Tag Archives: Sports Cars

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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Jaguar design boss proposes new XK

Sports cars are great for making a statement but they don't often make good business sense. That's why you're seeing strange partnerships like the one between BMW and Toyota for the joint development of a new generation of their respective Supra and Z4 sports cars. Going it alone is just too risky, it seems. Given this premise, it's...

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Nissan GT-R Nismo spy shots

Nissan's ever-evolving GT-R looks set to receive more updates for the 2018 model year. A GT-R, specifically the GT-R Nismo model, was recently spotted running laps at the Nürburgring. On initial inspection it appears to be a bog-standard GT-R Nismo, but if you look a little closer you'll notice some discernible differences. On the front...

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New Porsche 718 Boxster GTS, Cayman GTS are here; are surprisingly reasonable

Follow us on this one Porsche fanatics. On Tuesday, Porsche announced the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS models complete with a handful of upgrades, including a slightly more powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged flat-4 that makes 365 horsepower. The Boxster GTS starts at $80,850, including destination, or $82,950 for the Cayman GTS...

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Volvo’s Polestar 1 is a carbon-fiber bodied 600-hp hybrid coupe

Volvo was among the first automakers to announce intentions to phase out the internal-combustion engine and move to an all-electric and electrified portfolio of cars. In the process, Volvo's former in-house tuning division, Polestar, parted ways to become a standalone brand within Volvo Cars Group. Its mission? Build electrified performance cars. Its first...

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