2014 Jaguar F-type: Finally, an E-type Successor! [Ignition Episode 65]
On this episode of Ignition, Kim Reynolds heads to Pamplona, Spain to have a look at some of Jaguar’s classic entries in the sports car realm, and also to get his hands on their latest convertible sports car, the F-Type.
The F-type has an all-aluminum body and a new all-aluminum, 3.0-liter supercharged direct-injection V-6 based on the 5.0-liter V-8, with balance shafts, a dual independent variable cam timing system, and a Roots-type twin vortex supercharger mounted in the engine’s vee.
Jaguar has given us three different versions, the V6, V6S, and V8s, to play with, so we’re taking them out to the mountains of Spain to see which one best represents Jaguar’s new spiritual E-type successor.
New 2014 SRT Viper TA Strikes Back! [Ignition Episode 58]
On this episode of Ignition, Jonny Lieberman heads to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to find out if the new SRT Viper TA has what it takes to knock the ZR1 off the podium as the fastest production car around the track.
2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE: Best Handling Camaro Ever! - Ignition Episode 48
On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago tests the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE. Carlos puts the 1LE through Motor Trend’s instrumented performance tests, then hands the keys over to pro driver Randy Pobst at Willow Springs International Raceway to see how it tackles the track.
2013 SRT Viper GTS: The Beast is Back! - Ignition Episode 47
On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago finally tests the eagerly anticipated 2013 SRT Viper. Carlos runs the Viper through the gauntlet of Motor Trend’s instrumented performance tests, while professional racing driver Randy Pobst hits the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca racetrack to see if he can charm the snake.
2014 Audi R8: Now With a Proper Gearbox? - Ignition Episode 45
On this episode of Ignition, Motor Trend Senior Features Editor Jonny Lieberman drives Audi’s R8 V10 Plus with its new twin-clutch auto. Will the updated gearbox be enough for this iconic German super car to win over one of its biggest critics?
Lamborghini Aventador Unleashed on the Nardo Ring! - Ignition Episode 1
On the premiere episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago conquers the legendary Nardo Ring in the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4. Come along for the ride as the most powerful bull ever enters the world’s fastest ring.