Acura Drops Tech Specs for 573 Horsepower NSX

The Acura NSX has seemed more like a fantasy than reality for the past few years. What started as a magnificent return to the sports car world, turned into a parade of seemingly endless concept cars with no concrete production dates. The fairytale is finally coming true as Acura announced the complete specs for the 2017 NSX this week. 

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Volkswagen Emissions Issue Update – Week 4

Wholesale auction prices, gas-powered Jetta and Passat prices for model years 2011-2013 have fallen by amounts similar to those of their respective segment.

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Chevrolet Plans New Red Line Concepts for SEMA

 Chevrolet previewed its lineup for SEMA 2015 yesterday, which includes the Trax, Malibu, Camaro, Colorado and Silverado 1500. The Red Line Series concepts are designed to highlight lifestyle and personalization possibilities across the brand's newest vehicles. 

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Subaru Achieves Perfect Season at Lake Superior Performance Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA pulled off a feat that hasn’t been accomplished in close to 30 years this past weekend. Driver Dave Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew won the Lake Superior Performance Rally and captured a perfect season. The last undefeated campaign in U.S. rallying was in 1987 by John Buffman, who now works as the teams’s manager.

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BMW Adds M2 to Potent M Lineup

Since the introduction of the 1M Coupe in 2011, BMW diehards have been waiting for a worthy replacement to the highly coveted, ground breaking coupe. The M235i was a step in the right direction but never quite lived up to the hype of the original. M enthusiasts get ready; BMW announced the all-new M2 coupe this week and it looks ready to take the torch. 

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Ford Focus RS Gets 350 Horsepower

The all-new Focus RS has its work cut out for it. It enters a fierce segment that includes the likes of the Subaru WRX STI, Volkswagen Golf R and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. Even though it is the new comer, it’s looking to pack a serious punch. 

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Toyota Unveils Miata-Fighting S-FR Concept

Toyota is looking to build on the success of the GT-86 — known as the Scion FR-S here in America — with two new sports cars. It has been long rumored that Toyota has been trying to bring back the legendary Supra nameplate, but it also appears the company looks to bring a smaller, entry-level car to the mix as well. 

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Mazda Brings 2016 MX-5 Miata Back to Basics

When the Mazda MX-5 Miata was introduced 25 years ago, it made a huge impression and was named “Most Trouble-Free Sports Car” in the 1990 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS). By 1991, the small, lightweight roadster won over the hearts of its drivers worldwide and achieved nearly 30,000 registrations in the United States alone. Although Miata volume has steadily declined since its peak, the iconic car remains a fan favorite and holds the title of best-selling two-seat sports car of all time. As evidence the Miata hasn’t rested on its laurels, the roadster has regularly earned recognition as a J.D. Power award winner over the years, including its most recent award in the 2015 IQS Compact Sports Car Segment.

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Dieselgate Fallout: General Motors’ Newest Diesel Pickups Could See Delayed Launch

It appears General Motors Corp. is the first auto manufacturer to feel the backlash brought on by the Volkswagen diesel scandal (noted as #Dieselgate on social media). The diesel variants of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon were slated to hit dealers in the fourth quarter of this year, but it looks like that may be delayed.

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Nissan Altima Gets Bold, New Refresh

The Nissan Altima has enjoyed five consecutive years of sales growth. Fully redesigned three years ago, Nissan is looking to continue this growth with an exciting mid-cycle refresh. Taking cues from the Maxima and Murano, the 2016 Altima has adopted Nissans bold new styling, known as “energetic flow”. Nissan announced the refresh earlier this week and promises a new driving feel, improved fuel economy and a sporty SR trim. 

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