February 2006

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February 2006 Table of Contents

DODGE CHALLENGER
By Joe Lorio
Clearly, Ford isn't the only automaker that can mine its muscle-car heritage.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Dodge Challenger wallpaper photo gallery.


MAZDA KABURA
By Mark Gillies
With no muscle-car history, Mazda looked to the future for a low-cost, fun-to-drive coupe.

THE 10 COOLEST CONCEPT CARS OF ALL TIME
By Robert Cumberford
Dreams don't get any better than this.

FERRARI F430 VS. LOTUS EXIGE
By Joe DeMatio
We pit Lotus against Ferrari to see if rich guys really do have all the fun.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Ferrari F430 vs. Lotus Exige wallpaper photo gallery.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Ferrari F430 streaming video.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Lotus Exige streaming video.

MAZDASPEED 6
By Michael Jordan
Storming seven mountain passes in Mazda's turbocharged, all-wheel-drive sport sedan.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Mazdaspeed 6 wallpaper photo gallery.

WHERE DID I GO WRONG?
By Jamie Kitman
A father laments his children's automotive tastes.

A PHANTOM TO THE OPERA
By Georg Kacher
From England to Paris via Rolls-Royce Phantom.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Rolls-Royce Phantom photo gallery.

CAROLINA TROPHY
By Ronald Ahrens
The 1951 Chrysler Saratoga proves the value of substance over style by beating all comers.

NON SEQUITUR
A Czech Skoda, captured at night in the vaguely creepy city of Terezn, makes for an otherworldly subject.

WEB-EXCLUSIVES

VIDEO: FERRARI F430
The Ferrari F430's $200,000 price almost seems like a bargain once you hear its 483-hp V-8 engine at full wail. Listen to technical editor Don Sherman explain why the F430 makes such amazing music, and then you can hear it yourself in our streaming video.

VIDEO: LOTUS EXIGE
Is the 2006 Lotus Exige more than a modified Elise? Not really, but it's still fantastic. Automobile Magazine senior editor Joe DeMatio tells us what makes the Lotus so special, even compared to the Ferrari F430 we had on hand.

VIDEO: ROUSH F-150
The Roush F-150 puts out a mean supercharger whine, but can it back it up with real performance? Assistant editor Rusty Blackwell tells us in a streaming video.


NEWS
The scoop from Tokyo, BMW and Jaguar unveil their latest convertibles, Cadillac reveals the new Escalade, a look at the future of the BMW 7-series, and a conversation with VW's Wolfgang Bernhard.


DRIVEN

AUDI S8
It gets a V-10 engine and some American attitude.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Ferrari Audi S8 wallpaper photo gallery.

CHEVROLET TAHOE
A well-crafted cabin and more powerful V-8s for GM's important new SUV.

VOLKSWAGEN GTI
It's finally coming, and it was worth the wait.
Web Exclusive - Visit our Volkswagen GTI wallpaper photo gallery.

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT8
SRT wedges its 425-hp Hemi under the Grand Cherokee's hood.

TOYOTA YARIS
Good-bye, Echo.

SUBARU LEGACY SPEC B
A limited-edition, sharper-handling Legacy sedan.


WEB-EXCLUSIVE WALLPAPER PHOTO GALLERIES

AUDI S8
By Tom Salt

DODGE CHALLENGER
By Brian Konoske

FERRARI F430 & LOTUS EXIGE
By Tom Salt

MAZDASPEED 6
By Andrew Yeadon

ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM
By Richard Newton

VOLKSWAGEN GTI

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