What's Faster: The Porsche 911 Turbo S Or The Nissan GT-R Nismo?

Every year, Motor Trend brings together a bunch of cars to name their Best Driver's Car. And every year they drag race all ten of them on an air strip. But this year they have a Porsche 911 Turbo S and a Nissan GT-R Nismo. Which one is faster? » 9/26/14 12:24pm 9/26/14 12:24pm

Forget The New One, This Is The Maserati Ghibli You Really Want

The new four-door Ghibli from Maserati is a great car–certainly the best looking in it's class, and probably the most interesting, but it can't possibly hold a candle to the original. » 8/14/14 5:30pm 8/14/14 5:30pm

MotorTrend Host Nearly Killed In Audi R8 Crash Recounts Her Recovery

Last year MotorTrend's video host Jessi Lang flew to Germany to test an extremely powerful tuned Abt Audi R8. She opened the car up on a local highway, and then her life nearly ended. » 8/06/14 2:10pm 8/06/14 2:10pm

Here's How Former Source Interlink Mags Are Probably Reorganizing…

As we first reported Automobile fired its editor and much of its staff, and its parent company Source Interlink axed other employees (and possibly magazines). We also learned that Source Interlink was becoming The Enthusiast Network, or TEN. We've now obtained a copy of what appears to be the newly renamed company's… » 5/29/14 5:15pm 5/29/14 5:15pm

Modified Magazine Killed As Source Interlink Rumored To Lay Off Dozens

Source Interlink, which owns Motor Trend and Hot Rod magazines, has shuttered Modified magazine, fired its editor, and is rumored to have let go of as many as 100 people from other publications according to sources. » 1/31/14 12:20pm 1/31/14 12:20pm

Is The Mercedes CLA45 Like A Fancy German Mitsubishi Evo?

It has an insanely powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine, all-wheel drive, and a sophisticated dual-clutch transmission. You may think I'm talking about the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR, but I'm not. I'm talking about the Mercedes CLA45 AMG. » 10/09/13 4:23pm 10/09/13 4:23pm

The Pure Sound Of The Ferrari F12 Will Make You Weak In The Knees

The Ferrari F12 is an astounding car. But what's really amazing is the noise. It's ear porn. And hardcore, barely legal ear porn, at that. » 9/23/13 12:07pm 9/23/13 12:07pm

Is The SRT Viper Not A Great Driver's Car?

Motor Trend recently completed it's annual greatest driver's car competition, and the winner, the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S is not surprising. What is surprising is what came in last: The SRT Viper. » 8/23/13 12:35pm 8/23/13 12:35pm

New Roadkill - Boosted '78 Chevy Monza Spyder with 5 leaf-blowers!

I can't believe nobody has posted this yet! Watching them figure out how to get their "superchargers" working is downright educational. » 5/31/13 5:21pm 5/31/13 5:21pm

Shamed Ford GT Driver Crashes Right In Front Of Motor Trend's Office

So you have a Ford GT and you're out for a spin. You see the offices of Motor Trend and Hot Rod, among others. It's a bad place to crash if you don't want to be ashamed of yourself. This guy apparently didn't care about the shame. » 4/18/13 1:07pm 4/18/13 1:07pm

Ralph Gilles Calls Out Motor Trend Driver For Being Afraid Of The Viper

The magazine currently known as Motor Trend has essentially become Car Comparison Test To Upset Or Please Fanboys Monthly. I'm sure they create other kinds of content, but they've taken a common magazine schtick and made it the core of what they do. You didn't learn enough from the ATS v. 3 Series test? That's ok,… » 12/17/12 12:40pm 12/17/12 12:40pm

Motor Trend Journalist Also Taking Money To Be A Spokesperson For An…

Motor Trend's Jessi Lang says she is a journalist who wants to help "build relationships" between that publication and its readers while covering the auto industry. She's also being paid to represent oil company Phiillips 66 as a spokesperson who is trying to help influence young people to buy their gas, something … » 11/05/12 12:00pm 11/05/12 12:00pm

Stephen Colbert Wants To Be Motor Trend Car Of The Year

After being named one of Maxim's "Hot 100," Comedy Central news anchor Stephen Colbert said he's now hotter than most people's girlfriends. But the Kronkite of comedy said he isn't done getting awards. He wants to be Motor Trend's "Car of the Year." » 5/31/12 9:00am 5/31/12 9:00am

New Motor Trend Editor In Childish Facebook Slap Fight With…

After Motor Trend's Jonny Lieberman found himself the victim of a savage Facebook LOLing by professional automotive internet troll Jack Baruth, newly-annointed Motor Trend editor-in-chief Edward Loh jumped to his beleaguered number two's defense. It's not pretty. » 2/03/12 10:00am 2/03/12 10:00am

Ed Loh is the new Editor-in-Chief of Motor Trend

Angus Mackenzie's long-haired reign as Editor-in-Chief of the buffest of buff books, Motor Trend, is finally over, according to many social media postsings. In his place is former MT Executive Editor and Sport Compact Car EIC Ed Loh. Haven't figured out what distinguishing character of Loh we'll make fun of… » 11/17/11 10:55am 11/17/11 10:55am

MotorTrend's 2012 Car of the Year is an epic win for mediocrity

I've just picked Golden Corral as the 2012 Mike Spinelli Restaurant of the Year. Oh, I don't give a damn about quality, technology, product-use experience or any other childish bullshit like that. I care about profits, dude, big friggin' profits. » 11/16/11 3:00pm 11/16/11 3:00pm

Motor Trend Smacks Rush Limbaugh

After Motor Trend named the Chevy Volt their Car Of The Year, radio show host and former GM pitchman Rush Limbaugh blasted the award, saying "that's the end of them. How in the world do they have any credibility?" » 11/24/10 4:30pm 11/24/10 4:30pm