Sports Cars

2016 Subaru BRZ Sports Car Gets Lower Price, More Equipment
2016 Subaru BRZ Sports Car Gets Lower Price, More Equipment

Sometimes prices really do go down—even on sports cars. Subaru has cut prices by $300 across its BRZ model line for 2016. And versus the 2015 BRZ, Subaru has also added standard equipment. The base-model 2016 Subaru BRZ Premium is now priced at $26,190, including the typical $795 destination...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2015 Chevy Corvette Z06: GM's Most Powerful Car Ever At 650 HP

When Chevrolet took the wraps off the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 earlier in the year, it promised power output of at least 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet of torque. Mission accomplished. The final production figures for the Z06’s supercharged LT4 V-8 are in, and the car will lay down...Read More»

2009 Ford F-150
Survey: Women Prefer Men In Black Ford Pickups, Men Prefer Women In Red BMW Sports Cars

There are a lot of things to consider when buying a new car: What kind of fuel economy does it earn? What safety features does it offer? Will I need to call tech support just to set up the radio? One thing we've never heard folks ask, though, is whether their new ride will be attractive to...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»

2013 Porsche Boxster live photos, 2012 Geneva Motor Show
2013 Porsche Boxster: A Geneva Show Best-Of

The 911 is brand-new, and the Cayenne and Panamera still reek of bubble wrap. So what's Porsche to do next? A new Boxster, set for a launch this summer in the U.S., and launched and priced in time for the 2012 Geneva motor show. Porsche promises a slew of smaller things for its smallest...Read More»

2012 Acura NSX Concept
Acura NSX Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The Acura NSX will punch its way back into the sportscar arena within the next three years, with a new car patterned closely on this concept, unveiled at the 2012 Detroit auto show. Going on seven years on hiatus, and with one mostly abandoned revival behind it, the NSX is one of the cars that gave...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Tell Us Your Favorite High-Horsepower, Low-Dollar Car #YouTellUs

With all the buzz surrounding the BMW i announcement today, we must not forget about the big old rumbling V-8. In an age where a Corvette with over 400 horsepower can easily average 25 mpg on the highway, the V-8 is alive and well. From the reborn pony car wars to the Koreans bringing a 5.0-liter...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
What Is Your Favorite High-Horsepower, Low-Dollar Car? #YouTellUs

While we know the world is blowing up with BMW i news, we didn't want people to forget about good old V-8s. From the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro to the Dodge Challenger and Chevrolet Corvette, there is no shortage of options when shopping for a high-horsepower, low-dollar car. The horsepower...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911
2012 Porsche 911, Fiat, 2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Infiniti JX: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz will build the M-Class Coupe in Alabama. [TheCarConnection] The 2012 Porsche 911 has been caught on video with barely any disguise. [MotorAuthority] Infiniti has released another teaser image of the upcoming 2013 JX Concept. [FamilyCarGuide] Will the 2012 Honda CR-V be best-in-class?...Read More»

Robert Himler's Underground Racing Gallardo shoots flames
Ford Recalls, Ferrari IPO, 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Car News Headlines

Ford is recalling the Ranger, Excursion, E-Series, and F-Series for a lighting issue. [TheCarConnection] Our sister site MotorAuthority has launched a redesign with new features and a slicker interface. [MotorAuthority] What do you want to know about the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid?...Read More»

BMW prototype based on Vision EfficientDynamics concept
Mission Impossible 4, GM, Rolls-Royce, Gordon Murray: Todays' Car News

The first trailer for Mission Impossible 4 has hit the interwebz. It shows off the upcoming BMW i8 and new 6-Series Convertible. [MotorAuthority] California will no longer let hybrids drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes with only a single occupant. [GreenCarReports] Rolls-Royce is taking the...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS
Science Proves It: A Hot Car Can Get Men Dates

Men: if you’re looking for a casual one-night-stand, be prepared to drive a Porsche and spend some serious cash. You’ll have a better chance of being attractive to the opposite sex if you drive an expensive car, wear nice clothes and spend money like a drunken sailor on shore leave...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»

2003 Pagani Zonda
TheCarConnection.com's Top 10 Cars with Angry Faces

This might come as a shock if you've spent the last 10 years behind the wheel of a cutesy Mazda Miata or a snuggly Volkswagen New Beetle and thought all cars were like rolling versions of Hello Kitty characters--warm, fuzzy, and somewhat squishable. Now, the wonders of science have studied how cars...Read More»

2011 Subaru WRX STI
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI: Driven

A week of inclement weather wasn't looking like such a great time to get a follow-up drive with the most potent of the pint-sized rally racers, the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI. But over seven showery days—yes, only in the Pacific Northwest—including a couple of torrential downpours...Read More»

Paris
Today at High Gear Media: Paris Show, Ford F-150 and Texting

Today's the day: we're prepped, penned and all charged up for the rollercoaster that is the 2010 Paris Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Some of the embargoes seem to have leaked already, anyway. [AllExoticCars] A big part of the Paris show will include electric and green car reveals from some surprising...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
Video: 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Builds Brand, Waltzes Over Wagner

I'm not a huge fan of classical music, but believe it or not, this slave to punk rock music has seen and sat through a few operas -- and liked them. I even saw a Wagnerian opera that didn't make me fall asleep. You know why? It was big, loud, over the top and an aural delight. It had the automotive...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang
2011 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2011 Ford Mustang: CR Picks A Favorite

The Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang are among the most universally recognizable car designs in the U.S. car market. Whether you're just old enough to vote, or old enough to collect social security, you're likely able to spot these two sporty coupes on the street. And even if you happen to be of...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»

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