A 450hp orphan mongrel finds its forever home

This little mutt is an AMC Spirit AMX, a mini-musclecar from the late seventies with flares n’ white-lettered tires n’ a big ol’ hood decal - and a somewhat lamentable 130hp V8. Based on the Gremlin, it’s a sawed-off runt that few remember. Well you’d remember this one: it’s got a 96-inch wheelbase and a built 401ci… » 5/27/15 5:46pm 5/27/15 5:46pm

2016 Jaguar F-Type R Has AWD And 550 HP, But The Manual S Has More Fun

You already know three-pedal manual transmissions aren’t the “performance option” anymore. The V8-powered 2016 Jaguar F-Type R is now all-wheel drive only in the U.S., so it can set you straight from an overcooked corner, but there’s more to sports cars than lap times. And the Jag’s new old-school six-speed manual… » 5/13/15 3:25pm 5/13/15 3:25pm

Your Complete Guide To The $21,000 Stick-Shift 2015 Chevy Colorado

The 2015 Chevy Colorado is a tidy and refined truck in $30,000 trim, but the experience is a little different with the bargain-basement rental-fleet spec. For $21,000 this thing doesn't even have a "scan" button on the radio, but it does have a six-speed manual transmission. What do you want to know about it? » 4/13/15 10:58am 4/13/15 10:58am

Porsche Engineer Explains Mysterious Third Pedal In Cayman GT4

The Porsche Cayman GT4 comes with what appears to be an additional foot pedal next to the ordinary gas and brake pedals. Not only that, there's sort of strange lever rising out between the seats. What are these mysterious features? Automotive journalist Chris Harris got to the bottom of the matter. » 3/09/15 1:15pm 3/09/15 1:15pm