2010 Nissan GT-R Spec V Gets 520 HP, Drops 200 Pounds

Details about the 2010 Nissan GT-R Spec V, the GT-R's err "performance variant," have leaked out. The new, Mega-Godzilla will get 520 HP, lose 200 pounds, and lap the 'ring faster than the 2009 Corvette ZR1, putting it firmly in Porsche 911 GT2 territory. How fast? » 7/28/08 11:10am 7/28/08 11:10am

Speculating on a Smaller Mazda SUV: The CX-5

The UK's AutoExpress says it has a scoop on Mazda's next product direction. Using design tropes from the Hakaze concept, which the company unveiled in Geneva, Maz will launch a new small people mover to compete with the likes of the upcoming Nissan Rogue and current Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV-4. AE says the new model… » 3/23/07 5:43pm 3/23/07 5:43pm

Popular Mechanics Specs the 2008 Chevrolet Malibu

If a new sketch from Popular Mechanics is on the money, the next Chevrolet Malibu could be a much sexier beast than the current, blocky rental-lot queen, with lines reminiscent of the Corvette Z06's. Of course, these spec'd out lines are exaggerated for effect (why, god why?), but as PM blogger Jim Dunne says, the… » 12/08/05 10:54am 12/08/05 10:54am