This is the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Very few automobile races have the history and excitement this race produces, fewer still have a history that dates back over 100 years. Starting in 1911, the Indy 500 represented one of the most challenging races in the world. Some scoffed at
Usually a fleet-car regular, the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is vastly improved in every measurable way. General Motors has been quietly stiffening and reducing weight on many of their vehicles. It weighs less than 3,200 pounds despite feeling rigid and planted. It's a lovely design that, when paired with a sprightly 1.5-liter turbo,
In this edition of Ask Nathan: Thoughts on Nissan taking control of Mitsubishi? An Audi as a first car? Good choices for a car-themed party? Today's first question comes from a long-time fan who is curious about TFL's take on Nissan setting up a partnership with Mitsubishi. Nathan, What's the TFL take
When Honda, one of the more conservative automakers in our market, built the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe, they built a exceptionally fun little runabout. Somehow, they managed to make it fun with a continuously variable transmission(CVT) too! Much of the thanks goes to the turbocharged, 174 horsepower, 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine
Inking a deal worth ¥237 billion (about $2.1-billion USD), Nissan announced today their extended partnership with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in the wake of recent fuel economy cheating perpetrated by Mitsubishi. This massive purchase comes right after Mitsubishi's stock, affected by this newest scandal, hit rock bottom. Here's the headline: "YOKOHAMA and
Assembled at the Chakan facility, near Pune, India, the diminutive Volkswagen Ameo is based on the Volkswagen Polo’s PQ25 platform. In fact, up to the B-pillar, the Volkswagen Ameo is the same as the Volkswagen Polo hatchback. Why is this little car significant to Volkswagen fans in the United States?
In this edition of Ask Nathan: What's up with Honda powering Disney's Autopia? Best reasonably priced electric BMW i3, Nissan Leaf or Mitsubishi i-MiEV? Is the 2016 Scion tC a good buy? Today's first question comes from a fan who heard that Disneyland's Autopia ride is now sponsored by Honda. Hi Nathan! I know you're