What It Is: The revival of Mazda’s Wankel-powered sports car, which refuses to die without a fight. It stole the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show in concept form as the RX-Vision, seen here. Why It Matters: The rotary engine is a cornerstone in the house of Mazda. Also, the MX-5 Miata ...
June 29th, 2016
The gas-tank indicator you didn’t know was there… When you pull up to a gas station, it’s helpful to know which side of your car the fuel tank is on. That piece of information determines which side of the gas-pump islands you’ll drive up. You probably know by now which side ...
June 24th, 2016
James Bond will forever be associated with Aston Martin, but 007 drove plenty of other interesting cars in the franchise’s long history. Some were lackluster, while others were inspired. These nine are the latter. 1. Sabaru Alpine – Dr. No Dr. No might be the ...
June 10th, 2016
All cars have rear brakes to help them stop, and while the two most commonly used types of braking systemsvary differently in how they apply stopping force, they carry the same genetic make-up. Essentially, a friction-building compound gets pressed into a piece of metal, ...
May 23rd, 2016