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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Pope Francis to Ride in Style in Retrofitted Jeep Wrangler

Pope Francis is scheduled to begin his September visit to the U.S. later today and will do so in style, thanks to a retrofitted Jeep Wrangler. The Washington Post reports that the vehicle or “popemobile” is already in the hands of the secret service and being prepared for its tours of Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia. 

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Tenth Generation Honda Civic Sedan Revealed

Honda made a statement earlier this year at the New York Auto Show when it unveiled the 2016 Civic Concept. Bold styling and a nuclear green paint job showed Honda was serious about the next generation Civic. Almost 6 months later, the folks at Honda have given us a first look at the all-new 2016 Civic Sedan. 

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Porsche Aims Directly at Tesla with Mission E Concept

Dominance is a term that can be used to describe Tesla’s performance in the electric car market. With technology being expensive — and relatively new — there haven’t been many competitors that can offer the same performance oriented efficiency. It looks like the people over at Porsche have taken notice and put the target straight on Tesla, with the announcement of the Mission E. 

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Quick Spin: 2016 Acura ILX Tech Plus A-Spec

With a 5-star NHTSA safety ratings score, this 5-passenger sedan gets aspiring junior executives to meetings in sporty fashion, with plenty of tech.

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Toyota Takes Hybrid Game to New Heights

Toyota set out to change the car game when it introduced its Prius to the world in 1997. Pioneering a new standard for alternative fuel vehicles for almost 20 years, the Prius has now become the benchmark and has recorded over 3.5 million global sales. Toyota has set the status quo again, under the night sky in Vegas, with the unveiling of the all-new 2016 Prius. 

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Now Every Porsche 911 is a Turbo Model

Porsche fans get ready: a new 911 Carrera is headed to dealerships in March of 2016 and it promises to be the fastest Carrera model ever built. Over the weekend, the German automaker announced the 2017 911 Carrera and Carrera S models would be receiving a first ever turbocharged power plant. 

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