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DBS 59 edition Superleggeras celebrate Aston Martin’s Le Mans legacy

By Ronnie Schreiber | April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aston Martin has released photos of the first of 24 limited ‘DBS 59’ editions of the DBS Superleggera, commissioned by its dealer in Cambridge, UK, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Aston Martin DBR1’s one-two finish at the 1959 Le Mans race. You may have heard of one of the winning drivers, Carroll Shelby, … Continue reading “DBS 59 edition Superleggeras celebrate Aston Martin’s Le Mans legacy”

2000 Mazda RX-7 – The Rotary Loyalist

By admin | April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

As age old as hot rodding itself, picking sides in automotive circles is all but required, especially when it comes to the subject of engine selection. To swap or not is the nagging question that hangs over the heads of just about every enthusiast at one point or another, and like most things in the … Continue reading “2000 Mazda RX-7 – The Rotary Loyalist”

An affordable Ford will return in 2022

By Ronnie Schreiber | April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By 2022 Ford Motor Company will introduce an all-new vehicle to give dealers something for budget conscious consumers who may have felt abandoned after the automaker decided to discontinue the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, and Taurus sedans for the U.S. That new Ford may not be a sedan, however. It could even be a pickup truck. … Continue reading “An affordable Ford will return in 2022”

Mother's Exotic Car Paddock – Long Beach GP 2019

By admin | April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Having grown up in Long Beach, Calif., April is a pretty big deal for me. The newly named Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach brings several racing series, celebrities, concerts, and food to downtown all at once – amounting in a motor-head Mardi Gras of epic proportions. If all of that activity weren’t enough, on … Continue reading “Mother's Exotic Car Paddock – Long Beach GP 2019”

Trans Am racing returns to Laguna Seca

By Brandan Gillogly | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past 15 years, the best way to see Tran Am racing action at Laguna Seca was to relive the series’ ’60s and ’70s glory days during vintage racing at Car Week. That’s not to downplay the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, it’s a feast for the eyes and ears, but the short heats always … Continue reading “Trans Am racing returns to Laguna Seca”

Is Chrysler’s PT Cruiser the best worst car of all time?

By Jim Koscs | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Built over six months in 1929, the Royal Gorge Bridge, near Cañon City, Colorado, is the highest span in the United States, its wooden-plank roadway perched between two cliffs 955 feet above the Arkansas River. The old suspension bridge’s 910-ton capacity was more than enough to handle 89 Chrysler PT Cruisers and their occupants posing … Continue reading “Is Chrysler’s PT Cruiser the best worst car of all time?”

Motegi Super Drift Challenge – Long Beach GP 2019

By admin | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Friday and Saturday of the 2019 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach ended with the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge, an invite-only, Formula DRIFT-run Top 8 tandem elimination exhibition that gives GP attendees just a tiny taste of what a top-level, FD pro drift competition looks like (if we can borrow from on-site announcer Jarod … Continue reading “Motegi Super Drift Challenge – Long Beach GP 2019”

2020 Kia Stinger GTS Offers a More Drift-Happy AWD System

By admin | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

We weren’t expecting a “special edition” of the Kia Stinger so soon, but here comes the 2020 Stinger GTS, resplendent in orange paint and with an optional rear-biased all-wheel-drive system tuned to make it easier to get all slideways. Kia calls the new system D-AWD, with the initial D standing for Dynamic. It combines a … Continue reading “2020 Kia Stinger GTS Offers a More Drift-Happy AWD System”

Genesis shows off minimalist Mint EV

By Ronnie Schreiber | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

At an event prior to the opening of the 2019 New York International Auto Show, Hyundai’s luxury Genesis brand revealed its idea of a battery-electric city car called the Mint Concept. Calling it a “designer’s Occam’s razor,” Hyundai’s chief designer, Luc Donckerwolke, said the Mint is supposed to be a minimalist expression of Genesis’ brand … Continue reading “Genesis shows off minimalist Mint EV”

2019 Honda Talon First Drive

By admin | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m terrified of motorcycles (fallen off twice) and I’m slightly afraid of ATVs (flipped one over and it nearly landed on my head). But … I love going fast and pushing the limits of my driving skills; it just so happens I’m the most comfortable and feel the safest in a car. After 20 years … Continue reading “2019 Honda Talon First Drive”