Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Nuggets May 7-13, 2018: Teen Tire Tread; Oil Up; Walkers Wonked; F-150 Slow Production; BuhBye Cadillac ATS; Tesla Troubles; RR SUV; Detroit Auto Show Defections; NASCAR FSBO?
TACH's take on this past week's automotive news in easy to digest chunks ... Continue reading
Kudos to Mazda for continuing to offer manual transmissions in these little cars. The low-end powertrain (2.0-liter, 155-hp) would feel quite adequate if you could manage your own rpm ranges. The more powerful, direct-injected, 2.3-liter in our Grand Touring test car makes 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. ... Continue reading
Of course, this is an Alfa Romeo, and as such it wears great Italian styling behind its distinctive grille. The Giulia is low-slung with a pronounced wedge shape. My wife felt the entry was too low, but I enjoyed it. Entry and egress are aided by four assist handles over the doors. ... Continue reading