Competitors supposedly include sporty coupes such as the Scion F-RS, but in the U.S.,the majority of Miata customers are empty-nest Baby Boomers, age 55-65. Its strongest competition, especially for the pricier versions, doesn’t come from cars but other big-ticket items such as motorcycles, expensive vacations and big-screen TVs.
The Cummins engine plant in Columbus, IN, is in pilot production of the 5.0L turbodiesel V-8 soon to be delivered to Nissan for the all-new Titan XD fullsize pickup truck. Sales are set to begin by year's end.
The Bertone brand names and logo are going on the auction block, alongside the sports car designer and coachbuilder’s collection of 79 supercars, prototypes and models. Here are some of the classics up for grabs.
Monterey Car Week was crawling with car events, including Concorso Italiano, held Saturday on the fairways of Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, CA, to celebrate the contributions of Italian automakers.