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Nissan, General Motors and Lotus Announce Recalls

If you own a Nissan 370Z, Infiniti G37 Coupe, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana or Lotus Elise, you may need to head over to the dealership. These cars and vans are all affected by recent recalls. The 2011 Nissan 370Z and Infiniti G37 Coupe from model years 2011 and 2012 may have faulty power windows. They both come standard with pinch protection, so if the window is going up and senses that an object like a finger or an arm is ... continue reading»

Tags: Recalls, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Lotus Elise, Nissan 370Z, Infiniti G37, Model News

Nissan 370Z: Pants Required

Recently, two of us got the opportunity to check out the 2011 Nissan 370Z. And while the Z is competitive with other affordable sports cars, there is one thing that sets it apart: It requires pants. Jamie Page Deaton says: The 2011 Nissan 370Z is definitely a guy’s car. Not because you need a Y chromosome to handle the 332 horsepower the 370Z’s V6 makes, but because there is no way you can get in or out of ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, Nissan 370Z

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

Nissan 370Z Roadster vs. BMW Z4

If I told you that a new BMW would cost you less than a comparably-equipped Nissan, would you believe me? Sure, that’s a statement that can’t even come close to being made across BMW’s model line, but it applies if you’re currently shopping leases on a two-seat convertible. And really, who doesn’t want to bask in the sun now that it’s the unofficial start of summer? Nissan lease deals vary by region, but if ... continue reading»

Tags: Analysis, New Cars, Car Shopping, BMW Z4, Nissan 370Z