Chris Perkins

Chris Perkins

Web Editor

Chris Perkins is the Web Editor for Road & Track magazine. He spends his free time tending to a 1996 Mazda Miata and explaining the merits of the Porsche 996 to anyone who'll listen.

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The 15 Cars With the Biggest Engines You Can Buy Today

There's no replacement for displacement, and in this club, six liters is just the beginning.

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The Audi RS 6 and RS 7 Will Likely Get Hybrid Versions With More Power
Audi Sport's technical development head hinted that future "Performance" versions of the RS 6 and RS 7 will benefit from batteries and …
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If Tesla's Planning a Nurburgring Lap, They Forgot to Tell the Nurburgring (Updated)
One day after we originally published this story, Tesla contacted R&T to say that it will be participating in Industry Pool lapping ses…
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Why Porsche Gave the Taycan Enormous Brakes
Porsche's electric sport sedan has regenerative braking, but the car still has huge 16.5-inch rotors and ten-piston calipers up front. …
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The Most Powerful Cars That Still Offer a Manual Transmission
Stick shifts might be decreasing in popularity, but there are still many cars with 400 horsepower or more and a manual gearbox. May the…
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The 2020 Jeep Wrangler Is Getting a Torquey Diesel V-6

Joining the JL Wrangler's 2.0-liter turbo-four and 3.6-liter V-6 is a diesel with 442 lb-ft of torque

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Bugatti: 304-MPH Chiron Would've Been Faster on Nevada Highway Koenigsegg Used

If Bugatti had used the Nevada highway where a Koenigsegg Agera RS hit 284 mph, it estimates the Chiron would've done around 320 mph.

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Is a 750-HP Electric Super Sedan

Porsche's first all-electric car can hit 60 mph in 2.6 seconds. We spoke with the people who created it.

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12 Performance Cars You Can Drive Through Winter

Sub-zero temperatures, snow, and ice don't mean you have to put fun cars away.

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The Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Is a Hot Hatch That Got Married and Had Kids

A seven-seat van/wagon/hatch/crossover thing that does 0-60 in 5.3 seconds? It's a hot hatch that grew up.

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The 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Is as Quick as a 718 Cayman GTS

Thanks to 34 more horsepower than the previous Macan Turbo, the new one is sports-car quick.

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An English Tuner Has Boosted the New Porsche 911 Carrera S to a Claimed 572 HP

Litchfield says it was able to make this huge gain with just a simple ECU remap.

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This Might Be the 2020 Land Rover Defender
A picture that appears to show Land Rover's highly anticipated new off-roader on the set of the new James Bond movie just showed up on …
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Ferdinand Piëch, Longtime Volkswagen Chairman, Is Dead at 82

In his nearly 20 years leading VW, Piëch transformed the company into the force it is today.

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Keeping Tesla Roadsters Alive Is Serious Work

If you have a Tesla Roadster and you live in the Pacific Northwest, you probably know Carl Medlock.

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18 of the Fastest Four-Doors Around the Nurburgring

These days, sedans, hatchbacks, and even SUVs are laying down seriously fast 'Ring times.

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The 20 Most Outrageous Pickup Trucks Ever Produced

A pickup truck's job is simple, but that's never stopped anyone from turning these basic workhorses into wild machines.

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This Ultra-Cool McLaren F1 Sold for $19.8 Million
McLaren F1 chassis 018 is one of two equipped with the rare Extra-High Downforce Kit and a 680-HP LM-spec V-12. It came in below the $2…
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The Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster Is the Ultimate Open-Top V-12 Lamborghini

Lamborghini brought this limited-run Aventador and a special Huracan Evo to Pebble Beach.

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18 Great Cars That Were Killed Before They Could Succeed

None of these cars achieved their goals, but they're still worth celebrating.

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Watch a Racer In a Vintage Alfa Romeo Pass 25 Cars In Two Laps of Laguna Seca

Driving an Alfa Romeo GTZ, sports-car ace Gunnar Jeannette makes easy work of the field in Monterey.

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This McLaren 720S Prototype Has Some Serious Aero Components

Is this the LT version of the 720S? We're not 100-percent sure.

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The Original "Bullitt" Mustang Is Headed to Auction

This is one of two cars Steve McQueen drove in the filming of Bullitt. Expect it to become the most expensive Mustang ever.

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The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Stingray Starts at $59,995, Can Climb Past $80,000
When the mid-engine Corvette was revealed, Chevrolet promised a base price of under $60,000. Now we have complete pricing details on th…
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Jeep Says It Has a Fix For Wrangler "Death Wobble"

A new steering damper promises to quell the occasional steering-wheel shake solid-axle truck owners are familiar with.

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16 of Pininfarina's Most Beautiful Designs That Aren't Ferraris

Pininfarina is best known for its Ferrari designs, but these gorgeous machines don't wear the prancing horse badge.

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Legendary Toyota Tuner Thinks the New Supra's Stock Crank Is Good for 1000 HP
This teardown video reveals that the BMW B58 straight-six Toyota uses in the Supra is a strong engine. Crank up the boost, in that case…
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Chevrolet's Gnarly 700-HP eCopo Camaro Electric Dragster Is Coming Up For Sale

If you want to rip burnouts and pop wheelies in silence, get yourself to this auction.

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The 2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Is a Silly Quick, 670-HP SUV

This new Cayenne is more powerful than any road-going 911 bar the GT2 RS.

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The 2020 CT6-V Is a Car Cadillac Should Be Proud Of

With a new 550-hp 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8, the CT6 comes alive. And it might only be built for a few months.