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2016 Jaguar F-Type vs 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder

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2016 Jaguar F-Type vs 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder
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For 2016 Jaguar has answered enthusiasts prayers and added a manual transmission option for the F-Type S. But this year also marks the return of the enthusiast special Porsche Boxster Spyder. It’s time for a fun-to-drive showdown. Continue Reading...

EPA Makes BMW Correct MINI Fuel-Economy Figures

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EPA Makes BMW Correct MINI Fuel-Economy Figures
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Hyundai and Ford aren’t the only manufacturers that have been forced to revise their fuel-economy scores. Now BMW is joining this hall of shame. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Dodge Viper GTS

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Dodge Viper GTS
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It’s big, it’s bad and it’s a Dodge once more! The Viper is a mean machine from the folks in Auburn Hills. But what’s it like driving this SRT-tuned super snake? Hit the jump for more. Continue Reading...

2015 Ford Mustang Ride Along

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2015 Ford Mustang Ride Along
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Ford is hard at work putting the finishing touches on its hotly anticipated 2015 Mustang, which is expected to go on sale this fall. Regrettably we haven’t been offered any time in the driver’s seat but we did get the next best thing: a chance to ride shotgun for a few hot laps. Continue Reading...

TRANS WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Shift

TRANS WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Shift
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Welcome to the final installment of Trans Wars, a three-part miniseries exploring the automatic transmission. So far we’ve compared torque-converter and dual-clutch units, but these two gearboxes aren’t the only ones on the market today. Continue Reading...

TRANS WARS Episode II: Attack of the Clutches

TRANS WARS Episode II: Attack of the Clutches
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In yesterday’s installment of Trans Wars we explored the benefits and downsides of conventional automatic gearboxes, ones that feature fluid-filled torque converters. This type of transmission has been around for more than 50 years; it works well and has pretty much become the industry standard. Continue Reading...
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