Sports Cars

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

2014 Jaguar F-Type first drive
2014 Jaguar F-Type First Drive: Video

After nearly 40 years of building sedans and grand tourers, Jaguar is finally back in the sports car business with the 2014 F-Type. So what's it like? That's exactly the question our sister site, Motor Authority, set out to answer last week in the hills surrounding Pamplona, Spain. Can the F-Type...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2014 Chevrolet Corvette: The Stingray Is Back

Among iconic automotive names, few conjure up the visceral reaction of the Corvette Stingray. Originally applied to the short-lived C2 Corvette (built for the 1963-1967 model years), the Stingray name came to be associated with advances in both styling and performance. It’s fitting, then...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
Best Car To Buy: The Truck And Sports Coupe Nominees

No matter what kind of vehicle you seek, 2013 is proving to be quite the model year for all-new and substantially improved models—which means the competition for The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buyaward is tougher than ever. While a number of this year’s big introductions are...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S Signature
Dealers Fight Tesla, New Corvette V-8, Acura NSX Hybrid: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, car dealers are taking on Tesla for selling its cars direct to consumers, and Chevrolet unveiled the new V-8 engine that will power the 2014 Corvette. Acura's NSX Hybrid is expected to debut in production form at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, and Audi appears to have shelved...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Corvette crossed flags emblem
2014 Corvette Engine, October Car Sales, Six-Month Passat Test: Car News Headlines

Today we get our first look at the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette's new LT1 engine, which improves power output and efficiency while being lighter than the competition. October car sales slowed a bit, but small cars are still going strong, and we take a look at what's new for the 2013 Volkswagen Passat as...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ and 2013 Scion FR-S
2013 Subaru BRZ Or 2013 Scion FR-S: What’s The Difference?

For enthusiasts looking for a fun-to-drive, capable, and track-worthy sports car, there are a couple of new, very exciting possibilities on the market this year. And whether you’ve just seen your first 2013 Subaru BRZ or 2013 Scion FR-S on the street and merely want to know more, or you...Read More»

2013 Dodge SRT Viper
SRT Viper Priced, City Workers Dodge Tickets, Chevy Volt Math: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you pricing information for the new SRT Viper models, tell you which city’s employees seem immune from red-light camera tickets and let Bob Lutz explain why the math is all wrong regarding losses on each Chevy Volt sold. It’s Tuesday, so that means...Read More»

2013 Scion FR-S - Photo by Celerity Photography
IIHS Top Safety Picks, Tesla Model S, Range Rover Details: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you news of two IIHS Top Safety Pick-designated sports cars, tell you about a new vehicle for Pope Benedict in the Vatican’s fleet and give you all you need to know about the upcoming 2013 Range Rover. As we head into the weekend, here’s the Friday...Read More»

2013 Scion FR-S
2013 Scion FR-S Video Road Test

Toyota wants to bring back some excitement in the form of the Scion FR-S. Is it everything we've hoped for, or was all the hype for nothing? We take a drive and find out if the FR-S is the real deal in our latest video road test. We'll forgive you if you confuse the FR-S it for its twin, the Subaru...Read More»

2012 Scion iQ, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2012
Best And Worst States To Drive, 2012 Scion iQ, Recalls: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection we dug deep into the data and found the best--and worst--states to drive in, and built an infographic to illustrate it. Green Car Reports tests the 2013 Scion iQ and finds it lacks a certain something despite rating 37 mpg in a cute, compact body. Jeep and Chevy are...Read More»

2011 Lexus HS 250h
Green Car Death List, 4 Million Mustang Fans, Mazda And Alfa Romeo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we say good-bye to a list of 2012 green cars and Ford's Mustang Facebook fan page clocks 4 million fans. The Mercedes-Benz A Class might get an electric powertrain, and the next-generation Mazda MX-5 will spawn a new Alfa Romeo Spider. Catch all of this and more in the...Read More»

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