Honda Seems Serious About New CR-Z to Fight BRZ, FR-S

I love Honda, but the CRZ has always been a mystery to me. Why does it get such terrible mileage? My non-hybrid 2012 Mazda3 gets better mileage, accelerates faster, seats 3 more people, carries more cargo, is better equipped, and cost about 3 grand less than the CRZ. By the way, it’s also plenty fun

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2015 Mini Cooper, Cooper S Motors See Upgrades

Ok-I’ve owned an 06 Cooper S. I now own a 2013 Fiat Abarth. I do like my Fiat overall more than my 06 S. The reasons are as follows-Better straightline performance with less torque steer, slightly more interior room and a slightly larger cargo area,smoother ride, much better sounding engine. Negatives-Interior plastics in some areas

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BMW Reveals An Almost Perfect Successor To Its Legendary Coupe

BMW M fans need wonder no more; the BMW Concept M4 has just been revealed at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance taking place in Monterey, California this week. Though still a concept, the car is an almost perfect representation of BMW’s successor to the M3 Coupe, which we’re expecting to see debut at the 2014

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Scion FR-S Sedan in Toyota’s Pipeline

Turbocharging and supporting upgrades would add weight too. In addition to hurting MPG/Emissions and Reliability. Look at any and all hot hatches. Typically, they gain at least 200-250lbs going from the naturally aspirated engine to a turbocharged engine.  For example; the Mazdaspeed3, Focus ST, and Impreza WRX. A turbo adds most of the weight to

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This Formula 1-Inspired Car Is Beautifully Simple

Caterham AeroSeven Concept The original Lotus Seven was an inspired concept–completely, utterly minimalistic, in perfect keeping with Colin Chapman’s “simplify, then add lightness” ethic. The new Caterham AeroSeven is an extension of that theme into modern Formula 1 technologies and methods. Built around the Caterham Seven CSR platform, wrapped a carbon fiber body designed not

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Honda S660 Concept: Nearly Ready For Production

Honda, with their V-tec fanbois, is the butt of 90% of automotive jokes. Now, presented with an opportunity for a new age MR2 turbo, they instead opt for a gas sipper. I understand fuel efficiency is still on everyone’s minds, but don’t they think the market is flooded enough as is? I mean, this will

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Spied! Next-Generation Jaguar XF Prototype

The midsize Jaguar XF may not be getting the same attention as the newer 2014 Cadillac CTS and Lexus GS, but that should change once the next-gen model arrives soon. The following photos reveal an XF prototype hiding underneath the current-generation sedan’s sheetmetal. That said, the tester doesn’t provide any design hints of what we

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Nissan BladeGlider Concept to Smash Barriers at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Besides the crazy look and whether or not the car will pass crash tests like the small overlap and the upcoming pedestrian US crash standards, the big takeaway for me is the in-wheel electric motors. Nothing short of a nuclear power train will revolutionize the industry more than in-wheel electric motors. Axles will be a thing

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Mercedes Concept GLA45 AMG is ready to run

This is the Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA45 AMG. Mercedes has just unveiled the liveried ‘concept’ at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, giving potential customers a very good look at the newest lunatic in the AMG asylum – a 355-horsepower, 332-pound-foot crossover that uses the same 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine found in the CLA45 AMG and

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