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2011 Jaguar XKR 175 - The Best GT Car On Earth?

The Smoking Tire takes the Jaguar XKR 175 to a closed road in the middle of the desert to test its performance capabilities when pushed to the limit. Is this the best value in supercars ever? That's what we're going to find out.


 


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What happened when this Evo chased a Porsche?
The Smoking Tire heads out to Willow Springs International Raceway to test a friend's Mitsubishi Evo X, tuned by Road Race Engineering. Is the Evo quick enough to keep up with a Porsche 996 Cup Car? We'll see.....





Volkswagen Touareg TDI - Top Speed Dry Lake Test
The Smoking Tire takes the 2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI to El Mirage Dry Lakebed to see how it behaves on the road and off it. We also see how fast it will go in the one place we could think of with no speed limit.





Art Morrison 1955 Chevy Bel Air - Faster Than a Ferrari?
The Smoking Tire hits Supercar Sunday and the canyons with the Art Morrison 1955 Bel Air, one of the best handling hot rods around. We toss this 55 year-old car through some of the tightest curves in California to find out if there really is such a thing as a Hot Rod for drivers.





STILLEN Nissan GTR and Inside STILLEN Tour
The Smoking Tire visits the headquarters of Steve Millen Sportparts, better known as STILLEN, and take an inside look at how STILLEN produces their high-quality aftermarket parts. We then get a ride in the STILLEN Nissan GTR with the man, Steve Millen himself.





2011 Jaguar XKR Supercharged Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Jaguar XKR Supercharged. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.





Veyron Killer? GT-R Alpha 9 Does 0-60 in 2.6 Sec!
Never mind the Corvette ZR1 or Porsche turbo -- the AMS Performance Nissan GT-R Alpha 9's claimed performance figures are in Veyron territory. Strap yourself in for a wild ride in this tuned-up Godzilla.





2011 Jaguar XKR 175 Test Drive & Review
Steve and Sarah take us around in the new 2011 Jaguar XKR 175 edition.





2013 Jaguar XKR Driven
Ryan video blogs about the new 2013 Jaguar XKR. This car features a 510-horsepower supercharged V8, rear-wheel drive, face-bending physics and lots of leather for just over $100,000. **Update: to completely disable traction and stability control, hold the DSC button for 10 seconds.





Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport - Jay Leno's Garage
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport. Hold onto your hat, 'cause your mind might blow out of it when you ask yourself - is this a car or a spaceship or a work of kinetic art?! Can you say 4.8 seconds to 100 mph? Top speed of 268 mph? 8-liter W16 engine with four turbochargers? Ah, Bugatti! Official Trailers for NBC's New Shows: http://bit.ly/NBCNewFallShows » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/fS6U6AZUZ-E Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





Ferrari 458 Spider vs Jaguar XKR-S: which sounds best?
Both the Ferrari 458 Spider and the Jaguar XKR-S Convertible get V8 motors and arguably the most sonorous Exhaust notes anywhere. Steve Sutcliffe gets out the noise-meter and visits a tunnel to decide which sounds best.





Jaguar XKR vs Porsche 911 - by Autocar.co.uk
New supercharged V8 XKR takes on the Porsche 911. For more Jaguar news and reviews visit http://www.autocar.co.uk/jaguar/ and for Porsche news and reviews visit http://www.autocar.co.uk/porsche/





2014 BMW i8 Review
Subscribe : http://www.youtube.com/user/Auto1News?sub_confirmation=1 What's New for 2014 The 2014 BMW i8 is an all-new model. Introduction Based on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car shown a few years ago, the 2014 BMW i8 represents the German automaker's vision of a high-performance plug-in hybrid. If this is what the future looks like, sign us up. Zero to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds? A full charge in three hours from a regular garage outlet? Approximately 95 mpg? Yes, please. For the i8, BMW chops its classic 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine formula in half. The i8 uses a turbocharged 1.5-liter inline three-cylinder paired with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack. The three-cylinder drives the rear wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission, while the electric motor powers the front wheels through a two-speed automatic. The engine and electric motor combine for 362 horsepower, 420 pound-feet of torque and all-wheel-drive performance, all integrated into a chassis that is 10 pounds lighter and 1.5 inches longer than the 3 Series. The i8 also delivers stellar handling thanks to 50/50 weight distribution and a low, centrally mounted battery pack, although standard 20-inch wheels seem like a suspect choice for maximizing corner-to-corner performance. BMW says the i8 can also travel 22 miles and reach a top speed of 75 mph on electrons alone. Uncorked with the gasoline engine in the lead, it will reach a top speed of 155 mph. Sounds like a pretty good future to us. Lightweight construction helps bring lofty performance within reach, notably an aluminum chassis, chemically hardened glass (similar to that used in smartphones) and extensive use of carbon-fiber-reinforced panels within the 2+2 passenger cabin. Those plus-2 rear seats are small, however, smaller than even a Porsche 911's, and are best considered auxiliary luggage space. Even settling into the front seats requires some practice given its unique scissor-lift-style doors. We drove a recent i8 prototype and found the i8's easy thrust in all-electric mode a close match for the Tesla Model S. In its Sport mode (there are also Comfort and Eco Pro settings), the i8 further awakens, feeling light, agile and averse to body roll. The hybrid never quite overwhelms with acceleration, but it also never feels winded, the electric motor's torque nicely covering for the small turbo as the latter winds up to deliver its power contribution. Whatever the i8 lacks in competitive performance, it won't lack for style. Its low-slung profile is punctuated by standard U-shaped LED headlights. You can even order the i8 with laser headlights where regulations allow (sorry, U.S. shoppers). Inside, a multitiered and layered cockpit design uses recycled materials and naturally treated leather for upholstery and panel surfaces Like the smaller i3 electric car, the i8 will offer three trim levels -- Mega, Giga and Tera -- all with varying degrees of sport and luxury appointments. The 2014 BMW i8 arrives in the spring and starts around $136,000. That's well above its most obvious target, the Tesla Model S, and that kind of money also buys a lot of Porsche 911. Performance aficionados won't likely be swayed and may even look across the BMW lineup to the "M" cars. But for the hybrid buyer seeking power, performance and efficiency through a lower profile, the 2014 BMW i8 presents a unique choice. Check back for more information on the 2014 BMW i8, including specs, driving impressions and buying advice as it becomes available.





What won't fit in an Aston Martin Rapide?
The Smoking Tire takes to the links in the most beautiful 4-seater on the market: The Aston Martin Rapide. Fortunately, we've chosen a golf course only accessible by tight, windy, canyon roads.





The 180 MPH 1969 Dodge Daytona: "Project Angrier"
The Smoking Tire heads to East Hampton to terrorize yuppies in the baddest muscle car around: Mr. Angry's 1969 Dodge Daytona. Blasphemous to some, envied by others, this is one tire-shredding muscle machine we'll take in our garage any day.





How good is a Supercharged Lamborghini Gallardo?
The Smoking Tire finds the best driving road in California and the best car we've ever driven to tackle it: VF Engineering's all new Supercharged Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4. With 760HP and 600 lb/ft of torque going through all 4 wheels, this car redefines fast.




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