2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 4Matic Tested: Show Me the Boost!
septembre 25, 2017 – 3:49 | No Comment


Mercedes-AMG’s CLA45 compact sedan may only work the door at Affalterbach’s internal-combustion madhouse. But with a transverse inline-four engine producing a bonkers 188 horsepower per liter, it makes for one helluva greeter. A host of …

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Why Do Lower Trim Levels Use Wheel Covers?
août 4, 2013 – 7:22 | Commentaires fermés

« Why do lower trim levels use wheel covers? » Henry R., San Francisco Lower trim levels have plain steel wheels (usually black), and the wheel covers hide this cost-saving move by mimicking the look of aluminum …

Official: Smart Forwto ED lease drops to just $139/month
août 4, 2013 – 6:59 | Commentaires fermés
Official: Smart Forwto ED lease drops to just $139/month

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, SMART

At $25,000, the new 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive was always a good deal, but the low new lease price we just found still manages to surprise. Mentioned over at Kelley Blue …

Chris Harris Proves a Point by Towing Ford Fiesta ST with Mercedes G63 AMG
août 4, 2013 – 6:13 | Commentaires fermés
Chris Harris Proves a Point by Towing Ford Fiesta ST with Mercedes G63 AMG

We appreciate most of Chris Harris’ video takes on cars, and we think most are balanced enough to be taken seriously, even if the story itself is usually told in an amusing fashion, it's always …

Motorsports: First X Games Gymkhana GRID race is officially in the books [w/video]
août 4, 2013 – 5:59 | Commentaires fermés
Motorsports: First X Games Gymkhana GRID race is officially in the books [w/video]

Filed under: Motorsports, Videos, Celebrities, Racing

If you don’t want to know who won the first-ever X Games Gymkhana GRID event, which just happened late last night in Los Angeles, now would be the time to …

The Week That Was: Opel Pulls The Pin, Fiat Punto Review, Vale Tony Gaze
août 4, 2013 – 4:38 | Commentaires fermés
The Week That Was: Opel Pulls The Pin, Fiat Punto Review, Vale Tony Gaze

Opel ended the week by announcing that it will leave the Australian market immediately. Some called it inevitable, many were surprised the …

What Is The Automotive Mendoza Line?
août 4, 2013 – 4:00 | Commentaires fermés
What Is The Automotive Mendoza Line?

It’s not clear exactly just which weak hitting infielder named Mendoza unwillingly gave his name to baseball enthusiasts’ term for batting mediocrity or who coined the phrase. It’s also not clear if the line is …

Fresh Details On The 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
août 4, 2013 – 12:30 | Commentaires fermés
Fresh Details On The 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

We know the next-generation, 991-series Porsche 911 GT3 RS is due out next year, and that it will almost certainly come exclusively with Porsche’s PDK dual-clutch transmission. Now we have some fresh details on …

What to Do After a Car Crash
août 4, 2013 – 12:10 | Commentaires fermés

Despite being unfortunately common, car crashes always take you by surprise and leave you feeling a bit shell shocked. That’s why it’s important to have the steps to take after an accident already down cold …

Does the Honda CR-V’s all-wheel drive work in Reverse?
août 3, 2013 – 4:57 | Commentaires fermés

« Does the Honda CR-V’s all-wheel drive work when in Reverse? » Courtnye N., Fort Worth, Texas Honda says the CR-V’s all-wheel-drive system will engage in Reverse as well as in forward gears. If you have to …

Video: Watch Marc Gené hit the track in an Alfa Romeo 4C, then get the girl
août 3, 2013 – 4:45 | Commentaires fermés
Video: Watch Marc Gené hit the track in an Alfa Romeo 4C, then get the girl

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo has turned up the heat on its 4C ad campaign, and we can’t tell if it’s from the hot laps Formula 1 test driver and Le …

Politically Connected EV Startup GreenTech Automotive Subject of SEC Investigation
août 3, 2013 – 3:02 | Commentaires fermés
Politically Connected EV Startup GreenTech Automotive Subject of SEC Investigation

NBC12.com – Richmond, VA News
Electric car startup GreenTech Automotive, which set up a factory in Horn Lake, Mississippi to manufacturer their low speed neighborhood EV called MyCar, is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and …

Report: Chinese automaker looks to patent VW Taigun copy before original goes on sale
août 3, 2013 – 2:23 | Commentaires fermés
Report: Chinese automaker looks to patent VW Taigun copy before original goes on sale

Filed under: China, Government/Legal, Volkswagen, Humor

China. Just when we thought the People’s Republic was finally developing its own unique, interesting design language and was attracting big-name manufacturers to set up design studios, this happens. This …