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2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on August 31, 2015


Competes with: Fiat 500C Looks like: A Targa-top version of the wider, bug-eyed ForTwo redesign Drivetrain: 89-horsepower, turbocharged 0.9-liter three-cylinder with five-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Early summer 2016 Smart's one-car makeover continues with… Read More

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on August 31, 2015

Competes with: Fiat 500C Looks like: A Targa-top version of the wider, bug-eyed ForTwo redesign Drivetrain: 89-horsepower, turbocharged 0.9-liter three-cylinder with five-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Early summer 2016 Smart's one-car makeover continues with… Read More

2015 Ford Mustang: The Pros and Cons of Optional Recaro Seats

By Joe Bruzek on August 20, 2015

The 2015 Ford Mustang is one of the many performance cars that offer Recaro-branded, highly bolstered, track-ready front seats as a factory option. Recaro is well known in the automotive world as a manufacturer of high-performance seats for racing applications,… Read More

Recall Alert: 420,000 Volkswagen Sedans, SUVs, Convertibles, Hatchbacks and Wagons

By Matt Schmitz on August 14, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 420,000 Volkswagen vehicles, including model-year 2010-14 CC and Passat sedans, and Tiguan SUVs; model-year 2010-13 Eos convertibles and Jetta sedans; model-year 2011-14 Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks; and model-year 2011-13 Jetta SportWagen wagons The Problem: Debris may… Read More

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: First Drive

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 28, 2015

People in my line of work have been known to write raves about Mazda MX-5 Miatas, and to purchase them, as I have. Now that I've driven Club and Grand Touring versions of the redesigned 2016 Miata on canyon roads… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Ferrari Sports Cars

By Matt Schmitz on July 17, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 800 model-year 2015 Ferrari sports car, including the 458 Italia, 458 Spider, 458 Speciale, 458 Speciale A, California T, FF, F12berlinetta and LaFerrari The Problem: The driver-side airbag module may have been improperly assembled, which could cause… Read More

2015 Audi A3 Review

By Aaron Bragman on July 10, 2015

Comfortable, stylish and fun to drive, the new Audi A3 Cabriolet is a fantastic but expensive way to enjoy good weather and good roads. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

Topless Chevrolet Camaro Makes Open-Air Driving Easy

By Aaron Bragman on July 1, 2015

The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible made its debut today in Detroit, and now seeing it in person it is undeniable — GM's sports car looks as good topless as it does with a hard lid. But there have been… Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2007-2009 Eclipse Spyder

By Jen Burklow on June 25, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 75,000 model-year 2006-09 Mitsubishi Eclipse sports cars manufactured April 20, 2005, to Feb. 13, 2009, and 2007-09 Eclipse Spyder sports cars manufactured from Dec. 23, 2005, to Feb. 13, 2009 The Problem: Corrosion inside the antilock brake… Read More

Recall Alert: 2000-2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eclipse Spyder, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Stratus

By Matt Schmitz on June 25, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 460,000 model-year 2000-05 Mitsubishi Eclipse sports cars manufactured between April 5, 1999, and Dec. 17, 2004; 2001-05 Eclipse Spyder sports cars manufactured between Jan. 19, 2000, and March 18, 2005; 2001-05 Chrysler Sebring cars manufactured between April… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Drops Top Remotely

By David Thomas on June 24, 2015

Chevrolet revealed the completely redesigned 2016 Camaro coupe earlier this year with its promise of a lighter, all-new chassis and stylish exterior. Today, the company unveiled the convertible version of the muscle car, which has a droptop that can be… Read More