2010 MazdaSpeed3: Piloti Spoken Here

Tango, Rumba, Mazda?   One look at the Mazda Speed3's alloy pedal covers and you'll want to learn its motoring mambo.  Lead with your left foot (tickling a snap-engage clutch), release brake, and apply right foot to the go control.  This summons the lively 263-hp, turbocharged, four-cylinder... read more

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2007 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-door Coupe S Steering Wheel

Losing Two Wheels for the Sake of Efficiency

"I SAW A GUY IN A SUIT ON A VESPA TODAY, AND I THOUGHT OF YOU" A passing comment by a friend at work seeded the notion that while I'd been talking the efficient car talk... read more December 31, 2009 by 

2009 Tesla Roadster

Five Reasons My Next Car Should Be a Tesla

There are two types of people in this world: those who drive for pleasure and those who drive because it's faster and easier than walking. For the latter crowd, the... read more December 31, 2009 by 

2006 Mazda Miata

Fun Is Not Measured in Horsepower

With a puff of smoke and a chirp from the rear wheels I was set in motion out of pit lane. I imagined that the classic smile was wiped from the face of my twenty-year-old... read more December 29, 2009 by 

Gear Shift

2009: The Year In Reverse

We're just a couple of days away from rear-ending 2010, so like all major media outlets, we thought we'd take a break from real reporting (don't worry: nothing's happening)... read more December 29, 2009 by 

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

The 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport: Impressions

One of the most exciting automobile's in recent memory has to be the Tesla Roadster. This all electric, zero-emissions automobile is in the process of setting the automobile... read more December 21, 2009 by 

2010 Chevrolet Camaro

Back To the Future in the 2010 Camaro 2LT

Remember that juvenile delinquent from high school? You know, the tough, good looking guy who attracted the girls and who always got in trouble for drag racing? He had a... read more December 14, 2009 by 

2010 Acura TSX 4-door Sedan V6 Auto Tech Pkg Temperature Controls

End of Week Report: 2010 Acura TSX V-6

Like the saddest line in a sappy love song and the sorrowful eyes of a baby English Bulldog puppy, today has been a serious downer. Today was the day I had to return my... read more December 14, 2009 by 

2010 Lotus Elise SC

Sneak Peek at the Future for Sports Cars

The wave of the future for sports cars is upon us in terms of fuel consumption and even automotive terminology.  As the summit in Copenhagen gathers thousands of delegates... read more December 12, 2009 by 

2010 acura tsx v6 009

Driving Impressions: Acura TSX V-6 (Day Two Completed)

Through all the hardships and frustration of daily life sometimes things come along in our lives that make everything feel okay. Sometimes it is a close friend, sometimes it... read more December 8, 2009 by 

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

The Los Angeles Auto Show: Mitzy and Muffy’s Personal Guided Tour of the Grand Event

"Oh Muffy, I just must get Charles to buy me that new Rolls Royce Ghost sedan. It would look so lovely parked next to our Phantom. Oh, look at me. I am creating a ghost theme... read more December 5, 2009 by 

2011 Toyota Sienna

Los Angeles Auto Show: Is the New Toyota Sienna Minivan Bigger Than a Breadbox?

There is one cool feature, and one cool feature only to be found in the completely redesigned loaf of Wonder Bread that is the 2011 Toyota Sienna Minivan. I only have this to... read more December 3, 2009 by 

2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Boxster Spyder Debuts From the LA Auto Show - Direct from the show.

I gotta confess that when I first saw the initial press release of the Porsche Boxster Spyder, I thought to myself: "Gimmick".  When you look at the stock photos it all... read more December 2, 2009 by 

2010 Acura ZDX Official Production Reveal

2010 Acura ZDX – the Four Door Crossover Sport Coupe

Fresh from the concept to your dealership on December 15th, the ZDX will price out at $45,495 and will likely find a following from the Honda faithful.   The sloped roof... read more November 22, 2009 by 

2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata

A Fast Look at High Performance Driving Schools

If you want to race cars, or just improve your driving skills a lot - there are some great options out there. We will look at two of the best known, and best established in... read more November 22, 2009 by 

2010 Mazda RX-8

Driving Secrets of the Pros

It is a well established fact that a great driver with a mediocre car can do magic. So before you worry too much about how fast your chosen chariot can accelerate or corner... read more November 17, 2009 by 


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