Tag: Coupe

This Weird Looking BMW i8 Runs on Hydrogen

BMW i8 Hydrogen

Just when you thought the BMW i8 couldn’t look any more futuristic, this prototype comes along. It’s not some post-apocalyptic preview of BMW’s to come, but rather, it’s a hydrogen fuel cell test mule based on the current BMW i8. Continue Reading »

Mazda Won’t Build a More Powerful MX-5, But That’s Good News For Fiat

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When you think of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, terms like “speed” and “0-60” shouldn’t cross your mind. The Mazda MX-5 was designed to be a pure handler with an open top and a quirky design. That’s it. And according to Mazda, that’s all it’s ever going to be. Continue Reading »

History of the Plymouth Barracuda: Rise of the Pony Car

Barracuda First Gen

Question: What do Wendy’s hamburgers, the Rolling Stones, and the Plymouth Barracuda all have in common? Answer: Each has played second-fiddle to a more popular counterpart; namely, the Big Mac, the Beatles, and the Ford Mustang. In Plymouth’s case, this is a damn shame, because the ‘Cuda a prime example of 1960s automotive muscle. Yet it has never enjoyed its fair share of glory. Continue Reading »

McLaren is Preparing to Build a New Hypercar

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If you were hoping to buy one of the rarified McLaren P1 hypercars – bad news. All 375 sold out long ago, and you’d need one of those in order to nab its even rarer P1 GTR brethren. Pity. However there is good news, McLaren is giving the hypercar market another shot.  Continue Reading »

Italian Stallions: Alfa 4C and Fiat 500 Abarth Get Racy Upgrades from Pogea

Pogea Racing Alfa Romeo 4c Centurion

Two Italian cars— both very different, but yet somehow, very similar. The Fiat 500 Abarth and Alfa Romeo 4C might not be in the same performance segment, but both share a father in FCA, both have plenty of personality to boast, and now, both have gone under the knife at Pogea Racing. Continue Reading »

Watch The Acura NSX Tackle The Nürburgring Despite New Speed Limits

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The people at Nürburgring have seen fit to institute speed restrictions that essentially kill a manufacturer’s dreams of setting record-breaking lap times. This means that cars like the Acura NSX missed their chance, but it doesn’t mean they aren’t still testing at Nürburgring anyway. Continue Reading »

Jaguar XK Reborn As a Refined 600HP Sports Car

Jaguar Envision XK

Jaguar has officially said goodbye to its longstanding XK. After almost 20 years on the market, the XK became a benchmark for Jag in both longevity, and eventually performance. But you shouldn’t be sad, because one designer thinks the XK deserves to live on with a radical new look. Continue Reading »

Watch a Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Charger Hellcat Drag Race

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The Dodge Challenger Hellcat is a beast of a muscle car with 707 horsepower at the disposal of whoever is confident enough to get behind the wheel. The Dodge Charger Hellcat boasts the same ridiculous 707 horsepower, but with two more doors. A couple of guys decided to see what would happen when the two were pitted against each other in a drag race. Continue Reading »

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Drops Its Top in Detroit

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Chevrolet has dropped the top on the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro and damn if it isn’t stunning. Pictures released today show a vehicle that looks even better with its top off — not to mention it was pretty fantastic to begin with. Continue Reading »

Reports of a Mazda MX-5/Toyota GT 86 Joint Sports Car Are Probably Crap

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Mazda and Toyota have formed a nice little partnership. Scion got the new iA sedan off the underpinnings of the Mazda 2, and in return, Mazda will get access to some of Toyota’s hybrid technology. Both companies win. Continue Reading »