Quintessential Apps for Every Type of Car Enthusiast

November 11, 2014
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Whether you enjoy watching auto races, fantasize about modifying your daily driver or simply want to get the latest from the auto world, we have you covered. Check out these apps, recommended by CNET and Automobile Magazine, to satisfy your inner gearhead.

For the Motorsports Fan

Driving Sports TV (iPhone, Android, free)

Have automotive entertainment at your fingertips with the Driving Sports TV app. Watch this web channel’s original videos optimized for your device and live-streaming programs. The app features a broadcast calendar and even lets users submit personal videos right to Driving Sports TV. Never be bored while you’re away from your computer again.

For the Auto News Junkie

Automobile Magazine News (iPhone, Android, free)

Stay tuned to the auto world with Automobile Magazine’s app. Get an inside look at race tracks and auto shows, explore car reviews and get the news. More than just a mobile version of the print mag, the app offers interactive content, including exclusive videos and beautiful photos.

For the Gamer

Top Gear: Race The Stig (iPhone, Android, free)

You may not be able to beat The Stig’s infamous odd facts, but you may have a chance to out-race the mystery driver from the BBC TV series Top Gear. Top Gear’s newest mobile game, “Race The Stig,” provides the option of in-app purchases for engine boosts, cars and helmets.

For the Collector

Edmunds Mobile Car App (iPhone, Android, free)

Have the previews got you excited about the 2016 models? Whether you’re lured by a new car smell or in the market for a used vehicle, the Edmunds Mobile Car App may be your expert best friend. Access consumer reviews, find local auto dealers for specific vehicles, and get true market value pricing info.


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