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5 Surprisingly Quick Honda and Acura Cars

Hondas and Acuras have historically been known for their reliability and easiness to own and drive. However, they’re not typically known for their speed. Sure, there have been many sporty Honda and Acura models in the past, however, they have always been meant more for a road course or autocross track than a drag strip. …

1992 Autozam AZ-1
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The Autozam AZ-1: Supercar Design in a Tiny Package

There’s no shortage of quirky vehicles in the world if you look hard enough. From Britain, there’s the Morgan 3-Wheeler. France produced the 4-wheeled Lazareth LM10 motorcycle. From the US, there’s the pint-sized AMC Mighty Mite. And arguably, the rear-engine Porsche 911 also counts. But it’s perhaps Japan that’s best known for building unconventional cars. …

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Six Cars To Avoid At All Costs In 2020

With vehicle ownership today at an all-time high, chances are good that you may soon be in the market for a car or truck yourself in the coming year. If that is the case, you are probably excited about the prospects. With all the technological advancements that have been made in recent years, there are …

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Fuel-Saver Flashback: Honda CR-X HF

Taking a look back at the history of Honda’s compact car lineup, it’s easy to see why the brand has garnered such an amazing reputation for achieving stellar fuel economy. During the mid- to late-80s, while gas prices were on the rise and large American cars ran rampant, Honda was producing cars like the CR-X; …

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Rarest Supercars Ever Made

You can probably list tens of cars that you see on your daily commute. Common cars, such as Honda Civics, Toyota Camrys, and Nissan Altimas run the streets and you can count on your hands and feet how many you see each time you leave your house. While it probably doesn’t warrant much thought, you …

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U.S. News: The Cheapest Cars of 2020

The thought of purchasing a new ride can inspire feelings of sheer excitement. Not always, though. There are many who shy away from new car purchasing because of the price tag associated with buying something fresh off the lot. But these three new cars are the cheapest cars of 2020. According to this list on …

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Throwback: Buick Reatta

It is often forgotten that General Motors has made two-seaters for most of its brands. Part of that reason is that the Chevrolet Corvette has been so successful for so many decades. So, now people automatically think of the Corvette and have to stop and think of what other two-seaters they made. But it is true, in …

The new Ford Fusion is displayed at the New York International Auto Show on at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
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2020 Most Sustainable Cars: Ford Fusion

The current-generation Ford Fusion has been around for the better part of a decade, making its debut back in 2013. And this year’s model, the 2020 Fusion, might be the last one. However, let’s embrace this new model with open arms and pockets! Powertrain and specs If variety is the spice of life, the Ford …

Hyundai introduces the 2019 Veloster N at the North American International Auto Show
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2020 Hyundai Veloster: An Enjoyable Compact Car!

If you must ask, yes, the 2020 Veloster is a good car. This Hyundai is one of the more enjoyable compact cars to drive thanks to its lithe handling and composed ride. Inside, you’ll find plenty of cargo space and supportive front seats. There are some downsides to keep in mind, though, including the Veloster’s below-average fuel …

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How Reliable is the 2020 Subaru Legacy?

The Subaru Legacy is one of Subaru’s most popular models. It has been road tested and approved by both consumer reports and owners year after year. As a brand that stands out for its safety and practicality, Subaru strives to produce reliable vehicles. The Legacy is a sedan that inspires trust in the minds of …

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The Most Expensive Cars of 2020

No matter how old you are, no matter how great or small your wealth, it is fun to dream about cars. Even behind the wheel of a beloved favorite it is an American pastime to look to the future and fantasize about your next car. Or daydream about the set of wheels you’re going to …

A white Nissan Leaf on display at an auto show
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2020 Nissan Leaf: A Second-Generation Upgrade

The Nissan Leaf was the first mass-market electric vehicle to come to America when it debuted for the 2011 model year. It’s now in its second generation, which came out for 2018. Nissan has also enhanced the 2020 model with more standard driver-assistance features, more airbags, and standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. …

Silver 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe
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Canceling The Pontiac Solstice Was A Mistake

In 2002, Pontiac brought the Solstice to the Detroit Auto Show. Then they sat back and watched the crowds to see if there would be any interest in their little roadster. Luckily for Pontiac, they struck a chord with showgoers. There was so much interest generated in the Solstice that Pontiac decided to produce it as quickly as …

Yellow Pontiac Solstice on display
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Throwback: Pontiac Solstice

One might recall that in the early 1980s, Pontiac introduced the Fiero. It was a mid-engine, four-cylinder, small, two-seater car. When the Pontiac stopped producing the Fiero, there was a gap in its lineup. The customers of the niche started to look elsewhere. It was 2002 before Pontiac would try to fill that two-seater gap …

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The Panoz Roadster Is a Forgotten American Sports Car

Today, the Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, and Corvette are often what come to mind when you think ‘American sports car.’ And before that, there were cars like the Shelby Cobra and Daytona. However, not every American sports car is as well-remembered. Few remember the Cheetah, for example. And despite being significantly newer, not many remember …

The 2020 Hyundai Sante Fe on display at an auto show
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Why Is the 2020 Hyundai Sante Fe Often Overlooked?

The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is easy to overlook among the sea of mid-size crossovers, but it’s a very practical and largely satisfying choice. This Hyundai SUV provides a spacious and well-equipped interior along with plenty of room to store luggage. The Santa Fe isn’t the quickest or most fuel-efficient crossover in its class, but it’s quiet …

2001 BMW M Coupe
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The BMW M Coupe Is a Surprisingly Popular Oddball

Today, BMW’s M vehicles form an extensive lineup of high-performance, highly-desirable cars. Some may argue too extensive. But not every BMW sports car, or M car, has enjoyed such popularity. One such example is the BMW M Coupe, aka the Z3 M Coupe, which is often referred to as the ‘clown shoe.’ Now, however, the …

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2020 Hyundai Accent vs. the Competition

Finding a roomy, safe and exceptionally fuel-efficient small sedan just got easier with the 2020 Hyundai Accent. Freshly overhauled two years ago, the Accent delivers comfort and value at a price that would make a car shopper smile. Its econo-car styling hides a car that drives sportier than it looks, thanks to a responsive engine …

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Fuel-Saver Flashback: 1992-1995 Honda Civic VX

Long before the first hybrid car was introduced in the U.S., manufacturers had to rely on smaller engines and longer transmission gearing to save fuel. During the 1990s, when gas prices were steadily increasing and SUVs started to become popular, Japanese brands like Honda made some of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road. One …

2019 Mazda Miata small car
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Mazda Miata versus Pontiac Solstice

By 2006 the Mazda MX-5 Miata had become the benchmark for affordable roadsters in the United States. It had been on the market for over twenty years, with competitors disappearing in its wake. Then, the Pontiac Solstice appeared on the scene. Shoppers suddenly were forced to consider Miata versus Solstice before making a choice.  Miata Debut The …

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The First Overland Automotive Record Was Set by a Woman

The first car had a patent for years before it piqued public interest. Karl Benz, the inventor of the world’s first automobile, spent his days in his workshop working on prototypes. The perfectionist engineer did not believe that his invention was ready. His wife, however, knew that the horse-less carriage needed to be seen. She …