The Lotus Exige V6 Cup Race Car Will Be Available In The U.S.

The Exige S is yesterday's news. Lotus will launch a lighter, track-ready version at this weekend's Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch, which is occurring simultaneously with Pebble Beach and Woodward for some reason. » 8/17/12 3:00pm 8/17/12 3:00pm

728 horsepower Toyota Camry is hard to wrap your head around

There is no denying the fact getting 728 horsepower out of a Toyota Camry is an impressive feat which has undoubtedly taken countless hours and quite a bit of dedication. Having said that, we're not entirely sure how we feel about Canadian tuner Dynamotorsport's insane creation. » 9/24/11 12:30pm 9/24/11 12:30pm

F1 switching to 1.6-liter Turbo V6 in 2014

Despite the constant threat of four-cylinder turbo engines for the next generation of F1 race cars, the FIA agreed to let teams use a 1.6-liter turbo V6 for the 2014 season. Maybe Mercedes can just borrow this one. » 6/30/11 2:15pm 6/30/11 2:15pm

Will BMW enthusiasts accept a V6-powered M3?

BMW's rumored to be testing four different engines for the next generation: S65 V8 in bi-turbo flavor, modified N54/55 inline-six, the monster S63 V10, or an S63-based V6. A V6 M3? Someone's gonna get shot talking like that. (H/T Declan!) » 5/19/11 3:30pm 5/19/11 3:30pm

Taurus SHO-powered Faux-rarri limo is as weird as it sounds

What has the motor from a Ford Taurus SHO, a stretched body that very vaguely resembles a Ferrari and a slightly musty smell from sitting? If you guessed this Taurus based Faux-rarri limo currently on Ebay you are correct, and possibly psychic. » 4/16/11 11:00am 4/16/11 11:00am

What is the most automotive fun you can have while getting 30+ MPG?

While it might be a desirable attribute in the car you drive every day, fuel economy is not usually one of the features that keep you up at night lusting after your dream car. In the wake of rising gas prices and the associated hysteria we want to know what you think is the most automotive fun you can have in a car… » 3/12/11 4:00pm 3/12/11 4:00pm

1970 Jeepster Commando is Jazzier Than Ever

Car and Track viewers "who get their kicks departing from the man-made ribbons of concrete and heading off across the wilder backwoods country" were treated to a series of SUV road tests in 1970, including this winter Jeepster Commando test. » 1/23/11 11:00am 1/23/11 11:00am

You Put What, Where?

Ever the fans of a good engine swap, we couldn't help but admire the work behind this one. Can you identify the motor and the vehicle? Click "More" for the answer. » 10/12/10 2:30pm 10/12/10 2:30pm

2011 Ford Mustang: First Drive

For the last year, every Mustang review has essentially read, "an involving, exciting sports car, but it's slower than the Camaro." In the muscle market, it's power, not handling, which sells. Luckily, the 2011 Ford Mustang fixes that. Moar power! » 3/29/10 12:00am 3/29/10 12:00am

2011 Ford Mustang V6 First 300 HP+ Car To Achieve 31 MPG

2011 Ford Mustang V6 EPA certification just finished and, though Ford predicted 30MPG from their 305HP 3.7-liter V6, they actually got 31. According to Ford, it's the first 300HP+ car ever to return over 30MPG. Having cake, eating it too. » 3/04/10 12:01am 3/04/10 12:01am

2011 Ford Mustang Gets New 305 HP V6, 30 MPG

The new 2011 Ford Mustang is putting the Camaro on notice with two new transmissions and a new all-aluminum 3.7-liter Duratec V6 making 305 HP and returning 30 MPG. Are you ready for the Pony Car Wars? » 11/30/09 12:01am 11/30/09 12:01am

400 HP Ecoboosted '34 Ford Retromod Hitting SEMA

Ford's bringing a lot of cars to SEMA and one of the coolest will be this all-steel reproduction '34 Ford sporting a 400HP Ecoboost V6. The car's being built by Detroit Street Rods and represents the first RWD Ecoboost application. » 10/29/09 1:00pm 10/29/09 1:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Buick V6

If we ever get around to doing an Ultimate Engine Survivors list (to accompany the Survivor Cars list), this engine will surely be near the top. 47 years and counting! » 10/10/09 5:00pm 10/10/09 5:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Nissan VG

With 20 years of service, installation in dozens of different vehicles, and an excellent racing record, the Nissan VG definitely deserves Engine Of The Day honors. » 10/04/09 1:00pm 10/04/09 1:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Ford (Yamaha) SHO V6

It seems that at least a couple of Taurus SHOs show up to any given 24 Hours Of LeMons race, so I've become quite familiar with the sound of this engine at full scream. » 7/12/09 1:30pm 7/12/09 1:30pm

How Alfa Romeo Waved Goodbye to Rear-Wheel Drive

Two years before they left the US market in 1995, Alfa Romeo jettisoned rear-wheel drive. Their vehicle of abandonment was a quirky plastic sports car built on a classic transaxle layout: the ES-30. » 6/30/09 5:15pm 6/30/09 5:15pm

What's This Engine Bay?

It's time again to test out your automotive intellectual fortitude by figuring out what car this is before you click through. Sure, you'll say you got it right in the comments, but only you'll know the truth. » 6/17/09 5:30pm 6/17/09 5:30pm