October 2005

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October 2005 Table of Contents

CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06
By Jamie Kitman

With 505 hp, the thundering Corvette Z06 storms Europe.
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PONTIAC SOLSTICE
By Don Sherman

Pontiac's renaissance roadster drives as good as it looks--so we pit it against the Mazda MX-5.
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10 GREATEST SPORTS CARS
Blatant subjectivity! We pick the best sports cars of all time. Is your favorite on the list?

CRME DE LA KREMLIN
By Phil Llewellin

Mega-motoring in Moscow, where big-bucks rides are all the rage.
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ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
By Georg Kacher
A two-day U.K. shakedown in the new baby Aston that's even ballsier than its bigger brothers.
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NON SEQUITUR
Through the lens, quickly: Photography of the Pomona drag races.
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WEB-EXCLUSIVE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW COVERAGE
Our live coverage includes the BMW Z4 coupe; the Volkswagen Eos convertible; the Jeep Patriot and Compass; the Toyota RAV4 and Yaris; the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder; and more than 50 more vehicles.

WEB-EXCLUSIVE COMPARISON TEST: ATTACK OF THE CLONE: 2006 CHEVROLET HHR vs. 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
By Marc Noordeloos
Can Chevy's new two-box unseat the stalwart PT Cruiser as the best retro people mover? Read our Web-exclusive comparison test to find out.

WEB-EXCLUSIVE STREAMING VIDEO: RED BURNOUTS IN A PONTIAC GTO 6.0
We annihilate a couple Gs' worth of red-smoking Kumho tires on a Pontiac GTO. We've got streaming video and a wallpaper photo gallery of the carnage.

 

NEWS
A look at Porsche's four-door Panamera; VW's four new U.S. models; what's nixed for '06; why Moto GP beats F1.


DRIVEN

HONDA CIVIC Si
A new Civic more in line with past Civics, including a killer Si.

FORD FUSION
This fall's biggest surprise, thanks in part to Mazda.

CHEVROLET IMPALA
America's third-best-selling car gets new engines and a dash of interior refinement.

SUBARU IMPREZA WRX
It's always been lively; now it's more livable.

VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 3.6 V6
Expensive family car or bargain luxury car?

MAZDA 5
The minivan gets small, in both size and price.

FORD EXPLORER
The best-selling SUV takes steps to keep it that way.

WEB-EXCLUSIVE WALLPAPER PHOTO GALLERIES

SMOKY RED BURNOUTS IN A GTO
By Randy G

ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
By Martyn Goddard

PONTIAC SOLSTICE
By Brian Konoske

CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06
By Alex P

2006 HONDA CIVIC

CRME DE LA KREMLIN: MEGA-LUXURY IN RED SQUARE
By Julian Mackie

POMONA DRAGS PHOTO GALLERY

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