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We’re testing a full lineup of project cars this weekend

Not one, but two days of testing project cars at our official test track, the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park.

Live thread: Track testing a manual GR86, C8 Z06 and more

We're heading to the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park to test a Chevrolet Corvette C8 Z06 and a manual Toyota GR86, plus our VW Mk7 GTI's latest setup.

Live thread: An insider look at a GRM track test

Wish you could be a fly on the wall during a GRM track test? Follow this live thread, and you can be.

Does a manual gearbox make the Supra better?

What happens when you put a manual transmission in a Toyota Supra? We took a new six-speed Supra to the FIRM to find out.

Why are we so disappointed with the new Nissan Z? | 2023 Nissan Z track test

Does the 2023 Nissan Z live up to the hype? Not exactly.

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Track Test articles

Features: Does a manual make the Toyota GR Supra a better sports car?

We put the new six-speed manual Toyota GR Supra on track to find out if rowing your own gears really makes the Supra a better car.

Features: With the latest Civic Type R, Honda ups the hot hatch ante yet again

The previous Civic Type R–technically the first Civic TypeR sold stateside–set the bar for the compact performance segment. The new one? Just more of the same.

Features: VW Golf R: Proof that hot hatches can still punch above their weight

The GRM track test and review of the latest Volkswagen Golf R.

Features: Cardinal Coupe: A unique track machine that gets plenty right

Does the Cardinal Coupe succeed at being a lightweight, purpose-built track machine that won't break the bank? We take one to the FIRM to find out.

Features: Meet the new King of the Hill, The Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06

Just how fast is the all-new C8 Z06? It's now the fastest production car to lap our official test track, the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park.

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Track Test project car updates

Putting our Mustang through its first track test

As we soon found out, while effective at moving the exhaust away from the car, the exhaust system we fabricated for our Mustang is very loud and certainly not street …

Can our E46 M3 run with a new Hyundai Elantra N?

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Building a street car that can theoretically survive a track day is one thing, but what does the data actually say? Does …

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