| May 26, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The car: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth
The power: 160 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque from a 1.4-liter, inline, turbocharged four-cylinder engine routing power to the front wheels via a five-speed manual transmission.
The photos: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:00 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Galpin Auto Sports in Van Nuys brought a range of vehicles to this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Assn. trade show, but two of them stand out.
In front of the the Galpin booth sits a custom baby blue and orange 1966 Ford Bronco....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Drawing on the elegance and quirkiness of the auto design past — and the commercial success of recent rebirths like the Chevy Camaro — nostalgia styling is one of the most noticeable trends for 2013.
Carmakers on both sides of the Atlantic...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:39 AM
"If you want a Ferrari sedan, go buy a Maserati."
So said Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa this summer to dispel rumors that Ferrari would ever build anything with four doors.
The closest you'll get to a sedan with a prancing horse on the hood? Maserati's...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Porsche has a new roadster out, the 2013 Boxster S. It's faster, more handsome and more practical than ever before, yada yada yada, they always are. But try this on for size: You can now spend around $90,000 on one.
At that price, you might be inclined...
| Jun 28, 2012
You're not going to see Lindsay Lohan crash a 2013 Nissan Altima into the back of a garbage truck. Your 10-year-old won't be hanging a poster of one on his bedroom wall next to a Lamborghini Aventador and Kobe Bryant. The car won't have a heavily scripted...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If Europeans didn't walk so darn much, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 might be a better-looking car. Clearly they don't appreciate the convenience of a 90-second drive to Gelson's for a carton of soy milk that we Angelenos take for granted.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:32 AM
The car: Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante
The power: 5.2-liter, direct-injected V-10 making 570 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. Six-speed automated manual transmission with three shift modes and paddle shifters.
The speed: 0-...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Let's get down to brass tacks. Cadillac's all-new compact sedan, the 2013 ATS, is not a better car than its target, the BMW 3 Series.
This single, lonely aspect of the ATS is all that matters to trunkfuls of self-proclaimed automotive cognoscenti...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:15 AM
With the 2012 SEMA Show just around the corner, it would appear that Chrysler Group is coming to party.
The company released details on many of the 24 modified vehicles it will be bringing to the private aftermarket show. Models from every one of its six...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:25 AM
After recent news that Chevy would officially unveil the all-new 2014 Corvette just prior to the Detroit Auto Show in January, the company said it would periodically release details about the car before the launch.
Wednesday, it started with the engine....