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In a Horsepower Race, Cobra-Maker Shelby Offers Power Plus Fuel Economy

10.23.2014
Make no mistake, Shelby still boasts about its 1,100-horsepower Mustangs. But it also points out they can get the groceries at 25 mpg on pump gas. Here's what we'd point out: Who needs a 1100-hp grocery-getter?

Gears This Week: The Pagani Hey-What?

10.09.2014
What's it like to pilot the 720 horsepower Pagani Huayra as fast as you please around a closed track? Intrepid Car Talk blogger Jamie Lincoln Kitman finds out. Take a Dramamine and enjoy the ride, right here. 

Supercar Taxis: The Only Way to Travel!

09.03.2014
You can flag down a Tesla Model S in Oslo, a Lamborghini Gallardo in Bangkok, a Maybach in Moscow and Ferraris in Muscat and Warsaw. A world tour of the fanciest taxis, right here. 

McLaren Reboot

04.18.2014
McLaren aims to rebound from the disastrous sales it posted of 2011's MP4-12C with that car's newer, prettier, more talented sibling, the 650S. Jamie Kitman reports from the 2014 NAIAS.

Jaguar's One-Percent Solution

03.28.2014
Jamie Kitman's rich for a day... and lovin' it, driving Jaguar's new F-Type. Added bonus? Watch as he takes, "The journalist's line."

J aguar F-type Coupe R
Jaguar F-type Coupe R

Car Talk Goes Mid-Engine

05.30.2013
Sure, most of us will never own a rare, 430-horsepower V8 sportscar - but they sure are fun to test-drive!

Concours D'Elegance: High-End Car Shows Weather the Recession

09.21.2011
The blue blazer and white-glove auto events in upscale Connecticut can dazzle, even if the owners just write the checks. Auctions are part of the picture, and this year the results were decidedly mixed.


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