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Top 10 Least Expensive Non-Luxury Brands to Insure Relative to Sticker Price

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CoverHound is unveiling a new metric here on WOT called Insurance Over Sticker (IOS) — the number represents the average cost of insuring a new model or make for a year, divided by its sticker price. The cost of insurance is often an afterthought when considering the financials of a new car purchase or lease ...

Your Say: Top 10 Cars That Should Be Renamed

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There was a time when most automakers actually bothered to give their vehicles real names. Cars had elegant names like Continental and Fleetwood, while trucks had tough-sounding names like Bronco and Ram. More often than not nowadays cars get named random alphanumeric characters like FX50 and Z4 sDrive35is. Last week we asked readers in a Thread ...

ZR1 or SRT Viper: Who is the New King of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca?

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The longstanding production car lap record at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has fallen. The man behind the wheel was none other than our longtime collaborator and good buddy, Randy Pobst, race car driver extraordinaire and the professional wheelman for our Best Driver’s Car competition. You may recall that the previous record was set by SRT development ...

Top 6 Coolest Coupes from the 2013 Model Year

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As cool as some sedans, wagons, trucks, and SUVs can be, nothing is cooler than a good old-fashioned two-door coupe. Coupes are often more striking in design, and often pack much more performance under the hood than their four-door counterparts. To celebrate coupes of all price ranges, we’ve compiled this list of our six favorite ...

The Top 10 Most Expensive Cars on eBay. Which One Would You Buy?

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Car enthusiasts are all alike. We constantly dream of our next set of wheels, spend hours on automaker online configurators, and even waste Friday afternoons at work viewing Internet auction sites for that hard-to-find rare vehicle you’re convinced someday you’ll own. So when this list of the top 10 most expensive vehicles currently for sale ...

Staff Picks: The Best and Worst of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

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So far, 2013 is off to a great start, as automakers rolled into Detroit with a number of impressive new vehicles for this year’s North American International Auto Show. From greatly anticipated new models like the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to surprise reveals like the Ford Atlas Concept, there was no shortage of excitement at ...

Top 10 Least Powerful Cars on Sale in the U.S.

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We love horsepower as much as the next enthusiast, but everyone and their mother has written a list of the top 10 most powerful cars on the road. With automakers constantly trying to one-up one another in an effort to be the most powerful, the lists can become outdated soon after they’re published. What we ...

Best Driver’s Car 2012: Camaro ZL1, Shelby GT500, Seven Others Battle for the Crown

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Best Driver’s Car is back! We recently gathered together the latest crop of sports cars, muscle machines, and supercars for our 2012 Best Driver’s Car competition. Those of you who follow our Twitter and Facebook feeds may have gotten a sneak peak at the competitors already, but for those of you not in the know, ...