Though the year isn’t completely over, it is drawing closer to the season where opportunities for a drive or a ride become increasingly scarce. The colder, shorter days generally mean less time spent on the road and more time spent thinking about getting on the road. Gear Patrol writers, editors and photographers have spent a lot of time pounding the pavement in 2017, and we’ve got a massive cache of images built up. It was hard to choose, but these are the best of the crop.

The 2017 Ford GT at Utah Motorsports Campus


From: The Car That Forced Porsche to Redesign the Fastest 911.

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The Alf Romeo Gulia Quadrifoglio at Lime Rock Park


From: If Ferrari Made a BMW M3, It Would Be the Giulia Quadrifoglio

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Top Gear Imports Garage in Saddle Brook, New Jersey


From: Inside the New Jersey Warehouse Where Rare Porsche Dreams Come True

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The 2017 Shelby GT350R


From: It Only Takes 18 Miles to Truly Love the “All-Time Great” 2017 GT350R

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The Volvo V90 Cross Country, Outside Stockholm, Sweden


From: The Best Off-Road Wagon Is Now On Sale in America

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Hill City Keystone Road

Sam Bendall -

From: 8 of the Country’s Best Riding Roads Are All Hiding in One Place

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The 2017 Alpina B7


From: The Fastest BMW You Can Buy Isn’t Actually a BMW

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The 2017 Ford Raptor


From: The Raptor Provides Mad Max–Style Desert Racing, Straight From the Factory

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The Cirrus Vision


From: The $2 Million Cirrus Vision Private Jet Is Unlike Any Other in the Sky

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Early Morning at Le Mans


From: The Bucket List–Worthy 24-Hour Festival You Didn’t Know Existed

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Precious Metal at the Petersen Automotive Museum


From: What Makes a Hundred-Million-Dollar Car?

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Late Night Action in Daytona

Daytona 24 Gear Patrol Slide 17

From: Sun, Rain, Crashes, Passes, Tears, Victory

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Beach Day at the Jersey Shore


From: You’ve Been Doing the Beach All Wrong

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The Greatest Spectacle in Motorsport


From: All the Action at This Year’s Indy 500, in Photos

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The Keen Project Safari


From: Four Resto-Mod Classic Cars that Will Make Your Summer Unreal

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Sportsmobile Sprinter Field Test


From: Taking the Backroads With the New Sportsmobile Sprinter 4×4

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A Quick Hawaiian Getaway

Nick Caruso

From: This New Lexus Coupe Pisses Off Honda Drivers, Is a Unicorn.

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The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro


From: The Tacoma TRD PRO Almost Makes Up for the Prius

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Rock Crawling in a Power Wagon


From: RAM’s Off-Road Power Wagon Will Scoff at the Apocalypse

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A Large Gathering of Porsches


From: Luftgekühlt, the Annual Gathering of Porsches, is Heaven

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