The 2012 Honda Civic is one of the cars that defines a segment. When the Civic gets larger, people’s idea of a small car gets larger. And it has grown larger, the original Civic which debuted in 1973 weighed 1,500 lbs and was 139.8 inches long. The current model is more than three [...]
Archive for November, 2011
The 2012 Hyundai Sonata and 2012 Nissan Altima are both attractive, affordable midsize cars that come with over 30-mpg highway ratings, all of the optional features you could want, and the ability to seat five comfortably.
The 2012 Hyundai Sonata is relatively newer than the Altima, being redesigned for the 2011 model year. The Altima [...]
Toyota has officially revealed the Scion FR-S to Japanese media members and the rear-engine sports car looks very impressive. With gorgeous looks and a 200-hp engine, the Scion FR-S looks to be the true successor the legendary and still popular Toyota AE86 Corolla.
The Truth About Cars spoke with the 2012 Scion FR-S chief engineer [...]
Looking for an SUV but need something inexpensive, good on gas and easy to maneuver around parking lots? The 2012 Nissan Rogue and 2012 Hyundai Tucson start below $22,000 and get over 25-mpg. The Rogue and Tucson are available in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive with four-cylinder engines.
2012 Nissan Rogue
The 2012 Nissan [...]
Chevrolet has announced that the 2013 Chevy will go on sale next year, but only in the fuel-sipping, hybrid fighting ECO trim level. The 2013 Chevy Malibu ECO will be the only version of the new redesigned Malibu that is on sale in the beginning of next year, other trim levels will come next [...]
Infiniti has revealed the 2013 Infiniti JX, a large crossover SUV that will offer the size and three row seating of a huge SUV without the normal atrocious gas mileage. Smaller than the QX56 land yacht Infiniti has been selling since 2004, the 2013 JX35 will have seating for seven, optional all-wheel drive and [...]
Audi has pulled the tarp off of the 2012 S6, the high performance version of Audi’s normally sedate A6 midsize sedan. The S6 will add a slew of performance upgrades to the A6 platform while eschewing the garish body styling that sometimes comes with the high-performance versions of luxury cars from BMW’s M division [...]
The Fiat 500 has captivated Americans with its ultra-compact size and heavy dose of style, two things that don’t normally go together. Now, Fiat is going to try to captivate a different sort of American by releasing the Fiat 500 Abarth in the U.S. The 500 Abarth is a high performance version of the stylish [...]
Ford is completely redesigning the Escape for the 2013 model year and embracing the CUV segment much more than in the past. Unlike the outgoing Escape, which is styled like a traditional SUV and marketed as a go-anywhere vehicle capable of doing daily duties, the 2013 Ford Escape will be 100% crossover – for [...]
The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will be a 650-hp, 600 lb-ft of torque, 200-mph top speed 5.8-liter supercharged beast when it goes on sale next year. Designed to beat the 2012 Camaro ZL1, which has 580-hp, the 2013 Mustang Shelby GT500 will definitely overpower the Chevy, but time will only tell if it [...]