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MT Poll: Chevrolet Corvette vs. SRT Viper vs. Porsche 911 Carrera S – Pick One

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With fans of American sports cars still talking about the results of our 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. 2013 SRT Viper GTS comparison, GM has just unveiled the all-new seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray at the 2013 Detroit auto show. The base C7 is expected to arrive with noticeable performance and price bumps. In this MT ...

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 ...

UPDATE: Top 10 Fastest Production Cars Motor Trend Has Lapped Around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [infographic]

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In case you hadn’t already heard, there’s a new production car king of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. So which car is it? For now, all we’re going to say is that it’s either the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 or the 2013 SRT Viper, one of which lapped the famed circuit in 1:33.70. That time bests ...

Flashback Friday: Revisiting The Original World’s Greatest Drag Race

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We finished our Best Driver’s Car program last year with the World’s Greatest Drag Race. Now with more than 8 million views, the video showed our epic drag race comparing 11 of 2011′s best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars against one another. Just how epic was this drag race? Among the 11 cars were ...

Top 10 Quickest 0-60 MPH Vehicles Motor Trend Tested in 2012

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When it comes to chest-beating and proclamations of vehicular superiority, the 0-60 mph acceleration time is the go-to metric for straight-line enthusiasts worldwide. It’s hard to fault, really – there’s nothing quite like the brute force of launching a car from a dead stop to 60 mph. Which are both perfectly legal speeds in the ...

Thread of the Day: Name Your Favorite 1990s Rear-Drive Performance Car

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Last week, we asked you what was your favorite performance car from the 1980s, and your answers varied wildly. Now, we want to learn what your favorites are from the following decade. By the beginning of the 1990s, a performance renaissance was brewing thanks to new technologies like multi-port fuel-injection and advanced computer controls that ...

WOT Three Years Ago: Stunning ’62 Corvette Custom, Panamera Laps ‘Ring Faster Than CTS-V Sedan

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July 13, 2009 – Three years ago today, the head of the Presidential Auto Task Force stepped down, a custom-built 1962 Corvette caught our eye, and the Porsche Panamera set a Nurburgring lap record for sedans. Honda turned to its F1 engineers to develop hybrid technology while Bob Lutz was still pushing to get the ...

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 ...

Thread of the Day: Which Car Would You Drive Across the U.S.?

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Driving across the U.S. makes for a truly epic drive, but what car would you take? That’s the subject of today’s Thread of the Day. We’ve shared the top 10 vehicles with the longest range for Labor Day road trips and asked about your favorite epic drive; now it’s Frisky_Dingo‘s turn to provide a different question ...