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Detroit Muscles Up Again
Detroit Muscles Up Again

by Rex Roy To our great delight, Detroit is back in the muscle car business. General Motors is readying their Camaro. Across town, Chrysler is busy prepping the Challenger. Unlike its rivals, Ford never stopped producing the Mustang, although some would argue the Mustang II wasn't a real muscle car...Read More»

2008 Dodge Avenger
Dodge Nails Production Avenger

Chrysler’s brawny Dodge division is aiming to avenge last year’s loss in NASCAR, and it’s got both a big name driver and a brand new car to challenge the oval circuit. Long-time F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya headlined the automaker’s news conference Tuesday, though he had plenty of...Read More»

2007 Ford Interceptor concept
2007 Ford Interceptor Concept

SLIDESHOW: ‘Tis the season to be spreading cheer…and rumors. With the holidays largely behind us and the 2007 Detroit auto show, fast approaching, the automotive gossip mill starts churning out word of what just might make it to the floor of Cobo Hall. TheCarConnection.com has confirmed that...Read More»

2007 Ford Airstream Concept
2007 Ford Airstream Concept

Fuel cells and electric-vehicle batteries are bound to change the interior of future vehicles, according to Freeman Thomas, Ford Motor Co.'s advanced design guru. That change led to the development of the Ford Airstream concept vehicle that bows at the 2007 North American International Auto...Read More»

2008 Ford Five Hundred
Ford Bows with Focus, Interceptor, MKR

While acknowledging the serious problems facing his company, Ford Motor Co. Chairman Bill Ford insisted that with the right people and the right products, the troubled automaker will prove surprisingly resilient. During an opening-day preview, at the Detroit Auto Show, of its latest cars, trucks...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible
The Week in Reverse: December 22, 2006

The year 2007 will be a year of change. Toyota may become the world’s biggest automaker, Ford may sink to number three in U.S. sales, and we’re finally going to do something with that screenplay we started in ’96. Should be fresh, right? We can pretty much predict what the Camaro Convertible...Read More»

2008 Honda FCX
L.A. Auto Show Goes Green

With his keynote speech at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show, Wednesday morning, General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner is expected to strike a decidedly “green” theme. It’s likely to be a note echoed by many of GM’s competitors in the days to come. Sources tell TheCarConnection.com that the giant...Read More»

2006 Hyundai HCD10 Hellion concept
2006 Hyundai HCD10 Hellion Concept

Mother always called us the same name. But somehow the Hellion tag sounds better on Hyundai’s latest HCD concept car, which sees its debut at the 2006Los Angeles auto show. The Hellion, Hyundai says, is a compact three-door sport crossover “designed with attitude and independence creating its...Read More»

2006 Chevrolet Sequel
2006 Chevrolet Sequel

Chevrolet’s Sequel fuel-cell prototype makes another auto show appearance at the 2006 Los Angeles show. But this time around, unlike its 2005 Detroit auto show appearance, the Sequel’s been improved with better range and more technology, GM says, than any vehicle on earth. And this time, it’s...Read More»

2008 Honda FCX
Honda FCX Concept

SLIDESHOW: Fuel cells will power the cars of the future. We who follow the auto industry hear this quite often, and the vehicles admittedly sometimes seem like a distant pipe dream. But if Honda’s futuristic FCX Concept is any indication, the cars are a lot closer to reality than many might...Read More»

2009 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door SLT Wheel Cap
RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Nitro Panel Wagon Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Builders: DaimlerChrysler Vehicle Build Shops · 3.7L, 12-valve, SOHC V-6 · 210 horsepower and 235 lbs.-ft. of torque With hot rod flavor, this retro 2-door Dodge Nitro Panel Wagon also has modern...Read More»

Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show
2006 SEMA Show

The 2006 SEMA show is underway in Las Vegas - and along with 27 concept vehicles from General Motors, a new Shelby Mustang GT Convertible, and a Dodge Challenger fully tricked out all in attendance, TheCarConnection is bringing you the best from this year's aftermarket show. Get the official...Read More»

2006 Cadillac SRX 4-door V8 SUV Tail Light
RELEASE: 2006 Cadillac SRX Sport by Dana Buchman

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006) All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. For two decades, Dana Buchman has created clothes for the women who runAmerica ’s businesses, communities and families. Now, this vaunted New York fashion house has created the ultimate...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Impala 4-door Sedan SS *Ltd Avail* Temperature Controls
RELEASE: 2006 Chevrolet Dale Earnhardt Jr. “Big Red” Silverado

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. While he’s normally associated with the Chevy Monte Carlo SS racecar he drives on Sundays, Dale Earnhardt Jr. also is an enthusiastic truck aficionado – especially those trucks that perform best...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Suburban 2WD 4-door 1500 LT Wheel Cap
RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Suburban Major League Baseball

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Chevy Suburban has ably served as a capable family road trip vehicle for more than 70 years. The tradition of easily fitting the whole family and all their gear into one comfortable vehicle...Read More»

2008 Audi R8
2006 Paris Auto Show, Part I

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Audi Reveals Production R8 The long-awaited Audi R8 made a late-in-the-day appearance at the Paris Motor Show. The two-seat sports car picks up the performance mantel and heads off in a direction where the Audi TT could only dream of going. Of...Read More»

2007 MINI Cooper S
2006 Paris Auto Show, Part III

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) MINI Cooper S The new MINI is on the way! What, you hadn’t heard? Since you obviously missed our preview of the next Cooper and Cooper S, the folks at MINI were kind to reprise it during the press launch of the vehicle at the Paris show, complete...Read More»

2006 Ford Focus 4-door Sedan ZX4 S Open Doors
2006 British Motor Show

Press day at this year's British Motor Show was hotter than hell inLondon's Excel exhibition centre. Ford was playing it cool with a 6.5-ton ice sculpture of the new Focus Coupé-Cabriolet, hand-crafted in a freezer over two weeks by experts who could only do 40-minute shifts because of the cold...Read More»

AMR Performance Center
Driver's News: May 29, 2006

 Porsche Bringing Base Cayman This SummerPorsche's Cayman S will get a cheaper cousin in the summer, when the German automaker drops the Cayman on the general public. Powering the base Cayman is a 2.7-liter six-cylinder with 245 horsepower and 201 pound-feet of torque. Porsche promises 0 to 60...Read More»

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