Tag: compact cars

Video: Chevrolet reveals Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition Camaro sports car

Next year marks Chevrolet and Hot Wheels 50th anniversary of working together to create some of the flashiest finger powered vehicles the toy industry has ever seen. To celebrate, General Motors has decided to reverse its role in that partnership as the inspiration for the toy maker’s cars.

First Look: Reflective of true luxury, the 2019 Genesis G70 saves you time and simplifies your life

Genesis is now a three-sedan luxury brand in a world voracious for SUVs. The long-awaited 2019 Genesis G70, an entry-level sport sedan sharing its platform and powertrains with the arguably more compelling 2018 Kia Stinger, debuted overnight in Seoul at a “festival” attended by 15,000 people and headlined by Gwen Stefani.

The 2018 Mustang GT with the Performance Pack Level 2 levels the playing field against the Camaro SS 1LE

Never has there been a better time to be a red-blooded American car enthusiast. The Chevrolet Camaro, the Dodge Challenger, and the Ford Mustang, nameplates that date back half a century give or take a few years, are faster, better to drive, and more technologically sophisticated than ever before.

Flash Drive: Does the 2019 Genesis G70 Sport have what it takes to compete in the entry-luxury sport sedan segment?

Genesis revealed its luxury compact 2019 G70 sedan in Seoul this week, and I had a front row seat for the festivities. Following introductions of an array of executives with exotic names and luxury-brand pedigrees (Bentley, Lamborghini, Mercedes are all mentioned in the intros), the BMW 3 Series fighter was unveiled.

First Drive: Redesigned for 2018, the Kia Rio proves cheap doesn’t mean crap

The last year has been a busy one for Kia. The South Korea-based automaker has introduced an all-new version of its full-size Cadenza sedan, put a new turbocharged engine in its top-selling Soul multi-activity vehicle, and is slowly launching the head-turning Stinger sports sedan. Not to be ignored is the smallest product in the automaker’s arsenal, the Rio subcompact.

First Drive: Honda finally brings its sport compact A-game to America, with the 2017 Civic Type R

Honda homies will notice it right away, but for the rest of us it’s important to understand the significance of the 2017 Civic Type R’s Honda badge. Red, it’s the first emblem of its color affixed to a U.S.-spec Honda, a detail previously reserved for Type R models sold in Europe and Japan.