When shopping for a sports car, safety is often not high on the list of priorities. In many cases, it falls far behind handling, acceleration, and overall driving enjoyment. Thankfully, for those interested in either the Subaru BRZ or Scion FR-S, safety is not something to sacrifice. The twin Japanese rear-drive sports coupes earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s 2012 Top Safety Pick award, the highest rating available.
Each passed all three categories, front, side, and roof strength tests easily, and are the only sports coupes in the $30,000 price range to do so. Given their tail-happy character, that is good news, ind… [Read more]
Cadillacs are known for comfort and style, not horsepower or speed. But with the 2013 Hennessey VR1200, that reputation changes. The mega-horsepower engine has a top speed of 242 MPH, and can reach speeds of 200 MPH in a very short and blurry mile. The 2013 VR1200 Twin Turbo Coupe ditches the stock block and [Read More]
In the last year, we’ve spent time in two of VW’s north-or-south-of-200k twin-turbo machines. [Read More]