TopGear Has Finally Gathered the Three Hyper-Hybrids

The three most significant, most-discussed and most headline-grabbing cars of 2013/14, the "hybrid hypercars," have proven extremely hard to gather together. But, at last, TopGear Magazine has managed it... and I wouldn't rule out the idea of them being filmed for television either. Follow this world-first comparison… » 11/12/14 8:47am 11/12/14 8:47am

2015 Mustang EcoBoost VS. Merkur XR4Ti

Being the owner of a Merkur XR4Ti and the son of another XR owner, we were both very excited when we heard Ford was reviving the 2.3 Turbo engine in the Mustang. The Mustang hasn't been powered by a 2.3 Turbo since the SVO which ended production in 1986 and featured the same engine that was slotted into a Sierra… » 10/31/14 3:45pm 10/31/14 3:45pm

Are Manual Transmissions Still Relevant?


In today's world of rising oil prices, congested city traffic, long commutes, and fewer automakers offering manuals, sometimes it seems that manual transmissions are not long for this world, which is a very sad thought to me. Because I feel like a lot of the joy of driving is lost with automatic transmissions. But do… » 10/31/14 9:31am 10/31/14 9:31am