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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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A look back at the Toyota Supra

If you've ever played Gran Turismo, you'll have seen it. If you've even a passing interest in cars, you'll know about it. The Toyota Supra is a legend worth looking at.

By August 28, 2013

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Facebook users seek answers on advertising, privacy

During the open period for voting on changes in Facebook's data use policy, the company's privacy executives field questions in a live Web Q&A -- but don't explain much.

By December 4, 2012

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Lapping the lightweight Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera takes advantage of carbon fiber to shed 154 pounds, while getting 10 more horsepower than the standard Gallardo. And we got to run it on a closed course.

By October 25, 2012

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New Chinese Internet document redlines BS meter

In a lengthy white paper, China's State Council Information Office reaffirms the government's longstanding commitment to censorship.

By June 9, 2010

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Fiat 500 Abarth review: Juvenile delinquent

The newest version of Fiat's retro 500 pumps up the horsepower and the handling, gearing toward pure, juvenile enjoyment.

By May 14, 2012

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New Shelby GT500 boasts most powerful production V-8

Ford certified the supercharged engine in the 2013 Shelby GT500, at 662 horsepower, as the most powerful V-8 in a production car.

By May 1, 2012

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2012 Lexus LFA: A wet first drive

As a showpiece of the absolute apex of Japanese performance in a road-going car, the Lexus LFA is definitely a car that needs to be experienced.

By November 9, 2011

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2012 Chevy Sonic sets a quiet tone (first drive)

Chevy's new Sonic model takes the compact spot in the lineup left by the departed Aveo. CNET editor Wayne Cunningham takes the car for an initial drive to see if it lives up to its name.

By September 20, 2011

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2011 Lotus Evora S first drive

With a chassis designed using race car architecture, the Lotus Evora S is a precision handling machine. A supercharger gives it 99 horsepower per liter. CNET Car Tech takes it out on the track.

By June 8, 2011