Nissan 350Z, the sports series continues

A real sports car, the Nissan 350Z remains affordable. The model was launched in 2002, with another remake is planned in late 2009. The recent engine remake, though much rumored, brings little improvement. Even if Nissan said proudly that the powerplant was “over 80 percent new or revised”, only 6 hp are added, to a [...]

Chevrolet Corvette, better&better for 2008

General Motors made an announcement Friday at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Ky, telling the world about the new Corvette supercar. Maintaining the new generation Corvette body line, the new standard engine is the recently developed LS3. This new engine is quite rare in the Corvette series so far, as most cars are powered [...]

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster, almost perfect…

Aston Martin has changed leadership again, as Ford passed it to an investment group chaired by Dave Richards, the proprietor of Prodrive. However, not a chance that the British producer has laid low, for production is unaffected and ideas are booming for Aston Martin, and the Vantage Roadster is solid proof. Respecting the elegant, stylish [...]

Mitsubishi evolves, with the Lancer Evolution

Mitsubishi’s upcoming 10th-generation Lancer Evolution is a high class sedan, that is to be displayed in Octomber in Tokyo auto show. As always, Mitsubishi is interested in as wide a market as achievable, so USA sales will begin in the first part of 2008. The mean, BMW-like look of the sedan catches your eye instantly, [...]

Mazda Cx-9 Grand Touring, a family car with sport attitude

The CX-9 Grand Touring was launched crossover with the claim that it embraces the sports-car line of Mazda. It is however just a crossover, with somewhat sport attitude. The small-diameter steering wheels sustains the sport part, but the CX-9 is still a seven-passenger car. Tests on the CX 9 Grand Touring showed good friction on [...]