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Thread of the Day: Do You Prefer Launch Control or Doing it Yourself?

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Launch control systems have come a long way since they were introduced. Modern systems launch performance cars like the Corvette ZR1 and Shelby GT500 more consistently than most drivers can. Of course, there are exceptions: the most experienced racers may be able to run a tenth or two quicker in the quarter-mile than what a ...

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 ...

For Your Viewing Pleasure: Top 5 Most Watched Motor Trend Videos from 2012

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We launched our new Motor Trend YouTube video channel at the beginning of this year, allowing us to share even more of our entertaining videos packed with all types of hot cars, trucks, and more. Below are five videos uploaded in 2012 that accumulated the most number of page views this year, and they range ...

MT Poll: What’s Your Favorite Geneva Motor Show Debut?

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If the Geneva Motor Show is any indication, 2013 will be the year of the hypercar. The Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Veneno, and McLaren P1 all made their debuts at this year’s show. That’s more than 2400 horsepower and 32 cylinders between the three European supercars. And it gets better. Chevrolet, Spyker, Porsche, and others all ...

2014 Chevrolet SS, Mazda’s Future on the Latest Wide Open Throttle

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This week on Wide Open Throttle, editor-at-large Angus MacKenzie speaks with some of the best and brightest on the Motor Trend staff about the 2014 Chevrolet SS, the future of Mazda and its Miata roadster, as well as SUVs from luxury automakers like Aston Martin, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce. Joined by Carlos Lago, Scott Mortara, Michael Febbo, ...

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 ...

The World’s Greatest Drag Race 2: 4730 Horsepower on One Track

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What do you get when you bring together nine muscle, sports and supercars at an abandoned air strip with a total of 4730 horsepower, 4037 lb-ft of torque, 68 cylinders, and a price tag topping $1.3 million? The World’s Greatest Drag Race 2. Last year, the World’s Greatest Drag Race featured 11 high-performance cars at the ...

Video Finds: Tuned Corvette ZR1, Nissan GT-R, Gallardo Do Battle

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The Russian speed junkies over at DragTimes have posted a trio of new videos in the past couple of days, pitting giants such as the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Lamborghini Gallardo, and Nissan GT-R against one another for our enthusiast viewing pleasure in both quarter mile and mile-long runs. The latest video puts a Switzer-tuned 850-hp Nissan ...

Get Your 2012 Best Driver’s Car Questions Answered on The Downshift

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As the tire smoke settles from our 2012 Best Driver’s Car competition, many readers have questions about how and why the competition was organized the way it was. On this episode of The Downshift, Motor Trend contributors Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Carlos Lago, and Jessi Lang answer the most frequently asked questions about this year’s ...

Staff Picks: The Best and Worst Cars We Drove in 2012

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And just like that, we’re closing the book on 2012 and preparing to start 2013. Motor Trend staffers were lucky enough to drive a wide assortment of fantastic cars, with everything from the 74-hp Volkswagen Up! to the 691-hp Lamborghini Aventador passing through our garage. Of the hundreds of cars we’ve driven this year, these ...