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    The Joys of a Slow Sports Car

    As I exit a sweeping turn on a country backroad, I hammer the throttle. The sound of the Italian twin-cam engine changes from a fast-paced burble to a high-pitched scream as the needle hits redline. I shift up a gear. Then another. Eventually I’m in top gear, squeezing out every little ounce of performance from […]

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    8 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Old Ride

    There’s nothing wrong with holding on to an old car, racking up miles on the odometer and forming a connection with it. After a few thousand miles, though, no one would blame you if you felt like you wanted something more — more power, better handling, a smoother ride. That doesn’t mean you need to […]

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    3 of the Best Three-Row SUVs 2017 Has to Offer

    America loves three-row SUVs. Sure, they get terrible gas mileage, but they have presence on the road and room for the whole family, and they generally come stocked with luxury appointments as standard. Three-row SUVs also have the cargo space to match almost any work truck, but it’s disguised under modern, classy styling. You could […]

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    7 Rare and Ridiculous Cars from the ’70s and ’80s are Up For Sale

    Catching a glimpse of a homologation special road car from the Group B era, is the automotive equivalent of a wildlife photographer snapping a few frames of a snow leopard. We know they’re out there, we know they’re beautiful and majestic specimens, but their rarity and legendary status only amplifies the moment when you actually […]

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    Cars 3 Movie Review: Third Time’s a Charm – Motor Trend

    Cars 3 is the sequel the original Cars from 2006 deserved. The film brings the franchise back to its racing roots and takes you on a fun, emotional ride that can be enjoyed by viewers both young and old. We can’t start this review without first acknowledging the existence of 2011’s Cars 2. That film […]

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    2018 Hyundai Sonata Starts at $22,935 – Motor Trend

    The refreshed 2018 Hyundai Sonata will go on sale this summer starting at $22,935, up $150 from the current 2017 Sonata SE. Priced competitively with the base Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, and Toyota Camry, the Sonata SE comes with a host of standard features. Notable ones include a seven-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto […]

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    How much does electric-car range cost per mile?

    2016 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo When it comes to electric cars, range is a commodity. But how much are buyers paying to increase the amount of driving they can do between charges? We looked at every electric car currently on sale, as well as the upcoming 200-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model 3, […]

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    Ford Announces 2018 F-150, Expedition Power Figures – Motor Trend

    Ford has finally announced horsepower and torque figures for the aluminum-intensive redesigned 2018 Ford F-150 pickup and new 2018 Ford Expedition SUV. A new Expedition Off-Road package was also revealed. Ford says that 75 percent of F-150 buyers opt for a V-6 engine. 2018 Ford F-150 The new naturally aspirated 3.3-liter V-6 base engine in […]

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    How to buy an electric-car charging station: buyer’s guide to EVSEs

    Size comparison of electric-car charging stations (EVSEs) on sale today, March 2016 Enlarge Photo Electric cars all come with a 120-volt charging cable that can charge the battery from a household socket if there are no other options. But sooner or later, most battery-electric car owners will want a 240-volt Level 2 charging station that […]