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Need a Break From the Family? Here are the Best Car and Racing Movies Streaming Now

Need a Break From the Family? Here are the Best Car and Racing Movies Streaming Now

Just use your mom’s Netflix to help you escape your mom

The holidays can be exhausting. Family, 5 pounds of turkey in your gut, and black Friday shopping can take a lot out of you. So relax and re-cooperate this week and weekend with TopSpeed’s list of the best car-themed movies and shows on Netflix.

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6 Hatchbacks To Keep Your Eye On in 2022

6 Hatchbacks To Keep Your Eye On in 2022

One could argue that 2022 will be the year of the hatchback

The hot hatchback has come a long way since its inception in the seventies. The current hot hatches have an accepted formula: taking a standard model, increasing the engine output, and beefing up the suspension to go round corners a bit too quickly. The current high-performance versions offer between 250 and 400 horsepower, with better agility than they did decades ago. The emissions and running costs are infinitely much better. For 2022, automakers have upped the ante with a few offerings that will maintain the ongoing theme.

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Affordable Front-Wheel-Drive Sports Cars Worth Considering In 2021

Affordable Front-Wheel-Drive Sports Cars Worth Considering In 2021

These 10 front-wheel-drive coupes might be a wise purchase in 2021

Some of you may laugh at the notion of a front-wheel-drive car having serious performance credentials and, in most cases, you wouldn’t be wrong. While there are plenty of high-power builds (mainly Civics), the general belief is that front-wheel drive doesn’t cut it after a certain power output – usually around 300 to 350 horsepower. With that being said, here are some of the last front-wheel-drive coupes you can still get for a very reasonable price. Some of them might surprise you.

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Alpine A108 Is The Forgotten Predecessor To The Original A110

Alpine A108 Is The Forgotten Predecessor To The Original A110

The 1958 Alpine A108 is a forgotten gem that put Alpine on the global Map. It also inspired the original A110

When it comes to high-performance sports cars, Alpine is rarely the first brand to come to mind. Nowadays, the brand is has been revived and the Alpine A110 is a faithful reboot to the original 1961 A110. What many don’t know, however, is that the original A110 is actually an evolution of an older model – the much less known A108.

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The Most Affordable Classic Italian Sports Cars You Can Buy

The Most Affordable Classic Italian Sports Cars You Can Buy

Some of these forgotten classic Italian cars gave great driving experiences despite their maintenance quirks

Most of you have seen that car review that had the presenters do a road trip with cheap classic Italian cars, detailing the amazing driving experience but comically living through the numerous gremlins. These classic cars may have been achingly beautiful and great to drive, but they manifest some of the worst faults as time goes by. That and the technological gaps are probably the reason why a Maserati would cost below $25,000. Of course, some classic cars cost more than their weight in gold today, but this is another type of list. Rather than the highly sought-after auction potentials, these classic cars will attract envy without costing every arm and leg.

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2023 Chevy Corvette Z06: Secrets Of the Z07 Package

2023 Chevy Corvette Z06: Secrets Of the Z07 Package

There’s more to the Z07 package than a fancy number and some secret tuning

Fresh from the release of the all-new Chevy C8 Corvette Z06, we’ve learned some very interesting detail about the Z07 package and how it changes the behavior of the Vette on the street and the track. Not only that but how the Z07 package is different and why the tire pressure strategy you’ve memorized is probably wrong now. This is a rundown of the secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06’s new Z07 Performance Package.

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90s Sports Cars You Totally Forgot Existed

90s Sports Cars You Totally Forgot Existed

These cars were quite good in their time but the market soon moved on in light of better options

Nowadays, every brand has a performance flagship the market is aware of. These cars are heavily marketed, so a large percentage of the population considers them for purchase, but once in a while, automakers release a really good model that checks all of the boxes and does not impose them as much. Once in a while, they can be spotted on the street, and it elicits gasps of envy, but the moment passes, and you return to whatever it is you were doing. The following cars are worthy of such moments.

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Bill Thomas Cheetah: The Forgotten Cobra Rival Commissioned By Chevrolet

Bill Thomas Cheetah: The Forgotten Cobra Rival Commissioned By Chevrolet

When Shelby Cobra was winning races left and right, Chevrolet called Bill Thomas. He came up with the Cheetah and It was even crazier than the Cobra

When it comes to high-performance cars, the phrase “win on Sunday, sell on Monday” is still, very much, true. But it was in the 1960s when those words were most notably put into action. The Shelby Cobra is one of the most legendary cars from the 1960s. It was also very successful in motorsports and Chevrolet didn’t like that. So, they turned to an old Chevy associate – Bill Thomas. He, in turn, came with a car even crazier than the Cobra – the 1963 Cheetah.

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These Are Porsche's Three Greatest Designs According To Frank Stephenson

These Are Porsche’s Three Greatest Designs According To Frank Stephenson

A renowned Designer ranks the best Porsche Designs. But is the Porsche 911 among them?

When you think of Porsche, most often you think of the Porsche 911. Saying that the rear-engine sports car is the brand’s most definitive model has turned into a trite cliché. A while back, we covered Frank Stephenson’s guide to Aston Martin’s three greatest designs. Now, as part of his YouTube series, he is giving us his take on the three greatest designs from Porsche.

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Rare Versions Of American Cars You Probably Didn't Know About

Rare Versions Of American Cars You Probably Didn’t Know About

These are some of the rarest versions of iconic American cars. And each one has a European connection

When you think of iconic, classic American cars, Cadillac Coupe DeVille, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Corvette, and Dodge Challenger are, often, some of the first to come to mind. And while each of them has had their fair share of special editions, we can’t help but wonder what classic American cars can be like, with a European twist. Whether it’s their design or an unusual engineering solution, these are the most obscure American classic cars ever to exist.

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The Greatest Cars Deprived Of A Manual Transmission

The Greatest Cars Deprived Of A Manual Transmission

These cars deserved to have the option of a manual transmission but never got It

By now, manufacturers (at least mainstream ones) have made it clear that the days of the manual gearbox are coming to an end. Shifting the gears yourself and working a third pedal will eventually become a lost art. Although we see it mainly in modern cars, this process actually started a while ago and some cars (or specific versions of them) that should have come with a manual gearbox were deprived of it.

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7 American Cars That Are Quicker Than Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye And Cost Less

7 American Cars That Are Quicker Than Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye And Cost Less

These 7 American Cars are more capable than a Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye and cost less

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is, without a doubt, a very quick representative of the modern American muscle car. Its 6.2-liter, supercharged, pushrod V-8 puts out 797 horsepower and 707 pound-feet (959 Nm) of torque. That said, when it comes to American performance and muscle cars, there are others that match or even surpass the Hellcat Redeye’s performance capabilities and at a lower cost too.

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The Coolest Hot Hatchbacks That Never Came To The US

The Coolest Hot Hatchbacks That Never Came To The US

The U.S. market missed out on some pretty awesome cars, and these hot hatchbacks are among them

Hot hatchbacks have been around since the 1970s and, for the most part, have enjoyed great success. This is especially true in our time when they almost caused the extinction of an entire segment – the compact front-wheel-drive coupes. The hot-hatch has proven to be a versatile and fun vehicle, which is the main reason why they are so popular. And while the U.S. car market is one of the biggest and most important in the world, Americans have missed out on some epic hot hatchbacks - like the ones I’ve listed below.

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Legendary Designer Frank Stephenson Ranks The Greatest Aston Martin Designs

Legendary Designer Frank Stephenson Ranks The Greatest Aston Martin Designs

Frank Stephenson choses the greatest Aston Martin Designs.

If you are into automotive design, Frank Stephenson should be a familiar name. The name is responsible for the design of some of the best high-performance cars of our time. Among them are the Ferrari F430, Maserati MC12, McLaren P1, and 720S, to name a few. He is adamant that every car brand should have a distinctive design, and this couldn’t be truer for a company like Aston Martin that prides itself on its design. Because of this, the veteran designer is giving us his three favorite Aston Martin designs and explains he thinks they are the best.

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Here's What The 2023 Acura Integra Needs To Have When It Debuts

Here’s What The 2023 Acura Integra Needs To Have When It Debuts

The Acura Integra is Coming Next Year, and This is What it Needs to Dominate the Market

Japanese automakers are on a roll and we already know what the next car to make a return is. Acura already confirmed that it’s bringing back the Integra sometime in 2022 as a 2023 model. Although the name has achieved iconic status, the competition is tough, especially when it comes to revived Japanese names. With this in mind, here’s what the new Integra needs to have in order to be a proper contender.

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