2013 BMW M5 Manual

2013 BMW M5 Manual: The Purist’s M5?

The the episode of Ignition has been released today! This week on Ignition, Carlos Lago revisits the BMW M5 to test out something that was missing from the first test: a manual transmission. Is the 6-speed stick shift better than the standard automatic twin-clutch version? Ignition appears every Monday on the Motor Trend youtube channel.…

Subaru BRZ Tire Choice

Improving the 2013 Subaru BRZ – Tire Choice

On this episode of Wide Open Throttle, Jessi Lang heads to Indiana to experience firsthand the impact tires have on a vehicle’s performance. Find out how the 2013 stock Subaru BRZ behaves on the track and see the difference a one-inch increase in tire-size makes in its overall performance. Wide Open Throttle appears every Thursday…

Nissan GT-R vs Porsche 911 Carrera S

Nissan GT-R vs Porsche 911 Carrera S

On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend’s Carlos Lago takes a closer look at the technology that makes the Nissan GT-R and Porsche 911 Carrera S go around corners as fast as they do. Does technology take away from the driving experience or can it actually improve it? . Head 2 Head appears…

americas best drivers cars 2012

Motor Trend’s 2012 Best Driver’s Car Week

It’s that time again! Motor Trend will unveil next week the best car in 2012, which you can buy in terms of handling. Participants of this challenge are likely to be: Camaro ZL1 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Nissan GT-R Subaru BRZ Lamborghini Aventador McLaren MP4-12c Porsche 911 Jaguar XKR-S Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Over the next…