Fun2Drive :: Not So Mellow Yellow

With another trip to the automotive mecca that is Japan we of course visited our friends at Fun2Drive again. This time I was dying to get behind the wheel of a bright yellow RX7 that was still burnt into my … Read More Source: Grip Shift Slide

June 23, 2016
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Pikes Peak – Honda NSX EV Unveiled For 2016 Event

June 21, 2016

honda’s already-strong presence at this year’s pikes peak international hill climb has been boosted with the official unveiling of its nsx supercar-inspired ev concept. called, not surprisingly, the nsx ev concept, the new racer joins two ‘regular’ nsx hybrids as competitors at the 100th running of pikes peak, both of which were unveiled earlier this month. the ev concept will race under honda’s acura arm in the electric modified class,…

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Martin Winterkorn Under Investigation in Volkswagen Dieselgate

German prosecutors are investigating former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn amid the dieselgate scandal, The Detroit Bureau reports. Winterkorn resigned after the scandal broke. Although the former CEO wasn’t implicated in the original scandal, Winterkorn and another unnamed Volkswagen executive are being investigated for potentially waiting to disclose the problem to investors. If so, the action would be in violation of stock market regulations, according to the report. As with lawsuits…

June 21, 2016
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2016 Mazda CX-9 Pricing Confirmed – New Large SUV To Start From $42,490

June 21, 2016

mazda australia has released full retail pricing for its incoming all-new cx-9, with the large suv to start at $42,490 for the entry-spec cx-9 sport front-wheel drive, and top out at $63,390 for the flagship cx-9 azami all-wheel drive. though slightly more expensive at the bottom end than its main rival the toyota kluger, higher-grade cx-9s easily best the toyota for value with the range-topping kluger grande awd priced at…

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This Brabus is a Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet on Steroids

June 21, 2016

Are you the almost-happy owner of a shiny new Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet? If you are one of those maniacs who isn’t content with the mighty 577 hp and 664 lb-ft graciously provided by the hard-working 5.5-liter twin-turbo V-8 under the hood, Brabus has the solution, given you have both the coin and the bravery. Making its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo Cabriolet…

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New Study Ranks Most American-Made Vehicles of 2016

June 21, 2016

American University’s Kogod School of Business has just released its annual Made in America Auto Index study, which determines, among other things, how much a vehicle contributes to the U.S. economy. Not surprisingly, topping the list are domestic brands like Chevrolet and Ford, while Japanese and German companies dominate the bottom. Kogod’s data is different than that of the American Automotive Labeling Act (AALA). Under the AALA, automakers must display (on…

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Video Shows Tesla Model S “Swimming,” Elon Musk Responds

June 21, 2016

Is a Tesla Model S a boat? We’ve known the Tesla has a propensity for “ludicrous” acceleration for quite some time, but the question of whether or not the car is indeed a boat has long escaped the most brilliant minds of our time. Thankfully, one intrepid amateur scientist from Kazakhstan finally deciphered the enigma. The answer? Sort of. A Tesla Model S owner was driving along before encountering a flooded…

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