Tag Archives: Sports Cars

2019 BMW Z4 spy shots and video

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota's plans to jointly develop a "mid-size sports car platform" to spawn replacements for their respective Z4 and Supra models. Today we have new spy shots plus video of a prototype for the BMW which was previously thought to be called a Z5. BMW has since confirmed the car will be...

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Nissan GT-R given $10,000 price cut

The Nissan GT-R has been made better over the years through its numerous updates, but the starting price has inflated along the way to the point the car is no longer the performance bargain it once was. When it arrived for 2009, the GT-R's starting price was right on $70,000. Last year, you needed at least $111,585 to drive away in a new one. Nissan...

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Gordon Murray working on F1-inspired sports car

Last month, Gordon Murray, the man behind the iconic McLaren F1, announced his latest project: his own car company. Now, we know the newly minted Gordon Murray Automotive will brand its cars with the IGM label, which stands for Murray's initials. (His full name is Ian Gordon Murray.) The new label is a return to the branding applied to Gordon Murray's...

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Chevy rolls out new magnetic ride control calibrations for C7 Corvette

Without any hardware changes, Chevrolet will make 2015-2016 C7 Corvette Z06s even faster around the track. The brand announced new magnetic ride control calibrations for all 2014-2016 C7 Corvette Stingray and Z06 variants, but the Z06 benefits most. The calibrations bring a new Track mode to Corvette Z06 models equipped with the FE6 and FE7 suspension...

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Aston Martin DB11 V8 first drive review: with a little help from friends

Aston Martins are known for two signature traits: drop-dead gorgeous looks and bad-ass soundtracks. But how do you maintain the band's identity when you have to play a cover tune? If he were still alive, I'd tell you to ask Joe Cocker. Sometimes you get by with a little help from your friends and make someone else's song your own. In the case of...

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No decision yet on Mitsubishi Evo

Mitsubishi set the enthusiast community on high alert when it announced the e-Evolution concept. The concept car debuted at the 2017 Tokyo motor show and portrayed the antithesis of what the "Evolution" nameplate has long been. Despite the preview, Mitsubishi now says it hasn't made a decision about a new Evo yet, and if it does decide to build one, it's...

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Chevrolet Corvette preview

Corvette fans have a lot to look forward to in the coming months and years, with our sleuth spy photographers in the recent past capturing both a Corvette ZR1 and a long-awaited mid-engine Corvette out testing. Chevrolet understandably is tight with details on the new cars as the current C7 Corvette has only been on the market for four years. And it's...

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Porsche 911 T returns 40 years after original model’s debut

Just when you think there can't possibly be any more 911 variants—we're already past the 20-car mark—Porsche springs on us the 2018 911 Carrera T. The car is a direct successor to the original 911 T introduced in 1968. The "T" stands for touring, and as such as the car is very much about driving pleasure, as opposed to...

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This wild off-road Mazda Miata isn’t afraid to get dirty

The Mazda Miata has traditionally been tasked with one duty: to provide a pure driving experience. However, someone decided to get a little dirty to create the cutest, angriest off-roader we've ever seen. This off-road Miata was spotted at a recent Cars and Coffee event in Minneapolis and subsequently posted to Reddit. It does away with the notion Miatas...

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Chevrolet will only build the 2018 Corvette for four months

The 2018 Chevrolet Corvette's model year will be one of the shortest in nameplate's history. After the Corvette's Bowling Green, Kentucky, assembly plant went offline in August 2017, production of the 2018 Corvette will restart next month. But the plant will stop building the 2018 model year not long after. That's because the assembly plant will begin...

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