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Acura today celebrated the highly anticipated line-off of the first serial production 2017 Acura NSX at the new Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio. The PMC is the exclusive manufacturing home to Acura’s next-generation NSX, the only supercar made in America. “Today marks the realization of a big dream here at the PMC and the culmination of more than 30 years of manufacturing experience and expertise here in Ohio,” said Clement D’Souza, engineering large project leader for the Acura NSX....Continue reading »

General Motors has pulled the plug on the Chevy Volt-based Cadillac ELR after years of dismal sales. The Cadillac ELR made its debut in 2013 with a price tag of approximately $76,000. Equipped with a gasoline-powered four-cylinder engine, as well as an electric motor powered by a 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery, the ELR coupe featured an all electric range of 37 miles, but sales for this vehicle never matched its hype. Cadillac only managed to move 1,354 units of the ELR in 2014, while only 1,024 were delivered during last year. In a move...Continue reading »

Kip Ewing, Assistant Chief Engineer at Ford Performance, has resigned according to a Ford spokesperson. Ford told Autoblog, “Kip has not been involved in the GT program for over a year. ” The May 2015 issue of Car and Driver refers to Ewing as the chief engineer of the blue oval supercar, although Ford does not assign that title to specific vehicle projects. Jamal Hameedi, whose official title is Global Performance Vehicle chief engineer, currently oversees the Ford GTdevelopment program. Prior to joining Ford, Ewing worked...Continue reading »

For years, Ford has been boasting about its EcoBoost engine technology. This is something that you need to be aware of and understand if you are looking to buy a new Ford car. This technology might be for you, but it’s best to understand it before you make that decision. What is EcoBoost? For EcoBoost engines are being introduced by the company to increase the power in their cars. Most cars out there don’t have this level of power, so this could change the consumer car market massively. It’s not strange for racing cars to use methods...Continue reading »

Although their Type R line experienced a bumpy start, Honda really turned things around with the 2015 version. The Civic Type R, along with the Renault Sport Megane and Seat Leon Cupra, is a distinctively good-looking hatchback. If you’ve been taken in by this, then you’ll be pleased to know that the quality doesn’t stop there! Here’s a closer look at this interesting vehicle. At its core, the Type R is just another Civic with various changes. Perhaps the most obvious are the aesthetic modifications. There’s a massive rear wing...Continue reading »

You know how important your car is in your life, and that’s why you need to make sure you look after it. There are so many ways in which your car can be damaged or negatively affected. And, you need to do what you can to make sure you protect it as much as possible. Use the ideas on this list to help you look after your motor better. Store it in the Garage All drivers need to look at how they store their vehicles. This is a big part of the process of looking after your car. So, you need to think about somewhere cool and fun dry to store...Continue reading »

Come August, Toyota will cease production of the retro FJ Cruiser off-roader after a decade of production. Toyota put the FJ Cruiser into production in 2006 as a modern incarnation of the legendary FJ40 Land Cruiser. After initial excitement, sales began tapering off until the Japanese automaker withdrew the FJ Cruiser from the North American market after the 2014 model year. However production continued through today for markets like Australia, where the FJ still enjoys a loyal following. Production will end entirely, for all markets,...Continue reading »

We’re in the midst of the Second Great CUV War, and the crossovers are winning by a lot. Compact sedans are being hauled around the side of idled factories and unceremoniously shot. FCA, whose be-sweatered CEO is either omnipotent or a troll of the highest order, is organizing a last stand around profit-dense SUVs and trucks on the off chance that gas prices don’t rise ever again. It’s the tall wagon’s finest hour, and GMC is hoping the new Acadia will capture a share of the glory. The old Lambda-platform Acadia...Continue reading »

The Volkswagen Golf has always been the top pick for first time car buyers and parents looking for the perfect family vehicle. What makes it the best car on the market in these brackets? Well, it has a certain flair that no other model or make of car has managed to beat. It’s impossibly cool, and it’s brilliantly compact while offering a lot of space to the driver and passengers. We don’t think the story for the 2016 model is going to be any different. If It Ain’t Broke… The first thing you’ll notice about the new Golf is...Continue reading »

Holden has announced a new addition to the Colorado range with the 2016 Colorado LS-X set to go on sale across Australia from May. First introduced last year, LS-X adds another dimension to the popular LS on which it is based, adding both practicality and style to an already capable truck. Adding to Colorado’s already impressive list of features including a 3.5 tonne towing capacity, impressive payload and ‘shift-on-the-fly’ 4WD, LS-X brings additional style and practicality through the inclusion of 16-inch alloy wheels, front fog...Continue reading »