Kia Optima SX Limited Is One Way To Spend $34,900

America's most sort of exciting mid-sizer — the Kia Optima SX — just got better! Ok, not really better. Or faster. And there's no manual transmission. But it is more expensive in new SX Limited trim, almost reaching the $35,000 mark. What do you have to be high on to pay that for a mid-size sedan? Oh… right. » 2/08/12 2:30pm 2/08/12 2:30pm

Dodge Charger Redline 426: So Hot It's Illegal

Chrysler may want to give the new Dodge Dart a well-accessorized introduction, but other product lines are getting some welcome Mopar-style attention as well. The only problem is that the best part on display for the Charger Redline 426 is the one you're not really allowed to use. » 2/08/12 1:30pm 2/08/12 1:30pm

Kia Track'ster Concept: A 250-hp AWD Kimchi-Flavored Hatch

It's uncommon for a concept to transcend its sketches, but the Kia Track'ster Concept is that rare vehicle. Based on the Kia Soul, this hot hatch ticks all our boxes with all-wheel-drive, a six-speed transmission, and a 250-hp turbocharged four-banger underhood. If you build it, we will come. » 2/08/12 1:08pm 2/08/12 1:08pm

Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute: MOAR MOPAR

Chrysler wants you to like the Dodge Dart. They really do. And they're sweetening the pot with a a million powertrains and more than 150 Mopar accessories, most of which can be found on the Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute custom car. » 2/08/12 12:30pm 2/08/12 12:30pm

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: A Diesel Coupe For Menfolk

Volkswagen calls the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI the "most fuel efficient 21st Century Beetle" because those old veedubs managed impressive fuel economy feats before safety was an issue. Legal precision aside, shoving a diesel in a new-but-not-New Volkswagen Beetle gives American men a shot at an affordable diesel coupe. » 2/02/12 2:45pm 2/02/12 2:45pm