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Supercar Decade • The runup to the millennium saw some killers.
Welcome to the Decade
The Lookback Machine: MotorTrend’s 1990s Predictions • How’d We Do? Right, Wrong, and Not Even Close
On The Rise: ’90s Collector Cars • Some of the decade’s most well-known(and under-the-radar) collector cars.
THE EV1: Forget the Trash Talk • GM’s Electric Tech Paved the Way for Today’s Teslas
Did 1990s Emissions Policy Help Make Us Vitriolic?
Your Say …
THE DECADE WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGED: BACK TO THE ’90S • The 1990s Saw the American Family Sedan’s Death, the SUV’s Rise, the Luxury Car’s Democratization—and Much More
LAST PONY STANDING • How the ’90s Saved the Ford Mustang—and What It Means for the 2024 Model
LIGHTNING RODS • NO ONE IN THE ‘90S Imagined How Ford’s Hot Rod Truck Would Evolve
MORE THAN A FINAL GASP • Porsche’s 993-Series 911 Still Holds Its Own
SWEET DELETES • Three Decades Later the M3 Lightweight’s Power Deficit Is Forgotten and Forgiven
TOMORROW’S SUV, YESTERDAY • The First Jeep Grand Cherokee Set Standards for Decades
GREAT EXPECTATIONS: THE SATURN STORY • SATURN WAS MORE THAN JUST A CAR. IT WAS AN ATTEMPT TO RADICALLY REINVENT GENERAL MOTORS, THE WORLD’S LARGEST AND WEALTHIEST AUTOMAKER.
WHAT’S AN ORIGINAL-OWNER SATURN LIKE TO DRIVE? • Saturn may be gone, but the way the S-series drives is hauntingly familiar.
COMPLETING THE CIRCLE • 26 Years Later, the Civic Type R Has Finally Learned All the Integra Type R’s Tricks
COLOR THEORY • One of the Raddest VW Golfs Began as a Sales Failure
ENGINES OF CHANGE • With the 1990 Corvette ZR-1, Chevrolet Created a Giant-Slaying Tradition
RELENTLESS PERFECTION • The 1990 LS 400 Was a Swift Kick to Mercedes’ Solid Gold Reputation
TUNING IN • In the 1990s, the Compact Car Tuning Scene Went From Niche to Nuclear
MT♥’S THE ’90
TECH YA NECK • 1990s breakthroughs that paved the path to today’s driving world
TRENDS OF THE TIME • The ’90s Brought Us Great Music, Questionable Fashion, and Plenty of Automotive Fads
MT GARAGE REWIND
Most of GM’s mainstream ’90s cars were boring. They didn’t have to be.