In the world of performance vehicles the FD3S RX-7 has stood out as somewhat of a dark horse thanks to the heartbeat of its 13B rotrary power. In the world of rotary power the 26B 4rotor trumps all. From Mazdas 787B to the 792P. Rotary and RX-7 ledgendary gurus such as RE/Amemiya who built the […]
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I like the idea of a hybrid for 2 reasons, as both daily commuter and for long trips to visits friends and relatives. The conservative gas consumption is appealing on both fronts. For the first 2 days the Lexus CT 200 was used simply to transport me to and from the office, which would […]
Its rather bitter sweet this one. Sweet because, well lets face it, a little Zoom Zoom in your life is always a good thing. Bitter in that it wasnt quite the zoom I was expecting. Let me save you some worry right up front. The 2011 3 is a worthy vehicle. It has everything one […]
A minivan can be practical in a variety of settings. Comfortably transporting your business colleagues to the airport or an important event, loading up the kids for a soccer game, family vacations with easy access to your infant or infants as it were even hauling sheets of drywall to […]
After an almost 9 month break, Maser news isnt a bad post to put us back on the boards. Most of you don’t know that Maserati is one of our favorite car companies at Up Shift. The only experience better than watching and hearing a vehicle like this is driving it. The only thing that […]
Tom Walkinshaw is at the wheel of the JRA Jaguar from 1985 and absolutly wears out the track for this pole quaifying lap. Getting the car a little loose on almost every corner and even taking it on two wheels for one of them. I have seen alot of driving skill displayed in my day […]
Faster than the McLaren F1? Realy guys? McLaren GT, a new race car manufacturer which brings together the expertise of McLaren Racing, McLaren Automotive and CRS Racing, unveiled its GT3 car and plans for a 2011 development programme. The new McLaren MP4-12C GT3 will be the first McLaren car built for FIA* GT series racing […]
A big thanks to Peter Chaney for posting this via Face Book. As I commented there, I have studdied many a lap of The Ring and am a huge fan of watching a skilled wheel man drive the paint off a car. This lap…sits in my top 3 Nurburgring laps of all time. I hope you […]
We showed you video of the Jaguar XK-R debut from the Geneva Motor Show…but be honest. You know you want to see it again. We bring you into the live Jaguar/Land Rover press conference for another taste. You can thank me later.
As we continue to ramp up technologies that fit in with our ever-growing green generation, Mazda shows us what fuel saving technologies it has in store to keep it competative. Watch live video from Mazda & MAZDASPEED TV on Justin.tv