Part of the reason there isn't enough content (a big part, in fact), is that Chris was supposed to be making videos for +, and 2 months ago, just stopped. Then he decided, unannounced, to leave the company yesterday. Now that all that mess has been cleared up, we're going to pick up the slack and start cranking out… » 10/14/14 1:18pm 10/14/14 1:18pm

The Audi RS5 Cabriolet is The Battleship That Screams

The Audi RS5 Cabriolet is a big, heavy car. In fact, at 4,420 lbs, the RS5 is 60 lbs heavier than my Honda Odyssey Minivan, which combined with this particular shade of "Nardo Gray," has led me to lovingly refer to the car as "The Battleship." Thing is with 450 hp and a redline half-past-eight, this battleship hauls… » 10/07/14 10:00am 10/07/14 10:00am

When we reviewed the Viper a few months back, the basic conclusion of the video is that the Viper is an incredible "Must Buy" at $90k. At the $144k test price of our loaner, we passed. Glad to see them making the adjustment and moving units. » 10/06/14 2:17pm 10/06/14 2:17pm

a car is too fast if it's only fast under conditions that aren't suitable for public roads. For instance, the C6 ZR1 has such long gearing and such a huge discrepancy between "on-boost" and "0ff-boost" performance, that if you even get into boost for a second in anything besides first gear, you're breaking every speed… » 10/01/14 1:53pm 10/01/14 1:53pm

Video: The First 20 Minutes With an Alfa 4C Will Melt Your Brain

The Alfa Romeo 4C is an important car for both Fiat/Chrysler and us, the enthusiast consumers. It offers the purest driving experience available from a road car, Italian styling, properly advanced carbon construction, and a great soundtrack. But what's it like to drive on American roads? Mind bending. » 9/30/14 3:58pm 9/30/14 3:58pm

I wish we had the time to make a full film, since the exhaust sound is crazy, and you don't really get that in the car with the windows closed. When Thad was doing a run, I could hear the car the entire way up the snake all the way from the Rock Store. It's obscenely loud (in a good way) » 9/24/14 6:31pm 9/24/14 6:31pm

I've played it, and it's really really good fun. The game is spectacularly beautiful, the physics are half a step back from 5 intentionally, making it much more forgiving when using a controller, but I tried a few cars and they were distinctly different in sound and feel, and the setting (location) is brilliant. It… » 9/20/14 12:21pm 9/20/14 12:21pm

Video: Rally North America US50 in a Jeep SRT, Part 2: Missouri to…

Two weeks ago, we brought you the first half of our coverage of Rally North America's biggest event yet: the US50 Rally, from West Virginia to Missouri. Then last week, we showed you what our Jeep SRT is like at a hot, elevated track day. Today, let's see more sights, meet more folks, and share the conclusion of Rally… » 9/09/14 12:15pm 9/09/14 12:15pm

How Does a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Handle a Hot Track Day?

I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks and 4,000 miles on Rally North America in one of the greatest vehicles to ever come out of the US of A: the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. It's comfortable, fast, and full of practicality. But how does it handle a road course, at 4,500 feet of elevation, when it's 95… » 9/05/14 12:25pm 9/05/14 12:25pm

because of how they drive really. A G63 on a race track, despite that engine, that gearbox, and those tires, would be a joke. A Jeep SRT on a track, though heavy, is still fundamentally a really fun experience. Adding some power to the SRT would enhance that experience at a reasonable price, whereas the G65 is… » 9/03/14 1:30am 9/03/14 1:30am

Best thing to do on Thursday is to go to Carmel and grab brunch on the main street around 10:30 AM and watch as all the cars that were driving since crack of dawn roll up and just park there for a bit. And right around 12:30, they roll out of there, and you can watch them drive then. All for free (well, the cost of… » 8/21/14 9:35pm 8/21/14 9:35pm

I was told recently (i think on our podcast by Jonny Lieberman, who had just returned from driving the 6x6) that all G-wagens, military, decontented work versions, standard Euro versions, all the way up to the AMG's are built on the same assembly line..... and that 70% of ALL OF THEM are AMG's. Built to order. » 8/14/14 3:25am 8/14/14 3:25am