Next week kicks off the 2017 North American International Auto Show. Although much attention has been directed at automakers’ decisions to move away from the traditional auto show format for their new-car debuts, with companies like Chrysler choosing instead to utilize the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the show in Detroit still remains one of the biggest events in the auto world, and CarGurus is excited to report on it this year. Continue reading >>>
The auto press usually focuses on new cars this time of year, but another reason the midwinter months can be exciting is from the used car perspective. Around this time of year, some of the cars that were brand new last year are starting to appear on used car lots. 2014 models have had their time in the spotlight, and now’s your chance to try to find one for a bargain. There likely won’t be a hugely significant price change, mind you, but you can (we hope) expect a barely year-old vehicle to be in decent shape. Even if these cars are still on new lots, you can expect the dealerships to offer some great deals to move that inventory and make way for the plethora of ’15s and ’16s they’re receiving.
There are two sides of the Lexus LFA fence:
It’s either the coolest, most aurally delightful and beautiful supercar to ever ever grace the track, or it’s a just an overpriced example of Japanese-designed excess.
I happen to believe the LFA came at a time when Lexus desperately needed something to infuse the brand with some excitement and would be well worth the almost-$400K asking price to snag one of the 500 production models.
At least 500 other folks seem to agree, since the car is sold out of its limited production run. But there’s hope that the fire-breathing madness will continue in the form of an LFA roadster, which should hit the streets (tracks garages) in mid-2014.
If you’re a bigger fan of the heart-safe and slightly less wallet-draining models typically associated with Lexus, read on!