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Gran Turismo 6 video game car comes to life with Nissan's 2020 GT-R Concept

  • Gran Turismo 6 video game car comes to life with Nissan's 2020 GT-R Concept
  • Stadium Truck Stunt Ride with Robby Gordon on the Streets of Toronto
  • 2015 BMW i3 test drive reveals all you need to know
  • Race Recap: 2014 German Grand Prix is relapse and recovery

Top 5 best stick shift cars under $30,000

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 7:35PM

Top 5 Stick Shift Cars


As auto enthusiasts, we have to accept that the general public is never going to embrace the manual transmission in a big way ever again. Automatics, CVTs and dual clutches are winning the war, in part because many people think of their car as an appliance. It transports them to and from work, and any way to make the drudgery involve less conscious thought is a welcome relief.

The fact that modern automatics are often more fuel efficient than three-pedal setups isn't helping either. However, the stick shift isn't dead yet. Manual-transmission cars are hanging on to their fan base like the vinyl LP's of the road and the video above lists the top 5 cheapest cars with a clutch
that we really like to drive.

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Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 race car will make you cry for mommy

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 7:00PM

What It's Like to Sit Shotgun in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3
GT Academy USA winner Steve Doherty takes the wheel as our friends at GTChannel.com show us what it's like to ride shotgun during a quick spin in a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 race car.

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The Japanese sub culture of Kanjo street racing

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 6:00PM


Kanjo: Illegal Street Racing in Tokyo

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat delivers epic tire-shredding burnout

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 4:58PM


2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Epic Tire-Shredding Burnout
Hold onto your butts. "600-plus horsepower" is what we were originally told to expect from the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with its 6.2-litre supercharged Hellcat V8 engine. But as we found out, those were incredibly conservative numbers, since the range-topping Challenger will hit the asphalt with 707 – seven hundred and seven – horsepower, making it the "most powerful muscle car ever."

Of course, 707 hp is only part of the story, as the Hellcat has also been confirmed to produce 650 pound-feet of torque. All that power will run exclusively to the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission that differs from other Challengers. The new gearbox, 8HP90 (rather than the 8HP70) is "upgraded to handle the extra power and torque," says Dan Reid, SRT's manager of product design and motorsports.

We certainly hope you're prepared to spend a ton of money replacing tires in addition to the $63,995 starting price in Canada for the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat! Still well worth it if you ask us. Hellcat, hell yeah!

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Gran Turismo 6 video game car comes to life with Nissan's 2020 GT-R Concept

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 4:00PM



When it comes to the world of car racing video games, the Gran Turismo franchise is at the top of every enthusiast's list. Nissan's 2020 GT-R (pictured above) started life as a digital race car featured in Gran Turismo 6, but thanks to the decision to build an actual physical concept car version of it. This begs the real question, could we actually end up seeing this Nissan 2020 GT-R enter production after it was recently revealed in real life?!

Click here to watch the full video on every gamer's dream come true, as we find out more during its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Explained: What is a HEMI engine?

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 3:00PM

Hemi Engines Explained
What is a Hemi? Well, it's an engine technology, a trade name and something of an anachronism today. Click here to watch the video above as we
visit Keith Black Racing Engines in Los Angeles to see perhaps the most famous shop to ever build Hemi engines and find out more.

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Stadium Truck Stunt Ride with Robby Gordon on the Streets of Toronto

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 2:30PM

Stadium Truck Ride Along with Robby Gordon in the Streets of Toronto
Last week, before the Honda Toronto Indy madness started, we got a chance to ride shotgun with Robby Gordon in his 600 horsepower TRAXXAS Stadium Super Truck. These things hit upwards of 200 km/h down the straight on Lakeshore, launch off ramps reaching heights of almost 20 feet off the ground, and casually lean up on to two wheels on corner exits, just because. Simply put, these trucks are a party, and we like to party!



Check out the video above for a quick two lap run through of the Street of Toronto Indy circuit with some obstacles in place. Make sure to watch all the way through to the end for an extra surprise treat!

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Infiniti Q50 thrill ride with F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 2:00PM

Red Bull Racing Thrill Ride With F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel
Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel is renown for his multiple F1 World Championships, but holds a lesser-known title besides being behind the wheel for Infiniti Red Bull Racing team. As 'director of performance' for Infiniti, Vettel is transferring his knowledge from the track to the road in an effort to improve Infiniti vehicles and inject more performance into the Japanese luxury brand.

Click on the video above to watch us take a pretty quick hot lap with Vettel around Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (MOSPORT) near Toronto and have an equally quick conversation with him while whipping the new Infiniti Q50 around the track!


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Best new driving apps you can't live without

Posted Jul 22nd 2014 1:00PM


Top 5 Apps for Driving

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