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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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Rumors Video Roundup: GT500 Up in Smoke, Viper vs SLS, Loeb’s Record-Setting Pikes Run

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If you’re hungry for power, then consider this week’s roundup a feast for your eyes, featuring not one, but four cars that each produce more than 600 hp. First up is our own Chris Nelson demonstrating the impressive smoke-making abilities of the 662-hp Ford Shelby GT500. Next, Jonny Lieberman pits two symbols of power against ...

SRT Viper vs. ZR1, Detroit Show Roundtable Debate on Wide Open Throttle

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In the latest Wide Open Throttle video, Jessi Lang and other Motor Trend hosts gather for a roundtable discussion about the controversial SRT Viper/Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 comparison. Additionally, Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Ed Loh, and Scott Evan pick a few winners and losers from the Detroit auto show before ending the episode by picking a ...

Thread of the Day: 2013 SRT Viper or 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1? – With Poll

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When the Dodge Viper slithered its way from concept car to production car in the early 1990s, it was Chrysler’s first serious attempt to dethrone the Chevrolet Corvette as America’s unofficial sports car. Since then, both cars have evolved into legitimate supercars. With the all-new 2013 SRT Viper, the automaker claims to have made the ...

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 ...

Top 5 Geneva Oddballs: An Italian Corvette, a Spanish Viper, and Amphibious Cars

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The 2013 Geneva Motor Show might be most notable for unleashing the new Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Veneno, and production-ready McLaren P1 on the world, but there were also quite a few obscure, oddball, and plain weird cars shown at the show, including an Italian interpretation of the C6 Chevrolet Corvette, a Spanish take on the ...

Top 10 New Car Future Classics

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We’ve all seen televised classic car auctions where a one-owner piece of vintage iron fetches six-digit sums, and we’ve all wondered the same thing, “How did that guy know his car was going to be a classic one day?” Not long after, you probably looked at what’s in your driveway, and wondered, “Will my car ...

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 ...