Issue #108 New Car Buyers Guide 2012
Tools Of The Trade: High-tech Measuring Devices for High-Tech Vehicles
· With more and more sensors and computers being used to operate today s vehicles, a standardized method of testing, recording and evaluating data is needed to ensure consistency and repeatability.
First Drive: 2012 Scion iQ - Does The iQ Have The Numbers To Outsmart The Other Cars?
· There s a new micro-subcompact on the block. Stepping up to battle for micro-subcompact dominance is the latest release from Scion, the iQ.
2012 New Car Buyer s Guide:
· Dyno Testing
· Track Testing at Streets of Willow: Willow Springs, CA
· Drag Strip Testing: Auto Club Drag Strip: Fontana, CA
· Full Vehicle Specifications
· DSPORT Review
2012 Front Wheel Drive Review
· 2012 Ford Fiesta
· 2012 Honda Civic SI
· 2012 Honda Fit
· 2012 Kia Forte Koup
· 2012 Mazda Speed 3
· 2012 Mazda2
· 2012 Nissan Cube
· 2012 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V
· 2012 Scion iQ
· 2012 Scion TC
· 2012 Scion xB
· 2012 Scion xD
Tracking the tC: Crawford Performance s 2011 Scion tC Track Attacker
· With just some minor upgrades, this Scion had us believing that the tC stood for track capable.
Top Choice FWD: 2012 Mazdaspeed3
· What sets it apart and the tuning capabilities
2012 Rear Wheel Drive Review
· 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS
· 2012 Ford Mustang GT
· 2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8
· 2012 Hyundai Genesis 2.0T
· 2012 Infiniti G37 S Coupe
· 2012 Lotus Evora S
· 2012 Mazda MX-5
· 2012 Mazda RX-8
· 2012 Nissan 370Z Coupe
· 2012 Nissan 370Z Nismo
Taking The 4 To 6: A Solution To Get 3.8 Performance From A 2010 Hyundai Genesis 2.0T
· While the aftermarket has been slow to embrace the Genesis Coupe, here s proof that the right mix of parts and tuning can take the 2.0-liter Genesis to the 3.8-liter s performance level and beyond.
Top Choice RWD: 2012 Nissan 370Z
· DSPORT Top Choice RWD for three years in a row
2012 All Wheel Drive Review
· 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart
· 2012 Mitsubishi EVO X MR
· 2012 Mitsubishi EVO X GSR
· 2012 Nissan GT-R
· 2012 Subaru WRX
· 2012 Subaru WRX STi
Ralliart Reloaded: Worked up examples of a 2009 and 2011 Mitsubishi Ralliart
· It s not an EVO. However, it turns out that the Ralliart delivers a high-value platform for a performance buildup.
Building The Perfect 10: A look into two tuned Mitsubishi EVO Xs
· While we awarded the Top Choice AWD award to the 2012 GT-R this year, the EVO X is a winner in its own right. To prove the point, we had two modified EVO Xs join us for track testing at the Streets of Willow.
S Is For Sport: 2010 and 2011 Subaru STI
· The STI is set up for the street and not the track. Fortunately, there are aftermarket solutions to add plenty of SPORT to your STI.
2012 Top Choice AWD: 2012 Nissan GT-R
· It s simply the best car being built for the money