The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 heralds the return of the good old-fashioned manual transmission to the GT3 model line. The revived row-it-yourself gearbox will be the optional transmission on the new 500-hp 911, with the dual-clutch PDK ’box being standard. Fortunately, Porsche won’t ask consumers to pay more for seeking the satisfaction of…""
Launched for 2014, Infiniti’s Q50 sedan already has received a number of major updates. Changes to its controversial steer-by-wire system came first; then a comprehensive powertrain overhaul for 2016 added a four-cylinder option and a new twin-turbo V-6. Now, for 2018, the Q50 is getting its first visual updates inside…""
For 28 years, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has adhered to Mazda’s oft-cited jinba-ittai ethos, a Japanese phrase drawn from samurai horse archery that translates to “horse and rider as one.” The purity of connection required to accurately shoot arrows astride a moving animal, as distilled into an automobile, makes for…""
The Lexus crossover lineup will gain a new entry-level model called the UX, as previewed by the wild-looking UX concept introduced last fall and shown here. The official word comes from Lexus International executive vice president Yoshihiro Sawa, who spoke to the Australian publication Motoring at the Geneva auto show last week. The…""
While many will welcome the long-awaited tax reform recently championed by President Trump, it could prove to be a nail biter for electric-vehicle shoppers and enthusiasts. That’s because many buyers of electric vehicles, including relatively affordable ones like the Nissan Leaf or the Chevrolet Bolt EV, as well as some buyers of plug-in…""
Deliveries of the long-anticipated 2018 Nissan Leaf are expected by the end of the year. And while there’ve been some spy photos, hints from executives, concept cars, and healthy speculation, Nissan still hasn’t confirmed much about the completely new, second-generation version of its all-electric hatchback. Except now, it has disclosed that…""
The Central Intelligence Agency may be sharpening its car-hacking skills in efforts to carry out “nearly undetectable assassinations.” That’s the alarming conclusion reached by WikiLeaks, the multinational nonprofit that advocates for the disclosure of government secrets. The organization published nearly 9000 documents earlier this week that are believed to have originated from…""