The Mazda3 MPS is known to be one of the most powerful series production vehicles with front wheel drive. The promising abbreviation MPS, which follows the model number, actually means nothing more than Mazda Performance Series. The first generation of the dynamic athlete was constructed between December 2006 and early 2009 and the second is running from the line since October 2009.… Continue reading
Few rumors have circulated quite like the prospect of a new Alfa Romeo Spider. While the previous Brera-based model stands as one of the most beautiful cars ever made, dynamically speaking, most found it deeply flawed. But the Milanese automaker has long been rumored to be working on a more successful successor – even commissioning Pininfarina to create the sleek 2uettottanta concept pictured above.… Continue reading
Winning the World Car of the Year title is the best promotion any automaker can probably wish for. Plenty of media coverage plus the title no other automaker can use.
And the finalists are:
– Audi A4/Avant
– BMW 7 Series
– Citroën C5 Sedan/Tourer
– Fiat 500
– Honda Jazz/Fit
– Jaguar XF
– Nissan GT-R
– Toyota iQ
– VW Golf VI
The struggle will end on April 9 at the New York International auto show.… Continue reading
Meddling with a classic formula is dangerous, so Mazda was cautious when it built the latest MX-5.
It was launched first as a soft-top roadster in the same vein as the much loved original, and the question on everyone’s lips was: would there ever be a folding hard-top? Bosses repeatedly denied the existence of such a model right up until the British Motor Show in 2006 – and then it turned out they had been working on the MX-5 RC all along.… Continue reading