At yesterday's Rolex Grand Am event Gunter Schaldach experienced a scenario no driver is ever really prepared for—losing your brakes at 160 MPH. When Schaldach entered turn 1 at Road America he hit brakes on his Camaro GT.R and as the race driver put it "nothing happened".
Two decades before they would consider selling wagonesque sedans to the general public, Porsche took a 928 and added a bulbous rear as a gift for the 75th birthday of company founder Ferry Porsche. It was called the Study H50.
The Mazda Shinari bowed in the folded-and-creased sheet-metal at today's Los Angeles Auto Show, showing off new "KODO" design language that should lead the way for future Mazda vehicles. We still sorta miss Nagare.
To combat the upcoming Toyota FT-86 and the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Mazda's preparing a replacement for the slow-selling RX-8. Reports from Japan indicate the automaker's looking to revive the RX-7. Fast and the Furai? Sadly, not so much.
When Jon Oxer decided to hook up his Mazda RX-8 to his iPhone, he had a car poised to impress hot-librarian-type women. Instead, he developed something likely only to impress dudes in Linux penguin t-shirts.