Archive for the ‘Pontiac’ Tag

Happy 25th, MX-5 Miata! Three Generations of Mazda’s Sports Car Compared—Plus Our Original Reviews!

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 17:52 | News | 0 Comment

With Mazda’s pokey little MX-5 Miata sports car celebrating its 25th birthday this year and the new, fourth-generation car’s arrival just around the corner (tomorrow!), we called a staff meeting to determine how best to celebrate. Cross-country trip? Already done (thanks, Road & Track). Take one racing? Also not exactly a new concept ...

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Belgians Want Royalties if Infiniti Builds the Q50 Eau Rouge

Monday, 1 September 2014, 13:10 | News | 0 Comment

Nissan is in hot water—specifically, hot red water—over the pretty French name attached to its GT-R–powered concept sedan. The Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium wants royalties if Nissan decides to sell the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, so named after the track’s famous (and terrifyingly fast) uphill bend. According to Bloomberg, the ...

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2014 Concours d’LeMons California: Excrellence, Excrellence Everywhere! [w/Mega-Gallery]

Monday, 18 August 2014, 13:31 | News | 0 Comment

Very few things live up to their billing as well as the Concours d’LeMons. Held in Seaside during Pebble Beach weekend as an antidote to the high-falutin’ stuff on the nearby golf courses, its stated mission is to celebrate the oddball, mundane, and truly awful of the automotive world. Indeed, this year’s California ...

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24 Hours of LeMons New Jersey: The Winners!

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 1:46 | News | 0 Comment

At the second annual There Goes the Neighborhood 24 Hours of LeMons (and our sixth visit to New Jersey Motorsports Park since our first race there in 2011), we saw numerous movie-themed teams and our first four-billion-lap penalty on Friday, German cars pushed entirely out of the upper reaches of the standings on Saturday, and […]

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24 Hours of LeMons New Jersey Day 1: Volvo, Ford, Pontiac Leading Classes

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 1:37 | News | 0 Comment

The first day of racing at the second annual There Goes the Neighborhood 24 Hours of LeMons is in the books, and we’ve got a lot of familiar faces high in the standings, a lot of broken engine parts on the tarmac, and a development we don’t see at many races: no German cars in […]

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The Ultimate Toyota-thon! The 15 Greatest Toyotas Ever

Friday, 8 August 2014, 17:01 | News | 0 Comment

The storied rise of Toyota Motor Corporation from a maker of automatic textile looms to the largest and most profitable automaker in the world has been well documented. With hundreds of millions of durable, reliable workaday cars and trucks produced over a span of almost 80 years, distilling the 15 greatest ’Yotas of all time […]

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2014 Car and Driver Cars and Coffee Summer Session, By the Numbers [w/ Photo Gallery!]

Monday, 28 July 2014, 14:55 | News | 0 Comment

This past Saturday, we opened our doors and our parking lot—and, as it happened, a few lots belonging to our neighbors—for the fifth official Car and Driver Cars and Coffee event. Whereas previous gatherings were essentially limited only to C/D Backfires members, this time around our invitations were open, and the public responded en ...

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9 Automakers Have Now Issued Recalls for Dangerous Airbags, NHTSA Still Investigating [Update: BMW Expands E46 3-series Recall By 574,000 Cars]

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 11:28 | News | 0 Comment

The faulty Takata-sourced airbags recalled by Toyota last month reopened a rare supplier-side defect from 2013 that had affected 3.6 million cars from six automakers. In the interim and in response to an ongoing investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, three additional companies have issued recalls because of the ...

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9 Automakers Have Now Issued Recalls for Dangerous Airbags, NHTSA Still Investigating

Friday, 11 July 2014, 10:07 | News | 0 Comment

The faulty Takata-sourced airbags recalled by Toyota last month reopened a rare supplier-side defect from 2013 that had affected 3.6 million cars from six automakers. In the interim and in response to an ongoing investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, three additional companies have issued recalls because of the ...

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From the C/D Archives: 1994 Mazda Miata M Edition and R Package Tested!

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 14:55 | News | 0 Comment

The Miata caused a sensation at its 1989 introduction, but as we know from the Pontiac Fiero, or even Nirvana, sensations have the staying power of Beavis on prom night. For example, sales of the 1993-model Miata were 58 percent lower than the peak of 51,087 for the ’90 model. READ MORE ›› Read more […]

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