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Top 5: Most powerful four-cylinder cars

Brian Cooley runs down a list of the five brawniest four-cylinder engines in cars today.

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Road to the Future: Airless tires

Everything about air in tires is antiquated. The checking, refilling, and patching hasn't changed much in a century. Brian Cooley tells you why tires without air may be the future.

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Smarter Driver: Tips for avoiding damaging potholes

Brian Cooley shows you how technology can help prevent costly and damaging potholes.

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Gordon Bennett: Millionaire playboy and spiritual father of Formula 1 racing

XCAR traces the origins of British racing green and the racing series that led to Formula 1 through the eyes of Gordon Bennett, an American playboy with more money than sense.

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What happens when a $35,000 Tesla arrives?

Tesla revealed this week that its more pedestrian vehicle will be called the Model 3. That is expected to retail for about $35,000. We asked an expert about the prospects of a "cheap" Tesla.

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Le Mans 2014: Porsche's return

This year, Porsche made its 24-hour comeback. XCAR spoke to some legends, past and present, about what made Le Mans their race -- and why they're back.

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Tesla Model S, in Performance Plus trim, drives like a rocket on electric rails

Tesla's Performance Plus trim adds upgraded suspension elements and a 310-kilowatt electric motor to the Model S, getting it from zero to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.

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Tesla Model S takes driving to the 21st century

With its electric drivetrain and a unique take on how you interact with the car, the Tesla Model S is indeed a car for the new millennium.

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On the road: Tesla Model S P85+

CNET's Brian Cooley revisits the Tesla Model S now that it's a bona fide mass-production hit.

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Tesla Model S: Still the best car in the world?

Cooley revisits the Tesla Model S now that it's a bona fide mass production hit, explores the top 5 brawny four-cylinder engines and shows how technology can only partly neutralize those damaging potholes.

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Tesla Model S: Still the best car in the world? (CNET On Cars, Episode 46)

CNET revisits the Tesla Model S now that it's a bona fide mass production hit, explore drive-by-wire technology, and learn how technology can only partly neutralize those damaging potholes.

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Body panels in midnight blue (metallic), tridion safety cell in white

Smart reveals 2016 Fortwo, Forfour

The 2016 Smart Fortwo (and its new four-seater sibling, the Forfour) grows up while staying small.

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