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The Apollo Intensa Emozione sounds amazing even at part throttle

The world is nearly ready to welcome another low-volume high-performance road rocket. This one comes to us from Apollo. It's called the Intensa Emozione, which is Italian for "intense emotion," a name entirely fitting as you'll soon discover in this video taken during a recent track day. You'll definitely run the gamut of your emotions if you ever get the...

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Ken Okuyama Kode 0 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It's great to see the practice of coachbuilding, where a custom body is draped across a donor chassis, is alive and well. That's thanks in part to talented designers like Ken Okuyama. The man is most widely recognized for his work done at Pininfarina, where he penned such masterpieces as the Ferrari Enzo and Maserati Birdcage 75th anniversary...

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Watch the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 mph

The magic number you're looking for here is 321. That's the figure, in kilometers per hour, that translates to the magic barrier that is 200 mph. This is the number that separates truly fast cars from ones that merely knock on the door of fast. Porsche gets this, and that's why the 2018 911 GT2 RS is able to pass the 200 mph mark. And then some. Automotive...

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Performance driving technique: how to trail brake

You're coming hot. The corner is looming large out the front glass and you need to get this vehicle slowed down quickly. If you stomp on that brake pedal, you're likely to lock up the wheels and blow right through the corner. If you don't use enough brakes, you're also going through the corner. Both of these scenarios are what most would call "not good." So...

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Why doesn’t the Honda Civic Type R have (much) torque steer?

The Honda Civic Type R is an impressive little beastie. In fact, if you missed it, we named Honda's hot hatch the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018. We lauded its handling capabilities, and a major part of the magic is how Honda managed to basically eliminate torque steer in a 306-horsepower front-wheel-drive car. Why doesn't it exhibit torque steer or...

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Why would anybody want a Hennessey F-150 VelociRaptor 6×6?

Pickup trucks are uniquely American vehicles. They were first envisioned to not only transport people but also to haul whatever their owners needed in a bed. Today, pickup trucks do a whole lot more. But, why would anyone want one of Hennessey's new F-150 VelociRaptor 6x6 trucks? Well, because America, that's why. The VelociRaptor 6x6 takes the pickup truck...

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2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

Jaguar is testing prototypes for a high-performance version of its F-Pace SUV. The prototypes resemble the current F-Pace S, but it's easy to spot their new, much more aggressive front fascia design. The stock F-Pace S exhaust tips have also made way for a more aggressive quad-tip arrangement. And there's no mistaking the burly sound of a V-8 in...

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Nissan says its self-driving cars can handle door-to-destination travel by 2020

Nissan recently demonstrated an Infiniti Q50-based prototype fitted with the most advanced version of its ProPilot self-driving system. ProPilot is Nissan and Infiniti's new banner for self-driving technologies, and right now it only consists of electronic driver assist features, such as adaptive cruise control, automatic braking and warning systems...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spy shots and video

Mercedes-AMG's GT R has just reached showrooms in the United States, but a bigger, badder and presumably faster version of the Affalterbach tuner's standalone sports car has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring and on some surrounding streets. The car looks like the GT R, but there are clues that suggest we're looking a test mule...

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BMW explains what to look for when buying an E34 5-Series

The BMW 5-Series has long been a beloved uber sedan. In its most basic form, it represents a powerful and moderately upscale entry in the mid-size luxury sedan segment. At the upper end of the scale you have the mighty M5, which remains the measuring stick by which other sports sedans are measured. Every BMW fan has their preferred generation of a given...

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