SEMA Review: Green Altima Race Car Does LA

Today’s budding gearheads are different in a few ways from the motoring enthusiasts of the past.  Where the old school guys are all about big power from big engines, the newest enthusiasts have been raised to “think green”, and due to the shift in the performance automotive market, that same big power is made by […] More »

  Comments | By - November 19, 2008

Dodge EV Beats Dodge SRT8.

It seems unlikely that a 268 horsepower electric powered Dodge concept wearing a Lotus body could beat a new Dodge Challenger SRT-8 in a short race from a stop, but during a recent show-off session of the new Dodge EV, that was exactly what happened. The Rose Bowl parking lot was the site of the […] More »

  Comments | By - November 17, 2008

Toyota to Build a Prius Coupe?

While the rumors of a whole brand of Prius from Toyota, similar to what we have seen with Scion, are still unproven and unverified by the company, more credible rumors are ramping up about more variants of the popular Prius, mainly in the form of a Prius coupe.  When the Prius hit the market, it […] More »

  Comments | By - November 12, 2008

2008 ‘Green’ Twin Turbo Corvette…?

The 2008 Chevrolet Corvette comes equipped with a 6.2L LS3 engine, making 420 horsepower and 424lb-ft of torque and yielding around 16/20 mpg.  By no means is the new Vette considered “green”, even though it is one of the most popular sports cars in the history of the American automobile, and with rising fuel prices […] More »

  Comments | By - November 10, 2008