The RS America Was the Cheapest 911 In 1993

In 1993, the lighter, faster Porsche 911 RS America was a full $10,000 cheaper than a Carrera 2. Those were the days.

Why Some Chose the Mercury Capri Over the Miata
Mazda built a true sports car. Ford built a more luxurious 2+2 that …
The 1986 Jeep Commanche Is a "Maxi-Mini" Pickup
Despite limited resources, Renault-backed American Motors knew how t…
The Pontiac Bonneville SSE Mixed Gold With Plastic
Rejoice as MotorWeek's John Davis compares Pontiac's best for 1988 t…
When GM Turned Die Cast Toy Design Into Real Cars
In 2002, the 35th Anniversary Edition Camaro SS and Collectors' Edit…
What the "E" Stood For in Maserati Biturbo E

In the 1986 Maserati universe, E did not stand for electric, nor economic. Not by a long shot.

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Thank Lotus for More Speed at Half the Ferrari Money

In 1989, the four-cylinder Lotus Esprit Turbo SE was faster than a V12-powered Ferrari Testarossa, while also costing a lot less money.

The Saab 900 Turbo Handled Like a Champ

In 1985, the Saab 900 Turbo was the safest and most fun front-wheel drive car on the American market.

The Renault Fuego Turbo Was Affordable for a Reason

A bargain, complete with brakes that are "the combination of champagne and cognac."

The 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 Was 'Hot Stuff on Any Continent'

If any Corvette could hang with the Europeans, it was the ZR-1.

In 1996, The Porsche 911 Targa Was a Strange Mix of New and Old

It's kind of the opposite of a new 911 Targa.

Was a Facelift Enough to Keep the Acura NSX Relevant in 2002?

When the NSX was first launched, it trounced the Ferrari 348. In 2002, it was up against the 360 Modena.

The 1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 Was Too Far Ahead of its Time

A car with electronics this advanced wouldn't be out of place in 2016.