Category Archives: sporty cars

2019 Mazda MX-5 RF – Drive Report

More power to the people. For 2019 the MX-5 Miata gets 26 more ponies bumping the SKYACTIV-G 2.0-L engine up to 181-HP. Seventeen percent more horsepower is a big move in any engine. Engine torque is up a bit too … Continue reading

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2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt – Drive Review

Channel your inner Steve McQueen and check out the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt with its 480-HP 5.0-L V8, 6-speed manual transmission, Brembo brakes, available MagneRide Damping System and a digital customizable dash. It’ll hit 163 mph and go from a … Continue reading

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Fiat 124 Spider Abarth – Tracked

A one-day Fiat Track Experience at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois under the tutelage of the pros at Skip Barber Racing School gave me plenty of seat time in the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth.¬†¬†Driving the 124 Spider Abarth … Continue reading

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2019 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec – First Drive

For 2019 the Veloster has a new exterior and interior design, powertrain enhancements, and an array of new and improved infotainment and connectivity features. The 201-HP Veloster R-Spec with its turbo engine and six-speed manual is a blast to drive. … Continue reading

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2018 Dodge Challenger GT – Drive Review

The Dodge Challenger GT is the first and only two-door American muscle car with all-wheel drive. Dodge designed the AWD to transition between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive with no driver intervention. The Challenger GT can provide confident year round … Continue reading

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2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI – Drive Review

The original hot-hatch pocket rocket GTI has grown up over the years. Now for 2018 it has gained 10 additional horsepower, now at 220-HP, and matured to a family-like 4-door only. S, SE and Autobahn trims are offered with starting¬†prices … Continue reading

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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT – Drive Review

Hyundai has entered the hot hatch marketplace with its 2018 Elantra GT. With choice of a 162-HP GT or a 201-HP GT Sport, both with either a 6-speed manual or an automatic transmission, this roomy Euro-design 5-door is a worthy … Continue reading

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