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2014 Jaguar F-Type V6 S vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG [Head 2 Head Episode 56]

On this episode of Head 2 Head, the Motor Trend long-term 2014 Jaguar F-Type V6 S faces-off against the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG in an all-out fight to figure out which small luxury roadster is the best to live with.

The F-Type sports a righteous 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 making 375 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque, and the SLK55 AMG packs a big 5.5-liter V-8 sending out 413 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque.

Despite the big disparity in cylinders and displacement, the two drop-tops match up incredibly evenly. Which will come out on top?

First Drive: BMW i8 [Chris Harris On Cars]

Chris Harris takes a 24 hour trip to Los Angeles to drive the new BMW i8. He hated the flight, but the i8 left a positive impression on the team.

Capable of 23 miles all electric before the 3-cylinder turbocharged motor kicks in to recharge the batteries.

This is one of the closest production cars we’ve ever seen that looks almost identical to the concept car it’s based on.

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupé R vs. 2014 Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition [Head 2 Head Episode 55]

On this episode of Head 2 Head, two of the best driver’s cars on the market face off.

The 550-horsepower Jaguar F-Type Coupe R and 430-horsepower Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition both have carbon ceramic brakes, active dampers, and active differentials, and both are rear-drive.

Both are intent on making driving enjoyable and rewarding. But which one does it best? Watch and find out!

Motorhome Mashup Part 2: Monster Go-Kart Challenge! [Dirt Every Day Episode 28]

On this episode of Dirt Every Day, Fred picks up the pieces after the destruction in the last episode.

Now, the real chaos begins as Fred Williams attempts to take the frame of a 1986 Pace Arrow motorhome and transform it into a giant go-kart. Fred calls on the engineering assistance of his friend Frank and the Poly Goats Off Road Club to finish this big-block powered monster go cart. To test whether it stands up against the regular sized go-kart, they head out to the dirt for a head to head battle of wits, agility, and power.

Tune in to see who comes out on top!

Motorhome Mashup Part 1: Building a Monster Go-Kart from a 1986 Pace Arrow! [Dirt Every Day Episode 27]

Have you ever dreamed of building a giant go-kart powered by a Chevy 454 big block?

On this episode of Dirt Every Day, Fred enlists the help of the Poly Goats, a local university four wheel drive club, to help destroy a 1986 Pace Arrow motorhome and transform it into a giant go-kart.

Watch the destruction as Fred and the Poly Goats take sawzalls, sledge hammers, and crowbars to this Pace Arrow RV, stripping it down to the bare frame and drivetrain in preparation for building the baddest V8 go-kart of all time!

Super Mario Mercedes-Benz GLA Class Commercial (Japan)

Forget Yoshi! Mario has a new, much sweeter ride and it’s from Germany. Mercedes Benz Japan made the right decision to promote their famous German made cars in Mario’s homeland by merging Mercedes with the classic Super Mario Brothers game. The resulting commercial is just perfect.

(vía gabeturbo)

2014 Tesla Model S vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550! [Head 2 Head Episode 54]

On this episode of Head 2 Head, the newest luxury heavyweight takes on the reigning champ.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has ruled the luxury roost since it created the segment decades ago. However, Elon Musk’s revolutionary Tesla Model S has single handedly disrupted the established luxury paradigm and has recently outsold the mighty S-Class. What’s most amazing is that the Model S doesn’t use a drop of gas. The S-Class does, but it rewrites the luxury car playbook in other ways.

So which $125K big lux whip is best? Watch and find out!

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