Looking to buy a hybrid or an electric vehicle to help save gasoline and maybe the planet? The vehicles sporting an Editors’ Choice badge are our picks for the best hybrids and best EVs of 2016 and 2017.
MSRP: $33,995 – $38,345
EPA: 43 city/42 hwy
Overview: Despite the Volt’s eco image, it’s actually fun to drive, without the range anxiety of pure electric vehicles.
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
Overview: The A3 Sportback e-tron is Audi’s first plug-in hybrid; optimistic European testing yields 157 mpg, but your results, as the saying goes, may vary.
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport reached a Guinness World Records-certified top speed of 431 km/h or 268 mph. However, as Guinness notes, the cars shipped to customers are restricted to 258 mph — to protect the tires, which don’t hold up well at the higher speeds. The Veyron Super Sport has four enlarged turbochargers and bigger intercoolers; the 16-cylinder engine has a total of 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 lb.-ft. of torque. It is the fastest road car in production. The SSC Ultimate Aero held the previous Guinness record of 255.83 mph. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, depending on production details and foreign-exchange rates, will cost between $2.4 to $2.6 million.
Over the past 60 years Chevrolet has built more than 1.3 million Corvettes across six generations. Most of them have been good cars. A few of them have been lousy cars. And at least 10 Corvettes have been truly great.
Great as in a car that in the middle of the day while at work, you just think about driving it. Great as in a car that resets the standard for awesomeness among teenagers for decades. Great as in a car that is the subject of outlandish posters, intricate scale models and carefully crafted scotch decanters.
But for sanity’s sake this list is restricted to regular production Corvettes. So great Corvettes like the John Greenwood road racers from the early 1970s or the C5Rs and C6Rs that have taken multiple wins at Le Mans aren’t on the list. And movie cars like the right-hand-drive custom machine featured in Corvette Summer aren’t here either. Surely they’ll
With drivers still very enthusiastic about utility vehicles and crossovers, fewer wagons are on the road than ever before. Nevertheless, the wagon occupies a worthy niche in the vehicle market. In fact, the wagon remains a smart choice for the savvy shopper. It’s as comfortable, easy to handle and fuel-efficient [...]
When it comes to brand identity few manufacturers can rival Porsche for a singular dedication to speed and style. Although recent years has seen an increase in more family friendly concepts and adaptations, a mere glimpse of the famous Stuttgart coat of arms elicits memories of favorite models and iconic images. Despite financial hardship in other areas of the economy, Porsche have continued to register improved sales year on year- transactions in 2011 were more than double those rec [...]
Do you know the fastest car in the world to be the desire of all lovers of racing cars. The fastest car in the world that first occupied by Hennessey Venom GT because the car has been recognized and can beat Bugatti they both produce the fastest car in the world. For more details you can see the 10 fastest cars in the world below. Hennessey Venom GT Speed cars 270 mph (435 km/h), 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds, has a 7.0 liter LS7 Turbocharged V8 Twin Turbo V8 Engine producing 1244 hp, with a Hennessey Venom GT [...]
We’ve overheard guys say they don’t care what kind of car they drive as long as it gets them from Point A to Point B. Those guys are liars. Who wouldn’t want to own a car that turns more heads than a bikini car wash? Maybe these guys have only driven used jalopies and don’t know anything else. Well, these are the cars they should know. These are the 15 Classic Cars That Define Cool.
1966 Shelby 427 Cobra
Anything attached to Carroll Shelby’s name is immediately worth your time. With an insane power-to-weight ratio, the Shelby 427 Cobra has a bit more giddyup than your Corolla. Plus, the hundreds of thousands of dollars you’d pay for one will seem like chump change compared [...]