The rear 3/4 view of a white 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 on a track
Sedans & Coupes

The Last Mezger: The 997 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

While the IMS bearing looms over every 996-gen Porsche 911, two models escape it. One is the 996 Turbo, and the other is the non-US 996 GT3 RS. That’s because both of these cars’ powerplants have elements derived from Hans Mezger’s legendary Porsche racing engines. Sadly, he passed away in June 2020, having retired from …

A silver-and-red 2016 Porsche 911 R
Sedans & Coupes

Porsche 911 R: The Underground Parts-Bin Throwback

911 fans tend to split themselves into two camps regarding Porsche’s iconic sports car. Some prefer the modern water-cooled 911’s performance and luxury touches. Others, though, crave the simpler vintage air-cooled experience—which explains these cars’ high prices. It also explains the 2016 Porsche 911 R. On the surface, it seems like a parts-bin special, something …

The white 2020 Lamborghini SC20
Sedans & Coupes

The Roofless Lamborghini SC20 Is Road-Legal…ish

While convertibles aren’t inherently less safe than conventional cars, cutting the roof off a hypercar usually comes with some drawbacks. Recently, though, some manufacturers have released limited-production cars that aren’t just convertibles but lack a roof entirely. There’s the Aston Martin V12 Speedster, for example, as well as the Ferrari Mona and McLaren Elva. And …

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Final Edition
Cars

You Absolutely Shouldn’t Pay $125k for a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

There really isn’t a bad year for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. Although like many high-performance cars, it requires careful maintenance, the Evo is arguably more reliable than its Subaru rival. However, owing to its Fast and Furious credentials, many ended up tuned to destruction or crashed. As a result, all Mitsubishi Lancer Evo models hold …

2021 Toyota Tundra, Tacoma, and Sequoia Nightshade
Trucks & SUVs

Should You Throw Shade at These Limited-Edition Toyotas?

Special editions can be hit-or-miss. Sometimes, you get something worth the upcharge, like the Jeep Gladiator Maximus or GMC Syclone Marlboro. More often, though, limited-editions are merely cosmetic. You can recreate the F-150 and Silverado Harley-Davidson editions, for example, at a cheaper rate than the manufacturers charge. So far, the Trail and 1794 Editions that …

Roush Ford F-150 Tactical Edition
Trucks & SUVs

Supercharged 650-Hp Roush Ford F-150 Isn’t Exactly Stealthy

Roush Performance has modified several Fords over the years. The tuner has boosted Mustangs, and its parts have shown up in SEMA Rangers. Recently, Roush unveiled several Ford F-150 packages. They range from minor off-road features to Raptor mods, to the F-150 Nitemare, a 650-hp truck-shaped missile. Now, the tuner is collaborating with 5.11 Tactical …

1991 Ford SkyRanger
Trucks & SUVs

7 Limited-Edition Trucks You Probably Forgot About

Limited-edition trucks aren’t always valuable. Whatever the specific reason, consumers and the market just didn’t bite. But a truck’s popularity isn’t only determined by the used market. Sometimes, special editions just aren’t special enough to sell. Or whatever they celebrated faded from popular culture. And just like the trends that inspired them, the trucks went …