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July 2014
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Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche 911
Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche 911
In the world of high-performance cars, there are few models that exemplify the spirit of the genre like the Chevrolet Corvette and Porsche 911. The decades-old rivalry continues in our latest shootout.
From the archives: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette road test
As Chevy resurrects the Stingray name from its archives for the striking 2014 model, we look in the rearview mirror at our original review of the second-generation Corvette coupe.
First ride: Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire electric motorcycle
Project LiveWire is an ultra-modern bike that combines V-Rod styling cues with EV simplicity and sci-fi intrigue. It gives a glimpse at tomorrow's Harley, and it is electrifying.
Highest-scoring American vehicles
There are many ways to view the Consumer Reports Ratings to find the highest-rated vehicle in a given category or price range. Here, we look at how the American-brand vehicles rank.
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Guide to summer road travel
Guide to summer road travel
In our summer road travel guide, find out which travel gear is best, how to prep your car for the ride, how to get the best gas mileage, and advice on traveling safely with kids in tow.
Make your car last 200,000 miles
Make your car last 200,000 miles
Not long ago, to keep a car running beyond the 200,000-mile mark would have seemed about as likely as driving it to the moon. But big improvements in powertrain technology, rust prevention, lubricants, and more have led to game changing improvements in reliability and durability. Now, almost any car can make it well into six-figure territory with proper care. And here's how.
5 best used cars for teens
5 best used cars for teens
Whether heading to a friend's house, commuting to work, or preparing for school in the fall, many young drivers need (or at least want) their own car. While there can be the temptation to buy whatever cheap model is being advertised in your neighborhood, or to provide a hand-me-down car, choosing the best used cars for teens warrants a bit more strategy.
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
Episode 35 of "Talking Cars with Consumer Reports" goes deep into the details of track testing the Chevrolet Corvette and Porsche 911. The staff also discusses affordable, rear-drive fun cars, while addressing viewer questions in the latest video podcast.
First drives & previews
First drives & previews
Summer has arrived, and with it, so have the latest new cars. Catch the highlights in our coverage of the BMW X4, Ford Edge, Mini Cooper, and Toyota Highlander Hybrid, as well as electric bikes from Zero Motorcycles. Keep up with the latest models in our New Car Preview.
Latest road tests
Latest road tests
Complete road tests and ratings were recently published online for the BMW M235i, Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet SS, Mercedes-Benz S550, Mitsubishi Mirage, Porsche 911, and Volvo S60. Also, we have the Audi A3 and Chevrolet Tahoe almost fully tested. Full results will be posted online soon.
Use the New Car Report to find out what the dealers paid and get the Bottom Line Price on family sedans, small cars, hybrids and more! Don't wait – learn more now!

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