2012 Mini Cooper S Coupe: Fun Over Function?

On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago finds out if the 2012 Mini Cooper S Coupe is too quirky for its own good. Does this hard top two-seater go too far by choosing fun over function?

Ford C-Max vs Toyota Prius V

On this episode of Head 2 Head, it’s the battle of the hybrids as Jonny Lieberman pits the 2012 Toyota Prius V against Ford’s 2013 C-MAX Hybrid SEL. There is a lot going on with these cars so to help break down the technical information, so Jonny also talks with Motor Trend’s hybrid guru Kim

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Mustang vs Challenger vs Camaro

We pit the much-anticipated Chevy Camaro SS against its strongest competition: the Ford Mustang GT and the Dodge Challenger R/T. Join as we head to the hills east of San Diego to find out which one we liked best. The confirmed prices for all 3 cars (base price / as tested)… Camaro SS: $30,995 /

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200 MPH in a Lexus LFA

After getting numbers on the dyno, we shift the 2012 Lexus LFA into top gear to find out how fast she’ll go.

Cadillac ATS 3.6 vs BMW 335i vs Mercedes-Benz C350

On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend’s Jonny Lieberman stages a rematch between the all-new Cadillac ATS and the BMW 3-Series. But this time, he trades the smaller engines and manual gear boxes for more power and automatic transmissions. And just to throw a wrench in things, he brought along the 2013 Mercedes-Benz

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2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta: The Grandest Tourer

On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago heads to Italy to test out the fastest and most powerful production Ferrari ever made, the 2013 F12 Berlinetta. The trip begins with spirited hot laps around the legendary Fiorano test circuit, then moves to the winding road to see how this V-12 beast behaves as a grand

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BMW M5 vs Porsche Panamera GTS. Head 2 Head

On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend’s Jonny Lieberman pits the 2013 BMW M5 against the 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS in an epic super sedan showdown. The battle begins in California’s Mojave desert with a classic quarter-mile drag race. Then Jonny takes both V-8 powered sports saloons up to Big Bear, California to

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