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Hell Yes Honda's Making A Street Legal Dirt Bike With A Big Engine Hell Yes Honda's Making A Street Legal Dirt Bike With A Big Engine

There are many types of motorcycles and most are optimized for a specific style of riding. But as far as I’m concerned, a street legal dirt bike is the galaxy-brain solution and so the 2019 Honda CRF450L, with its LED turn signals and big-displacement single-cylinder engine, is about to become the ultimate two-wheeler.

Screw It, McLaren's 'Blade Silver' Is My New Favorite Car Color Screw It, McLaren's 'Blade Silver' Is My New Favorite Car Color

Silver is a universally appreciated car color. As a result, it’s also kind of a lame one because pretty much every other car buyer picks it. I still like silver paint jobs though, except for one in particular: McLaren’s “Blade Silver.” I straight up lose my shit for it.

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Gets A Huge Torque Boost From A 48-Volt Power System The 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Gets A Huge Torque Boost From A 48-Volt Power System

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53, with an inline six-cylinder engine mated to a 48-volt electrical power boost system, is breaking new ground for sport sedans. Mercedes announced the “53” range of mild hybrid AMG cars back in January and today it’s officially unveiled this version of the E Class.

The Turbocharged 2018 Mazda 6 Is Nicer But It’s No Four-Door Miata The Turbocharged 2018 Mazda 6 Is Nicer But It’s No Four-Door Miata

The 2018 Mazda 6 is prettier than ever, and its top-trim interior is downright elegant. It also finally has the thing we’ve been craving from this sporty midsize sedan for years now—more power. But despite improvements to the suspension and an extra 60-plus horses from a new turbocharger, this 6 feels like a move…

How To Enjoy Toy Cars As An Adult How To Enjoy Toy Cars As An Adult

One of the great things about having kids, I’m told, is that you get an excuse to buy all the cool toy cars you miss from your own childhood. That’s fine and nice, but I’m here to help you justify buying more miniature model cars regardless of your family situation.

Here's Why The 2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Has Been Spotted With A Snorkel Here's Why The 2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Has Been Spotted With A Snorkel

Last year, off-road accessory outfit American Expedition Vehicles brought a heavily modified 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 to the SEMA aftermarket show in Las Vegas. Soon after that, we started seeing similar-looking ZR2s in prototype camo. Now we know what they were up to: this sweet snorkel and wheel kit.

The 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T Is So Pure It Hurts The 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T Is So Pure It Hurts

The 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T is like a Ghost of Good Cars Past. Except it’s real, and here to restore your faith in the current state of cars. This is the new lightweight 911 and it’s easy to enjoy but difficult to master. It’s a little too intense for casual use and pretty much the perfect modern Porsche.

What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Porsche 718 GTS Cayman And Boxster? What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Porsche 718 GTS Cayman And Boxster?

The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS hardtop and Boxster GTS convertible are high-performance variants of the German automaker’s compact mid-engined sports cars. It’s safe to assume they’ll both be fun to drive, but we’re finding out for ourselves this week. So what do you want to know?

Weekend mode: engage.

Comment Of The Day: Defender Of The Buick Reatta Edition Comment Of The Day: Defender Of The Buick Reatta Edition

I don’t know if the the Buick Reatta is any good to drive, I mean, I can guess it’s not, but it brought me great joy to see one of our readers come to defend its honor in the comments today.

Here's The Rolls-Royce Canyonero Commercial You've All Been Imagining Here's The Rolls-Royce Canyonero Commercial You've All Been Imagining

Adam from Carwitter decided to put the audio track from the The Simpsons’ Canyonero fake SUV ad over factory B-roll footage of the 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan super SUV and it’s pretty funny.

What It's Like To Sleep In A $130,000 Mercedes-AMG Wagon What It's Like To Sleep In A $130,000 Mercedes-AMG Wagon

I’ll never forget overhearing what my parents paid for our house when I was a kid. “Dad, you idiot” I groaned. “We could have bought a Ferrari!” Yeah. Sure, I didn’t understand the concept of mortgages, and it’s a good thing he didn’t listen to me, because you can’t sleep in many expensive exotics. Except for one: the …

Here's Why The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon Is Still The God King Of Cars Here's Why The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon Is Still The God King Of Cars

The 2018 Mercedes AMG E63 S is wrought from the middle of your Venn diagram of desires. You want a car with power and personality; you need a car that can carry kids and cargo. You want a 600 horsepower hot rod; you need safety and subtly. You like wagons, because you have good taste and are smart.

Here's Why Heads-Up Displays Are Bad

Heads-up displays, once reserved for fighter jets and vehicles in sci-fi movies, are quickly proliferating in common cars. I’ve now tested BMWs, Cadillacs, Mercedes-Benzes, Mazdas and more with information projected onto their windshields—and I have yet to experience a HUD I like.

Extreme action hero movie pose.

The 2017 Ovis Aries Is New Zealand's Amazing Autonomous ATV The 2017 Ovis Aries Is New Zealand's Amazing Autonomous ATV

Imagine a biofuel-powered self-steering semi-sentient vehicle that could go through fences and reproduce its own exterior coating. You don’t have to! It’s real! It’s a sheep!

This Ford Mustang Is Really Owning It This Ford Mustang Is Really Owning It

The Ford Mustang is an affordable, powerful and occasionally unforgiving car. Those qualities have helped it earn a reputation of, uh, skidding out of control and plowing into groups of onlookers. Whoever owns this one clearly isn’t ashamed of the association.

Magnus Walker Has A Great Take On The Unloved Porsche 924 Magnus Walker Has A Great Take On The Unloved Porsche 924

Magnus Walker, metalhead turned entrepreneur turned fashion designer turned famous Porsche collector, wants to have “one of everything Porsche’s made” and puts his own twist on pretty much every car he acquires. I love what he’s done with this 1980 924 Carrera GT.

Comment Of The Day: Sloths Of The DMV Edition Comment Of The Day: Sloths Of The DMV Edition

There was a minor dearth of hilarious comments today. But one person wrote something that tangentially made me think of sloths, so I have an excuse to post Raymond S. Persi’s Flash Slothmore, so all is forgiven.

Take A Closer Look At Those Cool Futuristic Buggies In Westworld Take A Closer Look At Those Cool Futuristic Buggies In Westworld

Ever since the premiere of the second season of Westworld—the HBO show that’s maybe best described as a mix of Jurassic Park and The Terminator, to give you some sense of its optimistic and uplifting tone—several people have asked me “what’s up with those space-looking buggies?” Well, the vehicles are real, and I’ve…

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