If I were an Indiana resident, I think I'd stop paying state taxes right about now on the grounds that they are against my religion. It'd not be very far off the truth, either. » 4/01/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

While I really admire the singurlarity of the vision, and the consistency with which it was realised, I’m just glad I don’t have to buy it. » 4/01/15 9:05am Today 9:05am

Directly converting prices across currencies is usually spectacularly misleading, because taxes and speculation. For comparison, an S660 is ¥2000,000.- as compared to a current base MX5 which is ¥2700,000.- So assuming Honda’s LHD engineering cost base is comparable to Mazda’s, it should come out a useful couple of… » 4/01/15 5:45am Today 5:45am

Ford sell a 1.0 ecoboost triple in the European version of the Fusion. That’s not especially exciting, but it does work. A 1.5T four I4 could be fun, even if it won’t be a hellcat. » 4/01/15 5:37am Today 5:37am

Can confirm: every road test of the new Mazda 2 I’ve read suggests that it is either as good or nearly as good as a Fiesta to drive. The 1.5 115-ish hp engine this Scion also gets is the best pick –unless you can get the diesel and afford it. » 4/01/15 5:21am Today 5:21am

I guess a lot of engineering has crept into the design of modern floorpans etc. The only other example I know of a transverse FWD drivetrain being flipping around 180 degrees to make a mid engined roadster is MGF / TF of the '90s. » 3/30/15 2:51pm Monday 2:51pm