2015 Porsche Boxster GTS at Roebling Road Raceway Photo Gallery (28 Photos)

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Porsche's new GTS package ups horsepower, torque and top speed on its Boxster and Cayman models. For the Boxster, that means 330 hp, 273 pounds-feet of torque and a top speed of 174 mph. We flung the 2015 Boxster GTS around the track at the Roebling Road Raceway just outside of Savannah, Ga. Check out the gallery below; Cars.com photos by Evan Sears.

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By Jennifer Geiger | February 26, 2015 | Comments (2)

2016 Lotus Evora 400 Is Fastest Lotus Yet

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The 2016 Lotus Evora 400 is the fastest street car Lotus has ever produced thanks to new weight-reducing measures, newly added horsepower and aerodynamic downforce and other performance-enhancing tweaks. The Evora 400 is two-thirds all-new with chassis improvements reducing its weight by nearly 50 pounds, while horsepower is up 55 hp to 400 hp.

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Lotus says the Evora 400 laps its test track a blistering six seconds faster than the previous Evora S; it hits 60 mph in 4.1 seconds. Not all the changes are go-fast enhancements; Lotus also tweaked the chassis to improve comfort and updated the interior.

By Joe Bruzek | February 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

2014 Nissan GT-R at Roebling Road Raceway Gallery (25 Photos)

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Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman calls Nissan's supercar "loud, crazy and faster than hell." What's it like to drive the 545-plus-horsepower GT-R? We flung it around the track at the Roebling Road Raceway just outside of Savannah, Ga. Check out the gallery below for more; Cars.com photos by Evan Sears.

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By Jennifer Geiger | February 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

Ford GT Photo Gallery (24 Photos)

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Ford took the wraps off its supercar at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this year, and the sleek and sporty GT is making the auto show circuit.

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The GT on Ford's stand at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show is two tones of silver, which highlights the car's extreme angles and carbon-fiber body accents. Check out the gallery below; Cars.com photos by Evan Sears.

By Jennifer Geiger | February 13, 2015 | Comments (2)

Mazda Accessorizes its New Miata Roadster

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There may not be as much buzz these days about car accessories, but automakers and dealers alike still make a fair amount of money on add-ons. The benefits of automakers offering such parts are many: They can often be rolled into the purchase price (and financing) of a new car; they can be installed at the dealer (or sometimes the factory); and many times they're covered under warranty as well.

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Mazda has just unveiled a line of personalization accessories for the new 2016 MX-5 Miata roadster when it arrives in the U.S. either late this year or early next year (Mazda hasn't said). The brand used the 2015 Chicago Auto Show to show off some of these accessories by attaching the accessory aero kit to a new white Miata.

By Aaron Bragman | February 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

Recall Alert: 2012-2015 Jaguar XK

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 4,700 model-year 2012-15 XK sports cars manufactured March 4, 2011, to March 20, 2014

The Problem: In these vehicles, the front parking lights may turn off after approximately 5 minutes. This decreases visibility and increases the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will update the software that controls the lights for free.

What Owners Should Do: Jaguar will begin notifying owners on March 13. Owners can call Jaguar at 800-452-4827 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236 for more information.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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By Jennifer Geiger | February 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

2015 Lamborghini Huracan Photo Gallery (36 Photos)

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Simpler in design than the intake-festooned Aventador, the 2015 Lamborghini Huracan is a small car, but it turns heads with a clean, attractive profile that perceptually aligns the hood and windshield at something close to the same angle. The interior, by contrast, is open and minimalistic, with more of a race-car aesthetic than the outgoing Gallardo.

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We took the Huracan for a drive at Roebling Road Raceway in Georgia; check out the gallery below.

By Kelsey Mays | February 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB: First Look

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Competes with: Lamborghini Huracan, McLaren MP4-12C

Looks like: The 458 Italia's menacing cousin

Drivetrain: 660-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V-8 engine with seven-speed transmission; rear-wheel drive

Hits dealerships: Second half of 2015

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The Geneva International Motor Show has played host to some stunning supercar debuts in recent years, and the trend continues with the debut of the new Ferrari 488 GTB. The mid-engine supercar is the successor to the 458 Italia, and it's powered by a new twin-turbocharged V-8 engine and also features styling that's heavily influenced by the LaFerrari hybrid supercar. Pricing will be announced at the Geneva show next month, and the 488 GTB hits U.S. dealerships in the second half of this year.

By Mike Hanley | February 3, 2015 | Comments (1)

Ford's New Focus RS Packs Power, All-Wheel Drive

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Competes with: Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru WRX STI, Audi S4, Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

Looks like: A Ford Focus with a gaping mouth and bigger wheels

Drivetrain: More than 315-hp, turbocharged 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder, all-wheel drive, six-speed manual transmission only

Hits dealerships: Late 2016

Ford Motor Co. unveiled its latest high-performance version of the Focus compact, slated to be introduced as a global model sometime next year. The new Focus RS (which will be either a 2016 or 2017 model, Ford would not specify) will be built in the company's Saarlouis, Germany, manufacturing plant but sold in all markets around the world including the U.S.

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The RS will sit above the Focus ST in Ford's small performance-car lineup. Ford also sells a smaller Fiesta ST; both ST models are equipped with front-wheel drive.

By Aaron Bragman | February 3, 2015 | Comments (2)

What You Need to Know About the New 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S

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A new sports car from Mercedes aims at a segment it hasn't played in before, and it's one that's got some tough competition. Our initial tests find it does the job admirably too.

It also heralds an odd name change. The GT S omits Benz entirely from the car's name. Find out more about the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S below:

Snapshot

  • Starting price: $130,825, including a destination fee
  • Competes with: Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Audi R8, BMW M6, Dodge Viper, Maserati GranTurismo, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 Turbo
  • On sale: April 2015

 

What We Like

  • Lightning fast transmission
  • Glorious V-8 exhaust note
  • Versatility from street to track
  • Styling

 

What We Don't

  • Poor visibility
  • Tablet-like navigation screen
  • Numerous buttons

 

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Pricing Information

 

Cars.com photo by Aaron Bragman

By David Thomas | January 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

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