Coupes

2013 Nissan Altima Coupe: It's Back, But For How Long?
2013 Nissan Altima Coupe: It's Back, But For How Long?

The 2013 Nissan Altima sedan is new and improved, on many fronts. But what about the two-door Altima Coupe? Nissan says the other Altima isn't getting the same redo--it will carry over for the 2013 model year, and only as a single model. The two-door will be offered only as a 2.5 S four-cylinder...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT And Coupe: First Drive

Hyundai's Elantra has been a huge success, missing just a model or two to complete the usual compact-car trifecta. A hot seller and an award winner--the North American Car of the Year for 2012--the latest Elantra seems to have caught the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla completely off guard...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept
2013 Honda Accord Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The Honda Accord is a perennial at the top of the sales charts, but now at the end of its current generation, it's flagging. In 2011, the Accord fell to fourth in the family-car segment, behind the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and the Ford Fusion. A new generation's what's called for, and Honda...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: M-Class, MINI, Mitsu i, Versa, iQ

We're rolling through the nominees for TheCarConnection's Best Car To Buy 2012 award, and nearing the end of the list, we're still finding new themes among the group of 25 new cars, crossovers and SUVs that made the field this year. The mass market's well represented on this year's list, and gas...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster: First Drive

Hyundai chose to give us the first drive of its all-new 2012 Veloster in Portland, Oregon, a city that's seemingly flooded with the young, educated, creative types that many other cities are trying so hard to attract. It's absolutely brimming with (often underemployed) 20- and 30-something...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class
A-, B-, C-Class: Mercedes Bets Big On Small Cars In America

Is America ready, really ready this time, for a small Mercedes-Benz? Or, many of them? From the old 190E to today's C-Class, Mercedes' luck with its smallest cars has been mixed. The C-Class is a core product in the lineup, and has been a mainstay for more than a decade, but the C-Class hatchback...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo – Copyright High Gear Media
2012 Volkswagen Beetle First Drive

When you think of Volkswagen and the people behind the brand, the image of engineers wearing black turtlenecks and speaking with thick German accents springs to mind. Their design haus would be a sterile white lab filled with clipboards and fluorescent lighting that churns out concepts created with...Read More»

2012 Scion tC RS 7.0
2012 Scion tC and xB Models Priced

If you’re in the market for a new Scion tC or xB, we’ve got good news and bad news. Since we’re glass-is-half-empty people, we’ll give you the bad news first: you’ll pay more for a new Scion than you did in 2011. Now the good news: you’ll get more content, and...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
GM Set To Announce Revamped Chevy Corvette Plant

GM is set to announce tomorrow morning that it will spend about $100 million to refurbish the Bowling Green, Kentucky, plant that houses assembly of the Chevy Corvette. The Bowling Green plant opened in 1981, and has the capacity to build more than 30,000 cars a year. Through March 2011, it's built...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle
2012 VW Beetle Roundup: All Your Bugs Are Belong To Us

The icon is re-reborn, and this time, it looks more the part: the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is here, fresh from its unveiling ahead of the 2011 New York Auto Show. VW calls it the sportiest, most efficient Beetle yet, with a pair of engine options pulling the weight for those appellations. The first...Read More»

2011 Kia Forte 5-Door
2011 Kia Forte: Five Doors, Six Gears, 37 MPG

Kia made one very large leap near the front of the crowded small-car class with its Forte family—introduced last year first as a sedan, then as an especially stylish Forte Koup two-door. Now, for 2011, the Forte is back with a couple of very significant changes. The first is a third, all-new...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
Best Family Luxury Coupes: Cadillac CTS Coupe

For many families searching for a luxury ride, often a coupe works better than a sedan. It may be a matter of style, or it may be preference. Whatever the reason, if you’re in the market for the best family luxury coupes, check out Family Car Guide’s weeklong series. Today we look at...Read More»

2011 BMW 3-Series M-Sport Package
Best Family Luxury Coupes: BMW 3-Series

Today’s segment on our week-long look at best family luxury coupes focuses on the 2011 BMW 3-Series. The 2011 BMW 3-Series is a sporty midsize luxury rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive car that’s beloved by those who want excellent driving dynamics, exuberant performance, and loads of...Read More»

2010 Audi A5 2-door Coupe 2.0L Auto Premium Angular Front Exterior View
Best Family Luxury Coupes: 2011 Audi A5

Consumers who want a luxury car that combines the sleek look of a coupe with the passenger-carrying capability of a sedan have some excellent choices available in the 2011 models we’ll be covering in this week-long series of best family luxury coupes. Starting off, we’ll look at the...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
2011 Honda CR-Z: Three Test Drives, Three Editors' Opinions, Five Questions

It's not all that often that three different High Gear Media editors test-drive the same model within a few weeks of each other, but that's what happened with the 2011 Honda CR-Z two-seat hybrid sports coupe. First, editorial director Marty Padgett got our first drive in June and wrote it up for...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
Driven: 2011 Honda CR-Z

Take a look at the rumblings from critics and pundits, and it's apparent that Honda has been burned a bit by expectations with its new CR-Z coupe. Old-school CRX fans don't think the CR-Z is sporty enough and say it's missing the old CRX's light, nimble, autocross-ready feel, while green geeks...Read More»

Bo Derek
By the Numbers: TCC's 6 Perfect 10s for Styling

What's it take to get a perfect 10? Back before she became a thinky conservative, Bo Derek laid it out the rules for us all. Actually it's just one rule: you don't have to be particularly talented or smart, just quintessentially, no-excuses gorgeous. Get it right, and you can even put noisemakers...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Polo
Video: Volkswagen Brings The Polo GTI To Facebook

  Volkswagen has been pushing the online angle pretty hard in its launch of the 2011 Polo. Among the automaker's standout efforts have been a joint ad campaign and website, and an intriguing "Marco Polo" Facebook page. Now, VW has returned to Facebook to hype the sporty Polo GTI, and we're happy...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Backwards Day: Ford Uses Social Media To Get Viewers Excited About Trad Media

This is all we got: "Be one of the first to view the new 2011 Mustang commercials showing on American Idol tonight! http://bit.ly/bBlmvO" It came from the Ford Mustang Twitter account. And since that account, like most other commercial news streams, is all about hyping company products, we didn't...Read More»

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