40 MPG Dart, Detroit Looms, Skip Barber Racing School: Today's Car News

Follow Nelson

Land Rover Defender Concept 100 in Firenze Red

Land Rover Defender Concept 100 in Firenze Red

Enlarge Photo
Today we all continue our preparations for the Detroit Auto Show, with perhaps the most impressive detail yet revealed being the 2013 Dodge Dart's claim of 40 mpg combined. That's a significant number for a non-hybrid, and not just for the Fiat-Chrysler merger.

In non-show news, we just got back from a three-day stint at the Skip Barber Racing school, driving the MX-5 Cup cars. Want to know what a serious school is like, and if it's for you? Read our review.

2013 Dodge Dart hits 40 mpg combined

2012 Detroit Auto Show coverage preview

Skip Barber 3-day Mazdaspeed racing school review

Via Motors to use A123 lithium-ion cells in electric pickups

Land Rover Defender Concepts now come in Firenze red

Porsche Cayenne Diesel confirmed for 2012 launch in U.S.

The Chrysler E-Class is this week's Guilty Pleasure

Renewable fuels fall short of non-corn ethanol goal

MIT study says fatter cars are cost us gas mileage

Ford's F-Series trucks are going on 30 years as the best-selling vehicles in the U.S.
Follow Us

Commenting is closed for this article

Take Us With You!


Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you

Research New Cars


© 2015 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy