Sports Car Information

Our Sports Car Information section goes under the hood to look at performance and history of classic and modern sports cars. Get sports car information and pictures here.

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Alfa Romeo trained its sights on creating an affordable small sedan in the early 1950s. Read how the temptation to make something livelier and more exciting of the new car resulted in a real jewel, the 1954-1965 Alfa Romeo Giulietta and Giulia.

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A humble start is never an absolute impediment to making great cars. Automotive history is rich with admired vehicles made with ingenious use of existing parts and stretching of scarce funds. Read about one example, the 1953 Triumph TR2 Roadster.

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The 1965-1967 Buick Gran Sport was a Skylark-based performance option that became available mid-1965. Buick renamed their 401 engine to the 400 which turned out to be a perfect fit for the A-body Skylark. Find out how the Buick Gran Sport stacked up.

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Jaguar cars come alive in these profiles pictures and specifications of Jaguar's hottest sports models. Learn about the sexy Jaguar XKE the LeMans-winning D-Type and C-Type racers and the classic SS 100 roadster.

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The Jaguar XKE, revealed in 1961, was a roadgoing race car that delighted drivers and reviewers. This car featured a race-proven twin-cam engine four-speed gearbox and all-wheel disc brakes. Find out what it's like to drive a Jaguar XKE.

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The 1957-1980 Lotus Seven is pure sports car intended to be affordable but with virtually no amenities. It was originally offered as a kit that required assembly. Learn about the 1957-1980 Lotus Seven including the production facts and specifications.

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The Porsche 928 was a prospective replacement for the rear-engine Porsche 911. Some critics dubbed it the world's best performance car. Learn why the great front-engine 928 never met that potential.

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Introduced in 1965, the Porsche 911 has been wowing car lovers for decades. Trace this fantastic car's history, plus find links to more great info about other Porsche cars.

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The Porsche 924 Porsche 944 and Porsche 968 were Porsche's ideal front-engine sports cars. Each version of this front-engine Porsche had its own look. Learn how Porsche's front-engine adventure began with the 924 in the late 1970s.

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The Porsche 924 Porsche 944 and Porsche 968 were sometimes controversial Porsches. They were a family of front-engine Porsches, but the engines they used cause much controversy. Follow their evolution in pictures and specifications.

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The 2005 Corvette C6 made great advances over the C5 in performance style and refinement and was quickly hailed as the best Corvette ever. Learn more about the latest generation of Corvettes.

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In 1998 Corvette bowed the C5 convertible which sported all the great C5 design and engineering features. The new convertible sported the first external trunk lid on an open-air Corvette in 36 years. Follow the development of the C5 Corvette.

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The 1999 Corvette expanded Chevy's line of powerful sports cars with the introduction of a notchback hardtop coupe. The hardtop's beefier structure made its body 12 percent more rigid than the coupe. Learn more about the C5 Corvettes.

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The 2000 Corvette featured minor changes such as a Z51 Performance Handling Package to boost stability and comfort. The result was an increase in sales. Learn more about the 2000 Corvette.

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The 2001 Corvette muscled up with the addition of the Z06 equipped with a newly engineered powerplant called the LS6 making it an enthusiast�s delight. Follow the development of the fifth generation of Corvette cars.

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The 2002 Corvette featured improved horsepower torque and a lighter transmission case. These improvements came about as a result of modifications to make the LS6 breathe more freely. Follow the improvements to the fifth generation of Corvettes.

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The 2003 Corvette gained a host of standard features. Created to mark the Corvette's first half-century of production, Chevrolet offered a 50th Anniversary Special Edition 2003 Corvette. Learn more.

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The 2004 Corvette was the last model in the C5 generation. Corvette marked the occasion by issuing special Commemorative Editions which featured LeMans Blue paint as well as special badges inside and out. Learn more.

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The 1988 Corvette featured important upgrades to the engine and chassis. Buyers also had a option of 16 or 17 inch wheels. Learn about the great new features on this classic 35th anniversary Corvette.

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The 1989 Corvette boasted 17-inch wheels and a removable hardtop option for the convertible. It included an electrically heated rear window and fit earlier rag-roof C4s. Learn more about this classic Corvette.

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The 1990 Corvette provided not only a smooth ride but improved safety features such as an airbag and better anti-lock brakes. The base engine also received a slight bump up to 245-bhp. Learn more.

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The 1992 Corvette featured a more powerful engine and improved traction control. IT was equipped with a 5.7-liter V-8 that produced 300-bhp at 5,000 rpm. Follow the progression of the fourth generation of Corvettes.

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The 1993 Corvette offered several new options including passive keyless entry and a 40th Anniversary package. Power was also pushed up to 405-bhp. Learn more about the 1993 Corvette.

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The 1994 Corvette offered a silky ride thanks to improvements in fuel injection and ignition systems. Run-flat tires were also newly added to the options list for 1994 .Learn more about the 1994 Corvette.

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The 1995 Corvette made few changes from the previous year but continued to be a favorite with fans and reviewers. The Corvette Indy Pace Car replica was also offered to buyers. Learn more about this Corvette.

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