2020 Honda Civic Type R, 2021 BMW 5-Series, great car chase scenes: The Week In Reverse

We drove the 2020 Honda Civic Type R; the 2021 BMW 5-Series was spotted; and we took a look at the greatest car chase scenes of all time. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority.

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R—Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy 2018—is refreshed for the new decade and we took it for a spin. Current Type R owners shouldn’t fret because Honda doesn’t dial back the performance. The new Civic Type R has a more-compliant suspension for highway slogs and adds the ability to record performance driving.

Bosch’s electronic stability control system turned 25 years old this week. What might be the most important automotive safety innovation in the last three decades, the tech has saved thousands of lives and prevented half a million crashes.

The refreshed 2021 BMW 5-Series will make its debut on May 27, but the

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How to Safely Sell Your Car

4 Tips for Car-Selling Safety

1. Vet callers thoroughly. When Steve Goddard, former president of the California Association of Realtors, takes a call from someone he’s never met, he makes sure the caller is serious about buying a property and isn’t trying to lure him into a trap to rob him. “I ask them lots of questions about what they are looking for and what their needs are,” he says. “The more I engage them in conversation, the more you get a feel for them.”

2. Don’t go to a meeting alone. It’s that simple, says Rico Fernandez, a lieutenant with the Long Beach Police Department in California. “Take someone with you. People are less apt to harm you if there is someone else there.”

3. Meet in a public place. Goddard says that when he meets someone for the first time, he does so at his office. While

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Photo Gallery: Trialing is the Greatest Off-Road Motorsport You’ve Never Heard Of

Spending time up close and personal with a pre-war or mid-century British roadster will really challenge your modern notions of what is and is not considered a “sports car.” In today’s era of overboosted four-cylinders regularly breaking the 300-horsepower mark, SUVs with twin-turbo V-8s and a ‘Ring time quicker than an early 2000s Porsche, and supercars that regularly post figures above 800 hp, it’s easy to forget little sub-100 hp roadsters. But models like the MG TC, Riley RM, and Austin 7 two-seaters literally wrote the definition of what a sports car should be, especially when they engaged in off-road Trials of the period.

Indeed, it’s even wilder to imagine the sights and sounds of the local track day when these cars were brand new in the 1920s and 1930s. With 0-60-mph times that stretched well into the 20-second range (or never), it must have been a hoot to watch

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