5 things you should never do with a dual-clutch transmission

Dual-clutch gearboxes are becoming increasingly common, and today’s versions of these fast-shifting automatic gearboxes are far better than they were just a few years ago when they first hit the consumer market. Our friend Jason Fenske at Engineering Explained takes a look at these transmissions in this simple, highly informative video, and he…

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Chevy celebrates Camaro’s 50th anniversary with rare video footage

Chevrolet has released a pair of new videos celebrating 50 years of Camaros with rare footage of all six generations of the pony car in action. The video above features complete commercials and promotional videos, while the shorter video below is a compilation with snippets from ads throughout the car’s history. To say that 2016 is the Camaro’s…

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Goodwood’s glorious Festival of Speed: photo galleries

Quick, name an event in which cars 110 years apart compete against each other to race up a hill. Stumped?­ Welcome to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, a unique, surreal, one-of-a-kind event in which cars of every size, type, and variety compete run up a 1.1-mile hill as fast as possible. And last weekend, we were there. It may be the only event…

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2017 Porsche Panamera preview

Porsche has released information on the second-generation of its flagship sedan (it’s actually a hatchback), and the 2017 Porsche Panamera is a better looking car than the first generation. The new Panamera is an evolution of the last car, not a revolution, but the lumpy look of the roof–there to provide plenty of headroom–is smoothed out and…

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Jay Leno crashes in the Hemi Under Glass

Since he was a kid, Jay Leno has appreciated the Hurst Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda. With a Hemi engine moved to the back under the rear glass, the car had a considerable rear weight bias that turned it into a prominent wheelstander. The car wowed the crowds at dragstrips more than it actually raced, but it’s two-wheeled ballet helped turn…

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The $187,400 McLaren 570S is Ferrari’s rude wake-up call: first drive review

Say you just sold your first mobile app, or your company just got acquired by some search-engine giant. What’s a car-crazed geek to do? Real estate? Retirement plan? We’d do something totally logical like this–the 570S, the first car in McLaren’s more attainable Sports Series. Logical.

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Mark Higgins narrates his record-breaking run at the Isle of Man

Do you like watching a master at work? How’d you like to see a car rip through a quaint British countryside? A couple weeks ago, we shared the news that rally driver Mark Higgins smashed his own Isle of Man record for cars, completing the 37.73-mile course in a blistering 17:35.14. That translates to an average speed of 128.73 mph and beats the…

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Mark Higgins narrates his record-breaking run at the Isle of Man

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R, 2017 Ford GT, McLaren P1 LM: This Week’s Top Photos

Yesterday saw the covers come off one of the most anticipated cars of the year: the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R. It’s the hardcore, track-focused version of AMG’s sexy sports car, and it comes with a supercar rivaling 577 horsepower on tap. We’ve even heard the car is faster around a track than the more powerful SLS AMG Black Series…

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R, 2017 Ford GT, McLaren P1 LM: This Week’s Top Photos

2017 Porsche Panamera leaked

Porsche is due to unveil its new Panamera sedan on June 28 but photos have already leaked onto the Internet. The leaked shots, sourced from Motor1, reveal a very handsome look for the second-generation Panamera and provide us with a few details of the interior. From previous spy shots and video we knew the design of the car would be evolutionary…

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Honda Civic coupe attacks crowd-sourced stunt track

What happens when you open up ideas for a new stunt track to the world? Well, you get a bunch of goofy suggestions. Honda did just that to promote its Civic coupe and produced a video to prove it. In this video, stunt driver Matt Powers takes the wheel of a series of Civics to attack Honda’s “Dream Track.” He uses it to destroy a dinosaur pinata…

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Honda Civic coupe attacks crowd-sourced stunt track