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Racing Into the Sunset

Jeff Gordon on Retirement, Race Day and Driving to Win

Jeff Gordon recently announced his impending retirement from NASCAR. We caught up with him for a few questions about the keys to his consistent driving success, what he's learned during his 23-year career, and where his competitive fire is headed after he officially retires.

Chauffeur Not Included

Opulence and Octane in the Mercedes-Maybach S600

There's something dubious about driving a $189,350 car down a farm road at speeds nearly double the legal limit. It's risky. It's reckless. It's illegal. But in this car, it feels absolutely right -- or, at the least, entirely possible.

Driving Volvo's V60 Cross Country

The Rugged Station Wagon’s Next Act

With the new XC90 and excellent V60 and S60, it's no secret that Volvo's going through a bit of a renaissance these days. We headed to California to see if the ruggedized and raised V60 Cross Country is following that trend and if it could possibly be worth the asking price.

For the 1% of the 1%

Supercharging the Range Rover Supercharged

Ares Atelier took one the most popular luxury SUVs -- the Range Rover Supercharged -- to even greater heights. It's a bit like taking the silver spoon and replacing it with a platinum one, but the result, either way, is beautiful.

The father of the modern supercar

The Gilded Glory of the Lamborghini Miura

In the pantheon of automotive design, there exist but a few gods whose thrones will likely never be usurped -- the Lamborghini Miura staunchly occupies one of those glorious gilded chairs.

Red Bull's Frozen Rush is Unlike Any Other Motorsport

Dashing Through The Snow, in a 900 horsepower Sleigh

75 miles north of Portland, Maine lies the small, secluded town of Newry. Come early January you can hear the savage howl of racing V8s resonate through the snow as the Red Bull Frozen Rush comes roaring into town.

Not too hot, not too cold

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is Sized Just Right

In America, we do it big: big guns, big bellies and big vehicles. Thankfully, manufacturers have begun offering alternatives to behemoth trucks, and the brand new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is a impressive move in the right (smaller) direction.

Motown works its motoring magic

Detroit 2015: The Cars that Matter

The 2015 North American International Auto Show was a no-holds-barred showing. We've selected the most noteworthy cars and trucks of the entire show amid a field of fantastic new vehicles.

Full Contact High

This Season’s Best Winter Tires

Europeans have known it for a long time: winter tires do wonders for traction in snow, slush and ice. These are the best winter treads for your car, truck, SUV or sports car.

The Red Pig

Icon: AMG 300 SEL 6.8

AMG’s stratospheric rise to the pinnacle of motorsports can only be attributed to one mountain-moving sedan: The Red Pig.

the 2016 CTS-V and ATS-V take aim at BMW

Cadillac Breaks Out the Big Guns

Barely a month apart, Cadillac has released two thermonuclear powerhouses in the form of the 2016 ATS-V and CTS-V. Both cars are the ultimate interpretation of how Caddy plans to embarrass competitor BMW at their own performance game.

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time to go hell for leather

Hides to Seek: 5 Best Leather Motorcycle Jackets

Ever since Brando led the Black Rebels, the most iconic and stylish riders have continued to embrace this truth: the confidence a leather motorcycle jacket delivers in the saddle is directly proportional to the levels of swagger its wearer can exude on the town.

This One Goes to Eleven

Amplified Speed in the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS

Porsche’s 911 GTS is built around premium speed and ultimate control. It's a performance car with the purity of naturally aspirated power but without the harshness of a racer like the GT3. It’s luxury with grit. A toothsome beast with leather seats.

Put Your Driving Shoes On

15 Cars We Want to Drive in 2015

While we can't say for certain what 2015 will hold for the automotive world, it looks to be one of the best years in a very long time. From superbly exhilarating sports cars to affordable and raucously entertaining small cars, these are the 15 cars we're bursting at the seams to drive this year.

Ducati ditches the suit and tie

The Ducati Scrambler Is an Entry-Level Winner

Ducati's new Scrambler is the antithesis to the brand's flagship beasts: fun rather than intense, individualized rather than perfected, accessible rather than the stuff of dreams.

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