Even with “just” 460 hp on tap the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a beastly machine. Like a jet fighter at full afterburner this ultra-high-performance car can blast from zero to 60 miles an hour in just 3.8 seconds. Giving imported rivals a red, white and blue middle finger it stickers at 29 miles per gallon… Continue Reading...
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Lexus is planning an “F” version of its GS sedan that will be powered by an uprated version of the 5.0-liter V8 powering its new RC F performance coupe. Continue Reading...
If you’re shopping for a sports car under $30,000 – AutoGuide.com has you covered. Continue Reading...
Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget. When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Continue Reading...
Automotive legend Steve Saleen probably isn’t the first person you think of for high-performance electric cars, but that will be changing soon. Continue Reading...
Caterham announced today that is expanding the number of cars available to its customers in the U.S. by two. Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz is planning to make performance products with a tri-star badge available to a wider range of people. Continue Reading...
The 2015 Ford Mustang promises to be a better car in just about every measurable way compared to the outgoing model. It’s got extra power, a much more advanced chassis and loads of advanced technology. But how will it perform? Let’s explore this car’s weight-to-power ratio. Continue Reading...
Ford is hard at work putting the finishing touches on its hotly anticipated 2015 Mustang, which is expected to go on sale this fall. Regrettably we haven’t been offered any time in the driver’s seat but we did get the next best thing: a chance to ride shotgun for a few hot laps. Continue Reading...
One of the most anxiously anticipated vehicles of the past few years is Alfa Romeo’s sultry new 4C sports car. Since the first concept version bowed in 2011 this product has seemingly whipped all of automotive journalism into a froth that’s stiffer than the peaks of a baked meringue. This much-hyped and oft-delayed product is… Continue Reading...
Rolls-Royce is one of the most famous automakers in the world. This storied British brand is best known for building obscenely lavish cars, motoring vehicles that scream “expensive,” but in a well-mannered, genteel way. Models like the Ghost sedan and Phantom flagship practically define the luxury segment. They’re decked out with features and materials not… Continue Reading...
There’s a new special team at Jaguar Land Rover dedicated to building top-level luxury and performance vehicles. Continue Reading...
Welcome to the final installment of Trans Wars, a three-part miniseries exploring the automatic transmission. So far we’ve compared torque-converter and dual-clutch units, but these two gearboxes aren’t the only ones on the market today. Continue Reading...
Taunting us with all of its high-performance Bavarian goodness, our spy photographers have snapped some alluring shots of BMW’s upcoming 2016 M2. Continue Reading...
In yesterday’s installment of Trans Wars we explored the benefits and downsides of conventional automatic gearboxes, ones that feature fluid-filled torque converters. This type of transmission has been around for more than 50 years; it works well and has pretty much become the industry standard. Continue Reading...
Join us for a three-part miniseries exploring the ins and outs of automatic transmissions. For the first installment we celebrate heritage by tipping our hats to a great motoring tradition that’s as American as baseball, apple pie and Oldsmobile. This is Trans Wars! Continue Reading...
There’s more pricing news to share about the highly anticipated 2015 Ford Mustang. An EcoBoosted version of the popular ponycar will kick off at less than 26 grand; the V8-powered GT version starts at less than 33 large. Continue Reading...
Cadillac is hard at work on the next-generation CTS-V high-performance model as these spy photos reveal. Continue Reading...
The BMW i8 uses a turbocharged three-cylinder engine and an electric motor to deliver a combined 357 hp, but you’ll be darn lucky to see one driving around the U.S. this year. Continue Reading...
Diesel engines can power for more than just tractor trailers or farm implements; they even have a place in performance vehicles. This may be an unlikely sounding combination but British sports-car brand Trident may be on to something. Continue Reading...
Mercedes is planning a more performance oriented version of its C-Class sedan that will slot between the C400 and C63 AMG. Continue Reading...
Despite its dainty proportions the Mazda Miata is always a big deal, especially when there’s a new one on the way. To help celebrate this iconic roadster’s 25th anniversary the company brought in a throng of historic models and put ‘em on display here at the New York Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Can’t get enough low-slung German sexiness? AutoGuide.com’s spy photographers just snapped even more pictures of the next generation Audi R8 undergoing testing. Continue Reading...
In the latest of an ongoing series of technical briefings Ford showcased some of the advanced technology going in the brand-new 2015 Mustang. Some high-end driver-assistance features will be made available for the first time in addition to a host of new standard equipment. Continue Reading...