Tag: Sports Car

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 »

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 »

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Drops Its Top in Detroit

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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 »

2015 Lamborghini Huracán Truly an Amazing Machine: Review

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One of my basic tenets of reviewing cars from Nissan Versas to Bentley Mulsannes has been to experience them as a daily driver. Thus, when handed the key to a 2015 Lamborghini Huracán, I was committed to living as normally as possible for the 72 hours it would reside in my driveway. Continue Reading »

This Porsche 356 Emory Outlaw Needs to be Tamed

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For most people, the word outlaw stirs up emotions of the Wild West and general disarray. It’s sort of a badge of honor for American heroes of past. Even today, we love to romanticize the thought, whether it be through movies, books, or cars. And perhaps no better car wears the ‘outlaw’ badge of honor than the Porsche you see in front of you. Continue Reading »

Porsche Celebrates Historic Le Mans Win by Teasing a New Sports Car

Porsche Future Sports Car

Finally, a race team other than Audi was in the winner’s circle this past Sunday at Le Mans. For the first time since 1998, Porsche found themselves taking home the 24 hour trophy, and in celebration, left fans with something to be excited about. Continue Reading »

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider is an Awesome Ragtop: First Drive

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It dawns on me on my ninth pass on the famous corkscrew at Laguna Seca, that I’m driving the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider convertible on this iconic track. And it handles as well as any sports car I’ve ever driven. Continue Reading »