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Some would say it's the greatest supercar to date. Others would shout it from the rooftops. The Porsche Carrera GT weighs in at just 3000 pounds and kicks out 605 horsepower off the assembly line. Check out the Carrera GT and see what $440,000 buys these days.
It's sleek. It's aerodynamic. It's powered entirely by hydrogen. The BMW H2R has already set nine speed records in its class. Learn all about the H2R and BMW's unique liquid-hydrogen combustion engine.
By Eric Tucker
It's based on the chassis and suspension of the production Ford GT, and it's packing 600 horsepower. But its look is truly vintage. Check out a concept car that could be winning races in the next few years.
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What's so unique about the latest hybrid car on the market? For starters, it's an SUV. What's more, you'd never know it's a hybrid. Check out the engineering specs and features of the Ford Escape Hybrid.
Riding high on successful European sales, British manufacturer Lotus introduced its Elise into the American car market in 2005. Find out why this carâ€™s straightforward design makes it so popular as a quintessential sports car.
The MTRC Toyota's latest concept car is about as futuristic as automotive technology gets. Take a look at its ultra-modern design and learn how it pushes the limits of current technology.
By Shane Speck
Every few years the two facets of Ferrari combine, taking the high-tech high-performance designs of Formula One and putting them into the ultimate street car. Learn all about the Enzo.
While the design of the YCC is filled with forward-looking ideas, the most innovative aspect of the car is not the design but who designed it -- an all-female team. With everything from an interchangeable interior to special features like Ergovision and Autopark you'll be amazed by this cutting-edge sports coupe. Take a look inside the YCC.
By Kevin Bonsor
What has a better power-to-weight ratio than an Enzo Ferrari, and enough room for a normal person to sit comfortably? Itâs the Chrysler ME Four-Twelve concept car (thatâs right we said Chrysler). Check it out.
With the unveiling of the Personal Mobility (PM) concept car Toyota's designers have shared a new vision of personalized travel. Find out all about the PM's design power and unique features.
By Kevin Bonsor
Welcome to the height of high performance: The Bugatti Veyron's 16-cylinder monster engine produces 1,001 horsepower for a top speed of more than 250 mph. And it's a passenger car.
Is it a boat or a car? Deep-pocketed drivers need not decide, they've just got to be up for a wet and wild joyride. The Gibbs Aquada is an amphibious vehicle that can tear up the highways and waterways.
By Kevin Bonsor
If you're like most people, you've never heard of the Maybach. It's an unbelievable driving machine, complete with back-seat writing tables and an engine that can outperform the Corvette's.
What's a car without an engine? A GM Hy-wire. There's no combustion, no linkages, and it has driver controls that work like a video-game joystick. See what you could be driving in the future.
By Tom Harris
Sales of electric cars keep soaring and the technology just keeps getting better. So how do electric cars work and just how green are they?
The North American International Auto Show kicks off the year with amazing concept cars and hundreds of innovations. Get daily coverage and a front-row seat at the unveilings!
By Kevin Bonsor & Karim Nice
Volkswagen used lines of code as a defeat device to make it seem as if its clean diesel engines were cleaner than they really were.
Bogged down in bumper-to-bumper traffic, have you ever daydreamed about taking off and flying over the road? What would it take to -- finally -- get cars airborne?
By Kevin Bonsor
How does a hybrid car improve your gas mileage? And more importantly, does it pollute less just because it gets better gas mileage? Learn how hybrids work, plus get tips on how to drive a hybrid car for maximum efficiency.
By Karim Nice & Julia Layton
Champ Cars have carbon fiber bodies, 900-horsepower engines and top speeds of over 230 mph! With the help of the Motorola PacWest Racing Team and CART, go behind the scenes to learn about the car the team and the driver!