Mark Maynard / Automotive

Auto Word: Alfa Romeo 4C Is a Track-Ready Road Car

The Alfa Romeo 4C sports car is a two-seat track car for the road. That formula is not unlike how Porsche gained fame in the late 1950s and '60s. It built pure sports cars that could be driven to the track, raced (maybe with a tire swap) and then ...

Auto Word: Subaru XV Crosstrek a Real Nature Lover

One of the more enlightened automotive-marketing decision goes to Subaru for adding its first hybrid powertrain to the XV Crosstrek. A plan so logical in automotive marketing is uncommon, yet this plan is a natural. Subaru wagon/crossover owners, ...