Tesla Roadster Batteries Stronger Than Expected: Study

Tesla Roadster Batteries Stronger Than Expected: Study
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Good news for Tesla continues to stack up, as a recent study shows that the Roadster’s battery life is stronger than originally expected, even by the automaker. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S Roadster

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S Roadster
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In the rarefied world of exotic automobiles there’s something for just about everyone, so long as their wallets are sufficiently engorged. For customers that wish to be smothered in comfort and morally objectionable amounts of luxury Rolls-Royce offers a host of suitable automobiles that will surely exceed their needs. If someone wishes to attract attention… Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadster Successor Not a Guarantee

Tesla Roadster Successor Not a Guarantee
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Despite earlier reports that Tesla would have a successor to its Roadster model set to debut sometime in 2015, the American electric automaker has confirmed that a decision on a new Roadster has not yet been made.  Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadster Trumps Supercars in Drag Race

Tesla Roadster Trumps Supercars in Drag Race
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Plenty of exotic supercars made their way to Russ Beach Smith Falls Airport to take part in the ‘Race the Runway 2012’ charity event that raises money for the Russ Beach Smith Falls-Montague Aviation Museum. At the event, millions of dollars worth of exotics took part in a 1/4-mile drag race on the paved runway,… Continue Reading...

Third Generation Tesla Plans Revealed in Slideshow

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Third Generation Tesla Plans Revealed in Slideshow
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With Tesla already moving forward with its second car, the Model S, and plans for its Model X crossover coming along smoothly, rumblings of the company’s third generation are breaking the surface through a slideshow.  Continue Reading...

What is MPGe: Electric Car Fuel Economy Ratings Explained

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What is MPGe: Electric Car Fuel Economy Ratings Explained
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Ford recently announced the EPA fuel efficiency rating for its electric Focus model. Since it doesn’t burn any gasoline, the number isn’t in miles per gallon (MPG), but was given as miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or MPGe. A new term to the automotive lexicon, it’s worth exploring exactly what MPGe means and how an… Continue Reading...

MINI Roadster Handing Out Peep Shows On Hollywood Blvd.

MINI Roadster Handing Out Peep Shows On Hollywood Blvd.
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To get people excited about the new, topless Roadster, MINI has opened up a live peep show on Hollywood Blvd, just a block away from the Kodak and Chinese Theatres. A tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign for 25 days, curious passersby will get to feast their eyes on some MINI action after pressing a button on the… Continue Reading...

Fisker Karma Resistant, Not Immune to Bricking

Fisker Karma Resistant, Not Immune to Bricking
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Following the Tesla ‘bricking’ story from last week, we reached out to Fisker to see if its cars are prone to becoming a useless block on four wheels.  Roger Ormisher, director of Fisker global communications, told us that “the Karma’s battery only depletes to about 15% state of charge” Similar to the Chevrolet Volt, the… Continue Reading...

Tesla Says Newer Models Less Prone to “Bricking”

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Tesla Says Newer Models Less Prone to “Bricking”
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Tesla has been weathering a storm of questions regarding its Tesla Roadsters ‘bricking’. Earlier today, the company posted an entry in its blog explaining the situation, and claiming that newer models can last significantly longer without being plugged in. The blog post titled “Plug It In” reminds Tesla Roadster owners to plug in their vehicles… Continue Reading...

2013 Porsche Boxster S to Get 360-HP Turbo 4-Cylinder

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2013 Porsche Boxster S to Get 360-HP Turbo 4-Cylinder
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The 2013 Porsche Boxster S is going to look more aggressive with fresh lines a new interior and bigger air scoops, but the real change is going to be how it feels on the road. New looks are cool, but just wait until you see what the folks over in Stuttgart cooked up this time… Continue Reading...

Brabus Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster Packs 700-HP, Heading To Essen Motor Show

Brabus Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster Packs 700-HP, Heading To Essen Motor Show
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Brabus has announced a Roadster variant of their custom Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and it looks to be based on the tuning package for the 700 Biturbo SLS AMG Coupe. Its official debut will be at the upcoming Essen Motor Show on November 26th, 2011. No official specifications were announced, but based on the Biturbo 700,… Continue Reading...

Information Released On Upcoming Mercedes-Benz SL

Information Released On Upcoming Mercedes-Benz SL
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Details on the next generation Mercedes-Benz SL have been announced, and the biggest Mercedes droptop is going on a serious diet. Since the outgoing model weighs 4,233 lbs., Mercedes-Benz is looking to have the SL return to its Sport Leicht roots, German for Sport Light. The next SL will undergo a redesign involving extensive use… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Miray Concept is Like a Korean Batmobile: Frankfurt Auto Show 2011

Chevrolet Miray Concept is Like a Korean Batmobile: Frankfurt Auto Show 2011
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When I first laid eyes on the Chevrolet Miray concept, I thought: this is what the Batmobile would look like if it was small, silver, and Korean. A product of GM Korea, the Miray (Korean for “future” first debuted at the Seoul Motor Show earlier this year but made its European debut at the Frankfurt… Continue Reading...

Lexus LF-A Roadster Rumored To Debut In 2014?

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Lexus LF-A Roadster Rumored To Debut In 2014?
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Rumors are brewing that the Lexus LF-A Roadster Concept we saw debut back in 2008 may head to production, debuting in 2014. Reports are coming in that once the first batch of 500 LFAs are completed, there will be a one-year break before the LFA Roadster becomes available, possibly in mid-2014. It would appear that… Continue Reading...