How To Get Trapped In (And Escape From) The Trunk Of A Ferrari

Our friends at Regular Car Reviews got their hands on an oddly familiar Ferrari and finally put it through the type of testing nobody's been brave enough to go through with: can a grown man fit inside that precious little cargo box that passes for a trunk on this car? » 12/27/14 1:32pm 12/27/14 1:32pm

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Live Out Your James Bond Fantasy At Aston Martin's Ice Driving School

"Aston Martin On Ice" is being revived for this winter. That's not a theatrical spectacle so much as an amazing winter driving school for rich people. For $2,500 "and up," you can whip their spectacular sports cars on an ice course in Colorado, and let somebody else deal with the Check Engine light! » 12/24/14 10:00am 12/24/14 10:00am

This Striking 200-MPH Retro Sports Car Is Brazil's Alpine A108 Reborn

About fifty years ago, the same Willys that brought us the Jeep built a short run of sports cars in Brazil as the "Willys Interlagos" based on the Renault Alpine A108. Classic car specialists Maggiora and Carrozzeria Viotti have now revived the name and modernized the design; as the 2015 Willys AW 380 Berlinetta. » 12/05/14 4:00pm 12/05/14 4:00pm

2016 Jaguar F-Type R Becomes AWD, But Will It Cut The Beast's Heart Out?

The top-of-the-range 2016 Jaguar F-Type R coupe will feature the company's Instinctive AWD system as standard, paired with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics stability control. Meanwhile the whole F-Type lineup will grow from six versions to twelve. » 11/06/14 9:26am 11/06/14 9:26am

The Best Rear-Wheel-Drive Value For Under $30,000

We are fortunate to have access to some great affordable performance cars. While there is no shortage of reasonably priced hot-hatchbacks and compacts, many drivers still want the purity and the dorrrifto possibilities of rear-wheel-drive. So what's the best pick if you only have a $30k budget? » 9/08/14 10:53am 9/08/14 10:53am

The Ten Most Underrated Sports Cars

People rave endlessly about the Porsche 911, the Mazda Miata, and their ilk for good reason, but these ten sports cars deserve some of that praise as well. » 7/14/14 11:00am 7/14/14 11:00am

What's The Most Underrated Sports Car?

Everyone collectively drools for the Datsun 240Z and Mazda Miatas of the world, but there are some sports cars out there that deserve more attention than they get. » 7/11/14 11:49am 7/11/14 11:49am

Where did all the real "Super" Sports Cars go?

Forward: This is an opinion piece. Note that all that I've written here forth is nothing more than an opinion. And as you know, opinions are like... Well... You get the picture. » 6/08/14 11:39am 6/08/14 11:39am

If You Want "Affordable Performance," Sometimes it Pays to Wait

Since most of us don't have the cash for a 911 Turbo or a Jag F-type, we are big fans of hot-hatches and sport-compacts that fit within our modest budget. However, when these pocket-rockets first hit the market, often the law of supply and demand is not in our favor. The Focus ST, BRZ, and FRS, just to name a few,… » 4/25/14 10:49am 4/25/14 10:49am

An Open Letter to Sports Car “Fans” Rooting Against the Success of TUSCC

Stop it. Stop it right now. I mean it. I know you're upset that you don't get to see LMP1s racing in the regional racing series since the merger. I know that the first two races of the inaugural season of TUSCC had issues. I know that P2s haven't had much success against DPs. You've said it. You've said it a thousand… » 4/17/14 1:49pm 4/17/14 1:49pm

VIDEO. Ford GT. Ten years young

Hard as it is to believe, this year the Ford GT turns ten years old. Somehow an entire decade has rolled past since we were blown out of our respective chairs by the sound of a furious (and Ferrari-baiting) supercharged V8 packing 650bhp. Few denied the then-newboy was a hell of a way to celebrate the legendary,… » 4/09/14 7:48am 4/09/14 7:48am

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Fuel Limit

Much digital ink has been spilled fretting over this year's top road racing series (F1 and LMP1), particularly with respect to the hybrid power systems and the method of limiting the cars on their fuel usage. The big worry is that this will prevent the drivers from racing. This is why we have nothing to worry about. » 3/14/14 2:31pm 3/14/14 2:31pm

A Guide through the Confusing World of GT Classes

The GT classes of sports car racing offer some of the most exciting and diverse forms of Motorsport, with many road-based cars of different specifications often sharing the track at the same time. This leads to great racing, but understanding the differences between them can be difficult. Here I will attempt to… » 2/24/14 2:31pm 2/24/14 2:31pm

Acura's TLX Race Car Actually Uses Legit Le Mans Technology

Taking on Cadillac's thundering, championship-winning V8-powered CTS-Vs, V10-powered Audi R8s and other high-caliber machinery in the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge GT class has led Acura to prepare bigger artillery for its new TLX racecar. » 1/16/14 1:20pm 1/16/14 1:20pm

Are We on the Cusp of the Next Golden Age of Sports Car Racing?

There have been many recent developments in the world of sports car racing over the past few months, with important announcements coming from a large number of major automakers. This leads me to believe that we are on the cusp of something great, and something historic. Sports car racing has always been defined by… » 12/26/13 1:38pm 12/26/13 1:38pm

Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge 2014 Preview

The Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge is a racing series featuring grand touring and touring cars, and will be the support series for the upcoming Tudor United SportsCar Championship. In regards to the previous season, the only change will be the series name will change from "Continental Challenge" to "IMSA… » 12/16/13 12:12pm 12/16/13 12:12pm

Porsche's 2.0L 4-cylinder Hybrid Le Mans Challenger Named The 919

Porsche officially unveiled the 919 Hybrid, their Le Mans Prototype for 2014. Unlike Audi, they haven't figured out their livery yet, so the drivers were announced alongside the still camouflaged car. » 12/15/13 1:41pm 12/15/13 1:41pm

What Is A Sports Car: An Alien Investigates The Nissan 370Z

What do you call a car for driving, but not necessarily for driving to places? What do you call a car built to evoke a car of the past, but isn't a car of the past? What is a sports car? What is the Nissan 370Z? » 11/18/13 10:12am 11/18/13 10:12am

This Porsche Was The Last Sports Car To Set A Speedway Record

When the Ford Ecoboost DP set a speed record on its namesake track last week, it received criticism for being a pure record attempt rather than qualifying like Bill Elliot. But before their run, Porsche did it nearly four decades ago, smashing the existing oval speed record with their most insane car ever. » 10/15/13 11:52am 10/15/13 11:52am