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The Sports Car Is Dead. Does Anyone Care?
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»

Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe
Mercedes Concept Style Coupe, Beetle TDI Drive, Audi Q5 Hybrid: Car News Headlines

We’ve just driven two of Volkswagen’s newest models, the stylish CC four-door coupe and the Beetle TDI. Also, the first images of Mercedes’ new Concept Style Coupe have hit the Web and it looks absolutely stunning. That’s good as the concept is a preview of the...Read More»

Lamborghini Aventador J
2012 Geneva Motor Show Highlights: Neutral Ground, Opulence And Excess

Of all the world's auto shows, the Geneva Motor Show has traditionally served as one of opulence and design. It's also increasingly been where some of the top sports cars, supercars, and prestige luxury cars take a bow. Just as the Swiss city serves as a middle ground in so many other ways, it...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Priced From $25,325

Just a handful of years ago, no one would have thought of Hyundai when shopping for a sporty coupe, but the Genesis Coupe has changed that. Offering a range of performance and equipment options from $24,250 to $34,250 (plus $875 destination fee), the Genesis Coupe's price rises about $2,000 for the...Read More»

2012 Toyota FT-Bh Concept teaser
Tesla Model X, Toyota FT-Bh Concept, Outlander Plug-In: Car News Headlines

Today's car news is filled with hybrid and electric goodness, starting with last night's preview unveiling of the 2014 Tesla Model X. The all-electric, high-performance, luxury crossover features many interesting design concepts, but the most prominent one is its "falcon wing" doors. Toyota is...Read More»

2013 Nissan 370Z
2013 Nissan 370Z Revealed: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show is less than a day away, and Nissan has revealed the mildly refreshed 2013 370Z. Up front, Nissan has added LED daytime running lights while finally ditching the controversial "fangs." In the rear a red reflector replaces the black cover between the tailpipes. Nissan also...Read More»

2012 MINI Cooper Converitble Highgate special edition
MINI Convertible Highgate Edition: 'Brit-Cool' For Sale

MINI is well-known for its highly customizable cars, with everything from exterior color, decals, and trim to interior materials, details, and style on the table. The latest special edition leverages this flexibility to deliver the MINI Convertible Highgate. The company calls it "open-top driving...Read More»

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