Performance Vehicles

Ford GT LeMans teams

Ford Best / Corvette Worst in GTE Pro in LeMans Qualifying, Adjustments Required

The qualifying rounds for the 2016 24 Hours of LeMans race have finished up and the new Ford GT cars have captured the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th spots in the GTE Pro class while the Corvette Racing teams have been forced to settle for last and 2nd to last in the class – but new Balance of Performance adjustments have been issued to several teams ahead of the race.
Lemans 2016 Corvette Racing Pair

Corvette Racing Slowest in LeMans Qualifying after Power Restrictions

The “Balance of Performance” adjustments required of the Corvette Racing teams during the first qualifying session for this weekend’s 24 Hours of LeMans race have had a horrific impact on the reigning champions, moving them to the bottom of the GTE Pro qualifying order while the new Ford GT – which was originally much slower than the Corvette – jumped to the top two spots in the class.
2017 F150 cluster

Ford Shows Off the 2017 F150 10-Speed Gauge Cluster

Ford Motor Company hasn’t announced exactly when the 2017 F150 pickups with the new 10-speed automatic transmission will reach dealerships, but the image above – showing the shift indicator area of the F150 gauge cluster – leads me to believe that the arrival of the industry’s first 10-speed gearbox cant be far off.
Custom Challenger Convertible

Many Dodge Fans Don't Want a Challenger Convertible

The modern Dodge Challenger has never been offered as a convertible while both the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro have, but while some people insist that a Challenger convertible would have a big impact on sales – polling a handful of Mopar enthusiast group shows fairly low interested in a drop-top Dodge muscle car.
NEMPA calls Mazda MX-5 Miata Best Value Convertible.

New England Motor Press Honors 2016 Mazda Miata

The New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) gathered earlier this month to honor the best of the best vehicles it tested over the past year. Mazda’s 2016 MX-5 Miata was honored as The Best Value Convertible this year. However, as Bill Griffith and Wheels TV wrote of the award, “It is really more of a lifetime achievement award.”

Pages