A digital image of a 2021 Dodge Challenger featuring the new Gold Rush paint color.
Sedans & Coupes

Shine With Gold Paint on Your 2021 Dodge Challenger

The 2021 Dodge Challenger is already one of the most flamboyant retro-inspired muscle cars available. To add to the overall drama, you can now option your Challenger with a new bright gold exterior color. According to FCA, the new Gold Rush color was originally introduced to celebrate the model’s 50th anniversary. Thankfully, it’s made a …

Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Lexus LC 500h Is Peaceful and Pricey

Last week we had a 2021 Lexus LC 500h tester car. It is a luxury car with a fun, fast V6 hybrid powertrain that makes a gas tank stretch surprisingly far. The smooth transmission moves power to the rear wheels and you glide effortlessly through the city or down the highway. The entire experience is …

An image of a Toyota Supra driving down the street.
Sedans & Coupes

Recall Alert: Your 2020 Toyota Supra Could Catch Fire

As depreciation takes its toll, the Toyota Supra is slowly becoming a very enticing used sports car. However, a new recall issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers faulty welds in the Supra and its sibling, the BMW Z4. According to Motor1, the fault centers around the fuel tank and its welds. The …

A silver 2022 Subaru BRZ drifting
Sedans & Coupes

The 2022 Subaru BRZ Is Here but Where Is the Toyota 86?

The arrival of the 2022 Subaru BRZ marks the return of one of the most widely-liked sports cars available. However, something missing from the BRZ’s official debut was its twin sibling, the Toyota 86. The first-generation of both models arrived simultaneously during the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. However, this time around, we have little to …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Kia Forte Koup Was Not Your Average Coupe

With the rising and thriving popularity of SUVs, the compact coupe is quickly going by the wayside. There’s not much to choose from in the new car market, which will make you look toward the used cars. But what if you’re on a really tight budget? In that case, we suggest checking out the Kia …

A photo of the 2022 Subaru BRZ outdoors.
Sedans & Coupes

2022 Subaru BRZ Arrives With Extra Power but No Turbo

After months of teaser videos and surprise sightings, the 2022 Subaru BRZ has officially arrived. Rather than reinvent the wheel, the all-new BRZ builds on the recipe developed by the first generation. For starters, it’s still a lightweight, rear-wheel-drive two-seater. However, this new BRZ benefits from a brand-new engine and a tech-filled interior. Despite the …

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Should Hyundai Bring Back the Genesis Coupe?

Do you remember the Hyundai Genesis coupe? If not, we don’t blame you considering it was a blip in the timeline for the automaker as a whole, much less the sports coupe market. But still, it was a decent attempt by the Korean brand to instill some sportiness into its lineup while working its subtle …

An overhead picture of the last Pontiac Fiero ever built.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Very Last Pontiac Fiero Ever Made Is At Auction

The Pontiac Fiero was a wedge-shaped, mid-engine, economy, sporty car. It was introduced in the early 1980s to much fanfare. Then the cars started catching fire. Pontiac addressed the fire concerns, but the public had a long memory of the episodes. So, Pontiac kept improving the car to overcome the old bad press and make the Fiero more …

BMW M8 Coupe parked on the track
Sedans & Coupes

Don’t Expect the BMW M8 Coupe or Convertible Anytime Soon

Fans of BMW‘s luxury vehicles have already experienced disappointment about the 2021 models. First of all, the 2021 BMW Alpina XB7 has already sold out. There’s always the pre-owned market, but if you were waiting for a 2021 vehicle to be used then it’s unlikely you wanted to buy it this year. But cars selling out is an …

The silhouette of the rear of a car getting airborne cresting a small hill.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Tries Going Airborne

A year ago, a team from Bugatti took a special supercar to a track. The intent of the occasion was to open up the supercar’s throttle and break the 300 mile-per-hour production car barrier. It was a dangerous undertaking that was achieved handily. But, Bugatti makes other extraordinary models as well. Now, we have word …

A wide view of a 2021 Ford GT in white taking a straightaway at a racetrack
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Ford Reveals New Ford GT Heritage Edition

The Ford GT is a performance car that comes with exclusivity. A finite number for them will become available, but only to people who go through an application process and get accepted. So, what is Ford to do with the GT to take the excitement level of the car up another notch? How about introducing …

Sedans & Coupes

Are Coupes a Dying Breed?

No matter which way we look at the new car market today, we have to admit that SUVs and crossovers are reigning supreme. And while sedans aren’t getting as much love as before, coupes are darn near extinct. It makes sense, considering the two-door, sporty nature of a coupe body style lends itself to being …

A view of the interior from the back seat forward with the sunroof open on a 1996 Mercedes S600 Loriniser coupe that formerly belonged to Michael Jordan.
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Be Like Mike With MJ’s 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600

When I was a teenager, Michael Jordan was a huge star on the court, in commercials, and in the theater. He has since relegated himself to a more behind-the-scenes public role these days. But, he still has a lot of star power. So, when one of his former rides, a 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 coupe, comes …

A light-blue 1968 BMW 2002 at a pier
Sedans & Coupes

Why Is the BMW 2002 Still So Beloved Today?

The E30 M3 is often considered one of BMW’s high points, if not its quintessential car. And not just because, as an older and simpler model, it’s one of the more reliable BMWs. It’s because of the way it drives. But the E30 wouldn’t exist without an earlier car. One that not only saved the …

A blue Lexus SC300 coupe at the waterfront
Sedans & Coupes

The Lexus SC300 Was a More Luxurious Mk4 Toyota Supra

Although its vehicles, even the off-road-capable LX SUV, are best-known for luxury, Lexus does have a performance side. And it’s been on display even before the LFA supercar. The early Lexus IS300 sedan combined better-than-BMW reliability with the 2JZ engine from the Mk4 Toyota Supra. But it wasn’t the only contemporary Lexus with that engine. …

A red 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS coupe
Sedans & Coupes

The Chevrolet Cobalt SS: America’s Hot Hatch…Er, Coupe

Since the Ford Focus ST’s and Fiesta ST’s cancellation, American OEMs haven’t really offered a genuine hot hatch. However, even before those cars came out, Chevrolet was offering its own spin on the ‘sporty version of a regular car’ formula. The late-2000s HHR SS panel van is one such example. But arguably the closest thing …

A gray 2020 Polestar 1 coupe
Hybrids & Electrics

The Polestar 1 Is a Confusingly Excellent Hybrid GT

Initially, Polestar was the performance division at Volvo, rather like BMW’s M. A few years ago, though, it became a proper stand-alone brand, focusing on EVs. However, before releasing the Polestar 2 electric sedan, the company unveiled the Polestar 1, a plug-in hybrid coupe. But the powertrain isn’t the only surprising thing about it. 2020 …

sideview of a beige Honda Civic 2004 model year with mountains in the background
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The 2004 Honda Civic Is a Simple Daily Driver

New cars are fun and exciting. But sometimes you just don’t need all those bells and whistles. For many drivers, something that they can pay cash for right out of the gate and get from one place to another with relative ease and reliability is all they seek. The 2004 Honda Civic is a simple …

front view of a red 2007 Honda Accord
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Are You a Member of the 2007 Honda Accord Club?

The Honda Accord is one of the most popular cars on Earth. It’s simple, elegant, and comes in a variety of trims and options. You can find sedan, coupe, and hybrid versions. So many of us have owned one either new or used. And most who have loved their 2007 Honda Accord. The 2007 model …

A view overlooking the front driver side of the 2018 Ford GT at auction
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Rare Ford GT Heading to Online Only Auction

The application to acquire a Ford GT new from the manufacturer requires the prospective buyer to submit a profile to the company. That profile is reviewed to see if the buyer qualifies to be a good influencer for the Ford brand. Additionally, should the purchaser be accepted into the GT family, there was also a …

The profile of a yellow Ford GT70.

Throwback Thursday: The Ford GT70

The success of the Ford GT40 at LeMans in the 1960s, and the resultant movies, documentaries, and literature that have come out related to the model, have helped cement the car’s place in automotive history. That endurance racecar is a Ford legend. However, what is unknown is that Ford also created a GT70 model with …

Red 2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe driving around a corner
Sedans & Coupes

Is a Coupe Less Practical Than a Sedan?

While SUVs may have started supplanting them, sedans remain a popular vehicle choice. However, some people want the more stylish looks of a coupe. Hence the creation of so-called ‘4-door coupes’ (which are really sedans) like the BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe. But does going for a true 2-door coupe mean you’re giving up on practicality? …

A couple stands by a red Ford EXP
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Throwback Thursday: The Ford EXP

Although the Ford Escort was a hot property overseas since the 1960s, it was not offered in the United States until the 1981 model year. At that point, it started selling like hotcakes. Then, in 1982, Ford created a sporty spin-off from the Escort. It was called the Ford EXP.  The beginning of the Ford …

A black Buick Grand National GNX is parked

The Rare White 1987 Buick Grand National That Never Was

When I was a young kid in the 1980s, I was just starting to become aware of my love for the automotive industry. I was beginning to learn about cars that are iconic today, like the Buick Regal Grand National. That car, in particular, I found menacing-looking. Especially so, since the only color that Buick came in was black. …

2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe
Cars

What’s the Difference Between a Sedan and a Coupe?

Truck and SUV sales haven’t completely killed off sedans, and that’s partially because lately, sedans have been getting more stylish. The latest Hyundai Elantra and Sonata, for instance, have all manner of creases, folds, and edges. However, just like Mercedes didn’t call its minivan as such, some automakers don’t call their sedans by that name. …

2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring
Cars

2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2020 Honda Civic: What’s the Better Value?

The Honda Civic and Volkswagen Jetta are two of the oldest nameplates in the compact car category. Now in its tenth generation, the Honda Civic boasts new technological features along with the tried-and-true fuel economy and reliability we have come to know and love. The Volkswagen Jetta is in its seventh generation, having gone under …