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Chevrolet Camaro Leads March Sports Car Sales

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The Chevrolet Camaro is again the best-selling sports car in the U.S., edging out its crosstown pony car rivals at Ford and Dodge for first place. Together, the three American muscle cars lead the sub-$100,000 sports car segment, besting vehicles like the Scion FR-S and Nissan 370Z. Even though an updated model is just around the ...

April 2013 Sports Car Sales: Challenger Rises Again

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They battle at the track and in showrooms too: Sports car sales are just as important to automakers as their performance is to enthusiasts. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at April sports car sales of vehicles that start at around $100,000 or less. Not surprisingly, the Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang, ...

Your Say: Top 10 College Cars Under $17,000

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From a used Infiniti G35 coupe to a Jeep Wrangler, good college cars can be found all over the automotive market. They must be versatile: under a tight budget, the ideal college car should be fun to drive and reliable, whether it’s new or used. A Motor Trend forum member recently posed a question about ...

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 ...

Your Say: Top 10 Vehicles Motor Trend Readers Are Thankful For

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It’s a good time to be an automotive enthusiast. From 278-hp midsize sedans to the possibility of a 1600-hp supercar, we have plenty to be thankful for. Earlier this week, we asked readers what new car, truck, or SUV you are thankful for and the responses spanned everything from practical crossovers to American muscle cars ...

Thread of the Day: What New Car Should be Renamed?

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There’s plenty of interest in the 415-hp, rear-drive 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan, but, well, not as much about the car’s name. Though the term “SS” has special meaning to Chevrolet, should the automaker have considered a different name? That’s the subject of today’s Thread of the Day: What new car should be renamed? Thread creator Cheesy ...

2012 SEMA: Our Top 10 Favorite Rides from Las Vegas

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The 2012 SEMA show has been nothing short of automotive sensory overload. We’ve already shared the weird and the quirky — now it’s time to share our picks of the top 10 best rides we’ve seen during our days-long exploration of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Dodge Challenger SRT8 Project Ultraviolet It may not sound ...

Top 10 Cars That Could Use a Corvette V-8

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General Motors makes a damn good V-8. The company’s small block pushrod V-8s are among the most loved by enthusiasts not only because of the power and reliability they offer, but also because its compact size allows it to squeeze into all but the smallest of engine bays – even engine bays designed to accommodate ...

Thread of the Day: What Was Your Favorite 2012 SEMA Show Car?

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Had enough of the 2012 SEMA show? We’ve comprehensively covered the show, from the multitude of tuned Scion FR-S cars to the top 10 weirdest show cars plus the absolute top 10 coolest cars SEMA had to offer. If you’ve been following the show coverage on WOT or on our show page here, you know there ...

MT Poll: Which 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender Will Win COTY?

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It’s Car of the Year time again! Over the past two weeks we’ve been teasing new 2013 Car of the Year contenders every day. With the 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year announcement coming Monday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. EST, we thought it’d be fun to ask which contender you think will take ...