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Ballin' on a Budget: 2009-2014 Hyundai Genesis

On: Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 10:41AM | By: Teddy Field


Ballin' on a Budget: 2009-2014 Hyundai Genesis test 1-1

The Hyundai Genesis is like gluten-free gluten, or healthy bacon. It exists to pamper and delight, yet it comes with none of the drawbacks normally associated with such personal decadence. This creamy-smooth luxury car is actually affordable, and, if you act fast, it'll still qualify for an extended warranty. So from the practical people at Hyundai Automotive Oatmeal, may we present the latest way to Ball on a Budget:  The double-bacon-fudge dipped 2009–2014 Hyundai Genesis sedan...


Great Cars That Nobody Bought: Subaru Tribeca

On: Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 9:26AM | By: Teddy Field


Great Cars That Nobody Bought: Subaru Tribeca test 1-1

In the image conscious world of family transportation, the Subaru Tribeca sat in the corner like a nerdy girl with braces. She was probably smarter and more capable than all of those cheerleading Toyotas. But since she lacked the beauty and breeding of the popular CUVs, nobody asked her to the prom at Cul-de-sac High. And that's a shame, because Miss Tribeca turned into a real looker on the used market...


Fiesta RS Rumors Hit New Tempo; Engineers Reportedly Shooting For 247 Horsepower

On: Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 7:38AM | By: Carl Malek


Fiesta RS Rumors Hit New Tempo; Engineers Reportedly Shooting For 247 Horsepower test 1-1

Rumors surrounding the upcoming Fiesta RS have simmered for months, but a new batch has turned up the heat on the speculation, with more power and a suite of upgrades in the cards for the tiniest RS badge-wearing hot hatchback.


Jeep Recalls 32,000 Cherokees

On: Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 11:53AM | By: Lou Ruggieri


Jeep Recalls 32,000 Cherokees test 1-1

Chrysler has issued a recall of its brand new Jeep Cherokee from the past two models years. While this is unfortunate it isn't completely unexpected as most new versions (especially one such as the Cherokee that remained the same for decades) typically have a lot of kinks and bugs to be worked out before they are perfected.


 

Next Generation Honda Civic Si To Make 230 Horsepower?

On: Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 9:06AM | By: Carl Malek


Next Generation Honda Civic Si To Make 230 Horsepower? test 1-1

With the 10th generation Honda Civic Si currently on dealer lots, it is only a matter of time before the performance oriented Si model makes its appearance. However, if a new report is to be believed, look for the next generation Si to bring more power and technology than before.


2015 Mazda MX-5: What's Old Is New Again

On: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 10:35AM | By: Lou Ruggieri


2015 Mazda MX-5 test 2

For those of us old enough to remember 1990, it was the beginning of an era of excitement and fun, questionable fashion and great music, Ninja Turtles and Rugrats, and some new crazy thing called the internet (anyone have an email address with the suffix "@compuserve.com"? And, in the first year of that decade, Mazda debuted their rendition of a very simple but effective car concept:  The two-seat roadster. Fast forward a quarter century and look around. Fashion has somehow morphed back into the 1980s, music is… interesting, people have the internet on their watches, the Rugrats are gone, and the Ninja Turtles are back. In all that time, Mazda has seen its little roadster evolve into a car that is amazingly different and yet the spitting image of the car that started it all 25 years ago.    


Nissan Unveils Plans For Next Generation GT-R, Move Upmarket In The Pipeline

On: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 9:19AM | By: Carl Malek


Nissan Unveils Plans For Next Generation GT-R, Move Upmarket In The Pipeline test 1-1

It's no secret that the arrival of the next generation GT-R will not happen until Nissan extracts every last bit of performance out of the current generation model. However, it appears that part of the company's plans for its eventual replacement could include a move upmarket, if recent comments from Nissan's chief product specialist are true.


Beater That's Hard To Beat: 1997-2005 Mitsubishi Diamante

On: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 3:08PM | By: Teddy Field


Beater That's Hard To Beat: 1997-2005 Mitsubishi Diamante test 1-1

The Mitsubishi Diamante is a well made luxury-ish car that nobody bought. Like most Mitsubishi products, it was designed to be a cut above its competitors, in both build quality and performance. But due to a microscopic marketing budget, no one knew it existed. And those that did know about the Diamante, didn't want to pay Lexus ES money for a car that nobody else ever heard of...which makes it one beater that's hard to beat...


Lexus CT 200h To Be Redesigned For 2017

On: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 1:34PM | By: Carl Malek


Lexus CT 200h To Be Redesigned For 2017 test 1-1

With all the news surrounding the rest of Lexus' model lineup, the CT 200h has largely been the lonely model stuck in a holding pattern, watching as its brand mates get updated all around it. However, if a new report is true, the little hatchback will finally get its chance to be in the spotlight and get updated just in time for the 2017 model year.


2015 Subaru WRX: And Then There Was One...

On: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 2:25PM | By: Lou Ruggieri


2015 Subaru WRX test 2

It's amazing to think that it has been almost fourteen years since the first WRX hit the US shores and made all of us gearheads yell, "Hey, what took you so long?!" Subaru heard our cheers and decided to unleash the WRX STI three years later, which basically got the entire country enthralled with rally racing. The WRX also inspired Mitsubishi to unveil its own rally racer, the Lancer Evolution. For more than a decade the WRX vs. EVO battle became the modern day Camaro vs. Mustang. Racing improves the breed, and, in that almost decade and a half, the little Subbie has only gotten better with age.


Volkswagen Axes Phaeton; Promises Successor For 2019

On: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 11:02AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen Axes Phaeton; Promises Successor For 2019 test 1-1

In a move that many in the industry saw coming following the announced closure of the Phaeton's state-of-the-art plant in Dresden, Germany, Volkswagen insiders have revealed that the Phaeton itself has been axed. It's a move that will not only save Volkswagen money, it will also leave room for an all-new successor that would make its appearance in 2019.