The Mustang has been Ford’s flagship pony car since its debut in 1964. Throughout its 63 years of production, it has undergone some major changes. The revised 2018 Mustang GT is no exception to that.
Before we get into the changes in the GT, lets talk a little bit about the ecoBoost. For starters, most of you will know by now that Ford no longer offers a v6 for their Mustang lineup. They’re only going to be offering a 2.3L 4 cylinder ecoBoost, and the 5.0L v8.
Don’t let 4 cylinders fool you, though. In 2018, the ecoBoost is going to be making a whopping 310 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. In fact, Ford is claiming this engine will be capable of taking the Mustang from 0-60 in under 5 seconds. It’s also cheaper than the 2017 was by about $600 (for an MSRP of $25,585).
Let’s be honest – getting behind the wheel of a car that puts a smile on your face is what we all want. It doesn’t necessarily have to make 500+ horsepower, either.
Cars that will continually put a smile on your face every time you get in the driver’s seat is becoming more and more rare. Granted, there are tons of exotic supercars that do just that – but what about on a budget?
So, with that said, we’ve compiled a list of what we believe to be some of the most fun cars to drive out there today. This isn’t going to be your list filled with all Ferrari’s, either. All of the cars you’re going to read about will cost under $40,000 new.
Ford Mustang GT
You can’t be surprised to see the Mustang on this list. There’s a reason the Mustang has been so incredibly successful since its debut in 1964, and hasn’t [...]
The Jaguar F-Type is already an amazing, beautiful, and powerful car. Recently, Jaguar has announced a new model that’ll outperform the F-Type – and it’s a Sedan. The newly announced model is being called the Jaguar XE SV Project 8.
It’s going to have a MSRP of about $192,000. This makes it more expensive than a McLaren 570s and a Porsche 911. That’s right – a 4 door Jaguar is priced more expensive than some supercars. Keep in mind that buyers can choose between a two-seater, track-oriented version or a road-based four-seater.
They’re also calling it the, “Most extreme performance Jaguar vehicle ever.” This is quite a profound statement coming from the marketing team over in the UK. So, how is Jaguar expecting to get away with charging such a large sum of money?
The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a Beast
Let’s be straight here – don’t let the fact that the XE SV Project 8 is a [...]
Maserati reportedly is going to have a small, 2 door vehicle to replace the GranTurismo. Unfortunately, that’s been pushed back to the next decade some time. Thankfully, not all has been lost.
The Maserati GranTurismo is an absolutely beautiful car. To make up for the pushing back of a new model, they’ve added a few facelift touch ups for a refreshed look. The whole car looks (and always has looked) absolutely stunning.
What’s Been done to the 2018 Maserati GranTurismo?
You may have to look closely to see some of the changes that Maserati has made. For instance, they redesigned the grille which was inspired by a Maserati concept called the Alfieri. Road and Track also reports that it’s going to get a redesigned rear bumper. Unfortunately, we can’t see it yet as Maserati has only released pictures of the front of the GranTurismo.
The sport version of the Maserati GranTurismo will feature a new [...]
Finally! Porsche has unveiled the 2018 911 GT2 RS. This is the most powerful car Porsche has ever made, producing about 700 horsepower from a twin turbo flat 6.
It has a 0-62 time of about 2.8 seconds, and a max speed of 211 mph. Porsche has specifically designed this car to be fitted perfectly for the track. In fact, Porsche describes it as precisely focused, brutally strong, and the perfected driving machine.
With the base price of about $293,200 US dollars, it’s quite costly. Though not surprising, Porsche has made every cent of that price tag worth it.
What Makes The Porsche 911 GT2 RS Such A Perfect Car?
The design goal with the 911 GT2 RS was to have both a high top speed, meaning a low drag coefficient, and race-optimised aerodynamics, meaning maximum downforce. This wasn’t exactly an easy task for the design team.
BMW is a German brand known for mixing elegance and performance – similar to Mercedes. Now, they’re starting to delve into the electric car category. Since the release of the all electric i3, BMW has said it’s planning on making many more electric vehicles.
Earlier in the year, BMW confirmed a couple new electric vehicles in particular being released in the future. They unveiled plans to make a fully electric MINI for starters. They’ll also make a fully electric X3 in 2020. Finally, the upcoming “fully electric BMW iNEXT” should come around 2021.
This left a couple year gap between the release of the i3 and the next electric car. This made us wonder why they’d have such a gap. Thankfully, our questions were answered.
An All Electric BMW 3 Series
That’s right – an all electric 3 series Beamer (not it’s brother the 330e hybrid). To make matters more interesting, the all electric 3 series would be a main rival for [...]
Modifications are a great way to enhance both performance and looks to your car. On top of that, it’s a good way to both learn your car and get a connection to it. Watching your vehicle unfold into a piece of art you designed is extremely rewarding and a fun project.
If you want to buy a project car but you’re not exactly sure where to start, we’ve got you covered. In our 5 Best Street Cars to Start Modding article, we go over our opinion on the best cars to mod. Hopefully this will give you a couple good ideas on where to start looking.
There’s a ton of mods for you to add to your car like an intake, coilovers, performance enhancers, etc.. If you don’t know exactly what you want to do, we’re going to go over our top 5 mods that apply to any car.
Modifying a car is something that a lot of people love to do. The art of turning a pretty average car into something that turns heads is extremely popular (and it’s not hard to see why). Plus, its a great way to fall deeper in love with your set of wheels.
With that said, if you’re a car enthusiast you’ve probably thought about modifying a car for the track or drag strip before. But if you’re like a lot of people, you might not know where to start. There’s tons of good options out there to modifying, but we’ve narrowed it down to out 5 favorite.
5. Ford Mustang GT
The Ford Mustang has been an American icon pony car since its debut in 1964. People from all over the world [...]
Lamborghini recently began shipping out the new Centenarios to those lucky enough to get their hands on one. With only 40 built, 20 of them are coupes and the remaining 20 are roadsters. The coupes finished being delivered, so now the first Lamborghini Centenario Roadster built was recently shipped to California.
The Centenario is an extremely precious piece of Lamborghini and automotive history. It was built to commemorate the 100th birthday of Mr. Lamborghini who began the famous brand.
Lamborghini says, “It’s a homage to this visionary man and to the future he believed so much in.” We believe this outstanding car is a great way to honor his legacy.
What Drives The Lamborghini Centenario Roadster?
Under the (rear) hood is a beautiful, naturally-aspirated V12 capable of making 759 horsepower and 507 lb-ft of torque. It has a 0-62 mph time of 2.9 seconds and a max speed of over 217. The automatic transmission also has a gearbox [...]