Scroll to Top

The Lancer is an insubstantial and unimpressive compact sedan. It is fairly agile and has a decent ride, with balanced and secure handling although cornering grip is limited. However, its 2.0-liter four-cylinder is rough, the CVT makes it moan, fuel economy is uncompetitive, and the car is sluggish from a stop. Model Lineup: The 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer is sold in 5-door Sportback and 4-door Sedan formats. The Lancer Sportback is available in ES and GT trim levels, while the Lancer Sedan is offered in ES, SE, GT, and Ralliart configurations. Engines...Continue reading »

2014 Volkswagen Jetta may not be the first name springing to mind when compact-sized transports pop up in friendly conversation, but its variety of under-hood offerings certainly sparks up dialog. Volkswagen’s peppy Jetta offers an unprecedented array of powertrains (including a high-mileage turbo diesel and a higher-mileage gas-electric hybrid) that certainly deserve scrutiny especially if prioritizing fuel economy. Model Lineup: The 2014 VW Jetta is offered in multiple styles ranging from the affordable but underpowered Jetta 2.0...Continue reading »

Cadillac enhances the dynamic performance and design of the 2014 ATS sedan with a new, limited-edition Crimson Sport special edition. Produced only during the spring of 2014, the special edition sedan is characterized by its unique Crimson Red Metallic exterior paint and a collection of its sportiest performance attributes, including an available Track Package. The Crimson Sport ATS can be had with four different interior environments: Morello Red with Jet Black accents, Caramel with Jet Black accents, Jet Black with Jet Black accents...Continue reading »

SRT vehicle owners tend to be very inquisitive, especially when it comes to the performance and styling of their vehicles. “Easter Eggs,” in the form of hidden (and oftentimes not so hidden) elements that add a touch of personality help make particular vehicles stand out from the competition. The concept of “Easter Eggs” was originally hatched in the world of gaming. Designers of video games were often inclined to hide hints and elements from older games within a brand-new game. Some say this spawned auto designers to impart...Continue reading »

Lexus won the SP PRO (LFA-X) and SP8 (LFA) classes at the Nürburgring 24-hour in Germany at the weekend to reassert its dominance at one of the world’s most gruelling race circuits. The LFA-X experimental vehicle finished 11th outright, while the LFA finished 13th outright ahead of category rivals and the total field of over 170 cars. Combined, both vehicles travelled close to 7,000km over the 24 hours – with the fastest lap of 8 mins 40.45 seconds posted by the experimental LFA-X. Compared to the LFA’s base 4.8-litre V10 engine,...Continue reading »

The two most powerful and fastest mid-engine sports models from Porsche are ready and raring to go: with uprated engines and excellent PASM chassis the Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS set new benchmarks for sportiness in their segment. The independent front and a modified rear end, blackened bi-xenon headlights – with the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) as standard – and exterior lettering in silky black gloss are subtle yet unmistakable features of the new top models. The name says it all: at Porsche “GTS” stands for Gran Turismo...Continue reading »

Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total June 2014 sales results of 201,714 units, an increase of 11.9 percent from June 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 24 selling days in June 2014 versus 26 selling days in June 2013, sales increased 3.3 percent from year-ago month. Toyota-Logo For the first half of the year, Toyota, Scion and Lexus reported sales of 1,165,607 units. With 152 selling days in the first half of 2014 versus 153 selling days during the same period in 2013, sales are up 5.8 percent...Continue reading »

30 years after the 205 GTi, PEUGEOT reinterprets the legend in a more radical version of the 208 GTi.The 208 GTi 30th delivers more intense driving sensations with its new Euro 6 1.6-litre THP petrol engine developing 208 hp and torque increased to 300 Nm. It is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, with exceptional traction and efficiency assured through the specification of a Torsen differential and specific suspension and steering settings.Its sporty and assertive temperament can also been seen in its stance and look, in particularly...Continue reading »

With so many road accidents caused by bad weather, Nissan’s engineers have developed a self-cleaning camera to make sure Note drivers have a clear advantage. The intelligent self-cleaning rear view camera showcases Nissan’s passion for accessible technology, intelligent design and outstanding practicality. The all-new Nissan Note is packed with innovative technology to make driving safer. Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Warning and Moving Object Detection combine to form the Nissan Safety Shield, complimenting the 360-degree helicopter...Continue reading »

A comprehensive winter testing programme is being carried for the Soul EV pure electric vehicle ahead of its launch in the second half of 2014, finalising development of the car and testing several innovative new drivetrain and on-board technologies. Engineers are subjecting the car to the most extreme sub-zero conditions that Soul EV owners are likely to experience during the colder months of the year. The primary focus for the vehicle’s validation test in Swedish Lapland is the introduction of all-new Kia heating and ventilation technologies....Continue reading »