The Nissan 350Z coupe has been dropped -- it's being replaced by the new 2009 370Z. However, the 350Z roadster rolls into 2009 unchanged.
With all the gee-whiz technology available in today's cars, it's easy to forget the joy that an elemental sports car like a 2009 Nissan 350Z provides. Nope, this car won't give you the weather in Cincinnati or make you a cup of coffee as you drive into work. But the Z has everything you'll need to get a rush no caffeinated beverage could hope to match.
“My job is horsepower,” said Adam Christian, engine performance technical expert at Ford. And one glance at the numbers – 102 ponies per liter in particular – and it’s clear he and his team deserve a raise. Christian is one of many proud parents that helped deliver the new 5.2-liter V8 that will be found under the hoods of Shelby GT350 Mustangs. This exciting powerplant delivers a breathtaking 526 hp, 429 lb-ft of torque and a redline north of eight grand; if you’re wondering, fuel cutoff is 8,250 RPM. It’s absolutely a high-water mark for us,” he said, and the work it took to deliver these torrid figures is as extensive as it is impressive.
BMW opened up its M Performance Parts catalog to the new 3- and 5-series, the company said on Friday. The German automaker will offer chassis, brakes, aero upgrades and exhaust improvements for the 2012 3-series and the 2011-12 5-series. BMW revealed the line for its diesel cars in Europe in January, but those cars won't be coming here. Starting on the outside, a 20-inch forged-alloy wheel set is offered for the 3-series.The wheels reduce unsprung weight by 2.4 pounds per wheel.
With its aggressively sculpted exterior and driver-oriented cockpit, the 2015 Stingray sports car is a beautiful combination of brilliant engineering and purpose-driven design that’s available in both coupe and convertible. From lightweight, carbon-nano-fiber components to a 460-horsepower LT1 engine with available performance exhaust, every element of the 2015 Stingray makes it the quickest, most powerful, most refined standard Corvette ever made. And since the best sports cars deserve only the best of care, the 2015 Corvette Stingray comes standard with Chevrolet Complete Care that offers 2 years or 24,000 miles† of scheduled maintenance, roadside assistance and more.
The new 2015 Camaro is the perfect combination of distinct design, cutting-edge technology and exhilarating performance. Simply put, it’s the full package. Performance-driven design enhancements to the front and rear fascias give the new Camaro a low, wide, contemporary look.