The Finest Performance Cars Of The Year

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Road & Track's 2013 Performance Car of the Year — Road & Track


I was at this test, so I'm obligated to share it with you. Plus, a great read from Jack Baruth.

"The runway next to this one," the man says, using the sheaf of remarkably comprehensive waivers that we've just signed to point behind us, "is active. Don't enter that runway. There's a $10,000 fine. And there will be aircraft using that runway during your test here."

Which City Has The Worst Fuel Economy For All Its Used Cars?Green Car Reports


Interdasting. Most interdasting.

If you want to buy a used Toyota Prius, don't go shopping for one in Detroit.

The Motor City has the worst fuel economy among used cars, according to a new study by, as reported by WardsAuto.


I'm on a Solar-Powered Boat (In the Galapagos)Vice

Because hey, why not.

"How fast can this thing go?" I ask Jackson Vilema, the guy driving Solaris, a new, solar-powered boat that's designed to putz around the bay surrounding the Galapagos Islands' Puerto Ayora.

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