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Ford Unveils 2013 Mustang at L.A. Auto Show

Ford recently released the details of its styling and mechanical tweaks to the Ford Mustang for the 2013 model year, in addition to disclosing the power output of the next engine that will move the Shelby GT500. Both models will debut this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Building on the success of all-new V6 and V8 powerplants for the 2011 model, Ford will try to keep its primary competitor, the Chevrolet Camaro, in its rearview mirror by refreshing ... continue reading»

Tags: Auto Shows, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, Ford, Affordable Sports Cars, Model News, LA Auto Show

Test drive: Ford Mustang Boss 302

Jim just finished a week in the Camaro SS convertible, and concluded that he’d prefer the Ford GT. After my test week in the Ford Mustang Boss 302, I can say that while the Boss is, well, boss, the Camaro is still the car for me. On paper, the Boss and the Camaro are about even. The Boss has 444 horsepower at 7,400 rpm, while the Camaro has 426 at 5,900 rpm. On the other hand, the ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Affordable Sports Cars, Muscle Cars

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec

Recently, I was knocking around D.C. in the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec. In this trim, the $26,750 affordable sports car came with performance features that include a 306-horsepower V6, six-speed manual transmission and Brembo brakes. Inside, there’s standard Bluetooth and USB connections, XM Radio, power windows and 10 cubic feet of trunk space, which is a generous amount compared to rivals like the Mazda RX-8 and Nissan 370Z. I was comfortable in the front ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, New Cars, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Affordable Sports Cars

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