Tag Archives: Coupes

2015 Dodge Viper now stickers for $84,995

It should not be hard to win over hearts and minds with a 645 bhp two seat sports car that was recently developed in a non-American fashion, but sales of the shouty, vulgar, and visceral Viper have been pretty short. Dodge announced that they will be offering what they argue is the lowest price ever […]

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2016 Mazda MX-5

Opinion: The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is a new day for the company

Let’s get this out of the way quickly: it’s important to understand that the power to weight ratio, the weight, the engine, transmission and overall setup of the 25-year old MX-5/Miata name are its attraction for a huge portion of buyers. I am not here to discount the sensation of sliding into anything from a […]

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Video: Mercedes-Benz teases AMG GT again in video, to be revealed on Sept. 9

Mercedes-Benz AMG released another teaser video to make sure we haven’t forgotten about its impending arrival on September 9. Due in less than two weeks, the new Mercedes AMG-GT underwent 32 months of research and development in 15 countries with ambient temperatures ranging from -30 to 50 degrees Celsius. This also includes fifty test drivers […]

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Report: Dodge Viper could get a supercharged V10

Chrysler is apparently on a supercharger binge and is interested in equipping the next Viper with one. Not that the current Viper’s 8.4L V10 isn’t enough, what with, 640hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. According to the Pentastar’s enthusiast site, AllPar, the supercharger could up the final rating to as high as 800bhp. This would help […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz A-Class to have multiple body styles for next generation

Mercedes-Benz is known for many things, one being a creator for almost every niche market that never existed. And the plan just doesn’t seem to want to end as Germany’s AutoBild heard the Three-Point Star wants to produce a sedan, c0upe, roadster, shooting brake and crossover of the A-Class for the next generation. We currently have […]

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Report: McLaren’s new entry-level coupe to be named 500S

McLaren is anticipated to be working on a new entry-level model to compete against the likes of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the Jaguar F-Type R, the Nissan GT-R, and the incoming Mercedes-Benz AMG GT. And word is that the new model could be named the 500S to follow the naming scheme of the now defunct […]

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Report: Toyota developing entry-level sports car below GT 86

Rumors again from Australia! (Surprised?) Motoring.com reports of Toyota developing a new entry-level sports coupe to sit below the GT 86. Apparently, the car’s weight of 2,160lbs is confirmed along with power supplied by a 1.5L naturally-aspirated four-pot good for 128hp and 107 lb-ft of torque and a six-speed manual or automatic. Not much else […]

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Report: Nissan’s next-gen 370Z to have hybrid tech and Mercedes-Benz engines

Australia’s Motoring.com apparently heard that the next-generation Nissan 370Z is to feature a new hybrid powertrain featuring a Mercedes-Benz four-banger. According to the report, the new model is to be called the Z35 generation and is going to be sold mainly in Japan and the United States. The hybrid version is supposedly going to utilize a Mercedes-Benz-sourced […]

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Report: Lexus still wants to plan an LF-A successor

Bloomberg recently sat down with Lexus’ Executive Vice President, Mark Templin, who revealed that Lexus is still interested in eventually building an LF-A successor. According to the report, Templin relayed a message from Toyota’s president, Akio Toyoda, who originally said he (Akio) believes every generation “deserves to have a car like an LF-A, so we’re […]

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Report: Nissan apparently interested in producing IDx Concept

Nissan is apparently working on a production version of the IDx Concept, a model originally intended to pay tribute to the original rear-wheel drive sports sedan, the Datsun 510 compact. The IDx Concept was introduced at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Show. According to a recent report from Australia’s CarAdvice, word is that Nissan is currently developing […]

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