Toyota’s Performance Renaissance?

Everyone probably remembers back to the dark times of Toyota. Gone were the days of fun cars like the Supra and MR2, with monuments to boring practicality, such as the Matrix and every updated Prius, being rolled out to replace your excited gasps with yawns of pure disappointment. However, since the launch of the GT86/FR-S … Continue reading Toyota’s Performance Renaissance?

For Newer Enthusiasts – Hot Hatches are Practicality Meeting Performance

While not as popular as high horsepower muscle cars here in the US, the hot hatch class is an important staple of car culture. Everyone knows of the little hot hatches, and if you’re into performance driving, you’ve probably owned/driven one at some point. It kinda makes sense that most driving enthusiasts will have experience … Continue reading For Newer Enthusiasts – Hot Hatches are Practicality Meeting Performance

Four Fun & Affordable Four-Bangers that Newer Enthusiasts Often Overlook

This one is an article more for the newer people in the car community; especially the ones without too much cash in their pockets. In the search for a cheap starter enthusiast car (which is most likely gonna be an inline four cylinder), these new enthusiasts often are looking at the old Civic hatchback or … Continue reading Four Fun & Affordable Four-Bangers that Newer Enthusiasts Often Overlook

Honda Civic Type R and Si. What’s the Difference?

“Type R”  and “Si” are both words/abbreviations synonymous with Honda’s front-wheel drive performance history. Both of these badges have rightfully earned a significant following in the car community, based on their combination of precision handling and power for the money, but these cars are very different. The Type R is the serious precision track star, … Continue reading Honda Civic Type R and Si. What’s the Difference?

New Corolla Hatchback: Toyota’s Next Attempt at Affordable Sport?

In modern times, it might be a little bit strange to associate a Toyota Corolla with anything even remotely sporty. Corollas now are just the “Eh, it’ll get me from A to B” cars. They aren’t anything too special. Now, that might be changing… Toyota recently announced the Corolla Hatchback will be replacing the iM … Continue reading New Corolla Hatchback: Toyota’s Next Attempt at Affordable Sport?