• Automotive News
    2016 Mazda CX-3 GT AWD Update 7: The Aging Effect

    I am doing the housekeeping of the Mazda CX-3 maintenance records; the small cross is almost exhausted with limited quality assurance. It is always an important moment, sometimes follow the panic as you realize sinking, the owner, will own (most). Mazda’s new car limited quality assurance covers the first three years or 36,000 kilometers, whichever […]

  • American Car
    Fun Cars Under $25K – High Performance, Low Price

    When it comes to getting cheap thrills in a car on a budget, time and time again we’ll tell you to buy used. A used performance car has already depreciated and, as such, you’ll get a lot for your money. We’re also willing to admit that sometimes that argument is horseshit. Buying used or vintage […]

  • Cars Brands
    Japan Won’t Make New (Good) Sports Cars. So Buy an Old One

    The Nissan 370Z gets closer still, but going on seven years it’s showing its age and borders on being too heavy. The Subaru WRX and Mitsbushi Evo don’t count because they’re sedans (the latter is on its way out, anyway) and the NSX and GT-R are more super than sport. Yes, Japan makes sports cars, […]

  • American Car
    Show You The Fastest-Selling Used Cars of 2016

    Better hope you have a hybrid or electric car. iSeeCars.com took at look at 2.2 million used cars  that were one to three years old sold between  January and May of 2016, and found that five out of the top ten were alternative fuel cars, whether that’s plug-in hybrids, electric cars, or hybrid models. Want to unload a […]

  • American Car
    The 8 Future Classics From the Early Aughts

    It’s not dissimilar from any other industry where collectables that cost next to nothing become absolutely priceless on the resale market. (I bet you wish your grandfather held on to that Action Comics No. 1 right about now.) There really is noPatek Philippe Golden Ellipse Replica scientific way to tell which items will garner fortunes […]

  • Cars Brands
    Mazda 787B’s victory actually at the 24 Hours of Le Mans turns 25

    Entered by Mazdaspeed, the normally aspirated, rotary-powered 787B completed 362 laps, besting a trio of Tom Walkinshaw Jaguars that finished in second through fourth places, sporting their famed Silk Cut livery. The second-place TWR team finished two laps behing the 787B, which featured the driving talents of a trio of experienced, but relatively young, Europeans: […]

  • Cars Brands
    LEGO Beetle, Ghost Parking Lot, AWD Escort, Mazda EX-005

    * Dan Roth recommended this one, a public art installation from the Seventies in Hamden, Connecticut, that features several cars partially buried and then covered in asphalt. Something something about commercialism. LEGO bricks are supposed to be square, right? And yet, somehow, the toymaker put together an 1,167-piece kit of one of the most-rounded vehicles […]

  • American Car
    Ford Fusion Earns Top Safety Pick+ Award In 2017

    The Institute credited “a modified front-end structure and a new optional automatic-braking system” for improvements in the Fusion’s performance. ARLINGTON, Virginia — The 2017 Ford Fusion midsize sedan earned the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. “The beefed-up front end improved the Fusion’s performance in the small overlap front test […]

  • Acura
    Study Finds, Toyota Prius Least Expensive Car To Maintain

    YourMechanic, a service that connects vehicle owners with certified mechanics who make house calls, used its own database of service records to analyze which cars break down the most and have the highest maintenance costs. MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — The Toyota Prius is the least expensive car model to maintain over a 10-year period and […]

  • American Car
    GMC Acadia Features Rear-Seat Alert In 2017

    The feature is a major leap forward, since a child dies from heatstroke about once every 10 days in the U.S. from being left alone in a hot vehicle, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. DETROIT — The 2017 GMC Acadia midsize SUV features an industry-first “Rear Seat Reminder” designed to prevent the […]