Mazda Miata, First Alfa Romeo, Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet driven: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Uber’s Chinese rival just raised $4 billion As turbulent as 2017 was for Uber, 2018 looks set to start off even worse for the maligned company, as China’s Didi Chuxing says it raised over $4 billion from SoftBank Group in yet another round of funding. The large injection of cash makes Didi the world’s second-largest […]

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the most traditional sports car available today. With its nimble handling, frisky feel, Italian-inspired design, and reasonable fuel economy, its only compromises are those expected from a sports car in the vein of MGBs and Triumphs: utility and relatively limited safety features. The 2018 Miata scores a 6.6 out […]

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2018 Lexus LC Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

If you remember the very first days of Lexus, you remember the clever ads: the champagne glasses on the hood of the car, the ball bearing rolling down its hood, the “relentless pursuit of perfection.” Forget it all. Now Lexus is chasing after world-class luxury and performance with big power, great handling, and outrageous styling. […]

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2018 Lexus RC Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The Lexus RC coupes step gradually from luxury liners to engaging sport coupes. The Lexus RC competes with established luxury-brand sport coupes such as the BMW 4-Series, Audi A5, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. This year, Lexus renames the RC 200t and makes it the RC 300. It’s the sole 4-cylinder coupe; the 300 AWD, 350, and […]

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