Sports Cars

BMW Concept X2 Preview

By Matt Schmitz on September 29, 2016


CARS.COM — BMW has marked the spot with the sixth "X" in its popular line of SUVs, filling in the missing slot in the sequence that currently includes the X1 and X3 through X6. The automaker, which today at the… Read More

BMW Concept X2 Preview

By Matt Schmitz on September 29, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW has marked the spot with the sixth "X" in its popular line of SUVs, filling in the missing slot in the sequence that currently includes the X1 and X3 through X6. The automaker, which today at the… Read More

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition Starts at $34,685

By Matt Schmitz on September 26, 2016

CARS.COM — The eagerly awaited 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF will launch with the Launch Edition, a 1,000-car limited run of the new "retractable fastback" that debuted at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. The Launch Edition starts at… Read More

Recall Alert: 80,000 Audi Convertibles, Coupes, Hybrids, Sedans and SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on September 26, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 80,000 model-year 2016 Audi TT and A3 convertibles, A3 sedans and A3 e-tron plug-in hybrids; model-year 2016-17 TT coupes; model-year 2017 A4 sedans and Q7 SUVs; and model-year 2015-17 Q3 SUVs The Problem: Vehicles may have… Read More

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman: First Look

By Matt Schmitz on September 21, 2016

Competes with: Mazda3 Grand Touring hatchback, Ford Focus Titanium hatchback, Volkswagen Golf SportWagon Looks like: The Clubman slipped into a Simpson racing suit Drivetrain: 228-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine; all-wheel drive; six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission Hits dealers: December… Read More

2017 Nissan GT-R: Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger on September 21, 2016

CARS.COM — Nissan's dramatic looking GT-R sports car gets a subtle update for 2017; a tweaked version of the brand's V-Motion grille and a new front bumper add some sharpness to the GT-R's face, while widened side sills provide better… Read More

How Fast Is the 2017 Nissan GT-R?

By Joe Bruzek on September 16, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Nissan GT-R has 565 horsepower, all-wheel drive and a launch control mode that pins you to the seat as it rockets the coupe from a standing stop at 4,000 rpm. Nissan prettied up the GT-R for… Read More

2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo: First Look

By Matt Schmitz on September 10, 2016

Competes with: Ford Focus ST, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra Sport Looks like: The non-turbo SR's more athletically inclined identical twin Drivetrain: 188-horsepower, 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder mated to a continuously variable automatic or six-speed manual transmission Hits dealerships: TBA CARS.COM —… Read More

Report: Dodge Will Offer All-Wheel-Drive Challenger for 2017

By Fred Meier on September 7, 2016

CARS.COM — The Dodge Challenger has been the pony car choice if your needs require more backseat room or trunk space. Now it might be your Snow Belt choice as well. Automotive News (subscription required) reports that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' muscle coupe… Read More

2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Aaron Bragman on September 6, 2016

CARS.COM — Dodge's Hellcat engine, the 707-horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 found in select Charger and Challenger SRT models, is the automotive equivalent of a frying pan to the face. From deafening cold-morning startups that set off nearby car alarms to… Read More

Automakers Make Big Gains in IIHS Car-Seat Installation Ratings

By Matt Schmitz on September 1, 2016

CARS.COM — According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, installing a car seat is getting easier. Now in its second year, the IIHS ratings program for installing car seats counts triple the number of car models receiving scores of… Read More