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Chevrolet ZH2, Hydrogen Pickup

Chevrolet turns a Colorado Pickup into a Hydrogen-Powered Army Assault Vehicle

Chevrolet has built a hydrogen pickup for the U.S. army to test over the next year. The Army hopes to the truck will be as stealthy as it is efficient.
Jaguar F-Type SVR

Hot Lapping Jaguar’s F-Type SVR On Coronado’s Naval Air Base

The Jaguar F-Type SVR and luxurious F-Pace are the right tools to experience Coronado's Festival of Speed in San Diego, CA.
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF, 2017 Mazda Miata

Order Up: Pricing For 2017 Mazda Miata MX-5 Miata RF Announced

The 2017 Mazda Miata folding-hardtop MX-5 RF has been priced from $33,850 for the Launch Edition model. Only 1000 Launch Edition units will be built.
2018 Aston Martin Db11 Volante

Aston Martin’s DB11 Volante Is Teased Before Its 2018 Release

Aston Martin has teased the convertible version of its new Aston Martin DB11 sports car, but the production version isn't due for two more years.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

There isn’t a single thing about the 2016 MX-5 that’s revolutionary. It has three pedals, a handbrake, a naturally-aspirated engine, a rear-wheel drive setup, and a manual folding fabric roof.
Mini Paceman

Mini’s Funky Paceman Is Driving Off Stage For Good

BMW Group will reportedly kill off the Mini Paceman three-door to make room for the next-generation BMW 5 Series sedan.
Ducati XDiavel

2016 Ducati XDiavel Review

Ducati’s XDiavel is a cruiser/sport bike hybrid that introduces two opposing camps of riders to an exciting new riding experience.
tropic thunder nissan introduces its 2017 rogue crossover in miami

Tropic Thunder: Introducing the 2017 Nissan Rogue Crossover In Miami

Nissan has revealed the redesigned 2017 Nissan Rogue compact crossover at the Miami Auto Show, adding a hybrid version, styling tweaks, & interior updates.
Bentley Flying Spur W12 S

2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed with a top speed over 200 mph

The 2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S is the sportiest Bentley Flying Spur to date and the first four-door Bentley to break the 200-mph mark.
Cadillac CTS-V, v performance academy

Cadillac Will Throw In A Free 2-Day V-Performance Driver Course With Every 2017 V-Series Car

Cadillac has announced that 2017 model year ATS-V and CTS-V owners will get a free two-day driver training course at its V-Performance Academy.
Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupé, mercedes crossover

Mercedes-Benz shoves more power into the GLC Coupe and dubs a new AMG

The Mercedes crossover GLC43 Coupe has 362 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque from a twin-turbo V6 engine.
2016 Audi RS7 Performance

Docile Dominance: Audi’s RS7 Performance Is a Muted Monster

There simply isn’t a car on the market that can compare with the 2022 Audi RS7 Performance’s concoction of agility, styling, and refinement.
5 best cars for young professionals

Moving Up The Corporate Ladder? Try These Five Cars On For Size

Ambitious 20-somethings must choose a handsome, reliable, & connected car that fits within their budgets. Here are five great cars for young professionals.
Mini Takes the States

We Took A Road Trip With 900 of Mini’s Jolliest Owners

MINI Takes The States is a U.S. road rally that invites owners from all corners of the U.S. to join in a group effort to raise meals for hungry Americans.
2017 Cadillac XT5 review

Moving On Up: Cadillac’s 2022 XT5 Crossover Goes Toe-to-Toe With Its Luxury Rivals

Cadillac’s XT5 is a genuine competitor in the luxury vehicle market. Find out more in The Manual's 2022 Cadillac XT5 Review.
best lamborghini models

Life Outside the Automotive Box: the 12 Best Lamborghini Models Ever

In honor of Feruccio's Lamborghini's 100th birthday, Robb Report has assembled a list of the 12 best Lamborghini models ever created.
Ford GT40

Take a Trip Through History in the Superformance Ford GT40 Recreation

The Ford GT40 race car dominated Le Mans in the 1960s, and now Superformance has given the car new life as a gorgeous, powerful continuation project.
bike builders

Go Behind-The-Scenes With The Country’s Best Custom Vintage Bike Builders

This video is a behind the scenes look at the motivation behind some of the top custom vintage bike builders in the country.
2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Chevrolet’s 2017 Camaro ZL1 will terrorize the streets with 650HP

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will have 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, according to a leaked order guide.
Lotus Elise S Cup

The Lotus Elise will Make a Comeback in 2020 with Precision and Agility

Jean-Marc Gales says work on the next-generation Lotus Elise, due in 2020, has begun and that it will return to its sporting roots.
Ford GT40 history, recreation

A History of Ford’s Le Mans-Winning GT40 Race Car

Ford GT40 History: built in the mid 1960s to beat Ferrari at Le Mans, the race car went on to win four successful Le Mans championships.
Civil Maps, ford, investment, self-driving, autonomous vehicle

Ford’s Latest Investment May Help It Take A Lead In Self-Driving

Ford has announced a major investment in a self-driving startup called Civil Maps, which uses computer maps to create an infrastructure for autonomous cars.
Apple car, apple f1

The next bite from Apple: Formula 1

Apple may be involving itself with the automotive industry more than we assumed. The latest rumors suggest the tech giant is considering an Apple F1 bid.
2016 Audi TTS

The Best of Audi: 10 Great Cars of the last 100 years

Audi, even before it was known as Audi, has been building incredible vehicles for years. Here are some of their biggest accomplishments.
2016 BMW M2

BMW is Preparing an M2 CSL to Take on Porsche’s Cayman GT4

The German automaker will introduce a lighter, more powerful version of the BMW M2 sports car to wear the M2 CSL nameplate and take on Porsche's Cayman GT4.
Aston Martin DB11 Hot-Weather Testing

Aston Martin DB11 Hot Weather Testing

The Manual joins Chief Engineer Ian Hartler in Arizona to put the Aston Martin DB11 prototype through a series of hot weather tests.
2017 Mercedes-Benz E300

2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 First Drive Review

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 combines semi-autonomous genius with frugal engineering and driving precision to elevate the midsize luxury sedan class.
2016 Subaru Isle of Man TT

Subaru and Mark Higgins are earning respect at the Isle of Man TT

Since 2011, Subaru has supported the Isle of Man TT motorcycle races, even as some purists fight its involvement…but Subaru is gaining momentum.
2017 Fiat 124 Spider

First Drive: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

The Fiat 124 Spider's performance stands apart from hoards of numb vehicles, but is it enough to convince drivers that automotive engagement still matters?
RAM 1500 Rebel

The RAM Rebel Sheaths Refinement within its Brawny Bodywork

RAM’s 1500 Rebel has the rugged looks, but can it handle itself off-road without sacrificing ride quality or underbody panels?
ICON Thriftmaster, Jonathan Ward

Explore ICON 4×4’s Stunning Vehicle Restorations

The Manual spent the day with designer, gearhead, and ICON founder Jonathan Ward to get the scoop on his shop’s outlandish process.
Harley Davidson XG750R, flat track

Harley-Davidson’s New Pro Flat Track Bike is 44 Years in the Making

Harley’s first new pro flat track bike in 44 years is radically different than its predecessor, the XR750, which debuted in 1972.
Audi R8 V10 Plus, robb report

Robb Report picks its “Best of the Best” vehicles of 2016

The Manual discusses Robb Report's picks for 2016's "Best of the Best" vehicles with Automotive Editor Robert Ross.
Classic Recreations Burple Shelby Mustang gt500

Better in ‘Burple’: Classic Recreations Builds a One-Off Shelby GT500

Classic Recreations is back with another supercharged '60s era Shelby GT500 Mustang, this time painted in a stunning "burple" paint color.
1955 Porsche 550 Spyder #1 hi-res, quail 2016

The Quail 2016 Preview: Packard, Porsche and More Vintage Hotness

Auto shows, historic races and auctions are all part of Monterey Car Week, yet apart from the Councours D’Elegance, The Quail is the most exciting event.
2016 MINI Cooper Clubman

2016 MINI Cooper Clubman Review

MINI's all-new 2016 MINI Cooper Clubman is the brand's first compact vehicle, making it the longest, widest MINI ever.
Mazda LMP2 Car

Mazda’s Racing Driver Development Gives the ‘Zoom-Zoom’ Brand a Leg Up

Mazda Motorsports has created a development track for aspiring racing drivers, starting at the grassroots level.
2016 McLaren 675LT

2016 McLaren 675LT Review

The 2016 McLaren 675LT is the star athlete, teachers’ pet, and after-school tutor to struggling supercars with performance, road manor, and innovation.
McLaren F1

This is One of the Last McLaren F1 Supercars Ever Built

McLaren Special Operations has put one of the final production F1 supercars up for bid. It has just 2,800 miles on the odometer.
tesla model s

Tesla Model S Finally Gets a Facelift for 2016

The formidable automaker given its Tesla Model S sedan its first facelift, borrowing the front end from the Model 3 and Model X and giving it new hardware.
Ring Brothers Mustang, espionage mustang

Ringbrothers’ Supercharged 1965 Fastback Espionage Mustang Doesn’t Do Subtle

Ring Brothers is at it again, this time transforming a 1965 Espionage Mustang Fastback into a 959 horsepower carbon fiber menace.

It Starts with a Spark: Formula E Gets a Boost from Michelin’s Tire Tech

As Formula E gains popularity, Michelin is developing tires that will make tomorrow’s road cars more efficient and today’s electric race cars more exciting.
BMW ReachNow

BMW’s ReachNow Isn’t a Car Sharing Service, it’s a Complete Mobility Platform

Digital Trends attended the launch of BMW’s ReachNow mobility service in Seattle and experienced what the automaker has planned for cities across the U.S.
fisker Force 1

How the Fisker Force 1 Went from a Dream to Reality in No Time

Acclaimed vehicle and yacht designer Henrik Fisker and Viper Racing Exchange founder Ben Keating ive Digital Trends the download on their Force 1 Supercar.
porsche 911 evolution orange

Follow the Epochal Porsche 911’s Lineage through the Ages

The Porsche 911 sports car is basically the vehicular embodiment of “iconic.” Over 53 years, the 911 has kept its DNA, but added an all-new attitude.
Shelby GT500CR 900S

Supercharged Splendor: Classic Recreations’ Shelby GT500CR 900S

Classic Recreations has built one of the most gorgeous takes on the Ford Mustang GT500 ever. The Shelby GT500CR 900S is a supercharged, mobile work of art.
2016 New York Auto Show,Genesis New York Concept

Top 10 Reveals from the 2016 New York Auto Show

The 2016 New York Auto Show was filled with big reveals and a few surprises. Here's are the 10 most important reveals and highlights.
Mercedes Benz S Class, uber

Uber Reportedly Buys 100,000 Mercedes-Benz cars for $10 Billion

Uber, one of the most valuable startups of the decade, reportedly spent $10 Billion on 100,000 Mercedes Benz cars.
2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Chevrolet’s New Camaro ZL1 is 640 Horses of Track-Tuned Debauchery

Chevrolet's all-new 2017 Camaro ZL1 uses the Corvette Z06's 640 horsepower supercharged V8 engine and the Cadillac ATS-V's tight-handling body.
Morgan EV3 wheeler

How One of the Oldest Automakers Made the All-Electric EV3 Wheeler

Morgan Motor Company was established over a century ago, and yet the brand made famous for still building cars from wood created the electric EV3 wheeler.