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Comparison Tests

R&T's 25 Best Cars Under $30K

The average price of a new car is over $30,000, but who says enthusiasts need to drop that much coin? Here are 25 favorites that make the cut.

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2019 Summer Tire Comparison Video
Want a summer tire with a good mix of dry and wet handling and braki…
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The Best Four-Cylinder Track Cars Under $40,000
We test the Mazda Miata, Chevrolet Camaro 2.0T 1LE, and Subaru BRZ t…
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BMW M2 vs. M2 Competition
BMW's updated entry-level M car gives off a different attitude, for …
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Cullinan Destroyed by Bentayga in a Drag Race
An ultra-luxury SUV drag race shootout is exactly what we wanted to …
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How Lotus’s Present Stands Up to Its Past

The Caterham Seven’s design dates back nearly 60 years. It has more in common with a 2018 Lotus Evora than you might think.

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The Civic Type R Proves You Don't Need Rear-Wheel Drive To Have Fun on Track

The Civic Type R Proves You Don't Need Rear-Wheel Drive To Have Fun on Track

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Fast Facts About the Eight Contenders for Road & Track's 2019 Performance Car of the Year
Next week, we're bringing eight wildly different performance cars together for testing on the road and track. Only one can be the winne…
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Honda's Return to Performance Relevance

Honda seemed to forget its roots. But the Civic Type R and NSX show that it actually didn't.

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The Mercedes-AMG GT R and Corvette Z06 Offer Shockingly Similar Performance

Despite the price gap, these cars have a lot more in common than you think.

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BMW M2 Vs. Audi RS3: Which Small Luxury Performance Car is King?

Carfection takes the two best entry-luxury performance cars available today to Wales to see which is king.

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster vs 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet

Two drop-top stallions from the stables of Stuttgart stampede across the most spectacular roads in Europe.

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2017 Honda Civic Si vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI: The Alchemists

They were the enthusiast cars of the 1980s. Does the old magic still work?

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This Caterham vs. Range Rover SVR Drag Race Proves Weight Is Everything

Even if you have triple the power and all-wheel drive, gravity always wins.

BMW M Performance Parts
You Need BMW's M Performance Parts If You're an M-Car Owning Track Rat
BMW sells a bunch of performance parts at the dealership to upgrade your brand new M car. We went to the Circuit of the Americas to see…
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The 1991 Peugeot 205 Rallye Is Better than the Porsche 911R

Porsche's ultimate 911 doesn't stand a chance against this old French hatchback. Chris Harris explains why.

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Exige Sport 380 vs 718 Boxster S vs TT RS: Which Is Fastest on Track?

Three of today's hottest new two-doors battle it out at Hockenheim.

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Watch a Ford Raptor and Ariel Nomad Face Off in Their Natural Habitat

Two of the market's greatest new off-roaders battle it out in the middle of the desert.

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This Hot Hatch Faceoff Proves AWD Doesn't Always Make a Car Faster

It might help with grip and stability, but all-wheel-drive also adds weight and complexity.

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The Ultra-Fast McLaren 675LT Is No Match For the Track-Only P1 GTR

The Long-Tail 675 is one of the most capable new road cars, but against a legit track monster, it doesn't stand a chance.