Chevrolet Colorado Will Offer Similar Functionality To Full-Size Truck: 2011 LA Auto Show

Chevrolet Colorado Will Offer Similar Functionality To Full-Size Truck: 2011 LA Auto Show
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Chevrolet‘s new mid-size Colorado pickup will offer most of the functionality of a full-size light-duty pickup without the operating costs, according to Mark Reuss, head of General Motors North America. “You may have 85, 90 percent of what a big pickup will do,” Reuss told Automotive News at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The previous Colorado… Continue Reading...

2013 Chevrolet Spark Makes North American Debut: 2011 LA Auto Show

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2013 Chevrolet Spark Makes North American Debut: 2011 LA Auto Show
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Americans have been historically unreceptive to small cars, and the 2013 Chevrolet Spark represents uncharted territory for the brand, which will introduce their first B-segment car since the Chevrolet Metro, long the butt of jokes for American society. Unveiled at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Spark measures two feet shorter than the already… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Flex Gets Visual Tweaks, More Power: 2011 LA Auto Show

2013 Ford Flex Gets Visual Tweaks, More Power: 2011 LA Auto Show
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The Ford Flex never really caught on in the marketplace, but the car has a cult following among a certain subset, who enjoy its quirky looks and seven-passenger layout. Ford unveiled a revised version Thursday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. For 2013, the Flex will get a few changes to help make it more… Continue Reading...

2013 Honda Fit EV Gets 123 Mile Range: 2011 LA Auto Show

2013 Honda Fit EV Gets 123 Mile Range: 2011 LA Auto Show
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The Honda Fit EV just made its World Debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show and we want to take this opportunity to tell Nissan that it needs to watch its mirrors. Promising a range close to the Leaf Leaf (123 miles vs 138 for the Leaf), and a price of just $36,625, the new… Continue Reading...

2012 Porsche 911 Makes North American Debut: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

2012 Porsche 911 Makes North American Debut: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
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The long awaited 991-chassis Porsche 911 made its North American debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, packing more power, less weight and a longer wheelbase. The base Carrera comes with a 3.4-liter flat-6 engine with 350-hp, good for 4.4 second 0-60 mph time (4.2 seconds with the Sport Chrono Package). Carrera S models… Continue Reading...

2013 Mazda CX-5 Debuts: 2011 LA Auto Show

2013 Mazda CX-5 Debuts: 2011 LA Auto Show
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Mazda unveiled their latest entry into the compact crossover market at the Los Angeles Auto Show Wednesday, with the 2013 CX-5.  The CX-5 will be the first vehicle to use a full suite of Mazda’s SKYACTIV technologies, designed to reduce weight and increase fuel economy without compromising the sporty character of Mazda’s offerings. A 2.0L… Continue Reading...

Subaru BRZ Concept-STI Details Revealed: 2011 LA Auto Show

Subaru BRZ Concept-STI Details Revealed: 2011 LA Auto Show
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Subaru revealed some new details about their BRZ Concept-STI today, chief among them the addition of a carbon fiber roof to lower weight and the vehicle’s center of gravity. Along with the roof, the sports car, clad in Subaru’s iconic WR Blue Pearl paint, gets a unique front spoiler and rear wing, a rear diffuser… Continue Reading...