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Do We Really Need Highway Speed Limits?

What’s up with speed limits? In some states (and DC) they are absurdly low, seeming like just another way to give traffic citations and generate revenue for small towns. In other areas, they seem dangerously speedy for the condition of the highway and the volume of traffic. And then there is the real interesting question: why do we even have highway speed limits? Follow along as we try to ...
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Most Iconic 1980’s Cars

Not sure if you remember, but the 1980s were a mixed bag. The movies were either great or dreadful, the music mostly sucked, the hair and clothing styles were laughable even back then, and factory performance cars were almost nonexistent. Despite most V8s on the road making all of 150 horsepower, there were ‘80s cars that performed well or sold in serious numbers and became icons of the ...
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Hardest Vehicles to Get In and Out Of

Some of the most beautiful and badass vehicles on the road are the most difficult to get in and out of without looking like an idiot. The vehicle looks awesome, but you look like a moron. This happens due to a super tall ride height, or very low ceiling height. Sometimes the compact cars are too small for full-sized people, or require contortions that are hard for the arthritic. Here are our ...
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Lamborghini Huracan Driving Experience Review

On a bright and clear sunny day, with an unbelievably cold wind chill, we were introduced to Xtreme Xperience’s Lamborghini Huracán. The company tours the country, letting newbs experience supercars and professional instruction at an affordable price. At Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, one of the several supercars XX brought was the new entry Lambo. Released in 2014 as a replacement for the ...
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Corvette Z06 Driving Experience Review

The Z06 has always been a performance bargain, delivering an affordable package that enables a lowly Chevy to compete with much more expensive supercars. While the performance has been impressive, it’s always been looked at from a value perspective. Reviewers praise the performance for the price, then pick the Euro car in comparison tests. In 2015, Chevy decided to put an end to that ...
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Porsche GT3 Driving Experience Review

The Porsche 911 has been a standout performance car for decades. Although it originally started as a super light tossable sports car, it quickly evolved into a powerful street car with track worthy manners. Turning up the track focus, the GT3 version offers more speed, more precision, and more lightness. Zeroto60times recently drove the current 911 GT3 on track with Xtreme Xperience, and had ...
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Xtreme Xperience Review

Do you have a favorite supercar you would love to drive? Even if you are nowhere close to wealthy, you can afford to drive exotic bucket list rides at high speed on a racetrack. If you are new to 0to60Times, you probably already know we love fast cars. If you are a longtime reader, you might remember our last adventure with Xtreme Xperience. Racing in the rain makes for dramatic viewing, ...
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25 Great Gifts for Gearheads

If you, or someone you know, is obsessed with everything car culture, there are a ton of interesting gift options out there. Why spend hours surfing the ‘net, when all the coolest car related gift ideas are right here, starting from super cheap, to less so. In no particular order here are some great car-related Christmas gifts this year. Die-casts ($1 and up) Die-cast vehicles have been ...
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Evolution of the Hybrid Hypercar

When you see the words “plug-in hybrid,” you probably picture a Toyota Prius or Chevy Volt. You should also picture a Porsche 918. In addition to the 608 hp 4.6 liter V8 engine, it has two electric motors making an additional 279 horsepower for a combined output of 887 hp. It’s a blisteringly fast hypercar, and also a plug-in hybrid. The hybrid hypercar is all the rage among the big ...
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Best Doomsday Cars

We just love apocalypse movies. Whether its asteroids, zombies, murderous robots, giant murderous robots, or Godzilla, on thing is the same: you need a ride. The exact apocalypse will determine what vehicle you need, but this guide is a good overview for all of them. Hey, that would make a good movie. Zombie Terminator Asteroids…. Maybe not, but these vehicles are still awesome. Hummer ...
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25 of the Best Sounding V8 Cars

Auto journalist seem to have written off the V8, again, saying it is too inefficient of a design to survive much longer. While they’ve been wrong before, we hope they are wrong again, as the V8 provides good power in a compact form, and makes some of the best car sounds anywhere. Who needs a stereo system when your car sounds this good? Here are twenty five of the best sounding stock V8 ...
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Slow Cars That Look Fast

We all appreciate an attractive, inspiring, or flat-out cool design. This is especially true of vehicles. Many manufacturers attempt a bold stylish design, but somewhere between concept and production, the inspiration goes flat. Other times, the stylish design makes it to the street, but the rest of the car is forgettable. These cars look sweet, but will leave you unimpressed. Here are 8 of ...
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Fast Cars That Look Slow

Sometimes automotive designers just aren’t quite on the ball, or perhaps a manufacturer released a sport version of a boring base model. Either way, there are sometimes fast cars that are boring to look at.  Let’s take a look at what these sleeper cars can offer.  Here are 8 moderately quick to brutally fast cars with looks that don't indicate their performance capabilities. 2004 – 06 ...
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Highest Horsepower Classic Muscle Cars

If you want speed with attitude, it’s hard to beat an American muscle car. Technically speaking, a muscle car has a big block V8 stuffed into an intermediate coupe, but like “sports car,” the definition of muscle has evolved to include small block V8s, pony cars, and even sedans and wagons. Without further ado, here are the top ten highest horsepower classic US muscle cars in no particular ...
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Greatest Automotive Books

No, I’m not talking about Hayes manuals here. While manuals can help get you back on the road, sometimes reading for pleasure is an enjoyable way to kill time. Make it better with these ten books any gearhead would love. Horatio’s Drive: America’s First Road Trip Even the longest road trips are easy, but it wasn’t always that way. Physician Horatio Nelson Jackson decides on a whim to drive ...
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A Look at the Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition

Very early on, the Porsche 911 seemed to be a contradiction. The winning formula was modern performance and timeless design. The original 911 was a car that commanded respect for the numbers it could put down, and its reputation as a driver’s car. Later designs recalled the first 1963 911 with varying degrees of success, but all have been attractive in their own way. The current 911, ...
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