Car and Driver

Car and Driver is U.S. based automotive enthusiast magazine originally headquartered in New York City, the magazine has been based in Ann Arbor, Michigan for many years. Sharon Carty is Editor in Chief as of 2019.

Its total circulation is 1.23 million.1 It is owned by Hearst Magazines, who purchased prior owner Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. in 2011.

Car and Driver operates a website that features articles (both original and from print), a blog, an automotive buyer’s guide (with AccuPayment, a price-calculating tool), and a social networking site called Backfires. Car And Driver Television was the television counterpart that formerly aired on SpikeTV’s Powerblock weekend lineup from 1999 to 2005. It was produced by RTM Productions and usually hosted by Larry Webster, one of the magazine’s editors, with Csaba Csere adding occasional commentary and news. In 1993, Car and Driver licensed its name for a PC game to Electronic Arts entitled Car and Driver: The Ten Best. The game was in 3D, and the courses included twisty racing circuits, an oval, automobile route racing with traffic, a dragstrip, and an autocross circuit.


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