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2013 Scion FR-S Priced at $24,200

Scion announced in a press release that the 2013 Scion FR-S, which is the fifth addition to the Scion lineup, will go on sale this spring with a starting price of $24,200 before destination charges. The base four-seat, rear-wheel drive FR-S has a six-speed manual transmission that’s mated to a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. Choosing the six-speed manual transmission, which comes with paddle shifters, adds $1,100 to the ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Affordable Sports Cars, Model News, Scion FR S

Hyundai Raises Prices on Upcoming Azera, Genesis Coupe

Hyundai rolled out pricing information for two redesigned models Tuesday. The automaker announced in a press release that the 2012 Hyundai Azera would go on sale in April with a starting price of $32,000, making it the second most expensive car in its class, following the $33,195 Toyota Avalon.     Compared with the 2011 model, the 2012 Azera sees a significant price increase of more than $6,000. Autoblog writes, “Hyundai is asking an awful lot more for its ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Hyundai Azera, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Model News, new car prices

Scion FR-S Revealed

The Scion FR-S affordable sports car was revealed this week, following the recent unveiling of its twin, the Subaru BRZ, which is mechanically and cosmetically identical except for brand-specific badging and interior trim. The FR-S is a rear-wheel drive sports coupe built jointly by Toyota and Subaru. It is powered by a Subaru-sourced boxer engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that puts 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque to the ground with either a six-speed manual transmission or an automatic ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Subaru, Toyota, Scion, Affordable Sports Cars, Model News, Subaru BRZ, Scion FR S

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Revisions Announced

While many automakers are making their big announcements to coincide with model debuts at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai has revealed its updates for the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe at a relatively small event in Korea. Not only will both the four- and six-cylinder engines receive power boosts, but the automaker has given the Genesis Coupe a Hyundai Veloster-style facelift, as well as an updated transmission. The 2013 Genesis Coupe’s four-cylinder engine now makes 275 horsepower ... continue reading»

Tags: Auto Shows, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Model News

2011 Mazda RX-8: Does it fit?

This is the 2011 Mazda RX-8, which has rocked the same basic exterior styling since it was introduced in 2004. The base RX-8 starts at $26,795, but our test car was decked out in Grand Touring trim, which at $32,260, adds $5,465 to the base model’s price. It also adds standard features such as a moonroof, rain-sensing wipers, Bluetooth, heated seats and a Bose surround sound stereo with satellite radio. Part of what makes the RX-8 ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, New Cars, Gas Prices, Mazda RX 8, Nissan 370Z, Hyundai Genesis Coupe

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