Heat Up Valentine's Day With These Cars


It's Valentine's Day, and you're looking for an automotive way to tell your significant other how you feel. We surveyed our fellow editors, all of whom are known to be world-class romantics — just ask them! — for some advice:

By Patrick Olsen | February 11, 2015 | Comments (0)

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Up Close (22 Photos)


Sometimes sports cars don't look all that great when they're transformed into convertibles, but the new 4C Spider doesn't suffer that fate. It's just as striking and stylish as the 4C coupe, with the biggest changes to the car’s rear.

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A new rear deck covers the engine, and it's bordered by buttresses leading to the roll bar. Like the coupe, the A-pillar is made of carbon fiber, but it's not painted on the Spider, which gives the frame a unique look.

By Mike Hanley | January 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: First Look


Competes with: Porsche Boxster, BMW M235i convertible, Audi TTS Roadster

Looks like: A thrilling way to get a tan

Drivetrain: 237-hp, turbocharged 1.7-liter four-cylinder engine with six-speed dual-clutch transmission; rear-wheel drive

Hits dealerships: Summer 2015

Alfa Romeo made its return to the U.S. market late last year with the launch of the mid-engine 4C sports car, and the Italian brand is quickly following up on it with the debut of the 4C Spider roadster at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Driver involvement is a key aspect of the 4C experience, and the new Spider looks ready to ratchet up the intensity even more by adding a wind-in-the-hair component to it. The 4C Spider is offered with a removable cloth roof or carbon-fiber hardtop, and it arrives at dealerships this summer.

By Mike Hanley | January 11, 2015 | Comments (1)

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By Matt Schmitz | November 2, 2014 | Comments (0)

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By Matt Schmitz | October 5, 2014 | Comments (1)

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Review


"A paradox of modern and historical sports-car technology — and driving characteristics — the beautiful 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C is thoroughly, unrelentingly, a machine. For that you may love it or hate it," said Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder. Check out the rest of his review.

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By Matt Schmitz | September 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

What Are the Top 10 Exhaust Tips On Sale Today?


Aesthetically, there is a lot to consider when analyzing a car's design. Most people probably focus on a car's grill or even the profile. But for a certain group of people the tailpipes have an allure all their own. Here are what our editors consider the 10 best examples of exquisite exhausts on the market today.

By David Thomas | September 15, 2014 | Comments (2)

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For its first U.S. offering in roughly two decades, Alfa Romeo returns to the fold with a supercar in the 2015 4C — and it's got all the supercar hallmarks: exotic supercar looks, ultra-high supercar performance and, of course, a you've-gotta-really-want-it supercar price tag, Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder said. Watch the video.

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By Matt Schmitz | August 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

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