peninsula – at least the ones that don’t go ...
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German April Sales: VW Has Best April Since 1971, Records for Benz, Audi

Mercedes-Benz and Audi finished April with double-digit gains of 23.8 and 15 percent respectively. Both companies report strong sales from their diesel models, but weaker showings from their flagship sedans. BMW also increased year-over-year sales last month with a 12.0-percent jump. Meanwhile, Volkswagen sales increased 31.5 percent last month for the ...
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12 12-Cylinder Vehicles on 12-12-12 at 12:12 P.M.

For a brief moment today — 12/12/12 — it’ll be 12:12 p.m. With the world ending next week, we don’t have too much time to enjoy 12-cylinder cars. To celebrate, we’re going to take a look at 12 of our favorite 12-cylinder vehicles, including two bonus fantasy picks. With the engine ...
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Thread of the Day: Pick Your Favorite Sports Coupe Under $130,000

Plenty of special cars are within reach once you cross the $100,000 threshold. Forum member Sledneck27 realized this and created a list of hardtop coupes with price tags up to about $130,000. His top-three choices include a loaded Porsche 911 Carrera S followed by an Aston Martin V8 Vantage and ...
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Is the 2013 BMW M5 Manual for Purists? Find Out on New Ignition

While Motor Trend has already tested the 2013 BMW M5 with the dual-clutch transmission – and compared it to the Porsche Panamera GTS, on this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago tests the new M5 with the six-speed manual to see if this one is for the purists. As expected, the manual-transmission-equipped ...
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