The Japanese Are Going Crazy For Ferraris

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/04/13 9:19am 4/04/13 9:19am

A Helicopter Lets A Corvette ZR1 Win On Top Gear Korea By…

Those Top Gear challenges where a car is shot with lasers from a plane or helicopter are almost always won by the flying aparatus. Top Gear's counterparts in Korea just beat a helicopter with a Corvette ZR1. And that's because the helicopter crashed. Whoops. » 2/11/13 9:50am 2/11/13 9:50am

Wire Wheels, Cortina Heritage: The 1984 Hyundai Stellar

The Hyundai Stellar » 11/14/08 1:30pm 11/14/08 1:30pm was quite the mishmash of parts-bin bargains, with the same chassis as the Ford Cortina Mk 5, a Mitsubishi engine, and styling by . That doesn't matter, however; what matter is that ads for Korean cars have the most awesome combo of macho voiceover and cheezy echo effects in the history of…

Kia Forte Teaser Pics Quietly Slip Out

Kia's very quietly revealed what appear to be photos of their upcoming Spectra-replacement, the Kia Forte. The new shots continue to show the Korean automaker's moving at a definitively un-Kia-like high speed towards a new, bolder design direction. We've seen it indicated already by the Kia Soul, Kia Koup and now the… » 6/24/08 1:00pm 6/24/08 1:00pm

Hyundai Shakes Loose Details On Extended-Wheelbase Genesis

As many of you guessed, I'm out here on the Southern tip of the Korean peninsula at the behest of the Mechanics who are quite Popular, getting the scoop on the new Hyundai [REDACTED]. While the driving impressions on the new [REDACTED] from the folks at Hyundai (Yes, Hyundai) are embargoed for a bit, there was other… » 5/07/08 6:19am 5/07/08 6:19am

First Hyundai Genesis Customers Bewildered By Low Price Tag

It looks like this pair of 2009 Hyundai Genesis Sedans got a bit tipsy on the way to their upcoming luxury-party crash. What you see here is a pair of early production or pre-production Genesi that were probably on their way to something important in Korea. Somehow along the way the truck carrying the black and silver… » 3/25/08 9:30am 3/25/08 9:30am

Hyundai Genesis Sedan Revealed One Month Prior To Detroit Auto Show…

At a super-secret special test drive preview for the Korean media, Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled the sports sedan Genesis a full month prior to what was supposed to be the "official" unveil at the Detroit Auto Show and a full month after they showed off the coupe concept version at the LA Auto Show. The car features a rear… » 12/05/07 6:40am 12/05/07 6:40am