Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Mazda launches Miata NA restoration program, but only for Japan

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 30 years since the first Mazda roadster, which would be dubbed the NA generation, debuted. A lot has happened in that amount of time, and like many older cars, the original Mazda MX-5 Miata has become a rarer breed. Mazda of Japan wants to restore the magic...

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Tata cancels plans for Tamo sub-brand, Racemo sports car

Efforts to reduce costs at Tata means the Indian automaker will no longer proceed with plans for the Tamo sub-brand and Racemo sports car. The information comes from Autocar India which also reports that Tata will skip the Geneva auto show next year for the first time in two decades, and also...

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Report: BMW i8 Roadster to debut at 2017 LA auto show

BMW is working on a mid-cycle update for its i8, and as part of the update the plug-in hybrid sports car will be available as a convertible. The convertible version of the i8 will be known as the i8 Roadster, and according to Automotive News (subscription required) we'll see it debut in...

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Porsche concocting 911 Speedster for 991 generation’s farewell?

The 991-series Porsche 911 is getting a bit long in the tooth and due for replacement soon, as we've been tracking for close to two years. Earlier this year, Porsche launched a GT2 RS which is normally the last core 911 member to be introduced. Now it looks like a Speedster version could be the...

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Aston Martin provides early look at redesigned Vantage

The second model in Aston Martin's vaunted Second Century plan is almost upon us. The car is the redesigned Vantage which is due for a reveal later this year, though new teasers already give us a good indication of what's coming. While prototypes have been disguised to resemble the larger...

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Aston Martin provides early look at redesigned Vantage

The second model in Aston Martin's vaunted Second Century plan is almost upon us. The car is the redesigned Vantage which is due for a reveal later this year, though new teasers already give us a good indication of what's coming. While prototypes have been disguised to resemble the larger...

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A pair of classic 911s stop by Jay Leno’s Garage

Los Angeles-based Workshop 5001 has a thing for old Porsches. The owner is a man named Marlon Goldberg, and he's brought a pair of classic 911s by the famous garage of comedian and television host Jay Leno. Goldberg's company is an expert at restoring old German sports cars, particularly Porsches...

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