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Apple iOS in the Car Takes Siri to Go

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Rumors of Apple working on some kind of “iCar” or in-car infotainment system have long circulated whenever the tech giant has made a product announcement. Yesterday, at its annual World Wide Developers Conference, Apple has taken a big step in that direction by announcing iOS in the Car. Unsurprisingly, Apple is staying relatively mum on the ...

Rumors Video Roundup: Justin Bell Flogs Camaro ZL1, SLS AMG, Vettel Visits Us, Holden Tips Hat to Chevy

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Whether you’re a fan of American muscle or high-dollar European machinery, this week’s video roundup has something for everyone. Ace driver Justin Bell takes both the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG to the track, and offers his impressions of the two high-horse rides, and Formula One Star and Infiniti engineering consultant Sebastian ...

Cocktail Chatter: April 26, 2013

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What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. With summer weather drawing ever closer, we’re sipping on mango-peach sangria this week, from Food & Wine. Combine a quarter cup of fresh mint, ...

Cocktail Chatter: March 29, 2013

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What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. With just having gotten through the hustle and bustle of the New York auto show, we’re drinking The Rumble, which is from the West ...

Thread of the Day: What Best Driver’s Car 2012 Result Surprised You the Most?

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When you drive a Subaru BRZ against a Ford Shelby GT500, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and six other performance-focused cars, the results are bound to produce some surprises. As Jonny Lieberman says in the Best Driver’s Car 2012 article, “Ninth, fifth, and first place are really going to piss people off.” If you’ve already read the Best ...

Teased: Best Driver’s Car Week Preview Video Released

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Best Driver’s Car Week is coming. You’ve seen a breakdown of all nine contenders; now check out our video teaser of what will definitely be another legendary competition. The video shows off the nine contenders at this year’s Best Driver’s Car – the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Ford Shelby GT500, Jaguar XKR-S, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, McLaren ...

Thread of the Day: What Car Offers the Best Conventional Automatic Transmission?

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There’s one 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 feature we aren’t likely to ever see on the current-generation Ford Shelby GT500: an available conventional six-speed automatic transmission. Though some enthusiasts may dislike the idea of an autobox in a performance car, sales of cars like the automatic-transmission ZL1 likely help justify production of cars like…the six-speed manual ...

Watch the 2012 Best Driver’s Car Video from Start to Winner

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Our 2012 Best Driver’s Car competition is officially in the books. We’ll avoid spoiling the results for those who don’t yet know the winner but, for those who do, are you surprised? Neither were we. This year’s event included nine spectacular cars from the affordable 2013 Subaru BRZ to the insane and extravagant Lamborghini Aventador. ...

Behind the Scenes of the 2012 Best Driver’s Car Competition on Wide Open Throttle

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This week on Wide Open Throttle, host Jessi Lang takes us to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for a behind-the-scenes look at our 2012 Best Driver’s Car program, and a sneak peek at what you can expect to see starting Monday, August 20 during Best Driver’s Car Week. First Motor Trend staffers explain what Best Driver’s Car ...

Learn the Secrets of the World’s Greatest Drag Race 2 on New Wide Open Throttle

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It’s hard to top our second World’s Greatest Drag Race, with a deck stacked with a Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 911, Subaru BRZ, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Ford Mustang GT500, and more. So, for now, we won’t. Instead, host Jessi Lang gives a behind-the-scenes look at what went into making the spectacular video on this episode of ...