Category Archives: performance cars

2017 Ford Focus RS – On Track and Street

The Ford Focus RS is, basically, a street legal race car. I drove it around the 4-mile Road American circuit, criss-crossed Chicago’s streets and made a highway run almost to Iowa in search of a little more freedom. For a … Continue reading

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport – Drive Report

A new pocket-rocket has arrived courtesy of Hyundai. The 2017 Elantra Sport with a 201-HP turbo 1.6 liter and either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed direct shift automated dual clutch transmission provides the new found fun in the auto … Continue reading

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2017 Lexus RC F – on the track and off

  Lexus’ RC F has lots of track creds. 467-HP 5-liter V8, 8-speed direct shift transmission, Torsen limited slip as well as torque vectoring differential, big Brembo brakes, 35-series tires on 19-inch wheels, top speed 170mph, 0 to 60 mph … Continue reading

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2017 Infiniti Q60 – Drive Report

The 2017 Infiniti Q60 4-passenger coupe is all-new and now has three engine outputs to choose from–208-HP, 300-HP or 400-HP. Rear-wheel or all-wheel drive can be had and there’s lots of hi-tech driver-assistance safety features that will help keep you … Continue reading

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2017 Mercedes AMG GLC43 – Drive Report

AMG did its thing with the GLC. Biturbo 3.0-L V6 with 362 HP; enhanced nine-speed automatic; performance 4Matic all-wheel drive; mixed-size tires with 255/45 R 20 on 8 x 20 up front and 285/40 R 20 on 9.5 x 20 … Continue reading

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2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat – Driven

707-horsepower is a bit much. However, the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat can be tame enough for daily street drives. On the weekend you can head to your favorite motorsports club and wring it out. And now there’s a Demon … Continue reading

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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

This is a driver’s car. No doubt about it. Get settled behind the wheel of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, especially the top-of-the-line high performance Quadrifoglio, and all you will want to is drive, drive, drive. Sexy, good looking, fast, … Continue reading

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