Sports Cars

2022 Subaru BRZ sports coupe costs less than predecessor at $28,955
2022 Subaru BRZ sports coupe costs less than predecessor at $28,955

The redesigned 2022 Subaru BRZ sports coupe costs $28,955, including destination, Subaru announced Thursday. The 2020 model, which was the last model year for the first-generation BRZ, started at $29,745. The cheaper price includes a larger engine, more body stiffness, and a technology overhaul in...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Veloster N
First drive: 2021 Hyundai Veloster N rekindles the love, even with an automatic

It has been said that love endures all things, even the switch from a manual transmission to an automatic. In the 2021 Hyundai Veloster N, the new 8-speed dual-clutch transmission enhances the driving experience, and bolsters the love. The last time I drove the quirky hatchback with one rear door...Read More»

2022 Toyota 86
2022 Toyota 86 follows path of Subaru BRZ with more power, new features

The 2022 Toyota 86 sports coupe lives on another generation, Toyota announced on Monday. The affordable, rear-wheel-drive sports car follows in the same steps as the 2022 Subaru BRZ announced late last year with a larger engine, better tech, and modest exterior updates. Launched for 2013, the...Read More»

2022 Porsche 911 GT3
2022 Porsche 911 costs $2,000 more, starts at $102,550

One icon, 15 variants, and a price that no longer hovers below six figures. The 2022 Porsche 911 comes with an upgraded infotainment system and a $2,000 price increase over the 2021 model to start at $101,200, excluding mandatory destination charges of $1,350. That six-figure starting price is a...Read More»

2021 Porsche 718 GTS 4.0
The Car Connection's Best-Performing Cars Of 2021

People buy cars for different reasons. For many of us, they provide simple point A to point B transportation. Some of us, though, appreciate how much fun they can be. At The Car Connection, we reflect fun in the performance category of our rating system. Some hard numbers play into our performance...Read More»

2020 Honda Civic Si media drive, Circuit of the Americas, November, 2019
End of the road: These discontinued cars won't be back for 2021

Murder hornets. Coronavirus. Democracy. The year 2020 has been unkind for many reasons and to many things, including these cars that won’t be coming back for the 2021 model year. Fiat is down to one vehicle left, and there’s only one crossover SUV not carrying on, and it’s an old...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Corvette coupe and convertible (Silver Flare Metallic paint, right)
2021 Corvette stays under $60,000 and earns its racing stripes

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has the same starting price of $59,995 as when the redesigned C8 mid-engine Vette launched for 2020. The 2021 Corvette convertible also stays the same at $67,495, including destination, the automaker announced Wednesday. For the same price as 2020, the 2021...Read More»

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye
5 American cars that are better than fireworks

Organized fireworks during this year's July 4th festivities will be as hard to find as a manual transmission. But the domestic auto industry has plenty of fireworks of its own. America suffers no shortage of pomp and whomp, and American muscle has reached steroidal strength with these...Read More»

2021 Porsche 718 GTS 4.0
2021 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS 4.0 may be perfect, but they're not cheap

It's hard to put a price on near bliss but Porsche has a ballpark figure at least. This week, the automaker announced that its 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman and 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster convertible will cost $61,250 and $63,350 respectively, before options but after mandatory destination charges. That's...Read More»

2020 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport
Review update: 2020 Genesis G70 makes case for sport sedan glory

Not much has changed for the second year of the Genesis G70 sport sedan, except for the reminder that it is worthy of consideration alongside the BMW 3-Series, long the benchmark for your sport sedan dollars. That narrow segment is crucial in converting car enthusiasts into brand enthusiasts. While...Read More»

2020 Porsche 911 - Best Car To Buy 2020
The Car Connection's Best-Performing Cars Of 2020

What’s life without passion? We don’t want to know. For people like us, cars excite those passions. The thrill of acceleration, the exhilaration of a track drive, and the need for speed all set the heart aflutter. At The Car Connection, we ignite those passions in hundreds of cars every...Read More»

2020 Toyota Supra
Duffer: Toyota Supra wears BMW’s interior better than Z4

Even though the 2020 Toyota Supra sports coupe and the 2020 BMW Z4 roadster look completely different, they are pretty much the same under the sheet metal. The two-seaters both share a BMW chassis, transmission, and inline-6 engine, and there’s so much BMW in the Toyota that the name Supra is...Read More»

2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition
Review update: 2020 Nissan 370Z celebrates 50 with the same old Z-car feel

Fifty years is a long time. The 50th anniversary edition of the Nissan 370Z has me in an old-fashioned state of mind. Something about a storage pocket instead of a touchscreen, a 6-speed manual instead of some dual-clutch wizardry, and an instrument cluster that raises and lowers with the steering...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2020 Chevrolet Corvette costs $59,995 to start, including fees

Chevrolet on Thursday confirmed a surprise. Although the automaker announced last month that the mid-engine 2020 Chevy Corvette would cost less than $60,000, many expected that price would exclude the mandatory destination charge that would add another $1,000 or so. Not so. When it goes on sale...Read More»

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Highest MPG Of Any Sports Car

Looking for the best compromise between driving fun and fuel efficiency? The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata could very well be the new winner. CHECK OUT: The Lowest-Rated Cars Of 2015 Mazda has released full details for the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata lineup; and while pricing and features have been...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
50 Years Of The Ford Mustang: Video

The Ford Mustang has been on the market for a half-century. That's a long time from anyone's perspective, but it's truly remarkable for a car. The newest Mustang promises to usher in the best era of the Mustang yet, though it will take a thorough road test to see if it lives up to its promise...Read More»

2014 Subaru BRZ
2014 Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S: Good, Safe Fun With Five-Star Safety

The 2014 Scion FR-S and 2014 Subaru BRZ already stand right near the top of our recommendations for those wanting a simple, light, and nimble sports car—with a more visceral driving experience than more higher-horsepower sports cars of today. Simple and lightweight don't always add up to the...Read More»

James Dean
The Sports Car Is Dead. Does Anyone Care?

Porsche will unveil a new model this month -- one that would've been almost unthinkable a decade ago. It's a compact crossover called the Macan, and when it arrives in showrooms in early 2015, it's expected to cost around $40,000. If the Wall Street Journal and others are correct, the relatively...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: $51,995 And Up

Owning a high-performance sports car can be a true joy, even if you're not the type to take it to a race track. With the debut of the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, priced from $51,995, it doesn't even have to break the bank. The new base price is an increase of about $2,000 over the...Read More»

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