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    REPORT: Convertible Toyobaru FT-86 in the works

    Toyota FT-86 - click above image for hi-res gallery
    In news that will only shock those that haven't been paying attention, Toyota has reportedly confirmed that if the market demands it, there will be a convertible version of the new FT-86. Though Toyota still hasn't settled on a name for the ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Rear-wheel drive Toyota Mark X had us at "mite-suppressing agent"

    2010 Toyota Mark X - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember back when Toyota actually offered rear-wheel drive cars? Sure, a production version of the FT-86 concept is on the way, and yes, you can get a Toyota-branded truck or plump for a Lexus that routes its power out back – but ...

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    BMW X1 to offer both all- and rear-wheel drive

    Click above for high-res gallery of the BMW X1 Concept In a move that marks a significant departure from its current direction, BMW will offer both all- and rear-wheel drive versions of its upcoming BMW X1 model. Up to this point, consumers have only been offered all-wheel-drive mechanicals under ...

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    Plans for an all-RWD Pontiac shelved?

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 Pontiac G8 GTA quick glance at Pontiac's (rumored) future product plans reveals just how much fuel prices have affected plans for an all rear-wheel drive lineup. Let's see, we've got the Solstice and the G8, and, um... that's it. Sure, we're expecting ...

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    Ford developing new rear-drive platform in Dearborn

    Ford has apparently finally heard the call and green-lighted development of a new global rear wheel drive platform and a family of vehicles to be built on it. However, unlike General Motors, Ford will not rely on its Australian division to do the heavy lifting. Since the collapse of the U.S. dollar ...

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    Baby Caddys could go by the name 'ATS'

    The Australian website GoAuto figured that if Bob Lutz wouldn't give up the name of the proposed small Cadillac, it would coin it. So the new Caddy could be known as the "ATS." It's certainly anonymous, but not any more contrived than the rest of the alphabet soup that makes up Cadillac's naming ...

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    Toyota/Subaru sports car details emerge, answers big questions

    var digg_url = ''; More details have come to the fore about the ongoing development of a lightweight sports car birthed from the union of Toyota and Subaru. Our friends over at 7Tune were kind enough to ...

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    Hyundai RWD coupe coming to London motor show in '08

    During an interview with BusinessCar, Hyundai UK's head Tony Whitehorn finally confirmed what's been rumored for going on a year: the automaker's new RWD coupe will replace the Tiburon. The coupe will take about 50- to 60-percent of the styling cues originally debuted on the Veloster concept and is ...

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    Official rendering of Hyundai RWD Coupe?

    We're pretty excited about the upcoming rear-wheel-drive coupe from Hyundai, which you can probably tell by the myriad of posts we've written about it. Most have been spy shots of the car, which reveal very little about what the actual car may look like beyond its overall size and general ...

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    Spy Shots: Hyundai's RWD Coupe in Death Valley, U.S.A.

    click on above image to view 6 spy shots of the new Hyundai RWD CoupeHyundai has just confirmed that the successor to the Tiburon will be a rear-wheel-drive coupe, so we can now stop the speculation that the prototype seen in spy shots for the past few months is a new model completely unrelated to ...

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    Welcome back to the rumormill: Toyota developing cheap RWD coupe

    Back in March, Winding Road floated the idea that Toyota may be in the process of developing a rear-wheel drive vehicle in the same vein as the Corolla AE86 of the 80s. At the time, it was easy to pass it off as pure speculation. Now, the GTChannel says that its sources in the Land of the Rising ...

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    Spy Shots: Hyundai Genesis caught

    As much as we enjoy featuring professional spy photog's material, sometimes the real joy comes courtesy of your average Joe. So when we got tipped off that TheCarBlogger was able to catch a camo-clad Genesis prototype floating around out in the open (location undisclosed), we were more than happy ...

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    Spies spot RWD Ford in Detroit

    Looky, looky. Spies from KGP have caught a rear-wheel drive Ford from Australia at Ford's engineering centers in Detroit. In fact, the car appears to be in the process of being unboxed after its long trip from Oz. What does it mean that this car, presumably a rear-wheel drive Falcon prototype, has ...

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    Could the Hyundai Genesis lead to a rear-wheel drive Tiburon?

    click above image to view 15 high-res pics of the Hyundai Genesis concept var digg_url = ''; Hyundai "officially" unveiled the rear-wheel drive Genesis concept on Tuesday by issuing a press release and ...

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    New York Preview: Hyundai Concept Genesis heralds arrival of V8, RWD sedan from Korea

    Click above image to view two-high res renderings of the Hyundai Concept Genesis var digg_url = ''; We've collected quite an archive of posts showing you spy shots of a large V8-powered, rear-wheel ...

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    Wha? Buick dealers don't want a RWD vehicle

    Buick dealers were reportedly shown a long-wheelbase, rear-wheel drive Holden Statesman that will be sold in China next year and asked if they would like a version to sell in the U.S. market. Surprisingly, at least to us, they turned down Rick Wagoner's offer of a rear-wheel drive Buick, citing ...

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    Long-wheelbase Statesman and Caprice unveiled alongside Commodore

    Holden surprised everyone by unveiling its pair of long-wheelbase sedans, the Statesman and Caprice, alongside the Commodore in Melbourne on Saturday. The development of the Statesman and Caprice cost AUS $190 million in addition to the AUS $1.04 billion spent on the VE Commodore line up. The money ...

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    Expedition to go green?

    Ford Motor Company is mulling ways to move some of its Expedition metal -- which is a good thing considering the 82-day supply the automaker is currently hoarding. The Dearborn-based automaker is taking its big Expedition SUV, which gets 14 mpg in the city, and making a diesel or hybrid ...


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