Why Buy A Base Porsche Cayman When You Can Get A Lotus For Less?

Recently we reported some sad news from Lotus; the Evora is going out of production and this may be the end for Lotus cars in America. Now is your chance to snag one of the most under-appreciated sports cars, before all the collectors decide Evoras are the next big thing. » 9/22/14 2:15pm Yesterday 2:15pm

Honda And GM Scrutinize Dealers Selling Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

Purchasing a certified pre-owned vehicle is often a great way to save some money over buying new. CPO cars are supposed to go through a rigorous process to acquire that certification, making it a bit better than just a "used car." Honda and GM are cracking down on dealers who cut corners on the certification process. » 9/22/14 8:14am Yesterday 8:14am

Is This Ferrari F40 LM Conversion Supercar Heaven Or Sacrilege?

There was a time before top-speed records and hybrids when driving a supercar meant more than piloting technology. You didn't just drive one of these machines, you tamed one. The Ferrari F40 was the one of the ultimate supercars of its time, and it can be yours for only $1.2 million dollars. » 9/21/14 3:30pm Sunday 3:30pm

You Can Buy This Rare 540hp Roush Mustang Prototype

So I'm going to come right out and say it; I don't think the 2015 Ford Mustang looks better than the one it replaces. The previous generation just seems cleaner, more classic. If you feel the same way and want a unique pony-car with a crap-load of power, check out this Roush RS3. » 9/19/14 2:00pm Friday 2:00pm

Lawsuit Claims Dealership Ads Made Mom Relive Her Son's Tragic Death

In April tornadoes ravaged through Chowan County, NC. According to WAVY.com, a local mother who lost her son in the storms says she is forced to relive that experience because a car dealership ran ads without her permission urging people to donate. She also says she hasn't seen one dime from the dealer. » 9/19/14 9:07am Friday 9:07am

Tesla Says New Jersey Regulators Can't Stop Direct Sales

In April the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission revoked Tesla's dealership licence in the state. Currently there are two pieces of legislation due for a vote in the fall that could allow Tesla to operate. But the automaker claims that the state regulators didn't have the authority to shut down direct sales. » 9/18/14 8:26am Thursday 8:26am

Would You Pay Ten Grand For A '97 Miata?

One could argue that the Mazda Miata is the "official car of Jalopnik." Miata love runs strong around here, and while I personally would never buy one, I can understand the appeal. But I'm not quite sure a '97 NA is worth $10,000, feel free to convince me otherwise. » 9/17/14 2:00pm Wednesday 2:00pm

Used Vehicle Prices Dropped Four Months In A Row

Automakers and dealerships had record sales this summer on new vehicles. But the availability of cheap credit, generous factory incentives, and heavy discounts meant that many buyers found new cars a better value than used. With used car inventories piling up, prices are dropping. » 9/17/14 10:15am Wednesday 10:15am

How Far Have You Traveled To Buy A Car?

I tell car buyers all the time that the best deal maybe several hours away if they are willing to take the drive. Trying to get a deal on a Honda in NYC illustrated that it is worth going out to the suburbs to avoid the stealerships. But would you travel across the country to get exactly what you want? » 9/17/14 9:10am Wednesday 9:10am

Is There A Sedan That Looks Better Than The Hatchback Version?

I was cruising down the road when I saw a brand new Impreza sedan, it puzzled me. I thought, "Why would anyone take the sedan over the hatch? Do they really think it looks better?" Recently, you showed us cars that just look better as wagons, but could the reverse be true? » 9/16/14 1:00pm 9/16/14 1:00pm

Michigan Dealerships Agree To Stop Ads With Specific Trade-In Values

No matter where you live you have all heard something like this by some local car dealer, "We will pay over blue-book for your trade!" Astute car-buyers know that these claims are nothing more than a trick to get buyers into the dealership. The Michigan Better Business Bureau is looking to put an end to them. » 9/16/14 9:00am 9/16/14 9:00am

Nevada Dealerships Supportive Of Tesla Direct Sales

Tesla's deal to build its gigafactory in Reno, is a win-win scenario. Nevada gets a much needed economic boost, and Tesla gets numerous incentives including direct sales. While the dealerships were not keen on the idea at first, they have come to realize that Tesla's presence will only benefit them. » 9/15/14 8:30am 9/15/14 8:30am

Arsonist Sets Fire To BMWs At Dealership

Police are searching for a man that witnesses say set fire to several BMWs at a Santa Monica dealership late Wednesday night. The blaze is estimated to have caused $250,000 in damages. Authorities have released surveillance images of the suspect and are requesting assistance. » 9/12/14 8:08pm 9/12/14 8:08pm

How To Shop For A Leased Vehicle

For all of you who think leasing a car is the worst financial decision ever and want to say "If you can't afford it, you shouldn't get it!", stop reading now, hop on your high-horse and gallop into the comments. Now for the rest of you, here is what you really need to know about leasing a car. » 9/12/14 12:00pm 9/12/14 12:00pm