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How Fast is the 2013 Range Rover Supercharged?

With a 0-60 mph time of just 4.6 seconds, the 2013 Range Rover Supercharged is the fastest car with a low-range differential that we’ve ever tested. The luxury SUV also finished the quarter-mile in 13.1 sec at 108.3 mph. Those numbers put the big Rangie solidly in sports car territory. ...
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Top 10 New Car Future Classics

We’ve all seen televised classic car auctions where a one-owner piece of vintage iron fetches six-digit sums, and we’ve all wondered the same thing, “How did that guy know his car was going to be a classic one day?” Not long after, you probably looked at what’s in your driveway, ...
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Thread of the Day: BMW 6 Series Gran Sport or Mercedes CLS?

The Mercedes-Benz CLS was the first of a breed, a car that introduced the phrase “four-door coupe,” into the automotive lexicon — never mind that it had more than two doors. But the CLS turned out to be a hit, and automakers the world over scrambled aboard the bandwagon. Everyone ...
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Top 10 Cars That Could Use a Corvette V-8

General Motors makes a damn good V-8. The company’s small block pushrod V-8s are among the most loved by enthusiasts not only because of the power and reliability they offer, but also because its compact size allows it to squeeze into all but the smallest of engine bays – even ...
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Video Find: Up Close with the BMW Zagato Coupe

The BMW Zagato Coupe seemingly came out of nowhere, serving as a one-off successor to the long-dead Z4 M Coupe. Over the weekend BMW released new videos of the shooting brake Zagato Coupe, one providing a behind-the-scenes at the car’s development, and another featuring BMW’ and Zagato’s head of design ...
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MT Poll: What’s Your Favorite Geneva Motor Show Debut?

If the Geneva Motor Show is any indication, 2013 will be the year of the hypercar. The Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Veneno, and McLaren P1 all made their debuts at this year’s show. That’s more than 2400 horsepower and 32 cylinders between the three European supercars. And it gets better. Chevrolet, ...
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Mmm: Next-Gen BMW M3/M4 Coupe, Possible X5 M Spied Testing

Development of the next-generation BMW M3 Coupe (which might actually be called the M4) is well under way, with a spy photographer catching this prototype testing on the back roads of Germany. Elsewhere in Germany, one of our intrepid staff photographers caught what we believe is a next-gen BMW X5 ...
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Thread of the Day: Tesla Model S, BMW M5, Mercedes CLS63 AMG, or Porsche Panamera Turbo S?

It may be an electric car, but the 2012 Tesla Model S is fast. Stupid fast. In our exclusive First Test and Range Verification, a 2012 Model S Signature Performance 85 accelerated from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds, and completed the quarter mile in 12.5 seconds at 110.9 mph, making ...
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Report: Toyota Supra Successor May Get 400-HP Turbo 2.5L I-4 Hybrid Powertrain

The latest speculation from Toyota City about the Toyota Supra successor suggests that the flagship car may be powered by a turbocharged 2.5-liter I-4 hybrid producing at least 400 hp. Toyota may reveal the Supra production car late in 2017, though we could see a concept version as soon as ...
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Thread of the Day: German Luxury Convertibles – BMW 650i vs. Mercedes SL550 vs. Porsche 911 Carrera S

We recently tested three high-dollar German luxury convertibles and came away impressed by all three. Each car has its strengths — and weaknesses — as the automakers try to find the balance between sportiness and luxury, but in the end we had to choose a winner. The Mercedes-Benz SL550 impressed with ...
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