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Backfires • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
LETTER OF THE MONTH
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Alfa’s Best Bit • The brand’s 1960s icon serves as inspiration for a new halo model that straddles the line between concept car and supercar.
EYES ON ALFA
Crazy Horse • Ford’s Mustang GTD is a tech tour de force.
San Diego • The beachside California city is a car lover’s delight.
Mixology • Ammonia isn’t just for glass cleaners and fertilizer. Now the Chinese automaker GAC is touting the inorganic compound as a carbon-cutting alternative fuel.
Flight of the Blackwing • After covering about 2000 miles in the last v-8-powered, manual supersedan, I really want Caddy’s most special CT5-v.
Meeting the Eagle’s Eye • Inspiration for the design of the original Audi R8 supercar came from some sources you might expect and others that are surprising.
EVOLUTION OF THE SPECIES • THE CORVET TE EMERGES FROM THE PETROLEUM AGE INTO THE MODERN ERA OF ELECTRIFICATION WITH THE NEW E-RAY, A HYBRID JUICED UP TO GO FASTER—NOT FARTHER—ON EACH GALLON OF GAS.
CLAIM TO FRAME • IF YOU THINK THE FORD F-150 RAPTOR IS TOO REASONABLE, FACTORY FIVE RACING HAS A TUBE-FRAME, DESERT-RACER SOLUTION.
VALUE CITY • FOR MANY AMERICANS, THE CAR IS AN APPLIANCE OF NECESSITY. SETTLING FOR WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD OFTEN MEANS GETTING SOMETHING YOU DON’T LIKE. THE NEW CHEVROLET TRAX WILL CHANGE THAT.
DUCK, DUCK, VROOM • WITH THE 911 SPORT CLASSIC, PORSCHE REVISITS THE NEARLY 50-YEAR - OLD DRIVE LINE FORMULA THAT STARTED THE TURBO CRAZE.
My Favorite Drive • Two western states, 510 miles, one Bison, one badger, and one Nissan Murano convertible. (Probably the only one.)
2022 CADILLAC CT5-V BLACKWING • POMP AND RECOMPENSE.
Rants and Raves
ROAD RUNNER • ONE CAR TO SEE THEM ALL.
MANUFACTURING GRINS • THE GAZOO RACING–DEVELOPED GR COROLLA AND YARIS ARE TRANSFORMING THE WAY TOYOTA BUILDS PERFORMANCE CARS.
JAPAN’S LITTLE MIDORI HELL
JOIN ROAD & TRACK FOR AN ADVENTURE THROUGH APPALACHIA
Roma, Ti Amo • The Roma Spider channels Ferrari’s golden age.
Upstaging the EQS
Feeding on Formula
Time Is Money
WHAT TO BUY: MERCEDES-BENZ 500E/E500
HIT THE ROAD WITH US IN 2024! • Join us on the road for one of our multi-day rallies, overseas adventures, or editorial testing track days.